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Quality of primary palliative care for older people with mild and severe dementia: an international mortality follow-back study using quality indicators.

Related Articles Quality of primary palliative care for older people with mild and severe dementia: an international mortality follow-back study using quality indicators. Age Ageing. 2018 11 01;47(6):824-833 Authors: Miranda R, Penders YWH, Smets T, Deliens L, Miccinesi G, Vega Alonso T, Moreels S, Van den Block L Abstract Background: measuring the quality of primary palliative care for older people with dementia in different countries is important to identify areas where improvements can be made. Objective: using quality indicators (QIs), we systematically investigated the overall quality of primary palliative care for older people with dementia in three different countries. Design/setting:…
Origen: Quality of primary palliative care for older people with mild and severe dementia: an international mortality follow-back study using quality indicators. – PubMed

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Palliative Care and Nonmotor Symptoms in Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism.

Related Articles Palliative Care and Nonmotor Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinsonism. Int Rev Neurobiol. 2017;134:1239-1255 Authors: Titova N, Chaudhuri KR Abstract The term palliative care (PC) is defined as a collection of interventions and strategies that helps to improve and sustain the quality of life of patients and caregivers in situations and scenarios associated with life-threatening illness. This is usually implemented by means of early identification and treatment of relevant motor and nonmotor issues such as pain, sleep, and autonomic dysfunction, dementia, and depression. In addition, a holistic PC program also includes delivery of physical, psychosocial, and spiritual support.…
Origen: Palliative Care and Nonmotor Symptoms in Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism. – PubMed

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Palliative care during the final week of life of older people in nursing homes: A register-based study.

Related Articles Palliative care during the final week of life of older people in nursing homes: A register-based study. Palliat Support Care. 2017 Aug;15(4):417-424 Authors: Smedbäck J, Öhlén J, Årestedt K, Alvariza A, Fürst CJ, Håkanson C Abstract OBJECTIVE: Our aim was to explore the presence of symptoms, symptom relief, and other key aspects of palliative care during the final week of life among older people residing in nursing homes. METHOD: Our study employed data from the Swedish Palliative Care Register on all registered individuals aged 60 and older who had died in nursing homes during the years 2011 and…
Origen: Palliative care during the final week of life of older people in nursing homes: A register-based study. – PubMed

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Key issues affecting quality of life and patient-reported outcomes in prostate cancer: an analysis conducted in 2128 patients with initial psychometric assessment of the prostate cancer symptom scale (PCSS).

Related Articles Key issues affecting quality of life and patient-reported outcomes in prostate cancer: an analysis conducted in 2128 patients with initial psychometric assessment of the prostate cancer symptom scale (PCSS). BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2017 Sep;7(3):308-315 Authors: Msaouel P, Gralla RJ, Jones RA, Hollen PJ Abstract OBJECTIVE: Evidence-based quality of life (QL) questionnaires require the identification of issues of importance to patients. The primary aim of this study was to inform providers on patient-expressed issues while enhancing the content validity of instruments assessing QL and patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in prostate cancer. The study provided additional psychometric properties for the…
Origen: Key issues affecting quality of life and patient-reported outcomes in prostate cancer: an analysis conducted in 2128 patients with initial psychometric assessment of the prostate cancer symptom scale (PCSS). – PubMed

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[« Doctor, I would like to stay at home » About the partnership between a specialized palliative home care team and general practitioners].

Related Articles [« Doctor, I would like to stay at home » About the partnership between a specialized palliative home care team and general practitioners]. Rev Med Suisse. 2017 Feb 01;13(548):315-317 Authors: Giet O, Vacanti-Robert A, Monney M, Métrailler J Abstract During home care, general practitioners are faced with complex end-of-life situations. This leads to difficulties in taking care of the patient alone, and may require support from a multi-professional specialized palliative home care team. The palliative care teams follow these situations upon request from the GPs or home nurses, in order to provide help in encountered difficulties. The palliative…
Origen: [« Doctor, I would like to stay at home » About the partnership between a specialized palliative home care team and general practitioners]. – PubMed

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