Tagged ‘Specialized Palliative Care’

Palliative Therapy

Palliative Therapy
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Palliative Therapy for Terminal illnesses
Terminal care is that care a patient is given in the end stages of disease before death. Terminal and palliative care services are important to the family physician, because most patients want to die at home. Therefore most patients arrived at this stage refuse admission or if admitted to hospital discharge request.

The most common diseases that reach irreversible phase are :-
a. Pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary failure
b. Heart failure
c. Liver cirrhosis
d. Chronic renal failure
e. Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, demented
f. Lung cancer, stomach cancer, liver cancer, lymphoma, etc.

Hospice Palliative

hospice palliative
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Palliative organization model
An important principle in palliative nursing and care is that patients need to have access to timely care, that too in a proper clinical method and also personal preferences. That is, palliative care and nursing should be provided to every patient, as and when he or she needs it.

Organizational models of palliative care are hospice palliative type unit with beds, palliative care wards in hospital departments, palliative home care team, palliative care mobile team in the hospital outpatient palliative care, day care center. (more…)

Palliative Hospice

palliative hospice
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Hospice care is a kind of home care ?
Palliative hospice addresses patients with a life threatening disease and limited life prognosis and specializes in pain control and specific symptoms of incurable diseases. In addition, hospice care considers the whole family needs, not just the patient. A patient who requires hospice care can be treated at home and / or a unit beds.

Hospice care is only for cancer patients?
No, hospice care addresses any patient with an incurable disease with limited life prognosis.

Who can receive this care?
Any patient who has a limited life prognosis if the disease follows its normal course and the diagnosis is confirmed by your doctor. The patient, his family and physician agree to a symptomatic and aimed at improving the quality of life. You do not have a patient to caregivers who care for him, but it is one of the factors taken into account when taking over a patient. (more…)