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Perspectives in Palliative Medicine

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United States

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Description:

Stay on top of new research, advances and treatments available for the care of seriously ill patients. This series addresses the needs of patients and families dealing with serious or life-threatening conditions and provides concrete insights into how, as healthcare professionals, we can best provide relief to patients and their families at the most difficult of times.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Challenges to Pain Management in Geriatric Patients

1/22/2010
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Host: Porter Storey, MD Guest: Sean Morrison, MD What is the best treatment for our geriatric patients in pain? Do the hazards of analgesics outweigh the harm of being of pain for these patients? Dr. Sean Morrison joins host Dr. Porter Storey to explore pain's implications, treatment options, and red flags when treating geriatric patients. Series Produced In Cooperation With Sponsored By

Duration: 00:14:59


Palliative Cares Role in Treatment of the Seriously Ill

1/22/2010
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Host: Porter Storey, MD Guest: Russell K. Portenoy, MD More than half of the United Statesrsquo; large hospitals have a palliative care team. What constitutes good palliative care? How do specialist palliative care and generalist care differ? Tune in for an exploration of the best practices in the treatment of patients with serious or life-threatening illness, with host Dr. Porter Storey and Dr. Russell Portenoy,nbsp;chairman of the department of pain medicine and palliative care at Beth...