A Novel Way to Document End-of-Life Preferences – New York Times (blog)

A Novel Way to Document End-of-Life Preferences
New York Times (blog)
In the continuing campaign to get people, particularly the old and sick, to discuss their preferences for end-of-life care, we've been pushing for them to have intimate conversations with family members. Web sites like The Conversation Project and

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For Bioethicist With Ailing Spouse, End Of Life Issues Hit Home – NPR


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For Bioethicist With Ailing Spouse, End Of Life Issues Hit Home
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After writing books and essays about end of life issues, and advocating for the right to die, bioethicist Margaret Battin is wrestling with the issue in her own family. Her husband, Brooke Hopkins, an English professor at the University of Utah, where

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End of life issues: What happens after the end – NorthFulton.com

End of life issues: What happens after the end
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End of life issues: What happens after the end. Roswell resident creates documentary on coping with loss of loved ones. by Jessa Pease · write the author. shadow. July 24, 2013. ROSWELL, Ga. —After the loss of a loved one, many people have human 

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Programs Bring Innovation To Palliative And End-Of-Life Care Eight Programs … – ParamusPost.com

Programs Bring Innovation To Palliative And End-Of-Life Care Eight Programs
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Three programs that expand the reach of palliative and end-of-life care will be recognized as the 2013 recipients of the Circle of Life Award®: Celebrating Innovation in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, along with five others that will be awarded

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Behind the Cover Story: Robin Marantz Henig on Making End-of-Life Decisions … – New York Times (blog)

Behind the Cover Story: Robin Marantz Henig on Making End-of-Life Decisions
New York Times (blog)
Not many people have devoted their careers to studying end-of-life issues. Do you think this is harder or easier for Peggy and Brooke because they have thought about these ideas for a long time? Harder, probably — in the way that everything about

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Tuscaloosa receives award to determine end-of-life needs for people with HIV … – News-Medical.net

Tuscaloosa receives award to determine end-of-life needs for people with HIV
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Approximately 10,000 Americans die with an HIV/AIDS diagnosis each year, and many of these patients lack access to the care they need at the end of their lives. A group of nursing professors at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is embarking on a

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Additional pay leads docs to record end-of-life wishes – FierceHealthFinance

Additional pay leads docs to record end-of-life wishes
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Researchers at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) paid medical residents $400 if they engaged in a group effort to record end-of-life wishes for their patients in their medical records. As a result, the proportion of patients with end

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Professors Explore End-of-Life Needs for HIV/AIDS Patients in Appalachian … – Tennessee Today

Professors Explore End-of-Life Needs for HIV/AIDS Patients in Appalachian
Tennessee Today
Approximately 10,000 Americans die with an HIV/AIDS diagnosis each year, and many of these patients lack access to the care they need at the end of their lives. This is especially true for those who live in the Appalachian region. A group of nursing 

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Death Panels Resurrected: Rep. Earl Blumenauer Wants End-Of-Life … – Medical Daily

Death Panels Resurrected: Rep. Earl Blumenauer Wants End-Of-Life
Medical Daily
In 2009, while debates over the health reform's laws were at full swing, conservative opposition famously distorted a provision that would have Medicare reimburse physicians for having discussions about end-of-life wishes with patients. With a
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Lawsuit raises issues about end-of-life wishes – Orlando Sentinel

Lawsuit raises issues about end-of-life wishes
Orlando Sentinel
Experts say such cases demonstrate the need for people of all ages to have clear end-of-life wishes, and at the same time, show why health-care providers should make it a priority to know what their patients want. "I think it's very important," Hallada

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