Tag Archives: Palliative care in Brazil

Scoring a goal for palliative care – a celebration for World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

The theme of this year’s World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is: Universal Health Coverage and Palliative Care: Don’t leave those suffering behind! As Stephen Connor explained in his post last week, “Central to Universal Health Coverage is a focus … Continue reading

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Invasive mechanical ventilation: Concerns over terminal extubation

Janete Maria da Silva, MSc, a physiotherapist, and Dr Ricardo Tavares de Carvalho, Coordinator of Palliative Care, Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo and Director of the Instituto Paliar, São Paulo, Brazil, explain the … Continue reading

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World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2015 – a campaign for life

Clique aqui para ler a versão em português Santiago Corrêa is a family physician with a Master’s degree in Medical Science from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and is the founder of ‘Estar ao Seu Lado,’ a project to promote … Continue reading

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Palliative care in Brazil – interview with a family therapist Cuidados Paliativos no Brasil: Entrevista com uma terapeuta familiar

Clique aqui para ler a versão em português Concluding the final part of our special series on Brazil, Tânia Madureira Dallalana, a clinical psychologist and family therapist at the Clinic Hospital of the Federal University of Paraná in Curitiba, Brazil, … Continue reading

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Palliative care in Brazil – lessons learned Cuidados Paliativos no Brasil: Lições aprendidas

Clique aqui para ler a versão em português In the second part of our special series on Brazil, Dr Luis Fernando Rodrigues, former Coordinator of the Palliative Care Unit, Barretos Cancer Hospital, talks to Professor Sheila Payne, President of the … Continue reading

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