"Terminally Ill" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Persons with an incurable or irreversible illness at the end stage that will result in death within a short time. (From O'Leary et al., Lexikon: Dictionary of Health Care Terms, Organizations, and Acronyms for the Era of Reform, 1994, p780)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Terminally Ill" by people in Profiles.
Byhoff E, Harris JA, Ayanian JZ. Characteristics of Decedents in Medicare Advantage and Traditional Medicare. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 07 01; 176(7):1020-3.
Bateman ST, Dixon R, Trozzi M. The wrap-up: a unique forum to support pediatric residents when faced with the death of a child. J Palliat Med. 2012 Dec; 15(12):1329-34.
Santry HP. Third annual RAS essay contest: My experience with a dying patient. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2011 Nov; 96(11):19.
Hauser J, Sileo M, Araneta N, Kirk R, Martinez J, Finn K, Calista J, Calcano E, Thibodaux L, Harney C, Bass K, Rodrigue MK. Navigation and palliative care. Cancer. 2011 Aug; 117(15 Suppl):3585-91.
Okonoboh P. Expectations and feedback. J Palliat Med. 2011 Mar; 14(3):367-8.
Kronman AC, Freund KM, Hanchate A, Emanuel EJ, Ash AS. Nursing home residence confounds gender differences in Medicare utilization an example of Simpson's paradox. Womens Health Issues. 2010 Mar-Apr; 20(2):105-13.
Loew BJ, Howell DA, Sanders MK, Desilets DJ, Kortan PP, May GR, Shah RJ, Chen YK, Parsons WG, Hawes RH, Cotton PB, Slivka AA, Ahmad J, Lehman GA, Sherman S, Neuhaus H, Schumacher BM. Comparative performance of uncoated, self-expanding metal biliary stents of different designs in 2 diameters: final results of an international multicenter, randomized, controlled trial. Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Sep; 70(3):445-53.
Kapoor A, Kader B, Cabral H, Ash AS, Berlowitz D. Using the case mix of pressure ulcer healing to evaluate nursing home performance. Am J Med Qual. 2008 Sep-Oct; 23(5):342-9.
Germain MJ, Cohen LM, Moss AH. Strategies for timely and effective hospice discussions: end-stage renal disease. Ann Intern Med. 2007 Dec 04; 147(11):816; author reply 817.
Gruneir A, Mor V, Weitzen S, Truchil R, Teno J, Roy J. Where people die: a multilevel approach to understanding influences on site of death in America. Med Care Res Rev. 2007 Aug; 64(4):351-78.