Palliative Care Training for Neurologists Boosts QOL in PD Palliative Care Training for Neurologists Boosts QOL in PD
Training community neurologists in palliative care and providing related specialist services via telemedicine to patients with Parkinson ' s disease improves patients ' quality of life.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - November 21, 2023 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter Is In Home Hospice: A Neurologist Explains What That Means
The Carter family announcement could lead to a drastic change and increased understanding regarding dementia, palliative care and hospice care. (Source: Healthcare News)
Source: Healthcare News - November 19, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mill Etienne, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation standard Source Type: news

Hospitals serving large Black, Latino populations have fewer resources for cancer care
Key takeawaysUCLA researchers looked at nearly 4,400 hospitals across the U.S., including 864 with high numbers of Black and Hispanic patients.Hospitals serving Black, Hispanic and other racial and ethnic minority patients were significantly less likely than other hospitals to have access to core cancer services like PET/CT scanners, robotic surgery and palliative care.The researchers say further work is need to understand how geographic, linguistic, cultural, cost and discrimination factors affect these cancer care disparities.  Among the nation ’s hospitals, those that serve high numbers of Black and Hispanic patients...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 16, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Cervical Cancer Elimination Day of Action: For the first time in history, a cancer can be ...
On November 17, 2023, the world will mark three years of the global collaboration with survivors, leaders, and advocates towards the elimination of cervical cancer. This provides an opportunity to celebrate the global commitment and review progress on the pathway to elimination, aiming for a threshold of fewer than 4 women per 100 000 women-years. This has catalyzed a social movement and sparked an annual tradition, bringing communities across the world together for a “Day of Action for Cervical Cancer Elimination”. Cervical cancer is a worldwide health concern. Cervical cancer claims the lives of 300,000 women worldw...
Source: WHO EMRO News - November 15, 2023 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) Launches Expanded Palliative Care Provider Directory
National directory serves as the resource for patients, families, and caregivers to locate palliative care services in their area. NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) has launched an expanded national Palliative Care Provider... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 14, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PDT Source Type: news

Jolly Good develops palliative care VR training module and more briefs
Also, the mental health app Here Hear in Taiwan is set to introduce an AI chatbot. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 10, 2023 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Caregiving is Caring for Yourself and Others
National Family Caregivers Month Celebrated every November, National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM) is a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country. It offers an opportunity to raise awareness of caregiving issues, educate communities, and increase support for caregivers. Who is a caregiver? Have you provided care for a child or an elderly parent, or offered respite for a friend or neighbor?  You are not alone. In the United States, approximately 43.5 million caregivers have provided unpaid care, or informal caregiving, to an adult or child in the last 12 months. A caregiver is anyone who ...
Source: The Cornflower - November 8, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Darlene Kaskie Tags: Blog Source Type: news

Palliative Care Market Set to Reach $15.33 Billion by 2023, Driven by Rising Chronic Diseases and Aging Population
DUBLIN, Nov. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Palliative Care Market (by Type, Age Group, Application, End-User, & Region): Insights and Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2022-2027)" report has been added to's offering. The global palliative care market... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 4, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: MRR Source Type: news

What really happens when we die? Palliative care doctor tells all
Dr Kathryn Mannix spent more than 30 years practising in palliative care, and now she wants to help people tackle their fear of dying. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What really happens when we die? Palliative care doctor on a 'mission to take away the fear' reveals the stages the body goes through
Cheshire-born doctor Dr Kathryn Mannix, 64, appeared on BBC Woman's Hour alongside host Emma Barnett , to discuss her new short animation 'Dying for Beginners'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Would you be surprised? Prospective multicenter study of the surprise question as a screening tool to predict mortality in trauma patients - Hoffman MR, Slivinski A, Shen Y, Watts DD, Wyse RJ, Garland JM, Fakhry SM.
BACKGROUND: The Surprise Question (SQ) ("Would I be surprised if the patient died within the next year?") is a validated tool used to identify patients with limited life expectancy. As it may have potential to expedite palliative care interventions per ACS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Study Looks at Palliative Care Use in Adolescents, Young Adults With Cancer
FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2023 -- For adolescents and young adults (AYA) with cancer, the likelihood of receiving specialty palliative care (SPC) is increased for those reporting moderate or severe symptoms, according to a study published online Oct. 20 in... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - October 20, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Delivering spiritual care for children with life-threatening conditions
Hannah Scott from the Cicely Saunders Institute discusses work with the Children’s Palliative care Outcome Scale study (C-POS) that focuses on developing and implementing a new outcome measure for paediatric palliative care. ‘I think sometimes when we say spiritual needs we look more at the religious side, but that does not always reflect spiritual needs’... Read moreThe post Delivering spiritual care for children with life-threatening conditions appeared first on Nursing in Practice. (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - October 18, 2023 Category: Nursing Authors: Carolyn Scott Tags: Paediatrics Source Type: news

One in Five Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients Receive Palliative Care
MONDAY, Oct. 2, 2023 -- There was a significant increase in palliative care use among metastatic breast cancer patients from 2004 to 2020, but use remains suboptimal, according to a study presented at the 16th AACR Conference on the Science of... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - October 2, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

October 2023
To Heal a Wound : Helping the Skin Fix Itself Treating Hearing Loss to Help Brain Health Stamping Out Superbugs : A Clear and Present Danger Dr. Vance Fowler on Antibiotic Resistance What is Palliative Care? NIH Interactive Quizzes (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - September 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news