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Community-based participatory research: understanding a promising approach to addressing knowledge gaps in palliative care.

Related Articles Community-based participatory research: understanding a promising approach to addressing knowledge gaps in palliative care. Ann Palliat Med. 2016 Jul;5(3):218-24 Authors: Riffin C, Kenien C, Ghesquiere A, Dorime A, Villanueva C, Gardner D, Callahan J, Capezuti E, Reid MC Abstract Concern over the need for effective and accessible healthcare for individuals with advanced chronic illness has drawn attention to the significant gaps in our knowledge of palliative medicine. To advance our understanding of this field, community-based participatory research (CBPR) is proposed as a tool for future research initiatives. This paper offers a rationale for how CBPR may be employed…
Origen: Community-based participatory research: understanding a promising approach to addressing knowledge gaps in palliative care. – PubMed

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Palliative Care in Critical Rural Settings.

Related Articles Palliative Care in Critical Rural Settings. Crit Care Nurse. 2016 Feb;36(1):72-8 Authors: Mayer DD, Winters CA Abstract The United States has 1332 critical access hospitals. These hospitals have fewer than 25 beds each and a mean daily census of 4.2 patients. Critical access hospitals are located in rural areas and provide acute inpatient services, ambulatory care, labor and delivery services, and general surgery. Some, but not all, critical access hospitals offer home care services; a few have palliative care programs. Because of the millions of patients living with serious and life-threatening conditions, the need for palliative care is…
Origen: Palliative Care in Critical Rural Settings. – PubMed

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Prognosis of Patients with Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression from Adrenocortical Carcinoma.

Related Articles Prognosis of Patients with Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression from Adrenocortical Carcinoma. In Vivo. 2016 09-10;30(5):717-9 Authors: Janssen S, Bartscht T, Rades D Abstract BACKGROUND/AIM: Adrenocortical cancer is a rare aggressive type of cancer. The prognosis is poor, particularly for metastatic disease. This study focused on metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) from adrenocortical carcinoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Data of three patients who received palliative irradiation of MSCC from adrenocortical carcinoma were retrospectively analyzed for motor function, ambulatory status and survival. RESULTS: One patient died before completion of radiotherapy. The other two patients died two weeks and four weeks, respectively,…
Origen: Prognosis of Patients with Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression from Adrenocortical Carcinoma. – PubMed

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Is it time to address survivorship in advanced breast cancer? A review article.

Related Articles Is it time to address survivorship in advanced breast cancer? A review article. Breast. 2017 Feb;31:167-172 Authors: Di Lascio S, Pagani O Abstract The outcome of advanced breast cancer has significantly improved over recent decades. As a consequence, the complex needs of patients living with the disease and their care-givers should be addressed not only in terms of supportive and palliative care but also of “survivorship” requirements. The multidisciplinary approach to advanced breast cancer should encompass – early in the history of the disease – not only physical but also functional, social, psychological and spiritual domains. It is…
Origen: Is it time to address survivorship in advanced breast cancer? A review article. – PubMed

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