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1 hr ago | WebWire
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.
5 hrs ago | Berkhamsted Today
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.
8 hrs ago | Wetherby News
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.
10 hrs ago | KUAD-FM Windsor
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.
12 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
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.
12 hrs ago | Worcester News
It included performances from Bretforton's Silver Band, and demonstrations from Worcester Owl Conservation Group, the North Cotswold Pony Club and British Vintage Motorbikes.
16 hrs ago | Medical News Today
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.
19 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:46 pm
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