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Patterns of palliative care service consultation in a sample of critically ill ICU patients at high risk of dying.

Related Articles Patterns of palliative care service consultation in a sample of critically ill ICU patients at high risk of dying. Heart Lung. 2017 Jan – Feb;46(1):18-23 Authors: Seaman JB, Barnato AE, Sereika SM, Happ MB, Erlen JA Abstract OBJECTIVE: Describe patterns of palliative care service consultation among a sample of ICU patients at high risk of dying. BACKGROUND: Patients receiving mechanical ventilation (MV) face threats to comfort, social connectedness and dignity due to pain, heavy sedation and physical restraint. Palliative care consultation services may mitigate poor outcomes. METHODS: From a dataset of 1440 ICU patients with ≥2 days of…
Origen: Patterns of palliative care service consultation in a sample of critically ill ICU patients at high risk of dying. – PubMed

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Palliative Care Needs Assessment in the Neuro-ICU: Effect on Family.

Related Articles Palliative Care Needs Assessment in the Neuro-ICU: Effect on Family. Neurocrit Care. 2017 Oct;27(2):163-172 Authors: Creutzfeldt CJ, Hanna MG, Cheever CS, Lele AV, Spiekerman C, Engelberg RA, Curtis JR Abstract BACKGROUND: Examine the association of a daily palliative care needs checklist on outcomes for family members of patients discharged from the neurosciences intensive care unit (neuro-ICU). METHODS: We conducted a prospective, longitudinal cohort study in a single, thirty-bed neuro-ICU in a regional comprehensive stroke and level 1 trauma center. One of two neuro-ICU services that admit patients to the same ICU on alternating days used a palliative care…
Origen: Palliative Care Needs Assessment in the Neuro-ICU: Effect on Family. – PubMed

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[New aspects in the treatment of thyroid cancer : Highlights of the ASCO Annual Meeting 2016].

Related Articles [New aspects in the treatment of thyroid cancer : Highlights of the ASCO Annual Meeting 2016]. HNO. 2016 Oct;64(10):736-40 Authors: Lörincz BB, Simon C, Möckelmann N, Knecht R Abstract The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) took place at the beginning of June 2016 in Chicago. This year a total of 28 studies on the treatment of patients with thyroid cancer were presented, described in this review article according to the degree of cancer cell differentiation. The leading curative treatment modality is still surgery. In contrast, kinase inhibitors are being used increasingly within palliative concepts.…
Origen: [New aspects in the treatment of thyroid cancer : Highlights of the ASCO Annual Meeting 2016]. – PubMed

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Specialized palliative care in advanced cancer: What is the efficacy? A systematic review.

Related Articles Specialized palliative care in advanced cancer: What is the efficacy? A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2017 Dec;15(6):724-740 Authors: Holmenlund K, Sjøgren P, Nordly M Abstract OBJECTIVE: Due to the multiple physical, psychological, existential, and social symptoms involved, patients with advanced cancer often have a reduced quality of life (QoL), which requires specialized palliative care (SPC) interventions. The primary objective of the present systematic review was to review the existing literature about SPC and its effect on QoL, on physical and psychological symptoms, and on survival in adult patients with advanced cancer. METHOD: We utilized a search strategy…
Origen: Specialized palliative care in advanced cancer: What is the efficacy? A systematic review. – PubMed

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Characteristics and Correlates of Increasing Use of Surgery in Taiwanese Cancer Patients' Last Month of Life, 2001-2010.

Related Articles Characteristics and Correlates of Increasing Use of Surgery in Taiwanese Cancer Patients’ Last Month of Life, 2001-2010. Ann Surg. 2016 Aug;264(2):283-90 Authors: Liu TW, Hung YN, Earle CC, Liu TP, Liu LN, Tang ST Abstract BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Surgery offers the potential to relieve symptoms for patients with cancer at the end of life (EOL) but at significant physiological and economic costs. However, the characteristics and correlates of surgery in last month of life (EOL surgery) of patients with cancer have not been comprehensively explored. This population-based study characterized EOL surgery use and identified its correlates. METHODS: This retrospective cohort…
Origen: Characteristics and Correlates of Increasing Use of Surgery in Taiwanese Cancer Patients' Last Month of Life, 2001-2010. – PubMed

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