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Medical Providers help ease symptoms through Palliative Care


KCRG - Nov 28, 2016
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) – Hospice and Palliative get lumped under the same category, but many don't know the difference between the two. More than 1 million people in the United States use the services every year. Hospice is reserved for ...
 

Entertainer discusses need for palliative care


Branson Tri-Lakes news - Nov 26, 2016
Jim Barber, known best for his ventriloquism and comedy routines in several Branson shows as far back as 1994, is working with the Skaggs Foundation on the establishment of a fund to develop a palliative care unit for the Branson Tri-Lakes Area. The ...
 

Palliative care improves quality of life, lessens symptoms ...


Science Daily - Nov 22, 2016
People living with serious illness who receive palliative care have better quality of life. The study is the first meta-analysis of the effect of palliative care as it ...
 

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Palliative books

CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2017


by: Maxine A. Papadakis, Stephen J. McPhee, Michael W. Rabow

This #1 annual internal medicine and clinical practice guide turns the latest research into improved patient outcomes – now fully updated and revised.

Written by clinicians renowned in their respective fields, .
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Symptom Management Algorithms: A Handbook for Palliative Care


by: Linda Wrede-Seaman
Pocket sized hospice and palliative care handbook recently updated and released for those providing end of life care and interfacing with the management of advanced chronic diseases. Includes detailled assessment tool, treatment guidelines, tables and scales for pain management and other distressing symptoms. A practical educational tool for nurses in hospice, oncology, long term care and inpatient palliative care. Includes guidelines for spiritual, psychosocial and dignity conserving interventions for patients and their families facing a terminal illness!
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Hospice and Palliative Medicine Handbook: A Clinical Guide


by: Susan Bodtke MD, Kathy Ligon MD

This comprehensive pocket-size handbook is the essential reference for clinicians and others serving patients with advanced or life-limiting illness. It offers up-to-date, relevant, and highly practical guidance to expertly meet the challenges of serving these patients and their families.

This user-friendly manual emphasizes the importance of honoring patients’ wishes throughout their medical journey while meeting their whole-person, often complex needs—from symptom management to attending to spiritual and emotional suffering—and always acknowledges the context of patients’ lives, including the needs of loved ones supporting them.
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Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of-Life Care


This book isn’t about dying. It’s about life and what life has to teach us. It’s about caring and what giving care really means. 

In Awake at the Bedside, pioneers of palliative and end-of-life care as well as doctors, chaplains, caregivers and even poets offer wisdom that will challenge, uplift, comfort—and change the way we think about death. 

Equal parts instruction manual and spiritual testimony, it includes specific instructions and personal accounts to inspire, counsel, and teach.
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Palliative Care: What Is It And Who Is It For?


This short video explains what palliative care is and what palliative care teams do to help those with serious illness.
 

A Day in the Life: Palliative Care Nurse


Emily Yap is a palliative care nurse for Hospis Malaysia. Part of Emily's job includes the relieving and preventing the suffering of her patients. She explains that ...
 

Introduction to palliative care


Palliative Care is a comparatively recently developed speciality, focusing on caring for patients with terminal illness. This 25 minute introduction looks at the ...
 

Palliative Care: YOU Are a BRIDGE


This video animation compares palliative care to the foundation of a bridge. While illness may weaken the foundation, the palliative care team provides a ...
 

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