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Changing patterns of mortality during the COVID-19 pandemic: Population-based modelling to understand palliative care implications.

Subjects: AGE distribution; RESEARCH methodology; MEDICAL careGREAT Britain

  • Source: Palliative Medicine; Oct2020, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p1193-1201, 9p

  • Abstract: Background: COVID-19 has directly and indirectly caused high mortality worldwide. Aim: To explore patterns of mortality during the ... Copyright of Palliative Medicine is the property of Sage Publications Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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The need for early referral to palliative care especially for Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups in a COVID-19 pandemic: Findings from a service evaluation.

Subjects: BLACK people; DYSPNEA; ETHNIC groupsGREAT Britain

  • Source: Palliative Medicine; Oct2020, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p1241-1248, 8p

  • Abstract: Background: Palliative care services face challenges in adapting and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Understanding how palliative care needs and outcomes ... Copyright of Palliative Medicine is the property of Sage Publications Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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COVID-19 and Hospital Palliative Care – A service evaluation exploring the symptoms and outcomes of 186 patients and the impact of the pandemic on specialist Hospital Palliative Care.

Subjects: BENZODIAZEPINES; THERAPEUTIC use of narcotics; ANALGESICS

  • Source: Palliative Medicine; Oct2020, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p1256-1262, 7p

  • Abstract: Background: Patients hospitalised with COVID-19 have increased morbidity and mortality, which requires extensive involvement of specialist Hospital Palliative Care Teams. Evaluating ... Copyright of Palliative Medicine is the property of Sage Publications Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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An audit of end-of-life symptom control in patients with corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) dying in a hospital in the United Kingdom.

Subjects: HOSPITALS -- Great Britain; ALGORITHMS; AUDITINGGREAT Britain; ENGLAND

  • Source: Palliative Medicine. Oct2020, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p1249-1255. 7p.

  • Abstract: Background: The literature contains limited information on the problems faced by dying patients with COVID-19 and the effectiveness of interventions to ... Copyright of Palliative Medicine is the property of Sage Publications Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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The Palliative Performance Scale predicts mortality in hospitalized patients with COVID-19.

Subjects: CONFIDENCE intervals; FRAIL elderly; OBSERVATION (Scientific method)NEW Jersey

  • Source: Palliative Medicine. Oct2020, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p1228-1234. 7p.

  • Abstract: Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has a substantial mortality risk with increased rates in the elderly. We hypothesized ... Copyright of Palliative Medicine is the property of Sage Publications Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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End-of-life care in COVID-19: An audit of pharmacological management in hospital inpatients.

Subjects: HYPODERMIC injections; ARTIFICIAL respiration; DRUG prescribing

  • Source: Palliative Medicine. Oct2020, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p1235-1240. 6p.

  • Abstract: Background: Hospital clinicians have had to rapidly develop expertise in managing the clinical manifestations of COVID-19 including symptoms common at the ... Copyright of Palliative Medicine is the property of Sage Publications Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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Response and role of palliative care during the COVID-19 pandemic: A national telephone survey of hospices in Italy.

Subjects: EPIDEMICS; HOSPICE care; PALLIATIVE treatmentITALY

  • Source: Palliative Medicine. Jul2020, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p889-895. 7p. 1 Chart.

  • Abstract: Background: Palliative care is an important component of health care in pandemics, contributing to symptom control, psychological support, and supporting triage and complex decision making. ... Copyright of Palliative Medicine is the property of Sage Publications Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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The pervasive relevance of COVID-19 within routine paediatric palliative care consultations during the pandemic: A conversation analytic study.

Subjects: COMMUNICATION; DISCUSSION; FAMILIESAUSTRALIA

  • Source: Palliative Medicine. Oct2020, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p1202-1219. 18p.

  • Abstract: Background: The importance of caring for children with complex and serious conditions means that paediatric palliative care must continue during pandemics. The recent pandemic of Copyright of Palliative Medicine is the property of Sage Publications Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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Clinical uncertainty and Covid-19: Embrace the questions and find solutions.

Subjects: COMMUNICATION; HEALTH care rationing; MEDICAL personnel

  • Source: Palliative Medicine; Jul2020, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p829-831, 3p

  • Abstract: An editorial is presented on clinical uncertainty and Covid-19 pandemic. Topics discussed include non-exhaustive list of the uncertainties associated with

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The role and response of primary healthcare services in the delivery of palliative care in epidemics and pandemics: A rapid review to inform practice and service delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Subjects: CINAHL (Information retrieval system); COMMUNITY health services; MEDICAL information storage & retrieval systems

  • Source: Palliative Medicine. Oct2020, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p1182-1192. 11p.

  • Abstract: Background: The increased number of deaths in the community happening as a result of COVID-19 has caused primary healthcare services to ... Copyright of Palliative Medicine is the property of Sage Publications Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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