News tagged with palliative care

Palliative care's promise, concerns

What if a new medication for severely ill patients had no role in curing them but made them feel much better despite being sick? Let's say this elixir were found to decrease the pain and nausea of cancer patients, improve ...

Oct 28, 2011
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Major palliative care funding review published

A team from the Cicely Saunders Institute at King’s College London, partnered with South West Public Health Observatory and Whole Systems Partnership, has made a major contribution to the Palliative Care Funding Review ...

Jul 04, 2011
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FATE results prove to be useful in end-of-life care

Though there have been significant improvements in the treatment of head and neck cancer, there is still a lack of data on the experience of end of life care for head and neck cancer patients, according to a new study published ...

May 02, 2011
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Physician approaches to palliative sedation

Physicians take two types of approaches to palliative sedation, either mild sedation or deep sedation from the start, and it is important to understand the reasons behind each approach, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical A ...

Feb 13, 2012
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