Palliative Care

Communication With Patients Critical for Improved Quality of Life, Lower Costs

Communication With Patients Critical for Improved Quality of Life, Lower Costs

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Overly aggressive or futile care at the end of a patient's life is particularly costly, both in dollars and in terms of patients' quality of life.

Clinical Hypnosis in Palliative Care

Clinical Hypnosis in Palliative Care

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Hypnotic analgesia has been linked with significant reductions in pain-related outcomes.

On the Need to Scale Up Palliative Care

On the Need to Scale Up Palliative Care

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A lack of awareness of palliative care and dearth of training remain large obstacles.

Embedded Palliative Care Teams Improve Cancer Pain Management

Embedded Palliative Care Teams Improve Cancer Pain Management

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Embedded palliative care teams can be highly effective in transforming care within oncology centers.

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