End Of Life Care

"End of Life Option Act" Drug Adoption by California Patients

"End of Life Option Act" Drug Adoption by California Patients

Researchers found that 74% of patients who received the End of Life Option Act drugs ingested them and died within a median of 9 days after the prescription was written.

Opioid Epidemic Response May Restrict Cancer-Related Pain Management

Opioid Epidemic Response May Restrict Cancer-Related Pain Management

Although much of the response to the opioid epidemic exempts treatment for cancer-related pain, a recent Oncology Nurse Advisor online survey showed that more than 80% of respondents were concerned about how current restrictions set up to manage the opioid crisis are affecting cancer patient pain management.

End-of-Life Care Improved with Appropriate Hospice, Opioid Use

End-of-Life Care Improved with Appropriate Hospice, Opioid Use

Insurance claims and clinical information were linked to examine indicators of high-quality end-of-life care.

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