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Researchers create end-of-life screening checklist

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 28, 2015

The Criteria for Screening and Triaging to Appropriate Alternative Care checklist was created by Australian researchers to identify hospital patients who are likely to die soon and unlikely to benefit from additional medical interventions. The CriSTAL tool includes 29 predictors of death that the researchers hope to test in a future case-controlled study, according to a report in BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care. Medscape (free registration) (01/23)


"The Conversation" adds to push for advance planning

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 28, 2015

Frist: U.S. must train more palliative care physicians

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 23, 2015

Need to brush up on your knowledge of medication, palliative wound care and more?

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 23, 2015

End-of-life talks are difficult for families, physicians

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 23, 2015

Website creates network for families dealing with Alzheimer's disease

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 23, 2015

Physician suggests ways to encourage end-of-life talks

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 28, 2015

Readers weigh in on biggest hospice and palliative stories of 2014

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 28, 2015

Patients benefit from therapy dog visits, study finds

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 23, 2015

Anticholinergics may increase dementia risk, study says

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jan 28, 2015


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