Palliative care.

@article{Morrison1985PalliativeC,
  title={Palliative care.},
  author={Sean Morrison and Diane E. Meier},
  journal={Seminars in oncology},
  year={1985},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={
          355-493
        }
}
N Engl J Med 2004;350:2582-90. Copyright © 2004 Massachusetts Medical Society. An 85-year-old man with New York Heart Association class IV heart failure, hypertension, and moderate Alzheimer’s disease is admitted to the hospital after a hip fracture. His postoperative course is complicated by pneumonia, delirium, and pressure ulcers on his heels and sacrum. He is losing weight and is unable to participate in rehabilitation because of his confusion. This is his fourth hospitalization in the past… CONTINUE READING

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