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New Findings from Department of Medicine in the Area of Palliative and Supportive Care Reported (Characterization, Categorization, and 5-Year…

Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from the Department of Medicine ... tailored management strategies: Those with progression of end-stage disease comprised one-third of the group and targeting that subset with palliative care ...

Published: 17 May 2018

UCLA Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care Program Director, Lonnie Zeltzer, MD, Joins F4CP in Recommending Drug-Free Chiropractic Care for Pediatric Pain Management

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP), a leading voice of the chiropractic profession and sponsor of September Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness ... Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care Program ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 12 Sep 2017

Palliative care: Relieving pain, improving quality of life

Palliative medicine is the branch of medicine in palliative ... 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

Improve physician training in pain management and palliative care

What many people don’t realize is that the need for palliative care and pain management ... 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 ...

Published: 15 Aug 2016

Palliative Care Reduces Hospital Costs by Over $3K Per Patient

Palliative care provides patients suffering from life-limiting, complex illnesses with pain and symptom management, communication of care ... the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Source: RevCycleIntelligence
Published: 11 May 2018

Why It’s About Time For Palliative Care in Humanitarian Emergencies

It’s time to provide holistic palliative care in humanitarian emergencies consisting of pain management and psychosocial support, including social and spiritual aspects. In Pinheiro and Jaff’s recent article in Medicine, Conflict and Survival entitled ...

Source: News Deeply
Published: 15 May 2018

Perfecting Palliative Care

Also known as "midcareer training," the concept of improving all clinicians' skills in communication, pain management, and symptom control is critically important, says Diane Meier, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, a professor of geriatrics and palliative medicine at the ...

Source: HealthLeaders Media
Published: 01 Feb 2017

The Latest on Physician-Assisted Death

Information on other end-of-life care options, such as pain and symptom management, hospice and palliative care ... mandatory requests to receive the medication, longer than the 15-day period required in other states to prevent impulsive decisions.

Source: US News Health
Published: 18 May 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

Mom battling rare cancer in race against time to create memories with toddler son

She has been recommended palliative care and pain management. “Being a single mother to a toddler ... The clinic in Germany offers alternative medicine including immune therapy vaccines and antibody treatments at a cost of £120,000.

Source: Fox News
Published: 16 May 2018

Strategies to keep chronic pain at bay

who is also board-certified in hospice and palliative care medicine. “Although it can develop as a result of an injury or illness, in many cases chronic pain has no clear cause at all, making it often difficult to diagnose and treat.” Research suggests ...

Source: The Journal News
Published: 15 May 2018

Palliative Medicine: What to Expect

... to primary or specialist physicians about the management of pain or other symptoms and help you understand your medical treatments to make decisions that are right for you. Palliative medicine goes hand in hand with curative therapies, such as ...

Source: WGHP
Published: 20 Jan 2017

An opioid shortage? It’s real and could harm cancer patients

Soon after starting an infusion of Dilaudid, an opioid, his breathing got easier and his pain ... management. As we teeter on the brink of a nationwide shortage of injectable opioids, I rely on weekly meetings with my colleagues in the fields of palliative ...

Source: STAT
Published: 21 May 2018

The Palliative Care Questions to Ask Every Advanced Breast Cancer Patient

It can be an advanced practice or [other trained] nurse," said Thomas Smith, MD, director of palliative medicine and professor of oncology ... providing relief from symptoms, pain, and stress for people with serious illness. "Palliative care is provided ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 25 Apr 2018

Pediatric Palliative Care: Hope and Hoping for Something Different

By providing an extra layer of support, members of an interdisciplinary palliative care team work together to ease pain and suffering ... Due to advances in medicine and technology, seriously ill and injured children are living longer and the need for ...

Source: Modern Healthcare
Published: 14 May 2018

Zambia: Palliative Care to Ease Chronic Pain

The Palliative Care Association of Zambia (PCAZ), a Lusaka ... of the drug -- all with the goal of improving access to morphine as an effective pain management medication for all those who need it. According to Choolwe Kaliba, a chemical analyst with ...

Published: 09 Jun 2011

Palliative medicine, hospice differ but strive for same goal

Patients with serious illnesses such as these are burdened by symptoms such as pain, shortness of breath, anxiety, digestive issues and insomnia. Palliative medicine specialists provide symptom management through medications, therapy, counseling ...

Source: Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Published: 28 Feb 2017

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: 25 Oct 2013

Cardiology’s underused tool: Skilled communication improves care for heart failure patients

These conversations can inform questions about day-to-day symptom management to ... is a professor of medicine in the division of oncology at the University of Washington, where he also co-directs the Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence.

Published: 14 May 2018

Perfecting Palliative Care

But experts agree that the earlier palliative care is begun, the better. Research published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2010 ... fellowship—he received no instruction about pain management or how to tell a patient about a serious diagnosis.

Source: HealthLeaders Media
Published: 01 Feb 2017

Kenya: Meet Kenya's First Palliative Medicine Specialist

Just like in any other medical discipline, some core elements of palliative care such as aligning the patient's treatment with their goals and basic symptom management ... such as severe pain, severe fatigue and require palliative medicine specialists ...

Published: 23 Feb 2015

LCQ22: Healthy Cities Projects

To tackle major non-communicable diseases (such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus and pain ... risk management and early intervention, thereby reducing the unwarranted use of hospital services. On promoting the development of Chinese medicine ...

Source: 7th Space
Published: 16 May 2018

Neurofibromatosis Type I Market to Witness Exponential Growth by 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 ...

Published: 15 May 2018

CURE Honors Bone Health Champions

She suffered a tremendous amount of pain before ultimately dying from the disease ... M.D., associate professor of Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology. Although a registered nurse for 15 years, Spencer has focused on oncology the past seven.

Source: Cure Today
Published: 19 May 2018

Endonovo Therapeutics Signs Distribution Agreement with Plagens Medical Consultants for its Pain Relief Electroceutical™ SofPulse®

SofPulse™ is the Company's FDA-Cleared Electroceutical™ System for the palliative treatment of post-operative ... portfolio to make SofPulse a market leader in post-surgical pain management, recovery and rehabilitation. We are excited Plagens ...

Source: PharmiWeb
Published: 09 May 2018

There’s more to palliative care than relieving pain

Palliative care doctors believe that not only the disease itself causes symptoms, but also the treatments. For example, chemotherapy drugs may cause nausea and vomiting. Also, narcotic drugs to control pain frequently lead to constipation. By providing ...

Source: News Philippines Yahoo
Published: 24 Nov 2014

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