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Toward Gerineuropalliative Care for Patients with Dementia
Discover how the gerineuropalliative approach is redefining dementia care by integrating principles from geriatrics, palliative care, and dementia management. Learn how this comprehensive model could transform patient outcomes and alleviate caregiver burden.
Geriatrics September 6th 2023
Palliative Care: An Update for Internists
Palliative care (PC) can help reduce emergency department use, hospitalizations, and symptom burden across a spectrum of diseases. To assist clinicians in keeping their expertise current, the authors reviewed and summarized the top PC articles of 2020. The analysis included 28 PC intervention trials for heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and dementia.
Cardiology October 3rd 2022
Psychological Dimensions of Palliative Care Consultation: Approaches to Seriously Ill Patients at the End of Life
There is plenty of psychological material that can be examined in the palliative care encounter, despite the fact that it is frequently practiced by doctors with backgrounds outside of mental health training. This case presentation and associated discussion to introduce the psychological aspects of palliative medicine to psychiatrists and psychotherapists is based on the palliative care consultation sought with the multiple objectives of alleviating a patient’s severe death anxiety and persistent dyspnea, as well as helping in the clarification of his end-of-life wishes.
Geriatrics August 22nd 2022