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Antea Worldwide Palliative Care Conference

Rome, 12-14 November 2008

ABSTRACT FORM

Presenting author THE FRAGILE DISEASE
Marsili Stefano
Authors (max 6, presenting author included): Marsili Stefano
Email:
marsilistefano.ms@libero.it
The main property that identifies the frailty of a deseased man is an elevated risk of clinic
Phone instability.
The factors wich determinate a deseased man are:

Mobile phone •.......Severity of the pathology or activies pathologies
•.................................................................Comorbility
•.......................................Pharmaceutical polytherapy
•...........................................Decrease of the autonomy
Please underline the most •.....................................................................Caregiver
appropriate category for your
abstract The data incidence of oncologic deseases in Italy are 250.000 new cases/year.
The chance of ill during life (0-74 years) is: 30% men,21%women.
• Pain and other symptoms
In what way does the therapist can approch this type of pathologic subject?
• Palliative care for cancer patients He has to choose the priority of desease, and the therapist has to know elements of valuation wich
• Palliative care for non cancer permit him to choose the right solution.
patients He also has to know valuation scales of the main pathologies, of oncologic, muscle osteo-
• Paediatric palliative care articular, breathing, cardiac, neurologic and rheumatic desease.
He has to know the indispensable rehabilitative elements which are: physiotherapy, physic
• Palliative care for the elderly
therapy, manual therapy, neurologic rehabilitation, occupational therapy.
• The actors of palliative care
He finally has to manage the postural passages and everything that allows the greatest possible
• Latest on drugs autonomy for patient; he also has to advise appropriate aids.
• Pain The rehabilitation is not identified with the simple functional re-education (that is only one
tecnical element between the others), but it intervens on the individual as a whole.
• Illness and suffering through The main purposes to reach the objects are: the presence of a multidisciplinary team, the use of
media valitated and standardized protocols, the patient’s compliance, the active involvement of the
family.
• Marginalisation and social stigma
Taking totally care of a patient in team offers a major quality of intevention than a singular
at the end of life
operator, and at the same time offers guarantee for the operator who feels himself validated and
• Palliative care advocacy projects protected in his therapeutic intervention.
• Prognosis and diagnosis
communication in
different cultures
• Communication between doctor-
patient and patient-
equipe
• Religions and cultures versus
suffering, death and
bereavement
• Public institution in the world:
palliative care policies
and law
• Palliative care: from villages to metropolies

• Space, light and gardens for the terminally ill patient
• End-of-life ethics
• Complementary therapies Session: Rehabilitation in palliative care
• Education, training and research
• Fund-raising and no-profit Chair of the session: Claudio Pellegrini
• Bereavement support
• Volunteering in palliative care
• Rehabilitation in palliative care