Location: Cicely Saunders Institute, Denmark Hill Campus
Annual Lecture: Clinical interventions to enhance the expectation of healing: continuing on the pathway of Dame Cicely
Speaker: Dr Eduardo Bruera, Professor and FT McGraw Chair in the Treatment of Cancer, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre
About the speaker: Dr Bruera is Professor and FT McGraw Chair in the Treatment of Cancer, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre. He is Chair, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre, USA and Past President, International Association of Hospice and Palliative Care
Abstract: A review of clinical research on how the delivery of palliative care can be more effective by making changes in the physical environment (ambient music, no waiting room), measuring symptoms, posture (sitting vs. standing), communication style, physical exam, giving prompt sheets and audio recording and phone care interventions.
This event is free to attend, but spaces are limited and must be reserved.
This event is part of the Dame Cicely Saunders: Celebrating the continuation of her life’s work events programme. Find out more about this programme of events.