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SAGE Palliative Medicine & Chronic Care

Jun 11, 2021

This episode features Baby Foo (School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia) and Dr Michele Wiese (School of Psychology, Western Sydney University, Penrith, NSW, Australia).

With advancing age and the experience of life-limiting illness, people with intellectual disability need equitable...

Jun 11, 2021

This episode features Daisy McInnerney (Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, Division of Psychiatry, UCL, London, UK).

Emotional disclosure -based interventions can improve psychological and physical wellbeing in general populations. A range of emotional disclosure-based interventions exist, but evidence...

Jun 11, 2021

This episode features Dr Liz Jamieson (Research Department of Practice and Policy, University College London School of Pharmacy, London, UK).

Oral morphine is the recommended first line treatment for breakthrough pain. Intranasal diamorphine is an effective, rapid onset, well tolerated treatment for use in Accident...

Jun 11, 2021

This episode features Laura Health
(Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK).

COVID-19 has a mortality of between 1% and 2% and is the deadliest pandemic in living memory. The elderly, and those with pre-existing conditions tend to be most vulnerable to severe disease...

Jun 11, 2021

This episode features Benjamin Thomas

(Palliative Care Service, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, Warrawong, NSW, Australia).

Terminal delirium is a common symptom at the end of life, causing distress to patients and families. Traditional management for terminal delirium requires sedation, which limits...