Symptoms seen in inpatient palliative care and impact of palliative care unit on symptom control


Uysal N., Senel G., Karaca S., Kadiogullari N., Kocak N., Oguz G.

AGRI-THE JOURNAL OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF ALGOLOGY, vol.27, no.2, pp.104-110, 2015 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5505/agri.2015.26214
  • Journal Name: AGRI-THE JOURNAL OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF ALGOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.104-110
  • Keywords: Patient, palliative care, symptom, CANCER-PATIENTS, PREVALENCE, ADMISSION, CLUSTERS, BURDEN, PAIN
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to determine the symptoms observed during admission to palliative care in patients that would be provided palliative support, to measure their intensity, and to evaluate the effect of palliative care on patient symptoms by recording changes during the first week after admission to hospital.