423. Palliative Care For Cancer

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423. Palliative Care For Cancer

 

 

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 3
1 BACKGROUND AND RECOMMENDATIONS 9
Introduction, 9
What Is Palliative Care?, 11
Intent of This Report, 12
Barriers to Excellent Palliative and End-of-Life Care, 13
End-of-Life and Palliative Care: Evolution of the Issue, 33
The 1990s: Signal Efforts and Events Around Palliative
and End-of-Life Care, 37
Current NIH Involvement in Palliative and
End-of-Life Care, 45
Conclusions and Recommendations, 49
References, 53
Appendix 1A
Table 1A-1: NCI Funding for Palliative Care Research:
Specific Projects, Fiscal Year 1999, 55
Table 1A-2: NCI Funding for Palliative Care Research:
Institutional Grants, Fiscal Year 1999, 58

Appendix 1B
Recommendations from Enhancing Data Systems
to Improve the Quality of Cancer Care (IOM, 2000), 62
TABLES AND BOXES
Tables
1-1 Clinical Practice Guidelines for End-of-Life Care: Status, Source, and
Further Development Needed, 21
1-2 Status of Quality Indicator Development for End-of-Life Care, 25
1-3 Symptom Control Research Opportunities and Unmet Needs, 34
Boxes
1-1 Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care—The Robert Wood
Johnson Foundation, 17
1-2 SUPPORT, 38
1-3 Recommendations and Future Directions—From Approaching Death:
Improving Care at the End of Life (IOM, 1997), 41
1-4 The ASCO Survey, 46

PART 2

2 RELIABLE, HIGH-QUALITY, EFFICIENT END-OF-
LIFE CARE FOR CANCER PATIENTS:

ECONOMIC ISSUES AND BARRIERS 67
Joanne Lynn, M.D., and Ann O’Mara, R.N., Ph.D.
3 QUALITY OF CARE AND QUALITY INDICATORS
FOR END-OF-LIFE CANCER CARE: HOPE FOR THE
BEST, YET PREPARE FOR THE WORST 96
Joan M Teno, M.D., M.S.
4 THE CURRENT STATE OF PATIENT AND FAMILY
INFORMATION ABOUT END-OF-LIFE CARE 132
Aaron S. Kesselheim
5 PALLIATIVE CARE FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS
AND OTHER VULNERABLE POPULATIONS:
ACCESS AND QUALITY ISSUES 153
Richard Payne, M.D.
xvi CONTENTS

6 END-OF-LIFE CARE: SPECIAL ISSUES IN PEDIATRIC
ONCOLOGY 161
Joanne M. Hilden, M.D., Bruce P. Himelstein, M.D., David R.
Freyer, D.O., Sarah Friebert, M.D., and Javier R. Kane, M.D.
7 CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR THE
MANAGEMENT OF PSYCHOSOCIAL AND PHYSICAL
SYMPTOMS OF CANCER 199
Jimmie C. Holland, M.D., and Lisa Chertkov, M.D.
8 CROSS-CUTTING RESEARCH ISSUES:
A RESEARCH AGENDA FOR REDUCING DISTRESS
OF PATIENTS WITH CANCER 233
Charles S. Cleeland, Ph.D.

9 PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION IN PALLIATIVE AND END-OF-
LIFE CARE FOR PHYSICIANS, NURSES AND SOCIAL

WORKERS 277
Hellen Gelband
INDEX 311

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