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Cost Analysis of a Randomized Trial of Early Palliative Care in Patients with Metastatic Nonsmall-Cell Lung Cancer.

Related Articles Cost Analysis of a Randomized Trial of Early Palliative Care in Patients with Metastatic Nonsmall-Cell Lung Cancer. J Palliat Med. 2016 Aug;19(8):842-8 Authors: Greer JA, Tramontano AC, McMahon PM, Pirl WF, Jackson VA, El-Jawahri A, Parikh RB, Muzikansky A, Gallagher ER, Temel JS Abstract BACKGROUND: Several trials have shown that integrated palliative and oncology care improves quality of life and mood in patients with advanced cancers. However, the degree to which early involvement of palliative care (PC) in the outpatient setting impacts the cost of care remains unknown. METHODS: Data for this secondary analysis came from a trial…
Origen: Cost Analysis of a Randomized Trial of Early Palliative Care in Patients with Metastatic Nonsmall-Cell Lung Cancer. – PubMed

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Comparison of self-expandable and balloon-expanding stents for hybrid ductal stenting in hypoplastic left heart complex.

Related Articles Comparison of self-expandable and balloon-expanding stents for hybrid ductal stenting in hypoplastic left heart complex. Cardiol Young. 2017 Jul;27(5):837-845 Authors: Goreczny S, Qureshi SA, Rosenthal E, Krasemann T, Nassar MS, Anderson DR, Morgan GJ Abstract OBJECTIVES: We aimed to compare the procedural and mid-term performance of a specifically designed self-expanding stent with balloon-expandable stents in patients undergoing hybrid palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome and its variants. BACKGROUND: The lack of specifically designed stents has led to off-label use of coronary, biliary, or peripheral stents in the neonatal ductus arteriosus. Recently, a self-expanding stent, specifically designed for use…
Origen: Comparison of self-expandable and balloon-expanding stents for hybrid ductal stenting in hypoplastic left heart complex. – PubMed

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Palliative Care and Nonmotor Symptoms in Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism.

Related Articles Palliative Care and Nonmotor Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinsonism. Int Rev Neurobiol. 2017;134:1239-1255 Authors: Titova N, Chaudhuri KR Abstract The term palliative care (PC) is defined as a collection of interventions and strategies that helps to improve and sustain the quality of life of patients and caregivers in situations and scenarios associated with life-threatening illness. This is usually implemented by means of early identification and treatment of relevant motor and nonmotor issues such as pain, sleep, and autonomic dysfunction, dementia, and depression. In addition, a holistic PC program also includes delivery of physical, psychosocial, and spiritual support.…
Origen: Palliative Care and Nonmotor Symptoms in Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism. – PubMed

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The nature of conflict in palliative care: A qualitative exploration of the experiences of staff and family members.

Related Articles The nature of conflict in palliative care: A qualitative exploration of the experiences of staff and family members. Patient Educ Couns. 2017 Aug;100(8):1459-1465 Authors: François K, Lobb E, Barclay S, Forbat L Abstract OBJECTIVES: Conflict is a significant and recurring problem in healthcare. This study aimed to understand staff and relatives’ perspectives on the characteristics of conflict and serious disagreement in adult palliative care, including triggers, risk factors and the impact on themselves and clinical care. METHODS: Qualitative study of 25 staff and seven bereaved relatives using individual interviews, recruited from a multidisciplinary specialist palliative care setting in…
Origen: The nature of conflict in palliative care: A qualitative exploration of the experiences of staff and family members. – PubMed

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