Essays about: "Terminal care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words Terminal care.

  1. 1. Patient-Reported Recovery after Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Hälsa och välfärd

    Author : Benjamin Rinius; [2018]
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    Abstract : abstract Background: In the past, peritoneal carcinomatosis which develops after dissemination from digestive cancers has been regarded as a terminal disease that would result in the death regardless of the nature of intervention. Today, hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) combined with cytoreductive surgery (CRS) is an optional curative treatment reported to improve a rate of survival for selected patients. READ MORE

  2. 2. Caregivers’ experiences of unmet needs during palliative care

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för omvårdnad

    Author : Ghany Nasrullah; [2018]
    Keywords : unmet needs; palliative care; caregiver; end life care; terminal care;

    Abstract : Caregivers while, the biggest providers of palliative care for terminally sick patients, are often neglected in the process of providing care, which inadvertently affects their overall health and well-being. This study aims to explore the experiences of the unmet needs of the caregivers in palliative care. READ MORE

  3. 3. Factors that affect quality of life for older persons with life limiting illness in long term care homes : a literature review

    University essay from Sophiahemmet Högskola

    Author : Tannis Rasmusson; [2016]
    Keywords : Quality of life; Palliative care; Long term care homes; Nursing;

    Abstract : Dying is a normal life process. Palliative care is the means in which health care professionals care for individuals with either life limiting or terminal illness at or near the end of life. It is important to deliver palliative care across all health care contexts - from acute care to residential care. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Point Of Care Terminal For COPD Home Management

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Sabarish Kandasamy Sekar; [2016]
    Keywords : ICT; Home Management; Point Of Care Terminal;

    Abstract : Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is currently one of the most prevalent lung diseases around the world, which runs an insidious course, measured over years, with an often-undiagnosed initial phase. Present clinical treatment approach for COPD results in repeated clinical visits and extended hospital stays burdening the available healthcare infrastructures, economy, and also impacting patient quality of life. READ MORE

  5. 5. Architecture as medicine : Rethinking care for the terminally ill

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Adam Bergendal; [2015]
    Keywords : Architecture; Adaptive re-use; Palliative care; Terminal care; Patient housing; Hospice;

    Abstract : Societies have an ethical responsibility to provide the dying with the highest possible quality of care. Yet, terminal patients are sometimes lost in a healthcare system that emphasizes procedure over the individual. This project envisions a new approach - a restructuring of the current system. READ MORE