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  • The point is not the definition of what they are considering but the absence of professional/peer-to-peer communication before possibly approaching and upsetting the patient for what benefit to patient care and our goal as trained Family Physicians creating ...

  • When they say, "palliative", do they mean strictly palliative or hospice?  Because they are not typically one and the same.  With complex patients at Kaiser, palliative care is an added benefit to reduce symptoms and improve patient quality of life with ...

  • https://www.ebay.com/itm/Thermometer-Baby-Non-contact-Infrared-Forehead-Body-LCD-Digital-Gun-Temperature/274381198500?hash=item3fe264d4a4:g:itUAAOSw-AFemIhP These have been available for $20 or less for years.  At $5, this is less than most. I bought ...

  • I've also had unwelcome palliative care teams sent by hospitals to pressure patients with disabilities to prematurely withdraw life preserving care. In one case, a hospital CFO called to literally yell at me for not ordering hospice on a patient who he ...