Doctor: My terminally ill patients deserve end of life options – The News Journal

Doctor: My terminally ill patients deserve end of life options
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I hope Delaware approves the End of Life Options Act. As a physician who has practiced medicine in Delaware for over 33 years, I help my patients make decisions about their health every day. Educating patients and discussing diagnoses and treatment

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Wisdom at the end of life | EurekAlert! Science News – EurekAlert (press release)

Wisdom at the end of life | EurekAlert! Science News
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In a paper publishing Jan. 24 in the journal International Psychogeriatrics, researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine asked 21 hospice patients, ages 58 to 97 and in the last six months of their lives, to describe the

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Choosing from end of life care options – Spectrum News – Spectrum News


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Choosing from end of life care options – Spectrum News
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If you're hospitalized with a serious injury or disease, does your family know how you want medical professionals to proceed? That conversation was sparked by an incident at a Syracuse nursing home last summer after a nurse failed to follow a DNR, or

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Choosing from end of life care options – Spectrum News


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Choosing from end of life care options
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If you're hospitalized with a serious injury or disease, does your family know how you want medical professionals to proceed? That conversation was sparked by an incident at a Syracuse nursing home last summer after a nurse failed to follow a DNR, or

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VA bests Medicare in end-of-life care for cancer patients | News … – Stanford Medical Center Report


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VA bests Medicare in end-of-life care for cancer patients | News …
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Medicare is more likely to provide excessive end-of-life care for cancer patients than Veterans Affairs, according to a study led by Stanford Medicine and VA researchers.

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Reverberations From War Complicate Vietnam Veterans’ End-Of-Life Care – Kaiser Health News


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Reverberations From War Complicate Vietnam Veterans' End-Of-Life Care
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With weeks or months left to live, after a lifetime of silence about their most horrifying memories, there often isn't enough time for vets to talk about them at all. That's one reason the VA has been trying to start end-of-life care earlier — to

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I’m dying. I hope Delaware approves the End of Life Options Act – The News Journal


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I'm dying. I hope Delaware approves the End of Life Options Act
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Since the spring of 2012, I have been battling metastatic prostate cancer. I've been through multiple therapies and chemotherapy treatments and have done everything in my power to try to prolong my inevitable death from the cancer that has now claimed

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Holiday gatherings are a good time to discuss an uncomfortable subject – end-of-life decisions – Fox News


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Holiday gatherings are a good time to discuss an uncomfortable subject – end-of-life decisions
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In fact, a recent study noted that only one-third of U.S. adults have advanced directives for their end-of-life care. This lack of planning means loved ones are often left with no guidance when something goes wrong. Instead of having a plan in place

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Northern Queensland Primary Health Network launch end of life care project – NT News


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Northern Queensland Primary Health Network launch end of life care project
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Through funding provided by NQPHN, Palliative Care Queensland will undertake the project over a 12-month period to build partnerships, clarify systems, upskill staff, and work with local community members to promote health and wellbeing at the end of

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Lake Winona Manor program seeks to comfort end-of-life dementia patients – The Courier Life News


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Lake Winona Manor program seeks to comfort end-of-life dementia patients
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WINONA, Minn. — Myrna Engh loved to travel, loved spending time with her friends in Las Vegas. Her stuffed pork chops and jambalaya were too good for this world, say those who would know. And even in her twilight years, her late 70s, Myrna looked

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