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What Is Palliative Care?

*Palliative Care ... . What Is Palliative Care? Palliative care is a way to improve quality of life for someone who ... Palliative care is a way to improve quality of life for a person who is being treated for a ... 41111; What is Palliative Care?; Palliative Care

Palliative Care: Bringing Comfort

, many assume that it’s a treatment only for someone who is dying. But palliative care can also be used ... Palliative care focuses on improving a patient's quality of life by improving the symptoms of his ... palliative care; comfort; illness; sick; dying; quality of life; treatment; pain management; pain

Palliative Care

Supportive, or palliative, care is care aimed at comfort of the child versus cure and treatment ... . Palliative Care What is palliative care? Palliative care aims to make a person as comfortable ... supportive care, palliative care, patient's rights, palliative care services

Palliative Care for People with Cancer

Palliative care can be provided in the hospital, at home, or in a setting specializing in such ... . Palliative care may include chemotherapy or radiation for pain control. Palliative Care for People with ... supportive care, palliative care, palliative care services, patient's rights

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Newly Diagnosed

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Newly Diagnosed  Being told you have acute lymphocytic ... leukemia (ALL) can be scary, and you may have many questions. But you have people on your healthcare team ... ALL, diagnosis of ALL

Cardiac Catheterization Podcast

reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and illustrations ... of the injection of dye into coronary arteries and the catheter insertion sites. Play Audio

Hospice or Palliative Care: Management

are some details to help with end-of-life care. Hospice or Palliative Care: Management Hospice ... palliative care) is not a place, but a special type of care for terminally ill patients and their families ... hospice care, palliative care, legal and ethical issues with hospice care

Self-Care for Sore Throats

*Sore Throats Self Care ... Trouble breathing A skin rash Recent exposure to someone else with strep bacteria Severe hoarseness and swollen glands in the neck or jaw ... or bacteria. In any case, your throat becomes red and sore. Your goal for self-care is to reduce your ... 84637; self-care for sore throats; sore throat, self care; pharyngitis, self care

Drug Users Trying to Stay Ahead of Deadly Fentanyl

said they had either used naloxone to revive someone else or had the drug administered to them. A ... addicts. "Nearly all study participants were knowledgeable about minimizing their risk for overdose and

Palliative Care Methods for Controlling Pain

The biggest problem with palliative care is that many people are referred for care too late. By ... starting this type of care early, and by using the right type of pain management, nearly all pain ... pain management; palliative care; pain assessment; medication use; pain relievers; opiate drugs; helper drugs; surgery for pain control;

Self-Care for Cuts, Scrapes, and Burns

Self-Care: Cuts, Scrapes, Burns ... for cuts, scrapes, and puncture wounds If you’re caring for someone else, remember to protect ... a wound doesn’t heal within a couple of weeks. Self-Care for Cuts, Scrapes, and Burns Cuts ... 84649; self-care for cuts, scrapes, and burns; cuts, self care; scrapes, self care; burns, self care

Wound Care

*Wound Care ... dressing a wound for someone else or your wound is infected. Loosen the tape by pulling gently ... Taking proper care of your wound will help it heal. Your healthcare provider may show you how to ... ER/Trauma; Wound; laceration; abrasion; surgical wound; er1004a; 82143; Wound Care

Discharge Instructions: Pin Care

*Pin Care Dc ... . Here's what you need to know about home care. Discharge Instructions: Pin Care You are going ... need to know about home care. You have a broken or dislocated ___________________ bone. This ... discharge instructions pin care; discharge instructions for pin care; pin care; caring for your pin

How Much Do You Know About Mosquitoes and Mosquito-Borne Diseases?

virus, malaria, and Zika virus can all be passed through the bite of an infected mosquito ... question. You answered The correct answer is But once someone has been infected

Stomach Cancer: Treatment Questions

. It can be hard to take in all of the information. It helps to be prepared. Make a list of ... cancer spread anywhere else in my body? What are the treatment choices? What treatment do you

Discharge Instructions for Vertebroplasty

vertebrae. The procedure will also help make your spine more stable. Here are some home care instructions ... normal. Home care Take your medicine exactly as directed. Remove the small bandages on your ... discharge instructions for vertebroplasty; spine surgery; vertebroplasty postsurgical care; vertebroplasty home recovery; orthopaedics; back surgery; 86485

Lung Cancer: Planning for the Future

type of care you want. Or, if someone else needs to decide about your treatment, you can choose ... help make sure you get the type of care you want. Or if someone else needs to decide about your ... 88835; lung cancer planning for the future; advance medical directives; hospice care; advance

IV Catheter Site Care

*IV Care Catheter ... Site Care An IV catheter may exit the body from your chest or your arm. Both sites are cleaned and ... dressing Place a new dressing over the exit site. Seal all the edges of the dressing. On a chest ... on1009b; 82301; IV Catheter Site Care

Dementia: Coping Tips for Caregivers

can't take good care of someone else if you don't take care of yourself, too. It's not selfish. It's ... to want to do as much as you can to help. But you can’t take good care of someone else if you don’t

IV Care: Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Therapy

*IV Care TPN ... saline or heparin as directed. Wipe all injection sites with alcohol. Be sure all IV supplies are ... for your IV. IV Care: Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Therapy When you use total parenteral ... 83300; IV Care TPN Total Parenteral Nutrition Therapy; tpn; total parenteral nutrition therapy; nutrition therapy, tpn

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