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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-04-18T12:14:30-0400
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 ...
The purpose of this study is to test the usability of PCforMe, a web-based preparation and engagement tool about palliative care, during a pre-visit pilot trial in outpatient palliative ca...
Despite being strongly recommended, the integration of palliative care in oncology has not been widely adopted. Very few people have access to comprehensive palliative care. Access is even...
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...
To understand the impact of initiation of palliative care in this low-resource setting, and whether palliative care is a cost-reducing intervention that will improve patient-reported outco...
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...
Integrated palliative care for those with advanced solid tumors yields significant benefits in patient and caregiver outcomes. However, most palliative care clinical trials have excluded patients with...
Many countries developed supportive measures for palliative home care, such as financial incentives or multidisciplinary palliative home care teams. For policy makers, it is important to evaluate the ...
Offering emotional and physical comfort to seriously ill and dying people-the heart of palliative care-certainly seems like the right thing to do. Advocates think so and there's now a body of evidence...
Given the limited number of pediatric-specific palliative care programs, palliative care providers of all disciplines may be called on to care for infants, children, and adolescents with serious illne...
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)
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.
A branch of medicine concerned with preventing and relieving the suffering of patients in any stage of disease. Its focus is on comprehensive care and improving the quality of all areas of the patient's life.
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.