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Prescribing for pain in palliative care

Short powerpoint and example cases for simple pain prescribing in palliative care  
Katie Dumble
over 8 years ago
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End of Life and palliative care: Thinking about the words we use

Messages for practice 1. When speaking to a person who is dying or their relatives, understand the impact of the terms used 2. Where possible, try to explain...  
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about 2 years ago
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Palliative Care

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Aoibhin McGarrity
over 4 years ago
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Chronic Illness & Palliative Care, Part 1

There are misperceptions about living with a chronic illness such as diabetes. Hear about some of the recent and future advancements in diabetes care helping patients live full and meaningful lives. See what happens when the chronic illness reaches its life-limiting stages. Hear how patients, families, and physicians can integrate palliative care into their treatment to support living the best life possible during this challenging time. Carlos Pellegrini, M.D., Henry N. Harkins Professor and Chair of the UW Department of Surgery Stuart Farber, associate professor, department of Family Medicine, Hospice Medical Director, University of Washington Edward Walker, M.D. Medical Director, UW Medical Center and Associate Dean, UW School of Medicine Irl Hirsch, MD, professor, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, University of Washington 03/10/2004  
Nicole Chalmers
almost 4 years ago
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Opportunity for Health Care via Palliative Care - Research on Aging

Palliative care relieves suffering and provides the best possible quality of life for people facing the stresses of serious illness. Join expert, Scott Irwin, MD, PhD, as he talks about the benefits of the palliative care model when used within the existing healthcare system. It significantly improves patient care by addressing pain management and other problems, physical, psychosocial, and spiritual. Palliative care also prolongs life and costs less than standard care alone. Series: "Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [7/2011] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 20490]  
Nicole Chalmers
almost 4 years ago
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Pain and Palliative Care: What the Future Holds

Nationally recognized expert, Kathleen M. Foley, MD, talks about the assessment and treatment of pain in cancer patients, as well as developing policies for pain and palliative care worldwide. Dr. Foley is an Attending Neurologist in the Pain and Palliative Care Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Chair. Series: "UCSD Moores Cancer Center Presents" [2/2008] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 13442]  
Nicole Chalmers
almost 4 years ago
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Early Palliative Care: Improving Quality of Life

A landmark study on the integration of palliative care during early onset of a cancer diagnosis was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Here, lead authors Jennifer Temel, MD, and Victoria Jackson, MD, MPH discuss palliative care and the impressive study findings which showed patients experienced a better quality of life and actually lived longer than patients not receiving the same level of care at an early stage. Jim Windhorst, a stage IV, lung cancer patient describes how palliative care has helped him cope with his illness. For more information visit: http://www.massgeneral.org/about/newsarticle.aspx?id=2330  
Nicole Chalmers
almost 4 years ago
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Palliative Care | Medical Mnemonics

Posts about Palliative Care written by medmnemonics  
medmnemonics.wordpress.com
over 2 years ago
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Less futile end-of-life care observed where palliative care knowledge is greater

When a nursing home patient is dying, aggressive interventions such as inserting a feeding tube or sending the patient to the emergency room can futilely exacerbate, rather than relieve, their...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 2 years ago
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Ten measures to drive quality palliative and hospice care

Patients with serious and life-threatening illnesses may be less likely to experience unnecessary physical and emotional suffering if they receive palliative or hospice care that meets 10 key...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 2 years ago
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Quebec to pass bill on physician assisted suicide

Quebec is set to become the fourth and largest jurisdiction in North America to legalise physician assisted suicide. Passage of Quebec’s Law Concerning End of Life Care, more commonly known as the dying with dignity bill, is expected in the next few days.  
bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Palliative Care Options and Trends

UC Davis Professor Ben Rich examines emerging trends in palliative care. As an authority in the medical ethics of this area, Dr. Rich looks at how current laws, such as the Oregon Death With Dignity Act, affect the implementation of palliative options as patients near the end of their lives. Series: UC Grand Rounds [7/2009] [Health and Medicine] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 16778]  
Nicole Chalmers
almost 4 years ago
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Palliative Care - Research on Aging

Palliative care aims to prevent and relieve suffering and promote quality of life, at every stage of life, through patient and family care, education, research and advocacy. Join Frank D. Ferris, MD, as he presents information on defining elements of past and modern illness and various conceptions of suffering. The general concepts of palliative care, as well as the future goals of palliative care will be addressed. Series: Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging (SIRA) [4/2009] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 16035]  
Nicole Chalmers
almost 4 years ago
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Palliative Care and the Human Connection: Ten Steps for What To Say and Do

Dr. Diane E. Meier is Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), a national organization devoted to increasing the number and quality of palliative care programs in the United States. In this video, Dr. Meier discusses 10 important steps in palliative care from over a decade of research. This video will serve as a valuable training tool and guide for medical professionals and their families. Under her leadership the number of palliative care programs in U.S. hospitals has more than doubled in the last 5 years.  
Nicole Chalmers
almost 4 years ago
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Council of Europe issues guide to end of life care

The Strasbourg based Council of Europe has issued a guide on the decision making process regarding medical treatment in end of life situations.1  
bmj.com
over 3 years ago