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Q&A with a Pain Management and Palliative Care PGY-2 Pharmacy Resident

The core rotations included 8 weeks of chronic pain management, 8 weeks of hospice/palliative care, 4 weeks of pharmacist run pain e-Consult service and exposure to the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department, 4 weeks of acute pain management ...

Source: Pharmacy Times
Published: 31 Aug 2017

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: 24 Dec 2017

Colorado Pediatric Palliative Care Clinic Educates on Music Therapy

Palliative care professionals provide patients with various types of therapy, pain management medication, and other programs that allow them to have a higher quality of life, such as exercise time ...

Source: MENAFN
Published: 14 May 2019

First Ever Consensus on the Management of Opioid-induced Constipation Published in Leading Journal

Effective management of OIC requires early recognition but patients ... in the fields of neurogastroenterology, gastroenterology, pain medicine, palliative medicine and oncology, who conducted a focused review of the pathophysiology and a clinical ...

Source: Finanznachrichten
Published: 08 May 2019

Healthcare providers may be misapplying opioid guidelines, CDC says

Though not applicable to cancer patients or those in end-of-life or palliative care, the guidelines are broken ... Dr. Kroenke and his fellow American Academy of Pain Medicine Foundation panelists agree with the basis of the CDC’s guidelines, but they ...

Source: ConsumerAffairs
Published: 14 May 2019

Anika to Participate in Two Investor Events in May 2019

Anika is committed to improving the lives of patients with degenerative orthopedic diseases and traumatic conditions with clinically meaningful therapies along the continuum of care, from palliative pain management ... Anika's orthopedic medicine portfolio ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 06 May 2019

Mesothelioma Palliative Care

These methods may include: Pain management is an important aspect of palliative treatment. When undergoing palliative care, mesothelioma patients may receive prescription medication to help them manage their pain. While pain medications can be very ...

Source: Mesothelioma
Published: 09 Feb 2019

A rising trend in cancer care targets physical, existential threats patients confront

Often called palliative care or integrative medicine, the comprehensive approach focuses on ... massage, stress and symptom management to cognitive behavioral therapy to help patients cope with insomnia and the fear of cancer coming back after treatment.

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 04 May 2019

Palliative care can improve quality of life

Palliative care is a specialized area of medicine often confused with hospice care ... which places emphasis on symptoms and quality of life through pain management and physical, psychological and spiritual support. Specifically, palliative care aims ...

Source: The Herald-Mail
Published: 15 Apr 2019

Palliative care: Relieving pain, improving quality of life

Palliative medicine is the branch of medicine in palliative care ... Many of these patients are seen by Palliative Care Services for pain management. With better pain management, the patients are able to cope better with their cancer treatment.

Source: The Straits Times
Published: 06 Aug 2016

5 VITAS Healthcare Physicians Earn Fellow Status from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Dr. Koniaris joined VITAS in 2007. She completed medical school at Albany Medical College in Albany, NY, residency in internal medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and a palliative care and pain management fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 28 Feb 2019

South Africa: Children Are Dying in Pain Because They Cannot Get the Medicines They Need

We showed that palliative care is cost-effective. The problem with medicine is that we are so cure-focused ... Committee has agreed to include some drugs for the management of symptoms other than pain in the Essential Drugs List where the only available ...

Source: AllAfrica.com
Published: 11 Mar 2019

Employers See Palliative Care as Option to Cut Health Costs

Palliative medicine, which is practiced by specially trained doctors ... The goal of palliative care is to improve quality of life through pain management, stress relief, treatment for fatigue and depression, and by offering support for caregivers.

Source: Workforce
Published: 11 Jan 2019

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, it became ...

Source: philly.com
Published: 15 Aug 2016

Managing Mesothelioma Pain with Palliative Treatment

Palliative treatment focuses on managing pain and symptoms ... with your doctor before beginning new treatments, especially when your pain management program involves new medicine or potentially strenuous physical activity. Some asbestos cancer patients ...

Source: Asbestos
Published: 14 Mar 2019

How founders get ideas: what these healthtech startups teach us about finding the right problem to solve

That drove me and my co-founders to get into technology and services for supporting palliative care patients. I have seen the side-effects of medication ... attention and management of episodes ...

Source: YourStory
Published: 08 May 2019

Cancer Pain Control App Works -- Palliative Care for Everyone?

A smartphone application powered by artificial intelligence (AI) for monitoring and managing pain ... to the management of diseases other than cancer. "Our broader goal is to use AI and telemedicine technology to extend the reach of palliative care across ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 20 Nov 2018

Legitimate opioid use for pain management

A pain management specialist can effectively work with the patient to taper off the medication as the pain eases. Rapid forced tapering (abrupt cessation) of opioids torments patients and can lead to use of illicit pain relievers, risking death from ...

Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Published: 09 Apr 2019

Cell Therapy Processing Market to Reach US$ 11.5 Billion by 2024

medicine, medical specialty or palliative drugs, in alternative words platform technology independent. Its goals are ultimately to cure and so a paradigm shift away from typical symptom management and pain management. While it’s true that some cell ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 08 May 2019

5 VITAS Healthcare Physicians Earn Fellow Status from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

She completed medical school at Albany Medical College in Albany, NY, residency in internal medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and a palliative care and pain management fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY. Dr. Nisco joined ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 01 Mar 2019

Palliative care aims to improve quality of life

"There's a lot of misunderstanding that palliative medicine is directed only to end of life ... "For some people, that is improving symptom management - so, if someone's having pain, they're having shortness of breath, how can we get a better handle ...

Source: WIBW
Published: 28 Dec 2018

Colorado Pediatric Palliative Care Clinic Educates on Music Therapy

Palliative care professionals provide patients with various types of therapy, pain management medication, and other programs that allow them to have a higher quality of life, such as exercise time and creative outlets. Palliative care programs can be ...

Source: KAKE.com
Published: 26 Apr 2019

CWL urges quality palliative care – good terminal illness care will ‘validate the lives of individuals’

Mrs Box said competent palliative care assured patients and their loved ones that they would not be abandoned or left alone, that they would be provided with the best pain control and symptom management ... injections and medication at home to when ...

Source: The Catholic Leader
Published: 16 May 2019

Medical Schools Boost Pain Management Education

Congress and health officials have criticized medical schools for failing to teach doctors about pain management ... student has a week-long palliative care curriculum, explained Lori Earnshaw, MD, associate professor of medicine with U of L and director ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 04 Feb 2016

Center to Advance Palliative Care Launches Five-Year Campaign, Project Tipping Point, to Improve the Care of Serious illness by 2024

The Institute of Medicine ... specialists and non-palliative care specialists alike. The skills include those that are most critical to caring for patients with serious illness, such as patient communication and pain and symptom management.

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 10 Jan 2019

Specialist cancer survivorship: the changing face of palliative care?

We suggest that management of these issues sits well within ... we need to be more inclusive within palliative care. Faye Gishen is a consultant in palliative medicine and Associate Head of the MBBS at UCL. Adrian Tookman is a consultant in palliative ...

Source: blogs.bmj.com
Published: 11 Mar 2019

Palliative medicine: Living well with serious illness

They may be experiencing pain, shortness of breath ... who have life-threatening and life-limiting disease. It is the goal of palliative medicine to assist with aggressive symptom management. This can be done through medications as well as alternative ...

Source: The Daily Item
Published: 05 Dec 2017