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Society for palliative radiation oncology: report from the Eighth Annual Meeting (2021)

Ann Palliat Med. 2021 Dec;10(12):13030-13034. doi: 10.21037/apm-21-3392.ABSTRACTThe Society for Palliative Radiation Oncology (SPRO) is an international group of clinicians whose primary aim is to advance the field of palliative radiation oncology by promoting evidence-based palliative radiation therapy and excellence in primary palliative care through research, education, collaboration, and patient advocacy. SPRO held its 8th Annual Meeting on November 4th, 2021 in association with the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 63rd Annual Meeting. Accomplishments and goals from the prior year, including SPRO gaining official non-profit status, were discussed. Dr. Dirk Rades from University of Lubeck in Germany gave the keynote…
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Pediatric palliative care and end-of-life: a systematic review of economic health analyses

Rev Paul Pediatr. 2022 Jan 5;40:e2021002. doi: 10.1590/1984-0462/2022/40/2021002. eCollection 2022.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: To perform a systematic review of the health economic evidence on the care of children and adolescents with complex clinical conditions, comparing groups included and not included (control group) in palliative care at the end of life.DATA SOURCE: The seven databases searched were PubMed, Embase, Web of Science, Cochrane Library, Virtual Health Library-Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Literature (VHL-LILACS), EBSCOhost, and Paediatric Economic Database Evaluation, following recommendations of the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) Statement, from January 1979 to November 2020. The review included studies…
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Palliative Care Across the Continuum of Childhood

Pediatr Ann. 2022 Jan;51(1):e40-e46. doi: 10.3928/19382359-20211214-01. Epub 2022 Jan 1.ABSTRACTPalliative care should be integrated along the continuum for all children living with life-limiting illness. Many misconceptions about palliative care exist, including the misunderstanding that palliative and curative care are mutually exclusive. Many associate palliative care with hospice and do not recognize that palliative care is available and beneficial before end of life. Palliative care should be initiated at the time a family receives a life-limiting diagnosis and should continue throughout the child’s life. Children may have a better quality of life and even longer life span when palliative care has…
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Clustering Users to Determine the Most Suitable Gamification Elements

Sensors (Basel). 2021 Dec 31;22(1):308. doi: 10.3390/s22010308.ABSTRACTThe use of gamification elements has extended from being a complement for a product to being integrated into multiple public services to motivate the user. The first drawback for service designers is choosing which gamification elements are appropriate for the intended audience, in addition to the possible incompatibilities between gamification elements. This work proposes a clustering technique that enables mapping different user profiles in relation to their preferred gamification elements. Additionally, by mapping the best cluster for each gamification element, it is possible to determine the preferred game genre. The article answered the following…
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