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PalliativeCare for the Patient with Incurable Cancer or Advanced Disease: Part 2: Pain and Symptom Management Guidelines & Protocols Advisory Committee PalliativeCare for the Patient with Incurable Cancer or Advanced Disease Part 2: Pain and Symptom Management Effective Date: February 22, 2017 Scope This guideline presents strategies for the assessment and management of cancer pain, and symptoms associated with advanced disease, in patients = 19 years of age. Part 2 is divided into seven (...) • Nausea and Vomiting: Guideline | Medication Table • Pain: Guideline | Equianalgesic Conversion for Morphine | Medication Table For additional guidance on palliative pain and symptom management, see also the BC Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines produced by the BC Centre for PalliativeCare, available at: www.bc-cpc.ca/cpc/symptom-management-guidelines/ The inter-professional guidelines cover the following symptoms: - Hiccoughs - Twitching / myoclonus / seizures - Delirium
PalliativeCare for the Patient with Incurable Cancer or Advanced Disease: Part 1: Approach to Care Guidelines & Protocols Advisory Committee PalliativeCare for the Patient with Incurable Cancer or Advanced Disease Part 1: Approach to Care Effective Date: February 22, 2017 Scope This guideline presents palliativecare assessment and management strategies for primary care practitioners caring for adult patients aged = 19 years with incurable cancer and end stage chronic disease of many types (...) , and their families. NOTE: Care gaps have been identified at important transitions for this group of patients: • upon receiving a diagnosis of incurable cancer; • when discharged from active treatment to the community; • while still ambulatory but needing pain and symptom management; and • at the transition when End-of-Life care may be needed. Diagnostic code: 239 (neoplasm of unspecified nature) Palliativecare planning fee code: G14063 Key Recommendations • Identify patients who would benefit from palliative
Guidelines on Management of Pain in Cancer and/or PalliativeCare | Cancer Care Ontario Google Tag Manager You are using an outdated browser. We suggest you update your browser for a better experience. for update. Browse Guidelines Browse Pathway Maps Sort by You are here / / Guidelines on Management of Pain in Cancer and/or PalliativeCare Guidelines & Advice Guidelines on Management of Pain in Cancer and/or PalliativeCare ID: ES 18-4 Sep 2017 Type of Content: Guidelines & Advice, Evidence (...) as a source of information for the Ontario PalliativeCare Network (OPCN). Patient Population Patients with cancer or other diseases requiring palliativecare. Intended Guideline Users The intended users of this evidence summary are staff of the Patient Reported Outcomes and Symptom Management Program of CCO and staff of the Ontario PalliativeCare Network. This evidence summary may also be of interest to physicians, nurses, caregivers, and patients dealing with cancer or palliativecare symptom
The use of massage therapy for reducing pain, anxiety, and depression in oncological palliativecare patients: a narrative review of the literature The use of massage therapy for reducing pain, anxiety, and depression in oncological palliativecare patients: a narrative review of the literature The use of massage therapy for reducing pain, anxiety, and depression in oncological palliativecare patients: a narrative review of the literature Falkensteiner M, Mantovan F, Muller I, Them C CRD (...) in patients receiving oncological palliativecare. Searching The Cochrane Library, CINAHL, PsycINFO, MEDLINE, EMBASE, AMED and Trip databases were searched for studies published between 2000 and 2010. Reference lists of relevant studies and selected journals were screened for further articles. Only studies published in English, German or Italian were included. Study selection Eligible studies were of massage therapy (full body or partial, including hand massage) given in palliative/oncological care
Early palliativecare for adults with advanced cancer. Incurable cancer, which often constitutes an enormous challenge for patients, their families, and medical professionals, profoundly affects the patient's physical and psychosocial well-being. In standard cancer care, palliative measures generally are initiated when it is evident that disease-modifying treatments have been unsuccessful, no treatments can be offered, or death is anticipated. In contrast, early palliativecare is initiated (...) much earlier in the disease trajectory and closer to the diagnosis of incurable cancer.To compare effects of early palliativecare interventions versus treatment as usual/standard cancer care on health-related quality of life, depression, symptom intensity, and survival among adults with a diagnosis of advanced cancer.We searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), MEDLINE, Embase, the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), PsycINFO, OpenGrey
PalliativecarePalliativecare - Medical information | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search Palliativecare Last reviewed: February 2019 Last updated: January 2018 Summary Palliativecare is specialised medical care for people with serious illness that focuses on the best quality of life for both the patient and his or her family. Center to Advance PalliativeCare. Overview for policymakers: palliativecare. http://www.capc.org/ (last (...) accessed 24 April 2017). https://www.capc.org/policymakers/overview/ Kelley AS, Morrison RS. Palliativecare for the seriously ill. N Engl J Med. 2015;373:747-755. http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMra1404684 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26287850?tool=bestpractice.com To palliate comes from the Latin word 'palliare', meaning 'to cloak', or to ease symptoms without curing the underlying disease. The primary goal of palliativecare is to provide quality of life for the patient and family
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General PalliativeCare Guidelines for the Management of Pain at the End of Life in Adult Patients General PalliativeCare Guidelines for the ManaGeMent of Pain at the end of life in adult Patients February 20111 Contents IntroduCtIon 3 understandIng PaIn 5 PrInCIPles oF PaIn ManageMent 8 assessMent oF PaIn 9 general PrInCIPles oF analgesIC PresCrIbIng 13 PharMaCologICal ManageMent oF PaIn 14 fiGure 1 PharMaColoGiCal ManaGeMent of Pain 14 steP 1 for Mild Pain 15 steP 2 for Mild to Moderate Pain (...) In CognItIve IMP aIrMent 59 PaIn assessMent and ManageMent In 61 learnIng dIsabIlItIes aPPendIx 1 PaIn assessMent Chart 63 aPPendIx 2 hosPItal anxIety & dePressIon sCale 65 aPPendIx 3 nICe ClInICal guIdelInes For 66 neuroP athIC PaIn aPPendIx 4 PatIent InForMatIon leaFlet oPIoIds 68 aPPendIx 5 audIt assessMent tool 73 aPPendIx 6 draFt suMMary Poster 74 aPPendIx 7 sPeCIalIst PallIatIveCare ContaCt 82 InForMatIon aPPendIx 8 MeMbershIP oF PaIn guIdelInes 84 workstrand aPPendIx 9 abbrevIatIons 86 reFerenCes
Palliative and End-of-Life Care in Stroke 1887 Background and Purpose—The purpose of this statement is to delineate basic expectations regarding primary palliativecare competencies and skills to be considered, learned, and practiced by providers and healthcare services across hospitals and community settings when caring for patients and families with stroke. Methods—Members of the writing group were appointed by the American Heart Association Stroke Council’s Scientific Statement Oversight (...) Committee and the American Heart Association’s Manuscript Oversight Committee. Members were chosen to reflect the diversity and expertise of professional roles in delivering optimal palliativecare. Writing group members were assigned topics relevant to their areas of expertise, reviewed the appropriate literature, and drafted manuscript content and recommendations in accordance with the American Heart Association’s framework for defining classes and level of evidence and recommendations. Results
PalliativeCare for the Patient with Incurable Cancer or Advanced Disease: Part 3: Grief and Bereavement Guidelines & Protocols Advisory Committee PalliativeCare for the Patient with Incurable Cancer or Advanced Disease Part 3: Grief and Bereavement Effective Date: February 22, 2017 Scope This guideline addresses the needs of adult patients with incurable cancer or advanced disease (but can be useful for adults dying of any cause), as well as the needs of their caregivers or family, including (...) contacting the Physician Health Program. Refer to Associated Document: Resource Guide for Patients and Caregivers. BCGuidelines.ca: PalliativeCare for the Patient with Incurable Cancer or Advanced Disease 2 Part 3: Grief and Bereavement (2017) Grief } Assessment of Grief • Consider using the Adult Attitudes to Grief Scale 3 (Appendix A: Adult Attitudes to Grief Scale – Patient Handout, Practitioner Score Sheet, and Protocol for Use). The Adult Attitudes to Grief Scale is a brief, self-reported, evidence
The role of healthcare support workers in providing palliative and end-of-life care in the community: a systematic literature review The role of healthcare support workers in providing palliative and end-of-life care in the community: a systematic literature review The role of healthcare support workers in providing palliative and end-of-life care in the community: a systematic literature review Herber OR, Johnston BM CRD summary The authors explored the role, challenges and supporting factors (...) by healthcare support workers. Searching CINAHL, EMBASE, PsycINFO, MEDLINE, British Nursing Index, Web of Science and ASSIA were searched for studies published in English in peer-reviewed journals between 1990 and 2011. Search terms were reported. Reference lists were used to locate further studies. The International Journal of Palliative Nursing was handsearched. Study selection Eligible for inclusion were quantitative and qualitative studies that explored the role and associated challenges for health care
Palliativecare interventions in advanced dementia. Dementia is a chronic, progressive and ultimately fatal neurodegenerative disease. Advanced dementia is characterised by profound cognitive impairment, inability to communicate verbally and complete functional dependence. Usual care of people with advanced dementia is not underpinned universally by a palliative approach. Palliativecare has focused traditionally on care of people with cancer but for more than a decade, there have been (...) increased calls worldwide to extend palliativecare services to include all people with life-limiting illnesses in need of specialist care, including people with dementia.To assess the effect of palliativecare interventions in advanced dementia and to report on the range of outcome measures used.We searched ALOIS, the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group's Specialized Register on 4 February 2016. ALOIS contains records of clinical trials identified from monthly searches of several major
PalliativeCare ACS TQIP PALLIATIVECARE BEST PRACTICES GUIDELINES Table of Contents Introduction 3 Interdisciplinary PalliativeCare Team 5 Essential Components of PalliativeCare 6 Breaking Bad News 9 PalliativeCare Assessment 12 Goals of Care Conversation 19 End-of-Life Care 21 Special Considerations for Geriatric Patients 23 Special Considerations for Pediatric Patients 25 Special Considerations for Spinal Cord Injury 26 Special Considerations for Traumatic Brain Injury 27 Supporting (...) the Health Care Team 28 Clinical Documentation 30 Performance Improvement Initiatives 32 Implementation Guidelines 34 Glossary of Terms Relevant to PalliativeCare 36 Acronyms 37 Appendices 38 2INTRODUCTION Key Messages z Best practice palliativecare is delivered in parallel with life-sustaining trauma care, throughout the continuum from injury through recovery. z The unit of care is the patient and family. z Core trauma palliativecare can and should be provided by trauma center teams even