2017 Poster Sessions

A multidisciplinary pain tumor board to improve QOL

Background: Expertly addressing and improving quality of life (QOL) in patients with serious illnesses involves a team-based approach. Academic medical centers are increasingly promoting interdisciplinary boards to address the needs ...

Collaboration: Neurosurgery and the Palliative Care Unit

Background: “Integrating Palliative Care into the Care of Neurocritically Ill Patients: A Report from The IPAL-ICU” in 2016 states that the onset of neurocritical illness is usually abrupt and follows ...

Compassionate Withdrawal of Care in the Palliative Care Unit

The palliative provider team is frequently consulted to meet with families of loved ones in intensive care unit (ICU) who may have little chance of meaningful recovery. Families have typically ...

Creating a Co-Management Model on a Hematology Unit

Background: Northwell Health’s North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) campus has a dedicated hematology unit. Historically, this cohort of patients is under-represented on our inpatient palliative care service, comprising < 1% ...

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