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ILD series part 4: end of life care

Posted on: 5 Nov 2019

This final video in the series is focused on end of life care.

By the end of this video you should be able to:

  • Outline the impact of ILD on life expectancy in patients with a diagnosis of ILD
  • Identify appropriate palliative care for symptom control and when to consider:
    • Oxygen therapy
    • Opiates
    • Benzodiazepines
  • Describe which patients may be suitable for a lung transplant

In addition to the video we have a number of downloadable materials for you to download and share with your colleagues – just click on the tabs and the materials will be downloaded automatically:

  • Video feedback form – Your feedback is very important to us and will help to improve our educational videos – please email:
  • Reflective learning log – this log will help you monitor what you have learned in your continuing professional development
  • Video slides – these slides can be used to train other colleagues around end of life care of ILD
  • Video transcript

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Download: Video evaluation form Download: Reflective learning log Download: Video transcription Download: Video slides - End of life care

Other videos in this series

Author: Boehringer Ingelheim

ILD series part 1: identification and patient referral

13min 11sec
Author: Boehringer Ingelheim

ILD series part 2: diagnosis and testing

13min 44sec
Author: Boehringer Ingelheim

ILD series part 3: treatment options and considerations

05min 53sec

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