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Doctors cannot speak about the reality of death and dying

I live and work in the house medicine. You would think that those of us who have chosen this profession would actually know what dying looks like. Furthermore, one would hope that if the doctor could...

Mountain ecosystems scientists to convene at University of Nevada, Reno

(University of Nevada, Reno) Scientists from around the world will convene at the University of Nevada, Reno for a multi-day conference on social, biological and environmental systems in mountain regi...

All RCGP members should be balloted on assisted dying

The recent Care Not Killing insert answers Timothy Harlow and colleagues’ concerns about The BMJ’s impartiality on the subject of assisted dying prompted by the Dignity in Dying insert last... ...

9 Lessons Atul Gawande Taught Me about Dying

(Vox) – Gawande, a cancer surgeon and New Yorker author, wanted to talk about dying. In fact, he wants everyone to talk about dying. He’s even written a book, “Being Mortal,” t...

Climate change puts endangered Devils Hole pupfish at risk of extinction

(University of Nevada, Reno) Climate change is hurting reproduction of the endangered Devils Hole pupfish, threatening the survival of this rare species that has numbered as few as 35 individuals, new...

University of Nevada, Reno continues $10 million biomedical studies for COBRE grant

(University of Nevada, Reno) Neurological research from the University of Nevada, Reno's $10 million Center of Biomedical Research Excellence grant highlights the role image-dynamics play in the brain...

Desmond Tutu: A Dignified Death Is Our Right – I Am in Favor of Assisted Dying

(The Guardian) – Dying is part of life. We have to die. The Earth cannot sustain us and the millions of people that came before us. We have to make way for those who are yet to be born. And R...

Call for Assisted Dying Bill to become law in England

Experts call for Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying Bill, which is expected to receive its second reading in the House of Lords this month, to eventually become law. They argue that people should be able ...

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Dying well in the community: an equation.

When I read the literature around death and dying, I often come across the idea of 'dying well' being propagated, not always including some of the important precursors to achieving this outcome.

The evolution of caring for dying patients in intensive care units in the United States from 1960-1980.

Since Intensive Care Units (ICUs) appeared in the United States in the late 1950's, nurses working in them have always cared for the dying patients. A historical reflection of the evolution of caring ...

Caring for those who die at home - the use and validation of 'care of the dying evaluation' (code) with bereaved relatives.

'CODE' is a 40-item self-completion post-bereavement questionnaire, focused on the last days of life and based on key components of best practice for care of the dying. CODE is a shortened, more user-...

Family carers' delivery of medications for the person dying at home: preliminary findings from the 'unpacking the home' study.

Current UK health policy aims to increase the numbers of people dying at home, but it relies on family members being available to take responsibility for caring. The 'Unpacking the home' study elicite...

Where We Die.

After a decades-long trend toward dying in the hospital, a movement toward palliative care, hospice, and dying at home began in the 1980s. But even as increasing numbers of Americans choose to die at ...

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