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What portrayals of CPR in the media get wrong

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 18, 2014

Most patients have unrealistic expectations for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and those who learn about it from television have the highest expectations, writes Dr. Dhruv Khullar of Massachusetts General Hospital. On TV, CPR tends to result in full recovery or immediate death; few injuries or complications are portrayed; and recipients are more likely to be young trauma patients than older people with chronic conditions. New York Times (tiered subscription model), The (07/17)


CMS withdraws planned limits on hospice drugs in U.S.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 23, 2014

Remember that hospice gives patients "Something More"

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 18, 2014

How mesothelioma patients can benefit from Choosing Wisely

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 18, 2014

Irish project puts tools for end-of-life planning online

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 18, 2014

FDA clears new dosage for pain management patch

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 18, 2014

"Alive Inside" shows power of music for dementia patients

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 23, 2014

Advanced cancer patients benefit from enhanced palliative care

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 23, 2014

Analysis: Hospitals face penalties for patient complications

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 18, 2014

CMS proposes changes to Medicare Shared Savings program

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 18, 2014


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