Advance Care Planning

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ADVANCE CARE PLANNING IN THE PERIOPERATIVE CLINIC: A RETROSPECTIVE CHART REVIEW

Background: High risk patients undergoing elective surgery are at increased risk of life-threatening complications. Also, most are under anesthesia, lacking capacity for at least that time. Despite this they often lack advance directives (ADs) or [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:43:54+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Perioperative, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ADVANCE CARE PLANNING IN THE PERIOPERATIVE CLINIC: A RETROSPECTIVE CHART REVIEW

AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO IMPROVING ADVANCE CARE PLANNING IN INTERNAL MEDICINE

Background: While Medicare data demonstrates that healthcare spending is up to four times higher in yearly decedents than survivors, studies demonstrate that early advance care planning (ACP) leads to improved clinical outcomes and reduces cost [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:18+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO IMPROVING ADVANCE CARE PLANNING IN INTERNAL MEDICINE

Association of Doctor-Patient Relationship Strength with Advance Care Planning

Background: Advance care planning (ACP) is recommended to improve compliance with patient end-of-life wishes and to ensure appropriate use of healthcare resources. However, most American adults have neither living wills nor advance directives. Hospital physicians [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Association of Doctor-Patient Relationship Strength with Advance Care Planning

IMPROVING ADVANCE CARE PLANNING IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH A LETTER PROJECT

Background: Advance care planning is nationally recognized as important for honoring patient wishes at the end of life. Despite this widespread recognition, many patients lack advance care planning and spend their last days in ways [...]

By | 2017-04-20T18:19:16+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Communication, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on IMPROVING ADVANCE CARE PLANNING IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH A LETTER PROJECT

THE RELATIONSHIP OF LONELINESS TO SYMPTOM BURDEN, INTENSITY OF CARE, AND ADVANCE CARE PLANNING AT END OF LIFE IN OLDER AMERICANS

Background: Lonely adults are prone to a variety of poor health outcomes, including accelerated functional and cognitive decline, depression, and premature mortality. As a result, lonely adults may be prone to higher health-related suffering, triggering [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:12+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on THE RELATIONSHIP OF LONELINESS TO SYMPTOM BURDEN, INTENSITY OF CARE, AND ADVANCE CARE PLANNING AT END OF LIFE IN OLDER AMERICANS