Supportive Care

Ability to Communicate Is a Key Factor in Personalized Sedation Goals

November 25, 2021

David Hui, MD, MSc, from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses how caregivers may prioritize communication when making end-of-life sedation decisions for loved ones with agitated delirium.

Earlier Palliative Care May Improve Patient Outcomes

November 19, 2021

Joe Contreras, MD, chair of the Institute of Pain and Palliative Medicine, explains how some common misconceptions may be hindering patients from receiving potentially outcome-improving palliative care.

Debunking 3 Common Myths Patients with Cancer Have About Palliative Care

November 15, 2021

For National Hospice and Palliative Care Awareness Month, Joe Contreras, MD, spoke to Oncology Nursing News® about some common misconceptions between the 2 and how oncology nurses can more effectively speak with their patients about palliative care.