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BMC Palliative Care

BMC Palliative Care 1/2014

Ausgabe 1/2014

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 63 Artikel )

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Voluntary stopping of eating and drinking at the end of life – a ‘systematic search and review’ giving insight into an option of hastening death in capacitated adults at the end of life

Nataša Ivanović, Daniel Büche, André Fringer

01.12.2014 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

BMC Palliative Care reviewer acknowledgement, 2013

Catia Cornacchia

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Understanding the role of the volunteer in specialist palliative care: a systematic review and thematic synthesis of qualitative studies

Rachel Burbeck, Bridget Candy, Joe Low, Rebecca Rees

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Public preferences and priorities for end-of-life care in Kenya: a population-based street survey

Julia Downing, Barbara Gomes, Nancy Gikaara, Grace Munene, Barbara A Daveson, Richard A Powell, Faith N Mwangi-Powell, Irene J Higginson, Richard Harding

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The effect and process evaluations of the national quality improvement programme for palliative care: the study protocol

Natasja JH Raijmakers, Jolien M Hofstede, Ellen JM de Nijs, Luc Deliens, Anneke L Francke

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Corticosteroid prescribing in palliative care settings: a retrospective analysis in New Zealand

Anne Denton, John Shaw

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The effectiveness of the quality program Pac-IficO to improve pain management in hospitalized cancer patients: a before-after cluster phase II trial

Carla Ida Ripamonti, Cesarina Prandi, Massimo Costantini, Elisa Perfetti, Fabio Pellegrini, Marco Visentin, Lorenza Garrino, Anna De Luca, Maria Adelaide Pessi, Carlo Peruselli

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Burden for family carers at the end of life; a mixed-method study of the perspectives of family carers and GPs

Maria C De Korte-Verhoef, H Roeline W Pasman, Bart PM Schweitzer, Anneke L Francke, Bregje D Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Luc Deliens

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice and associated factors towards palliative care among nurses working in selected hospitals, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Hiwot Kassa, Rajalakshmi Murugan, Fissiha Zewdu, Mignote Hailu, Desalegn Woldeyohannes

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Death talk: gender differences in talking about one’s own impending death

Bragi Skulason, Arna Hauksdottir, Kozma Ahcic, Asgeir R Helgason

01.12.2014 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Regoaling: a conceptual model of how parents of children with serious illness change medical care goals

Douglas L Hill, Victoria Miller, Jennifer K Walter, Karen W Carroll, Wynne E Morrison, David A Munson, Tammy I Kang, Pamela S Hinds, Chris Feudtner

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Motivations of physicians and nurses to practice voluntary euthanasia: a systematic review

Lydi-Anne Vézina-Im, Mireille Lavoie, Pawel Krol, Marianne Olivier-D’Avignon

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Intervention thresholds: a conceptual frame for advance care planning choices

Karen G Scandrett, Brian Joyce, Linda Emanuel

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Perceived outcomes of music therapy with Body Tambura in end of life care – a qualitative pilot study

Michael Teut, Cordula Dietrich, Bernhard Deutz, Nadine Mittring, Claudia M Witt

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cultural differences in spiritual care: findings of an Israeli oncologic questionnaire examining patient interest in spiritual care

Michael Schultz, Doron Lulav-Grinwald, Gil Bar-Sela

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Oxidative stress level is not associated with survival in terminally ill cancer patients: a preliminary study

Chang Hwan Yeom, Youn Seon Choi, Hong Yup Ahn, Su Hey Lee, In Cheol Hwang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Multiple sclerosis and palliative care - perceptions of severely affected multiple sclerosis patients and their health professionals: a qualitative study

Heidrun Golla, Maren Galushko, Holger Pfaff, Raymond Voltz

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Feasibility, acceptability and potential effectiveness of dignity therapy for family carers of people with motor neurone disease

Brenda Bentley, Moira O’Connor, Lauren J Breen, Robert Kane

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Place of death in the Czech Republic and Slovakia: a population based comparative study using death certificates data

Martin Loucka, Sheila A Payne, Sarah G Brearley, EURO IMPACT

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

“It’s alright to ask for help”: findings from a qualitative study exploring the information and support needs of family carers at the end of life

Emily Harrop, Anthony Byrne, Annmarie Nelson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The feasibility and acceptability of neuromuscular electrical stimulation to improve exercise performance in patients with advanced cancer: a pilot study

Tamara Windholz, Tara Swanson, Brandy L Vanderbyl, R Thomas Jagoe

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Case conferences between general practitioners and specialist teams to plan end of life care of people with end stage heart failure and lung disease: an exploratory pilot study

Geoffrey Mitchell, Jianzhen Zhang, Letitia Burridge, Hugh Senior, Elizabeth Miller, Sharleen Young, Maria Donald, Claire Jackson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Bereaved family member perceptions of patient-focused family-centred care during the last 30 days of life using a mortality follow-back survey: does location matter?

Fred Burge, Beverley Lawson, Grace Johnston, Yukiko Asada, Paul F McIntyre, Eva Grunfeld, Gordon Flowerdew

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Chemotherapy near the end of life: a retrospective single-centre analysis of patients’ charts

Hanny Adam, Sonja Hug, Georg Bosshard

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Meanings of existential uncertainty and certainty for people diagnosed with cancer and receiving palliative treatment: a life-world phenomenological study

Magdalena Karlsson, Febe Friberg, Catarina Wallengren, Joakim Öhlén

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Is the patient satisfaction questionnaire an acceptable tool for use in a hospice inpatient setting? A pilot study

Kate ME Henriksen, Naomi Heller, Anne M Finucane, David Oxenham

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Social capital in a lower socioeconomic palliative care population: a qualitative investigation of individual, community and civic networks and relations

Joanne M Lewis, Michelle DiGiacomo, David C Currow, Patricia M Davidson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Home telehealth and paediatric palliative care: clinician perceptions of what is stopping us?

Natalie K Bradford, Jeanine Young, Nigel R Armfield, Anthony Herbert, Anthony C Smith

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Blended e-learning and end of life care in nursing homes: a small-scale mixed-methods case study

Conor JT Farrington

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Towards a standardised approach for evaluating guidelines and guidance documents on palliative sedation: study protocol

Ebun Abarshi, Judith Rietjens, Augusto Caraceni, Sheila Payne, Luc Deliens, Lieve Van Den Block

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Predictors of emergency room visits or acute hospital admissions prior to death among hospice palliative care clients in Ontario: a retrospective cohort study

Lialoma Salam-White, John P Hirdes, Jeffrey W Poss, Jane Blums

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Creating an advance-care-planning decision aid for high-risk surgery: a qualitative study

Anne LR Schuster, Rebecca A Aslakson, John FP Bridges

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Feasibility of assessing quality of care at the end of life in two cluster trials using an after-death approach with multiple assessments

Emily West, Vittoria Romoli, Silvia Di Leo, Irene J Higginson, Guido Miccinesi, Massimo Costantini

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

What works in ‘real life’ to facilitate home deaths and fewer hospital admissions for those at end of life?: results from a realist evaluation of new palliative care services in two English counties

Lesley Wye, Gemma Lasseter, John Percival, Lorna Duncan, Bethany Simmonds, Sarah Purdy

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Insomnia among patients with advanced disease during admission in a Palliative Care Unit: a prospective observational study on its frequency and association with psychological, physical and environmental factors

Anna Renom-Guiteras, José Planas, Cristina Farriols, Sergi Mojal, Ramón Miralles, Maria A Silvent, Ada I Ruiz-Ripoll

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A qualitative investigation of the roles and perspectives of older patients with advanced cancer and their family caregivers in managing pain in the home

Christine J McPherson, Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Alana Devereaux, Michelle M Lobchuk

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Is a good death possible in Australian critical and acute settings?: physician experiences with end-of-life care

Steven A Trankle

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

What a wish to die can mean: reasons, meanings and functions of wishes to die, reported from 30 qualitative case studies of terminally ill cancer patients in palliative care

Kathrin Ohnsorge, Heike Gudat, Christoph Rehmann-Sutter

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Clinical evaluation of the efficacy of methylnaltrexone in resolving constipation induced by different opioid subtypes combined with laboratory analysis of immunomodulatory and antiangiogenic effects of methylnaltrexone

Elisabeth CW Neefjes, Maurice JDL van der Vorst, Manon SA Boddaert, Wouter WA Zuurmond, Hans J van der Vliet, Aart Beeker, Hendrik P van den Berg, Cornelis J van Groeningen, Suzan Vrijaldenhoven, Henk MW Verheul

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The DOMUS study protocol: a randomized clinical trial of accelerated transition from oncological treatment to specialized palliative care at home

Mie Nordly, Kirstine Skov Benthien, Hans Von Der Maase, Christoffer Johansen, Marie Kruse, Helle Timm, Eva Soelberg Vadstrup, Geana Paula Kurita, Annika Berglind von Heymann-Horan, Per Sjøgren

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Characteristics of a palliative care consultation service with a focus on pain in a German university hospital

Joachim Erlenwein, Almut Geyer, Julia Schlink, Frank Petzke, Friedemann Nauck, Bernd Alt-Epping

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Opioid switch from low dose of oral oxycodone to transdermal fentanyl matrix patch for patients with stable thoracic malignancy-related pain

Seigo Minami, Takashi Kijima, Takeshi Nakatani, Suguru Yamamoto, Yoshitaka Ogata, Haruhiko Hirata, Takayuki Shiroyama, Taro Koba, Kiyoshi Komuta

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Can early introduction of specialized palliative care limit intensive care, emergency and hospital admissions in patients with severe and very severe COPD? a randomized study

Catherine Weber, Jerome Stirnemann, François R Herrmann, Sophie Pautex, Jean- Paul Janssens

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Choosing care homes as the least preferred place to die: a cross-national survey of public preferences in seven European countries

Natalia Calanzani, Katrien Moens, Joachim Cohen, Irene J Higginson, Richard Harding, Luc Deliens, Franco Toscani, Pedro L Ferreira, Claudia Bausewein, Barbara A Daveson, Marjolein Gysels, Lucas Ceulemans, Barbara Gomes

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Palliative radiotherapy utilization for cancer patients at end of life in British Columbia: retrospective cohort study

Jin Huang, Elaine S Wai, Francis Lau, Paul A Blood

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Use of chemotherapy at the end of life in Turkey

Sema Sezgin Goksu, Seyda Gunduz, Dilek Unal, Mukremin Uysal, Deniz Arslan, Ali M Tatlı, Hakan Bozcuk, Mustafa Ozdogan, Hasan S Coskun

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Corticosteroids in palliative care - perspectives of clinicians involved in prescribing: a qualitative study

Anne Denton, John Shaw

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Experiences of patients, family and professional caregivers with Integrated Palliative Care in Europe: protocol for an international, multicenter, prospective, mixed method study

Marlieke van der Eerden, Agnes Csikos, Csilla Busa, Sean Hughes, Lukas Radbruch, Johan Menten, Jeroen Hasselaar, Marieke Groot

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Death wishes and explicit requests for euthanasia in a palliative care hospital: an analysis of patients files

Frédéric Guirimand, Etienne Dubois, Lucy Laporte, Jean-François Richard, Danièle Leboul

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Care planning needs of palliative home care clients: Development of the interRAI palliative care assessment clinical assessment protocols (CAPs)

Shannon Freeman, John P Hirdes, Paul Stolee, John Garcia, Trevor Frise Smith, Knight Steel, John N Morris

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Attitudes and referral patterns of lung cancer specialists in Europe to Specialized Palliative Care (SPC) and the practice of Early Palliative Care (EPC)

Haris Charalambous, Athanasios Pallis, Baktiar Hasan, Mary O’Brien

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Music therapy to promote psychological and physiological relaxation in palliative care patients: protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Marco Warth, Jens Kessler, Julian Koenig, Alexander F Wormit, Thomas K Hillecke, Hubert J Bardenheuer

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Unbearable suffering and requests for euthanasia prospectively studied in end-of-life cancer patients in primary care

Cees DM Ruijs, Gerrit van der Wal, Ad JFM Kerkhof, Bregje D Onwuteaka-Philipsen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Predictors of spiritual care provision for patients with dementia at the end of life as perceived by physicians: a prospective study

Jenny T van der Steen, Marie-José HE Gijsberts, Cees MPM Hertogh, Luc Deliens

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors of depressive symptoms in a Canadian palliative home care population: a cross-sectional study

Kathryn A Fisher, Hsien Seow, Kevin Brazil, Shannon Freeman, Trevor Frise Smith, Dawn M Guthrie

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The Richmond Agitation-Sedation Scale modified for palliative care inpatients (RASS-PAL): a pilot study exploring validity and feasibility in clinical practice

Shirley H Bush, Pamela A Grassau, Michelle N Yarmo, Tinghua Zhang, Samantha J Zinkie, José L Pereira

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Qualitative inquiry: a method for validating patient perceptions of palliative care while enrolled on a cancer clinical trial

Christina Slota, Connie M Ulrich, Claiborne Miller-Davis, Karen Baker, Gwenyth R Wallen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Hospitalizations of cancer patients in the last month of life: quality indicator scores reveal large variation between four European countries in a mortality follow-back study

Maaike L De Roo, Anneke L Francke, Lieve Van den Block, Gé A Donker, Jose E Lozano Alonso, Guido Miccinesi, Sarah Moreels, Bregje D Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Andrea Salvetti, Luc Deliens

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The study protocol of: ‘Initiating end of life care in stroke: clinical decision-making around prognosis’

Christopher R Burton, Sheila Payne, Mary Turner, Tracey Bucknall, Jo Rycroft-Malone, Pippa Tyrrell, Maria Horne, Lupetu Ives Ntambwe, Sarah Tyson, Helen Mitchell, Sion Williams, Salah Elghenzai

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A modified systematic review of research evidence about education for pre-registration nurses in palliative care

Nahyeni Bassah, Jane Seymour, Karen Cox

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors associated with the designation of a health care proxy and writing advance directives for patients suffering from haematological malignancies

Sophie Trarieux-Signol, Stéphane Moreau, Marie-Pierre Gourin, Amélie Penot, Geoffroy Edoux de Lafont, Pierre-Marie Preux, Dominique Bordessoule

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Initiating decision-making conversations in palliative care: an ethnographic discourse analysis

Emmanuelle Bélanger, Charo Rodríguez, Danielle Groleau, France Légaré, Mary Ellen Macdonald, Robert Marchand

01.12.2014 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Erratum to: The feasibility and acceptability of neuromuscular electrical stimulation to improve exercise performance in patients with advanced cancer: a pilot study

Tamara Windholz, Tara Swanson, Brandy L Vanderbyl, R Thomas Jagoe

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