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BMC Palliative Care

BMC Palliative Care 1/2019

Ausgabe 1/2019

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 112 Artikel )

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Are care staff equipped for end-of-life communication? A cross-sectional study in long-term care facilities to identify determinants of self-efficacy

Kirsten Evenblij, Maud ten Koppel, Tinne Smets, Guy A. M. Widdershoven, Bregje D. Onwuteaka-Philipsen, H. Roeline W. Pasman

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Medical staff opposition to a deep and continuous palliative sedation request under Claeys-Leonetti law

Claire Vitale, Alexandre de Nonneville, Marie Fichaux, Sebastien Salas

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Potential quality indicators for seriously ill home care clients: a cross-sectional analysis using Resident Assessment Instrument for Home Care (RAI-HC) data for Ontario

Lisa E. Harman, Dawn M. Guthrie, Joachim Cohen, Anja Declercq, Kathryn Fisher, Donna Goodridge, John P. Hirdes, Hsien Seow

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Assessing the exertion required to induce breathlessness in a population with advanced cancer: matching measures to the level of physical function

Kahren M. White, Meera R. Agar, David C. Currow

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Trends in descriptions of palliative care in the cancer clinical practice guidelines before and after enactment of the Cancer Control Act (2007): content analysis

Miwa Hinata, Kikuko Miyazaki, Natsuko Kanazawa, Kumiko Kito, Sachiko Kiyoto, Manako Konda, Akira Kuriyama, Hiroko Mori, Sachiko Nakaoka, Akiko Okumura, Hironobu Tokumasu, Takeo Nakayama

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Caregivers’ perspectives and experiences of withdrawing acetylcholinesterase inhibitors and memantine in advanced dementia: a qualitative analysis of an online discussion forum

Carole Parsons, Sarah Gamble

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Integrated respiratory and palliative care leads to high levels of satisfaction: a survey of patients and carers

Natasha Smallwood, Thomas Moran, Michelle Thompson, Peter Eastman, Brian Le, Jennifer Philip

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“An odyssey without receiving proper care” – experts’ views on palliative care provision for patients with migration background in Germany

Maximiliane Jansky, Sonja Owusu-Boakye, Friedemann Nauck

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Caregiver exposure to critical events and distress in home-based palliative care in Germany a cross-sectional study using the Stressful Caregiving Adult Reactions to Experiences of Dying (SCARED) scale

Michael Galatsch, Holly G. Prigerson, Wilfried Schnepp, Friederike zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, Jian Li

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

How to conserve dignity in palliative care: suggestions from older patients, significant others, and healthcare professionals in Swedish municipal care

Ulrika Östlund, Karin Blomberg, Annika Söderman, Carina Werkander Harstäde

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“Just too busy living in the moment and surviving”: barriers to accessing health care for structurally vulnerable populations at end-of-life

K. I. Stajduhar, A. Mollison, M. Giesbrecht, R. McNeil, B. Pauly, S. Reimer-Kirkham, N. Dosani, B. Wallace, G. Showler, C. Meagher, K. Kvakic, D. Gleave, T. Teal, C. Rose, C. Showler, K. Rounds

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Study protocol for a multi-methods study: SAVOIR - evaluation of specialized outpatient palliative care (SAPV) in Germany: outcomes, interactions, regional differences

Antje Freytag, Markus Krause, Anna Bauer, Bianka Ditscheid, Maximiliane Jansky, Sabine Krauss, Thomas Lehmann, Ursula Marschall, Friedemann Nauck, Werner Schneider, Kathleen Stichling, Horst Christian Vollmar, Ulrich Wedding, Winfried Meißner, the SAVOIR Study group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Timing of palliative care referral and aggressive cancer care toward the end-of-life in pancreatic cancer: a retrospective, single-center observational study

Natasha Michael, Greta Beale, Clare O’Callaghan, Adelaide Melia, William DeSilva, Daniel Costa, David Kissane, Jeremy Shapiro, Richard Hiscock

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“Song of Life (SOL)” study protocol: a multicenter, randomized trial on the emotional, spiritual, and psychobiological effects of music therapy in palliative care

Marco Warth, Friederike Koehler, Martin Weber, Hubert J. Bardenheuer, Beate Ditzen, Jens Kessler

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A pattern language of compassion in intensive care and palliative care contexts

A. L. Roze des Ordons, L. MacIsaac, J. Everson, J. Hui, R. H. Ellaway

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“Small small interventions, big big roles”- a qualitative study of patient, care-giver and health-care worker experiences of a palliative care programme in Kerala, India

Rekha Rachel Philip, Emilie Venables, Abdulla Manima, Jaya Prasad Tripathy, Sairu Philip

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Enabling activity in palliative care: focus groups among occupational therapists

Sofia Tavemark, Liselotte N. Hermansson, Karin Blomberg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

What do patients and family-caregivers value from hospice care? A systematic mixed studies review

Nicole Marie Hughes, Jane Noyes, Lindsay Eckley, Trystan Pritchard

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Development and validation of a French questionnaire concerning patients’ perspectives of the quality of palliative care: the QUALI-PALLI-Patient

Frédéric Guirimand, Patricia Martel-Samb, Christian Guy-Coichard, Stéphane Picard, Bernard Devalois, Laure Copel, Anne Abel, Véronique Ghadi, QUALI-PALLI group and Philippe Aegerter

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Hospice care education needs of nursing home staff in South Korea: a cross-sectional study

Mihyun Park, Hye-Ah Yeom, Sr Jinsun Yong

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cultural safety strategies for rural Indigenous palliative care: a scoping review

Kaela Schill, Susana Caxaj

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Healthcare professionals’ views of palliative care for American war veterans with non-malignant respiratory disease living in a rural area: a qualitative study

Clare Mc Veigh, Joanne Reid, Paula Carvalho

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factor structure of the Quality of Children’s Palliative Care Instrument (QCPCI) when completed by parents of children with cancer

Kimberley Widger, Sarah Brennenstuhl, Jacqueline Duc, Ann Tourangeau, Adam Rapoport

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Assigned nurses and a professional relationship: a qualitative study of COPD patients’ perspective on a new palliative outpatient structure named CAPTAIN

D. G. Bove, M. O. Jellington, M. Lavesen, K. Marså, S. F. Herling

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Patient experiences of nurse-facilitated advance care planning in a general practice setting: a qualitative study

Hilary Miller, Janice Tan, Josephine M. Clayton, Anne Meller, Oshana Hermiz, Nicholas Zwar, Joel Rhee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Discussing end of life wishes – the impact of community interventions?

Katharine Abba, Mari Lloyd-Williams, Siobhan Horton

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Chinese mainland version of the Palliative Care Spiritual Care Competency Scale (PCSCCS-M) in nursing: a cross-sectional study

Yanli Hu, Fan Li, Jeng-Fong Chiou

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The significance of gratitude for palliative care professionals: a mixed method protocol

Maria Aparicio, Carlos Centeno, María Arantzamendi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Palliative radiotherapy near the end of life

Susan Y. Wu, Lisa Singer, Lauren Boreta, Michael A. Garcia, Shannon E. Fogh, Steve E. Braunstein

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Multiple and multidimensional life transitions in the context of life-limiting health conditions: longitudinal study focussing on perspectives of young adults, families and professionals

Divya Jindal-Snape, Bridget Johnston, Jan Pringle, Timothy B. Kelly, Rosalind Scott, Libby Gold, Raymond Dempsey

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Optimal treatment of opioid induced constipation in daily clinical practice – an observational study

Elisabeth C. W. Neefjes, Hanneke van der Wijngaart, Maurice J. D. L. van der Vorst, Diederik ten Oever, Hans J. van der Vliet, Aart Beeker, Christiaan A. Rhodius, Hendrik P. van den Berg, Johannes Berkhof, Henk M. W. Verheul

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Recommendations on priorities for integrated palliative care: transparent expert consultation with international leaders for the InSuP-C project

Sheila Payne, Sean Hughes, Joann Wilkinson, Jeroen Hasselaar, Nancy Preston

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

How to come to terms with facing death: a qualitative study examining the experiences of patients with terminal Cancer

Ayumi Kyota, Kiyoko Kanda

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Self-efficacy for coping: utility of the Cancer behavior inventory (Italian) for use in palliative care

Samantha Serpentini, Paola Del Bianco, Andrea Chirico, Thomas V. Merluzzi, Rosalba Martino, Fabio Lucidi, Gian Luca De Salvo, Leonardo Trentin, Eleonora Capovilla

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Multicentre analysis of intensity of care at the end-of-life in patients with advanced cancer, combining health administrative data with hospital records: variations in practice call for routine quality evaluation

Isabelle Colombet, Carole Bouleuc, Alain Piolot, Aurélie Vilfaillot, Hélène Jaulmes, Sabine Voisin-Saltiel, François Goldwasser, Pascale Vinant, the EFIQUAVIE study group

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An online international comparison of thresholds for triggering a negative response to the “Surprise Question”: a study protocol

Nicola White, Linda Oostendorp, Victoria Vickerstaff, Christina Gerlach, Yvonne Engels, Maud Maessen, Christopher Tomlinson, Johan Wens, Bert Leysen, Guido Biasco, Sofia Zambrano, Steffen Eychmüller, Christina Avgerinou, Rabih Chattat, Giovanni Ottoboni, Carel Veldhoven, Patrick Stone

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Towards appropriate information provision for and decision-making with patients with limited health literacy in hospital-based palliative care in Western countries: a scoping review into available communication strategies and tools for healthcare providers

Janneke Noordman, Liesbeth van Vliet, Menno Kaunang, Maria van den Muijsenbergh, Gudule Boland, Sandra van Dulmen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Challenges in a six-phase process of questionnaire adaptation: findings from the French translation of the Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale

Anca-Cristina Sterie, Mathieu Bernard

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Palliative care for patients with motor neurone disease and their bereaved carers: a qualitative study

Clare Mc Veigh, Colette Donaghy, Briege Mc Laughlin, Alison Dick, Kiran Kaur, John Mc Conville, Max Watson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Living at the end-of-life: experience of time of patients with cancer

Jordy Johannes Eduardus Rovers, Elze Jantien Knol, Jelte Pieksma, Wytse Nienhuis, Anne Barbara Wichmann, Yvonne Engels

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Who provides care in the last year of life? A description of care networks of community-dwelling older adults in the Netherlands

Femmy M. Bijnsdorp, H. Roeline W. Pasman, Anneke L. Francke, Natalie Evans, Carel F. W. Peeters, Marjolein I. Broese van Groenou

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Inpatient palliative chemotherapy is associated with high mortality and aggressive end-of-life care in patients with advanced solid tumors and poor performance status

Vitor Fiorin de Vasconcellos, Renata RCC Bonadio, Guilherme Avanço, Marcelo Vailati Negrão, Rachel Pimenta Riechelmann

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Catastrophic health expenditure of cancer patients at the end-of-life: a retrospective observational study in China

Anli Leng, Jun Jing, Stephen Nicholas, Jian Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of person-centeredness in nursing homes after a palliative care intervention: pre- and post-test experimental design

Christina Bökberg, Lina Behm, Birgitta Wallerstedt, Gerd Ahlström

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of palliative chemotherapy and best supportive care on overall survival and length of hospitalization in patients with incurable Cancer: a 4-year single institution experience in Japan

Yasuko Murakawa, Masato Sakayori, Kazunori Otsuka

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A prospective study examining cachexia predictors in patients with incurable cancer

Ola Magne Vagnildhaug, Cinzia Brunelli, Marianne J. Hjermstad, Florian Strasser, Vickie Baracos, Andrew Wilcock, Maria Nabal, Stein Kaasa, Barry Laird, Tora S. Solheim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Nomogram-based parameters to predict overall survival in a real-world advanced cancer population undergoing palliative care

Weiwei Zhao, Zhiyong He, Yintao Li, Huixun Jia, Menglei Chen, Xiaoli Gu, Minghui Liu, Zhe Zhang, Zhenyu Wu, Wenwu Cheng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The financing of stand-alone palliative Care Services in Uganda: analysis of the implications for sustainability

Jacinto Amandua, Melkizedeki Stephen Kimaro, Eddie Mwebesa, Ivan Mugisha Taremwa, Christine Atuhairwe

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Development of palliative care attitude and knowledge (PCAK) questionnaire for physicians in Kuwait

Ameena Mohammed Al-Ansari, Saleem Nawaf Suroor, Sobhi Mostafa AboSerea, Wafaa Mostafa Abd-El-Gawad

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Advance care planning in progressive neurological diseases: lessons from ALS

Antje A. Seeber, A. Jeannette Pols, Albert Hijdra, Hepke F. Grupstra, Dick L. Willems, Marianne de Visser

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

End-of-life care in rural general practice: how best to support commitment and meet challenges?

Jinfeng Ding, Christobel Saunders, Angus Cook, Claire E. Johnson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Unregulated care providers’ engagement in palliative care to older clients and their families in the home setting: a mixed methods study

Christine J. McPherson, Judy Etele, Viviane Chou-Yin Ta, Angelina Raghubir

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Palliative care for persons with Parkinson’s disease: a qualitative study on the experiences of health care professionals

Herma Lennaerts, Maxime Steppe, Marten Munneke, Marjan J. Meinders, Jenny T. van der Steen, Marieke Van den Brand, Dorian van Amelsvoort, Kris Vissers, Bastiaan R. Bloem, Marieke Groot

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

How do hospital-based nurses and physicians identify the palliative phase in their patients and what difficulties exist? A qualitative interview study

Isabelle Flierman, Ineke C. Nugteren, Rosanne van Seben, Bianca M. Buurman, Dick L. Willems

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The conceptual understanding of pediatric palliative care: a Swiss healthcare perspective

Eva De Clercq, Michael Rost, Milenko Rakic, Marc Ansari, Pierluigi Brazzola, Tenzin Wangmo, Bernice S. Elger

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Palliative care for people with substance use disorder and multiple problems: a qualitative study on experiences of patients and proxies

Anne Ebenau, Boukje Dijkstra, Chantal ter Huurne, Jeroen Hasselaar, Kris Vissers, Marieke Groot

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Examining constipation assessment and management of patients with advanced cancer receiving specialist palliative care: a multi-site retrospective case note review of clinical practice

Sonja McIlfatrick, Deborah H. L. Muldrew, Esther Beck, Emma Carduff, Mike Clarke, Anne Finucane, Lisa Graham-Wisener, Phil Larkin, Noleen K. McCorry, Paul Slater, Felicity Hasson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Supporting carers: health care professionals in need of system improvements and education - a qualitative study

Ingebrigt Røen, Hans Stifoss-Hanssen, Gunn Grande, Stein Kaasa, Kari Sand, Anne Kari Knudsen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Exploring the gender dimension of problems and needs of patients receiving specialist palliative care in a German palliative care unit - the perspectives of patients and healthcare professionals

Anneke Ullrich, Kristina Grube, Cornelia Hlawatsch, Carsten Bokemeyer, Karin Oechsle

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Table in the corner: a qualitative study of life situation and perspectives of the everyday lives of oesophageal cancer patients in palliative care

Louise Laursen, Mai Nanna Schønau, Heidi Maria Bergenholtz, Mette Siemsen, Merete Christensen, Malene Missel

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An instrument to assess the education needs of nursing assistants within a palliative approach in residential aged care facilities

Sara Karacsony, Anthony Good, Esther Chang, Amanda Johnson, Michel Edenborough

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Talking about end of life in general palliative care – what’s going on? A qualitative study on end-of-life conversations in an acute care hospital in Denmark

Heidi Bergenholtz, Helle Ussing Timm, Malene Missel

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Can a single question about family members’ sense of security during palliative care predict their well-being during bereavement? A longitudinal study during ongoing care and one year after the patient’s death

Anna Milberg, Maria Liljeroos, Barbro Krevers

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Advance care planning with patients on hemodialysis: an implementation study

Sarah L. Goff, Mark L. Unruh, Jamie Klingensmith, Nwamaka D. Eneanya, Casey Garvey, Michael J. Germain, Lewis M. Cohen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Expressive writing as a therapeutic intervention for people with advanced disease: a systematic review

N. Kupeli, G. Chatzitheodorou, N. A. Troop, D. McInnerney, P. Stone, B. Candy

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Exploring health care providers’ perceptions about home-based palliative care in terminally ill cancer patients

Heshmatolah Heydari, Suzanne Hojjat-Assari, Mohammad Almasian, Pooneh Pirjani

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Does packed red cell transfusion provide symptomatic benefits to cancer palliative patients?: a longitudinal study from a single private oncology center in Nepal

Sameer Timilsina, Sirisa Karki, Santosh Timalsina, Aajeevan Gautam, Sabitri Sharma

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Psychometric assessment of the Chinese version of the Problems and Needs in Palliative Care questionnaire-short version in advanced cancer patients

Tao Wang, Alex Molassiotis, Betty Pui Man Chung, Jing-Yu Tan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of palliative care for pain among Chinese adults with cancer

Xin-Xin Zhao, Meng Cui, Yi-Hang Geng, Yi-Long Yang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“I go into crisis when …”: ethics of care and moral dilemmas in palliative care

Ludovica De Panfilis, Silvia Di Leo, Carlo Peruselli, Luca Ghirotto, Silvia Tanzi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Designing and developing a co-produced theoretical and evidence-based online support for family caregivers of people with dementia at the end of life

Nathan Davies, Jenny Hopwood, Nina Walker, Jamie Ross, Steve Iliffe, Kate Walters, Greta Rait

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Palliative care education in the undergraduate medical curricula: students’ views on the importance of, their confidence in, and knowledge of palliative care

Jolien Pieters, Diana H. J. M. Dolmans, Daniëlle M. L. Verstegen, Franca C. Warmenhoven, Annemie M. Courtens, Marieke H. J. van den Beuken-van Everdingen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Consensus on treatment for residents in long-term care facilities: perspectives from relatives and care staff in the PACE cross-sectional study in 6 European countries

M. ten Koppel, H. R. W. Pasman, J. T. van der Steen, H. P. J. van Hout, M. Kylänen, L. Van den Block, T. Smets, L. Deliens, G. Gambassi, K. Froggatt, K. Szczerbińska, B. D. Onwuteaka-Philipsen, PACE

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Development of an eHealth information resource for family carers supporting a person receiving palliative care on the island of Ireland

David Scott, Peter Hudson, Karen Charnley, Cathy Payne, Gareth Westcott

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

When is hastened death considered suicide? A systematically conducted literature review about palliative care professionals’ experiences where assisted dying is legal

Sheri Mila Gerson, Amanda Bingley, Nancy Preston, Anne Grinyer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The developing and evaluation of an electronic tool to assess the effect of undergraduate training in palliative care: the electronic international medical education in palliative care (IMEP-e) assessment tool

Amrita Rai, Stephen Mason

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Hospitalization at the end of life among nursing home residents with dementia: a systematic review

Falk Hoffmann, Anke Strautmann, Katharina Allers

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Music in palliative care: a qualitative study with patients suffering from cancer

Sandrine Pommeret, Jan Chrusciel, Catherine Verlaine, Marilene Filbet, Colombe Tricou, Stephane Sanchez, Louise Hannetel

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Volunteers in a biography project with palliative care patients – a feasibility study

Michaela Hesse, Simon Forstmeier, Henning Cuhls, Lukas Radbruch

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A comparative study on decision and documentation of refraining from resuscitation in two medical home care units in Sweden

Bogdan Sterpu, Pia Lindman, Linda Björkhem-Bergman

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Assessing the validity of the clinician-rated distress thermometer in palliative care

A. Van Lander, A. Tarot, C. Savanovitch, B. Pereira, B. Vennat, V. Guastella

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An exploration of the prevalence and experience of cardiac cachexia: protocol for a mixed methods cross-sectional study

Matthew A. Carson, Joanne Reid, Loreena Hill, Lana Dixon, Patrick Donnelly, Paul Slater, Alyson Hill, Donna Fitzsimons

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

How to help researchers in palliative care improve responsiveness to migrants and other underrepresented populations: developing and testing a self-assessment instrument

M. Torensma, B. D. Onwuteaka-Philipsen, K. L. Strackee, M. G. Oosterveld-Vlug, X. de Voogd, D. L. Willems, J. L. Suurmond

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Completion rate of physician orders for life-sustaining treatment for patients with metastatic or recurrent cancer: a preliminary, cross-sectional study

Ju Won Kim, Jung Yoon Choi, Won Jin Jang, Yoon Ji Choi, Youn Seon Choi, Sang Won Shin, Yeul Hong Kim, Kyong Hwa Park

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Efficacy and cost-utility of the eHealth application ‘Oncokompas’, supporting patients with incurable cancer in finding optimal palliative care, tailored to their quality of life and personal preferences: a study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Anouk S. Schuit, Karen Holtmaat, Nienke Hooghiemstra, Femke Jansen, Birgit I. Lissenberg-Witte, Veerle M. H. Coupé, Myra E. van Linde, Annemarie Becker-Commissaris, Jaap C. Reijneveld, Josée M. Zijlstra, Dirkje W. Sommeijer, Simone E. J. Eerenstein, Irma M. Verdonck-de Leeuw

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A screen-based simulation training program to improve palliative care of people with advanced dementia living in residential aged care facilities and reduce hospital transfers: study protocol for the IMproving Palliative care Education and Training Using Simulation in Dementia (IMPETUS-D) cluster randomised controlled trial

Joanne Tropea, Christina E. Johnson, Debra Nestel, Sanjoy K. Paul, Caroline A. Brand, Anastasia F. Hutchinson, Ross Bicknell, Wen Kwang Lim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Context, mechanisms and outcomes in end-of-life care for people with advanced dementia: family carers perspective

Nuriye Kupeli, Elizabeth L. Sampson, Gerard Leavey, Jane Harrington, Sarah Davis, Bridget Candy, Michael King, Irwin Nazareth, Louise Jones, Kirsten Moore

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Palliative care training addressed to hospital healthcare professionals by palliative care specialists: a mixed-method evaluation

Giovanna Artioli, Gabriele Bedini, Elisabetta Bertocchi, Luca Ghirotto, Silvio Cavuto, Massimo Costantini, Silvia Tanzi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

End-of-life and palliative care of patients on maintenance hemodialysis treatment: a focus group study

Lena Axelsson, Eva Benzein, Jenny Lindberg, Carina Persson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Australian GPs’ perceptions of barriers and enablers to best practice palliative care: a qualitative study

Anne Herrmann, Mariko L. Carey, Alison C. Zucca, Lucy A. P. Boyd, Bernadette J. Roberts

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Dying in acute hospitals: voices of bereaved relatives

Diarmuid Ó Coimín, Geraldine Prizeman, Bettina Korn, Sarah Donnelly, Geralyn Hynes

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

More comprehensively measuring quality of life in life-threatening illness: the McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire – Expanded

S. Robin Cohen, Lara B. Russell, Anne Leis, Javad Shahidi, Pat Porterfield, David R. Kuhl, Anne M. Gadermann, Richard Sawatzky

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Identification of a potentially avoidable cardiopulmonary resuscitation in hematology and oncology wards

Yeonjoo Choi, Jin Won Kim, Koung Jin Suh, Yoo-Joo Lim, Ji Yun Lee, Beo-Deul Kang, Ji-Won Kim, Se-Hyun Kim, Jeong-Ok Lee, Yu Jung Kim, Keun-Wook Lee, Jee Hyun Kim, Soo-Mee Bang, Jong Seok Lee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and its socio-economic and cultural predictors among advanced cancer patients: evidence from the APPROACH cross-sectional survey in Hyderabad-India

Jean Jacob, Gayatri Palat, Naina Verghese, Priya Chandran, Vineela Rapelli, Sanjeeva Kumari, Chetna Malhotra, Irene Teo, Eric Finkelstein, Semra Ozdemir

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Action research study on advance care planning for residents and their families in the long-term care facility

Hsin-Tzu Sophie Lee, Ting-Ru Chen, Chia-Ling Yang, Tai-Yuan Chiu, Wen-Yu Hu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

What are essential elements of high-quality palliative care at home? An interview study among patients and relatives faced with advanced cancer

M. G. Oosterveld-Vlug, B. Custers, J. Hofstede, G. A. Donker, P. M. Rijken, J. C. Korevaar, A. L. Francke

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Views of professionals and volunteers in palliative care on patient-centred care: a Q-methodology study in the Netherlands

Milanne M. J. Galekop, Hanna M. van Dijk, Job van Exel, Jane M. Cramm

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Spiritual care at the end of life in the primary care setting: experiences from spiritual caregivers - a mixed methods study

Ian Koper, H. Roeline W. Pasman, Bart P. M. Schweitzer, Annemieke Kuin, Bregje D. Onwuteaka-Philipsen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The exploration of the knowledge, attitudes and practice behaviors of advanced care planning and its related predictors among Taiwanese nurses

Chiu-Chu Hsieh, Hsiang-Ping Huang, Tao-Hsin Tung, I-Chien Chen, Randal D. Beaton, Sui-Whi Jane

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Hospice use and one-year survivorship of residents in long-term care facilities in Canada: a cohort study

Beibei Xiong, Shannon Freeman, Davina Banner, Lina Spirgiene

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The utility of a shortened palliative care screening tool to predict death within 12 months – a prospective observational study in two south African hospitals with a high HIV burden

Peter J. Raubenheimer, Cascia Day, Faried Abdullah, Katherine Manning, Clint Cupido, Jonny Peter

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Psychological burden in family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer at initiation of specialist inpatient palliative care

Karin Oechsle, Anneke Ullrich, Gabriella Marx, Gesine Benze, Julia Heine, Lisa-Marie Dickel, Youyou Zhang, Feline Wowretzko, Kim Nikola Wendt, Friedemann Nauck, Carsten Bokemeyer, Corinna Bergelt

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Palliative care nurse specialists’ reflections on a palliative care educational intervention in long-term care: an inductive content analysis

Rosemary Frey, Deborah Balmer, Michal Boyd, Jackie Robinson, Merryn Gott

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of spiritual care training to enhance spiritual health and spiritual care competency among oncology nurses

Yanli Hu, Miaorui Jiao, Fan Li

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

What motivates informal caregivers of people with dementia (PWD): a qualitative study

Shakiba Zahed, Maryam Emami, Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi, Ahmad Ali Eslami, Majid Barekatain, Fereshteh Zamani-Alavijeh

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Realizing better doctor-patient dialogue about choices in palliative care and early phase clinical trial participation: towards an online value clarification tool (OnVaCT)

Liza G. G. van Lent, Nicole K. Stoel, Julia C. M. van Weert, Jelle van Gurp, Maja J. A. de Jonge, Martijn P. Lolkema, Eelke H. Gort, Saskia M. Pulleman, Esther Oomen-de Hoop, Jeroen Hasselaar, Carin C. D. van der Rijt

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pharmacists’ knowledge, attitude and involvement in palliative care in selected tertiary hospitals in southwestern Nigeria

Rasaq ADISA, Aderonke Tolulope ANIFOWOSE

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Paramedic information needs in end-of-life care: a qualitative interview study exploring access to a shared electronic record as a potential solution

Rebecca Patterson, Holly Standing, Mark Lee, Sonia Dalkin, Monique Lhussier, Catherine Exley, Katie Brittain

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Continuous low flow ascites drainage through the urinary bladder via the Alfapump system in palliative patients with malignant ascites

Christina Fotopoulou, Thomas Berg, Annekristin Hausen, René Hennig, Rajiv Jalan, Massimo Malagó, Jeroen Capel, Andrea De Gottardi, Guido Stirnimann

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Oral medicinal cannabinoids to relieve symptom burden in the palliative care of patients with advanced cancer: a double-blind, placebo controlled, randomised clinical trial of efficacy and safety of cannabidiol (CBD)

Phillip Good, Alison Haywood, Gauri Gogna, Jennifer Martin, Patsy Yates, Ristan Greer, Janet Hardy

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The Fami-life study: protocol of a prospective observational multicenter mixed study of psychological consequences of grieving relatives in French palliative care units on behalf of the family research in palliative care (F.R.I.P.C research network)

Maité Garrouste-Orgeas, Cécile Flahault, Edith Poulain, Adrien Evin, Frédéric Guirimand, Virginie Fossez-Diaz, Ségolène Perruchio, Catherine Verlaine, Anne Vanbésien, Willeme Kaczmarek, Laurence Birkui de Francqueville, Emmanuel De Larivière, Guillaume Bouquet, Laure Copel, Virginie Verliac, Véronique Marché, Carmen Mathias, Dominique Gracia, Alaa Mhalla, Véronique Michonneau-Gandon, Cécile Poupardin, Licia Touzet, Gaelle Ranchou, Virginie Guastella, Bruno Richard, Florent Bienfait, Marie Sonrier, Dominique Michel, Stéphane Ruckly, Sébastien Bailly, Jean-François Timsit

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Telehealth in palliative care is being described but not evaluated: a systematic review

Sophie Hancock, Nancy Preston, Helen Jones, Amy Gadoud

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