A new article in the peer-reviewed OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology examines the ethical, equity, and societal/relational implications of digital health technologies for precision medicine in end-of-life care. Click here to… read more.
Palliative care staff and carers may now need longer-term support mechanisms under a new post-lockdown public health approach, a new study reveals. Researchers found that end-of-life care changed… read more.
Neurologic illnesses, including Alzheimer’s, brain cancer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and stroke, are among the most dreaded illnesses in medicine and leading causes of disability and death worldwide…. read more.
The newly revised ruling on advance medical directives and withholding/withdrawing medical support for the dying in India will inevitably force some terminally ill patients to “live a life… read more.
Electronic nudges delivered to health care clinicians based on a machine learning algorithm that predicts mortality risk quadrupled rates of conversations with patients about their end-of-life care preferences,… read more.
More than 60% of family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) experienced at least mild depressive symptoms already at the time the individual with AD was diagnosed…. read more.
A new study has examined patient preferences for breathlessness services and determined the cost savings of these provisions for the NHS. The paper is published today in Thorax by researchers… read more.
Simulated experience of caring for a dying patient and their family can improve the confidence and preparedness of medical students to provide such care, according to a new… read more.
A new study by a University of South Florida researcher found important revelations that could provide chain-operated nursing homes with crucial implications for operational goals and strategic findings… read more.
When a person nearing the end of their life enters hospice care, their hospice agency’s doctors may prescribe a “comfort kit” of small amounts of medications that their… read more.
Adjunctive dapagliflozin therapy appears to improve outcomes in heart failure patients without regard to frailty status at initiation of treatment. These findings appeared on April 26, 2022 in… read more.
Only 20 percent of patients being treated in the hospital for severe stroke received a palliative care consultation, and only 43 percent of patients who died in the… read more.