News tagged with hospice care

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Americans are treated, and overtreated, to death

(AP) -- The doctors finally let Rosaria Vandenberg go home. For the first time in months, she was able to touch her 2-year-old daughter who had been afraid of the tubes and machines in the hospital. The little girl climbed ...

Jun 28, 2010
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Hospices not deactivating defibrillators in patients

Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that patients admitted to hospice care who have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) are rarely having their ICDs deactivated and are receiving electrical ...

Mar 01, 2010
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