News tagged with palliative care services
(Medical Xpress)—Health care at the end of life is a difficult issue but a new study highlights the importance of making a plan for end-of-life decisions.
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Seniors in long-term care experienced a significant reduction in emergency room visits and depression when receiving palliative care services, according to a recent collaborative study by researchers at Hebrew SeniorLife's ...
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A child is desperately ill, and a family faces a stark choice: Should they try to save the child's life with therapeutic treatments, or ease the pain through hospice and other pain-relief services?
Health Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new scoring system can more reliably predict whether patients with advanced cancer are likely to survive for "days", "weeks" or "months" finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Cancer Aug 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Hospitals across the nation are increasingly implementing palliative care programs to help patients manage the physical and emotional burdens of serious illnesses, but a new University of Georgia study finds that 82 percent ...
Health Jul 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0