Hospice and Palliative Care

Top Story

Earlier planning needed to improve end of life outcomes

June 20, 2019
In the Journals

1-year mortality rate in older adults starting dialysis higher than previously thought

April 23, 2019
A recent study of 1-year mortality rates following dialysis initiation in adults over 65.5 years found that the mortality rate in the older adults was nearly double the…
Guidelines

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…
Feature

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…
More Headlines »
CME ABIM MOC

Ace the Case: A 63-Year-Old Man Presents With Bumps on His Elbows

No commercial support for this activity.

This educational activity will discuss the diagnosis and management of a 63-year-old male with knee and other joint…
More »
GI Bookshelf

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
More »
Video
Meeting News

VIDEO: PCP, patient partnerships lead to successful outcomes in palliative care

April 26, 2018
More »