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[Practicing medicine at the end of life: use clear language].

Related Articles [Practicing medicine at the end of life: use clear language]. Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2017;161(0):D1733 Authors: Swart SJ Abstract Up to thirty years ago, in the Netherlands the word ‘stervensbegeleiding’ [literally, dying-guidance] was used to refer to care for people in the last days of life. After Cicely Saunders had developed a multidisciplinary and multidimensional approach for care for the dying, the wording changed, until the word ‘palliative care’ was adopted. This care gradually developed from care for the dying to care for all people with life-threatening illness, as illustrated in the WHO definition. This shift in focus of…
Origen: [Practicing medicine at the end of life: use clear language]. – PubMed

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Spiritual needs of patients with cancer in palliative care: an integrative review.

Related Articles Spiritual needs of patients with cancer in palliative care: an integrative review. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2017 Dec;11(4):334-340 Authors: Mesquita AC, Chaves ÉCL, Barros GAM Abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The experience of a life crisis, such as the experience of end-of-life terminality whenever facing cancer can make the spiritual needs of patients clear. The goal of this revision was to synthesize the existing evidence regarding the spiritual needs of patients with cancer in palliative care. RECENT FINDINGS: An integrated revision of the literature was conducted regarding the database sources from PubMed, CINAHL, EMBASE, LILACS and Scopus, without…
Origen: Spiritual needs of patients with cancer in palliative care: an integrative review. – PubMed

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Carcinoma of the cervix in elderly patients treated with radiotherapy: patterns of care and treatment outcomes.

Related Articles Carcinoma of the cervix in elderly patients treated with radiotherapy: patterns of care and treatment outcomes. J Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Nov;27(6):e59 Authors: Lin MY, Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan S, Bernshaw D, Khaw P, Narayan K Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of this analysis was to examine the management of cervix cancer in elderly patients referred for radiotherapy and the results of treatment in terms of overall survival (OS), relapse-free survival (RFS), and treatment-related toxicities. METHODS: Patients were eligible if they were aged ≥75 years, newly diagnosed with cervix cancer and referred for radiotherapy as part of their treatment. Patient details were retrieved…
Origen: Carcinoma of the cervix in elderly patients treated with radiotherapy: patterns of care and treatment outcomes. – PubMed

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End-of-life care pathway of head and neck cancer patients: single-institution experience.

Related Articles End-of-life care pathway of head and neck cancer patients: single-institution experience. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2018 Feb;275(2):545-551 Authors: Heinonen T, Loimu V, Saarilahti K, Saarto T, Mäkitie A Abstract BACKGROUND: Studies on palliative care of head and neck cancer (HNC) patients are scarce although the affected patient population is quite large. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the role of a specialised palliative-care pathway of HNC patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Data on all HNC patients who were treated at the Helsinki University Hospital Palliative Care Center during 1 year were retrospectively reviewed. The analysis comprised 60 patients (49 males; mean age 67…
Origen: End-of-life care pathway of head and neck cancer patients: single-institution experience. – PubMed

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Solicitude: balancing compassion and empowerment in a relational ethics of hope-an empirical-ethical study in palliative care.

Related Articles Solicitude: balancing compassion and empowerment in a relational ethics of hope-an empirical-ethical study in palliative care. Med Health Care Philos. 2016 Mar;19(1):11-20 Authors: Olsman E, Willems D, Leget C Abstract The ethics of hope has often been understood as a conflict between duties: do not lie versus do not destroy hope. However, such a way of framing the ethics of hope may easily place healthcare professionals at the side of realism and patients at the side of (false) hope. That leaves unexamined relational dimensions of hope. The objective of this study was to describe a relational ethics of…
Origen: Solicitude: balancing compassion and empowerment in a relational ethics of hope-an empirical-ethical study in palliative care. – PubMed

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