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101. Palliative cancer care - pain

Palliative cancer care - pain Palliative cancer care - pain - NICE CKS Share Palliative cancer care - pain: Summary Cancer-related pain may be persistent or breakthrough (episodic), and influenced by physical, psychological, social and spiritual factors. Breakthrough pain may be: Unpredictable (spontaneous). Predictable (incident) and related to movement or activity. The type of pain experienced depends on the underlying cause, and may be somatic, visceral or neuropathic pain. It can be caused (...) by direct effects of a tumour, cancer treatment, related to procedures such as dressing changes, or unrelated to the underlying cancer. When assessing pain for a person in palliative care: A validated structured pain assessment tool may be helpful. The impact on quality of life should be discussed. If appropriate, an examination should be performed — looking particularly for specific points of tenderness and signs of neurological deficit which may suggest spinal cord compression. Investigations may

2016 NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries

102. What are best practice service models in rural areas for the delivery of end of life and palliative care?

, Duggleby W. Using a quality framework to assess rural palliative care . J Palliat Care. 2010 Autumn;26 (3):141-50. 4. Pesut B, Pesut B. Feasibility of a rural palliative supportive service. Rural & Remote Health 2015: 15(2):3116 -Jun. 5. Kuziemsky C, Jewers H, Appleby B, Foshay N, Maccaull W, Miller K, Macdonald M. Information technology and hospice palliative care: social, cultural, ethical and technical implications in a rural setting. Informatics for Health and Social Care 2012 Jan; 37(1):37-50 6 (...) What are best practice service models in rural areas for the delivery of end of life and palliative care? Objectives To provide specific, innovative examples of best practice service models for end of life and palliative care services (cancer and non-cancer) in rural areas applicable to the UK. In addition, to: ? Explore potential of new technology (tele-rehabilitation, tele -health, tele-medicine) in enhancing access to and the sustainability of rural services. ? Identify the barriers

2016 Palliative Care Evidence Review Service (PaCERS)

103. Optimising palliative and end-of-life care within care home settings Full Text available with Trip Pro

Optimising palliative and end-of-life care within care home settings Optimising palliative and end-of-life care within care home settings | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password (...) * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Optimising palliative and end-of-life care within care home settings Article Text EBN opinion Optimising palliative and end-of-life care within care home settings Gary Mitchell 1 , Alison Twycross 2 Statistics from Altmetric.com Background The World

2016 Evidence-Based Nursing

104. Cohort study: Community palliative care use by dementia sufferers may reduce emergency department use at end of life

Cohort study: Community palliative care use by dementia sufferers may reduce emergency department use at end of life Community palliative care use by dementia sufferers may reduce emergency department use at end of life | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password (...) For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Community palliative care use by dementia sufferers may reduce emergency department use at end of life Article Text Care of the older person Cohort study Community palliative care

2016 Evidence-Based Nursing

105. Routine Bowel Care for Patients in Long-Term or Palliative Care: Guidelines

Routine Bowel Care for Patients in Long-Term or Palliative Care: Guidelines Routine Bowel Care for Patients in Long-Term or Palliative Care: Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Routine Bowel Care for Patients in Long-Term or Palliative Care: Guidelines Routine Bowel Care for Patients in Long-Term or Palliative Care: Guidelines Published on: December 7, 2015 Project Number: RB0940-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result type (...) : Report Question What are the guidelines for routine bowel care of long-term care seniors and palliative care residents? Key Message Two evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding routine bowel care of long-term care seniors and palliative care residents. Tags constipation, defecation, diarrhea, duodenal obstruction, fecal impaction, fecal incontinence, geriatrics, long-term care, nursing homes, palliative care, palliative Files Rapid Response Summary of Abstracts Published : December 7, 2015

2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

107. Palliative Care. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Palliative Care. 26605939 2015 11 27 2018 12 02 1533-4406 373 22 2015 11 26 The New England journal of medicine N. Engl. J. Med. Palliative Care. 2188 10.1056/NEJMc1511946 Hashemian S Mohammadreza SM Beheshti Shahid S Miller James J eng Letter Comment United States N Engl J Med 0255562 0028-4793 AIM IM N Engl J Med. 2015 Aug 20;373(8):747-55 26287850 Critical Illness therapy Humans Palliative Care 2015 11 26 6 0 2015 11 26 6 0 2015 12 15 6 0 ppublish 26605939 10.1056/NEJMc1511946 10.1056

2015 NEJM

108. Palliative Care. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Palliative Care. 26605940 2015 11 27 2018 12 02 1533-4406 373 22 2015 11 26 The New England journal of medicine N. Engl. J. Med. Palliative Care. 2188-9 10.1056/NEJMc1511946 McGovern Terrance T Catapano Anthony A Shroff Ninad N eng Letter Comment United States N Engl J Med 0255562 0028-4793 AIM IM N Engl J Med. 2015 Aug 20;373(8):747-55 26287850 Critical Illness therapy Humans Palliative Care 2015 11 26 6 0 2015 11 26 6 0 2015 12 15 6 0 ppublish 26605940 10.1056/NEJMc1511946 10.1056

2015 NEJM

109. Antimicrobials at the End of Life: An Opportunity to Improve Palliative Care and Infection Management Full Text available with Trip Pro

Antimicrobials at the End of Life: An Opportunity to Improve Palliative Care and Infection Management 26426830 2015 12 24 2018 11 13 1538-3598 314 19 2015 Nov 17 JAMA JAMA Antimicrobials at the End of Life: An Opportunity to Improve Palliative Care and Infection Management. 2017-8 10.1001/jama.2015.13080 Juthani-Mehta Manisha M Yale School of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut. Malani Preeti N PN University of Michigan Health System (...) -94 20472860 Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2012 Dec;29(8):599-603 22218916 J Pain Symptom Manage. 2013 Oct;46(4):483-90 23317761 J Palliat Med. 2013 Dec;16(12):1568-74 24151960 Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Sep;58(9):5473-7 25001299 JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Oct;174(10):1660-7 25133863

2015 JAMA

110. Levomepromazine for nausea and vomiting in palliative care. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Levomepromazine for nausea and vomiting in palliative care. This is an updated version of the original Cochrane Review published in Issue 4, 2013, on Levomepromazine for nausea and vomiting in palliative care.Nausea and vomiting are common, distressing symptoms for patients receiving palliative care. There are several drugs which can be used to treat these symptoms, known as antiemetics. Levomepromazine is an antipsychotic drug is commonly used as an antiemetic to alleviate nausea and vomiting (...) in palliative care settings.To evaluate the efficacy of, and adverse events associated with, levomepromazine for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in palliative care patients.For this update we searched electronic databases, including those of Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), MEDLINE and EMBASE, up to February 2015. We searched clinical trial registers on 7 October 2015 for ongoing trials.Randomised controlled trials of levomepromazine for the treatment of nausea or vomiting

2015 Cochrane

111. Haloperidol for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in palliative care patients. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Haloperidol for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in palliative care patients. Nausea and vomiting are common symptoms in patients with terminal, incurable illnesses. Both nausea and vomiting can be distressing. Haloperidol is commonly prescribed to relieve these symptoms. This is an updated version of the original Cochrane review published in Issue 2, 2009, of Haloperidol for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in palliative care patients.To evaluate the efficacy and adverse events (...) associated with the use of haloperidol for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in palliative care patients.For this updated review, we performed updated searches of CENTRAL, EMBASE and MEDLINE in November 2013 and in November 2014. We searched controlled trials registers in March 2015 to identify any ongoing or unpublished trials. We imposed no language restrictions. For the original review, we performed database searching in August 2007, including CENTRAL, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL and AMED, using

2015 Cochrane

112. Palliative Care for the Seriously Ill. Full Text available with Trip Pro

IM N Engl J Med. 2015 Nov 26;373(22):2188-9 26605940 N Engl J Med. 2015 Nov 26;373(22):2188 26605939 Critical Illness psychology therapy Hospice Care Humans Long-Term Care Palliative Care standards Practice Guidelines as Topic Spirituality United States 2015 8 20 6 0 2015 8 20 6 0 2015 8 26 6 0 ppublish 26287850 10.1056/NEJMra1404684 PMC4671283 NIHMS736777 JAMA. 2004 Jan 7;291(1):88-93 14709580 Natl Vital Stat Rep. 2012 Oct 10;61(6):1-51 24984457 Palliat Med. 2005 Apr;19(3):228-33 15920937 J Pain (...) Palliative Care for the Seriously Ill. 26287850 2015 08 25 2018 11 13 1533-4406 373 8 2015 Aug 20 The New England journal of medicine N. Engl. J. Med. Palliative Care for the Seriously Ill. 747-55 10.1056/NEJMra1404684 Kelley Amy S AS Morrison R Sean RS eng K23 AG040774 AG NIA NIH HHS United States K24 AG022345 AG NIA NIH HHS United States P30 AG028741 AG NIA NIH HHS United States R24 AG044300 AG NIA NIH HHS United States Journal Article Review United States N Engl J Med 0255562 0028-4793 AIM

2015 NEJM

113. Training and supportive programs for palliative care volunteers in community settings. (Abstract)

Training and supportive programs for palliative care volunteers in community settings. Palliative care is specialised health care to support people living with a terminal illness and their families. The involvement of volunteers can extend the range of activities offered by palliative care services, particularly for those living in the community. Activities undertaken by palliative care volunteers vary considerably but can be practical, social or emotional in nature. The types of training (...) and support provided to these volunteers are likely to affect the volunteers' effectiveness in their role and influence the quality of care provided to palliative care clients and their families. Training and support can also have considerable resource implications for palliative care organisations, which makes it important to know how to provide this training and support as effectively as possible.To assess the effects of training and support strategies for palliative care volunteers on palliative care

2015 Cochrane

114. [Information brief concerning palliative care day centres]

[Information brief concerning palliative care day centres] Avis sur les centres de jour en soins palliatifs [Information brief concerning palliative care day centres] Avis sur les centres de jour en soins palliatifs [Information brief concerning palliative care day centres] Auclair Y, Hernandez Hurtado E, Fournier M Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made (...) for the HTA database. Citation Auclair Y, Hernandez Hurtado E, Fournier M. Avis sur les centres de jour en soins palliatifs. [Information brief concerning palliative care day centres] Quebec: Institut national d'excellence en sante et en services sociaux (INESSS). ETMIS 2015; 11(2). 2015 Authors' conclusions Although some evidence suggests that attending a PCDC may be beneficial for patients, the data do not enable determination of: (1) the contribution of PCDCs to management of symptoms or to improvement

2015 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

115. Palliative care for patients with advanced fibrotic lung disease: a randomised controlled phase II and feasibility trial of a community case conference intervention Full Text available with Trip Pro

Palliative care for patients with advanced fibrotic lung disease: a randomised controlled phase II and feasibility trial of a community case conference intervention Those affected by advanced fibrotic interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) have considerable unmet symptom and psychological needs. Case conferencing has been proposed to address these issues, but requires evaluation.To obtain preliminary information on the impact of a case conference intervention delivered in the home (Hospital2Home (...) ) on palliative care concerns of patients and their carers, and to evaluate feasibility and acceptability.Hospital2Home was trialled at a specialist centre using a Phase II fast-track randomised controlled trial with qualitative interviews. The primary outcome for effect was mean change from baseline of Palliative Care Outcome Scale (POS) (a measure of symptoms and concerns) at 4 weeks. Secondary outcomes included symptom control, quality of life, consent and recruitment rates and percentage of patients

2015 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

116. Laxatives for the management of constipation in people receiving palliative care. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Laxatives for the management of constipation in people receiving palliative care. This article describes the second update of a Cochrane review on the effectiveness of laxatives for the management of constipation in people receiving palliative care. Previous versions were published in 2006 and 2010 where we also evaluated trials of methylnaltrexone; these trials have been removed as they are included in another review in press. In these earlier versions, we drew no conclusions on individual (...) effectiveness of different laxatives because of the limited number of evaluations. This is despite constipation being common in palliative care, generating considerable suffering due to the unpleasant physical symptoms and the availability of a wide range of laxatives with known differences in effect in other populations.To determine the effectiveness and differential efficacy of laxatives used to manage constipation in people receiving palliative care.We searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled

2015 Cochrane

117. Dignity-conserving care in palliative care settings: An integrative review (Abstract)

Dignity-conserving care in palliative care settings: An integrative review To report an integrative review of evidence relating to dignity-conserving care in palliative care settings. It will also suggest avenues for future research.Research suggests that dignity is welcomed by those receiving palliative and end of life care. However, as dignity is a subjective term, it is not always explicit how this may be employed by nurses. Given that the preferred place of care for patients with palliative (...) care needs is the home, the issue of dignity may be particularly important for community nurses. Therefore, synthesising evidence of dignity-conserving care for community nurses caring for people with palliative care needs provides clarity in a complex area of palliative care research.Integrative literature review.The review involved key bibliographic and review databases CINAHL, MEDLINE, EMBASE, ASSIA and PsycInfo. Medical Subject Headings and free terms were undertaken for articles published from

2015 EvidenceUpdates

118. Quantitative study?other: An online learning module improves specialist palliative care nurses? pain assessments and patient-reported pain

Quantitative study?other: An online learning module improves specialist palliative care nurses? pain assessments and patient-reported pain An online learning module improves specialist palliative care nurses’ pain assessments and patient-reported pain | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log (...) in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here An online learning module improves specialist palliative care nurses’ pain assessments and patient-reported pain Article Text Nursing issues

2015 Evidence-Based Nursing

119. Systematic review: Non-cancer palliative care in the community needs greater interprofessional collaboration to maintain coordinated care and manage uncertainty

Systematic review: Non-cancer palliative care in the community needs greater interprofessional collaboration to maintain coordinated care and manage uncertainty Non-cancer palliative care in the community needs greater interprofessional collaboration to maintain coordinated care and manage uncertainty | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more (...) about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Non-cancer palliative care in the community needs greater interprofessional collaboration

2015 Evidence-Based Nursing

120. Management of Constipation in Adult Patients Receiving Palliative Care

Management of Constipation in Adult Patients Receiving Palliative Care Management of Constipation in Adult Patients Receiving Palliative Care National Clinical Guideline No. 10 November 2015Guideline Development Group The Management of Constipation in Adult Patients Receiving Palliative Care Guideline was developed by a subgroup of the Health Service Executive (HSE)/Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) National Clinical Programme for Palliative Care, known as the Guideline Development (...) Group (GDG). The Guideline Development Group was supported by senior multidisciplinary service leads assembled by the National Clinical Programme for Palliative Care who evaluated the quality of the development process and documentation at key time points. This group was called the Guideline Steering Group. The All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC) awarded an educational bursary to three members of the Guideline Development Group. The AIIHPC had no editorial influence

2015 National Clinical Guidelines (Ireland)