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New ACP toolkit offers resources on delivering patient-centered end-of-life care

The toolkit is exclusive to ACP members and requires a login for access.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2019/06/18/5.htm
18 Jun 2019

Pandemic provides impetus for POLSTs

ACP Advance: COVID-19 Recovery Program helps practices use team-based quality improvement to improve systems of care for patients with or at risk for COVID-19.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2022/01/pandemic-provides-impetus-for-polsts.htm
1 Jan 2022

Updated ACP Ethics Manual addresses genetic testing, telemedicine, end-of-life care

The seventh edition of the ACP Ethics Manual reaffirms ethical tenets of medicine and reexamines their application in changing circumstances.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2019/01/15/2.htm
15 Jan 2019

Dementia care poses ethical quagmires

Dementia presents unique ethical challenges for physicians because it is a “disease of autonomy.”
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2020/05/dementia-care-poses-ethical-quagmires.htm
1 May 2020

ACP releases High Value Care advice for communicating about end-of-life care goals

Physician-patient communication about goals of care is a low-risk, high-value intervention for patients with a life-threatening illness, ACP recently advised in a paper published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2014/11/11/6.htm
11 Nov 2014

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2019/09/latest-updates-on-acps-priorities-initiatives.htm
1 Sep 2019

Most doctors delay end-of-life talks with terminal patients who feel well

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https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2010/01/12/6.htm
12 Jan 2010

More at-home deaths in Medicare patients, but also more end-of-life ICU stays

More Medicare patients died at home in 2009 than in 2000, but there was also an increase in intensive care use during the last 30 days of life, a new study found.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2013/02/12/5.htm
12 Feb 2013

What to say when sharing serious news

When delivering bad news to patients, physicians should avoid wordiness and instead follow some other tactics.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2023/06/what-to-say-when-sharing-serious-news.htm
1 Jun 2023

Nearly one-third of older adults need end-of-life decisions made but lack ability

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https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2010/04/06/6.htm
6 Apr 2010

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