Relatório de estágio

  • António dos Santos Castro (Student)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


After a brief presentation of the Master degree candidate we follow the phases admited in the Project, that is, Introduction, Care, Education, Management and Investigation. In the chapter of Care, in accordance with the trainee clinical experience, we present and make comments about some patients with oncologic diseases or dementia or side effects of Radiotherapy and bring out the more relevant aspects of each patient and his importance to the traineeship as the symptom control and the psycological, familiar, social and religious appearance giving primacy to Quality of Life. We underline the relevance of Communication, promotion of hope, a sense for life and the Dignity of diseased Person. The Education is the decisive element to the quality of patients assistance. In the development of Management we highlight the Palliative Care Units and the Support Teams in the Hospital and at Home, and attract for the gap between the desirable and the reality. About the Investigation the landmarks of cientific methods are described and also the works made in Portugal. In Conclusion do the synthesis of relevant data of traineeship and report some ethical aspects important for Palliative Care and Medicine.
Date of Award24 Jul 2020
Original languagePortuguese
Awarding Institution
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa
SupervisorIsabel Maria Mouzinho Galriça Neto (Supervisor)


  • Mestrado em Cuidados Paliativos

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