End-of-Life

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Abstract Number: 635

HOW MUCH CAN YOU TELL WITH A NOD: THE PERILS OF ASSESSING CAPACITY IN INTUBATED PATIENTS

Case Presentation: The patient is a 74 year old woman with past history of dementia and an aggressive right upper lobe cavitary mass who presented with post-obstructive pneumonia. The lung mass was diagnosed two years [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:31:41+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on HOW MUCH CAN YOU TELL WITH A NOD: THE PERILS OF ASSESSING CAPACITY IN INTUBATED PATIENTS

Abstract Number: 445

HOSPITALIST CARE FOR END-OF-LIFE HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS IN TAIWAN: CHOOSING WISELY TO PREVENT MEDICAL FUTILITY

Background: Increasing number of palliative care patients are cared for by hospitalists, but the value of hospitalist on end-of-life (EOL) care is scarcely reported. The study aims to evaluate the effect of hospitalist care on [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:36+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on HOSPITALIST CARE FOR END-OF-LIFE HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS IN TAIWAN: CHOOSING WISELY TO PREVENT MEDICAL FUTILITY

Abstract Number: 350

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

Abstract Number: 111

INTERVENTIONS TO REDUCE AGGRESSIVE END OF LIFE CARE AMONG CANCER PATIENTS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Background: Aggressive EOL treatments in advanced cancer patients are associated with low-value care and frequently lead to unnecessary hospitalizations. Since 2012, the National Quality Forum (NQF), American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and Centers for [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:25+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on INTERVENTIONS TO REDUCE AGGRESSIVE END OF LIFE CARE AMONG CANCER PATIENTS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

HM2017 Abstract Number: 60

PHYSICIAN TRAINEES’ EXPERIENCES OF MORAL DISTRESS REGARDING POTENTIALLY FUTILE TREATMENTS AT THE END OF LIFE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM: A QUALITATIVE STUDY

Background: Moral distress, the inability to act in accordance with one’s ethical beliefs due to hierarchical or institutional constraints, has been associated with burnout and poorer well-being.  Significant moral distress amongst American physician trainees might [...]

By | 2017-04-20T18:42:58+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Other, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on PHYSICIAN TRAINEES’ EXPERIENCES OF MORAL DISTRESS REGARDING POTENTIALLY FUTILE TREATMENTS AT THE END OF LIFE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM: A QUALITATIVE STUDY

HM2016 Abstract Number: 10

Confidence and Perceived Barriers to Communication with Seriously Ill Patients and Their Families: A Survey of Hospitalists at Two Centers

Background: As generalist physicians on the frontlines of hospital care for seriously ill patients across the country, hospitalists are optimally positioned to lead discussions regarding serious illness. Little is known about hospitalists’ confidence in serious [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Communication, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Confidence and Perceived Barriers to Communication with Seriously Ill Patients and Their Families: A Survey of Hospitalists at Two Centers