Palliative Care

Known as: therapy palliative, Comfort Care, Palliative treatment 
The patient- and family-centered active holistic care of patients with advanced, progressive disease. Essential components of palliative care are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
anyone injured by research; and provisions must be made to engage communities throughout the course of research. Routine… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
PURPOSE An American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) provisional clinical opinion (PCO) offers timely clinical direction to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT There are few randomized controlled trials on the effectiveness of palliative care interventions to improve the care of… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
A Consensus Conference sponsored by the Archstone Foundation of Long Beach, California, was held February 17-18, 2009, in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVES To determine whether an in-home palliative care intervention for terminally ill patients can improve patient… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
When people with life threatening illnesses and their carers ask about prognosis (“How long have I got?”), they are often doing… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
From the Pediatric Palliative Care Program, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (B.P.H., A.M.B.); the Department of… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
Tens of millions of people worldwide are affected by life threatening illnesses such as HIV/AIDS and cancer, which cause them and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE To investigate the benefit of chemotherapy in patients with symptomatic hormone-resistant prostate cancer using relevant… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We describe a simple method for the assessment of symptoms twice a day in patients admitted to a palliative care unit. Eight… (More)
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