US – OncLive
An expert group of pain specialists, together with an oncology nurse and a medical oncologist, assembled recently as part of the OncLive Peer Exchange® series to share insights on therapies to manage breakthrough pain, offering perspectives on diagnosis, assessment, individualized treatment approaches, and patient monitoring.
India – The Hindu
There is a shortage of oncology nurses, radiation oncologists, palliative care providers and even specialised lab technicians and oncological psychiatrists, said Devendra D. Patel, former director of Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute.
Subscription-only access to this article about an intervention which integrated palliative care early in the care of patients with HIV.
US – Rueters
The number of new Ebola cases in West Africa is growing faster than authorities can manage them, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, renewing a call for health workers from around the world to go to the region to help.
Malcolm Payne, Honorary Professor, Kingston University/St George’s University of London, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, UK, explains the background to his longer article that is published in the September/October issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care.