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The Organ Transplant Imperative.

Related Articles The Organ Transplant Imperative. Mayo Clin Proc. 2017 Jun;92(6):940-946 Authors: Santivasi WL, Strand JJ, Mueller PS, Beckman TJ Abstract More than 120,000 US patients were listed for solid organ transplants in 2016. Although data are scarce, we suspect that many of these patients will die while awaiting transplant and without engaging in goals-of-care discussions with their physicians. The challenges of addressing goals of care in patients with malignancy, end-stage renal disease, and heart failure have been studied. However, there is sparse literature on addressing goals of care throughout the dynamic process of transplant assessment and listing. We propose…
Origen: The Organ Transplant Imperative. – PubMed

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Effectiveness and safety of sorafenib in the treatment of unresectable and advanced intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a pilot study.

Related Articles Effectiveness and safety of sorafenib in the treatment of unresectable and advanced intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a pilot study. Oncotarget. 2017 Mar 07;8(10):17246-17257 Authors: Luo X, Jia W, Huang Z, Li X, Xing B, Jiang X, Li J, Si A, Yang T, Gao C, Lau WY, Shen F Abstract Patients with unresectable and advanced intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) usually have short survival due to a lack of effective treatment. This multicenter, single arm, open labeled, prospective study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of sorafenib combined with best supportive care (BSC) in these patients. We enrolled 44 patients with…
Origen: Effectiveness and safety of sorafenib in the treatment of unresectable and advanced intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a pilot study. – PubMed

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The Supportive Hospice and Aged Residential Exchange (SHARE) programme in New Zealand.

Related Articles The Supportive Hospice and Aged Residential Exchange (SHARE) programme in New Zealand. Nurse Educ Pract. 2017 Jul;25:80-88 Authors: Frey R, Boyd M, Robinson J, Foster S, Gott M Abstract Research indicates that staff in aged residential care may be unprepared for their role in palliative care provision. In collaboration with a local hospice, the project piloted an innovative problem-based experiential learning intervention Supportive Hospice and Aged Residential Exchange (SHARE) to enhance aged residential care staff palliative care skills. The aim was to explore the impact of SHARE for staff. SHARE was implemented in two aged residential care facilities…
Origen: The Supportive Hospice and Aged Residential Exchange (SHARE) programme in New Zealand. – PubMed

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["Are you going to die?" When children and adolescents experience the death of a close one].

Related Articles [“Are you going to die?” When children and adolescents experience the death of a close one]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2017 Jan;60(1):82-88 Authors: Röseberg F Abstract The illness and death of someone close is a big challenge that affects individuals and the whole system. To understand how children, adolescents and young adults experience the death of a significant other, and more specifically a family member, it is necessary to consider aspects of developmental psychology, the life-cycle phase of the family and the systemic view on the burden and reactions from individuals and the whole system. Palliative care and in particular family-oriented counselling and…
Origen: ["Are you going to die?" When children and adolescents experience the death of a close one]. – PubMed

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[Healthcare structures in palliative care medicine : Flowchart for patients with incurable cancer].

Related Articles [Healthcare structures in palliative care medicine : Flowchart for patients with incurable cancer]. Internist (Berl). 2016 Oct;57(10):953-958 Authors: Simon ST, Pralong A, Welling U, Voltz R Abstract BACKGROUND: In Germany the structures of generalized and specialized palliative care services have considerably increased over the last decade with respect to the number, quality and differentiation. The goal is to improve or to maintain the quality of life for patients with life-threatening illnesses. AIM: The current structures of generalized and specialized palliative care services in Germany are presented. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The structures of healthcare services are presented primarily based…
Origen: [Healthcare structures in palliative care medicine : Flowchart for patients with incurable cancer]. – PubMed

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