Goals of Care

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Abstract Number: 577

DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION DEMONSTRATING RECURRENCE OF METASTATIC PROSTATE CANCER

Case Presentation: An 84 year old male with past medical history of prostate cancer with metastasis to bone presented with thrombocytopenia. His original diagnosis of prostate cancer was made with a PSA and a transrectal [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:00-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION DEMONSTRATING RECURRENCE OF METASTATIC PROSTATE CANCER

Abstract Number: 399

A RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW OF MORTALITY CASES AFTER INTER-HOSPITAL TRANSFER

Background: Advancement of patient care can necessitate inter-hospital transfers to another facility. The inter-hospital transferring process can pose inherent risks to the patient due to the transition of care, as well as increase overall cost [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:26-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on A RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW OF MORTALITY CASES AFTER INTER-HOSPITAL TRANSFER

HM2018 Abstract Number: 30

GOALS OF CARE INFORMATION RARELY DOCUMENTED FOR CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS, EVEN AFTER A BRIEF EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION

Background: Internal medicine residents face multiple barriers to participating in and documenting goals of care (GOC) meetings in the intensive care unit (ICU). Barriers include heavy workloads, need for urgent stabilization of critically ill patients, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:05:30-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Communication, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on GOALS OF CARE INFORMATION RARELY DOCUMENTED FOR CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS, EVEN AFTER A BRIEF EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION

HM2017 Abstract Number: 279

INPATIENT PALLIATIVE CARE CONSULTATIONS AND THE IMPACT ON LENGTH OF STAY

Background: Reducing LOS promotes value, and when aligned with patient preferences, can improve care. Patients referred for palliative care (PC) generally have longer length of stay (LOS) due to their serious illness, multiple complex management [...]

By | 2017-04-26T01:09:38-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Research Abstracts, Translating Research into Practice|Comments Off on INPATIENT PALLIATIVE CARE CONSULTATIONS AND THE IMPACT ON LENGTH OF STAY

HM2017 Abstract Number: 13

A QUALITATIVE APPROACH TO DEFINING PATIENT PERCEPTIONS OF QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE SETTING OF GOALS OF CARE DISCUSSIONS

Background: Effective communication between health-care providers, patients and their families is a key aspect of the discussion surrounding a patient’s goals of care.  One crucial part of this process is reaching a shared understanding of [...]

By | 2017-04-20T18:19:22-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Communication, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on A QUALITATIVE APPROACH TO DEFINING PATIENT PERCEPTIONS OF QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE SETTING OF GOALS OF CARE DISCUSSIONS