symptom management

symptom management

An approach to palliative care that treats the symptoms rather than the cause of a condition. Its focus includes confusion, dizziness, fatigue, incontinence, nausea, shortness of breath, vomiting, and weakness.
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Kurt Kroenke, M.D., from Indiana University in Indianapolis, and colleagues evaluated the effectiveness of automated self-management (ASM; automated monitoring and nine web-based self-management modules) versus comprehensive symptom management (CSM; ASM with enhanced collaborative care by a nurse-physician team).
Among the topics are factors associated with the increased adoption of a research data warehouse, an informatics framework for maternal and child health monitoring, digital process innovation from patient-centered cancer symptom management, rule-based data quality assessment and monitoring systems in healthcare facilities, and applying a pneumatic interface to intervene with rapid eating behavior.
Good Shepherd Hospice Center offers a "home-like environment," providing symptom management, emotional and spiritual support, and dignity and comfort to patients and their loved ones, officials said.
During the six-month study, the teams identified 222 instances where an ER event was likely avoided as a result of symptom management and triage pathways programmes deployed at the two practices.
healthcare systems whose goal is to integrate the use of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) into the routine practice of oncology providers to improve symptom management and to decrease hospitalizations.
the service will provide 6-8 sessions of support including trauma-informed early help, advocacy and case management, and symptom management, with safe and appropriate onward referral when necessary.
The team works in an integrated approach to address symptom management, patient-family communication, advance care planning and to coordinate care with other medical professionals including primary care, specialty care and in-home care providers.
The authors suggest that RA patients include these foods in their diets, as well as avoiding processed foods, butter, sugar, and foods high in sodium to help with symptom management.
As many as 53% of cancer patients' Emergency Room visits that do not require admission could be avoided with better symptom management and greater availability of outpatient care tailored to their needs, maintains a study by Laura Panattoni, a staff scientist at the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research, Seattle, Wash.
The symptoms affected patients' lives, and the patients used either positive or negative symptom management strategies, leading to either positive or negative results during symptom management.
The University of California, San Francisco, symptom management model guided this study.
Karen Taylor, and Dana LaVoie, both experienced and licensed acupuncturists with experience in herbal medicine, and Oriental dietary therapy will offer "the Oriental Medicine view of Parkinson's," and how it can be applied for symptom management of Parkinson's.