palliation


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Synonyms for palliation

freedom, especially from pain

Synonyms for palliation

easing the severity of a pain or a disease without removing the cause

to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious

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Public hospitals were more likely to admit patients for palliation than were other hospitals.
Conclusion: Based on our results hypofractionated radiotherapy 8 Gy in 1fraction is an effective modality in the palliation of pain secondary to bone metastasis.
(1.) Sarper A, Oz N, Cihangir C, et al.The efficacy of self-expanding metal stents for palliation of malignant esophageal strictures and fistulas.
Malignant esophageal obstruction and esophagorespiratory fistula: palliation with a polyethylene-covered Z-stent.
Haijtink, P Fockens et al., "First data on the Evolution duodenal stent for palliation of malignant gastric outlet obstruction (DUOLUTION study): a prospective multicenter study," Endoscopy, vol.
Radiofrequency ablation seems to be an efficient and safe treatment strategy in palliation of unresectable malignant biliary obstructions.
With the SLVR approach, a child undergoes initial single ventricle palliation with the Norwood procedure-a procedure pioneered at Boston Children's in the 1980s-in order to stabilize their circulation.
A variety of medications have been used for palliation of oral lichen planus, including corticosteroids, cyclosporine, calcineurin inhibitors, retinoids, and biologics, but few have been evaluated in larger series of patients, he pointed out.
The company said the FUEL (Fontan Udenafil Exercise Longitudinal) Trial is a study in 400 male and female adolescents with a single functional ventricle who had previously undergone Fontan surgical palliation. Study participants were drawn from a total of 30 Pediatric Heart Network http://www.pediatricheartnetwork.org/ (PHN) and auxiliary sites throughout the US, Canada and Korea.
The medal was introduced by the Scottish charity PATCH (Palliation and The Caring Hospital) and The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and aims to recognise efforts to improve the provision of end-of-life care for patients when they are in hospital.
Synopsis: Hospice care is a type of care and philosophy of care that focuses on the palliation of a chronically ill, terminally ill or seriously ill patient's pain and symptoms, and attending to their emotional and spiritual needs.
The treatment is given by a series of injections directly into the tumour in the liver - in a bid to increase the time to progression, extend overall survival, po-tentially downsize or downstage tumours for liver resection, ablation or transplantation, and provide palliation of symptoms.