End-of-life Care Important in Neurodegenerative Diseases But Can Be Lacking, Study Finds – ALS News Today

End-of-life Care Important in Neurodegenerative Diseases But Can Be Lacking, Study Finds
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“Participants' views were framed by the context of their lives and experience of their illness and these shaped their engagement with end-of-life care,” the researchers concluded. “Given the varying disease trajectories, care needs to be individualised

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New study looks at end-of-life decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities – UB News Center


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New study looks at end-of-life decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities
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Most states in the U.S. have programs that allow terminally ill patients to document their end-of-life decisions. In New York, the Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment form (MOLST) allows individuals to document what measures health care

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New study looks at end-of-life decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities – University at Buffalo Reporter

New study looks at end-of-life decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities
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UB researchers interviewed emergency medical service agencies for insight into how forms like the Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) shape what they do in the case of someone with an intellectual disability.

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New study looks at end-of-life decision-making for people with … – UB News Center


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New study looks at end-of-life decision-making for people with …
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“What's most important in all of the work we do is knowing that people can die badly. We know we can make changes that illuminate some of the uncertainties …

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Study finds differences in end-of-life care for recent immigrants in … – EurekAlert (press release)

Study finds differences in end-of-life care for recent immigrants in …
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Among deceased in Ontario, Canada, recent immigrants were significantly more likely to receive aggressive care and to die in an intensive care unit compared …

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Study finds differences in end-of-life care for recent immigrants in Canada – Medical Xpress

Study finds differences in end-of-life care for recent immigrants in Canada
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Preliminary evidence suggests that some immigrants may face cultural and logistical challenges in end-of-life care due to several factors, including decreased health literacy or language ability and decreased access to care due to insufficient

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Yale Study: Earlier Hospice Care Would Improve Quality of End of Life – Newswise (press release)


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Yale Study: Earlier Hospice Care Would Improve Quality of End of Life
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Older, terminally ill patients could improve the quality of their last days by accessing hospice services much sooner, according to a Yale School of Medicine-led …
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Yale study: Earlier hospice care would improve quality of end of life – New Haven Register


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Yale study: Earlier hospice care would improve quality of end of life
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The study found that, while Medicare covers hospice when a patient is given a prognosis of six months or less to live, most patients don't turn to the services until the very end of life. The prognosis is made according to Medicare criteria for each
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$5M budget appropriation will study end-of-life care, resources … – NJBIZ


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$5M budget appropriation will study end-of-life care, resources …
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Holy Name Medical Center officials and a pair of lawmakers announced Thursday a $5 million budget appropriation that will fund the development of an …
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$5M budget appropriation will study end-of-life care, resources, costs – NJBIZ


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$5M budget appropriation will study end-of-life care, resources, costs
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Holy Name Medical Center officials and a pair of lawmakers announced Thursday a $5 million budget appropriation that will fund the development of an end-of-life care model in New Jersey. State Sen. Paul Sarlo (D-Wood-Ridge) and former Sen.

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