News tagged with end-of-life care

Studies focus on teens, adults at end of life

A related package of articles published online by JAMA Oncology focuses on end-of-life care for teens and young adults and advance care planning for patients with cancer. The package of articles includes two original investigations, ...

Jul 09, 2015
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Perception of US care for the dying worsens

Surveys of loved ones who lost elderly relatives show that the perception of the quality of care for the dying in the United States has worsened over the last decade. For all the health care industry has done to try to make ...

May 06, 2015
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Never too early to consider end-of-life wishes

Most cases of disagreements over patients' wishes for end-of-life care that have made national headlines have typically involved previously healthy people who didn't think the conversation was relevant to them. Dr. Susan ...

Feb 18, 2015
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Many Americans suffering in final year of life

(HealthDay)—For a growing number of Americans, the final year of life is marked by pain, depression, and other distressing symptoms, according to a study published in the Feb. 3 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Feb 03, 2015
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