Palliative Care Research Resources at the Institute for Aging Research

Palliative Care Resources

Useful Links: 
  1. Advanced Dementia A Guide for Families 
  2. Making choices: long-term feeding tube placement in elderly patients. A book and audiotape for substitute decision-makers. Ottawa, Ontario: March, 2000.
  3. Alzheimer's Association 2012 Alzheimer's disease facts and figures
  4. National Institutes of Health. State-of-Science Conference Statement: Improving End-of-Life Care, 2005
  5. Heart Rhythm Society guidelines on management of cardiac devices in patients nearing end of life or requesting withdrawal of therapy

Useful Slides:

  • Decision-Making
  • Pneumonia: survival
  • Change in Number of Deaths Between 2000 and 2010
  • State Variations in the Proportion of Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Cognitive Impairment who had at Least Burdensome Transition
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