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BMC Palliative Care

ISSN: 1472--684X
Publisher: BioMed Central


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Hospital based palliative care in sub-Saharan Africa; a six month review from Malawi

Author(s): Tapsfield Julia | Jane Bates M
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Intervention for depression among palliative care patients and their families: A study protocol for evaluation of a training program for professional care staff

Author(s): Hallford David | McCabe Marita | Mellor David | Davison Tanya | Goldhammer Denisa | George Kuruvilla | Storer Shane
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Expert opinion on detecting and treating depression in palliative care: A Delphi study

Author(s): Rayner Lauren | Price Annabel | Hotopf Matthew | Higginson Irene
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Identifying bereaved subjects at risk of complicated grief: Predictive value of questionnaire items in a cohort study

Author(s): Guldin Mai-Britt | O'Connor Maja | Sokolowski Ineta | Jensen Anders | Vedsted Peter
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Palliative care making a difference in rural Uganda, Kenya and Malawi: three rapid evaluation field studies

Author(s): Grant Liz | Brown Judith | Leng Mhoira | Bettega Nadia | Murray Scott
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Piloting the role of a pharmacist in a community palliative care multidisciplinary team: an Australian experience

Author(s): Hussainy Safeera | Box Margaret | Scholes Sandy
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
The effect on survival of continuing chemotherapy to near death

Author(s): Saito Akiko | Landrum Mary | Neville Bridget | Ayanian John | Earle Craig
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
Study protocol: optimization of complex palliative care at home via telemedicine. A cluster randomized controlled trial

Author(s): Duursma Froukje | Schers Henk | Vissers Kris | Hasselaar Jeroen
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
A reassuring presence: An evaluation of Bradford District Hospice at Home service

Author(s): Lucas Beverley | Small Neil | Greasley Peter | Daley Andrew
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
How useful are systematic reviews for informing palliative care practice? Survey of 25 Cochrane systematic reviews

Author(s): Wee Bee | Hadley Gina | Derry Sheena
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
An evaluation of Canada's Compassionate Care Benefit from a family caregiver's perspective at end of life

Author(s): Crooks Valorie | Williams Allison
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Emergency calls and need for emergency care in patients looked after by a palliative care team: Retrospective interview study with bereaved relatives

Author(s): Wiese Christoph | Vossen-Wellmann Andrea | Morgenthal Hannah | Popov Aron | Graf Bernhard | Hanekop Gerd
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Palliative care in advanced dementia; A mixed methods approach for the development of a complex intervention

Author(s): Sampson Elizabeth | Thuné-Boyle Ingela | Kukkastenvehmas Riitta | Jones Louise | Tookman Adrian | King Michael | Blanchard Martin
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Randomised controlled trial of a new palliative care service: Compliance, recruitment and completeness of follow-up

Author(s): Higginson Irene | Hart Sam | Burman Rachel | Silber Eli | Saleem Tariq | Edmonds Polly
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Use of a Cybex NORM dynamometer to assess muscle function in patients with thoracic cancer

Author(s): Wilcock Andrew | Maddocks Matthew | Lewis Mary | Howard Paul | Frisby Jacky | Bell Sarah | El Khoury Bisharat | Manderson Cathann | Evans Helen | Mockett Simon
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Nationwide monitoring of end-of-life care via the Sentinel Network of General Practitioners in Belgium: the research protocol of the SENTI-MELC study

Author(s): Van den Block Lieve | Van Casteren Viviane | Deschepper Reginald | Bossuyt Nathalie | Drieskens Katrien | Bauwens Sabien | Bilsen Johan | Deliens Luc
Volume: 6
Issue: 1
Year: 2007
The attitudes of brain cancer patients and their caregivers towards death and dying: a qualitative study

Author(s): Lipsman Nir | Skanda Abby | Kimmelman Jonathan | Bernstein Mark
Volume: 6
Issue: 1
Year: 2007
The PAMINO-project: evaluating a primary care-based educational program to improve the quality of life of palliative patients

Author(s): Rosemann Thomas | Hermann Katja | Miksch Antje | Engeser Peter | Szecsenyi Joachim
Volume: 6
Issue: 1
Year: 2007
Attitudes towards terminal sedation: an empirical survey among experts in the field of medical ethics

Author(s): Simon Alfred | Kar Magdalene | Hinz José | Beck Dietmar
Volume: 6
Issue: 1
Year: 2007
Can cancer patients assess the influence of pain on functions? A randomised, controlled study of the pain interference items in the Brief Pain Inventory

Author(s): Stenseth Guri | Bjørnnes Marit | Kaasa Stein | Klepstad Pål
Volume: 6
Issue: 1
Year: 2007
In the shadow of bad news – views of patients with acute leukaemia, myeloma or lung cancer about information, from diagnosis to cure or death

Author(s): Hoff Lena | Tidefelt Ulf | Thaning Lars | Hermerén Göran
Volume: 6
Issue: 1
Year: 2007
Study protocol: delayed intervention randomised controlled trial within the Medical Research Council (MRC) Framework to assess the effectiveness of a new palliative care service

Author(s): Higginson Irene | Vivat Bella | Silber Eli | Saleem Tariq | Burman Rachel | Hart Sam | Edmonds Polly
Volume: 5
Issue: 1
Year: 2006
Factors associated with multiple transitions in care during the end of life following enrollment in a comprehensive palliative care program

Author(s): Lawson Beverley | Burge Frederick I | Critchley Patrick | McIntyre Paul
Volume: 5
Issue: 1
Year: 2006
End of life content in geriatric textbooks: what is the current situation?

Author(s): Wu Huei | Malik Farida | Higginson Irene
Volume: 5
Issue: 1
Year: 2006
Validity of measures of pain and symptoms in HIV/AIDS infected households in resources poor settings: results from the Dominican Republic and Cambodia

Author(s): Pappas Gregory | Wolf R Cameron | Morineau Guy | Harding Richard
Volume: 5
Issue: 1
Year: 2006
The pattern of symptoms in patients receiving home based care in Bangwe, Malawi : a descriptive study

Author(s): Bowie Cameron | Kalilane Linda | Cleary Paul | Bowie Claire
Volume: 5
Issue: 1
Year: 2006
The Australia-modified Karnofsky Performance Status (AKPS) scale: a revised scale for contemporary palliative care clinical practice [ISRCTN81117481]

Author(s): Abernethy Amy | Shelby-James Tania | Fazekas Belinda | Woods David | Currow David
Volume: 4
Issue: 1
Year: 2005
Patterns and predictors of place of cancer death for the oldest old

Author(s): Lock Anna | Higginson Irene
Volume: 4
Issue: 1
Year: 2005
Acupuncture for dyspnea in advanced cancer: a randomized, placebo-controlled pilot trial [ISRCTN89462491]

Author(s): Vickers Andrew | Feinstein Marc | Deng Gary | Cassileth Barrie
Volume: 4
Issue: 1
Year: 2005
CareSearch: finding and evaluating Australia's missing palliative care literature

Author(s): Tieman Jennifer | Abernethy Amy | Fazekas Belinda | Currow David
Volume: 4
Issue: 1
Year: 2005
Transitions in care during the end of life: changes experienced following enrolment in a comprehensive palliative care program

Author(s): Burge Frederick | Lawson Beverley | Critchley Patrick | Maxwell David
Volume: 4
Issue: 1
Year: 2005
The uses of provincial administrative health databases for research on palliative care: Insights from British Columbia, Canada

Author(s): Allan Diane | Stajduhar Kelli | Reid R Colin
Volume: 4
Issue: 1
Year: 2005
Home visits by family physicians during the end-of-life: Does patient income or residence play a role?

Author(s): Burge Frederick | Lawson Beverley | Johnston Grace
Volume: 4
Issue: 1
Year: 2005
Mitoxantrone pleurodesis to palliate malignant pleural effusion secondary to ovarian cancer

Author(s): Barbetakis Nikolaos | Vassiliadis Michalis | Kaplanis Konstantinos | Valeri Rosalia | Tsilikas Christodoulos
Volume: 3
Issue: 1
Year: 2004
Bereavement care interventions: a systematic review

Author(s): Forte Amanda | Hill Malinda | Pazder Rachel | Feudtner Chris
Volume: 3
Issue: 1
Year: 2004
Cluster randomisation or randomised consent as an appropriate methodology for trials in palliative care: a feasibility study [ISRCTN60243484]

Author(s): Fowell Andrew | Russell Ian | Johnstone Ros | Finlay Ilora | Russell Daphne
Volume: 3
Issue: 1
Year: 2004
Sedation in palliative care – a critical analysis of 7 years experience

Author(s): Muller-Busch H Christof | Andres Inge | Jehser Thomas
Volume: 2
Issue: 1
Year: 2003
Ensuring competency in end-of-life care: controlling symptoms

Author(s): Ferris Frank | von Gunten Charles | Emanuel Linda
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Year: 2002
Quality end-of-life care: A global perspective

Author(s): Singer Peter | Bowman Kerry
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Year: 2002
The families evaluation on management, care and disclosure for terminal stage cancer patients

Author(s): Mystakidou Kyriaki | Parpa Efi | Tsilika Eleni | Kalaidopoulou Ourania | Vlahos Lambros
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Year: 2002
Factors associated with home death for individuals who receive home support services: a retrospective cohort study

Author(s): Brazil Kevin | Bedard Michel | Willison Kathleen
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Year: 2002
Accuracy of prognosis estimates by four palliative care teams: a prospective cohort study

Author(s): Higginson Irene | Costantini Massimo
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Year: 2002
Palliative inpatients in general hospitals: a one day observational study in Belgium

Author(s): Desmedt Marianne | de la Kethulle Yolande | Deveugele Myriam | Keirse Emmanuel | Paulus Dominique | Menten Johan | Simoens Steven | vanden Berghe Paul | Beguin Claire
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
The perspectives of clinical staff and bereaved informal care-givers on the use of continuous sedation until death for cancer patients: The study protocol of the UNBIASED study

Author(s): Seymour Jane | Rietjens Judith | Brown Jayne | van der Heide Agnes | Sterckx Sigrid | Deliens Luc
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
"Card sorting": a tool for research in ethics on treatment decision-making at the end of life in Alzheimer patients with a life threatening complication

Author(s): Pazart Lionel | Vidal Chrystelle | Chalon Didier | Gauthier Sophie | Schepens Florent | Cretin Elodie | Beal Jean-Louis | Pfitzenmeyer Pierre | Aubry Régis
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
End of life care in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review of the qualitative literature

Author(s): Gysels Marjolein | Pell Christopher | Straus Lianne | Pool Robert
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Year: 2011
The use of opioids at the end of life: the knowledge level of Dutch physicians as a potential barrier to effective pain management

Author(s): Rurup Mette | Rhodius Christiaan | Borgsteede Sander | Boddaert Manon | Keijser Astrid | Pasman H Roeline | Onwuteaka-Philipsen Bregje
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
Effectiveness of a hand-held fan for breathlessness: a randomised phase II trial

Author(s): Bausewein Claudia | Booth Sara | Gysels Marjolein | Kühnbach Robert | Higginson Irene
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
Testing the feasibility of the Dignity Therapy interview: adaptation for the Danish culture

Author(s): Houmann Lise | Rydahl-Hansen Susan | Chochinov Harvey | Kristjanson Linda | Groenvold Mogens
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
End-of-life care in Germany: Study design, methods and first results of the EPACS study (Establishment of Hospice and Palliative Care Services in Germany)

Author(s): Escobar Pinzón Luis Carlos | Münster Eva | Fischbeck Sabine | Unrath Michael | Claus Matthias | Martini Tanja | Weber Martin
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
A systematic review of psychosocial interventions for family carers of palliative care patients

Author(s): Hudson Peter | Remedios Cheryl | Thomas Kristina
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
Morphinofobia: the situation among the general population and health care professionals in North-Eastern Portugal

Author(s): Verloo Henk | Mpinga Emmanuel | Ferreira Maria | Rapin Charles-Henri | Chastonay Philippe
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
The National Tumor Association Foundation (ANT): A 30 year old model of home palliative care

Author(s): Casadio Marina | Biasco Guido | Abernethy Amy | Bonazzi Valeria | Pannuti Raffaella | Pannuti Franco
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
Barriers and needs in paediatric palliative home care in Germany: a qualitative interview study with professional experts

Author(s): Jünger Saskia | Pastrana Tania | Pestinger Martina | Kern Martina | Zernikow Boris | Radbruch Lukas
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
Collaboration between physicians and a hospital-based palliative care team in a general acute-care hospital in Japan

Author(s): Tamiya Nanako | Okuno Mikako | Kashiwakgi Masayo | Nishikitani Mariko | Aruga Etsuko
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
Paediatric palliative home care by general paediatricians: a multimethod study on perceived barriers and incentives

Author(s): Jünger Saskia | Vedder Andrea | Milde Sigurd | Fischbach Thomas | Zernikow Boris | Radbruch Lukas
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
Dose patterns in commercially insured subjects chronically exposed to opioids: a large cohort study in the United States

Author(s): Cepeda Maria | Etropolski Mila | Weinstein Rachel | Fife Daniel | Boston Raymond | Matcho Amy
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
Identifying obstacles to participation in a questionnaire survey on widowers' grief

Author(s): Skulason Bragi | Helgason Asgeir
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
A proposed systems approach to the evaluation of integrated palliative care

Author(s): Bainbridge Daryl | Brazil Kevin | Krueger Paul | Ploeg Jenny | Taniguchi Alan
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
The transition experience of rural older persons with advanced cancer and their families: a grounded theory study

Author(s): Duggleby Wendy | Penz Kelly | Goodridge Donna | Wilson Donna | Leipert Beverly | Berry Patricia | Keall Sylvia | Justice Christopher
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
Implementing advance care planning: a qualitative study of community nurses' views and experiences

Author(s): Seymour Jane | Almack Kathryn | Kennedy Sheila
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
GPs' views on transfer of information about terminally ill patients to the out-of-hours co-operative

Author(s): Schweitzer Bart | Blankenstein Nettie | Willekens Maartje | Terpstra Elmi | Giesen Paul | Deliens Luc
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2009
Policies to improve end-of-life decisions in Flemish hospitals: communication, training of health care providers and use of quality assessments

Author(s): D'Haene Ina | Vander Stichele Robert | Pasman H Roeline | Noortgate Nele | Bilsen Johan | Mortier Freddy | Deliens Luc
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2009
Facilitating needs based cancer care for people with a chronic disease: Evaluation of an intervention using a multi-centre interrupted time series design

Author(s): Waller Amy | Girgis Afaf | Johnson Claire | Mitchell Geoff | Yates Patsy | Kristjanson Linda | Tattersall Martin | Lecathelinais Christophe | Sibbritt David | Kelly Brian | Gorton Emma | Currow David
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
What "best practice" could be in Palliative Care: an analysis of statements on practice and ethics expressed by the main Health Organizations

Author(s): Barazzetti Gaia | Borreani Claudia | Miccinesi Guido | Toscani Franco
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
Out-of-hours palliative care provided by GP co-operatives: availability, content and effect of transferred information

Author(s): Schweitzer Bart | Blankenstein Nettie | Deliens Luc | Horst Henriette
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2009
Associations between successful palliative cancer pathways and community nurse involvement

Author(s): Neergaard Mette | Vedsted Peter | Olesen Frede | Sokolowski Ineta | Jensen Anders | Sondergaard Jens
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2009
Unbearability of suffering at the end of life: the development of a new measuring device, the SOS-V

Author(s): Ruijs Kees | Onwuteaka-Philipsen Bregje | van der Wal Gerrit | Kerkhof Ad
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2009
Visioning for secondary palliative care service hubs in rural communities: a qualitative case study from British Columbia's interior

Author(s): Crooks Valorie | Castleden Heather | Schuurman Nadine | Hanlon Neil
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2009
Balloon kyphoplasty in malignant spinal fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Author(s): Bouza Carmen | López-Cuadrado Teresa | Cediel Patricia | Saz-Parkinson Zuleika | Amate José
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2009
GP and nurses' perceptions of how after hours care for people receiving palliative care at home could be improved: a mixed methods study

Author(s): Tan Heather | O'Connor Margaret | Miles Gail | Klein Britt | Schattner Peter
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2009
"Good idea but not feasible" – the views of decision makers and stakeholders towards strategies for better palliative care in Germany: a representative survey

Author(s): Lueckmann Sara | Behmann Mareike | Bisson Susanne | Schneider Nils
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2009
The feasibility of a single-blinded fast-track pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention for breathlessness in advanced disease

Author(s): Farquhar Morag | Higginson Irene | Fagan Petrea | Booth Sara
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2009
Provision of palliative care for chronic heart failure inpatients: how much do we need?

Author(s): Harding Richard | Beynon Teresa | Hodson Fiona | Coady Elaine | Kinirons Mark | Selman Lucy | Higginson Irene
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2009
Palliative care for older people – exploring the views of doctors and nurses from different fields in Germany

Author(s): Brueckner Torben | Schumacher Martin | Schneider Nils
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2009
Bereavement help-seeking following an 'expected' death: a cross-sectional randomised face-to-face population survey

Author(s): Currow David | Allen Katrina | Plummer John | Aoun Samar | Hegarty Meg | Abernethy Amy
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Impact of a new palliative care consultation team on opioid prescription in a University Hospital

Author(s): Centeno Carlos | Portela María | Noguera Antonio | Idoate Antonio | Rubiales Álvaro
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2009
Barriers to home care for terminally ill Turkish and Moroccan migrants, perceived by GPs and nurses: a survey

Author(s): de Graaff Fuusje | Francke Anneke
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2009
Dying from cancer or other chronic diseases in the Netherlands: ten-year trends derived from death certificate data

Author(s): van der Velden Lud | Francke Anneke | Hingstman Lammert | Willems Dick
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2009
Measuring the diffusion of palliative care in long-term care facilities – a death census

Author(s): Paroz Sophie | Santos-Eggimann Brigitte
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Year: 2009
General practitioners' use and experiences of palliative care services: a survey in south east England

Author(s): Bajwah Sabrina | Higginson Irene
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Prevalence of distressing symptoms in hospitalised patients on medical wards: A cross-sectional study

Author(s): Sigurdardottir Katrin | Haugen Dagny
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Family meetings in palliative care: Multidisciplinary clinical practice guidelines

Author(s): Hudson Peter | Quinn Karen | O'Hanlon Brendan | Aranda Sanchia
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Caregivers' active role in palliative home care – to encourage or to dissuade? A qualitative descriptive study

Author(s): Weibull Anna | Olesen Frede | Neergaard Mette
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Destined to die in hospital? Systematic review and meta-analysis of place of death in haematological malignancy

Author(s): Howell Debra | Roman Eve | Cox Helen | Smith Alexandra | Patmore Russell | Garry Anne | Howard Martin
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
End-of-life care in a COPD patient awaiting lung transplantation: a case report

Author(s): Janssen Daisy | Spruit Martijn | Does Joan | Schols Jos | Wouters Emiel
Volume: 9
Issue: 1
Year: 2010
A comparative analysis of computer based hospice palliative care datasets in Canada

Author(s): Kuziemsky Craig | Lau Francis
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Palliative care for cancer patients in a primary health care setting: Bereaved relatives' experience, a qualitative group interview study

Author(s): Neergaard Mette | Olesen Frede | Jensen Anders | Sondergaard Jens
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Psychological process from hospitalization to death among uninformed terminal liver cancer patients in Japan

Author(s): Maeda Yuko | Hagihara Akihito | Kobori Eiko | Nakayama Takeo
Volume: 5
Issue: 1
Year: 2006
A reliability and validity study of the Palliative Performance Scale

Author(s): Ho Francis | Lau Francis | Downing Michael | Lesperance Mary
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
Year: 2008
Infection rates associated with epidural indwelling catheters for seven days or longer: systematic review and meta-analysis

Author(s): Ruppen Wilhelm | Derry Sheena | McQuay Henry | Moore R Andrew
Volume: 6
Issue: 1
Year: 2007
A study of home deaths in Japan from 1951 to 2002

Author(s): Yang Limin | Sakamoto Naoko | Marui Eiji
Volume: 5
Issue: 1
Year: 2006
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