Clinical Alerts


Palliative Care in Sudden Death

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...

The Death Rattle Dilemma

Terminal secretions, also known as “death rattle”, is a type of noisy breathing from retained secretions that sounds like snoring or rattling during the inspiratory...

Cystic Fibrosis: New therapies developed

Cystic fibrosis is a life-limiting genetic disorder that affects several body systems including the lung (bronchiectasis), pancreas (malabsorption), liver (biliary cirrhosis), and sweat glands (heat...