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Access to and characteristics of palliative care-related hospitalization in the management of end-stage renal disease patients on renal replacement therapy in France.

Related Articles Access to and characteristics of palliative care-related hospitalization in the management of end-stage renal disease patients on renal replacement therapy in France. Nephrology (Carlton). 2017 Aug;22(8):598-608 Authors: Couchoud C, Arnaud DB, Lobbedez T, Blanchard S, Chantrel F, Maurizi-Balzan J, Moranne O, REIN registry Abstract AIM: Palliative care is seldom proposed to patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) despite a mortality rate and disease burden as high as among cancer patients. The aim of this study is to analyze the access of palliative care-related hospitalization in the management of patients on dialysis in France, by describing the characteristics of…
Origen: Access to and characteristics of palliative care-related hospitalization in the management of end-stage renal disease patients on renal replacement therapy in France. – PubMed

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New Evidence on End-of-Life Hospital Utilization for Enhanced Health Policy and Services Planning.

Related Articles New Evidence on End-of-Life Hospital Utilization for Enhanced Health Policy and Services Planning. J Palliat Med. 2017 Jul;20(7):752-758 Authors: Wilson DM, Shen Y, Birch S Abstract BACKGROUND: Long-standing concern exists over hospital use by people near or at the end of life (EOL) related to the appropriateness, quality, and cost of care in hospital. It is widely believed that most people die in hospital after an escalation in hospital use over the last year of life. As most deaths in high-income countries are not sudden or unexpected, opportunities exist for planning compassionate, effective, and evidence-based EOL care. OBJECTIVE:…
Origen: New Evidence on End-of-Life Hospital Utilization for Enhanced Health Policy and Services Planning. – PubMed

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Survivorship of severe medically unexplained symptoms in palliative care.

Related Articles Survivorship of severe medically unexplained symptoms in palliative care. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2017 Sep;7(3):281-285 Authors: Dwyer J, Taylor K, Boughey M Abstract OBJECTIVES: Patients who articulate their psychological distress primarily through physical symptoms (referred to as medically unexplained symptoms (MUS)) pose a challenge to the skills of most clinicians, including palliative care physicians. The philosophical underpinnings of palliative care with a stated focus on symptom management and care of the person in their psychosociospiritual context lend itself to the care of these patients. The aim of this study was to investigate the characteristics to improve identification of…
Origen: Survivorship of severe medically unexplained symptoms in palliative care. – PubMed

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[« Doctor, I would like to stay at home » About the partnership between a specialized palliative home care team and general practitioners].

Related Articles [« Doctor, I would like to stay at home » About the partnership between a specialized palliative home care team and general practitioners]. Rev Med Suisse. 2017 Feb 01;13(548):315-317 Authors: Giet O, Vacanti-Robert A, Monney M, Métrailler J Abstract During home care, general practitioners are faced with complex end-of-life situations. This leads to difficulties in taking care of the patient alone, and may require support from a multi-professional specialized palliative home care team. The palliative care teams follow these situations upon request from the GPs or home nurses, in order to provide help in encountered difficulties. The palliative…
Origen: [« Doctor, I would like to stay at home » About the partnership between a specialized palliative home care team and general practitioners]. – PubMed

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When One Knows a Fetus Is Expected to Die: Palliative Care in the Context of Prenatal Diagnosis of Fetal Malformations.

Related Articles When One Knows a Fetus Is Expected to Die: Palliative Care in the Context of Prenatal Diagnosis of Fetal Malformations. J Palliat Med. 2017 09;20(9):1020-1031 Authors: Rocha Catania T, Bernardes L, Guerra Benute GR, Bento Cicaroni Gibeli MA, Bertolassi do Nascimento N, Aparecida Barbosa TV, Jornada Krebs VL, Francisco RPV Abstract BACKGROUND: Fetal malformations occur in 2% of gestations and are the fifth most common cause of neonatal death in the world. In many cases, fetal malformations result in neonatal death or long stay in intensive care facilities. Families that continue the pregnancy in such a situation need…
Origen: When One Knows a Fetus Is Expected to Die: Palliative Care in the Context of Prenatal Diagnosis of Fetal Malformations. – PubMed

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