News Articles on 'Palliative Medicine & Pain Management'
Palliative care: managing the total pain
This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Vinicius Kaiser Queiroz, 20 years old, a second year medical student at UFPel, located in Pelotas,
Published: 05 May 2021
Palliative care patients can be treated at home under new pilot program
Palliative care patients who call 9-1-1 will no longer have to be transported to hospital under a pilot project announced this week by the provincial government. MPPs Norman Miller (PC – Parry Sound-Muskoka) and Vic Fedeli (PC – Nipissing) provided details on the pilot project for Northeastern Ontario during an online press conference Thursday.
Source: Sault This Week
Published: 07 May 2021
Palliative Care for the Seriously Ill
Palliative care is interdisciplinary care (medicine, nursing ... of invasive therapies and hospitalizations, improved management of pain and symptoms, and higher family satisfaction with care.
Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Published: 16 Aug 2020
Rotation: Pain Management
2. Formulate a complete care plan utilizing evidence -based palliative medicine and including all members of an interdisciplinary team. A. Use both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic pain management interventions. B. Understand and address the interplay ...
Source: Baylor College of Medicine
Published: 09 Jul 2020
A Matter of Life and Death
When science prioritises the prevention of death over the promotion of our well-being – while the conversation about death remains subdued – can we hope to lead truly healthy lives?
Source: Men's Health
Published: 17 May 2021
Hamilton paramedics take part in provincewide palliative care pilot project
Hamilton paramedics are taking part in a provincewide pilot program aimed at reducing the strain on hospitals while providing “safe” treatment to palliative patients. The Models of Care program uses the “treat and refer” framework that provides paramedics with additional options to provide care to palliative patients at home,
Source: The Hamilton Spectator
Published: 07 May 2021
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Today, MSK’s program reflects the experience and maturity of four decades of leadership in complex pain management, psychosocial palliative ... and structured mentorship to the palliative medicine fellows. Fellows have the opportunity to provide ...
Published: 17 Aug 2020
VNA Health: Palliative Care Nursing and Healing
“I was really very inspired by what I saw there," he said, "so much so, that I decided that this is how I want to practice medicine ... Beyond pain and symptom management, palliative care ...
Published: 30 Apr 2021
Palliative Patients Under Anaesthesiological Care
Besides the anaesthesiologist's involvement in palliative medicine, palliative patients are also treated by anaesthesiologists in the intensive care unit,  in pain management,  and in pre ...
Published: 15 Apr 2021
Changing minds about palliative care
If the phrase "palliative care" makes you scared ... director of the department's Pain, Stress and Symptom Management Lab. He studies the strong emotional reactions that can prevent patients ...
Source: The Morning Sun
Published: 12 Apr 2021
Dantrolene for muscle rigidity in progressive supranuclear palsy
Progressive supranuclear palsy is a degenerative neurological condition with a high level of associated motor symptom burden manifesting in poor postural reflexes, bradykinesia, dystonia and stiffness in the body core and neck.
Published: 04 May 2021
Dela Peña: Govt allocates P22M for ivermectin clinical trials
THE government has allocated P22 million for the conduct of an eight-month clinical trial to determine the effectiveness of ivermectin against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato dela Peña said on Wednesday.
Source: The Manila Times
Published: 06 May 2021
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship
The fellow will become familiar with the structure of palliative care in a clinically relevant field (e.g., geriatric medicine, interventional pain management, psychiatry, HIV clinic, radiation oncology, etc.) and will assist the team in pertinent procedures.
Source: Saint Louis University
Published: 14 Sep 2017
Fears euthanasia training will just be online course
a senior member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine, said that will leave patients in the hands of people who are not experts in end of life care and pain management ...
Published: 28 Mar 2021
Portenoy have completely revised and updated the widely respected Cancer Pain: Assessment and Management for the second edition ... hospice and institution-based palliative care programs, bone pain, and cancer pain and palliative care in the developing ...
Source: Cambridge University Press
Published: 19 Mar 2018
Palliative Care Clinic
The Board Certified Palliative Medicine Specialists available during these clinics have particular expertise in complex symptom management including depression, anxiety, insomnia, fatigue, pain syndromes, etc. Particular attention is given to all areas of ...
Source: Kaleido Scope
Published: 17 Aug 2020