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INTERNATIONAL: Speakers address palliative care, pain management, treating ‘whole person’

Catholic experts have called for palliative care to become standard around ... While 87 per cent of veterinary medicine staff are trained in pain management for animals, only 31 per cent of nurses and 16 per cent of medical students have training to ...

Source: The Record
Published: 04 Oct 2018

Treatment Recommendations for Urological Symptoms in Cancer Patients: Clinical Guidelines from the Japanese Society for Palliative Medicine.

Urological symptoms such as gross hematuria, lower and upper urinary tract symptoms, and bladder pain are common ... the Japanese Society for Palliative Medicine (JSPM) developed comprehensive clinical guidelines for the management of urological symptoms ...

Source: UroToday
Published: 09 Oct 2018

Improve physician training in pain management and palliative care

Most oncologists agree that palliative care is an integral part of ... As my trainee started to explain that the “pain management team” would help with the various pain medication doses and that his “primary team” would review his prognosis ...

Published: 15 Aug 2016

Palliative care is holistic healing

This is possible when there is seamless integration of palliative care and acute care through-out the trajectory of the disease especially in cancer management ... by controlling pain and other symptoms. The competencies of palliative medicine are in ...

Source: The New Indian Express
Published: 14 Oct 2018

From India to Iowa, The Value of Palliative Care

With a focus on holistic physical, mental, and emotional pain management and support ... Broderick discusses the important role of palliative medicine in patient care both here in Iowa and across the globe. A century ago, a deadly flu virus swept across ...

Source: Iowa Public Radio
Published: 09 Oct 2018

PGY-2 Pain and Palliative Care Residency

Pain Management and Palliative Care is a strong, well-established and progressive center of excellence at the University of California, Davis Medical Center (UCDMC). The UC Davis Center for Pain Medicine was named a Clinical Center of Excellence by the ...

Published: 23 Aug 2013

While epidemic rages, opioids remain key component in treating cancer pain

Cancer care providers — oncologists, palliative care specialists, pain management doctors — can try a variety of pain-calming techniques. Opioids are just one of a host of classes of pain medication that can, under certain conditions, be used to treat ...

Source: Carroll County Times
Published: 09 Oct 2018

Palliative medicine: Living well with serious illness

They may be experiencing pain ... challenges. Palliative medicine is the care of seriously ill individuals, who have life-threatening and life-limiting disease. It is the goal of palliative medicine to assist with aggressive symptom management.

Source: The Daily Item
Published: 05 Dec 2017

Anika to Issue Third-Quarter 2018 Financial Results and Business Highlights on Wednesday, October 24

from palliative pain management to regenerative tissue repair. The Company has over two decades of global expertise developing, manufacturing, and commercializing more than 20 products based on its proprietaryhyaluronic acid (HA) technology. Anika's ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 10 Oct 2018

Paradigm shifts in palliative care

Pain cases are far from the only types of increasingly complex, often palliative cases ... of geriatricians. . Pain management in the opioid era and the need for new approaches in elderly care were highlighted at the Hospital Medicine 2018 annual ...

Source: The Hospitalist
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Four Communication Skills from Psychiatry Useful in Palliative Care and How to Teach Them

For example, suppose a palliative physician is consulted for pain management of a woman with high-risk myelodysplastic ... this approach at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine with our faculty and palliative care fellows.

Published: 15 Aug 2018

Much pain, little gain in Senegal's palliative care

Many of them, like Dia, lack reliable access to pain medication ... training all medical professionals in palliative care so that they can identify when a patient needs such services and what kind of pain management they require. These services must ...

Source: IRIN
Published: 28 Oct 2013

Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results for Pilot Study on Treatment of Cancer Anorexia-Cachexia Syndrome (CACS)

50 percent of the patients who completed the study reported pain reduction and sleep improvement. "Our first clinical trial, led by Dr. Gil Bar-Sela, gave us valuable data on the capsules as a possible oral administration method for palliative care and for ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Lourdes Health System Launches New Palliative Medicine Program

Names Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice as Preferred Provider for Pain and Symptom Relief Services ... non-sectarian organization ─ is the regional leader for palliative medicine, hospice care, geriatric care management, grief support and counseling and ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 08 Apr 2013

Management of Pain

including pain medicine specialists and palliative care and hospice care providers. Meticulous attention to management of controlled substances in the home is needed to prevent abuse and diversion. Patients, families, and professionals providing care share ...

Source: Cancer Network
Published: 01 Jun 2015

Lake Regional Promotes Therapy Over Opoids For 'National Physical Therapy Month'

palliative care and end-of-life care, and also in certain acute care situations, if properly dosed. But for other pain management, the CDC recommends non-opioid approaches, which include physical therapy. “While the side effects of prescription opioids ...

Published: 16 Oct 2018

Healthcare workers learn how to help those at the end of their lives

When Debra Arterburn’s husband passed away six years ago, though disheartened, she was appreciative of the quality palliative care he received ... covered during the course included pain and symptom assessment and management; cultural and spiritual ...

Source: Montrose Daily Press
Published: 14 Oct 2018

Our Clinical Pain Neighborhood

These leaders were ahead of their time and encouraged my passion for pain management. Looking back to 1992 ... Over the next 25 years, while building a pain, addiction, and palliative care practice, I traveled the world to take part in care missions ...

Source: Opioid Calculator
Published: 03 Oct 2018

Circumstances Surrounding the Deaths of Hospitalized Children: Opportunities for Pediatric Palliative Care

Pain medication was received by 90% of the children in the ... in this inpatient setting was sufficient for provision of interdisciplinary pediatric palliative care. Management of pain and other symptoms was accomplished for many children.

Published: 14 Jul 2004

Free Narcan Training Sessions Available at Clara Maass Medical Center

The sessions are held in response to a national call from the Surgeon General of the United States emphasizing the importance of Narcan, a life-saving medication that can stop or reverse the ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Veterans and cannabis: ‘I went from arresting people with drugs to using medical marijuana’

“It’s been fantastic,” he said, noting that since starting medicinal cannabis in the spring he’s been able to cut his prescription pain medication in half and ... did a pain management course at the Michael G. DeGroote Pain Clinic at McMaster.

Source: Toronto Star
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Why more doctors recommend cannabis for cancer, pain, others

But the weed, marijuana, hemp, igbo, gbana, kaya, wee-wee, abana or Cannabis sativa has become a novel adjunct treatment for cancer, pain ... Palliative care is related to symptom management ...

Source: The Guardian Nigeria
Published: 27 Sep 2018

Maintaining education and competency: it’s easier than you think

Dr Alice Grey really explains this topic in basic language so that interns know how to assess the patient who presents with ‘antibiotic allergy’ Diagnosis and management ... Zwar Neuropathic pain – Dr Bridin Murnion Reducing medication errors at ...

Published: 16 Oct 2018

Neurofibromatosis Type I Market Growth Trends and Competitive Analysis 2016-2024

Although symptoms of the disease are relatively mild, it may progress with complicating consequences, such as extreme pain ... such as medication/drug therapy, targeted therapy, genetic counseling, stereotactic radiosurgery, and palliative care, is ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Physical therapy as an alternative to medication

results-driven solutions to pain management than opioids. In a report on opioid prescription guidelines released in March 2016, the CDC recognizes that prescription opioids are appropriate in certain cases, including cancer treatment, palliative care and ...

Source: Shelbyville Times-Gazette
Published: 06 Oct 2018

'UP hospitals need to provide palliative care'

No government hospital at the district levels has the specialized units and the higher centres which have anything close to palliative care is just basic pain management. We have requested the ...

Source: Times of India
Published: 13 Oct 2018

Palliative care reduces suffering and improves quality of life

Palliative care focuses on managing pain for people with serious diseases ... Tammy: For our program, you have to be in the hospital, but many case providers and case management groups have started to address palliative care in the community.

Source: The News-Review
Published: 10 Oct 2018

There’s more to palliative care than relieving pain

With palliative care, there is as much effort and attention on relieving pain and other troubling symptoms as meeting the patients emotional, spiritual and practical needs. In short, this medical specialty aims to improve the quality of life however the ...

Source: News Philippines Yahoo
Published: 23 Nov 2014