JAMAevidence Care at the Close of Life

JAMAevidence Care at the Close of Life

Interviews with authors of Care at the Close of Life reviews in JAMA about management issues in end of life and palliative care. JAMAevidence is an evidence-based medicine (EBM) resource created and maintained by the JAMA Network to promote the use of EBM to improve patient care.

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May 11, 2020 16 min

When she was a teenager Melissa Red Hoffman's father was killed by terrorists. Dr Hoffman recalls her father's death and how that has influenced her career and how she can identify with patients and their families at the most difficult moments.

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The Sound of Silence—When There Are No Words

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Dr Christopher Muth discusses The Role of Hospice and Other Services with Dr Joanne Lynn

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Dr Christopher Muth discusses End-of-Life Care for Homeless Patients with Dr Margot Kushel

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Dr Christopher Muth discusses Responding to Requests for Physician-Assisted Suicide with Dr Paul Bascom

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Dr Christopher Muth discusses Spiritual Issues in the Care of Dying Patients with Dr Daniel P. Sulmasy

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Dr Christopher Muth discusses Physician Opportunities to Support Family Caregivers at the End of Life with Dr Joshua M. Hauser

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A New Model for Palliative Care: Helping the Patient Feel Valued: Interview with Dr Harvey Max Chochinov

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Dr Christopher Muth discusses Palliative Care in the Final Days of Life with Dr James Hallenbeck.

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Elaine C. Meyer discusses Sudden Traumatic Death in Children.

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Amy Thompson, MD, discusses Caring for the Child With Cancer at the Close of Life with Dr Craig A. Hurwitz.

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Dr Ed Livingston discusses Complexities in Prognostication in Advanced Cancer with Dr Elizabeth B. Lamont.

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Dr Ed Livingston discusses How to Talk to Patients With Limited Life Expectancy with Dr Nathan E. Goldstein.

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Dr Ed Livingston discusses Palliative Care for Patients With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis with Dr Hiroshi Mitsumoto.

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Dr Ed Livingston discusses Palliative Care for Patients With Heart Failure with Dr Steven Z. Pantilat.

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Joan Stephenson, PhD, discusses Practical Considerations in Dialysis Withdrawal with Dr Lewis M. Cohen.

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Joan Stephenson, PhD, discusses Overcoming the False Dichotomy of Curative vs Palliative Care for Late-Stage HIV/AIDS with Dr Peter A. Selwyn.

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Joan Stephenson, PhD, discusses Alzheimer Disease with Dr Ann C. Hurley.

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Joan Stephenson, PhD, discusses Agitation and Delirium at the End of Life with Dr William Breitbart.

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Joan Stephenson, PhD, discusses Spinal Cord Compression in Patients With Advanced Metastatic Cancer with Dr Janet L. Abrahm.

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Joan Stephenson, PhD, discusses Palliative Management of Fatigue at the Close of Life with Dr Eduardo Bruera.

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