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29th World Day of the Sick 2021 | Francis

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www.vatican.va - Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the 2021 World Day of the Sick, 11 February...

Reflections to mark 50 years in palliative care: A trinity of patient care, education and training, and research

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EAPC Blog - On 1 March, Robert Twycross, known internationally for his clinical work, teaching and writing, and a founding member of the European Association for Palliative...

  • Our strong roots! Reflections to mark 50 years in palliative care: A trinity of patient care, education and training, and research | EAPC Blog https://t.co/lhW0djJqCd

The challenges of caring for people dying from COVID-19: a multinational, observational study (CovPall)

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Journal of Pain and Symptom Management - Systematic data on the care of people dying with COVID-19 are...

  • “#PalliativeCare care services were often overwhelmed, felt ignored in the #COVID-19 response. PC needs better integration w health care systems when planning &responding to future epidemics/pandemics. A multinational, observational study (CovPall) https://t.co/vbKcWOrCMn

The Lancet Public Health - Our findings suggest that worse health and function could partly explain why people with lower wealth have more hospital admissions, highlighting the importance of...

  • Interesting,but using "death outside hospital as indicator of quality EOL care" disregards caregiver burden of home death > low income @NA4Caregiving Socioeconomic position & use of hospital-based care towards EOL: English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. https://t.co/Q4D0V6TcrF

App Review – International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care

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hospicecare.com - 2021; Volume 22, No 2, February Pallikare: A homegrown app for clinicians By Romayne Gallagher, MD IAHPC App Reviewer Pallikare is an app designed...

  • Check out this App Review Pallikare designed for clinicians in #India by clinicians (in English). Developer is Karunashraya—meaning “abode of compassion”—run by #Bangalore Hospice Trust. International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care https://t.co/5y9jM5OIPO https://t.co/5y9jM5OIPO

Policy and Advocacy – International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care

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hospicecare.com - 2021; Volume 22, No 2, February WHO EB Meeting: COVID-19 response, access to medicines, PC for persons with disabilities By Dr. Katherine I. Pettus,...

extranet.who.int - Statements by non-State actors in official relations with WHO at the WHO governing bodies meetings This online platform is being provided for non-State actors...

  • Delegates @WHO #EB148 insist on #equity #solidarity in access to vaccines. Absolutely! AND let's extend the narrative to include equity & solidarity in access to #palliativecare as wel!l @IAHPC fielding a great delegation.Our submissions can be found here https://t.co/TiM1GVcGBp

International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care Inc. | non-State actors statements

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extranet.who.int - Printer-friendly versionMeeting: 148th session of the Executive BoardStatement: The aim of palliative care is to relieve serious health related suffering. COVID–19 has released a tsunami of...

Use of short-acting opioids in the management of breathlessness: an evidence-based review – PubMed

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PubMed - There is evidence to support that short-acting opioids have a pharmacologic effect on breathlessness. More research is needed to clarify how opioids can be...