End-of-Life Wishes Are Just a Click Away in Oregon – Medscape – Medscape


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End-of-Life Wishes Are Just a Click Away in Oregon – Medscape
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A new link creates two-way access to the state registry that documents the type of medical care sick and frail patients want — or refuse.

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End-of-Life Wishes Are Just a Click Away in Oregon – Medscape


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End-of-Life Wishes Are Just a Click Away in Oregon
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POLST forms, formally known as Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment, have become a staple in care for the fragile or seriously ill. They document in detail what kind of medical treatments patients want — or don't want — at the end of life

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Here’s where end-of-life priorities are just a click away – Daily News – LA Daily News


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Here's where end-of-life priorities are just a click away – Daily News
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Sallie Cutler, left, and her mother, Alyce Cheatham, attended a 2012 luncheon for Oregon Health and Science University's Center for Ethics in Health Care, …

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Here’s where end-of-life priorities are just a click away – LA Daily News


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Here's where end-of-life priorities are just a click away
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Sallie Cutler, left, and her mother, Alyce Cheatham, attended a 2012 luncheon for Oregon Health and Science University's Center for Ethics in Health Care, which conducts research regarding Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment. Cheatham, a …

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In Oregon, end-of-life wishes are just a click away – News Medical – News-Medical.net


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In Oregon, end-of-life wishes are just a click away – News Medical
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Just four hours earlier, Sallie Cutler had been sharing Mother's Day lunch with her mom, Alyce Cheatham. Then, that same evening, Cheatham, 96, landed in a …
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In Oregon, end-of-life wishes are just a click away
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POLST forms, formally known as Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment, have become a staple in care for the fragile or seriously ill. They document in detail what kind of medical treatments patients want — or don't want — at the end of life

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Congress Should Not Kill End-Of-Life Talks Just As Physicians And … – Forbes


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Congress Should Not Kill End-Of-Life Talks Just As Physicians And …
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In a return to the bad old days of death panels, some lawmakers want to block Medicare from paying for end-of-life conversations. It is a terrible idea.

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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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‘Just say death!’ Plays teach healthcare workers about end-of-life care – The Guardian


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'Just say death!' Plays teach healthcare workers about end-of-life care
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Despite pioneering medical treatment throughout Josh's life, Cawley says he was denied admission as an inpatient to a local hospice because his needs were too complex, and died a difficult death at home. She is fighting to end what she describes as end

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‘Death with dignity’ isn’t just about easing end-of-life pain – Omaha World-Herald


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'Death with dignity' isn't just about easing end-of-life pain
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One of the group's new ads promotes the District's proposed Death With Dignity Act as giving "a dying person the option to avoid the worst pain and suffering at the end of life." Dan Diaz, the widower of Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old California woman

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