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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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

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Patients nearing end of life receptive to having cholesterol medicine ‘deprescribed’ Oregon State University – EurekAlert (press release)

Patients nearing end of life receptive to having cholesterol medicine 'deprescribed' Oregon State University
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PORTLAND, Ore. – New research suggests patients nearing the end of their lives because of a "life-limiting illness" such as cancer or heart disease may not feel medically abandoned if their doctor wants to take them off the statins that control their

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Study: Oregon patients more likely to have end-of-life care wishes fulfilled – Becker’s Hospital Review

Study: Oregon patients more likely to have end-of-life care wishes fulfilled
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For the study, researchers assessed end-of-life care in Oregon and nearby Washington state and compared it to the rest of the U.S. using Medicare fee-for-service claims data from 2000, 2005 and 2013, reports Kaiser Health News. In Oregon, patients were …

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At end of life, Oregon residents appear to fare better – Stat – STAT


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At end of life, Oregon residents appear to fare better – Stat
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Americans who want to ensure they have a say in how they die should examine the lessons of Oregon, a new analysis suggests.
Care received at end of life varies drastically by stateEurekAlert (press release)
Study: When it comes to dying, it's better to be in OregonOregonLive.com

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


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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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Green Grid forms ‘end-of-life’ e-waste alliance – Sustainable Business Oregon


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Green Grid forms 'end-of-life' e-waste alliance
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A new alliance, with a Beaverton component, will take aim at reducing e-waste and help address questions regarding “end-of-life” electronic equipment disposal. The Beaverton-based Green Grid group this week announced it has formed an alliance with the
New partnership explores e-waste disposalE&T magazine

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