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The MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is a not-for-profit unit of MJHS health system, supporting community-based palliative care through education, research, and quality management.

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The MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is a not-for-profit unit of MJHS health system, supporting community-based palliative care through education, research, and quality management.

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    Professor's Rounds: Integrating Palliative and Critical Care -- J. Randall Curtis, MD, MPH

    Professor's Rounds: Integrating Palliative and Critical Care -- J. Randall Curtis, MD, MPH

    The purpose of this podcast is to increase your understanding of the principles and practices that facilitate high quality primary and specialty care in the ICU and review the existing evidence for specific approaches to integrating palliative care in the ICU.

    • 58 min
    • video
    A 75-year-old man with CHF, COPD, chronic kidney disease, and frequent falls after medication change -- Michael Zablow, MD

    A 75-year-old man with CHF, COPD, chronic kidney disease, and frequent falls after medication change -- Michael Zablow, MD

    The purpose of this podcast is to analyze how polypharmacy can cause falls and other side effects in the elderly.

    • 30 min
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    An 89-year-old woman with increasing weakness, declining function, and weight loss -- Michael Zablow, MD

    An 89-year-old woman with increasing weakness, declining function, and weight loss -- Michael Zablow, MD

    The purpose of this podcast is to discuss the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of frailty in the geriatric population. The presentation will use discussion of clinical cases to illustrate a practical clinical treatment approach aimed at improving the patient’s symptoms and quality of life.

    • 28 min
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    A 62-year old man with chronic kidney disease, insomnia and dysthymia -- Mara Lugassy, MD

    A 62-year old man with chronic kidney disease, insomnia and dysthymia -- Mara Lugassy, MD

    The purpose of this podcast is to enhance the knowledge of primary care physicians and nurse practitioners in the palliation of a patient with chronic kidney disease (CKD)with symptoms of insomnia and dysthymia.

    • 32 min
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    A 45-year-old woman with locally extensive cervical cancer, chronic pain, and a history of IV drug use -- Martin Grossman, MD

    A 45-year-old woman with locally extensive cervical cancer, chronic pain, and a history of IV drug use -- Martin Grossman, MD

    The purpose of this podcast is to enhance the knowledge of primary care physicians and nurse practitioners in the palliation of cancer-related pain in a patient who has a history of IV drug abuse.

    • 28 min
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    Professor's Rounds: Ensuring the Delivery of High Quality Care Throughout the Cancer Trajectory -- Jennifer Temel, MD

    Professor's Rounds: Ensuring the Delivery of High Quality Care Throughout the Cancer Trajectory -- Jennifer Temel, MD

    The purpose of this podcast is to understand the importance of symptom management and communication about prognosis and end-of-life care preferences in patients with advanced cancer and the role that palliative care can play in addressing these important aspects of cancer care. 

    • 1 hr

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