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A Survey of Hospice and Palliative Care Clinicians' Experiences and Attitudes Regarding the Use of Palliative Sedation.

Related Articles A Survey of Hospice and Palliative Care Clinicians’ Experiences and Attitudes Regarding the Use of Palliative Sedation. J Palliat Med. 2017 Sep;20(9):915-921 Authors: Maiser S, Estrada-Stephen K, Sahr N, Gully J, Marks S Abstract BACKGROUND: A variety of terms and attitudes surround palliative sedation (PS) with little research devoted to hospice and palliative care (HPC) clinicians’ perceptions and experiences with PS. These factors may contribute to the wide variability in the reported prevalence of PS. OBJECTIVE: This study was designed to better identify hospice and palliative care (HPC) clinician attitudes toward, and clinical experiences with palliative sedation (PS).…
Origen: A Survey of Hospice and Palliative Care Clinicians' Experiences and Attitudes Regarding the Use of Palliative Sedation. – PubMed

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Increasing Veterans' Hospice Use: The Veterans Health Administration's Focus On Improving End-Of-Life Care.

Related Articles Increasing Veterans’ Hospice Use: The Veterans Health Administration’s Focus On Improving End-Of-Life Care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Jul 01;36(7):1274-1282 Authors: Miller SC, Intrator O, Scott W, Shreve ST, Phibbs CS, Kinosian B, Allman RM, Edes TE Abstract In 2009 the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) began a major, four-year investment in improving the quality of end-of-life care. The Comprehensive End of Life Care Initiative increased the numbers of VA medical center inpatient hospice units and palliative care staff members as well as the amount of palliative care training, quality monitoring, and community outreach. We divided male veterans ages…
Origen: Increasing Veterans' Hospice Use: The Veterans Health Administration's Focus On Improving End-Of-Life Care. – PubMed

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One Size Does Not Fit All: Disease Profiles of Serious Illness Patients Receiving Specialty Palliative Care.

Related Articles One Size Does Not Fit All: Disease Profiles of Serious Illness Patients Receiving Specialty Palliative Care. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 Oct;54(4):476-483 Authors: Kamal AH, Taylor DH, Neely B, Harker M, Bhullar P, Morris J, Bonsignore L, Bull J Abstract INTRODUCTION: Understanding the symptom profiles of seriously ill patients who receive palliative care, especially noncancer diagnoses where the data are sparse and are critical to better targeting our resources to the needs of patients. METHODS: We performed a retrospective, multicohort study of patients evaluated during their first consultative palliative care visit in a community-based palliative care registry. We…
Origen: One Size Does Not Fit All: Disease Profiles of Serious Illness Patients Receiving Specialty Palliative Care. – PubMed

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Randomised clinical trial of early specialist palliative care plus standard care versus standard care alone in patients with advanced cancer: The Danish Palliative Care Trial.

Related Articles Randomised clinical trial of early specialist palliative care plus standard care versus standard care alone in patients with advanced cancer: The Danish Palliative Care Trial. Palliat Med. 2017 Oct;31(9):814-824 Authors: Groenvold M, Petersen MA, Damkier A, Neergaard MA, Nielsen JB, Pedersen L, Sjøgren P, Strömgren AS, Vejlgaard TB, Gluud C, Lindschou J, Fayers P, Higginson IJ, Johnsen AT Abstract BACKGROUND: Beneficial effects of early palliative care have been found in advanced cancer, but the evidence is not unequivocal. AIM: To investigate the effect of early specialist palliative care among advanced cancer patients identified in oncology departments. SETTING/PARTICIPANTS: The…
Origen: Randomised clinical trial of early specialist palliative care plus standard care versus standard care alone in patients with advanced cancer: The Danish Palliative Care Trial. – PubMed

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[(Early) Palliative Care in Emergency Medicine].

Related Articles [(Early) Palliative Care in Emergency Medicine]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2018 Apr;143(8):551-557 Authors: Spickermann M, Lenz P Abstract At the end of life patients with a life-limiting disease are often admitted to emergency departments (ED). Mostly, in the setting of an ED there may not be enough time to meet the needs for palliative care (PC) of these patients. Therefore, integration of PC into the ED offers a solution to improve their treatment. In the outpatient setting a cooperation between prehospital emergency services, the patient’s general practitioner and specialized outpatient PC teams may allow the patient to die at…
Origen: [(Early) Palliative Care in Emergency Medicine]. – PubMed

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