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Time to practice what we preach? Appreciating the autonomy of cancer patients on deciding whether they want to be informed about interventional studies for fatigue.

Related Articles Time to practice what we preach? Appreciating the autonomy of cancer patients on deciding whether they want to be informed about interventional studies for fatigue. Palliat Med. 2016 10;30(9):897-8 Authors: Poort H, Peters ME, Verhagen SA, Verhoeven J, van der Graaf WT, Knoop H PMID: 27129680 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Origen: Time to practice what we preach? Appreciating the autonomy of cancer patients on deciding whether they want to be informed about interventional studies for fatigue. – PubMed

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Single-Dose Fluconazole Therapy for Oral Thrush in Hospice and Palliative Medicine Patients.

Related Articles Single-Dose Fluconazole Therapy for Oral Thrush in Hospice and Palliative Medicine Patients. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2017 Aug;34(7):645-649 Authors: Lagman R, Davis M, LeGrand S, Walsh D, Parala A, Gamier P, Cothren B, Cheema B, Gopal S, Rybicki L Abstract BACKGROUND: Oral thrush is a common fungal infection of the mouth experienced by palliative medicine and hospice patients who have advanced cancer. Individuals often experience distressing symptoms that affect their oral intake with most regimens adding to pill burden. This is an open-label prospective observational study to assess the efficacy of a single-dose fluconazole 150 mg for…
Origen: Single-Dose Fluconazole Therapy for Oral Thrush in Hospice and Palliative Medicine Patients. – PubMed

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Percutaneous stenting in malignant biliary obstruction caused by metastatic disease: clinical outcome and prediction of survival according to tumor type and further therapeutic options.

Related Articles Percutaneous stenting in malignant biliary obstruction caused by metastatic disease: clinical outcome and prediction of survival according to tumor type and further therapeutic options. Acta Gastroenterol Belg. 2017 Apr-Jun;80(2):249-255 Authors: Vandenabeele LAM, Dhondt E, Geboes KP, Defreyne L Abstract BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS: Obstructive jaundice caused by metastatic disease leads to deterioration of general condition and short survival time. Successful decompression can offer symptom control and enable further treatment with chemotherapy, which can improve survival. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Ninety-nine percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTC) procedures with metallic stent placement were performed in 93 patients between 2007 and 2013. Files…
Origen: Percutaneous stenting in malignant biliary obstruction caused by metastatic disease: clinical outcome and prediction of survival according to tumor type and further therapeutic options. – PubMed

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Transformations.

Related Articles Transformations. Patient Educ Couns. 2017 Jul;100(7):1415-1416 Authors: Schattner A Abstract A patient with a serious illness continually refuses, postpones or avoids treatment until a conversation reveals essential contextual factors which change the physician’s point of view. Once attended to, the patient also changes her attitude. PMID: 28096033 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
Origen: Transformations. – PubMed

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Interventions for Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates: The Role of Hospice and Palliative Care.

Related Articles Interventions for Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates: The Role of Hospice and Palliative Care. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2017 Sep;34(8):748-753 Authors: Cherlin EJ, Brewster AL, Curry LA, Canavan ME, Hurzeler R, Bradley EH Abstract BACKGROUND: Despite evidence that enrollment with hospice services has the potential to reduce hospital readmission rates, previous research has not examined exactly how hospitals may promote the appropriate use of hospice and palliative care for their discharged patients. Therefore, we sought to explore the strategies used by hospitals to increase the use of hospice and palliative care for patients at risk of readmission. METHODS:…
Origen: Interventions for Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates: The Role of Hospice and Palliative Care. – PubMed

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