Oregon orders woman spoon-fed despite end-of-life directive | Local … – The Register-Guard


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Oregon orders woman spoon-fed despite end-of-life directive | Local …
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ASHLAND — Oregon officials are requiring a nursing facility to spoon-feed a woman despite her making clear that measures should not be taken to prolong her …

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UCLA-led study finds wide acceptance of end-of-life care orders among California nursing home residents – News-Medical.net

UCLA-led study finds wide acceptance of end-of-life care orders among California nursing home residents
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UCLA-led research finds broad acceptance of written end-of-life care orders among California nursing home residents, with nearly half completing a Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, or POLST, form in 2011. The study, published online in

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Nearly half of California nursing home residents complete end-of-life care orders – Science Daily

Nearly half of California nursing home residents complete end-of-life care orders
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The POLST document records a patient's end-of-life care preferences regarding cardiopulmonary resuscitation, aggressiveness of medical interventions and artificial nutrition. Printed on bright pink paper, and signed by the patient as well as a doctor

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End-of-life orders widely embraced by SNF residents, study finds – McKnight’s Long Term Care News

End-of-life orders widely embraced by SNF residents, study finds
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Nearly half of all nursing home residents in California completed a form expressing their end-of-life wishes in 2011, showing the state's widespread acceptance of the orders. That's according to researchers from the University of California-Los Angeles

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Nearly half of California nursing home residents complete end-of-life care orders – UCLA Newsroom


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Nearly half of California nursing home residents complete end-of-life care orders
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UCLA-led research finds broad acceptance of written end-of-life care orders among California nursing home residents, with nearly half completing a Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, or POLST, form in 2011. The study, published online in

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Do Not Attempt to Resuscitate Orders: East trial could go nationwide – BBC News


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Do Not Attempt to Resuscitate Orders: East trial could go nationwide
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New guidelines that aim to improve end of life care could be issued nationwide following a trial in hospitals in the East of England. Dr Zoe Fritz, who oversaw the project, said the current "ad hoc" arrangement often led to an "undignified death". She

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END OF LIFE: Court orders no longer needed to stop life-support – FOX 9 News

END OF LIFE: Court orders no longer needed to stop life-support
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On Monday, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that legal guardians no longer need court orders to take a loved one off life-support, and FOX 9 News asked an attorney to explain the effects. Bob McLeod, a guardian attorney with Lindquist & Vennum

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