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Only 1 in 5 older adults in LTACH alive after 5 years

August 29, 2019
In the Journals

More than 70% of patients do not have advance directives prior to surgery

August 14, 2019
Approximately 71% of patients seen in perioperative testing clinics prior to surgery do not have any advanced care directives in place, according to a study published in…
In the Journals

Earlier planning needed to improve end of life outcomes

June 20, 2019
Among patients with cancer referred to hospice, advanced care planning documented in electronic health records was tied to significantly fewer hospital admissions within…

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…
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High Anxiety…Are You Prepared for Flu Season?

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High Anxiety…Are You Prepared for Flu Season?
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Question 28: I Have A Patient With Biliary-Type Pain, But No Other Evidence Of Bile Duct Disease (Normal Diameter Duct On Ultrasound, Normal Liver Function Tests). How Should Such A Patient Be Managed?

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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