Artificial nutrition and hydration in the last week of life in cancer patients. A systematic literature review of practices and effects

Secondary title: 
T2 - Annals of oncology
Short title: 
Artificial nutrition and hydration in the last week of life in cancer patients. A systematic literature review of practices and effects
Authors: 
Raijmakers, N. J. H.
van Zuylen, L.
Costantini, M.
Caraceni, A.
Clark, J.
Lundquist, G.
Voltz, R.
Ellershaw, J. E.
van der Heide, A.
Volume: 
22
Start page: 
1478-1486
Annotations: 
Type A, Priority 5
Year: 
2011
Accession number: 
2011357467
Database: 
EMBASE SR
Number: 
M1 - 7
Serial: 
0923-7534
Type of work: 
M3 - Review
ID: 
11441
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/annonc/mdq620
Key words: 
artificial feeding
artificial hydration
ascites
cancer mortality
cancer palliative therapy
cancer patient
cancer survival
chronic disease
dehydration
delirium
evidence based practice
fluid therapy
human
hypervolemia
nausea
priority journal
quality of life
review
systematic review
terminal care
terminally ill patient
thirst
treatment response
Types of evidence: 
Type A
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 5: Plan and do