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Advance Care Planning Individualised Approach and Research Projec

2019-04-19 12:44:21 | BioPortfolio

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Clinical Trials [1904 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

PROject - Supportive and Palliative Care and INnOvation - Antwerp (Pro-Spinoza)

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 ...

Palliative Care For Me (PCforMe)

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...

Community Based Self Management of COPD Facilitated by a Palliative Care Team:Impact on Health Care Utilization and QOL

The purpose of this study is to compare in home support services for patients with COPD with usual care. The study is designed to evaluate the impact of an interdisciplinary palliative car...

With Love: Using Promotoras for a Hispanic Community Palliative Care Promotora Palliative Care

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...

Palliative Care in the ICU

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...

PubMed Articles [14614 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Recollection of participating in a trial: A qualitative study of patients with severe and very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Despite having similar palliative needs to patients with lung cancer, advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients are less likely to receive palliative care. To evaluate the effect ...

Effect of a Palliative Screening Tool on Referrals: An Approach to Increase Access to Palliative Care Services.

The aim of this study was to develop and trial a screening tool to increase palliative care referrals for hospitalized patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at a community hospita...

Development of a complex intervention for early integration of palliative home care into standard care for end-stage COPD patients: A Phase 0-I study.

Research suggests that palliative home care should be integrated early into standard care for end-stage COPD patients. Patients also express the wish to be cared for and to die at home. However, a pra...

Can Early Introduction of Palliative Care Limit Intensive Care, Emergency and Hospital Admissions in Patients with Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? A Pilot Randomized Study.

Despite their poor prognosis, patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have little access to palliative care and tend to have a high rate of hospital and intensive care unit (...

A Palliative Approach is Adopted for Many Patients Dying in Hospital with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Severe chronic breathlessness in advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is undertreated and few patients access specialist palliative care in the years before death. This study aimed to...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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.

An anti-androgen that, in the form of its acetate (CYPROTERONE ACETATE), also has progestational properties. It is used in the treatment of hypersexuality in males, as a palliative in prostatic carcinoma, and, in combination with estrogen, for the therapy of severe acne and hirsutism in females.

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