"Terminally Ill" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Persons with an incurable or irreversible illness at the end stage that will result in death within a short time. (From O'Leary et al., Lexikon: Dictionary of Health Care Terms, Organizations, and Acronyms for the Era of Reform, 1994, p780)
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Terminally Ill".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Terminally Ill" by people in Profiles.
When a Patient Is Reluctant To Talk About It: A Dual Framework To Focus on Living Well and Tolerate the Possibility of Dying. J Palliat Med. 2018 03; 21(3):322-327.
Treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder at the end-of-life: application of the Stepwise Psychosocial Palliative Care model. Palliat Support Care. 2014 Jun; 12(3):233-43.
50 shades of gray. J Palliat Med. 2013 Aug; 16(8):833-5.
Drug therapy for delirium in terminally ill adult patients. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Nov 14; 11:CD004770.
Drug therapy for symptoms associated with anxiety in adult palliative care patients. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Oct 17; 10:CD004596.