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Itopride increases the effectiveness of the management of opioid-induced constipation in palliative care patients: an observational non-interventional study.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Archives of Medical Science. 2022, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p1271-1278. 8p.

Abstract:Introduction: It is strongly recommended that laxatives be routinely prescribed for the prevention of opioid-induced constipation (OIC). The evidence supporting the effectiveness of prokinetics for this indication is sparse. This study aims to verify i...

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Safe Hugs in Palliative Care.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Turkish Journal of Anesthesia & Reanimation. Aug2022, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p238-245. 8p.

Abstract:Mnemonics are word formulations that aid physicians in recalling instances hidden among typical applications and may be neglected due to workload. Mnemonic abbreviations that benefit not only physicians but the entire care team are widely used througho...

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Examining the International Palliative Care Systems in Rural Areas: Protocol for a Comparative Case Study.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):JMIR Research Protocols. Jul2022, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p1-6. 6p.

Abstract:Background: The aging population in the Global North is associated with an increased prevalence of multiple chronic diseases that would benefit from integrated palliative care. In this context, it is vital to consider the effectiveness of health care s...

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Integrating Palliative Care by Virtue of Diplomacy; A Cross-sectional Group Interview Study of the Roles and Attitudes of Palliative Care Professionals to Further Integrate Palliative Care in Europe.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Journal of Health Policy & Management. Jun2022, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p786-794. 9p.

Abstract:Background: Palliative care involves the care for patients with severe and advanced diseases with a focus on quality of life and symptom management. Integration of palliative care with curative and/or chronic care is expected to lead to better results ...

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Specialized Outpatient Palliative Care.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Deutsches Ärzteblatt International. mai2022, Vol. 119 Issue 18, p327-332. 6p.

Abstract:Background: Specialized outpatient palliative care (SOPC) is an important component of the palliative medicine care concept in Germany. Its purpose is to improve the out-of-hospital care of patients who cannot be adequately cared for by their primary c...

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Vascular Resections in Association With Pancreatic Resections for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):In Vivo. Mar/Apr2022, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p1001-1006. 6p.

Abstract:Background/Aim: Locally advanced pancreatic cancer has been considered for a long period of time as an unresectable lesion and therefore, all patients have been traditionally addressed to the oncological services for palliative purposes. However, due t...

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Looking beyond the gunsight: A potential bailout technique for arterial and venous recanalization.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology. May2022, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p260-263. 5p.

Abstract:The "gunsight approach" was initially described as the use of overlapping snares and through- and-through puncture of the portal vein and inferior vena cava for the creation of a transcaval portosystemic shunt. This technique can be adapted for the cre...

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Capecitabine Monotherapy as Palliative Treatment for Patients with Recurrent/Metastatic Nasopharyngeal Cancer.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Oncology. 4/5/2022, p1-9. 9p.

Abstract:Background. Numerous chemotherapeutic agents have antitumor activity in recurrent/metastatic (R/M) nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC). Evidence of capecitabine's effectiveness as monotherapy is limited. Capecitabine tolerability in solid malignancies has ethn...

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A Mobile App for Advance Care Planning and Advance Directives (Accordons-nous): Development and Usability Study.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):JMIR Human Factors. Apr-Jun2022, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p1-19. 19p.

Abstract:Background: Advance care planning, including advance directives, is an important tool that allows patients to express their preferences for care if they are no longer able to express themselves. We developed Accordons-nous, a smartphone app that inform...

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Pharmacological treatment of palliative care patients with Parkinson's disease.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Palliative Medicine in Practice. 2022, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p117-122. 6p.

Abstract:Parkinson's disease is the commonest neurodegenerative condition, which can be eased for a long while, however, it inevitably leads to patients' death. Dying with Parkinson's disease can be problematic as the clinical situation may change dynamically a...

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