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    We have a new medical director of our neurosurgical services and she feels that patients with massive (non-survivable) intracranial bleeds should receive hypotonic solutions at approximately 125ml/hr as a comfort measure. Normally if actively treating...

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    Are you a champion for quality improvement projects within your organization? AAHPM would like to identify members that have formal training in quality improvement (QI) methodologies and the ability to convey the value of QI. If QI is your area of...

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    While it is not per se a teaching video, the short documentary, Extremis, which is now available on Netflix, illustrates several conversations in context and provides a great deal of material for teaching. I have not yet used it with my residents,...


  • Read the official press release from the Alzheimer’s Association and Hospice of Southern Maine. Pingree, Collins, local agencies advocate passage of Palliative Care and Hospice education bill Legislation would provide expanded education, training, research and awareness of palliative care impact SCARBOROUGH, Maine (Sept. 19, 2016) – Congresswoman Chellie Pingree joined representatives of the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, Hospice of More >
  • Listed below are a few articles from the most recent issue of the journal: Hospice Enrollment After Referral to Community-Based, Specialist-Level Palliative Care: Incidence, Timing, and Predictors Alexa Riggs, Brenda Breuer, Lara Dhingra, Jack Chen, Barbara Hiney, Maureen McCarthy, Russell K. Portenoy, and Helena Knotkova A High-Touch Model of Community-Based Specialist Palliative Care: Latent Class Analysis Identifies More >
  • Listed below are a few articles from the most recent issue of the journal: Special Series on Measuring What Matters Assessing Emotional Suffering in Palliative Care: Use of a Structured Note Template to Improve Documentation Sangeeta Lamba, Ana Berlin, Rebecca Goett, Christopher B. Ponce, Bart Holland, Susanne Walther, and the AAHPM Research Committee Writing Group Original Articles Dexamethasone More >

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