Hospice and Palliative Care

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Earlier planning needed to improve end of life outcomes

June 20, 2019

Palliative care guidelines emphasize interdisciplinary care, coordination

October 31, 2018
The latest National Consensus Project Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care underscore the importance of interdisciplinary care and care coordination…

Palliative care could reduce suicide risk among veterans with advanced lung cancer

October 23, 2018
Palliative care appeared to reduce the risk for suicide among a cohort of more than 20,000 U.S. veterans with advanced-stage lung cancer, according to study results…
In the Journals

Patients with cancer may be at risk for opioid misuse

September 26, 2018
Individuals treated with opioids for cancer pain may be at risk for aberrant drug behaviors, including misuse and addiction, study results suggest. Sriram
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Genetic Triglyceride Disorders & Clinical Impact of PCSK9 Inhibition Evidence: Highlights from the National Lipid Association’s Clinical Lipid Update

This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Akcea Therapeutics and Amgen.

Did you miss the National Lipid Association’s (NLA) Clinical Lipid Update in September 2018? You can now view two…
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GI Bookshelf

Question 20: A 58-Year-Old Female Underwent A Screening Colonoscopy That Showed A 2.5-Cm Flat Polyp In The Proximal Ascending Colon. I Tattooed The Area And Biopsied The Polyp, Which Was Initially Reported As Hyperplastic. What Should I Do?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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VIDEO: PCP, patient partnerships lead to successful outcomes in palliative care

April 26, 2018
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