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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.
Using expressive writing techniques to help Covid-19 healthcare workers overcome trauma

Using expressive writing techniques to help Covid-19 healthcare workers overcome trauma

Study illuminates India's culture of dealing with cancer

Study illuminates India's culture of dealing with cancer

Researchers develop new tools to assess care provided for patients with brain metastasis

Researchers develop new tools to assess care provided for patients with brain metastasis

New tools to enhance care for brain metastases

New tools to enhance care for brain metastases

NIH awards $13.8 million to conduct studies on pre-dementia and Alzheimer's disease

NIH awards $13.8 million to conduct studies on pre-dementia and Alzheimer's disease

Study: Hospital-based specialist palliative care may improve patient satisfaction, depression

Study: Hospital-based specialist palliative care may improve patient satisfaction, depression

New research collaboration focuses on advancing and strengthening primary care

New research collaboration focuses on advancing and strengthening primary care

COVID-19-related interruptions in rehabilitation care causes emotional distress in breast cancer survivors

COVID-19-related interruptions in rehabilitation care causes emotional distress in breast cancer survivors

COVID-19 pandemic affects delivery of cancer care and oncologists' wellbeing

COVID-19 pandemic affects delivery of cancer care and oncologists' wellbeing

Study shows benefits of new palliative care model for patients with neurological conditions

Study shows benefits of new palliative care model for patients with neurological conditions

UBC discovery may offer new treatment possibility for women with rare form of ovarian cancer

UBC discovery may offer new treatment possibility for women with rare form of ovarian cancer

Telemedicine may well outlast COVID-19 pandemic, but serious barriers still need to be addressed

Telemedicine may well outlast COVID-19 pandemic, but serious barriers still need to be addressed

Researchers receive funding to develop a model for delivering palliative care in nursing homes

Researchers receive funding to develop a model for delivering palliative care in nursing homes

Governments urged to ensure access to controlled medicines during COVID-19 pandemic

Governments urged to ensure access to controlled medicines during COVID-19 pandemic

Bereaved families are ‘the secondary victims of COVID-19’

Bereaved families are ‘the secondary victims of COVID-19’

Hospital mobility programs can improve outcomes in older patients

Hospital mobility programs can improve outcomes in older patients

UOttawa's Faculty of Medicine awards 58 clinical research chairs to top clinician-scientists

UOttawa's Faculty of Medicine awards 58 clinical research chairs to top clinician-scientists

Urgent care providers are driven to deliver outstanding, integrated clinical care

Urgent care providers are driven to deliver outstanding, integrated clinical care

A new perspective on lung cancer

A new perspective on lung cancer

Researchers design new model to predict life expectancy of patients with Creutzfeldt‐Jakob disease

Researchers design new model to predict life expectancy of patients with Creutzfeldt‐Jakob disease