Assessing Emotional Suffering in Palliative Care

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Patients receiving palliative care experience not only physical distress but also emotional and spiritual distress.  It is the role of the interdisciplinary palliative care team to assess, address and document these experiences. Lamba and colleagues conducted a mixed-methods, retrospective study [...] Continue Reading

Palliative Care in Sudden Death

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO) definition, “palliative care” improves the quality of life of patients and families, who face life-threatening illness, by providing symptom relief and spiritual and psychosocial support from diagnosis to the end-of-life. Does palliative care [...] Continue Reading