Majority of Patients Who Receive ‘End of Life Option Act’ Drugs Take Them – Clinical Pain Advisor


Clinical Pain Advisor

Majority of Patients Who Receive 'End of Life Option Act' Drugs Take Them
Clinical Pain Advisor
A total of 74% of the patients who initiated EOLOA had cancer and in the previous 12 months received care mainly from specialists. HealthDay News — About three-quarters of patients in California who receive End of Life Option Act (EOLOA) drugs ingest

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Letter: ‘The End of Life Options Act’ would empower patient options – Worcester Telegram

Letter: 'The End of Life Options Act' would empower patient options
Worcester Telegram
I am writing to express support in favor of the legislature passing “The End of Life Options Act,” which would provide our citizens who are terminally ill and mentally capable the option of a peaceful, humane death. As a medical student at UMass and

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Three-quarters receiving ‘End of Life Option Act’ drugs take them – Medical Xpress


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Three-quarters receiving 'End of Life Option Act' drugs take them
Medical Xpress
(HealthDay)—About three-quarters of patients in California who receive End of Life Option Act (EOLOA) drugs ingest them and die, according to a research letter published online Dec. 26 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Huong Q. Nguyen, Ph.D., from Kaiser

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Majority Receiving ‘End of Life Option Act’ Drugs Take Them – MPR – Monthly Prescribing Reference

Majority Receiving 'End of Life Option Act' Drugs Take Them – MPR
Monthly Prescribing Reference
Common reasons for pursuing California's EOLOA are not wanting to suffer, not being able to enjoy life.

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Majority Receiving ‘End of Life Option Act’ Drugs Take Them – Monthly Prescribing Reference

Majority Receiving 'End of Life Option Act' Drugs Take Them
Monthly Prescribing Reference
(HealthDay News) — About three-quarters of patients in California who receive End of Life Option Act (EOLOA) drugs ingest them and die, according to a research letter published online Dec. 26 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Huong Q. Nguyen, PhD, from

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Sally Popper: Urges lobbying for ‘End of Life Options Act’ – GazetteNET


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Sally Popper: Urges lobbying for 'End of Life Options Act'
GazetteNET
I thank the Northampton City Council for its unanimous vote Nov. 2 to pass a resolution calling on the state legislature to approve the “End of Life Options Act” (“Council passes bevy of resolutions Thursday,” Nov. 3). It would allow people who are

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Marie Frank: Urges approval of ‘End of Life Options Act’ – GazetteNET


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Marie Frank: Urges approval of 'End of Life Options Act'
GazetteNET
While giving serious thought to the “End of Life Options Act” (H. 1194) that the Massachusetts Legislature is currently considering, I am frequently revisited by the image of my cousin Francine in her struggle with terminal ovarian cancer. It was clear

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Suzanne Farrington: Home health aide backs ‘End of Life Options Act’ – GazetteNET


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Suzanne Farrington: Home health aide backs 'End of Life Options Act'
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I support it wholeheartedly because I am a home health aide, and I see the lives of many families struggling with end-of-life decisions at close range every day. Although I personally find value in all our lives, I believe each of us needs the

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Nadine Shank: Supports ‘End of Life Options Act’ – GazetteNET


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Nadine Shank: Supports 'End of Life Options Act'
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Currently, the Massachusetts Legislature is reviewing the “End of Life Options Act” (House Bill 1194). Passing this bill would allow each of our state's citizens under the careful guidance of their personal physician the option of ending the pain and

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Former county supervisor Warren Church dies at 87 using End-of-Life Option Act. – Monterey County Weekly (blog)


Monterey County Weekly (blog)

Former county supervisor Warren Church dies at 87 using End-of-Life Option Act.
Monterey County Weekly (blog)
2, Church wanted to be known for something different: as an advocate for the choice to end one's own life. Church was among the first wave of Californians to use the End-of-Life Option Act, which became law last year after a fierce political battle

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