Items Tagged ‘palliative care’

October 26, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations KAET Channel […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Arizona PBS, blood donoar, Breast Cancer, Canadian Skies, Cancer, Chicago, Chicago T, Chicago Tribune, David Bakken, diabetes, Dr. Bert Vargas


June 11, 2012

Nurses Should Incorporate Palliative Information Early in Oncology Treatment

By Mystery User

A nurse-led palliative care intervention for persons newly diagnosed with metastatic cancer improved emotional and mental quality of life (QoL) for those patients. The intervention was carried out by an advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP) who had been integrated into the oncology team at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida…Although Mayo Clinic oncologist Gerardo Colon-Otero, […]

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Tags: Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, metastic cancer, Oncology Nurse Advisor, palliative care


June 1, 2012

Alternatives to the Nursing Home for Aging or Ailing Parents

By Mystery User

In this week’s TIME cover story, “The Long Goodbye” (available to subscribers here), journalist Joe Klein writes about managing the care of his ailing parents, both of whom suffered from dementia, until their deaths last winter eight weeks apart. He spent “five months as a death panel for both my mother and my father,” Klein […]

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Tags: dementia, Dr. Gregory Hanson, hospice care, palliative care, TIME


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