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Approaching End Of Life Conversations

As hard as it may be for the physician and the patient, clear and compassionate discussion about choices will serve everyone This piece was first published in Chicago Medicine (page 24-25). LMM President Randi Belisomo is a contributor. In medicine, language matters. When a patient is diagnosed with a terminal disease, clarity in communication and […]

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Most Physicians Would Personally Opt For Hospice Care

Although the vast majority of physicians surveyed said they would personally enroll in hospice care if they received a terminal cancer diagnosis, only one-fourth would bring up discussions about hospice during the early stages of treating a terminally ill patient expected to live six months or less.Hospice aims to provide comfort care and pain management […]

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