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Evaluating the Economic Impact of Palliative and End-of-Life Care Interventions on Intensive Care Unit Utilization and Costs from the Hospital and Healthcare System Perspective.

Related Articles Evaluating the Economic Impact of Palliative and End-of-Life Care Interventions on Intensive Care Unit Utilization and Costs from the Hospital and Healthcare System Perspective. J Palliat Med. 2017 Dec;20(12):1314-1320 Authors: Khandelwal N, Brumback LC, Halpern SD, Coe NB, Brumback B, Curtis JR Abstract Purpose of report: Understanding the impact of palliative care interventions on intensive care unit (ICU) costs and utilization is critical for demonstrating the value of palliative care. Performing these economic assessments, however, can be challenging. The purpose of this special report is to highlight and discuss important considerations when assessing ICU utilization and costs from…
Origen: Evaluating the Economic Impact of Palliative and End-of-Life Care Interventions on Intensive Care Unit Utilization and Costs from the Hospital and Healthcare System Perspective. – PubMed

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Patient participation in palliative care decisions: An ethnographic discourse analysis.

Related Articles Patient participation in palliative care decisions: An ethnographic discourse analysis. Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being. 2016;11:32438 Authors: Bélanger E, Rodríguez C, Groleau D, Légaré F, MacDonald ME, Marchand R Abstract The participation of patients in making decisions about their care is especially important towards the end of life because palliative care decisions involve extensive uncertainty and are heavily influenced by personal values. Yet, there is a scarcity of studies directly observing clinical interactions between palliative patients and their health care providers. In this study, we aimed to understand how patient participation in palliative care decisions is constructed…
Origen: Patient participation in palliative care decisions: An ethnographic discourse analysis. – PubMed

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Evaluation of Factors Associated With Achievement of Biventricular Repair After Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Banding in Patients With Interrupted Aortic Arch.

Related Articles Evaluation of Factors Associated With Achievement of Biventricular Repair After Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Banding in Patients With Interrupted Aortic Arch. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2018 01;9(1):54-59 Authors: Hirano Y, Inamura N, Kawazu Y, Aoki H, Kayatani F, Iwai S, Kawata H Abstract BACKGROUND: At our institution, we perform bilateral pulmonary artery banding (BPAB) as the first-stage palliation for interrupted aortic arch (IAA) with low birth weight or severe subaortic stenosis (SAS). The present study aimed to identify factors that may influence the decision regarding the type of second-stage operation, that is, univentricular palliation or biventricular repair,…
Origen: Evaluation of Factors Associated With Achievement of Biventricular Repair After Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Banding in Patients With Interrupted Aortic Arch. – PubMed

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Palliative chemoradiotherapy versus radiotherapy alone for dysphagia in advanced oesophageal cancer: a multicentre randomised controlled trial (TROG 03.01).

Related Articles Palliative chemoradiotherapy versus radiotherapy alone for dysphagia in advanced oesophageal cancer: a multicentre randomised controlled trial (TROG 03.01). Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 02;3(2):114-124 Authors: Penniment MG, De Ieso PB, Harvey JA, Stephens S, Au HJ, O’Callaghan CJ, Kneebone A, Ngan SY, Ward IG, Roy R, Smith JG, Nijjar T, Biagi JJ, Mulroy LA, Wong R, TROG 03.01/CCTG ES.2 group Abstract BACKGROUND: A short course of radiotherapy is commonly prescribed for palliative relief of malignant dysphagia in patients with incurable oesophageal cancer. We compared chemoradiotherapy with radiotherapy alone for dysphagia relief in the palliative setting. METHODS: This multicentre randomised…
Origen: Palliative chemoradiotherapy versus radiotherapy alone for dysphagia in advanced oesophageal cancer: a multicentre randomised controlled trial (TROG 03.01). – PubMed

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Home Medical Care for Heart Failure.

Related Articles Home Medical Care for Heart Failure. Yakugaku Zasshi. 2016;136(8):1133-6 Authors: Yumino D Abstract As heart failure progresses to the end stage, it becomes more difficult to maintain the same level of quality of life using the established therapy for the heart failure patients. We believe that an innovative home medical care for heart failure therapy that focuses on the individual’s quality of daily living and early intervention is necessary. The roles of home medical care include: early discharge to home as opposed to long hospitalization; the prevention of re-hospitalization; the provision of good care; treatment of any exacerbations;…
Origen: Home Medical Care for Heart Failure. – PubMed

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