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Palliative Care in Patients Living with Dementia: The Role of Deprescribing.

Palliative care for community patients diagnosed with dementia: a systematic review.

Despite many efforts made by health organisations to deliver effective end-of-life care to patients with dementia, research indicates that palliative care is predominantly aimed at patients with terminal cancer, and that patients with dementia face challenges in accessing end-of-life care. This article explores the views of health professionals on providing palliative care to those patients diagnosed with dementia within the community setting. A systematic review of seven qualitative studies was performed t...

Deprescribing antipsychotics in long term care patients with dementia.

To develop a clinical protocol for the use of antipsychotic drugs in dementia patients with  behavioral disturbances that includes prescribing and deprescribing criteria and to assess its  applicability in longterm care institutions.

Development and Validation of a Deep Learning Algorithm for Mortality Prediction in Selecting Patients With Dementia for Earlier Palliative Care Interventions.

Early palliative care interventions drive high-value care but currently are underused. Health care professionals face challenges in identifying patients who may benefit from palliative care.

When is a person with dementia in need of palliative care? Opinions of healthcare professionals and university students from three South East European countries.

Recommendations of the European Association for Palliative Care have been proposed to strengthen the provision of palliative care and it is clear that people with dementia can benefit from palliative care, but no research so far addresses the beliefs of university students and professionals in the social, medical and other science fields in South East Europe regarding the need from palliative care. The objective of this study is to explore when students and professionals consider a person with dementia in n...

Accessing palliative care for multiple sclerosis: A qualitative study of a neglected neurological disease.

Despite the global consensus on the importance of palliative care for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), many patients in developing countries do not receive palliative care. Improving access to palliative care for MS requires a contextual understanding of how palliative care is perceived by patients and health professionals, the existing care pathways, and barriers to the provision of palliative care.

Barriers to ideal palliative care in multiple care settings: the nurses' point of view.

Nurses and certified nursing assistants (CNA) have a crucial role in 24/7 continuity of palliative care for many vulnerable patients and families, however, their perspective has been largely omitted in reported barriers to palliative care.

Living with/out Dementia in Contemporary South Korea.

While the debate on diagnostic disclosure is often based on the premise that knowing about one's condition (the diagnosis and its prognosis) is essential in securing the patient's autonomy, many people with dementia in Korea are not told directly about their diagnosis. This article concerns the laborious and ethically contentious post-diagnostic living undertaken by the families of people with dementia, which I call "living with/out dementia." This is a paradoxical form of living that has emerged through th...

"… Above All, It's a Matter of  This Person's Quality of Life": Health Care Professionals' Perspectives on Deprescribing in Older Patients With Limited Life Expectancy.

Deprescribing may be particularly relevant in older people with limited life expectancy. In order to effectively carry out deprescribing in this population, it is important to understand the perspectives of the full spectrum of health care professionals (HCPs) involved in the management of these patients' medication. Thus, we aimed to explore different HCPs' perspectives on deprescribing in older patients with limited life expectancy.

Palliative care as an emerging role for respiratory health professionals: Findings from a cross-sectional, exploratory Canadian survey.

Respiratory Health Professionals (RHPs) with specialty training in the management of asthma and COPD, often care for patients with advanced respiratory disease, who have less access to palliative care than patients with similar disease burden. The aims of this study were to: () explore the current and desired roles of RHPs in terms of palliative care and () examine barriers to discussions with patients about palliative care.

Modern methods of treatment in palliative care.

The palliative care patient is definitely a unique type of patient. Due to the complexity of the symptoms requires a holistic therapeutic approach. Modern methods of treatment in palliative and hospice care underline an important role of physio, kinesiotherapy and pharmacological treatment coexistence. The rehabilitation reduces clinical symptoms, accompanying the basic disease and increases the quality of life of palliative patients and their families. It becomes an inseparable element of treatment, both i...

Timing of palliative care: When to call for a palliative care consult.

Palliative care, unlike hospice, can be utilized concurrently with disease-modifying or curative therapies. Some of the benefits of palliative care include improved quality of life, less end-of-life treatment, and decreased medical costs. Furthermore, palliative care can help guide treatment decisions to be in line with patients' physical, psychological, and spiritual needs. On the basis of these benefits, we advocate for palliative care involvement early in the course of advanced malignancy and other termi...

Recognition and assessment of dementia in primary care.

The majority of patients are diagnosed within a memory assessment service or a neurology clinic. However, early detection of a possible dementia is often done in a primary care setting. Dementia diagnosis has been seen by some as a 'tick-box exercise' but there are significant benefits to patients and their families when screening or testing for dementia is carried out early, especially in supporting the patients management of other comorbid or long-term conditions. Community nurses have a key role in ident...

A nurse practitioner-led community palliative care service in Australia.

Patients want community-based palliative care, but there was no continuity of care for patients at the Sydney Adventist Hospital to receive palliative and end-of-life care within a community setting. A nurse practitioner (NP)-led community palliative care service was developed.

Emerging Role of Palliative Care in Patients with Advanced Liver Disease.

Advanced liver disease is increasing in mortality and morbidity worldwide, as a result of growing alcohol consumption, obesity, and viral hepatitis infection. Alongside efforts to reduce these factors, it is clear that we must identify the considerable palliative care needs of these patients in order to improve quality of life and reduce symptom burden. Our review focuses on the current state of palliative and end-of-life care for patients with advanced liver disease, the significant associated symptom burd...

Why deprescribing antipsychotics in older people with dementia in long-term care is not always successful: insights from the HALT study.

Antipsychotic medications are commonly used to manage behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia despite their side effects and harms. While the Halting Antipsychotic Use in Long-Term Care (HALT) deprescribing trial was successful at reducing antipsychotic use, 19% of participants had their antipsychotics represcribed or never reached a dose of zero. The aim of this study was to investigate the reasons for represcription of antipsychotic medication and factors associated with ongoing antipsychotic u...

What do relatives value most in end-of-life care for people with dementia?

End-of-life care for older people with dementia is often sub-optimal. Understanding the experiences of the relatives involved in the care of the person with dementia may help to improve care practice.

PALLIA-10, a screening tool to identify patients needing palliative care referral in comprehensive cancer centers: A prospective multicentric study (PREPA-10).

The identification and referral of patients in need of palliative care should be improved. The French society for palliative support and care recommended to use the PALLIA-10 questionnaire and its score greater than 3 to refer patients to palliative care. We explored the use of the PALLIA-10 questionnaire and its related score in a population of advanced cancer patients.

Usability of PCforMe in patients with advanced cancer referred to outpatient palliative care: results of a randomized, active-controlled pilot trial.

Low utilization of palliative care services warrant the development and testing of new solutions to educate and engage patients around the benefits of palliative care.

Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Caring for Children in Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units.

Over the past several years, pediatric critical care units increasingly count on the expert advisement of palliative care specialists. Given the limited availability of pediatric palliative care specialists, all palliative care clinicians may be required to care for pediatric patients and their families. Special considerations in caring for these patients include the relative importance of prognosis, involvement of child life, music and pet therapy, incorporation of parents in end-of-life rituals, care for ...

Effects of Using Music Therapy for Patients Suffering From Dementia.

The purpose of this study was to discuss the mental and physical effects of using music therapy with patients suffering with dementia. Like any type of therapy, there are guidelines for measuring the effects. Music therapy can be used as a substitute for pharmaceuticals with dementia patients. The earlier the diagnosis and the earlier treatment commences for dementia patients, the more likely the treatment will work. Music therapy can reach the part of the brain where we hold memories, which is why it is us...


The aim of the study is to analyze individual legal problems of the implementation of the human right to palliative care. To achieve this goal, statistical data on the number of palliative patients, their access to medical services were analyzed. The absence of reasons for limiting the patient's right to receive palliative care, as such a right is a fundamental human right, is substantiated. An analysis of the understanding of the legal construction of "palliative care" in the scientific literature, nationa...

Prevalence and Predictors of Burnout among Hospice and Palliative Care Clinicians in the US.

Many clinical disciplines report high rates of burnout, which leads to low quality of care. Palliative care clinicians routinely manage patients with significant suffering, aiming to improve quality of life. As a major role of palliative care clinicians involves educating patients and caregivers regarding identifying priorities and balancing stress, we wondered how clinician self-management of burnout matches against the emotionally exhaustive nature of the work.

Gratitude from patients and relatives in palliative care-characteristics and impact: a national survey.

To explore the expressions of gratitude (EoG) received from patients and relatives and their influence on palliative care professionals (PCPs).

Integration of a Palliative Care Specialist in ALS Clinic: Observations from one Center.

Integration of a Palliative Care Specialist in ALS Clinic: Observations from one Center Palliative care specialists can aid in the care of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In this article, we describe our one-year experience incorporating a palliative care specialist into the ALS multidisciplinary team. We describe our integration model, patient selection, and visit content. Of 500 total clinic patients, 74 (14.8%) were seen by the palliative care specialist in one year. Referral was most ...

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