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Aid-in-dying laws seek to reconcile patient autonomy with ethical concerns

April 13, 2018
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Antipsychotics, benzodiazepines should not be used to treat delirium

April 12, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. – Despite their frequent off-label use in hospitals, antipsychotics and benzodiazepines do not treat delirium in older patients, even in palliative…
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Resilience intervention improves quality of life, lowers depression in young patients with cancer

October 25, 2017
Adolescents and young adults with cancer who participated in a one-on-one targeted intervention reported improvements in resilience, cancer-related quality of life and…
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Early palliative care does not show quality-of-life benefit for newly diagnosed mesothelioma

October 16, 2017
Early palliative care did not significantly improve quality-of-life measures among patients newly diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma, according to results of…
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