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PTSD and Palliative Care

A woman's delay of cancer treatment is related to her history of sexual abuse.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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How Much Palliative Care Breast Cancer Patients Get May Depend on Race

When women have advanced breast cancer, the amount of comfort-oriented care they receive at the end of life may depend on the color of their skin, a small U.S. study suggests.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Palliative Care Bonus: Families Feel Better Too

The loved ones of patients with incurable cancers can go on a downward spiral themselves, but early palliative care can benefit them as well, a new study suggests.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Palliative Care Does Not Necessarily Mean End-of-Life Care

What is palliative care? Dr Maurie Markman talks about the importance of changing perceptions so that 'palliative care' is not immediately associated with end-of-life care.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Gaps in 'Real World' Practice of Palliative and Hospice Care

Significant differences in the timing and duration of hospice care were observed across health systems.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Problems Loom as Canada Misses Deadline for Assisted Death Law

The Canadian government acknowledged it would miss a deadline to introduce a law allowing medically-assisted death and predicted many sick patients would have trouble finding doctors willing to help end their lives.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Failure to enact assisted suicide law leaves Canada’s doctors in limbo

Canada’s doctors, medical organisations, healthcare system, and patients have been left in legal limbo after the government missed the 6 June deadline to pass new laws legalising doctor assisted suicide.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago