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Genetic biomarkers associated with pain flare and dexamethasone response following palliative radiotherapy in patients with painful bone metastases.

Related Articles Genetic biomarkers associated with pain flare and dexamethasone response following palliative radiotherapy in patients with painful bone metastases. Ann Palliat Med. 2017 Dec;6(Suppl 2):S240-S247 Authors: Furfari A, Wan BA, Ding K, Wong A, Zhu L, Bezjak A, Wong R, Wilson CF, DeAngelis C, Azad A, Chow E, Charames GS Abstract BACKGROUND: In patients who receive palliative radiation therapy (RT) for painful bone metastases, 40% experience a transient increase in pain known as a pain flare. Prophylactic dexamethasone has been shown to reduce pain flare incidence to 25%. We aimed to identify DNA biomarkers associated with pain flare and…
Origen: Genetic biomarkers associated with pain flare and dexamethasone response following palliative radiotherapy in patients with painful bone metastases. – PubMed

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Comfort experience in palliative care: a phenomenological study.

Related Articles Comfort experience in palliative care: a phenomenological study. BMC Palliat Care. 2016 Aug 02;15:71 Authors: Coelho A, Parola V, Escobar-Bravo M, Apóstolo J Abstract BACKGROUND: Palliative care aims to provide maximum comfort to the patient. However it is unknown what factors facilitate or hinder the experience of comfort, from the perspective of inpatients of palliative care units. This lack of knowledge hinders the development of comfort interventions adjusted to these patients. The aim of this research is to describe the comfort and discomfort experienced by inpatients at palliative care units. METHODS: A phenomenological descriptive study was undertaken. Ten…
Origen: Comfort experience in palliative care: a phenomenological study. – PubMed

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Awareness of pediatric palliative care among health care workers.

Related Articles Awareness of pediatric palliative care among health care workers. Wiad Lek. 2018;71(3 pt 1):574-578 Authors: Detsyk OZ, Zolotarova ZM, Stovban IV, Melnyk RM Abstract OBJECTIVE: Introduction: In order to develop such a relatively new type of medical care in Ukraine, as pediatric palliative care, first of all, qualified medical workers are needed. The aim: to assess the awareness of pediatric palliative care among healthcare workers providing medical services to children. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Materials and methods: It was carried out a survey at health facilities of Ivano-Frankivsk region, which provided medical care for children. It was interviewed 578…
Origen: Awareness of pediatric palliative care among health care workers. – PubMed

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[Comparison of Patients and their Care in Urban and Rural Specialised Palliative Home Care – A Single Service Analysis].

Related Articles [Comparison of Patients and their Care in Urban and Rural Specialised Palliative Home Care – A Single Service Analysis]. Gesundheitswesen. 2016 Jul;78(7):431-7 Authors: Heckel M, Stiel S, Frauendorf T, Hanke RM, Ostgathe C Abstract BACKGROUND: Specialised outpatient palliative care teams (in Germany called SAPV) aim to ensure best possible end-of-life care for outpatients with complex needs. Information on the influence of living areas (rural vs. urban) on patient and care related aspects is rare. This study aims to explore differences between palliative care patients in urban and rural dwellings concerning their nursing and service characteristics. METHODS: A retrospective…
Origen: [Comparison of Patients and their Care in Urban and Rural Specialised Palliative Home Care – A Single Service Analysis]. – PubMed

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Hypnosis in palliative care: from clinical insights to the science of self-regulation.

Related Articles Hypnosis in palliative care: from clinical insights to the science of self-regulation. Ann Palliat Med. 2018 Jan;7(1):125-135 Authors: Landry M, Stendel M, Landry M, Raz A Abstract Palliative care spans a wide-ranging spectrum: from pain-management to spiritual support. As the demand for end-of-life care increases, so does the demand for innovative, effective, interventions. Mind-body techniques seem especially advantageous in a palliative context. Here we show that hypnosis serves an excellent adjunct therapy in palliative care to boost the efficacy of standard treatments. With the overarching goal of bridging clinical and scientific insights, we outline how five core principles…
Origen: Hypnosis in palliative care: from clinical insights to the science of self-regulation. – PubMed

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