Values Conflict at the End of Life – New York Times (blog)

Values Conflict at the End of Life
New York Times (blog)
In theory, or in a more perfect universe, our family members wouldn't have a hard time deciding what to do when we were near death. However painful the task, the decisions would be clear: We would have prepared a written document, an advance directive, 

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FORD VOX: Doctors should be paid for end-of-life consultation – SunHerald.com

FORD VOX: Doctors should be paid for end-of-life consultation
SunHerald.com
As an intern admitting emergency-room patients, I saw it happen again and again: Late-stage cancer patients in the midst of medical crises would roll into our ER in need of a ventilator as expected complications mounted. We would ask for their advance 

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Improving end-of-life care will require fundamental change in thinking – The Tennessean

Improving end-of-life care will require fundamental change in thinking
The Tennessean
of life here in Tennessee? Over the next few months, we — as doctors, policymakers and family caregivers — will address the issues of end-of-life care, the hospice and palliative care services in our community, and health policies in our state

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Mumbai gang-rape victim says rape not the end of life, wants to join duty – Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times

Mumbai gang-rape victim says rape not the end of life, wants to join duty
Hindustan Times
"Rape is not the end of life. I want strictest punishment for all the accused and want to join duty as early as possible," the victim said. "She is recuperating from her injuries and trauma. She is still not completely out of trauma but she is composed
Mumbai gangrape: 3 arrested; survivor says rape not the end of lifeIBNLive
Rape is not the end of life, says Mumbai gangrape victimindiatvnews.com
They threatened to kill me with a beer bottle: Mumbai gangrape victim recounts India Today

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Christus, Oakwood Church offering end-of-life care to dying patients – San Antonio Business Journal

Christus, Oakwood Church offering end-of-life care to dying patients
San Antonio Business Journal
These individuals are called upon to sit and comfort patients who have reached the final days of their lives. “It is great to have a hospital like Christus Santa Rosa to partner with to benefit the lives of people in our community. No one should be

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Hospital, USC partner to study end-of-life care in rural Beaufort County – Hilton Head Island Packet

Hospital, USC partner to study end-of-life care in rural Beaufort County
Hilton Head Island Packet
Beaufort Memorial Hospital is partnering with the University of South Carolina and the Medical University of South Carolina to study end-of-life care in the Lowcountry. The study's designers hope to identify the kind of care most helpful to seriously

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Canadian Medical Association Moves Forward on End-of-Life Care – GlobeNewswire (press release)

Canadian Medical Association Moves Forward on End-of-Life Care
GlobeNewswire (press release)
All resolutions around end-of-life care were passed by CMA members, these included: support for the integration of the palliative approach into the management of life-limiting chronic disease; assisting physicians in helping patients and families

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CMA dodges end-of-life care stance – iPolitics.ca (subscription)


Montreal Gazette

CMA dodges end-of-life care stance
iPolitics.ca (subscription)
While CMA delegates were repeatedly told that end-of-life care will be front-and-centre on the Canadian agenda because of the forthcoming tsunami of baby boomers, Quebec delegate Dr. Pierre Harvey said delegates preferred to “trip over the daisies in
Fears prevail during CMA policy debate on euthanasiaGlobe and Mail
Canadian Medical Association votes against motion to debate doctor-assisted Canada.com

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Anglican curriculum tackles end-of-life issues – Lifesite

Anglican curriculum tackles end-of-life issues
Lifesite
August 14, 2013 (Anglicans For Life) – Anglicans for Life is pleased to announce the publication of their new 8-week Adult Education Curriculum Embrace the Journey. This one-of-a-kind educational series is designed to help churches educate and equip 

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Anglicans curriculum tackles end-of-life issues – Lifesite

Anglicans curriculum tackles end-of-life issues
Lifesite
August 14, 2013 (Anglicans For Life) – Anglicans for Life is pleased to announce the publication of their new 8-week Adult Education Curriculum Embrace the Journey. This one-of-a-kind educational series is designed to help churches educate and equip 

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