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[The suitability of therapeutic effort: An end-of-life strategy].

Related Articles [The suitability of therapeutic effort: An end-of-life strategy]. Semergen. 2016 Nov – Dec;42(8):566-574 Authors: Pérez Pérez FM Abstract End-of-life treatment and attention to the needs of relatives are not adequate for several reasons: Society denies or hides the death; it is very difficult to predict it accurately; treatment is frequently fragmented between different specialists, and there is insufficient palliative medicine training, including communication skills. There are frequent conflicts with decisions made at the end of life, particularly the suitability of therapeutic effort. The attitude of professionals on the adequacy of therapeutic effort is not homogenous, and varies depending…
Origen: [The suitability of therapeutic effort: An end-of-life strategy]. – PubMed

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Endoscopic treatment of tracheo-oesophageal fistulae: an innovative procedure.

Related Articles Endoscopic treatment of tracheo-oesophageal fistulae: an innovative procedure. Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Oct 05;2017: Authors: Galluccio G Abstract Tracheo-oesophageal fistulas represent a major complication of prolonged intubation and may cause death. Surgical repair is a complex procedure that can be challenging in compromised patients. In this study, we describe a simple endoscopic technique that resulted in the effective palliation of symptoms. PMID: 28106969 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Origen: Endoscopic treatment of tracheo-oesophageal fistulae: an innovative procedure. – PubMed

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New Zealand palliative care nurses experiences of providing spiritual care to patients with life-limiting illness.

Related Articles New Zealand palliative care nurses experiences of providing spiritual care to patients with life-limiting illness. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2017 Jan 02;23(1):18-26 Authors: Walker H, Waterworth S Abstract BACKGROUND: Internationally it is recognised that providing spiritual care is essential to reduce spiritual distress, particularly in patients who are facing a life-limiting illness. AIM: This study sought to explore palliative care nurses experiences providing spiritual care to their patients who are facing a life-limiting illness. METHOD: This study used a qualitative approach: interviews took place with nine nurses working across three hospices in New Zealand in 2013. FINDINGS: Nine…
Origen: New Zealand palliative care nurses experiences of providing spiritual care to patients with life-limiting illness. – PubMed

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Development the Care Evaluation Scale Version 2.0: a modified version of a measure for bereaved family members to evaluate the structure and process of palliative care for cancer patient.

Related Articles Development the Care Evaluation Scale Version 2.0: a modified version of a measure for bereaved family members to evaluate the structure and process of palliative care for cancer patient. BMC Palliat Care. 2017 Jan 23;16(1):8 Authors: Miyashita M, Aoyama M, Nakahata M, Yamada Y, Abe M, Yanagihara K, Shirado A, Shutoh M, Okamoto Y, Hamano J, Miyamoto A, Yoshida S, Sato K, Hirai K, Morita T Abstract BACKGROUND: The Care Evaluation Scale (CES1.0) was designed to allow bereaved family members to evaluate the structure and process of care, but has been associated with a high frequency of misresponses.…
Origen: Development the Care Evaluation Scale Version 2.0: a modified version of a measure for bereaved family members to evaluate the structure and process of palliative care for cancer patient. – PubMed

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Palliative and supportive care in head and neck cancer: United Kingdom National Multidisciplinary Guidelines.

Related Articles Palliative and supportive care in head and neck cancer: United Kingdom National Multidisciplinary Guidelines. J Laryngol Otol. 2016 May;130(S2):S198-S207 Authors: Cocks H, Ah-See K, Capel M, Taylor P Abstract This is the official guideline endorsed by the specialty associations involved in the care of head and neck cancer patients in the UK. It provides recommendations on the assessments and interventions for this group of patients receiving palliative and supportive care. Recommendations • Palliative and supportive care must be multidisciplinary. (G) • All core team members should have training in advanced communication skills. (G) • Palliative surgery should be…
Origen: Palliative and supportive care in head and neck cancer: United Kingdom National Multidisciplinary Guidelines. – PubMed

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