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Aretaeus of Cappadocia (ca 1st-3rd century AD): views on hepatic cancer.

Related Articles Aretaeus of Cappadocia (ca 1st-3rd century AD): views on hepatic cancer. J BUON. 2016 Sept-Oct;21(5):1326-1331 Authors: Tsoucalas G, Sgantzos M Abstract Aretaeus lived in an era when cancer was known to be a fatal disease. He had understood both liver’s capacity to regenerate, and its vital role for the body’s homeostasis, and proposed the treatment to confront hepatic cancer. Although human’s anatomy was well studied, especially in the Alexandrian School, and a plethora of surgical instruments and techniques were available, he had suggested a more holistic-palliative approach for hepatic cancer by applying a suitable dietetic regime, pain killers…
Origen: Aretaeus of Cappadocia (ca 1st-3rd century AD): views on hepatic cancer. – PubMed

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Quality of End-of-Life Care Provided to Patients With Different Serious Illnesses.

Related Articles Quality of End-of-Life Care Provided to Patients With Different Serious Illnesses. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Aug 01;176(8):1095-102 Authors: Wachterman MW, Pilver C, Smith D, Ersek M, Lipsitz SR, Keating NL Abstract IMPORTANCE: Efforts to improve end-of-life care have focused primarily on patients with cancer. High-quality end-of-life care is also critical for patients with other illnesses. OBJECTIVE: To compare patterns of end-of-life care and family-rated quality of care for patients dying with different serious illnesses. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: A retrospective cross-sectional study was conducted in all 146 inpatient facilities within the Veteran Affairs health system among patients who…
Origen: Quality of End-of-Life Care Provided to Patients With Different Serious Illnesses. – PubMed

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Nursing workload for cancer patients under palliative care.

Related Articles Nursing workload for cancer patients under palliative care. Rev Esc Enferm USP. 2016 Sep-Oct;50(5):792-799 Authors: Fuly PD, Pires LM, Souza CQ, Oliveira BG, Padilha KG Abstract OBJECTIVE: To verify the nursing workload required by cancer patients undergoing palliative care and possible associations between the demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients and the nursing workload. METHOD: This is a quantitative, cross-sectional, prospective study developed in the Connective Bone Tissue (TOC) clinics of Unit II of the Brazilian National Cancer Institute José Alencar Gomes da Silva with patients undergoing palliative care. RESULTS: Analysis of 197 measures of the Nursing…
Origen: Nursing workload for cancer patients under palliative care. – PubMed

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Palliative Care and the Humanities: Centralizing the Patient at the End of Life.

Related Articles Palliative Care and the Humanities: Centralizing the Patient at the End of Life. Yale J Biol Med. 2016 Mar;89(1):105-8 Authors: Franke RJ Abstract Palliative care is a quickly growing facet of modern medicine. While scientific advancements have broken new ground for the possibilities of end-of-life care, sensitive treatment of the patient as an individual has lagged behind and has frequently led to an unsatisfactory experience for patients, families, and the medical community at large. This essay argues that centralizing patients during the terminal phases of treatment by using humanistic perspectives has the potential to bring new meaning and…
Origen: Palliative Care and the Humanities: Centralizing the Patient at the End of Life. – PubMed

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End of life care in nursing homes: Translating focus group findings into action.

Related Articles End of life care in nursing homes: Translating focus group findings into action. Geriatr Nurs. 2016 Nov – Dec;37(6):440-445 Authors: Bükki J, Neuhaus PM, Paal P Abstract Therapeutic options for nursing home residents focus on functional improvement, while inadequate hospital admissions in the dying phase are frequent. The aim of this study was to explore views, attitudes, and concerns among staff and to embark on a process that facilitates end-of-life care on an institutional level. Three focus group interviews were conducted with nursing home staff (nurses, care managers, physicians). The discussants (22) expressed the following issues: workload; ethical…
Origen: End of life care in nursing homes: Translating focus group findings into action. – PubMed

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