16) Furthermore a review on cancer of the oesophagus suggests that the palliative treatment
of choice is combined chemoradiation therapy.
If PSU is a medical treatment, should it not be available alongside all other palliative treatments
of similar net effect?
These patients would receive palliative treatments
because they have a short life expectancy, no real demand for aggressive treatment and would gain little benefit from chemotherapy.
The RCR said that waiting times had lengthened in 73 per cent of the centres for radical treatments and radiotherapy after surgery, and in 44 per cent for palliative treatments
8 three-month depot formulations, marks a broadening of the existing indication for the palliative treatment
of advanced prostate cancer.
Several of the justices revealed a belief that all terminally ill patients have access to palliative treatment
to end pain, even if it also leads to death.
Patients who are certified, by three state-approved physicians, to be within six months of dying are given palliative treatment
only, unless the patient or family objects, in which case they share half the costs.
Last year it was reported she was moved to a special care home for palliative treatment
after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour.
To consolidate the existing radiotherapy and nuclear medicine facilities at the Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, and establish radiotherapy and nuclear medicine centers in five regions of the country (Gondar, Awassa, Jimma, Mekele and Harar university hospitals) for the diagnosis and curative and palliative treatment
of cancer patients and the efficient diagnosis and management of other diseases including cardiovascular diseases.
Al-Sayer was in Rome to participate in an international workshop that mainly aimed to write a charter endorsing children's right to palliative treatment
As a result, doctors at Philippine Children's Medical Center have adopted a palliative treatment
protocol for him.
Doctors are generally not liable for murder if they withhold or withdraw treatment or provide palliative treatment
that hastens death when the patient has made an advance directive, treatment is futile or the burdens and risks will outweigh the benefits of such treatment.