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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.
Ocean Medical Center receives major grant to support children with multiple health issues

Ocean Medical Center receives major grant to support children with multiple health issues

Optometrists reduce opioid prescription without increasing pain

Optometrists reduce opioid prescription without increasing pain

Nursing experts to receive the Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing Award

Nursing experts to receive the Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing Award

New algorithm flags cancer patients in need of advance care planning conversations

New algorithm flags cancer patients in need of advance care planning conversations

Protein mutation that causes inflammatory bowel diseases becomes dysfunctional

Protein mutation that causes inflammatory bowel diseases becomes dysfunctional

Naloxone distribution increases rapidly after availability of kits at Ontario pharmacies

Naloxone distribution increases rapidly after availability of kits at Ontario pharmacies

ACT shows promise for treating fear of recurrence in cancer survivors

ACT shows promise for treating fear of recurrence in cancer survivors

As Medicare enrollment nears, popular price comparison tool is missing

As Medicare enrollment nears, popular price comparison tool is missing

Penn Medicine awarded $22 million to apply scientific solutions to reverse opioid crisis

Penn Medicine awarded $22 million to apply scientific solutions to reverse opioid crisis

Potentially preventable ICU admissions could reduce costs, improve care

Potentially preventable ICU admissions could reduce costs, improve care

Interprofessional education aims to foster learning, collaboration among healthcare students

Interprofessional education aims to foster learning, collaboration among healthcare students

UIC receives $2.8 million NIH funding to tackle opioid use among people with kidney disease

UIC receives $2.8 million NIH funding to tackle opioid use among people with kidney disease

ICU nurses' moral distress levels differ based on perceived use of palliative care

ICU nurses' moral distress levels differ based on perceived use of palliative care

Prediction system found to be effective at increasing palliative care consultations

Prediction system found to be effective at increasing palliative care consultations

Study evaluates new techniques to improve doctor-patient communication at end of life

Study evaluates new techniques to improve doctor-patient communication at end of life

Early palliative care linked to better survival in patients with advanced lung cancer

Early palliative care linked to better survival in patients with advanced lung cancer

Addressing serious illness in older patients with a 'surprise' question to clinicians

Addressing serious illness in older patients with a 'surprise' question to clinicians

UK’s leading anti-euthanasia campaign group responds to 'misleading and irresponsible' film

UK’s leading anti-euthanasia campaign group responds to 'misleading and irresponsible' film

Brown and Hebrew SeniorLife receive federal grant to enable expansion of Alzheimer's research

Brown and Hebrew SeniorLife receive federal grant to enable expansion of Alzheimer's research

New couples-based intervention shows potential to reduce caregiver distress

New couples-based intervention shows potential to reduce caregiver distress