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Cancer Pain and Palliative Care
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Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
COD patients had longer palliative coverage before death (median 65 days versus 24 days, p < 0.001), higher chance of receiving end-of-life care at hospice units (36.4 versus 21.2%, p = 0.003), lower ICU admission (0.66 ... versus 5.1%, p = 0.02), and higher percentage of receiving strong opioid in the last 30 days of life (51.0 versus 28.9 ...
Oncology (6)
Neoplasms (1), Breast Neoplasms (1), more mentions
Giornale italiano di cardiologia (2006)
Palliative care should be implemented in the treatment of all patients ... in order to improve the quality of care at the end of life.This review analyzes in detail the main clinical, ethical and ... communicational issues to move toward the introduction of basics of palliative care in cardiac intensive care units.
Journal of pain and symptom management
AbstractText: Malignant bowel obstruction (MBO) impairs the quality of life in patients with advanced cancer ... the 1,595 patients who underwent NGT insertion, those using corticosteroids with octreotide had a higher odds ratio (OR) of NGT ... in the majority of patients, and the concomitant use of corticosteroids was more likely to be associated with early NGT removal Keyword: Malignant bowel obstruction ...
Oncology (2)
Neoplasms (2), more mentions
International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
AbstractText: To investigate the relationship between patient and tumor characteristics and pain response in patients with metastatic bone disease ... A total of 965 patients with painful bone metastases undergoing palliative radiation therapy at a tertiary referral center between 1999 and ... a pain score scale of 0-10, without increase in analgesics, or an analgesic decrease of at least 25% without an increase in pain ...
Oncology (1), Muscular and Skeletal Diseases (1)
Neoplasms (3), Bone Neoplasms (1), Lung Neoplasms (1), more mentions
Anesthesia and analgesia
DescriptorName: Analgesics, Opioid... DescriptorName: Terminal Care... prescription drug abuse, and guidelines on safe practices in prescribing opioids in chronic pain have subsequently emerged from professional organizations and governmental agencies, limited guidance exists for prescribers of opioids to treat pain in patients with cancer or terminal illness ... Moreover, palliative care and hospice programs appear poorly prepared for assessing or managing patients with ...
Oncology (5)
Neoplasms (6), Chronic Pain (2), Opioid-Related Disorders (1), more mentions
Acta medica Croatica : casopis Hravatske akademije medicinskih znanosti
... disturbing for patients regardless of the stage and type of malignancy, and it is a symptom patients are most afraid of... and allows for flexibility in the selection and application of analgesics... helping the patient and his family in the organization of palliative care and providing support for its coordination and implementation.
Neuroscience (1), Oncology (1)
Neoplasms (4), Intestinal Obstruction (1), Bile Duct Obstruction (1), more mentions
Current treatment options in oncology
Spinal metastases are the most commonly encountered tumour of the spine, occurring in up to 40% of patients with cancer ... Each year, approximately 5% of cancer patients will develop spinal metastases... number is expected to increase as the life expectancy of cancer patients increases... Currently, conventional treatment strategies involve a combination of analgesics, bisphosphonates, radiotherapy and/or relatively extensive surgery.
Oncology (4), Pain Management (1)
Neoplasms (3), Intractable Pain (1), more mentions
Journal of pain and symptom management
... demographic and clinical characteristics including date of diagnosis of advanced cancer and of first visit to SCC, symptom assessment (Edmonton Symptom Assessment System; ESAS), type and dose of opioid medication, number of total outpatient visits, and date of last contact with palliative care team AbstractText: Among 482 evaluable patients, indigent, Medicaid, and ...
Oncology (4)
Neoplasms (4), more mentions
Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
AbstractText: Patient's gender and age may influence physicians in prescribing palliative radiotherapy. The purpose of this secondary analysis of the National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group Symptom Control Trial SC ... Older patients consumed less analgesic... Cancer patients with bone metastases should be offered palliative re-irradiation irrespective of gender or age AbstractText: NCT00080912; https ...
Oncology (4)
Neoplasms (4), Dyspnea (1), more mentions