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Hospice Care

Known as: Hospice, care end of life, End of Life Care 
The active total care of patients whose disease is not responsive to curative treatment. The goal of palliative care is achievement of the best… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
IMPORTANCE A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report found that more persons die at home. This has been cited as… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
PURPOSE An American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) provisional clinical opinion (PCO) offers timely clinical direction to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer have a substantial symptom burden and may receive aggressive care… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Objective To investigate the impact of advance care planning on end of life care in elderly patients. Design Prospective… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
CONTEXT Talking about death can be difficult. Without evidence that end-of-life discussions improve patient outcomes, physicians… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND These recommendations have been developed to improve the care of intensive care unit (ICU) patients during the dying… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
There is a widespread belief by some health care providers and the wider community that medications used to alleviate symptoms… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Abstract Objective To evaluate the use of healthcare resources during the last six months of life among patients of US hospitals… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Alternative ways of caring for seriously ill patients might have implications not only for patients' own outcomes, but also… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
CONTEXT Quality end-of-life care is increasingly recognized as an ethical obligation of health care providers, both clinicians… Expand
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