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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-02-21T19:15:12-0500
Palliative care is believed to improve care of patients with life-limiting illnesses. This study evaluated the impact of a multi-center randomized trial of a palliative care team intervent...
The study compares early palliative care consultation to standard of care in the medical intensive care unit (ICU). The study will assess if the intervention leads to an increased proporti...
The objective of this phase 2 study is to evaluate the feasibility of an early palliative care intervention for metastatic cancer patients. Feasibility will be assessed in terms of percent...
A Study to Evaluate the Feasibility, Acceptability and Effectiveness of a Psychosocial Intervention Together With Early Palliative Care in the Reduction of Depressive Symptoms of Advanced Cancer Patients
The purpose of this study is to determine whether a brief psychosocial intervention together with early palliative care are feasible, acceptable and effective in the reduction of depressiv...
It is important to provide high quality palliative care to all patients with a non-curable and life-limiting condition. The Care Pathway for Primary Palliative Care (CPPPC) provides tools ...
Inpatient palliative care programs have demonstrated financial benefit for the hospital and improved quality of care for patients with advanced disease. Previous studies on this subject have focused o...
Children with advanced cancer are often not referred to palliative or hospice care before they die or are only referred close to the child's death. The goals of the current project were to learn about...
Patients with cancer could benefit from early primary (i.e., basic) palliative care. Scalable models of care delivery are needed.
Palliative care (PC) is often misunderstood as exclusively pertaining to end-of-life care, which may be consequential for its delivery. There is little research on how PC is operationalized and delive...
Music therapy (MT) holds a promising potential to meet emotional and existential needs in palliative care patients. The aim of the present pilot study was to assess the feasibility, acceptance and pot...
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)
Institutions specializing in the care of cancer patients.
Nursing care provided cancer patients. It includes aspects of family functioning through education of both patient and family. The specialty of oncologic nursing focuses on cancer as a major health care problem.
Facilities or services which are especially devoted to providing palliative and supportive care to the patient with a terminal illness and to the patient's family.