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In this episode, we present an interview with a long time colleague and friend Dr. Lyle Galloway. Lyle has a special interest in psychedelic assisted therapy as it relates to Palliative Medicine. He sits down with Alison for a fascinating conversation about all things psychedelic because…It’s Not All About Death!
In this episode, we discuss all things delirium - what it is, what can cause it, what can mimic it, and how it can be addressed…because It’s Not All About Death!
In this episode, we discuss all things constipation - what it is, how it happens (especially in palliative care), how it can be prevented, and how it can be treated…because It’s Not All About Death!
In this episode, we present another interview with a highly regarded researcher in the palliative care world.
Dr. Hui is an associate professor with tenure at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre. He is a practicing Medical Oncologist and Palliative Care specialist with a research focus in symptom management, prognostication and the integration of Oncology and Palliative Care. He has published over 290 research articles in highly regarded medical journals (no big deal right?).
Listen in as we discuss topics such as how to select patients who can benefit most from palliative care interventions, how quality improvement can be implemented in palliative care clinical settings, and more because…It’s Not Always About Death!
In this episode, we discuss opioid toxicity, opioid rotation and conversion ratios - why we do them, when to do them, and how to do them…because It’s Not All About Death!
In this episode, we interview a special guest -- Dr. Areej El-Jawahri. She is based in Boston, Massachusetts, and is an oncologist specializing in the care of patients with hematologic malignancies and those undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. We talk about her research, the importance of early palliative care, and who should be responsible for providing palliative care on a medical team because...It's Not All About Death!
At the end of the Episode, Dr. Amane Abdul-Razzak mentions a few resources, which are available below:
1. Publication by Dr. Jennifer Temel: Early Palliative Care for Patients with Metastatic Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer. Available at: https://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMoa1000678
2. Publication by Dr. Areej El-Jawahri: Effectiveness of Integrated Palliative and Oncology Care for Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia - A Randomized Clinical Trial. Available at: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaoncology/article-abstract/2773838
In this episode, we discuss neuropathic pain - causes, therapeutic approaches, dosing, side-effects, and roots of the term "marijuana," because…It’s Not All About Death! Listen until the end for our new slogan too!
In this episode, we discuss opioids - their uses, side-effects, and how their careful use can play a big role in managing pain because…It’s Not All About Death!
In this episode, we discuss approaches to pain: how to define it, how to characterize it, and how understanding and addressing it holistically is a central part of palliative care because…It’s Not All About Death!
In this episode, we discuss the commonly held perception that palliative care is depressing, our coping strategies, and some special experiences that have helped redefine our perspectives because...It's Not All About Death!
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