Palace of Care – Confusion

Palliverse

During the admission, the Oncology treatments had been stopped. The family had received a phone call asking for the patient to return to the hospital for further treatment. They wanted to give radiotherapy treatment to the patient’s back, for pain relief.

Can a Hospice Patient Go to the Emergency Room or Hospital?

Shining Light Hospice

Life can be unpredictable. Hospice patients are not immune to life’s pitfalls. To Obtain Curative Treatment- Revocation. The focus of Hospice Care is not curative, meaning no traditional life prolonging treatment such as chemo or surgery are continued.

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Confronting Stigma From Opioid Use Disorder in Cancer Care

Pallimed

Fundamentally, the question is about who we think is deserving and able to receive cancer treatment. We want to know, where is the debate here , unless you don’t believe people who inject drugs are worthy of life-prolonging treatments? Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.

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Palace of Care – You Are All On My Side

Palliverse

In the past week she had a major fall, resulting in life-threatening injuries. She made me promise that no life prolonging treatments would be given to her, as she did not want her existence extended. Photo by Sorin Gheorghita on Unsplash.

Understanding the Variability in Care of Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia

GeriPal

If you develop dementia, odds are you will spend the last months to years of your life in a nursing home or assisted living facility. Ruth: There were some people who got comfort palliative care in the nursing home at end of life. He ended bouncing back and he just came to life.