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Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine)

Care alleviating symptoms without curing the underlying disease. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Also Known As:
Palliative Medicine; Medicine, Palliative; Palliative Therapy; Therapy, Palliative; Palliative Treatment; Palliative Surgery; Surgery, Palliative; Care, Palliative; Palliative Treatments; Treatment, Palliative; Treatments, Palliative
Networked: 10459 relevant articles (532 outcomes, 1150 trials/studies)

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Therapy Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Bruera, Eduardo: 129 articles (12/2015 - 04/2002)
2. Morita, Tatsuya: 91 articles (01/2016 - 08/2003)
3. Higginson, Irene J: 62 articles (09/2015 - 02/2003)
4. Hui, David: 54 articles (11/2015 - 01/2010)
5. Miyashita, Mitsunori: 49 articles (01/2016 - 10/2004)
6. Currow, David C: 48 articles (12/2015 - 02/2006)
7. Kaasa, Stein: 42 articles (03/2015 - 02/2002)
8. Mercadante, Sebastiano: 39 articles (12/2015 - 02/2002)
9. Harding, Richard: 39 articles (08/2015 - 10/2003)
10. Mystakidou, Kyriaki: 36 articles (07/2015 - 10/2002)

Related Diseases

1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
2. Pain (Aches)
01/01/2014 - "While most comments reflected positive aspects of the inpatient palliative care consult, such as improved pain control and communication, and increased access to medical professionals and time to discuss patient conditions, some themes reflected a lack of adequate preparation for the inpatient palliative care consultation and readiness for discussing prognosis. "
01/01/2011 - "Physical therapists play an important role in palliative care and they are regarded as highly proficient members of a multidisciplinary healthcare team towards management of chronic pain. "
11/11/2005 - "Highly significant reduction of pain intensity was achieved in all patients while receiving palliative care. "
01/01/2013 - "Respondents identified six areas of satisfaction: treatment with dignity and respect by the hospital health care team; after life-care planning consultation, patients felt they were better informed of their illness and medical context; 95% of all patients who responded felt their overall experience was excellent; all respondents felt the life-care planning consultation helped them form a treatment plan; all patients who responded believed their cultural beliefs and values were respected; and all responding patients noted that the inpatient palliative care team adequately addressed pain and symptom control. "
03/01/2008 - "Statistically significant improvement was found in resident self-report of: feeling prepared to initiate do-not-resuscitate discussions (p </= 0.001), access to nonpharmacologic pain resources (p </= 0.005), exposure to role models who balance medical professionalism and expression of grief (p </= 0.005), ability to address dying patient anxiety (p </= 0.01), administer pain medications (p </= 0.01), initiate organ donation discussions (p </= 0.05), and discuss transition from curative to palliative care (p </= 0.05). "
3. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)
4. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
5. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT)
2. Opioid Analgesics (Opioids)
3. Octreotide (Sandostatin)
4. Tamoxifen
5. gemcitabine
6. Hormones
7. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)
8. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)
9. Methotrimeprazine (Levomepromazine)
10. nitinol

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Stents
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
3. Radiotherapy
4. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine)
5. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)