Browsing: Palliative Care

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Sides of the Same Coin: Dispelling Myths About Palliative Care in the ED Emergency Medicine (EM) and Hospice/Palliative Medicine (HPM) are often viewed as two medical specialties on opposite sides of
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Palliative Care, Part 2: A How-To Guide Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part series. Michael is tired. The emergency department (ED) is inconceivably busy. The waiting room census keeps gr
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Palliative Care, Part 1 The Importance of Early Implementation in the ED Emily is tired. The illness is evident when she arrives in the emergency department (ED). You can see it in her face, her skin
POLST: Guiding Providers in End of Life Care It is 9 a.m. in the emergency department when triage announces overhead, “Cardiac arrest. 5 minutes.” A few minutes later, the EMS crew arrives actively d