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The lowest rate of end-of-life planning was among older Spanish-speaking Hispanics, with 19 percent reporting end-of-life discussion, 20 percent discussing power of attorney and 17 percent discussing advanced directives. The study findings suggest that doctors should check older patients’ walking speed and watch for changes over time, since it could be an early indication of mental decline that warrants testing, the researchers said.
The mean age of these decedents was 37.5 years; slightly more than half (9) were male, 13 were white, 15 were non-Hispanic, and all were born in the United States. The report gives partial credit for the decline to the Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting (KASPER) system, which went from voluntary to mandatory during the period.
Three decedents had a history of subcutaneous silicone injections and likely were erroneously assigned code J62.8 as the underlying cause of death. Premature deaths are 40 percent higher in rural Appalachian. Taking a big bite of a hot dog nearly killed a 9-year-old boy in Turkey, but it was a rare heart disorder, not choking, that triggered the close call, a new case report reveals.
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