January 29, 2020

Top 5 Most Popular 'Making the Rounds' Articles in 2019

These articles in our Making the Rounds blog for healthcare professionals received the most views in 2019:

1. Wound Care in Hospice Settings

Even in the final stages of life, good wound care can contribute to physical, psychological and emotional comfort.

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2. Deprescribing: Discontinuing Medications at the End of Life

Deprescribing explores the medical questions and ethical issues involved in withdrawing end of life medication for a patient recently referred to hospice.

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3. Hospice Services and the Nursing Home: Collaborating to Care for Residents at the End of Life

Collaborations between hospice providers and nursing homes have been shown to improve patients’ end-of-life care.

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4. How to Cope when Your Patient Dies

Most medical professionals have one thing in common—the death of a patient. Fortunately, there are coping mechanisms to help during times of emotional stress.

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5. Hospice Patients Don’t Need to Revoke Benefit if They Visit ED

Contrary to popular belief, a hospice patient that is receiving symptom management in the ED does NOT need to revoke their benefit.

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