Majority of Patients Who Receive ‘End of Life Option Act’ Drugs Take Them – Clinical Pain Advisor


Clinical Pain Advisor

Majority of Patients Who Receive 'End of Life Option Act' Drugs Take Them
Clinical Pain Advisor
A total of 74% of the patients who initiated EOLOA had cancer and in the previous 12 months received care mainly from specialists. HealthDay News — About three-quarters of patients in California who receive End of Life Option Act (EOLOA) drugs ingest

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Three-quarters receiving ‘End of Life Option Act’ drugs take them – Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress

Three-quarters receiving 'End of Life Option Act' drugs take them
Medical Xpress
(HealthDay)—About three-quarters of patients in California who receive End of Life Option Act (EOLOA) drugs ingest them and die, according to a research letter published online Dec. 26 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Huong Q. Nguyen, Ph.D., from Kaiser

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Majority Receiving ‘End of Life Option Act’ Drugs Take Them – MPR – Monthly Prescribing Reference

Majority Receiving 'End of Life Option Act' Drugs Take Them – MPR
Monthly Prescribing Reference
Common reasons for pursuing California's EOLOA are not wanting to suffer, not being able to enjoy life.

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Majority Receiving ‘End of Life Option Act’ Drugs Take Them – Monthly Prescribing Reference

Majority Receiving 'End of Life Option Act' Drugs Take Them
Monthly Prescribing Reference
(HealthDay News) — About three-quarters of patients in California who receive End of Life Option Act (EOLOA) drugs ingest them and die, according to a research letter published online Dec. 26 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Huong Q. Nguyen, PhD, from

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Medical aid in dying is a Christian option to stop end-of-life suffering – OCRegister


OCRegister

Medical aid in dying is a Christian option to stop end-of-life suffering
OCRegister
As a faith leader, I am deeply concerned about terminally ill people as well as a dying patient's right to a peaceful death at the end of life. Medical aid in dying allows terminally ill adults to request and receive a doctor's prescription for

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Former county supervisor Warren Church dies at 87 using End-of-Life Option Act. – Monterey County Weekly (blog)


Monterey County Weekly (blog)

Former county supervisor Warren Church dies at 87 using End-of-Life Option Act.
Monterey County Weekly (blog)
2, Church wanted to be known for something different: as an advocate for the choice to end one's own life. Church was among the first wave of Californians to use the End-of-Life Option Act, which became law last year after a fierce political battle

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Former Monterey County supervisor Warren Church dies using ‘End of Life Option’ – The Salinas Californian


The Salinas Californian

Former Monterey County supervisor Warren Church dies using 'End of Life Option'
The Salinas Californian
Former Monterey County Supervisor Warren Church – who served on the board from 1965 to 1977 – always marched to his own beat and took matters into his own hands. On Sept. 2, Church, 87, died using the California End of Life Option after suffering from …

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California’s End of Life Option Act takes effect June 9 – Wisconsin Gazette


Wisconsin Gazette

California's End of Life Option Act takes effect June 9
Wisconsin Gazette
Starting June 9, terminally ill Californians with six months or less to live can request a doctor's prescription for medications intended to end their lives peacefully. By Wisconsin Gazette; May 11, 2016; 0. California's End of Life Option Act takes

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Faced with terminal illness, man chooses end-of-life option – Chicago Tribune

Faced with terminal illness, man chooses end-of-life option
Chicago Tribune
Perman, a designer and consultant who lived in the San Francisco Bay area, had sarcoma carcinoma, a rare and terminal cancer that affects only about 200 people a year in the United States. He also had a common, low-grade, progressive prostate cancer, …

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United States: Update On California’s End Of Life Option Act – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

United States: Update On California's End Of Life Option Act
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
In June 2016, California became the fifth state to enact an aid-in-dying law. California's End of Life Option Act (the "Act") authorizes an adult who is suffering from a terminal disease and meets other qualifications to request an aid-in-dying drug

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