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Posts Tagged ‘palliative care’

Study Shows Education for Consumers and Physicians Increases Favorability of Palliative Care

Findings from a new opinion research poll, released last month from the Centers to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) confirms that once educated with the correct definition of palliative care, understanding and favorability greatly increase among consumers and physicians.   “All organizations and clinicians must proactively align themselves in defining palliative care correctly,” said Diane E. Meier, MD,…

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Study Says End-of-Life Conversations Make a Difference

According to the findings of Conversation Project’s 2018 national survey, while 92 percent of Americans say it’s important to discuss their wishes for end-of-life care, only 32 percent have these conversations. Ninety five percent of the respondents say they would be willing to talk about their wishes, and 53 percent even say they’d be relieved…

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Meadowbrook Care Center: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Rehab

You may find yourself in the position of having to choose between your being discharged to your home or to Meadowbrook Care Center, a rehabilitation facility, to recover after accident, illness, or medical procedure.   Research tells us that you recover faster and have better medical outcomes when put in a facility that focuses on rehab.…

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