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Palliative Care

  • Creator:   Woo
  • Updated:   6/24/2019
  • Contains:  5 items
This is a collection of articles on the essentials of palliative care.
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Palliative Wound Care Management Strategies for Palliative Patients and Their Circles of Care

Woo, Kevin Y.; Krasner, Diane L.; Kennedy, Bruce; More

Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 28(3):130-140, March 2015.

This is a new article that summarizes the key elements of palliative care emphasizing the importance to engage patients and their circles of care. Included in this article is a summary of topical pain management strategies for painful palliative wounds.

Characteristics of Chronic Wounds that Itch

Paul, Julia

Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 26(7):320-332, July 2013.

This is an excellent review article on itch, a common but often under-treated symptom Itch is common among patients with palliative care needs.

Pressure Ulcers in Individuals Receiving Palliative Care: A National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel White Paper©

Langemo, Diane K.; Black, Joyce; and the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 23(2):59-72, February 2010.

It is difficult to avoid pressure ulcers in people with palliative care needs. The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) published this recommendations to guide clinical practice for better patient outcomes.