Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside

Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside: “Update in Palliative Medicine”



Date
November 9, 2017
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Rene Claxton, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine; Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship; Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics; University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Location
West Wing Auditorium, UPMC Shadyside
Category
UPMC Shadyside, Department of Medicine
Contact
Justine Rubino
Director, Operations, CCEHS


412-647-8261
rubinoje@upmc.edu
Description

This presentation will consist of an evidence-based review of clinical palliative care topics including: What’s the evidence to support palliative care? What symptoms improve with medical marijuana? And, How should we treat itching due to medical problems?