Hospice Care: Specialized health care, supportive in nature, provided to a dying person. A holistic approach is often taken, providing patients and their families with legal, financial, emotional, or spiritual counseling in addition to meeting patients' immediate physical needs. Care may be provided in the home, in the hospital, in specialized facilities (HOSPICES), or in specially designated areas of long-term care facilities. The concept also includes bereavement care for the family. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Hospices: Facilities or services which are especially devoted to providing palliative and supportive care to the patient with a terminal illness and to the patient's family.Pain: An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.Pain Management: A form of therapy that employs a coordinated and interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those experiencing pain.Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing: A nursing specialty concerned with care of patients facing serious or life-threatening illnesses. The goal of palliative nursing is to prevent and relieve suffering, and to support the best possible quality of life for patients and their families. Hospice nursing is palliative care for people in their final stages of life.Chronic Pain: Aching sensation that persists for more than a few months. It may or may not be associated with trauma or disease, and may persist after the initial injury has healed. Its localization, character, and timing are more vague than with acute pain.Pain Threshold: Amount of stimulation required before the sensation of pain is experienced.Terminal Care: Medical and nursing care of patients in the terminal stage of an illness.Pain, Postoperative: Pain during the period after surgery.Home Care Agencies: Public or private organizations that provide, either directly or through arrangements with other organizations, home health services in the patient's home. (Hospital Administration Terminology, 2d ed)Palliative Care: Care alleviating symptoms without curing the underlying disease. (Stedman, 25th ed)Low Back Pain: Acute or chronic pain in the lumbar or sacral regions, which may be associated with musculo-ligamentous SPRAINS AND STRAINS; INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; and other conditions.Back Pain: Acute or chronic pain located in the posterior regions of the THORAX; LUMBOSACRAL REGION; or the adjacent regions.Pain Measurement: Scales, questionnaires, tests, and other methods used to assess pain severity and duration in patients or experimental animals to aid in diagnosis, therapy, and physiological studies.Terminally Ill: Persons with an incurable or irreversible illness at the end stage that will result in death within a short time. (From O'Leary et al., Lexikon: Dictionary of Health Care Terms, Organizations, and Acronyms for the Era of Reform, 1994, p780)Pain, Intractable: Persistent pain that is refractory to some or all forms of treatment.Abdominal Pain: Sensation of discomfort, distress, or agony in the abdominal region.Neck Pain: Discomfort or more intense forms of pain that are localized to the cervical region. This term generally refers to pain in the posterior or lateral regions of the neck.Pelvic Pain: Pain in the pelvic region of genital and non-genital origin and of organic or psychogenic etiology. Frequent causes of pain are distension or contraction of hollow viscera, rapid stretching of the capsule of a solid organ, chemical irritation, tissue ischemia, and neuritis secondary to inflammatory, neoplastic, or fibrotic processes in adjacent organs. (Kase, Weingold & Gershenson: Principles and Practice of Clinical Gynecology, 2d ed, pp479-508)Pain Perception: The process by which PAIN is recognized and interpreted by the brain.Videoconferencing: Communications via an interactive conference between two or more participants at different sites, using computer networks (COMPUTER COMMUNICATION NETWORKS) or other telecommunication links to transmit audio, video, and data.Facial Pain: Pain in the facial region including orofacial pain and craniofacial pain. Associated conditions include local inflammatory and neoplastic disorders and neuralgic syndromes involving the trigeminal, facial, and glossopharyngeal nerves. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent facial pain as the primary manifestation of disease are referred to as FACIAL PAIN SYNDROMES.Medicare: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976)Acute Pain: Intensely discomforting, distressful, or agonizing sensation associated with trauma or disease, with well-defined location, character, and timing.Attitude to Death: Conceptual response of the person to the various aspects of death, which are based on individual psychosocial and cultural experience.Pain, Referred: A type of pain that is perceived in an area away from the site where the pain arises, such as facial pain caused by lesion of the VAGUS NERVE, or throat problem generating referred pain in the ear.Home Care Services: Community health and NURSING SERVICES providing coordinated multiple services to the patient at the patient's homes. These home-care services are provided by a visiting nurse, home health agencies, HOSPITALS, or organized community groups using professional staff for care delivery. It differs from HOME NURSING which is provided by non-professionals.Shoulder Pain: Unilateral or bilateral pain of the shoulder. It is often caused by physical activities such as work or sports participation, but may also be pathologic in origin.Nursing Homes: Facilities which provide nursing supervision and limited medical care to persons who do not require hospitalization.United StatesMusculoskeletal Pain: Discomfort stemming from muscles, LIGAMENTS, tendons, and bones.Caregivers: Persons who provide care to those who need supervision or assistance in illness or disability. They may provide the care in the home, in a hospital, or in an institution. Although caregivers include trained medical, nursing, and other health personnel, the concept also refers to parents, spouses, or other family members, friends, members of the clergy, teachers, social workers, fellow patients.Neoplasms: New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.Bereavement: Refers to the whole process of grieving and mourning and is associated with a deep sense of loss and sadness.Professional-Family Relations: The interactions between the professional person and the family.Analgesics: Compounds capable of relieving pain without the loss of CONSCIOUSNESS.Analgesics, Opioid: Compounds with activity like OPIATE ALKALOIDS, acting at OPIOID RECEPTORS. Properties include induction of ANALGESIA or NARCOSIS.Nociceptive Pain: Dull or sharp aching pain caused by stimulated NOCICEPTORS due to tissue injury, inflammation or diseases. It can be divided into somatic or tissue pain and VISCERAL PAIN.Neuralgia: Intense or aching pain that occurs along the course or distribution of a peripheral or cranial nerve.Death: Irreversible cessation of all bodily functions, manifested by absence of spontaneous breathing and total loss of cardiovascular and cerebral functions.Advance Care Planning: Discussions with patients and/or their representatives about the goals and desired direction of the patient's care, particularly end-of-life care, in the event that the patient is or becomes incompetent to make decisions.OregonEligibility Determination: Criteria to determine eligibility of patients for medical care programs and services.Home Nursing: Nursing care given to an individual in the home. The care may be provided by a family member or a friend. Home nursing as care by a non-professional is differentiated from HOME CARE SERVICES provided by professionals: visiting nurse, home health agencies, hospital, or other organized community group.Home Health Aides: Persons who assist ill, elderly, or disabled persons in the home, carrying out personal care and housekeeping tasks. (From Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms. 2d ed, p202)Resuscitation Orders: Instructions issued by a physician pertaining to the institution, continuation, or withdrawal of life support measures. The concept includes policies, laws, statutes, decisions, guidelines, and discussions that may affect the issuance of such orders.Family: A social group consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.Myofascial Pain Syndromes: Muscular pain in numerous body regions that can be reproduced by pressure on TRIGGER POINTS, localized hardenings in skeletal muscle tissue. Pain is referred to a location distant from the trigger points. A prime example is the TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFUNCTION SYNDROME.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Hyperalgesia: An increased sensation of pain or discomfort produced by mimimally noxious stimuli due to damage to soft tissue containing NOCICEPTORS or injury to a peripheral nerve.Complex Regional Pain Syndromes: Conditions characterized by pain involving an extremity or other body region, HYPERESTHESIA, and localized autonomic dysfunction following injury to soft tissue or nerve. The pain is usually associated with ERYTHEMA; SKIN TEMPERATURE changes, abnormal sudomotor activity (i.e., changes in sweating due to altered sympathetic innervation) or edema. The degree of pain and other manifestations is out of proportion to that expected from the inciting event. Two subtypes of this condition have been described: type I; (REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY) and type II; (CAUSALGIA). (From Pain 1995 Oct;63(1):127-33)Chronic Disease: Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Visceral Pain: Pain originating from internal organs (VISCERA) associated with autonomic phenomena (PALLOR; SWEATING; NAUSEA; and VOMITING). It often becomes a REFERRED PAIN.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Medicare Part A: The compulsory portion of Medicare that is known as the Hospital Insurance Program. All persons 65 years and older who are entitled to benefits under the Old Age, Survivors, Disability and Health Insurance Program or railroad retirement, persons under the age of 65 who have been eligible for disability for more than two years, and insured workers (and their dependents) requiring renal dialysis or kidney transplantation are automatically enrolled in Medicare Part A.
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The American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care. 27 (5): 333-6. doi:10.1177/1049909110361229. PMID 20185402. Ranoux D, Attal ... Neuropathic pain is pain caused by damage or disease affecting the somatosensory nervous system. Neuropathic pain may be ... central neuropathic pain, or mixed (peripheral and central) neuropathic pain. Central neuropathic pain is found in spinal cord ... "Use of Topical Pain Medications in the Treatment of Various Pain Syndromes". Topics in Pain Management. 31 (7): 1-8. doi: ...
... hospice care, pain management, proxy decision-making, do-not-resuscitate orders, and the sanctity of life. The final session ... addressed the issue of pediatric end-of-life care, focusing on decision-making for the pediatric patient, as well as issues ...
... palliative care Neonatology Pain medicine Pediatric allergy and immunology Pediatric cardiology Pediatric critical care ... abuse pediatrics Clinical informatics Developmental-behavioral pediatrics Electrophysiology Genetics Headache medicine Hospice ... Other specialties that care for children include: Child neurology, a specialty in its own right Epilepsy Neurocritical Care ... p. 1. P.M. Dunn, "Soranus of Ephesus (circa AD 98-138) and perinatal care in Roman times", Archives of Disease in Childhood: ...
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HHAs are part of a category of occupations that is commonly referred to as direct care workers. The services/care that a Home ... personal care and health-related services to a variety of individuals (patients) who require more assistance than family and/or ... Visit the National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) to view a state requirement list. Each state has specific ... Observing the Pain. *Reporting to the Agency. *Incident Reports. *Working With Ill and Disabled Clients ...
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JPSM, published by Elsevier, is a highly respected journal in the field of hospice and palliative care with a readership that ... The Journal of Pain and Symptom Management is the official professional journal of NHPCO. ... Journal of Pain and Symptom Management The Journal of Pain and Symptom Management is the official professional journal of NHPCO ... JPSM, published by Elsevier, is a highly respected journal in the field of hospice and palliative care with a readership that ...
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Question: My mother is at home and cared for by a hospice program. Still, she is in pain much of the time. Is the hospice not ... Managing Moms Pain When She is Being Cared for by Hospice. by Viki Kind, End-of-Life Expert. October 06, 2011 ... 1. The hospice may not be doing a good job. I would recommend you make a call to the medical director of the hospice today and ... The San Diego Hospice is one of the most famous inpatient hospices in the world. The doctor has to call this number. This is ...
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Role of the hospice in the care of the dying. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1982; 285 :1766 ... Role of the hospice in the care of the dying.. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1982; 285 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.285.6357.1766 ...
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Factors associated with the provision of hospice care for children. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2013;45(4):701-711pmid:22921174. ... hospice care. *Abbreviations:. AAP - American Academy of Pediatrics. PPC-PHC - pediatric palliative care and pediatric hospice ... Hospice care is a particular form of palliative care, delivered in the United States by licensed hospice agencies. As mandated ... Pediatric palliative care and pediatric hospice care (PPC-PHC) are often essential aspects of medical care for patients who ...
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This can mean freedom from physical, emotional, spiritual and/or social pain. Hospices typically do not perform treatments that ... Childrens Hospice International CDC National Home and Hospice Care Data Question and Answers about hospice care needs provided ... The four primary levels of care provided by hospice are routine home care, continuous care, general inpatient, and respite care ... As the hospice industry has expanded, so, too, has the concept of hospice care. In 2003 the first US childrens hospice ...
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  • The caregiver is engaged during a loved one's battle against disease and later during hospice. (aarp.org)
  • What's hard for the family caregiver is that the person has been in the mode of taking care of the patient for so long, of searching out and researching the options, and finding the best treatments and keeping that positive hope alive," Goyer says. (aarp.org)
  • We also offer caregiver training to assist the family in also providing care. (upmc.com)
  • Whether looking to improve pain management, lessen caregiver burden or maximize quality of life, the decision to pursue hospice is never hard and fast. (asbestos.com)
  • inability to distinguish which morbidity was the terminal illness and lack of information about patient/caregiver preferences for end-of-life care and place of death. (bmj.com)
  • Family Caregiver Alliance-National Center on Caregiving is a community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care for loved ones at home. (lacare.org)
  • In addition, there is a unique benefit of hospice that allows a patient to be cared for at a facility for a period of time, not because the patient needs it, but because the family caregiver needs a rest in order to continue to care for his or her loved one. (shoppersdrugmart.ca)
  • Most hospice care is provided at home - with a family member typically serving as the primary caregiver. (shoppersdrugmart.ca)
  • The hospice social worker assesses your needs as well as those of your family, helping to strengthen coping and relieve caregiver stress. (mainlinehealth.org)
  • With practices largely defined by the Medicare system, a social insurance program in the United States, and other health insurance providers, hospice care is made available in the United States to patients of any age with any terminal prognosis who are medically certified to have less than six months to live. (wikipedia.org)
  • Addington-Hall JM, MacDonald LD, Anderson HR (1990) Can the Spitzer quality of life index help to reduce prognostic uncertainty in terminal care? (springer.com)
  • Before a patient is taken to the Hospice care, they must have tried all the treatment options and concluded that death is inevitable, particularly in the end stage of a terminal or deadly disease. (checkbiotech.org)
  • A senior with terminal-stage Alzheimer's might be unable to breathe without assistance, might be in severe pain, could exhibit behavioral outbursts indicative of severe stress or depression, and so on. (cincinnati.com)
  • When faced with a life-limiting or terminal diagnosis, hospice can be the best option when the prognosis is months, weeks, or days rather than years. (novanthealth.org)
  • As the Hospice of Du Page chaplain, she visits terminal patients in their homes, prays with them and their families, and listens to their thoughts and fears. (chicagotribune.com)
  • We support that interest with this case report, which describes our experience in treating a 44-year-old male hospice patient with severe constant anxiety, fear, and depression in addition to multiple near-terminal comorbid physical conditions that produce chronic pain. (ijpc.com)
  • In light of these barriers, palliative care specialist involvement should be considered early in the disease process, but especially as patients face difficult decisions related to shifting focus from curative therapy to palliation and hospice. (acc.org)