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1 hr ago | WebWire

Oceanside Yacht Club Charity Regatta Raises $26,000 for - The Elizabeth Hospice -

Oceanside Yacht Club presented a check for $26,000 to The Elizabeth Hospice, from proceeds raised at their 7th annual Charity Regatta. Since 2002, the OYC has raised more than $200,000 for The Elizabeth Hospice, the region's oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider, which cares for more than 500 adults and children living with a serious or life-limiting illness each day throughout San Diego and the Inland Empire.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Non-Profit, San Diego County, CA

5 hrs ago | Berkhamsted Today

Solictors to offer help with your will

Firms including Tring's Matthew Waite & Co are offering to write wills in return for a donation to the palliative care at home charity. Those who don't already have a will or who need to update an existing one are encouraged to book one of a limited number of appointments available.

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8 hrs ago | Wetherby News

High-tech den opens at Clifford-based children's hospice

NAWN 1408026AM2 Hi Tech den at Martin House. The High Tech den is officially opened by Joe Metcalfe, James Crewe,Sheila O'Leary, Hazel Clough with help from guests including The Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire Dr. Ingrid Roscoe.

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10 hrs ago | KUAD-FM Windsor

Susan Moore Interviews Dr. Fried From Banner Health in Greeley on Palliative Care

If you're not familiar with palliative care, this video explains what it is and why it may become important at some point in your life, especially if you care for a loved one facing a serious, painful disease. Dr. Fried talk to me about this new field in medicine that makes chronic and even terminal illness much more manageable.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Colorado

12 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Fletcher to take suicide bill to Senate

Physician-assisted suicide will be a reality in Canada no matter what the federal government wants, Manitoba Conservative MP Steven Fletcher said Monday. Fletcher was reacting to comments from Health Minister Rona Ambrose, who said in an interview this week with CBC that assisted suicide is not her priority.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Medicine

12 hrs ago | Worcester News

MORE than 1,000 visitors turned out to a traditional village show.

It included performances from Bretforton's Silver Band, and demonstrations from Worcester Owl Conservation Group, the North Cotswold Pony Club and British Vintage Motorbikes.

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16 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Patient profiling may lead to earlier transition from active treatment to hospice care

One in six cancer patients enroll in hospice only during their last three days of life, according to a new study from a team from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Their findings, published online last month in the Journal of Clinical Oncology also reveal a profile of patients who may be most at risk of these late admissions.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, University of Pennsylvania, Oncology, Medicaid

19 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

Green belt land between Leigh and Benfleet could be sold

The church will consider selling seven acres of meadowland between Leigh and Hadleigh Castle to the Save Our Greenbelt group, which successfully fought plans for a new Havens Hospice on the site. The campaigners feared the hospice would have set a precedent, unlocking vast swathes of the Salvation Army's land, between Leigh and Benfleet , for redevelopment - possibly as housing.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Essex County, England, Medicine

20 hrs ago | Maldonandburnham Standard

92 clubs in 92 hours

Nick Smith and friends Mike and Matt Cawston, Tony Baker and Andrew Scullion, all from South Woodham Ferrers, were inspired to help Little Havens children's hospice after visiting an open day this year. The friends came up with the 92 in 92 challenge which involved visiting every football league stadium in less than four days.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Medicine

Mon Sep 15, 2014

CiteULike

Current and emerging treatment options for the elderly patient with chronic kidney disease.

The objective of this article is to review the current and emerging treatments of CKD prior to dialysis in the elderly. Worldwide, there are increasing numbers of people who are aged over 65 years.

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Related Topix: Dialysis, Medicine

Nursing Center

Conflicts in Goals of Care at the End of Life Are Aggressive...

Conflicts in Goals of Care at the End of Life Are Aggressive Life-Prolonging Interventions and a "Good Death" Compatible? Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing - Featured Journal Conflicts in Goals of Care at the End of Life Are Aggressive Life-Prolonging Interventions and a "Good Death" Compatible? Recent medical literature reports increased utilization of the intensive care unit at the end of life, even for patients who are considered terminally ill, and the overall ICU adult mortality rate ranges from 10% to 29%. Therefore, ICU nurses require a level of comfort in caring for patients and families at this vulnerable time.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Oncology

Coast Reporter

Team Sunshine, take a bow

If you haven't already done so, take a good look at our front-page picture this week. Chances are good that unless you just arrived on the Sunshine Coast, you know at least one of the smiling women pictured.

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This is Hull

Alan Johnson MP wants assurances over future of Sunshine House

VOICING CONCERNS: Alan Johnson MP meets parents who are worried Sunshine House will not provide the same level of service for their children when it reopens. Picture: Peter Harbou HULL West and Hessle MP Alan Johnson has vowed to help families in their fight to ensure a centre that cares for dying and severely disabled children remains open.

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CBC News

Rona Ambrose says Canada needs better palliative care

Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose says Canada has to do better when caring for people who are dying - and she wants to make that a priority. "I know, in my family, my grandma had really good palliative care.

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York Press

Colourful fun run to raise funds for two hospices

Claire Leaver, of City of York Trading, showers Hospice fundraiser Kate Robinson with purple colour to promote the St Leonard Hospice's Colour Me Happy fun run RUNNERS are preparing to take part in a 'Colour Me Happy' Fun Run next Sunday in aid of St Leonard's Hospice and Martin House Children's Hospice. Everyone in the 5 kilometre run at Rawcliffe Country Park will get showered with clouds of colour at every 'colour station' along the route.

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Related Topix: Medicine, North Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

The Namibian

Palliative care training ends in capital

EACH and every sick child should have access to pain management, the African Palliative Care Association 's programme manager, Hertha Karin Kadhikwa, says. The APCA, in collaboration with the International Children's Palliative Care Network , held a training-of-trainers' workshop on children's palliative care in the capital last week.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

CiteULike

American Thyroid Association guidelines for management of patients with anaplastic thyroid cancer.

Anaplastic thyroid cancer is a rare but highly lethal form of thyroid cancer. Rapid evaluation and establishment of treatment goals are imperative for optimum patient management and require a multidisciplinary team approach.

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Related Topix: Thyroid Cancer, Health, Medicine

Freshnews

ASTRO Releases Second List of Five Radiation Oncology Treatments to Question, as Part of National Choosing Wisely Campaign

The American Society for Radiation Oncology today released its second list of five radiation oncology-specific treatments that are commonly ordered but may not always be appropriate, as part of the national Choosing Wisely campaign, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation. The list identifies five targeted treatment options that ASTRO recommends for detailed patient-physician discussion before being prescribed.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Health, Endometrial Cancer, Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer

Wall Street Journal

Straight Talk About Palliative Care

Ask most people what palliative care is, and they'll likely say it's where doctors and nurses help people die. Palliative-care teams offer comfort and support, relieving pain and easing stress, for patients of all ages who often are still receiving care from other doctors for their underlying disease or condition.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Worcester County Times

Decade of patient care celebrated

Decade of patient care celebrated "The staff is motivated by a sense of mission and purpose to be there." Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/09/14/decade-patient-care-celebrated/15624517/ Celebrating their 10th anniversary at Coastal Hospice at the Lake Facility are, from left, Angela Cherrix, RN; Tamara Fitchett, team leader of Coastal Hospice at the Lake; and Arnold Bienstock, chaplain.

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