"Hospice Care" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Specialized health care, supportive in nature, provided to a dying person. A holistic approach is often taken, providing patients and their families with legal, financial, emotional, or spiritual counseling in addition to meeting patients' immediate physical needs. Care may be provided in the home, in the hospital, in specialized facilities (HOSPICES), or in specially designated areas of long-term care facilities. The concept also includes bereavement care for the family. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
- Hospice Programs
- Hospice Program
- Program, Hospice
- Programs, Hospice
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Hospice Care" by people in Profiles.
End-of-Life Care for Older Adults with Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. J Palliat Med. 2022 05; 25(5):728-733.
The Effects of Dementia Care Co-Management on Acute Care, Hospice, and Long-Term Care Utilization. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 11; 68(11):2500-2507.
Randomized trial of a hospice video educational tool for patients with advanced cancer and their caregivers. Cancer. 2020 08 01; 126(15):3569-3578.
Potentially burdensome end-of-life transitions among nursing home residents with poor-prognosis cancer. Cancer. 2020 03 15; 126(6):1322-1329.
The Effect of a Comprehensive Dementia Care Management Program on End-of-Life Care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 03; 67(3):443-448.
Hospice utilization in patients with malignant gliomas. Neuro Oncol. 2018 03 27; 20(4):538-545.
Predictors of Posthospital Transitions of Care in Patients With Advanced Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2018 01 01; 36(1):76-82.
Nephrology Provider Prognostic Perceptions and Care Delivered to Older Adults with Advanced Kidney Disease. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Nov 07; 12(11):1762-1770.
Central nervous system metastasis in gynecologic cancer: symptom management, prognosis and palliative management strategies. Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Mar; 136(3):472-7.
Essentials of hospice: what every Oklahoma physician needs to know, Part II. J Okla State Med Assoc. 2005 Jan; 98(1):9-11.