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Lung transplant recipients who experience serious illness could benefit from specialty palliative care (SPC), but evidence suggests that referral has been rare.
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Name: Journal of palliative medicine
Despite advances in therapy, heart failure (HF) patients have significant symptom burden, and poor quality of life. However, data on palliative care (PC) utilization in this population are scarce. We ...
Community-based palliative care (CBPC) plays an integral role in addressing the complex care needs of older adults with serious chronic illnesses, but is premised on effective communication and collab...
To investigate the patterns and predictors of palliative care (PC) utilization across ICU- and non ICU-managed patients with end-stage liver disease (ESLD) during end-of-life hospitalization.
Neuropalliative care is a new and growing field within neurology that focuses on improving the quality of life of patients with serious neurologic illnesses. While specialty-level palliative care trai...
The ambulatory specialized palliative care (SAPV) was implemented to enable patients with the need for end-of-life intensive care to die with accompanied professionality and in familiar surroundings. ...
The objective of this study is to generate preliminary data for a large multi-site randomized clinical trial of a model of palliative care consultation for patients with advanced dementia,...
This is a two-arm, multi-site randomized controlled trial of 1,350 older adults (65+ years) with either advanced cancer (defined as metastatic solid tumor) or end-stage organ failure (New ...
This study will assess the feasibility of using specific criteria to standardize the referral of individuals with Parkinson disease to a group of medical providers known as palliative care...
This research study is evaluating the impact a collaborative palliative care and oncology team will have on the quality of life, symptoms, mood, and end of life outcomes of patients with a...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate, through a randomized controlled trial, the impact of integrated comprehensive palliative care services on time to first hospital readmission and o...
A nursing specialty concerned with care of patients facing serious or life-threatening illnesses. The goal of palliative nursing is to prevent and relieve suffering, and to support the best possible quality of life for patients and their families. Hospice nursing is palliative care for people in their final stages of life.
Care alleviating symptoms without curing the underlying disease. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
A nursing specialty that deals specifically with the care of patients who are critically ill.
The nursing specialty that deals with the care of women throughout their pregnancy and childbirth and the care of their newborn children.
Palliative care is the active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness. Management of pain and other symptoms and provision of psychological, social and spiritual support is paramount. The goal of palliative care is achievement of the ...
Pulmonary relating to or associated with the lungs eg Asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, Influenza, Lung Cancer, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Sleep Disorders etc Follow and track Lung Cancer News ...
Organ transplantation is the moving of an organ from one body to another or from a donor site to another location on the patient's own body, for the purpose of replacing the recipient's damaged or absent organ. The emerging field of regenerative ...