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Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problem associated with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, physical, psychosocial and spiritual.
Day-tripping to the dispensary: Seniors in pain hop aboard the canna-bus

Day-tripping to the dispensary: Seniors in pain hop aboard the canna-bus

Health care organizations can play key role in supporting unemployed patients find a job

Health care organizations can play key role in supporting unemployed patients find a job

Research finds why foods high in unsaturated fats protect against cardiovascular disease

Research finds why foods high in unsaturated fats protect against cardiovascular disease

UQ drug expert supports current medicinal cannabis policies in Australia

UQ drug expert supports current medicinal cannabis policies in Australia

Study shows that clinical diagnosis is not best predictor of avoidable hospitalization

Study shows that clinical diagnosis is not best predictor of avoidable hospitalization

Study shows new options to lower heart disease risk in people with diabetes

Study shows new options to lower heart disease risk in people with diabetes

Conditions of first sexual encounter can be indicators of future HIV risk and gender-based violence

Conditions of first sexual encounter can be indicators of future HIV risk and gender-based violence

‘No one is ever really ready’: Aid-in-dying patient chooses his last day

‘No one is ever really ready’: Aid-in-dying patient chooses his last day

Palliative care associated with reduced risk of suicide in veterans with lung cancer

Palliative care associated with reduced risk of suicide in veterans with lung cancer

New medical program keeps elderly aged care residents out of hospital

New medical program keeps elderly aged care residents out of hospital

Palliative care offers extra layer of support while dealing with cancer

Palliative care offers extra layer of support while dealing with cancer

Missed visits, uncontrolled pain and fraud: report says hospice lacks oversight

Missed visits, uncontrolled pain and fraud: report says hospice lacks oversight

Study: Reducing systolic blood pressure lowers MCI, dementia risk

Study: Reducing systolic blood pressure lowers MCI, dementia risk

Research: Dying at home could be beneficial for terminally ill cancer patients and their relatives

Research: Dying at home could be beneficial for terminally ill cancer patients and their relatives

Rutgers Cancer Institute nurses research various topics to enhance patient experience

Rutgers Cancer Institute nurses research various topics to enhance patient experience

New project aims to increase awareness among hospital clinicians of non-beneficial treatment at end-of-life

New project aims to increase awareness among hospital clinicians of non-beneficial treatment at end-of-life

Study: Palliative care can improve seriously ill patient’s experience of care

Study: Palliative care can improve seriously ill patient’s experience of care

Palliative care associated with shorter hospital stays and lower costs, study shows

Palliative care associated with shorter hospital stays and lower costs, study shows

Gene therapy is the best stratagem to impact the course of GM2 gangliosidosis

Gene therapy is the best stratagem to impact the course of GM2 gangliosidosis

Five best practices to help reduce unplanned acute care for cancer patients

Five best practices to help reduce unplanned acute care for cancer patients