Across China: End-of-life care maintains dignity of the terminally ill – Xinhua

Across China: End-of-life care maintains dignity of the terminally ill
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SHENYANG, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) — Death is an inevitable part of life, but how one dies can have a huge impact on quality of life at the last moment, and loved ones left behind. Zhang Jieren, 63, recently passed away peacefully at Shengjing Hospital

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Scientists develop ‘chatbot’ to advise patients about end-of-life care … – TheBlaze.com


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Scientists develop 'chatbot' to advise patients about end-of-life care …
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Scientists develop 'chatbot' to advise patients about end-of-life care Scientists have developed a tablet-based chatbot to advise patients about their end-of-life …
This chatbot could help the elderly make difficult end-of-life decisionsInternational Business Times UK
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Yale Study: Earlier Hospice Care Would Improve Quality of End of Life – Newswise (press release)


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Yale Study: Earlier Hospice Care Would Improve Quality of End of Life
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Older, terminally ill patients could improve the quality of their last days by accessing hospice services much sooner, according to a Yale School of Medicine-led …
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Atul Gawande On How To Improve End-Of-Life Care – WBUR


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Atul Gawande On How To Improve End-Of-Life Care
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Surgeon and author Atul Gawande's book "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End" examines how the treatment of the elderly and the dying can be improved, an issue which was brought home for Gawande when his father was diagnosed with …

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How To Take Charge Of Your End-Of-Life Care—And Why You Should Care About It Right Now – Prevention.com


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How To Take Charge Of Your End-Of-Life Care—And Why You Should Care About It Right Now
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It's not an easy subject, but end-of-life planning is a necessary one to to consider. To get started, it's a good idea for every adult over 18 to create an advance directive—a set of legal documents that typically has two components: a health care

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Yale study: Earlier hospice care would improve quality of end of life – New Haven Register


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Yale study: Earlier hospice care would improve quality of end of life
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The study found that, while Medicare covers hospice when a patient is given a prognosis of six months or less to live, most patients don't turn to the services until the very end of life. The prognosis is made according to Medicare criteria for each
Hospice care is short and may start later than neededMedical Xpress
Most Families Wait Too Long to Utilize Hospice CareHealthline
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New Jersey Funds Project to Improve End-of-Life Care – NJ Spotlight


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New Jersey Funds Project to Improve End-of-Life Care
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To help shift this trend, New Jersey officials will spend $5 million this year to develop a comprehensive state model for end-of-life care, develop education and training protocols for healthcare providers, and study the impact of hospice placement on

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Keiro, Providence Partner to Address End-of-Life Care for Older Adults – The Rafu Shimpo

Keiro, Providence Partner to Address End-of-Life Care for Older Adults
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16 announced a partnership to bring palliative care services to Japanese American and Japanese-speaking older adults who are living with advanced illness and debilitating symptoms through the end of life. The collaboration leverages Providence's …

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Dr. Atul Gawande on the questions we should be asking in end-of-life care – CBS News


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Dr. Atul Gawande on the questions we should be asking in end-of-life care
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Dr. Atul Gawande believes that caring for the dying shouldn't be primarily about keeping people alive longer but about ensuring quality of life. "The goal is not a good death. The goal is a good life all the way 'til the very end," Gawande told "CBS

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Dr. Atul Gawande on what we should be asking in end-of-life care – CBS News


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Dr. Atul Gawande on what we should be asking in end-of-life care
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September 6, 2017, 8:14 AM | Dr. Atul Gawande helped transform the conversation about aging and death in his book, "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End." The book spent 85 weeks on the New York Times Best Sellers list and is now …

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