Dr. McPherson says, "This just in: Nobody's gettin' out of here alive!"
"But we CAN gentle that journey using a patient- and family-centric approach, by providing aggressive body, mind, and soul support for those affected by a serious and life-limiting illness," says Senior PAINWeek faculty, and palliative care expert, Mary Lynn McPherson. "November is our opportunity to celebrate hospice and palliative care. Palliative care is an extra level of support for the patient and family, provided by an interdisciplinary team of specialists. ALL practitioners should possess basic palliative care skills! Read on for some opportunities to learn more about palliative care!"
- Frank Ferris, MD:
Pain in Advanced Illness—Palliative Care Can Help
- Jessica Geiger-Hayes, PharmD, BCPS, CPE:
Palliative Care: Not Necessarily What People Think It Is
- Mary Lynn McPherson, PHARMD, MA, MDE, BCPS, CPE:
The Current Landscape for Pharmacotherapy and Pain
- Mary Lynn McPherson, PHARMD, MA, MDE, BCPS, CPE; Alexandra McPherson, PharmD, MPH:
Pain Management and Palliative Care
- Tanya Uritsy, PharmD, BCPS:
Metabolic Changes and Palliative Care in the Older Adult
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