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For nearly 40 years, the TASH Conference has impacted the disability field by connecting attendees to innovative information and resources, facilitating connections between stakeholders in the disability movement, and helping attendees reignite their passion for the full inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of life. Join TASH in Washington,(More)
Listening, teaching, understanding, exploring, explaining: these are the foundations of a sound patient-physician relationship. From these skills, we can then proceed to discussions on difficult topics such as preferences for end-of-life care. We can share bad news without destroying hope. We can show what makes the medical profession unlike any other. This(More)
The purpose of this study was to document the dietary needs of patients referred to home health care. The charts of 812 patients taken for care by the Visiting Nurse Association of Chicago (VNA) were reviewed for the physician's diet order, number of restrictions, diagnoses, age, height, weight, and fee source. More than half of the patients had therapeutic(More)
Most physician executives today have acquired substantial management training and experience, and many have worked with and relied on the expertise of mentors for their career guidance and development. Physician executives are actually becoming executives who happen to be physicians. They view themselves first as leaders, then as physicians, and finally as(More)
Creating ICs in the nanometer age is a high-stakes race that few companies can afford to compete in - and even fewer can win. Hear how senior technologists from the world's top technology companies are striving to improve their chances of success. Will leakage constraints force power-sensitive applications to stay with older technologies, or will there be a(More)
Creating ICs in the nanometer age is a high-stakes race that few companies can afford to compete in - and even fewer can win. Hear how senior technologists from the world's top technology companies are striving to improve their chances of success. Will leakage constraints force power-sensitive applications to stay with older technologies, or will there be a(More)
  • G R Singer
  • 1994
CPR is a procedure from which approximately 15% of patients survive to discharge. Patients have the right to request DNR orders and health professionals have an obligation to provide the information to make decisions. Physicians and patients should discuss advance directives before hospital admission. Patients without decision-making capacity are dependent(More)
  • G R Singer
  • 1997
Mechanical ventilators have supported patients with respiratory failure from the era of the polio epidemics to the present. While ventilators can clearly be life saving, many patients receiving this intervention do not survive. In such patients, this treatment is not life saving, but death delaying. Other patients treated with mechanical ventilation may(More)