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A nursing intervention aimed at reducing symptom burden during chemotherapy (CHEMO-SUPPORT): A mixed-methods study of the patient experience.

Related Articles A nursing intervention aimed at reducing symptom burden during chemotherapy (CHEMO-SUPPORT): A mixed-methods study of the patient experience. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2018 Jun;34:35-41 Authors: Coolbrandt A, Milisen K, Wildiers H, Aertgeerts B, van Achterberg T, Van der Elst E, Dierckx de Casterlé B Abstract PURPOSE: CHEMO-SUPPORT is a nursing intervention that supports cancer patients in dealing with chemotherapy-related symptoms at home. The aims of the current study were (1) to determine how patients had experienced the intervention, and (2) to identify and better understand the mechanisms underlying CHEMO-SUPPORT’s effects, its essential elements and possible pitfalls. METHODS: All…
Origen: A nursing intervention aimed at reducing symptom burden during chemotherapy (CHEMO-SUPPORT): A mixed-methods study of the patient experience. – PubMed

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Comparison of endoscopic laser therapy and self expanding metal stents for palliation in patients with non-resectable oesophageal carcinoma.

Related Articles Comparison of endoscopic laser therapy and self expanding metal stents for palliation in patients with non-resectable oesophageal carcinoma. Surgeon. 2018 Jun;16(3):137-140 Authors: Drummond RJ, Vass DG, Robertson K, Sharp C, Gibson S Abstract BACKGROUND: There are currently limited data on the comparative success of endoscopic laser therapy (NLT) and self expanding metal stents (SEMS) as palliative measures in patients with non-resectable oesophageal cancer. This study aims to assess and compare the outcomes of these methods of endoscopic palliation. METHODS: Patients with non-curative oesophageal/gastro-oesophageal cancers with dysphagia were identified prospectively and consented to swallow assessment and follow-up. Patients underwent…
Origen: Comparison of endoscopic laser therapy and self expanding metal stents for palliation in patients with non-resectable oesophageal carcinoma. – PubMed

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Enhancing the quality of life for palliative care cancer patients in Indonesia through family caregivers: a pilot study of basic skills training.

Related Articles Enhancing the quality of life for palliative care cancer patients in Indonesia through family caregivers: a pilot study of basic skills training. BMC Palliat Care. 2017 Jan 17;16(1):4 Authors: Kristanti MS, Setiyarini S, Effendy C Abstract BACKGROUND: Palliative care in Indonesia is problematic because of cultural and socio-economic factors. Family in Indonesia is an integral part of caregiving process in inpatient and outpatient settings. However, most families are not adequately prepared to deliver basic care for their sick family member. This research is a pilot project aiming to evaluate how basic skills training (BST) given to family caregivers…
Origen: Enhancing the quality of life for palliative care cancer patients in Indonesia through family caregivers: a pilot study of basic skills training. – PubMed

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An evaluation of an interprofessional master's level programme in children's palliative care: The students' evaluation.

Related Articles An evaluation of an interprofessional master’s level programme in children’s palliative care: The students’ evaluation. Nurse Educ Pract. 2016 Mar;17:60-6 Authors: Nicholl H, Price J, Tracey C Abstract In 2010/12 an innovative children’s palliative care interprofessional educational project funded by the Irish Hospice Foundation was undertaken in a University faculty (Trinity College Dublin). This initiative responded to international educational recommendations to meet the palliative care needs of children. The project involved the development and delivery of 3 standalone modules at Master’s level and a substantive research evaluation of the project to examine stakeholders and students perspectives to provide…
Origen: An evaluation of an interprofessional master's level programme in children's palliative care: The students' evaluation. – PubMed

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Perceptions of Palliative Care in the NICU.

Related Articles Perceptions of Palliative Care in the NICU. Adv Neonatal Care. 2016 Jun;16(3):191-200 Authors: Falck AJ, Moorthy S, Hussey-Gardner B Abstract BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The American Academy of Pediatrics supports palliative care (PC) for all children with life-threatening illnesses. Thus, many neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) patients and their families could benefit from PC. Our study objective was to examine provision of PC as experienced by mothers and healthcare providers (HCPs) of NICU patients with life-threatening illnesses. Palliative care components explored included communication, choices, comfort, psychosocial and spiritual needs, and coordination of care. METHODS: In this qualitative, descriptive study,…
Origen: Perceptions of Palliative Care in the NICU. – PubMed

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