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Meditational spiritual intercession and recovery from disease in palliative care: a literature review.

Related Articles Meditational spiritual intercession and recovery from disease in palliative care: a literature review. Ann Palliat Med. 2018 Jan;7(1):41-62 Authors: Agarwal S, Kumar V, Agarwal S, Brugnoli MP, Agarwal A Abstract Human body is a biological, open system and maintains itself in the changing environment. Disease state is cured by many medicinal systems for healing. Esoteric healing (through introspective hypnosis, meditation and spiritual intercession) is the system where its believers regard Supreme Being as Omnipotent, Omnipresent and Omniscient. Such persons take ill health as a boon and pray through meditation that He may by His Mercy grant health or…
Origen: Meditational spiritual intercession and recovery from disease in palliative care: a literature review. – PubMed

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Use of health services in the last year of life and cause of death in people with intellectual disability: a retrospective matched cohort study.

Related Articles Use of health services in the last year of life and cause of death in people with intellectual disability: a retrospective matched cohort study. BMJ Open. 2018 02 25;8(2):e020268 Authors: Brameld K, Spilsbury K, Rosenwax L, Leonard H, Semmens J Abstract OBJECTIVE: To describe the cause of death together with emergency department presentations and hospital admissions in the last year of life of people with intellectual disability. METHOD: A retrospective matched cohort study using de-identified linked data of people aged 20 years or over, with and without intellectual disability who died during 2009 to 2013 in Western Australia.…
Origen: Use of health services in the last year of life and cause of death in people with intellectual disability: a retrospective matched cohort study. – PubMed

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Hispanic Hospice Patients' Experiences of End-Stage Restlessness.

Related Articles Hispanic Hospice Patients’ Experiences of End-Stage Restlessness. J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care. 2018 Jan-Mar;14(1):93-109 Authors: Beltran SJ Abstract End-stage restlessness, or terminal agitation, is experienced by some patients during their final days and is characterized by physical, emotional, or spiritual distress, agitation or anxiety. End-stage restlessness negatively affects the patient’s death experience and can be distressing to the family and care team. Using the 2007 National Home and Hospice Care survey, this study examined factors associated with experiencing end-stage restlessness among non-Hispanic white and Hispanic hospice patients deceased at time of discharge. Results showed that being…
Origen: Hispanic Hospice Patients' Experiences of End-Stage Restlessness. – PubMed

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'Difficult Conversations': evaluation of multiprofessional training.

Related Articles ‘Difficult Conversations’: evaluation of multiprofessional training. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2018 Mar;8(1):45-48 Authors: Brighton LJ, Selman LE, Gough N, Nadicksbernd JJ, Bristowe K, Millington-Sanders C, Koffman J Abstract OBJECTIVES: Evidence-based communication skills training for health and social care professionals is essential to improve the care of seriously ill patients and their families. We aimed to evaluate the self-reported impact of ‘Difficult Conversations’, a multidisciplinary half-day interactive workshop, and gain feedback to inform future development and evaluation. METHODS: Service evaluation using questionnaire data collected before and immediately after workshops from February 2015 to August 2016 regarding participant self-assessed confidence,…
Origen: 'Difficult Conversations': evaluation of multiprofessional training. – PubMed

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Potentially inappropriate medication in primary care at the end of life: a mixed-method study.

Related Articles Potentially inappropriate medication in primary care at the end of life: a mixed-method study. Acta Clin Belg. 2018 Jun;73(3):213-219 Authors: Pype P, Mertens F, Helewaut F, D’Hulster B, De Sutter A Abstract CONTEXT: Polypharmacy results in adverse drug interactions, high pill burden, and medication costs. Stopping or diminishing potentially inappropriate medication (PIM), is complex . Data on the use of PIM in a primary care context are scarce and deprescribing barriers for general practitioners (GP) are underexplored. OBJECTIVE: Describing the use of PIM in primary care at the end of life, and exploring the barriers for GPs to…
Origen: Potentially inappropriate medication in primary care at the end of life: a mixed-method study. – PubMed

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