Media Watch 514: In this issue

Media Watch 514:  In this issue
  • Can comfort care at the ER help older people live longer and suffer less?
  • ‘Using the surprise question to identify those with unmet palliative care needs in emergency and inpatient settings: What do clinicians think?’
  • More Americans with Alzheimer's are dying at home
  • Putting a lid on waste: Needless medical tests not only cost $200 billion – they can do harm
  • It’s not pain but “existential distress” that leads people to assisted suicide, study suggests.
  • Doctors [in Ireland] addled by do not resuscitate orders
  • Providing end-of-life care in disability community living services: An organizational capacity-building model using a public health approach


Media Watch by Barry Ashpole

Media Watch by Barry Ashpole

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Media Watch is distributed weekly to colleagues who are active or have a special interest in hospice, palliative care and end-of-life issues to help keep them abreast of current, emerging and related...