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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.
Terminally ill patients across the West Midlands still living in fear of early death from Covid-19

Terminally ill patients across the West Midlands still living in fear of early death from Covid-19

Morphine does not reduce worst breathlessness, study finds

Morphine does not reduce worst breathlessness, study finds

Study focuses on improving support for older adults who experience homelessness

Study focuses on improving support for older adults who experience homelessness

Study reveals the extent of aggression towards caregivers in Parkinson's disease

Study reveals the extent of aggression towards caregivers in Parkinson's disease

New screening tool can identify patients who may benefit from palliative care consultations

New screening tool can identify patients who may benefit from palliative care consultations

Global burden of liver cancer could rise by more than 55% by 2040, analysis reveals

Global burden of liver cancer could rise by more than 55% by 2040, analysis reveals

Collaborative, home-based palliative care may improve end-of-life outcomes for people with chronic heart failure

Collaborative, home-based palliative care may improve end-of-life outcomes for people with chronic heart failure

World Alzheimer’s Day 2022: Improving Post-Diagnosis Care with COGNISANCE

World Alzheimer’s Day 2022: Improving Post-Diagnosis Care with COGNISANCE

New SIO-ASCO practice guideline addresses the use of integrative therapies for cancer pain management

New SIO-ASCO practice guideline addresses the use of integrative therapies for cancer pain management

Study reveals a higher risk of cancer mortality in incarcerated adults

Study reveals a higher risk of cancer mortality in incarcerated adults

Study examines patient preferences and determines cost savings for breathlessness services

Study examines patient preferences and determines cost savings for breathlessness services

Cancer-related fatigue contributes to balance problems following exposure to chemotherapy for breast cancer

Cancer-related fatigue contributes to balance problems following exposure to chemotherapy for breast cancer

Simulation sessions improve the confidence, preparedness of medical students in providing care for dying patients

Simulation sessions improve the confidence, preparedness of medical students in providing care for dying patients

What does the future look like for TB care?

What does the future look like for TB care?

Persistent loss of smell due to COVID-19 may better predict long-term cognitive, functional impairment

Persistent loss of smell due to COVID-19 may better predict long-term cognitive, functional impairment

Can spirituality lead to better health?

Can spirituality lead to better health?

Hearing issues often occur among adult cancer survivors, study reports

Hearing issues often occur among adult cancer survivors, study reports

New evidence-based training program to improve serious illness conversations for cancer patients

New evidence-based training program to improve serious illness conversations for cancer patients

How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted prescribing pancreatic enzyme replacement to people with unresectable pancreatic cancer?

How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted prescribing pancreatic enzyme replacement to people with unresectable pancreatic cancer?

Two experts lead a 5M euro project to optimize the transition of palliative care

Two experts lead a 5M euro project to optimize the transition of palliative care