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Erlotinib is a reversible tyrosine kinase inhibitor, which acts on the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), pancreatic cancer and several other types of cancer [1]. It is known that erlotinib forms different...

["Oncology","Palliative Care"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1835v1
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The use of the Family Service Coordinator is still a relative newcomer to the organ procurement/transplantation field. Since no comprehensive training and recognition program exists, Lifesharing, A Donate Life Organization, decided to develop a Certified Family...

["Emergency and Critical Care","Psychiatry and Psychology","Ethical Issues","Palliative Care"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1617v1
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The GCTF-PRO seeks to examine the extent gastric cancer patients are tapping into new information particularly outside of conventional healthcare disclosures. Its significance is in assessing dimensions of QOL paradigms that frame statistical power using predictive...

["Evidence Based Medicine","Health Policy","Translational Medicine","Statistics","Palliative Care"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1344v1
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Background. Knowledge about mixed-methods perspectives that examine anxiety, depression, social support, mental health and the phenomenon of suffering among cognitively intact NH residents is scarce. We aimed to explore suffering and mental health among cognitively...

["Geriatrics","Nursing","Psychiatry and Psychology","Palliative Care"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.943v1
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Background: Do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders are often active in patients with multiple comorbidities and a short natural life expectancy, but limited information exists as to how often these patients undergo high-risk operations and of the perioperative outcomes...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Emergency and Critical Care","Palliative Care","Public health","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.128v1
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