A Time to Live, A Time to Die: End-of-Life Case Discussions
- Providing Excellence in End-of-Life Care by Utilizing Two Comfort Care Order Sets. L., Evenson; A., Miers; S., Ruegg // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2008, Vol. 28 Issue 2, pe15
An abstract of the study "Providing Excellence in End-of-Life Care by Utilizing Two Comfort Care Order Sets," by L. Evenson, A. Miers and S. Ruegg is presented.
- End-of-life education. // British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing;Sep2009, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p437
An abstract of the article "Nurses' perceptions of end-of-life care after multiple interventions for improvement," L. Hansen, T. T. Goodell, J. Dehaven J and M. Smith is presented.
- END OF LIFE ISSUES: AN EXAMINATION OF COURSE AND CONTEXT. de Vries, B.; Demmler, R. W. // Gerontologist;Oct1996 Supplement, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p57
The issues surrounding the end of life have recently garnered widespread attention, particularly for their legal, moral and ethical implications Frequently absent from such analyses, however, is a characterization of how these issues present themselves in the lives of those dying and those...
- A PATH MODEL OF FACTORS RELATED TO ELDERS' END-OF-LIFE DECISIONS. Cicirelli, V. G. // Gerontologist;Oct1996 Supplement, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p181
Existing research provides only limited information about factors influencing the acceptability of major end-of-life decision options. This study examined demographic background, health, and personality measures in relation to three end-of-life decision variables, derived from factor analysis of...
- Hospice in the Era of Medicare: The Changes and The Challenges. Steinhauser, Karen // Gerontologist;Oct1996 Supplement, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p182
By the mid-1990's the National Hospice Organization reported over 2000 member organizations, in the United States. While hospice began, in 1974, as a grass-roots, voluntary, private sector organization, the majority of these hospices are now certified to receive third-party reimbursement by...
- IMPROVING CARE FOR THE DYING. Goodlin, S. J.; Johnson, D. J.; Batalden, P. B. // Gerontologist;Oct1996 Supplement, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p185
Recent judicial decisions and public press about end of life care have heightened public concern about medical care for dying individuals. The medical community has been challenged by recent publications of the need for attention by physicians to the preferences of seriously ill patients, and...
- Perceptions about EOL issues in patients hospitalized with advanced HF. Caldwell, P.H.; Ross, H.; Rocker, G.; Dodek, P.; Heyland, D. // European Journal of Heart Failure. Supplements;Jun2008, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p154
An abstract of the article "Perceptions about EOL issues in patients hospitalized with advanced HF," by P.H. Caldwell and colleagues is presented.
- Recent Literature. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Jun2002, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p441
Presents abstracts of articles on palliative care and terminal care. 'Demoralization Syndrome--A Relevant Psychiatric Diagnosis for Palliative Care,' by D.W. Kissane et al, from the 2001 issue of 'Journal of Palliative Care'; 'Pruritus in Cancer Patients,' by V. Lidstone and A. Thorns, from the...
- Hydromorphone/morphine. // Reactions Weekly;8/10/2013, Issue 1465, p21
An abstract of the article "Morphine and hydromorphone-induced hyperalgesia in a hospice patient," by K. M. Juba and colleagues is presented.