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Ethical Considerations in Perinatal Palliative Care.

Related Articles Ethical Considerations in Perinatal Palliative Care. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2017 May – Jun;46(3):367-377 Authors: Mendes J, Wool J, Wool C Abstract Clinicians may face new ethical considerations when parents continue pregnancies after receiving life-limiting fetal diagnoses and desire palliative care. In this article we present four ethical considerations in perinatal palliative care: ambiguous terminology in relation to diagnosis or prognosis, differences between bereavement support and palliative care, neonatal organ donation, and postdeath cooling. In this article, we enable readers to consider current topics from different perspectives and reflect on care when confronted with sensitive clinical scenarios.…
Origen: Ethical Considerations in Perinatal Palliative Care. – PubMed

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Integrating palliative care into national health systems in Africa: a multi-country intervention study.

Related Articles Integrating palliative care into national health systems in Africa: a multi-country intervention study. J Glob Health. 2017 Jun;7(1):010419 Authors: Grant L, Downing J, Luyirika E, Murphy M, Namukwaya L, Kiyange F, Atieno M, Kemigisha-Ssali E, Hunt J, Snell K, Murray SA, Leng M Abstract BACKGROUND: The WHO is calling for the integration of palliative care in all health care settings globally. METHODS: A 3.5-year program was implemented in 12 government hospitals, three each in Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia. A four-pillared approach of advocacy, staff training, service delivery strengthening and international and regional partnership working was utilized. A…
Origen: Integrating palliative care into national health systems in Africa: a multi-country intervention study. – PubMed

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A Bereavement Common Assessment Framework in Palliative Care: Informing Practice, Transforming Care.

Related Articles A Bereavement Common Assessment Framework in Palliative Care: Informing Practice, Transforming Care. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2017 Aug;34(7):677-684 Authors: Blackburn P, Dwyer K Abstract This article describes the development of a bereavement assessment framework for the Western Australia Country Health Service Palliative Care Services bereavement program. The framework is grounded in a clearly articulated evidence base, integrating research from the bereavement field that has informed the development of a standardized assessment framework referred to as the bereavement common assessment framework (B-CAF). The B-CAF identifies the many facets of experiences of the bereaved, creating a holistic and contextual…
Origen: A Bereavement Common Assessment Framework in Palliative Care: Informing Practice, Transforming Care. – PubMed

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Effect of Psychiatric Illness on Acute Care Utilization at End of Life From Serious Medical Illness.

Related Articles Effect of Psychiatric Illness on Acute Care Utilization at End of Life From Serious Medical Illness. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 Aug;54(2):176-185.e1 Authors: Lavin K, Davydow DS, Downey L, Engelberg RA, Dunlap B, Sibley J, Lober WB, Okimoto K, Khandelwal N, Loggers ET, Teno JM, Curtis JR Abstract CONTEXT: Little is known about psychiatric illness and utilization of end-of-life care. OBJECTIVES: We hypothesized that preexisting psychiatric illness would increase hospital utilization at end of life among patients with chronic medical illness due to increased severity of illness and care fragmentation. METHODS: We reviewed electronic health records to identify…
Origen: Effect of Psychiatric Illness on Acute Care Utilization at End of Life From Serious Medical Illness. – PubMed

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Lung Cancer in Patients With Combined Pulmonary Fibrosis and Emphysema and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. A Descriptive Study in a Spanish Series.

Related Articles Lung Cancer in Patients With Combined Pulmonary Fibrosis and Emphysema and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. A Descriptive Study in a Spanish Series. Arch Bronconeumol. 2017 Jun;53(6):304-310 Authors: Portillo K, Perez-Rodas N, García-Olivé I, Guasch-Arriaga I, Centeno C, Serra P, Becker-Lejuez C, Sanz-Santos J, Andreo García F, Ruiz-Manzano J Abstract INTRODUCTION: Information on the association of lung cancer (LC) and combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema (CPFE) is limited and derived almost exclusively from series in Asian populations. The main objective of the study was to assess the impact of LC on survival in CPFE patients and in patients with idiopathic…
Origen: Lung Cancer in Patients With Combined Pulmonary Fibrosis and Emphysema and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. A Descriptive Study in a Spanish Series. – PubMed

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