Death and Dying (Video)

Death and Dying (Video)

Experts and practitioners address critical end of life concerns for patients and their families.... Show More

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December 11, 2017 84 min
Renowned Tibetan Buddhist scholar and Columbia University Professor Robert A.F. Thurman is joined in conversation by his colleague Isa Gucciardi and UCSF's Eve Ekman and David Bullard. They explore Buddhist understandings about consciousness and death. Series: "Wellbeing " [Health and Medicine] [Humanities] [Show ID: 32673]
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Depression in older adults is under-recognized and under-treated. Sidney Zisook, MD shares the warning signs - with some surprising information about how physical symptoms can often be a key in diagnosis. He also discusses bereavement and what can be done when grief becomes acute and prolonged. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Education] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 32676...
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Rev. Denah Joseph, Chaplain and Associate Director UCSF Palliative Care Service, reflects on the positive effects of connecting the seriously ill patient with nature. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 32151]
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It is important that our wishes about medical care, should we become incapable of making our own decisions, be known. Find out what you need to know about life-planning decisions including the living will/advance directive and durable power of attorney for health care. This course was made possible by the Optimizing Aging Collaborative at UCSF which is supported by the UCSF Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program: Health Resources...
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Dr. Alex Smith is a clinician-researcher at the University of California San Francisco who is at the forefront of efforts to integrate geriatrics and palliative care. This course was made possible by the Optimizing Aging Collaborative at UCSF which is supported by the UCSF Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Grant Number U1QHP28727. Series: "Mini Medical School for the P...
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October 19, 2015 21 min
Hospice Care brings compassionate care into the lives of terminally ill patients, and grief support services to their families. Series: "Coming of Age Lecture Series" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 29768]
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Nearly 44 million adults in the US are providing care for family, partners or friends with disabilities or other needs. Dr. Michael Rabow explores the burdens experienced by the caregivers and resources to help navigate this difficult journey. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 29719]
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Rev. Denah Joseph, Chaplain and Associate Director UCSF Palliative Care Service, reflects on the domains of religion, spirituality, and culture in the care of the seriously ill. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 29716]
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Dr. Rebecca Sudore, Associate Professor of Medicine at UCSF, explains that the goal of advanced care planning is to make sure that the medical care a person gets is the medical care that is in line with her or his life goals and values and to prepare people and their loved ones to make informed choices based on what is most important. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 29715]
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Serious illness and end of life care has changed. People live longer and death often comes after years of serious, chronic illness. Dr. Steven Pantilat, UCSF Professor of Medicine, explains that the challenge is to help people achieve the best possible quality of life for as long as possible, consistent with their goals and preferences Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 29714]
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James Hynds, PhD, discusses the ethics of futile life-sustaining treatments in pediatrics. Series: "UCLA Pediatric Grand Rounds" [Health and Medicine] [Education] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 29422]
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More than 2 million people die every year in the United States, almost always in the presence of life-sustaining medical technology. Sometimes the choices posed by medical technology make death the least worst alternative. Yet, choosing death, or letting go, is often a painful and contentious business. Bioethicist Dr. Stuart Youngner, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, explores some of the ways our society and ot...
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