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Addressing Patient Emotional and Existential Needs During Serious Illness: Results of the Outlook Randomized Controlled Trial.

Related Articles Addressing Patient Emotional and Existential Needs During Serious Illness: Results of the Outlook Randomized Controlled Trial. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 Dec;54(6):898-908 Authors: Steinhauser KE, Alexander S, Olsen MK, Stechuchak KM, Zervakis J, Ammarell N, Byock I, Tulsky JA Abstract CONTEXT: Few interventions exist to address patients’ existential needs. OBJECTIVES: Determine whether an intervention to address seriously ill patients’ existential concerns improves preparation, completion (elements of quality of life [QOL] at end of life), and reduces anxiety and depression. METHODS: A randomized controlled trial comparing outlook intervention, relaxation meditation (RM), and usual care (UC). Measures included primary-a validated…
Origen: Addressing Patient Emotional and Existential Needs During Serious Illness: Results of the Outlook Randomized Controlled Trial. – PubMed

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TWELVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE USING CHOLECYSTOJEJUNAL BY-PASS FOR PALLIATIVE TREATMENT OF ADVANCED PANCREATIC CANCER.

Related Articles TWELVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE USING CHOLECYSTOJEJUNAL BY-PASS FOR PALLIATIVE TREATMENT OF ADVANCED PANCREATIC CANCER. Arq Bras Cir Dig. 2017 Jul-Sep;30(3):201-204 Authors: Oliveira MB, Santos BDN, Moricz A, Pacheco-Junior AM, Silva RA, Peixoto RD, Campos T Abstract BACKGROUND: The cholecistojejunal bypass is an important resource to treat obstructive jaundice due to advanced pancreatic cancer. AIM: To assess the early morbidity and mortality of patients with pancreatic cancer who underwent cholecystojejunal derivation, and to assess the success of this procedure in relieving jaundice. METHOD: This retrospective study examined the medical records of patients who underwent surgery. They were categorized into…
Origen: TWELVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE USING CHOLECYSTOJEJUNAL BY-PASS FOR PALLIATIVE TREATMENT OF ADVANCED PANCREATIC CANCER. – PubMed

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Esophageal stents: when and how.

Related Articles Esophageal stents: when and how. Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol. 2016 Jun;62(2):155-66 Authors: Kachaamy T, Pannala R Abstract Esophageal stents are devices used to alleviate dysphagia and treat leaks and perforations. Successful esophageal stenting requires definition of the abnormal anatomy such as stricture length or location of the leak, proper stent selection and deployment. This requires detailed knowledge of characteristics of the currently available stents. Self-expanding metal stents whether fully or partially covered have become the mainstay of treatment of esophageal cancer-related dysphagia as they provide quick relief of symptoms and have a favorable safety and efficacy profile, compared to…
Origen: Esophageal stents: when and how. – PubMed

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A systematic review of the effectiveness of palliative interventions to treat rectal tenesmus in cancer.

Related Articles A systematic review of the effectiveness of palliative interventions to treat rectal tenesmus in cancer. Palliat Med. 2017 Dec;31(10):975-981 Authors: Ní Laoire Á, Fettes L, Murtagh FE Abstract BACKGROUND: Rectal tenesmus is a distressing symptom in patients with advanced cancer and challenging to treat. There is lack of consensus on the appropriate management of tenesmus in this patient population. AIM: To identify and examine the effectiveness of interventions to palliate rectal tenesmus caused by advanced cancer when surgery, radiotherapy or chemotherapy are no longer treatment options. DESIGN: A systematic review of the literature following standard systematic review methodology…
Origen: A systematic review of the effectiveness of palliative interventions to treat rectal tenesmus in cancer. – PubMed

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