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Symptom Management in Palliative Care - Dying, Funerals & Grief
Symptom Management. Symptoms other than pain can cause distress during a life-threatening illness. Breathing problems, stomach upset and loss of appetite, ...
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Pain & Symptom Management - Dying, Funerals & Grief - About.com
Pain is a common and distressing symptom for patients on palliative care and hospice. Find information on what pain is and how it is treated.
http://dying.about.com/od/paincontrol/
Managing Nausea and Vomiting for Palliative Care Patients
May 27, 2014 ... Nausea and vomiting are common and distressing symptoms for many palliative care and hospice patients. Find out how you can help manage ...
http://dying.about.com/od/gastrointestinalsymptoms/a/nausea-vomiting.htm
End of Life Issues - COPD and End of Life Issues - About.com
Jan 1, 2014 ... Symptom management is one of the most important aspects of end of life care because COPD symptoms often worsen in the final days.
http://copd.about.com/od/copdtreatment/a/Managing-End-Of-Life-Issues-Related-To-Copd.htm
Managing & Treating Delirium & Terminal Restlessness
Apr 30, 2014 ... Delirium and terminal restlessness are distressing symptoms in dying patients. Learn how to help manage delirium and terminal restlessness.
http://dying.about.com/od/symptommanagement/a/terminal_restlessness.htm
Itching Causes and Treatment - Dying, Funerals & Grief - About.com
Jun 5, 2014 ... Caring for the Dying · Pain & Symptom Management · Palliative Care ... Itching isn't a symptom that should be ignored or viewed as less ...
http://dying.about.com/od/symptommanagement/a/pruritus.htm
Dyspnea or Shortness of Breath in Palliative Care Patients
May 21, 2014 ... Shortness of breath, also known as dyspnea, is a common symptom in palliative care patients. Find out why it ... Tips for Managing Anxiety.
http://dying.about.com/od/respiratorysymptoms/a/dyspnea.htm
Symptoms/Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis has more symptoms and signs than almost any other disease of ... By knowing the symptoms you can more actively manage your MS.
http://ms.about.com/od/multiplesclerosis101/u/symptoms_diagnosis.htm
Treating Anxiety - Tips for Treating Anxiety in Dying Patients
Sep 26, 2013 ... Managing Anxiety ... Anxiety is a common symptom in patients nearing death. ... If your loved one is experiencing one of these symptoms, it's ...
http://dying.about.com/od/symptommanagement/a/anxiety.htm
What Is the Hospice Comfort Kit? - Dying, Funerals & Grief - About.com
May 20, 2014 ... Caring for the Dying · Pain & Symptom Management · Palliative Care ... Consider Their Pharmacy Options · Hospice Case Manager Nurse ...
http://dying.about.com/od/symptommanagement/f/hospice_kit.htm
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