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BMC Palliative Care

BMC Palliative Care 1/2020

Ausgabe 1/2020

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 180 Artikel )

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

End-of-life decision making by Austrian physicians - a cross-sectional study

D. Jahn-Kuch, A. Domke, S. Bitsche, H. Stöger, A. Avian, K. Jeitler, N. Posch, A. Siebenhofer

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A sense of security in palliative homecare in a Norwegian municipality; dyadic comparisons of the perceptions of patients and relatives - a quantitative study

Reidun Hov, Bente Bjørsland, Bente Ødegård Kjøs, Bodil Wilde-Larsson

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Palliative care for patients with substance use disorder and multiple problems: a qualitative study on experiences of healthcare professionals, volunteers and experts-by-experience

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

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

An EAPC white paper on multi-disciplinary education for spiritual care in palliative care

Megan Best, Carlo Leget, Andrew Goodhead, Piret Paal

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Unmet needs of patients with cancer in their last year of life as described by caregivers in a developing world setting: a qualitative study

Karen Cox-Seignoret, Rohan G. Maharaj

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Anticancer therapy within the last 30 days of life: results of an audit and re-audit cycle from an Australian regional cancer centre

Mike Nguyen, Sean Ng Ying Kin, Evonne Shum, Alysson Wann, Babak Tamjid, Arvind Sahu, Javier Torres

01.12.2020 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Correction to: 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

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

International palliative care research priorities: A systematic review

Felicity Hasson, Emma Nicholson, Deborah Muldrew, Olufikayo Bamidele, Sheila Payne, Sonja McIlfatrick

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Shared decision making with oncologists and palliative care specialists effectively increases the documentation of the preferences for do not resuscitate and artificial nutrition and hydration in patients with advanced cancer: a model testing study

Hsien-Liang Huang, Jaw-Shiun Tsai, Chien-An Yao, Shao-Yi Cheng, Wen-Yu Hu, Tai-Yuan Chiu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Who needs and continues to need paediatric palliative care? An evaluation of utility and feasibility of the Paediatric Palliative Screening scale (PaPaS)

Poh Heng Chong, Janice Soo, Zhi Zheng Yeo, Raymond Qishun Ang, Celene Ting

01.12.2020 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

IDentification of patients in need of general and specialised PALLiative care (ID-PALL©): item generation, content and face validity of a new interprofessional screening instrument

Fabienne Teike Lüthi, Mathieu Bernard, Michel Beauverd, Claudia Gamondi, Anne-Sylvie Ramelet, Gian Domenico Borasio

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Limited knowledge and access to palliative care among women with cervical cancer: an opportunity for integrating oncology and palliative care in Zimbabwe

O. Tapera, A. M. Nyakabau

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Implementation of the milestones communication approach for patients with limited prognosis: evaluation of intervention fidelity

Jasmin Bossert, Michel Wensing, Michael Thomas, Matthias Villalobos, Corinna Jung, Anja Siegle, Laura Hagelskamp, Nicole Deis, Jana Jünger, Katja Krug

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The influence of spirituality on decision-making in palliative care outpatients: a cross-sectional study

Francisca Rego, Florbela Gonçalves, Susana Moutinho, Luísa Castro, Rui Nunes

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Compassion fatigue, watching patients suffering and emotional display rules among hospice professionals: a daily diary study

Igor Portoghese, Maura Galletta, Philip Larkin, Salvatore Sardo, Marcello Campagna, Gabriele Finco, Ernesto D’Aloja

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A scoping review of initiatives to reduce inappropriate or non-beneficial hospital admissions and bed days in people nearing the end of their life: much innovation, but limited supporting evidence

Ros Taylor, Jonathan Ellis, Wei Gao, Liz Searle, Kate Heaps, Robert Davies, Claire Hawksworth, Angela Garcia-Perez, Giles Colclough, Steven Walker, Bee Wee

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Measuring the quality of care in nursing home residents with early-onset neurodegenerative diseases: a scoping review

Joyce C. F. Heffels, Irma H. J. Everink, Mayke Oosterloo, Raymund A. C. Roos, Jos M. G. A. Schols

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The assessment of spiritual well-being in cancer patients with advanced disease: which are its meaningful dimensions?

Elisa Rabitti, Silvio Cavuto, Luca Iani, Simona Ottonelli, Francesco De Vincenzo, Massimo Costantini

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Underlying goals of advance care planning (ACP): a qualitative analysis of the literature

Nienke Fleuren, Marja F. I. A. Depla, Daisy J. A. Janssen, Martijn Huisman, Cees M. P. M. Hertogh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

When a child dies: a systematic review of well-defined parent-focused bereavement interventions and their alignment with grief- and loss theories

Eline M. Kochen, Floor Jenken, Paul A. Boelen, Laura M. A. Deben, Jurrianne C. Fahner, Agnes van den Hoogen, Saskia C. C. M. Teunissen, Karin Geleijns, Marijke C. Kars

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Coping and wellbeing in bereavement: two core outcomes for evaluating bereavement support in palliative care

Emily Harrop, Hannah Scott, Stephanie Sivell, Kathy Seddon, Jim Fitzgibbon, Fiona Morgan, Sara Pickett, Anthony Byrne, Annmarie Nelson, Mirella Longo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Development and testing of an informative guide about palliative care for family caregivers of people with advanced dementia

Lina Riedl, Manuela Bertok, Julia Hartmann, Julia Fischer, Carola Rossmeier, Andreas Dinkel, Marion Ortner, Janine Diehl-Schmid

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

First referral to an integrated onco-palliative care program: a retrospective analysis of its timing

Claire Barth, Isabelle Colombet, Vincent Montheil, Olivier Huillard, Pascaline Boudou-Rouquette, Camille Tlemsani, Jérôme Alexandre, François Goldwasser, Pascale Vinant

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Frequency of discussing and documenting advance care planning in primary care: secondary analysis of a multicenter cross-sectional observational study

Jun Hamano, Ai Oishi, Tatsuya Morita, Yoshiyuki Kizawa

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Increasing preparedness for caregiving and death in family caregivers of patients with severe illness who are cared for at home – study protocol for a web-based intervention

Anette Alvariza, Louise Häger-Tibell, Maja Holm, Gunnar Steineck, Ulrika Kreicbergs

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A phenomenological study of nurses experience about their palliative approach and their use of mobile palliative care teams in medical and surgical care units in France

Agnès Oude Engberink, Maryse Mailly, Valerie Marco, Daniele Bourrie, Jean-Pierre Benezech, Josyane Chevallier, Sandrine Vanderhoeven, Remy Crosnier, Gérard Bourrel, Béatrice Lognos

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Impact of socioeconomic status on end-of-life costs: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Caberry W. Yu, S. Mohammad Alavinia, David A. Alter

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

How to ensure basic competencies in end of life care – a mixed methods study with post-graduate trainees in primary care in Germany

Simon Schwill, Dorothee Reith, Tobias Walter, Peter Engeser, Michel Wensing, Elisabeth Flum, Joachim Szecsenyi, Katja Krug

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The impact of the duration of the palliative care period on cancer patients with regard to the use of hospital services and the place of death: a retrospective cohort study

Outi M. Hirvonen, Riikka-Leena Leskelä, Lotta Grönholm, Olli Haltia, Samuli Voltti, Kristiina Tyynelä-Korhonen, Eeva K. Rahko, Juho T. Lehto, Tiina Saarto

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

End-of-life care preferences of the general public and recommendations of healthcare providers: a nationwide survey in Japan

Jun Hamano, Kyoko Hanari, Nanako Tamiya

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Czech Integrated Palliative Outcome Scale: reliability and content validity analysis

Karolina Vlckova, Eva Hoschlova, Eva Chroustova, Martin Loucka

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Measuring quality of life in life-threatening illness – content validity and response processes of MQOL-E and QOLLTI-F in Swedish patients and family carers

Lena Axelsson, Anette Alvariza, Nina Carlsson, S. Robin Cohen, Richard Sawatzky, Kristofer Årestedt

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Implementation of palliative care consult Service in Hungary – integration barriers and facilitators

Antal T. Zemplényi, Ágnes Csikós, Marcell Csanádi, Maureen Rutten-van Mölken, Carmen Hernandez, János G. Pitter, Thomas Czypionka, Markus Kraus, Zoltán Kaló

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Outcomes after long-term mechanical ventilation of cancer patients

Kelly Haviland, Kay See Tan, Nadja Schwenk, Manju V. Pillai, Diane E. Stover, Robert J. Downey

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Fatigue, barriers to physical activity and predictors for motivation to exercise in advanced Cancer patients

J. Frikkel, M. Götte, M. Beckmann, S. Kasper, J. Hense, M. Teufel, M. Schuler, M. Tewes

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A mixed methods investigation of end-of-life surrogate decisions among older adults

Eleonore Batteux, Eamonn Ferguson, Richard J. Tunney

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The views of physicians and nurses on the potentials of an electronic assessment system for recognizing the needs of patients in palliative care

Natalia Radionova, Gerhild Becker, Regine Mayer-Steinacker, Deniz Gencer, Monika A. Rieger, Christine Preiser

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Trauma to Transformation: the lived experience of bereaved parents of children with chronic life-threatening illnesses in Singapore

Oindrila Dutta, Geraldine Tan-Ho, Ping Ying Choo, Xinyi Casuarine Low, Poh Heng Chong, Carolyn Ng, Sashikumar Ganapathy, Andy Hau Yan Ho

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Palliative care utilization in oncology and hemato-oncology: a systematic review of cognitive barriers and facilitators from the perspective of healthcare professionals, adult patients, and their families

Marco Bennardi, Nicola Diviani, Claudia Gamondi, Georg Stüssi, Piercarlo Saletti, Ivan Cinesi, Sara Rubinelli

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

“From good hearted community members we get volunteers” – an exploratory study of palliative care volunteers across Africa

Carolin Clara Loth, Eve Namisango, Richard Antony Powell, Katharina Henny Pabst, Mhoira Leng, Mohamed Hamada, Lukas Radbruch

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The desire to die in palliative care: a sequential mixed methods study to develop a semi-structured clinical approach

Kerstin Kremeike, Gerrit Frerich, Vanessa Romotzky, Kathleen Boström, Thomas Dojan, Maren Galushko, Kija Shah-Hosseini, Saskia Jünger, Gary Rodin, Holger Pfaff, Klaus Maria Perrar, Raymond Voltz

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The family talk intervention for families when a parent is cared for in palliative care – potential effects from minor children’s perspectives

Rakel Eklund, Anette Alvariza, Ulrika Kreicbergs, Li Jalmsell, Malin Lövgren

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Profiles of family caregivers of patients at the end of life at home: a Q-methodological study into family caregiver’ support needs

Femmy M. Bijnsdorp, H. Roeline W. Pasman, Cécile R. L. Boot, Susanne M. van Hooft, AnneLoes van Staa, Anneke L. Francke

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Palliative Performance Scale: cross cultural adaptation and psychometric validation for Polish hospice setting

Tomasz Dzierżanowski, Tomasz Gradalski, Michael Kozlowski

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Early palliative care versus standard care in haematologic cancer patients at their last active treatment: study protocol of a feasibility trial

Silvia Tanzi, Stefano Luminari, Silvio Cavuto, Elena Turola, Luca Ghirotto, Massimo Costantini

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Disseminating research findings using a massive online open course for maximising impact and developing recommendations for practice

Nancy Preston, Jeroen Hasselaar, Sean Hughes, Alex Kaley, Lisa Linge-Dahl, Ildiko Radvanyi, Phil Tubman, Karen Van Beek, Sandra Varey, Sheila Payne

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Challenges on the provision of palliative care for patients with cancer in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review of reviews

Hammoda Abu-Odah, Alex Molassiotis, Justina Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The use of olanzapine as an antiemetic in palliative medicine: a systematic review of the literature

G. Saudemont, C. Prod’Homme, A. Da Silva, S. Villet, M. Reich, N. Penel, V. Gamblin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Social regulation activities in end-of-life: a qualitative study on completion of advance directives in Swiss nursing homes

M. Droz Mendelzweig

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Differences in well-being and fear of death among female hospice employees and volunteers in Hungary

Ágnes Zana, Adrienne Kegye, Edit Czeglédi, Katalin Hegedűs

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Battle, Journey, Imprisonment and Burden: patterns of metaphor use in blogs about living with advanced cancer

Charlotte Hommerberg, Anna W. Gustafsson, Anna Sandgren

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Severe pain at the end of life: a population-level observational study

A. Meaghen Hagarty, Shirley H. Bush, Robert Talarico, Julie Lapenskie, Peter Tanuseputro

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Complementary music therapy for cancer patients in at-home palliative care and their caregivers: protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial

Inmaculada Valero-Cantero, Francisco Javier Martínez-Valero, Milagrosa Espinar-Toledo, Cristina Casals, Francisco Javier Barón-López, María Ángeles Vázquez-Sánchez

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Palliative Care in German Comprehensive Cancer Centers - an evaluation of the implementation status

Sarah Lödel, Christoph Ostgathe, Maria Heckel, Karin Oechsle, Susanne Gahr

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effect of palliative care training on perceived self-efficacy of the nurses

Fatemeh Dehghani, Maasoumeh Barkhordari-Sharifabad, Maryam Sedaghati-kasbakhi, Hossein Fallahzadeh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Two faces of the same coin: a qualitative study of patients’ and carers’ coexistence with chronic breathlessness associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Diana H. Ferreira, Slavica Kochovska, Aaron Honson, Jane L. Phillips, David C. Currow

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The required competencies of physicians within palliative care from the perspectives of multi-professional expert groups: a qualitative study

Hanna-Leena Melender, Minna Hökkä, Tiina Saarto, Juho T. Lehto

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

An exploration of the experiences of professionals supporting patients approaching the end of life in medicines management at home. A qualitative study

Eleanor Wilson, Glenys Caswell, Asam Latif, Claire Anderson, Christina Faull, Kristian Pollock

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Evaluation of a communication skills training to facilitate addressing palliative care related topics in advanced cancer patients: study protocol of a multicenter randomized controlled trial (PALLI-KOM)

Nele Harnischfeger, Hilke M. Rath, Anneke Ullrich, Bernd Alt-Epping, Anne Letsch, Peter Thuss-Patience, Carsten Bokemeyer, Karin Oechsle, Corinna Bergelt

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Role of nurses in medication management at the end of life: a qualitative interview study

Bregje A. A. Huisman, Eric C. T. Geijteman, Marianne K. Dees, Noralie N. Schonewille, Margriet Wieles, Lia van Zuylen, Karolina M. Szadek, Agnes van der Heide

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Determining the prevalence of palliative needs and exploring screening accuracy of depression and anxiety items of the integrated palliative care outcome scale – a multi-centre study

Bárbara Antunes, Pedro Pereira Rodrigues, Irene J. Higginson, Pedro Lopes Ferreira

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Ethical challenges in family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer – a qualitative study

Anneke Ullrich, Marianna Theochari, Corinna Bergelt, Gabriella Marx, Katharina Woellert, Carsten Bokemeyer, Karin Oechsle

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Equity and the financial costs of informal caregiving in palliative care: a critical debate

Clare Gardiner, Jackie Robinson, Michael Connolly, Claire Hulme, Kristy Kang, Christine Rowland, Phil Larkin, David Meads, Tessa Morgan, Merryn Gott

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Implementing volunteer-navigation for older persons with advanced chronic illness (Nav-CARE): a knowledge to action study

Barbara Pesut, Wendy Duggleby, Grace Warner, Emily Kervin, Paxton Bruce, Elisabeth Antifeau, Brenda Hooper

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Understanding family caregivers’ needs to support relatives with advanced progressive disease at home: an ethnographic study in rural Portugal

Maria João Cardoso Teixeira, Wilson Abreu, Nilza Costa, Matthew Maddocks

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

End-of-life care in a pediatric intensive care unit: the impact of the development of a palliative care unit

Sara Bobillo-Perez, Susana Segura, Monica Girona-Alarcon, Aida Felipe, Monica Balaguer, Lluisa Hernandez-Platero, Anna Sole-Ribalta, Carmina Guitart, Iolanda Jordan, Francisco Jose Cambra

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Systematic symptom and problem assessment at admission to the palliative care ward – perspectives and prognostic impacts

Anja Coym, Anneke Ullrich, Lisa Kathrin Hackspiel, Mareike Ahrenholz, Carsten Bokemeyer, Karin Oechsle

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Adverse events in deceased hospitalised cancer patients as a measure of quality and safety in end-of-life cancer care

Ellinor Christin Haukland, Christian von Plessen, Carsten Nieder, Barthold Vonen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Spirituality alleviates the burden on family members caring for patients receiving palliative care exclusively

Paula Menis Vigna, Isac de Castro, Renata Rego Lins Fumis

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Constructing stability - a classic grounded theory of next-of-kin in palliative cancer care

Carina Werkander Harstäde, Anna Sandgren

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Supportive and palliative care indicators tool (SPICT™): content validity, feasibility and pre-test of the Italian version

Giuseppe Casale, Caterina Magnani, Renato Fanelli, Laura Surdo, Mauro Goletti, Kirsty Boyd, Daniela D’Angelo, Chiara Mastroianni, the SPICT-IT™ study group

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Barriers to advance care planning: a qualitative study of seriously ill Chinese patients and their families

Johnny T. K. Cheung, Doreen Au, Anthony H. F. Ip, Jenny Chan, Kenway Ng, Lok Cheung, Jacqueline Yuen, Elsie Hui, Jenny Lee, Raymond Lo, Jean Woo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Content validation of the EORTC QLQ-C15-PAL with advanced cancer patients and health care professionals from palliative care services in Chile

Leslye Rojas-Concha, Maiken Bang Hansen, Morten Aagaard Petersen, Mogens Groenvold

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Characterizing patients issued DNR orders who are ultimately discharged alive: a retrospective observational study in Japan

Tomoari Mori, Katsumi Mori, Eisuke Nakazawa, Seiji Bito, Yoshiyuki Takimoto, Akira Akabayashi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Health and intention to leave the profession of nursing - which individual, social and organisational resources buffer the impact of quantitative demands? A cross-sectional study

Elisabeth Diehl, Sandra Rieger, Stephan Letzel, Anja Schablon, Albert Nienhaus, Luis Carlos Escobar Pinzon, Pavel Dietz

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Characteristics and health related quality of life in a population with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a cross-sectional study

D. G. Bove, M. Lavesen, B. Lindegaard

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Midazolam sedation in palliative medicine: retrospective study in a French center for cancer control

Vincent Gamblin, Vincent Berry, Emmanuelle Tresch-Bruneel, Michel Reich, Arlette Da Silva, Stéphanie Villet, Nicolas Penel, Chloé Prod’Homme

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Relatives of deceased patients with metastatic lung cancer’s views on the achievement of treatment goals and the choice to start treatment: a structured telephone interview study

Adinda Mieras, Bregje D. Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Annemarie Becker-Commissaris, Jose C. M. Bos, H. Roeline W. Pasman

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Choosing and Doing wisely: triage level I resuscitation a possible new field for starting palliative care and avoiding low-value care – a nationwide matched-pair retrospective cohort study in Taiwan

Chih-Yuan Lin, Yue-Chune Lee

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Palliative care in its own discourse: a focused ethnography of professional messaging in palliative care

Carla Reigada, Maria Arantzamendi, Carlos Centeno

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Should analyses of large, national palliative care data sets with patient reported outcomes (PROs) be restricted to services with high patient participation? A register-based study

Maiken Bang Hansen, Morten Aagaard Petersen, Lone Ross, Mogens Groenvold

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Health- and social care in the last year of life among older adults in Sweden

Jenny Hallgren, Linda Johansson, Christina Lannering, Marie Ernsth Bravell, Catharina Gillsjö

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Negotiating the turning point in the transition from curative to palliative treatment: a linguistic analysis of medical records of dying patients

Laila Hov, Oddgeir Synnes, Guri Aarseth

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Strengthening the spiritual domain in palliative care through a listening consultation service by spiritual caregivers in Dutch PaTz-groups: an evaluation study

Hanna T. Klop, Ian Koper, Bart P. M. Schweitzer, Esli Jongen, Bregje D. Onwuteaka-Philipsen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Expanding the 3 Wishes Project for compassionate end-of-life care: a qualitative evaluation of local adaptations

Meredith Vanstone, Thanh H. Neville, Marilyn E. Swinton, Marina Sadik, France J. Clarke, Allana LeBlanc, Benjamin Tam, Alyson Takaoka, Neala Hoad, Jennifer Hancock, Sarah McMullen, Brenda Reeve, William Dechert, Orla M. Smith, Gyan Sandhu, Julie Lockington, Deborah J. Cook

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Hypernatremia at admission predicts poor survival in patients with terminal cancer: a retrospective cohort study

Min-Seok Seo, In Cheol Hwang, Jaehun Jung, Hwanhee Lee, Jae Hee Choi, Jae-Yong Shim

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

“The way I am treated is as if I am under my mother’s care”: qualitative study of patients’ experiences of receiving hospice care services in South Africa

Konstantina Vasileiou, Paula Smith, Ashraf Kagee

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Perceptions and practices of spiritual care among hospice physicians and nurses in a Taiwanese tertiary hospital: a qualitative study

Zoe Tao, Poshu Wu, Amber Luo, Tzu-Lin Ho, Ching-Yu Chen, Shao-Yi Cheng

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

General practitioners’ perceptions of compassionate communities: a qualitative study

E. Abbey, C. Craig, C. R. Mayland

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Factors affecting quality of end-of-life hospital care - a qualitative analysis of free text comments from the i-CODE survey in Norway

Marit Irene Tuen Hansen, Dagny Faksvåg Haugen, Katrin Ruth Sigurdardottir, Anne Kvikstad, Catriona R. Mayland, Margrethe Aase Schaufel, on behalf of the ERANet-LAC CODE project group

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

An evaluation of continuous subcutaneous infusions across seven NHS acute hospitals: is there potential for 48-hour infusions?

J. Baker, A. Dickman, S. Mason, M. Bickerstaff, R. Jackson, A. McArdle, I. Lawrence, F. Stephenson, N. Paton, J. Kirk, B. Waters, J. Ellershaw

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Pacific meets west in addressing palliative care for Pacific populations in Aotearoa/New Zealand: a qualitative study

Sunia Foliaki, Veisinia Pulu, Hayley Denison, Mark Weatherall, Jeroen Douwes

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Assessment of the effects of a multi-component, individualized physiotherapy program in patients receiving hospice services in the home

Agnieszka Ćwirlej-Sozańska, Agnieszka Wójcicka, Edyta Kluska, Anna Stachoń, Anna Żmuda

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Validation of the Japanese version of the barriers questionnaire II in cancer pain management: a cross-sectional study

Naoki Sakakibara, Hiroko Komatsu, Mikako Takahashi, Hideko Yamauchi, Teruo Yamauchi, Ardith Z. Doorenbos

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Quality of life of patients with metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma initiating first-line chemotherapy in routine practice

Berta Laquente, Teresa Macarulla, Cristina Bugés, Marta Martín, Carlos García, Carles Pericay, Sandra Merino, Laura Visa, Teresa Martín, Manuela Pedraza, Beatriz Carnero, Raquel Guardeño, Helena Verdaguer, Alejandro Mut, David Vilanova, Adelaida García

01.12.2020 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Introducing the trajectory Touchpoint technique: a systematic methodology for capturing the service experiences of palliative care patients and their families

Lynn Sudbury-Riley, Philippa Hunter-Jones, Ahmed Al-Abdin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Knowledge, attitude, confidence, and educational needs of palliative care in nurses caring for non-cancer patients: a cross-sectional, descriptive study

Sanghee Kim, Kyunghwa Lee, Sookyung Kim

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

An explorative analysis of the differences in levels of happiness between cancer patients, informal caregivers and the general population

Mayara Goulart de Camargos, Bianca Sakamoto Ribeiro Paiva, Marco Antônio de Oliveira, Paula de Souza Ferreira, Vinicius Tolentino Nardoto de Almeida, Sandra de Andrade Cadamuro, Carla Simone Leite de Almeida, Carlos Eduardo Paiva

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A pilot evaluation of the Strengthening a Palliative Approach in Long-Term Care (SPA-LTC) program

Sharon Kaasalainen, Tamara Sussman, Genevieve Thompson, Lynn McCleary, Paulette V. Hunter, Lorraine Venturato, Abigail Wickson-Griffiths, Jenny Ploeg, Deborah Parker, Shane Sinclair, Vanina Dal Bello-Haas, Marie Earl, John J. You, the SPA-LTC team

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Communication of advance care planning decisions: a retrospective cohort study of documents in general practice

Laura Panozzo, Pam Harvey, Meagan-Jane Adams, Dennis O’Connor, Bernadette Ward

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Living and dying with incurable cancer: a qualitative study on older patients’ life values and healthcare professionals’ responsivity

Jelle L. P. van Gurp, Anne Ebenau, Simone van der Burg, Jeroen Hasselaar

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Development and usability testing of Understanding Stroke, a tailored life-sustaining treatment decision support tool for stroke surrogate decision makers

Emily P. Chen, Cynthia Arslanian-Engoren, William Newhouse, Diane Egleston, Savina Sahgal, Aneesha Yande, Angela Fagerlin, Darin B. Zahuranec

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Exploring the attitudes of health science students in Spain and Bolivia towards death. A cross sectional survey

Sagrario Pérez- de la Cruz, Ivonne Ramírez

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Second opinions in medical oncology

Ian Olver, Mariko Carey, Jamie Bryant, Allison Boyes, Tiffany Evans, Rob Sanson-Fisher

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Factors influencing the integration of a palliative approach in intensive care units: a systematic mixed-methods review

Hanan Hamdan Alshehri, Sepideh Olausson, Joakim Öhlén, Axel Wolf

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Randomized control trial of advanced cancer patients at a private hospital in Kenya and the impact of dignity therapy on quality of life

John Weru, Miriam Gatehi, Alice Musibi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

“Transition from children’s to adult services for adolescents/young adults with life-limiting conditions: developing realist programme theory through an international comparison”

Helen Kerr, Kimberley Widger, Geraldine Cullen-Dean, Jayne Price, Peter O’Halloran

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Pain talk in hospice care: a conversation analysis

Yijin Wu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Factors influencing GPs’ perception of specialised palliative homecare (SPHC) importance – results of a cross-sectional study

K. Stichling, M. Krause, B. Ditscheid, M. Hach, M. Jansky, M. Kaufmann, T. Lehmann, W. Meißner, F. Nauck, W. Schneider, S. Schulz, H. C. Vollmar, U. Wedding, J. Bleidorn, A. Freytag, the SAVOIR Study Group

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Differing needs of mothers and fathers during their child’s end-of-life care: secondary analysis of the “Paediatric end-of-life care needs” (PELICAN) study

Tanja Leemann, Eva Bergstraesser, Eva Cignacco, Karin Zimmermann

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Exploring the costs, consequences and efficiency of three types of palliative care day services in the UK: a pragmatic before-and-after descriptive cohort study

Paul Mark Mitchell, Joanna Coast, Gareth Myring, Federico Ricciardi, Victoria Vickerstaff, Louise Jones, Shazia Zafar, Sarah Cudmore, Joanne Jordan, Laurie McKibben, Lisa Graham-Wisener, Anne M. Finucane, Alistair Hewison, Erna Haraldsdottir, Kevin Brazil, W. George Kernohan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Sense of support within the family: a cross-sectional study of family members in palliative home care

Anna Milberg, Maria Liljeroos, Rakel Wåhlberg, Barbro Krevers

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Place of death associated with types of long-term care services near the end-of-life for home-dwelling older people in Japan: a pooled cross-sectional study

Kazuhiro Abe, Atsushi Miyawaki, Yasuki Kobayashi, Taeko Watanabe, Nanako Tamiya

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Palliative care for nursing home patients with dementia: service evaluation and risk factors of mortality

Chih-Pang Chu, Cho-Yin Huang, Chian-Jue Kuo, Ying-Yeh Chen, Chun-Tse Chen, Tien-Wei Yang, Hsing-Cheng Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Developing and validating a questionnaire for mortality follow-back studies on end-of-life care and decision-making in a resource-poor Caribbean country

Nicholas Jennings, Kenneth Chambaere, Cheryl Cox Macpherson, Karen L. Cox, Luc Deliens, Joachim Cohen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Experiences of participation in bereavement groups from significant others’ perspectives; a qualitative study

Ulla Näppä, Kerstin Björkman-Randström

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Virtual reality video promotes effectiveness in advance care planning

Wan-Ting Hsieh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Predictors and trajectories of ED visits among patients receiving palliative home care services: findings from a time series analysis (2013-2017)

Alberto Borraccino, Sara Campagna, Gianfranco Politano, Marco Dalmasso, Valerio Dimonte, Maria Michela Gianino

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Palliative care delivery in residential aged care: bereaved family member experiences of the Supportive Hospice Aged Residential Exchange (SHARE) intervention

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

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Investigation of the awareness of and demand for hospice care and attitudes towards life-sustaining treatment at the end of life among community residents in Hangzhou

Yanhong Xie, Ying Xu, Shulan Yang, Jing Yan, Xiao Qing Jin, Caixia Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Peer support to maintain psychological wellbeing in people with advanced cancer: findings from a feasibility study for a randomised controlled trial

Catherine Walshe, Diane Roberts, Lynn Calman, Lynda Appleton, Robert Croft, Suzanne Skevington, Mari Lloyd-Williams, Gunn Grande, Guillermo Perez Algorta

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Developing and testing a nurse-led intervention to support bereavement in relatives in the intensive care (BRIC study): a protocol of a pre-post intervention study

Margo M. C. van Mol, Sebastian Wagener, Jos M. Latour, Paul A. Boelen, Peter E. Spronk, Corstiaan A. den Uil, Judith A. C. Rietjens

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Attitudes of registered nurses about the end – of – life care in multi-profile hospitals: a cross sectional survey

Aurelija Blaževičienė, Lina Laurs, Jamesetta A. Newland

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Blessings or burdens: an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) study on the motivations and their impact on end-of-life caregiving among Asian family caregivers

Geraldine Tan-Ho, Ping Ying Choo, Paul Victor Patinadan, Casuarine Xinyi Low, Andy Hau Yan Ho

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Perceptions of patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) and their informal caregivers on palliative care as a treatment option: a qualitative study

Catherine Sarfo-Walters, Edward Appiah Boateng

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Collaborative advance care planning in advanced cancer patients: col-ACP –study – study protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Carola Seifart, Martin Koch, Nico Leppin, Katharina Nagelschmidt, Jorge Riera Knorrenschild, Nina Timmesfeld, Winfried Rief, Pia von Blanckenburg

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Better quality of end-of-life care for persons with advanced dementia in nursing homes compared to hospitals: a Swedish national register study

Lisa Martinsson, Staffan Lundström, Johan Sundelöf

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Role of norms in variation in cancer centers’ end-of-life quality: qualitative case study protocol

Kristin E. Knutzen, Karen E. Schifferdecker, Genevra F. Murray, Shama S. Alam, Gabriel A. Brooks, Nirav S. Kapadia, Rebecca Butcher, Amber E. Barnato

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Factors underlying surrogate medical decision-making in middle eastern and east Asian women: a Q-methodology study

Muhammad M. Hammami, Areej Al Balkhi, Sophia S. De Padua, Kafa Abuhdeeb

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Using the technology acceptance model to explore health provider and administrator perceptions of the usefulness and ease of using technology in palliative care

M. Nguyen, J. Fujioka, K. Wentlandt, N. Onabajo, I. Wong, R. S. Bhatia, O. Bhattacharyya, V. Stamenova

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prospective cohort study of patients with advanced cancer and their relatives on the experienced quality of care and life (eQuiPe study): a study protocol

Janneke van Roij, Myrte Zijlstra, Laurien Ham, Linda Brom, Heidi Fransen, Art Vreugdenhil, Natasja Raijmakers, Lonneke van de Poll-Franse, eQuiPe study group

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Use of symptom-focused oncological cancer therapies in hospices: a retrospective analysis

Ulrich Kaiser, Ursula Vehling-Kaiser, Fabian Kück, Nicolae-Catalin Mechie, Ana Hoffmann, Florian Kaiser

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Perceptions of palliative care in a South Asian community: findings from an observational study

Naheed Dosani, Ravi Bhargava, Amit Arya, Celeste Pang, Pavinder Tut, Achal Sharma, Martin Chasen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness analysis of systematic fast-track transition from oncological treatment to specialised palliative care at home for patients and their caregivers: the DOMUS trial

Christine Marie Bækø Halling, Rasmus Trap Wolf, Per Sjøgren, Hans Von Der Maase, Helle Timm, Christoffer Johansen, Jakob Kjellberg

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The effect of neuropalliative care on quality of life and satisfaction with quality of care in patients with progressive neurological disease and their family caregivers: an interventional control study

Radka Bužgová, Radka Kozáková, Michal Bar

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Perception of cancer in patients diagnosed with the most common gastrointestinal cancers

Aleksandra Czerw, Urszula Religioni, Tomasz Banaś

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Differences in perspectives of pediatricians on advance care planning: a cross-sectional survey

In Gyu Song, Sung Han Kang, Min Sun Kim, Cho Hee Kim, Yi Ji Moon, Jung Lee

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Co-construction of the family-focused support conversation: a participatory learning and action research study to implement support for family members whose relatives are being discharged for end-of-life care at home or in a nursing home

Sue Duke, Natasha Campling, Carl R. May, Susi Lund, Neil Lunt, Alison Richardson, Hospital to Home Co-researcher group

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

What do you mean by “palliative sedation”?

Pre-explicative analyses as preliminary steps towards better definitions
Alexander Kremling, Jan Schildmann

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Supporting patient access to medicines in community palliative care: on-line survey of health professionals’ practice, perceived effectiveness and influencing factors

Sue Latter, Natasha Campling, Jacqueline Birtwistle, Alison Richardson, Michael I. Bennett, Sean Ewings, David Meads, Miriam Santer

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

“Teach for ethics in palliative care”: a mixed-method evaluation of a medical ethics training programme

Ludovica De Panfilis, Silvia Tanzi, Marta Perin, Elena Turola, Giovanna Artioli

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Views of advanced cancer patients, families, and oncologists on initiating and engaging in advance care planning: a qualitative study

J. T. Toguri, L. Grant-Nunn, R. Urquhart

01.12.2020 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Designing a Mission statement Mobile app for palliative care: an innovation project utilizing design-thinking methodology

Rakhshan Kamran, Arianna Dal Cin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Instrumental and affective communication with patients with limited health literacy in the palliative phase of cancer or COPD

Janneke Noordman, Lotte Schulze, Ruud Roodbeen, Gudule Boland, Liesbeth M. van Vliet, Maria van den Muijsenbergh, Sandra van Dulmen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

South African paramedic perspectives on prehospital palliative care

Caleb Hanson Gage, Heike Geduld, Willem Stassen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comparison of the experience of caregiving at end of life or in hastened death: a narrative synthesis review

Jane Lowers, Melissa Scardaville, Sean Hughes, Nancy J. Preston

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A cluster randomized controlled trial on a multifaceted implementation strategy to promote integrated palliative care in COPD: study protocol of the COMPASSION study

Johanna M. C. Broese, Rianne M. J. J. van der Kleij, Huib A. M. Kerstjens, Els M. L. Verschuur, Yvonne Engels, Niels H. Chavannes

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Development and validation of the cancer symptoms discrimination scale: a cross-sectional survey of students in Yunnan, China

Lin-sen Feng, Zheng-jiao Dong, Ruo-yu Yan, Chang-ling Tu, Lan-yu Zhang, Jiang-yun Shen, Shi-yu Zhang

01.12.2020 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Correction to: Content validation of the EORTC QLQ-C15-PAL with advanced cancer patients and health care professionals from palliative care services in Chile

Leslye Rojas-Concha, Maiken Bang Hansen, Morten Aagaard Petersen, Mogens Groenvold

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Patients’ experiences of eHealth in palliative care: an integrative review

Cecilia Widberg, Birgitta Wiklund, Anna Klarare

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A mixed-method evaluation of a volunteer navigation intervention for older persons living with chronic illness (Nav-CARE): findings from a knowledge translation study

Barbara Pesut, Wendy Duggleby, Grace Warner, Paxton Bruce, Sunita Ghosh, Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, Cheryl Nekolaichuk, Jasneet Parmar

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Impact on place of death in cancer patients: a causal exploration in southern Switzerland

Heidi Kern, Giorgio Corani, David Huber, Nicola Vermes, Marco Zaffalon, Marco Varini, Claudia Wenzel, André Fringer

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Optimizing of a question prompt list to improve communication about the heart failure trajectory in patients, families, and health care professionals

Lisa Hjelmfors, Martje H. L. van der Wal, Maria Friedrichsen, Anna Milberg, Jan Mårtensson, Anna Sandgren, Anna Strömberg, Tiny Jaarsma

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Phenomenological examinations of delirium in advanced cancer patients: exploratory structural equation modelling and latent profile analysis

Eun-Jung Shim, Hyeju Ha, Won-Hyoung Kim, Moon-Hee Lee, Jisun Park, Kwang-Min Lee, Kyung-Lak Son, Chan-Woo Yeom, Bong-Jin Hahm

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Melatonin to prevent delirium in patients with advanced cancer: a double blind, parallel, randomized, controlled, feasibility trial

Peter G. Lawlor, Marie T. McNamara-Kilian, Alistair R. MacDonald, Franco Momoli, Sallyanne Tierney, Nathalie Lacaze-Masmonteil, Monidipa Dasgupta, Meera Agar, Jose L. Pereira, David C. Currow, Shirley H. Bush

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The efficacy of specialised rehabilitation using the Op-reha Guide for cancer patients in palliative care units: protocol of a multicentre, randomised controlled trial (JORTC-RHB02)

Nanako Nishiyama, Yoshinobu Matsuda, Noriko Fujiwara, Keisuke Ariyoshi, Shunsuke Oyamada, Keiichi Narita, Ryouhei Ishii, Satoru Iwase

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Family experiences with palliative care for children at home: a systematic literature review

Anette Winger, Lisbeth Gravdal Kvarme, Borghild Løyland, Camilla Kristiansen, Sølvi Helseth, Ingrid H. Ravn

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Nothing to lose: a grounded theory study of patients’ and healthcare professionals’ perspectives of being involved in the consent process for oncology trials with non-curative intent

Mary Murphy, Eilís McCaughan, Matthew A Carson, Monica Donovan, Richard H Wilson, Donna Fitzsimons

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Validation of the Palliative Prognostic Index, Performance Status–Based Palliative Prognostic Index and Chinese Prognostic Scale in a home palliative care setting for patients with advanced cancer in China

Jun Zhou, Sitao Xu, Ziye Cao, Jing Tang, Xiang Fang, Ling Qin, Fangping Zhou, Yuzhen He, Xueren Zhong, Mingcai Hu, Yan Wang, Fengjuan Lu, Yongzheng Bao, Xiangheng Dai, Qiang Wu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Talking about death and dying in a hospital setting - a qualitative study of the wishes for end-of-life conversations from the perspective of patients and spouses

Heidi Bergenholtz, Malene Missel, Helle Timm

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Burnout and resilience among Canadian palliative care physicians

Cindy Wang, Pamela Grassau, Peter G. Lawlor, Colleen Webber, Shirley H. Bush, Bruno Gagnon, Monisha Kabir, Edward G. Spilg

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Advancing pediatric palliative care in a low-middle income country: an implementation study, a challenging but not impossible task

Ximena Garcia-Quintero, Luis Gabriel Parra-Lara, Angelica Claros-Hulbert, Maria Isabel Cuervo-Suarez, Wendy Gomez-Garcia, Francois Desbrandes, Natalia Arias-Casais

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Introducing cross-cultural education in palliative care: focus groups with experts on practical strategies

Imane Semlali, Emmanuel Tamches, Pascal Singy, Orest Weber

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Continuous subcutaneous infusion for pain control in dying patients: experiences from a tertiary palliative care center

Per Fürst, Staffan Lundström, Pål Klepstad, Peter Strang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Support practices by an interdisciplinary team in a palliative-care unit for relatives of patients in agonal phase

M. Mélin, H. Amieva, M. Frasca, C. Ouvrard, V. Berger, H. Hoarau, C. Roumiguière, B. Paternostre, N. Stadelmaier, N. Raoux, V. Bergua, B. Burucoa

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Is early integration of palliative home care in oncology treatment feasible and acceptable for advanced cancer patients and their health care providers? A phase 2 mixed-methods study

Naomi Dhollander, Tinne Smets, Aline De Vleminck, Lore Lapeire, Koen Pardon, Luc Deliens

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

How views of oncologists and haematologists impacts palliative care referral: a systematic review

Naveen Salins, Arunangshu Ghoshal, Sean Hughes, Nancy Preston

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Physicians’ clinical prediction of survival in head and neck cancer patients in the palliative phase

Arta Hoesseini, Marinella P. J. Offerman, Bojou J. van de Wall-Neecke, Aniel Sewnaik, Marjan H. Wieringa, Robert J. Baatenburg de Jong

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Patient-centered care during the last year of life: adaptation and validation of the German PACIC short form for bereaved persons as proxies (PACIC-S9-proxy)

Vera Vennedey, Gloria Dust, Nicolas Schippel, Arim Shukri, Julia Strupp, Christian Rietz, Raymond Voltz, Stephanie Stock

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Validation and cultural adaptation of the Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale (IPOS) for the Portuguese population

Bárbara Antunes, Pedro Lopes Ferreira

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Exploration of the acceptability and usability of advance care planning tools in long term care homes

Tamara Sussman, Sharon Kaasalainen, Rennie Bimman, Harveer Punia, Nathaniel Edsell, Jess Sussman

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Perceptions, knowledge and attitudes towards the concept and approach of palliative care amongst caregivers: a cross-sectional survey in Karachi, Pakistan

Sameena Shah, Faizan Qaisar, Iqbal Azam, Khairunnisa Mansoor

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Professional oral care in end-of-life patients with advanced cancers in a hospice ward: improvement of oral conditions

Ting-Ying Wu, Hsiu-Yueh Liu, Chien-Yi Wu, Hung-Cheng Chen, Shun-Te Huang, Ping-Ho Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

“No thanks, I don’t want to see snakes again”: a qualitative study of pain management versus preservation of cognition in palliative care patients

Pete Wegier, Jaymie Varenbut, Mark Bernstein, Peter G. Lawlor, Sarina R. Isenberg

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Experiences with the Liverpool care pathway for the dying patient in nursing home residents: a mixed-method study to assess physicians’ and nurse practitioners’ perceptions

Maartje S. Klapwijk, Natashe Lemos Dekker, Monique A. A. Caljouw, Wilco P. Achterberg, Jenny T. van der Steen

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Development of an international Core Outcome Set (COS) for best care for the dying person: study protocol

Sofia C. Zambrano, Dagny Faksvåg Haugen, Agnes van der Heide, Vilma A. Tripodoro, John Ellershaw, Carl Johan Fürst, Raymond Voltz, Stephen Mason, María L. Daud, Gustavo De Simone, Kerstin Kremeike, Svandis Iris Halfdanardottir, Valgerdur Sigurdardottir, Jeremy Johnson, Simon Allan, Haroon Hafeez, Catarina Simões, Katrin Ruth Sigurdardottir, Birgit H. Rasmussen, Paula Williamson, Steffen Eychmüller, in collaboration with the iLIVE consortium

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A non-lab nomogram of survival prediction in home hospice care patients with gastrointestinal cancer

Muqing Wang, Xubin Jing, Weihua Cao, Yicheng Zeng, Chaofen Wu, Weilong Zeng, Wenxia Chen, Xi Hu, Yanna Zhou, Xianbin Cai

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Caregiver burden among informal caregivers in the largest specialized palliative care unit in Malaysia: a cross sectional study

Zati Sabrina Ahmad Zubaidi, Farnaza Ariffin, Cindy Teoh Cy Oun, Diana Katiman

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Quality indicators for the evaluation of end-of-life care in Germany – a retrospective cross-sectional analysis of statutory health insurance data

Katharina van Baal, Sophie Schrader, Nils Schneider, Birgitt Wiese, Jona Theodor Stahmeyer, Sveja Eberhard, Siegfried Geyer, Stephanie Stiel, Kambiz Afshar

01.12.2020 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Hospice care self-efficacy among clinical medical staff working in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) isolation wards of designated hospitals: a cross–sectional study

Ze-hong Zheng, Zhong-chen Luo, You Zhang, Wallace Chi Ho Chan, Jian-qiong Li, Jin Pang, Yu-ling Jia, Jiao Tang

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