Symptom Management in the Last Days

Last Modified: November 1, 2001

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Delirium (49 minutes, 25 seconds)

William S. Breitbart, MD
 Associate Attending Psychiatrist
 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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Sedation as a Treatment for Refractory Symptoms Near the End of Life (15 minutes, 35 seconds)

Diane E. Meier, MD
 Associate Professor, Geriatrics & Medicine
 Mt. Sinai Medical Center

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Grief and Bereavement (49 minutes, 25 seconds)

Margaret M. Mahon, PhD, RN, CPNP
 Associate Professor, Nursing
 Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania

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Panel Discussion (15 minutes, 35 seconds)

Moderator: Mary F. Morrison, MD
 Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Medicine;  Co-Director, Medical & Consultation, Psychiatry Section
 Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania

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Involves phone-based management by nurse-physician team, automated symptom monitoring

Jul 16, 2010 - A centralized telephone-based care management approach combined with automated symptom monitoring can improve pain and depression in patients with cancer, according to a study published in the July 14 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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