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Podium Persentation: Trauma-Informed Care In Palliative Care, Amber Piranio 2022 Providence St. Peter

Podium Persentation: Trauma-Informed Care In Palliative Care, Amber Piranio

Providence Nurse Research Conference (2022 - present)

No abstract provided.


Does Comfort Care Make You Uncomfortable? Use Of The Cares Tool For End-Of-Life Symptom Assessment And Management, Christina Covington 2022 University of San Diego

Does Comfort Care Make You Uncomfortable? Use Of The Cares Tool For End-Of-Life Symptom Assessment And Management, Christina Covington

Doctor of Nursing Practice Final Manuscripts

Acute care nurses caring for end-of-life (EOL) patients often feel unprepared for and undereducated about this high-need population. According to current literature, many nurses lack adequate training in providing EOL care. This project aimed to improve symptom management of dying patients by providing acute care nurses education about EOL symptom assessment and medication use for symptom management. The revised Iowa model, which emphasizes clinician involvement, guided this evidence-based practice project. Sixteen acute care nurses received 30-minute in-person education, consisting of instruction in EOL symptom assessment and management via use of the CARES (comfort, airway, restlessness, emotional, self-care) tool and basic ...


Effective Therapies And Nursing Approaches: Improving Cognition In Older Adult Stroke Patients, Selyna Baltazar 2022 Dominican University of California

Effective Therapies And Nursing Approaches: Improving Cognition In Older Adult Stroke Patients, Selyna Baltazar

Nursing | Senior Theses

Background

Ischemic stroke occurs in thousands of older adults throughout the year. Due to the lack of oxygen entering the brain, many patients experience a decline in cognitive function due to ischemic stroke. Cognition is the ability to understand, learn, and remember information which is needed for completing daily tasks. Modern technology has allowed for patients to survive ischemic strokes but has yet to provide proper screening tools and methods for stroke-related cognitive impairment.

Objective

To investigate the best practices for identifying, treating, and caring for patients with a cognitive injury related to a stroke. A review of the research ...


Barriers To The Use Of Palliative And Hospice Care Among The Latino Population, Diana Ramirez 2022 California State University, San Bernardino

Barriers To The Use Of Palliative And Hospice Care Among The Latino Population, Diana Ramirez

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

Patients suffering from irreversible and terminal illnesses may benefit from the services provided by Palliative and Hospice Care to control any symptom burden and assist in navigating complex medical decisions. Many patients may express hesitation in accepting and enrolling to this service due to misconceptions. Language barriers may add an additional layer of complexity. This study explored the challenges Palliative Care providers encounter when introducing concept of hospice to Spanish-speaking patients their families for the first time. This study implemented qualitative research methods by using semi-structured one-on-one interviews. Ten members of an In-patient Palliative Care Team at a University Hospital ...


Advantages Of Early Utilization Of Palliative Care In The Pediatric Icu: A Scoping Review, Shelby Noel Cain BSN, RN, CPN, Dana Pabalate Zimmerman MSN, RN, Charis Elizabeth Oji MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC, Michelle Rickard DNP, CPNP-AC 2022 University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Advantages Of Early Utilization Of Palliative Care In The Pediatric Icu: A Scoping Review, Shelby Noel Cain Bsn, Rn, Cpn, Dana Pabalate Zimmerman Msn, Rn, Charis Elizabeth Oji Msn, Aprn, Cpnp-Pc/Ac, Michelle Rickard Dnp, Cpnp-Ac

Doctor of Nursing Practice Projects

Abstract Purpose/Background Despite the increased use of palliative care in adults, only a tiny percentage of children with life-limiting illnesses or life-threatening conditions receive palliative care before dying. Palliative care has low utilization, and consults are often made late in a child’s hospitalization or diagnosis. Palliative care remains underutilized among hospitalized pediatric patients resulting in unnecessary treatments, costly and lengthy hospitalizations, and deaths occurring in the intensive care unit (ICU) rather than at home. The purpose of this scoping review is to evaluate current literature to determine the use and effect of pediatric palliative care, specifically, whether consultation ...


When Healthcare Leadership And Philanthropy Lead To An Improved Patient Experience: The Paul Lepsoe Music Initiative, Sara Olivier RN BScN MN, Corianne Bell BA Mus, Cheryl Jones Registered Psychotherapist, MTA, PhD, Jerry M. Maniate MD, M.Ed, FRCPC, FACP 2022 The Ottawa Hospital

When Healthcare Leadership And Philanthropy Lead To An Improved Patient Experience: The Paul Lepsoe Music Initiative, Sara Olivier Rn Bscn Mn, Corianne Bell Ba Mus, Cheryl Jones Registered Psychotherapist, Mta, Phd, Jerry M. Maniate Md, M.Ed, Frcpc, Facp

Patient Experience Journal

Through an unprecedented collaboration between an academic acute tertiary care hospital (The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) and a community-based professional orchestra (Ottawa Symphony Orchestra (OSO), the Paul Lepsoe Music Initiative represented an innovative partnership focused on improving patient care via (a) the integration of live music in waiting areas of the hospital’s Cancer Center and (b) the creation of individualized music therapy interventions on the inpatient Palliative Care Unit. Patient, family, and volunteer/staff feedback further refined the intervention throughout the duration of the Initiative; a qualitative process that provided insight into the overall patient experience and opportunities for patients ...


Alzheimer's And Patient Caregiver Burnout: A Review Of The Literature, Madeline Hekeler 2022 James Madison University

Alzheimer's And Patient Caregiver Burnout: A Review Of The Literature, Madeline Hekeler

James Madison Undergraduate Research Journal (JMURJ)

The term “silent epidemic” is fitting for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), as its negative impact is widely felt but rarely discussed. Burnout among AD caregivers has become an epidemic of its own as caregivers experience an increase in health risks, stress, and financial burden. This literature review focuses on caregiver burnout and how imperative it is that caregivers are better supported in their role. Researchers have developed instruments to assess and intervene in caregiver burnout that have shown effectiveness among caregivers and their families.Nevertheless, further longitudinal research is warranted regarding more effective interventions, including stress management and social support ...


Lunch And Learn: Addressing Needs And Resources Of Adolescent And Young Adult Cancer Patients, Philomina Bigelow 2022 University of Washington Tacoma

Lunch And Learn: Addressing Needs And Resources Of Adolescent And Young Adult Cancer Patients, Philomina Bigelow

MSW Capstones

Historically adolescent and young adult (AYA) oncology patients have been an underserved population. Research indicates they are more likely to experience poorer treatment outcomes, which may result in part from unaddressed biopsychosocial stressors, poor treatment compliance, and poor provider rapport. Research also indicates that oncology providers do not have a formal standardized training they are required to attend on biopsychosocial needs and resources for the AYA population. Oncology care providers need knowledge of the biopsychosocial needs and resources of their AYA patients in order to provide care and resources that remove the effects of biopsychosocial stressors. This project was designed ...


Perishing Personhood, Alaina Mann 2022 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Perishing Personhood, Alaina Mann

Student Research and Creative Activity Fair

Many people think that art and science do not overlap, especially in an educational sense. As someone who is both a biology and studio art major, I wanted to explore this mentality. This past semester I dived into a project to prove just how much these subjects can work together to expand our understanding of how art can be used for research purposes in a medical setting. With support from my Life Drawing professor, I was able to create multiple drawings from life and from photographs centered around my grandmother's Alzheimer’s Disease during my frequent visits to her ...


Early Diagnosis, Biomarkers And Intervention In Alzheimer’S Disease, Thomas J. Grabowski MD 2022 University of Washington

Early Diagnosis, Biomarkers And Intervention In Alzheimer’S Disease, Thomas J. Grabowski Md

Palliative Care Institute

New Trends in Dementia Diagnosis and Care
Dementia in Primary Care: Prevalence to Partnerships

Thomas J. Grabowski MD

Director, UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center

Director, Alzheimer Disease Research Center

University of Washington


Dementia And Primary Care, Barak Gaster MD, FACP 2022 University of Washington

Dementia And Primary Care, Barak Gaster Md, Facp

Palliative Care Institute

Dementia and Primary Care webinar

Part 2


Role Of Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography To Differentiate Intraretinal Microvascular Abnormalities And Retinal Neovascularization In Diabetic Retinopathy, Abdul Sami Memon, Nasir A. Memon, Pir Salim Mahar 2022 Aga Khan University

Role Of Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography To Differentiate Intraretinal Microvascular Abnormalities And Retinal Neovascularization In Diabetic Retinopathy, Abdul Sami Memon, Nasir A. Memon, Pir Salim Mahar

Department of Surgery

Objective: To assess proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) and to describe the difference in angiographic representation of new vessels (NVs) and Intra retinal microvascular abnormalities (IRMA) on optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA).
Methods: A cross-sectional observational study was performed at ISRA Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Karachi, from March 2018 to September 2018. Forty-two eyes of 21 patients with history of diabetes mellitus (DM) were examined. Twenty-eight eyes with a clinical diagnosis of severe non proliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR) or proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) according to early treatment diabetic retinopathy study (ETDRS) were included and evaluated using Swept source optical coherence tomography ...


Dementia In Primary Care: Prevalence To Partnerships, Kristoffer Rhoads PhD 2022 Harborview Medical Center/University of Washington School of Medicine

Dementia In Primary Care: Prevalence To Partnerships, Kristoffer Rhoads Phd

Palliative Care Institute

Dementia in Primary Care: Prevalence to Partnerships. 01.26.22 Part 1


Clinical Characteristics And Prognostic Factors Of Atrial Fibrillation At A Tertiary Center Of Pakistan – From A South-Asian Perspective – A Cross-Sectional Study, Intisar Ahmed, Aiysha Nasir, Pirbhat Shams, Hunaina Shahab, Muhammad Hassan, Faryal Subhani, Ghurfan Adnan, Awais Farhad, Aamir Hameed, Yawer Saeed 2022 Aga Khan University

Clinical Characteristics And Prognostic Factors Of Atrial Fibrillation At A Tertiary Center Of Pakistan – From A South-Asian Perspective – A Cross-Sectional Study, Intisar Ahmed, Aiysha Nasir, Pirbhat Shams, Hunaina Shahab, Muhammad Hassan, Faryal Subhani, Ghurfan Adnan, Awais Farhad, Aamir Hameed, Yawer Saeed

Section of Cardiology

Background: There is lack of large data from South-Asian region on atrial fibrillation and it is imperative that clinical presentation, prognostic factors, management pursued, and outcomes are known for this part of the world. Once collective evidence for the region is known, region-specific guidelines can be laid forward.
Objectives: To evaluate clinical characteristics and prognostic factors of atrial fibrillation at a tertiary care center of Pakistan.
Methods: This was a retrospective study conducted at a tertiary care center of Pakistan. Period of study ranged from July-December 2018. All hospitalized patients who were admitted with atrial fibrillation as a primary or ...


The Use Of A Pediatric Palliative And Hospice Education Module To Enhance The Knowledge And Practice Of Emergency Room Providers, Morgan Garrett 2022 University of Kentucky

The Use Of A Pediatric Palliative And Hospice Education Module To Enhance The Knowledge And Practice Of Emergency Room Providers, Morgan Garrett

DNP Projects

Background: Palliative and hospice care resources are underutilized in pediatric patients with chronic and life-limiting illnesses. One contributing factor is the lack of formalized education for medical providers regarding the differences and scope of palliative and hospice care models. Without adequate education about these services, providers are not able to effectively utilize otherwise available resources to provide holistic care.

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess the current perception of knowledge among providers pertaining to pediatric palliative and hospice care. The study investigated improvements in educational outcomes in ten categories after participation in a web-based training. A secondary ...


Improving Utilization Of Palliative Care For Heart Failure Patients, Devin Tilley 2022 Gardner-Webb University

Improving Utilization Of Palliative Care For Heart Failure Patients, Devin Tilley

Doctor of Nursing Practice Projects

The purpose of this program was to educate providers regarding palliative care for heart failure patients. Palliative care is underutilized in conjunction with usual heart failure management despite proven benefits of decreased symptom burden, reduced hospitalizations, and improved overall quality of life. Provider education has the ability to improve provider knowledge of palliative care for heart failure patients. A brief education session was given to hospital providers in an acute care setting to evaluate the benefits of provider education on palliative care utilization for heart failure patients. Findings included improved provider confidence in referring heart failure patients to palliative care ...


Palliative Privacy, Lina Fernandez, Jarratt Burton Banks, Stephen Meyer 2022 HCA Healthcare

Palliative Privacy, Lina Fernandez, Jarratt Burton Banks, Stephen Meyer

South Atlantic Division Research Day 2022

No abstract provided.


Incidence Of Adult (≥40y) Traumatic Intracranial Bleeding And Likelihood Of Routine Discharge: Do Co-Morbidities Matter?​, Stephanie Anderson, Heather Rhodes, Antonio Pepe, Donald Courtney 2022 HCA Healthcare

Incidence Of Adult (≥40y) Traumatic Intracranial Bleeding And Likelihood Of Routine Discharge: Do Co-Morbidities Matter?​, Stephanie Anderson, Heather Rhodes, Antonio Pepe, Donald Courtney

South Atlantic Division Research Day 2022

No abstract provided.


Conference Proceedings: Select Abstracts Presented At 2021 Advocate Aurora Health Scientific Day, 2021 Advocate Aurora Health

Conference Proceedings: Select Abstracts Presented At 2021 Advocate Aurora Health Scientific Day

Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews

Abstracts published within this supplement were presented at the 47th annual Advocate Aurora Health Scientific Day, held virtually on May 26, 2021. This research symposium provides a forum for disseminating results from studies conducted by faculty, fellows, residents, and other allied health professionals associated with Midwest-based health system Advocate Aurora Health, which publishes the Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews.


A Light In The Dark: End-Of-Life Conversations In Advanced Cancer Patients Improve Caregiver Grief, Nicole Meeks 2021 Wayne State University School of Medicine

A Light In The Dark: End-Of-Life Conversations In Advanced Cancer Patients Improve Caregiver Grief, Nicole Meeks

Clinical Research in Practice: The Journal of Team Hippocrates

A clinical decision report using:

Wright AA, Zhang B, Ray A, Mack JW, Trice E, Balboni T, Mitchell SL, Jackson VA, Block SD, Maciejewski PK, & Prigerson HG. Associations between end-of-life discussions, patient mental health, medical care near death, and caregiver bereavement adjustment. JAMA. 2008;300(14):1665-1673. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.300.14.1665

for a patient with end stage cancer and an anxious caregiver.


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