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SAGE Palliative Medicine & Chronic Care

Feb 21, 2024

This episode features Dr Carlos Seiça Cardoso (Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
CINTESIS@RISE, MEDCIDS, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto, Porto, Portugal)

 What is already known about the topic?

  • The burden of chronic, progressive, incurable and life-threatening illness is...


Jan 12, 2024

This episode features Ellis Slotman (Netherlands Comprehensive Cancer Organisation (IKNL), Utrecht, the Netherlands)

 What is already known about the topic?

  • Potentially inappropriate end-of-life care in patients with cancer is still common.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has been shown to affect cancer diagnosis...


Oct 30, 2023

This episode features Dr Vanessa Abrahamson, (Centre for Health Services Studies, University of Kent, Kent, UK).

 

What is already known about the topic?

  • Increasingly, people at end-of-life want to die at home but this relies heavily on family carers to support the patient.
  • Many carers struggle with the practical...


Oct 9, 2023

This episode features Dr Nivedita Ashok, (University College London, London, UK).

 

What is already known about the topic?

  • Individuals with intellectual disability or serious mental illness have high rates of mortality due to physical comorbidities.
  • These populations have specific needs that should be met to...


Sep 11, 2023

This episode features Caitlin Spooner (Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, University College London, London, UK).

 What is already known about the topic?

- Currently, there is no gold standard for evaluating how different methods of prognosticating in advanced cancer impact on patient care.

- Prognostic...