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Existential Suffering in Palliative Care: An Existential Positive Psychology Perspective

Medicina (Kaunas). 2021 Sep 1;57(9):924. doi: 10.3390/medicina57090924.ABSTRACTThe COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the inadequacies of the current healthcare system and needs a paradigm change to one that is holistic and community based, illustrated by the healing wheel. The present paper proposes that existential positive psychology (PP 2.0) represents a promising approach to meet the rising needs in palliative care. This framework has a twofold emphasis on (a) how to transcend and transform suffering as the foundation for wellbeing and (b) how to cultivate our spiritual and existential capabilities to achieve personal growth and flourishing. We propose that these objectives can be…
Origen: Existential Suffering in Palliative Care: An Existential Positive Psychology Perspective – PubMed

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Health care utilization among patients with oesophageal and gastric cancer: the impact of initial treatment strategy and assignment of a contact nurse

BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Sep 27;21(1):1019. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-07042-7.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Patients diagnosed with oesophageal and gastric cancer face a poor prognosis and numerous challenges of symptom management, lifestyle adjustments and complex treatment regimens. The multifaceted care needs and rapid disease progression reinforce the need for proactive and coherent health care. According to the national cancer strategy, providing coherent health care and palliative support is an area of priority. More knowledge is needed about health care utilization and the characteristics of the health care service in order to understand the readiness, accessibility and quality of current health care. The aim of this…
Origen: Health care utilization among patients with oesophageal and gastric cancer: the impact of initial treatment strategy and assignment of a contact nurse – PubMed

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Advocacy for food and wine in palliative care

Rev Infirm. 2021 Oct;70(274):28-30. doi: 10.1016/j.revinf.2021.07.007. Epub 2021 Jul 16.ABSTRACTIn the palliative care unit, the care and treatment provided are aimed at optimizing the quality of life and not the quantity of life. Food is adjusted to the patient’s condition and is primarily oriented towards pleasure food.PMID:34565533 | DOI:10.1016/j.revinf.2021.07.007
Origen: Advocacy for food and wine in palliative care – PubMed

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Study of Dignity in Borderline Contexts: Perspectives and Critical Issues

Psychiatr Danub. 2021 Sep;33(Suppl 9):86-87.ABSTRACTIn 2020 Dignity Therapy Protocol was administered to the patients taken in charge by Avellino Ser. D (Addiction services of Avellino healthcare unit) for addiction problems and assigned to U.E.P.E. (Office of External Enforcement) on parole and to complete the full term of sentence. Before and after administering Dignity Therapy Protocol, Beck Depression Inventory was used in order to evaluate the possible improvement of the quality of life of the patient, associated with a decrease in depressive symptoms. This experimentation has allowed to highlight perspectives and issues in the application of Dignity Therapy Protocol, in different…
Origen: Study of Dignity in Borderline Contexts: Perspectives and Critical Issues – PubMed

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Ressources en soins palliatifs en France : disparités territoriales en 2017

Sante Publique. 2021 March-April;33(2):169-175. doi: 10.3917/spub.212.0169.ABSTRACTINTRODUCTION: The 2015-2018 French national palliative care program aimed to reduce territorial disparities of access to palliative care (PC) by increasing the number of beds in dedicated PC units and beds in hospital wards facing end-of-life situations, aiming to reach a minimum average density of 1 bed per 100,000 inhabitants in PC units.OBJECTIVE: To draw a 2017 inventory of all PC beds and to verify the reduction of territorial inequalities.RESULTS: In 2017, France had on average 2.6 beds in PC units and 7.8 PC beds in hospital wards per 100,000 inhabitants. Strong territorial disparities remained: 27 counties still did not have…
Origen: Ressources en soins palliatifs en France : disparités territoriales en 2017 – PubMed

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