Affiliation: Thomas Jefferson University
- Palliative care for the cancer patientBarbara Reville
Palliative Care Service, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Prim Care 36:781-810. 2009..Although there is limited evidence regarding the relative efficacy of symptom interventions from randomized controlled trials, clinical practice guidelines are available...
- End-of-life care for hospitalized patients with lung cancer: utilization of a palliative care serviceBarbara Reville
Jefferson Palliative Care Service, Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
J Palliat Med 13:1261-6. 2010..Patient characteristics and discharge dispositions in hospitalized patients with lung cancer receiving usual care were compared to those referred to a new palliative care service...
- Multidisciplinary family meetings in the ICU facilitate end-of-life decision makingEnrique Machare Delgado
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 26:295-302. 2009..The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of establishing a multi-disciplinary family meeting (MDFM) program and the impact of such a program on the end-of-life decision making in the setting of an ICU...