28th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

W18: NRS: Caring for the Patient With Advanced Disease

Oct 10, 2014 2:00pm ‐ Oct 10, 2014 3:45pm

Standard: $49.99

Description

The presentation of advanced lung disease patients in the cystic fibrosis population is becoming more common due to improved treatment strategies which extend life. Caregivers are required to be well versed in the care of this population including introduction to palliative care, lung transplant, and advanced directives. Special considerations in the administration and compliance with immunosuppression, pain therapy, and antibiotic treatments is critical in the advanced lung disease patient.

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