In Oregon, End-of-Life Wishes Are Just A Click Away – Physicians News Digest


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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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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 – News-Medical.net

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

and more »

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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
The Guardian
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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