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… (More)

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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Life-sustaining medical care of patients with advanced cancer at the end of life (EOL) is costly. Patient-physician… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE To characterize the aggressiveness of end-of-life cancer treatment for older adults on Medicare, and its relationship to… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A BSTRACT Background Each year more than 220,000 Medicare beneficiaries receive care from hospice programs designed to enhance… (More)
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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… (More)
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1984
1984
Terminally ill cancer patients at a Veterans Administration hospital were randomly assigned to receive hospice or conventional… (More)
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