Podcasts: Complex Illness
PCIC podcasts do not replace careful clinical judgement specific to each patient / family situation. ALWAYS use your careful clinical judgement when caring for each patient and family.
While podcasts can be played from the link below, if you click on the “more” icon, you will be able to play and or download them.
Table of Contents
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Discover key palliative care opportunities for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Presented by Lauren Goodman MD
Brian Carlisle, MD discusses the management of dementia in palliative care
End-Stage Liver Disease
Understand the nature of end stage liver disease, the palliative needs of patients, and the concurrent model for advance care planning and treatment. Presented by Brittany Waterman, MD
Palliative Care Emergencies
Explore the management of palliative care emergencies including spinal cord compression, acute hemorrhage, superior vena cava syndrome, seizures, and hypercalcemia. Presented by Christopher Hritz, MD
Discover a practical approach to communicating prognosis when patients ask, “How long do I have to live?” Presented by Jillian Gustin, MD
Frank D Ferris, MD, describes role and effect of radiation therapy in palliative care