Media Watch by Barry Ashpole's files

  • Media Watch 476

    Media Watch 476

    We doctors see death all around us, but we don’t like to think about our own THE WASHINGTON POST | Online – 15 August 2016 – Physicians, like most people, do not want to discuss the implications of their own mortality. We forgo...
  • Media Watch 475

    Media Watch 475

    Patients’ perception of types of errors in palliative care: Results from a qualitative interview study BMC PALLIATIVE CARE | Online – 11 August 2016 – In times where more and more studies are conducted to generate “hard...
  • Media Watch 474

    Media Watch 474

    Doctors’ reports about palliative systemic treatment: A medical record study PALLIATIVE MEDICINE | Online – 4 August 2016 – Medical records provide insight into the decision-making process about palliative systemic treatment. The...
  • Media Watch 473

    Media Watch 473

    Dying well with reduced agency: A scoping review and thematic synthesis of the decision-making process in dementia, traumatic brain injury and frailty BMC MEDICAL ETHICS | Online – 27 July 2016 – Three major themes arose from the...
  • Media Watch 472

    Media Watch 472

    Embracing inherent uncertainty in advanced illness THE BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL | Online – 18 July 2016 – Everyone dies, but uncertainty about how and when that will happen is inevitable. Uncertainty can be seen as an...
  • Media Watch 471

    Media Watch 471

    Law, perception, and cultural cognition near the end of life WASHBURN LAW JOURNAL (Washburn University, Kansas), 2016;55(3):597-636. It does indeed happen all the time; facts and opinions are all jumbled together. Facts are portrayed as opinions...
  • Media Watch 470

    Media Watch 470

    Are rural and remote patients, families and caregivers needs in life-limiting illness different from those of urban dwellers? A narrative synthesis of the evidence AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF RURAL HEALTH (National Rural Health Alliance) | Online – 5...
  • Media Watch 469

    Media Watch 469

    Ethics in practice: Is it futile to talk about “futility”? EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY, 2016;33(7):473-474. Within current medical practice, as the lines between life and death become increasingly blurred, we, as physicians, often find...
  • Media Watch 468

    Media Watch 468

    Reason-giving and medical futility: Contrasting legal and social discourse in the U.S. with the U.K. and Ontario, Canada CHEST (American College of Chest Physicians) | Online – 11 June 2016 – Disputes regarding life-prolonging...
  • Media Watch 467

    Media Watch 467

    Compromised autonomy: When families pressure patients to change their wishes JOURNAL OF HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE NURSING | Online – 15 June 2016 – Living with a life-threatening illness is extraordinarily challenging. This challenge...