TITLE

Update in Hospice and Palliative Care 2003

AUTHOR(S)
Fischberg, Daniel; Morrison, R. Sean
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Journal of Palliative Medicine;Aug2004, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p574
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reviews several journal articles which investigated various aspects of hospice and palliative care. "Sedative Use in the Last Week of Life and the Implications for End-of-Life Decision-Making," by N. Sykes and A. Thorns; "Hospice Enrollment and Pain Assessment and Management in Nursing Homes," by S. C. Miller, V. Mor and J. Teno; "Meta-Analysis of the Effect of Psychoeducational Interventions on Pain in Adults With Cancer," by E.C. Devine.
ACCESSION #
14327433

 

Related Articles

  • Discussing Choices at End of Life. AHMED, SYED // Connecticut Medicine;Nov/Dec2017, Vol. 81 Issue 10, p597 

    The article discusses the need by patients and their families to prepare for the end of life or death of the patients. Also discussed are the need to know the various available treatment options like hospice and palliative care, the percentage of Americans who prefer to die at home, as well as...

  • A Model for Successful Nursing Home–Hospice Partnerships. Miller, Susan C. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;May2010, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p525 

    Background: While benefits of hospice care in nursing homes have been documented, interorganizational challenges such as staff conflicts regarding planned care or their respective roles have also been documented. Through case studies, this research aimed to characterize the partnerships of...

  • Lessons learned in the development of process quality indicators for cancer care in Japan. Higashi, Takahiro // BioPsychoSocial Medicine;2010, Vol. 4, p14 

    In Japan, attention has increasingly focused on ensuring the quality of care, particularly in the area of cancer care. The 2006 Basic Cancer Control Act reinforced efforts to ensure the quality of cancer care in a number of sectors, including the role of government in ensuring quality. We...

  • A research study to identify facilitators and barriers to outcome measure implementation. Dunckley, Maria; Aspinal, Fiona; Addington-Hall, Julia M.; Hughes, Rhidian; Higginson, Irene J. // International Journal of Palliative Nursing;May2005, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p218 

    Aim To identify facilitators and barriers to implementing outcome measures. Methods An action-research approach within a hospice and nursing home was used. Staff took part in semistructured interviews pre- and post-implementation of the Palliative Care Outcome Scale (POS), completed diaries and...

  • Prognostic Models Associated with 6-Month Survival of Patients Admitted to Nursing Homes. Esteban-Burgos, Ana A.; El Mansouri-Yachou, Jamal; Muñoz-Ramirez, Rafael; Garcia-Caro, Maria P.; Montoya-Juarez, Rafael; Esteban-Burgos, Ana A; El Mansouri-Yachou, Jamal; Garcia-Caro, Maria P; Hueso-Montoro, Cesar // Gerontology;Dec2018, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p40 

    Background: Health status and the needs presented by people admitted to nursing homes make it necessary to contemplate aspects such as prognosis to offer quality palliative care.Objective: To compare the prognostic utility in nursing homes of two prognostic models of...

  • Hospice and Palliative Care in Nursing Homes: Challenges and Opportunities for Enhanced Access. MILLER, SUSAN C. // Rhode Island Medical Journal;Apr2015, Vol. 98 Issue 4, p26 

    The use of hospice care in nursing homes (NHs) has grown exponentially, but an increasing concern is the lack of access to resident and family-centered palliative care when residents do not elect hospice, and in time periods prior to election. This concern is amplified by the high magnitude of...

  • How is place of death from cancer changing and what affects it? Analysis of cancer registration and service data. Davies, E.; Linklater, K. M.; Jack, R. H.; Clark, L.; Møller, H.; Møller, H // British Journal of Cancer;9/4/2006, Vol. 95 Issue 5, p593 

    We aimed to compare trends in place of cancer death with the growth of palliative care and nursing home services, and investigate demographic, disease-related and area influences on individual place of death, using registration data for 216404 patients with breast, lung, colorectal and prostate...

  • Improving End-of-Life Care Education in Home Care. Ferrell, Betty R.; Virani, Rose; Grant, Marcia // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Spring1998, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p11 

    Presents an overview of the Home care Outreach for Palliative care Education (HOPE) training program and a case study to illustrate the complex end-of-life care needs in nonhospice home care settings. Aims of the program; Training modules; Course implementation and evaluation.

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine: Ten Years Has Made a Difference. Schonwetter, Ronald // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Apr2006, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p236 

    Deals with developments in the hospice and palliative medicine. Recognition of hospice and palliative care internationally; Overview of the progress of hospice and palliative care in the U.S.; Areas of hospice and palliative care that have made significant progress.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics