Palliative Care in Neuro-Oncology

This series focuses on a broad range of topics in neuro-oncology including oncological management, death and dignity, mental health, care-giver bereavement, and religious/spiritual concerns. We are so grateful for our many colleagues across disciplines who assist our patients (and ourselves) in providing this care.

https://apm.amegroups.com/post/view/palliative-care-in-neuro-oncology

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Guía para el manejo del dolor crónico

La Guía de Manejo del Dolor, elaborada por un paciente de dolor crónico, asma y osteoartritis (Pete Moore) y una médico de Atención Primaria y especialista en rehabilitación (Dra. Frances Cole), ha sido acreditada y revisada por la Fundació Josep Laporte de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Está especialmente dirigida al paciente con dolor crónico y contiene información de utilidad sobre el dolor y cómo afrontarlo:

https://www.dolor.com/-/media/projects/dolor/para-sus-pacientes/otros-recursos/artculos-de-interes/guia-manejo-dolor/guia-manejo-dolor.pdf

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Effectiveness of Integrated Palliative and Oncology Care for Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia A Randomized Clinical Trial

Question  What is the effect of integrated palliative and oncology care (IPC) on patient-reported and end-of-life (EOL) outcomes for patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML)?

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaoncology/article-abstract/2773838?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social_jamaonc&utm_campaign=article_alert&utm_content=automated_rss

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Pregabalin (Lyrica): reports of severe respiratory depression

Pregabalin has been associated with infrequent reports of severe respiratory depression, including some cases without the presence of concomitant opioid medicines. Patients with compromised respiratory function, respiratory or neurological disease, renal impairment; those using concomitant central nervous system (CNS) depressants; and people older than 65 years might be at higher risk of experiencing these events and adjustments in dose or dosing regimen may be necessary.

https://www.gov.uk/drug-safety-update/pregabalin-lyrica-reports-of-severe-respiratory-depression

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