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Withdrawal of invasive ventilation in a patient with motor neurone disease and total locked-in syndrome.

Related Articles Withdrawal of invasive ventilation in a patient with motor neurone disease and total locked-in syndrome. Pract Neurol. 2017 Oct;17(5):383-386 Authors: Gleeson A, Johnson F Abstract Withdrawing invasive ventilation from a person with motor neurone disease who lacks the relevant mental capacity raises ethical issues such as the withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment and establishing best interests. There is little available information on providing optimal symptom management to these patients during the withdrawal process. We describe a man with motor neurone disease who also had total locked-in syndrome at the time of ventilation withdrawal, and we document the legal, ethical,…
Origen: Withdrawal of invasive ventilation in a patient with motor neurone disease and total locked-in syndrome. – PubMed

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Experiences of gynecological cancer patients receiving care from specialist nurses: a qualitative systematic review.

Related Articles Experiences of gynecological cancer patients receiving care from specialist nurses: a qualitative systematic review. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2017 Aug;15(8):2087-2112 Authors: Cook O, McIntyre M, Recoche K, Lee S Abstract BACKGROUND: The care needs of women with gynecological cancer are complex and change over the course of their cancer journey. Specialist nurses are well positioned to play a role in meeting the needs of women with gynecological cancer although their role and scope of practice have not been well defined. As patients are a key stakeholder, understanding their experience of care is an important step in…
Origen: Experiences of gynecological cancer patients receiving care from specialist nurses: a qualitative systematic review. – PubMed

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Symptom Control at the End of Life.

Related Articles Symptom Control at the End of Life. Med Clin North Am. 2016 Sep;100(5):1111-22 Authors: Kreher M Abstract Symptom control at the end of life is an identified ongoing gap in end-of-life care. Increased demand for high-quality symptom control; limited supply of specialty trained clinicians; lack of consistent high-quality evidence-based interventions; and education deficits among clinicians, patients, and families in end-of-life processes contribute to this gap. High-value end-of-life care is centered on high-quality communication about goals of care. This article reviews primary palliative care concepts of communication and symptom control to provide a framework for primary care physicians to…
Origen: Symptom Control at the End of Life. – PubMed

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