"Palliative Medicine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A branch of medicine concerned with preventing and relieving the suffering of patients in any stage of disease. Its focus is on comprehensive care and improving the quality of all areas of the patient's life.
- Palliative Medicine
- Palliative Care Medicine
- Medicine, Palliative Care
- Medicine, Palliative
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Palliative Medicine" by people in Profiles.
Expanding the Interdisciplinary Palliative Medicine Workforce: A Longitudinal Education and Mentoring Program for Practicing Clinicians. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 09; 60(3):602-612.
Study of Shadowing Experiences among Chaplains in the Coleman Palliative Medicine Fellowship. J Health Care Chaplain. 2021 Jan-Mar; 27(1):24-42.
Development of Curricular Milestones for Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Training in the U.S. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 05; 57(5):1009-1017.e6.
Palliative Care Competencies and Readiness for Independent Practice: A Report on the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Review of the U.S. Medical Licensing Step Examinations. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 09; 56(3):371-378.
Interdisciplinary Oncology Education: a National Survey of Trainees and Program Directors in the United States. J Cancer Educ. 2018 06; 33(3):622-626.
Development of Entrustable Professional Activities for Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Training in the United States. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 10; 54(4):609-616.e1.