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Opioid Rx Dosage Higher for Adults With Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida

Jul 23, 2022

FRIDAY, July 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Adults with cerebral palsy and spina bifida (CP/SB) obtain significantly higher prescription dosages of opioids than adults without CP/SB, according to a stud...

FDA to Take a Hard Look at Its Food, Tobacco Programs

Jul 22, 2022

THURSDAY, July 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will begin a comprehensive review of its food and tobacco programs amid a high-profile infant formula shortage and rec...

Palliative Care Research Network's Shared Data and Research

Jul 21, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to describe the design and lessons learned for the Pediatric Palliative Care Research Network's Shared Data and Research (SHARE) project, a multicenter prospective coho...

Disparities in End-of-Life Care for Black Americans

Jul 21, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to present a review of the current research on racial differences in palliative and end-of-life care quality and to highlight gaps in the investigation of the underlyin...

Adapting Pain Interference Measurement in Cancer Patients

Jul 21, 2022

Precision PROs, a method for customizing pain PROs that can be deployed and examined using standard statistical procedures, were tested by the researchers for a study. People suffering from cancer ...

Care Of the Dying Evaluation in International Research of Bereaved Relatives

Jul 21, 2022

To evaluate the construct validity and internal consistency of the 'Care Of the Dying Evaluation' (CODETM) in a global setting. CODETM post-bereavement survey (August 2017 to September 2018). Respo...

Burnout Prevalence and Prediction Among Physicians

Jul 21, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to investigate burnout knowledge, attitudes, and frequency among Hospice and Palliative Medicine (HPM) Fellowship graduates educated at a comprehensive cancer hospital....

Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care Services & Needs in the Pacific Northwest

Jul 21, 2022

As part of the establishment of a new regional coalition, researchers sought to define the services, training, and education needs of pediatric hospice and palliative care programs throughout the Nort...

COVID-19: Impact on Pediatric Palliative Care

Jul 21, 2022

Due to pre-existing high clinical support demands and social engagement constraints, children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening diseases and their families are potentially vulner...

Hospice Care Experiences of Huntington's Disease Decedents

Jul 21, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to deliver the first nationwide assessment of hospice care quality for Huntington's Disease (HD) patients and their families. They examined caregiver-reported hospic...

Global Palliative Care Advances Over Two Decades

Jul 21, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to explain progress accomplished in three important areas throughout those 20 years: palliative care integration into public health systems, access to controlled pharma...

Palliative Care Providers Practiced Mindful Self-Care, Self-Compassion, and Resilience

Jul 21, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to examine mindful self-care, self-compassion, and resilience as reported by palliative care clinicians during the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a cross-sectional descri...

Creating Trustworthy Professional Activities for Hospice and Palliative Care Pharmacists

Jul 21, 2022

Entrustable professional activities (EPAs) transform abilities into specific, practical words that define the tasks and obligations of physicians who have demonstrated competency and knowledge in a su...

Antipsychotic Dose & Survival in Advanced Cancer Patients

Jul 21, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to determine the relationship between antipsychotic dosage and survival in terminally sick cancer patients with delirium. A multicenter prospective observational stu...

Pain, Fatigue, Depression, Sleep Disturbance - Distinct Symptom Profiles in Cancer Patients

Jul 21, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to identify subgroups of patients with distinct symptom profiles based on their experiences with a pre-specified symptom cluster (i.e., pain, fatigue, depression, sleep...

Intervention Codesign in the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Jul 21, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to: determine the feasibility of a codesign process to optimize the interprofessional team's and parents' preparation for conducting shared decision-making (SDM)-orient...

End-of-Life Quality in Cancer Patients With Dementia

Jul 21, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to evaluate the quality of end-of-life care provided to non-small cell lung cancer patients with or without dementia using a Japanese countrywide inpatient database. ...

Benefit of Viscosupplementation for Knee OA Questioned

Jul 15, 2022

THURSDAY, July 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Viscosupplementation yields a small reduction in pain for knee osteoarthritis compared with placebo, which is less than the minimal clinically important bet...

Corticosteroid Injections Plus Exercise Ease Achilles Tendinopathy

Jul 13, 2022

WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The combination of corticosteroid injections and exercise therapy helps reduce symptoms of long-standing Achilles tendinopathy, according to a study publis...

Model Can Predict Chronic Postsurgical Pain

Jul 12, 2022

MONDAY, July 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Four easily obtainable factors can reliably predict chronic postsurgical pain, according to a study published online June 19 in the British Journal of Anaesth...