The assessment of telemedicine to support outpatient palliative care in advanced cancer.

@article{HennemannKrause2015TheAO,
  title={The assessment of telemedicine to support outpatient palliative care in advanced cancer.},
  author={Lilian Hennemann-Krause and Agnaldo Jos{\'e} Lopes and Janete Alves Ara{\'u}jo and Elisabeth Martins Petersen and Rodolfo Acatauassu Nunes},
  journal={Palliative & supportive care},
  year={2015},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={1025-30}
}
OBJECTIVE We aimed to examine telemedicine as a form of home and additional support for traditional outpatient care as a way to remotely monitor and manage the symptoms of patients with advanced cancer. METHOD In total, 12 patients were monitored through monthly consultations with a multidisciplinary healthcare team and weekly web conferences. To evaluate and treat pain and other symptoms, the Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (ESAS) was applied during all remote or in-person interviews… CONTINUE READING
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