A majority of nursing home residents are eligible for palliative care, but don’t get the kind of support needed to relieve their symptoms and improve their quality of life, according to a UC San Francisco study
Hospitals are obsessed with being No. 1. And about the only thing that matters to them even more than that
This article was originally produced by Kaiser Health News Rose Crumb can’t count the number of people she’s helped die.
The findings came from a study presented at the 2017 Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium in California.
Nearly two-thirds of children and teens with terminal cancer receive intense care at the end of life, often in hospitals and intensive care units, a U.S. study suggests
“I touched his butt … and got a hug.”
Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine found that dying adults require twice as many hours of care per week compared to those not near the end of life.
Nearly 37 percent of Americans have advanced directives for end-of-life care if they become seriously ill or unable to make health care decisions, according to a new analysis of recent research.
This new proposed “Right to Try” legislation is a bad deal for terminally ill patients as it would take away some of the protections they currently have under the existing program.
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