Patients nearing end of life receptive to having cholesterol medicine ‘deprescribed’ – Science Daily

Patients nearing end of life receptive to having cholesterol medicine 'deprescribed'
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"A lot of our work is trying to better inform the evidence base for medication use at the end of life, and patient perceptions are really important in trying to honor what the patient wants and what the family wants." Furuno notes that the primary

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Patients nearing end of life receptive to having cholesterol medicine … – EurekAlert (press release)

Patients nearing end of life receptive to having cholesterol medicine …
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New research suggests patients nearing the end of their lives because of a 'life-limiting illness' such as cancer or heart disease may not feel medically …

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Patients nearing end of life receptive to having cholesterol medicine … – Medical Xpress

Patients nearing end of life receptive to having cholesterol medicine …
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New research suggests patients nearing the end of their lives because of a "life-limiting illness" such as cancer or heart disease may not feel medically …

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Patients nearing end of life receptive to having cholesterol medicine ‘deprescribed’ Oregon State University – EurekAlert (press release)

Patients nearing end of life receptive to having cholesterol medicine 'deprescribed' Oregon State University
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PORTLAND, Ore. – New research suggests patients nearing the end of their lives because of a "life-limiting illness" such as cancer or heart disease may not feel medically abandoned if their doctor wants to take them off the statins that control their

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The Importance of Having End-of-Life Discussions – OzarksFirst.com


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The Importance of Having End-of-Life Discussions
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It's not something most of us like to talk about, but it's something that's very important to plan for. Not just for you but for your loved ones your family. Something you need to talk about now before it's too late is the importance of end-of-life

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Your Healthy Family: The importance of having end of life care decisions made ahead of time – KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News


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Your Healthy Family: The importance of having end of life care decisions made ahead of time
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The difference between extending life and prolonging death can be a difficult line to walk, once an end of life care situation is happening. Reverend Mesnikoff says having those end of life care decisions made before the situation happens can make all

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Congress Should Not Kill End-Of-Life Talks Just As Physicians And Patients Are Having Them – Forbes


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Congress Should Not Kill End-Of-Life Talks Just As Physicians And Patients Are Having Them
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We may be about to have a new debate over “death panels.” If we do, it would be a tragedy for tens of millions of Americans and their families. You may remember this small piece of the Affordable Care Act that garnered outsized attention back in 2010.

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Successful Aging: The things that matter when having end-of-life conversations – The Daily Breeze

Successful Aging: The things that matter when having end-of-life conversations
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Q My sister is critically ill and has had a long and difficult relationship with her daughter. I would hate to have my niece live with unresolved issues with his mother for the rest of her life. It would be a big burden. Do you have any suggestions

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Successful Aging: The things that matter when having end-of-life … – The Pasadena Star-News

Successful Aging: The things that matter when having end-of-life …
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Q My sister is critically ill and has had a long and difficult relationship with her daughter. I would hate to have my niece live with unresolved issues with his …

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Having tough end-of-life conversations — before it’s too late – KALW


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Having tough end-of-life conversations — before it's too late
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A recent study at a major palliative care symposium shows that having end-of-life conversations with patients can reduce their stress and anxieties4. Tom Brokaw was fortunate to have a doctor in his family as his patient advocate. The vast majority of …

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