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Patient Protection

Overprotection in Mental Health: Why Can't Psychiatric Patients Use Advanced Directives?

David Nissan | Posted 02.29.2016 | Healthy Living
David Nissan

Psychiatrists should be encouraged to discuss PAD with their patients and think collaboratively about what treatments they would want in the event they became ill. It is time that psychiatric patients are given the rights that medical patients have to use advanced directives and decide their own care.

A Palliative to Obamacare Discord

Joseph Cooper | Posted 11.24.2013 | College
Joseph Cooper

These stories (I'm sure there are others) make vivid the embarrassments and fears of patients; their efforts to deal with deterioration, endure pain, and cope with unhinging and detachment. The reader, the viewer, and the re-reader can take cues from caregivers who ease the way to acceptance.

ACA Puts Health Care in the Hiring Line

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Preetam Kaushik

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) constitutional, the stage is set for the most fundamental shift in the health care industry in a few decades.