Health care providers’ perspectives on the need for palliative care in Upper Egypt: a descriptive exploratory study including children and adult patients
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by Atiat Osman, Savannah Gail Horvick and Nancy Dias
17h ago
Only four centers in Egypt provide Palliative Care (PC) for adult cancer patients and one provides care for pediatric cancer patients. While PC is not widely utilized in Egypt, this study aims to assess patien ..read more
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Effectiveness of fentanyl buccal soluble film in cancer patients with inadequate breakthrough pain control
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by Yi-Hao Chiang, Ching-Ting Lien, Wen-Hao Su, Tsung-Yu Yen, Yu-Jen Chen, Yuen-Liang Lai, Ken-Hong Lim, Kun-Yao Dai, Hsin-Pei Chung, Chia-Yen Hung and Yi-Shing Leu
17h ago
Clinical evidence for the rapidity and effectiveness of fentanyl buccal soluble film (FBSF) in reducing pain intensity of breakthrough cancer pain (BTcP) remains inadequate. This study aimed to evaluate the ef ..read more
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Small Steps, Big Vision: using multi-stage qualitative research to develop a grab-and-go guide to support utilisation of the Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care framework
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by Erica Borgstrom, Joanne Jordan, Una St Ledger and Claire Henry
17h ago
The Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care is a national framework for local action in England co-produced by over 30 partners; little research has been conducted on how the Framework is received and us ..read more
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Perception of diagnosis by family caregivers in severe brain injury patients in China
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by Yifan Yan, Meiqi Li, Jitka Annen, Wangshan Huang, Tiantian Cai, Xueying Wang, Xiaohua Hu, Steven Laureys and Haibo Di
4d ago
Surrogate decision-making by family caregivers for patients with severe brain injury is influenced by the availability and understanding of relevant information and expectations for future rehabilitation. We a ..read more
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Therapeutic effects of Reiki on interventions for anxiety: a meta-analysis
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by Xiulan Guo, Yue Long, Zhikai Qin and Yongtao Fan
4d ago
This study aimed to assess the therapeutic efficacy of Reiki therapy in alleviating anxiety ..read more
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Palliative care education in undergraduate medical and nursing programs in Colombia: a cross-sectional analysis
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by Miguel Antonio Sánchez-Cárdenas, Camila Andrea Navarro Tibaquirá, Nidia Mantilla-Manosalva, David Andrade Fonseca, Alexandra Marin Morales and Martha Ximena León Delgado
4d ago
The number of people suffering from chronic diseases requiring palliative care (PC) is increasing rapidly. Therefore, PC teaching in undergraduate health science programs is necessary to improve primary PC bas ..read more
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Naming racism as a root cause of inequities in palliative care research: a scoping review
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by Kavita Algu, Joshua Wales, Michael Anderson, Mariam Omilabu, Thandi Briggs and Allison M. Kurahashi
4d ago
Racial and ethnic inequities in palliative care are well-established. The way researchers design and interpret studies investigating race- and ethnicity-based disparities has future implications on the interve ..read more
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Adverse events at the end of life of hospital patients with or without a condition relevant for palliative care: a nationwide retrospective record review study in the Netherlands
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by B. Schouten, S. M. van Schoten, F. M. Bijnsdorp, H. Merten, P. W.B. Nanayakkara, A. K.L. Reyners, A. L. Francke and C. Wagner
4d ago
Patient safety is crucial for quality of care. Preventable adverse events (AEs) occur in 1 of 20 patients in the hospital, but it is unknown whether this is different for patients with a condition relevant for ..read more
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Dignity enhanced through faith & family support in palliative care: a qualitative study
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by Silva Dakessian Sailian, Yakubu Salifu and Nancy Preston
1w ago
Dignity is integral to palliative care. Illness can diminish it, causing hopelessness and the wish to hasten death. Yet, dignity is a complex multidimensional phenomenon, influenced by values and context. Unde ..read more
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Availability and stability of palliative care for family members of terminally ill patients in an integrated model of health and social care
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by Chunyan Wang, Shaojie Bi, Yanxia Lu, Yuli Li, Bing Han, Min Xu, Guiyue Meng and Qingbo Zhou
1w ago
Palliative care and the integration of health and social care have gradually become the key direction of development to address the aging of the population and the growing burden of multimorbidity at the end o ..read more
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