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Relationships hold key to spiritual care

Relationships hold the key to giving terminally ill patients the spiritual care they need. However, researchers have pinpointed a mismatch between patients' expectations and understanding when it comes to spirituality, and ...

Jul 23, 2010
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Better care at any hour for palliative patients

Accessing out of hours care is still a challenge for UK palliative care patients, even several years after the introduction of phone help line services like NHS24 and NHS Direct. Scottish researchers have specific recommendations ...

Feb 19, 2010
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Home palliative sedation checklist may ease concerns

Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC (February 18, 2010) - Can patients near death safely receive sedation at home, fully respecting their own and their families' wishes? This practice, which is on ...

Feb 18, 2010
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