Index

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"If God wanted me yesterday, I wouldn't be here today": religious and spiritual themes in patients' experiences of advanced cancer
"It makes you feel that somebody is out there caring": a qualitative study of intervention and control participants' perceptions of the benefits of taking part in an evaluation of dignity therapy for people with advanced cancer
"Now that you mention it, doctor ... ": symptom reporting and the need for systematic questioning in a specialist palliative care unit
"South Dakota's Dying to Know": personal experiences with end-of-life care
"That's like an act of suicide" patients' attitudes toward deactivation of implantable defibrillators
"The healthy me appears": palliative cancer patients' experiences of participation in a physical group exercise program
"What bothers you the most?" Initial responses from patients receiving palliative care consultation
'Best practice' in developing and evaluating palliative and end-of-life care services: A meta-synthesis of research methods for the MORECare project
'It makes me feel that I'm still relevant': a qualitative study of the views of nursing home residents on dignity therapy and taking part in a phase II randomised controlled trial of a palliative care psychotherapy
'Would you like to talk about your future treatment options'? Discussing the transition from curative cancer treatment to palliative care
A 4-year integrated curriculum in palliative care for medical undergraduates
A brief guided self-help intervention for psychological distress in palliative care patients: a randomised controlled trial
A brief problem-solving intervention for family caregivers to individuals with advanced cancer
A brief report of research: care activities for deceased patients of intensive care nurses at a private hospital in Istanbul, Turkey
A clinical decision support tool to predict survival in cancer patients beyond 120 days after palliative chemotherapy
A clinical study on the influence of hydration volume on the signs of terminally ill cancer patients with abdominal malignancies
A comparison of artificial saliva and chewing gum in the management of xerostomia in patients with advanced cancer
A comparison of methodologies from two longitudinal community-based randomized controlled trials of similar interventions in palliative care: what worked and what did not?
A comparison of palliative care outcome measures used to assess the quality of palliative care provided in long-term care facilities: a systematic review
A computer-assisted model for predicting probability of dying within 7 days of hospice admission in patients with terminal cancer
A controlled trial of a short course to improve residents' communication with patients at the end of life
A controlled trial to improve care for seriously ill hospitalized patients. The study to understand prognoses and preferences for outcomes and risks of treatments (SUPPORT). The SUPPORT Principal Investigators see comments published erratum
A couple-based intervention for patients and caregivers facing end-stage cancer: outcomes of a randomized controlled trial
A cross-sectional study of constipation and laxative use in advanced cancer patients: Insights for revision of current practice
A cross-sectional study of knowledge and attitudes of medical professionals towards end-of-life decisions in teaching hospitals of Kandy District (Sri Lanka)
A family booklet about comfort care in advanced dementia: three-country evaluation
A high-volume specialist palliative care unit and team may reduce in-hospital end-of-life care costs
A literature review of randomized controlled trials of the organization of care at the end of life
A longitudinal study of end-of-life preferences of terminally-ill people who live alone
A longitudinal study of palliative care: patient-evaluated outcome and impact of attrition
A meta-analysis of interventions for bereaved children and adolescents
A meta-analysis of survival rates of untreated patients in randomized clinical trials of hepatocellular carcinoma
A multicenter assessment of the adequacy of cancer pain treatment using the pain management index
A narrative literature review of the evidence regarding the economic impact of avoidable hospitalizations amongst palliative care patients in the UK
A national study of live discharges from hospice
A new look at an old agent for pleurodesis
A new palliative care consultation team at the oncology department of a university hospital: an assessment of initial efficiency and effectiveness
A one-day education in soft tissue massage: experiences and opinions as evaluated by nursing staff in palliative care
A palliative-care intervention and death at home: a cluster randomised trial
A pilot phase II randomized, cross-over, double-blinded, controlled efficacy study of octreotide versus hyoscine hydrobromide for control of noisy breathing at the end-of-life
A pilot study of long-acting octreotide for symptomatic malignant ascites
A pilot study of the effectiveness of home teleconsultations in paediatric palliative care
A pilot study on the effectiveness of anticipatory grief therapy for elderly facing the end of life
A population-based study of age inequalities in access to palliative care among cancer patients
A practical tool to identify patients who may benefit from a palliative approach: the CARING criteria
A pragmatic 2 x 2 x 2 factorial cluster randomized controlled trial of educational outreach visiting and case conferencing in palliative care-methodology of the Palliative Care Trial [ISRCTN 81117481]
A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of the cost-effectiveness of palliative therapies for patients with inoperable oesophageal cancer
A predictive model to identify hospitalized cancer patients at risk for 30-day mortality based on admission criteria via the electronic medical record
A proactive approach to improve end-of-life care in a medical intensive care unit for patients with terminal dementia
A proposed prognostic 7-day survival formula for patients with terminal cancer
A proposed taxonomy of terms to guide the clinical trial recruitment process
A prospective randomized study of corticosteroids as adjuvant drugs to opioids in advanced cancer patients
A prospective study of family conferences: effects of patient presence on emotional expression and end-of-life discussions
A prospective study of the incidence of falls in patients with advanced cancer
A prospective study of the roles, responsibilities and stresses of chaplains working within a hospice
A prospective study of unmet activity of daily living needs in palliative care inpatients
A prospective study on C-reactive protein as a prognostic factor for survival time of terminally ill cancer patients
A prospective study on the efficacy of octreotide in the management of malignant bowel obstruction in gynecologic cancer
A prospective trial of self-expanding metal stents in the palliation of malignant esophageal strictures near the upper esophageal sphincter
A psycho-educational intervention for family caregivers of patients receiving palliative care: a randomized controlled trial
A psychometric evaluation of measures of spirituality validated in culturally diverse palliative care populations
A qualitative report of dual palliative care/ethics consultations: intersecting dilemmas and paradigmatic cases
A quality improvement intervention to increase palliative care in nursing homes
A randomised controlled study on the use of anti-inflammatory drugs in patients with cancer pain on morphine therapy: effects on dose-escalation and a pharmacoeconomic analysis
A randomised controlled trial of postal versus interviewer administration of a questionnaire measuring satisfaction with, and use of, services received in the year before death
A randomised controlled trial on the efficacy of advance care planning on the quality of end-of-life care and communication in patients with COPD: The research protocol
A randomised controlled trial to evaluate the use of aromatherapy massage and relaxation therapies in improving quality of life in patients with advanced cancer
A randomized controlled clinical trial of palliative therapies for patients with inoperable esophageal cancer
A randomized controlled trial of a hospital at home service for the terminally ill
A randomized controlled trial of aromatherapy massage in a hospice setting
A randomized controlled trial of local injections of hyaluronidase versus placebo in cancer patients receiving subcutaneous hydration
A randomized double-blind crossover comparison of continuous and intermittent subcutaneous administration of opioid for cancer pain
A randomized trial to improve communication about end-of-life care among patients with COPD
A region-based palliative care intervention trial using the mixed-method approach: Japan OPTIM study
A retrospective analysis of preferred and actual place of death for hospice patients
A retrospective pilot study to explore the timing of cessation of laxatives before death in a palliative care unit
A retrospective review of the use of alfentanil in a hospital palliative care setting
A retrospective study of risk factors for infection in cancer patients receiving specialist palliative care
A review of distress and its management in couples facing end-of-life cancer
A review of pediatric palliative care service utilization in children with a progressive neuromuscular disease who died on a palliative care program
A review of quality of care evaluation for the palliation of dyspnea
A review of the literature on multiple symptoms, their predictors, and associated outcomes in patients with advanced cancer
A scale to measure satisfaction of bereaved family receiving inpatient palliative care
A shared care model pilot for palliative home care in a rural area: impact on symptoms, distress, and place of death
A survey of chaplains' roles in pediatric palliative care: integral members of the team
A survey of the sedation practice of Portuguese palliative care teams
A survey of the views of palliative care healthcare professionals towards referring cancer patients to participate in randomized controlled trials in palliative care
A systematic overview of radiation therapy effects in skeletal metastases
A systematic review comparing quality of life definitions and measurement strategies between adult palliative care and pediatric palliative care
A systematic review examining the literature on attitudes of patients with advanced cancer toward research
A systematic review of informal caregivers' needs in providing home-based end-of-life care to people with cancer
A systematic review of instruments related to family caregivers of palliative care patients
A systematic review of interventions to improve palliative care referral
A systematic review of measures of end-of-life care and its outcomes
A systematic review of physicians' survival predictions in terminally ill cancer patients
A systematic review of postgraduate palliative care curricula
A systematic review of prognostic/end-of-life communication with adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness: patient/caregiver preferences for the content, style, and timing of information
A systematic review of psychosocial interventions for family carers of palliative care patients
A systematic review of religion and spirituality in three palliative care journals, 1990-1999
A systematic review of satisfaction with care at the end of life
A systematic review of specialised palliative care for terminal patients: which model is better?
A systematic review of spiritual and religious variables in Palliative Medicine, American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, Hospice Journal, Journal of Palliative Care, and Journal of Pain and Symptom Management
A systematic review of surgery for non-curative gastric cancer
A systematic review of teaching and learning in palliative care within the medical undergraduate curriculum
A systematic review of the evidence base for telehospice
A systematic review of the use of antimicrobial therapy for symptom management in patients receiving palliative care
A systematic review of the use of opioids in the management of dyspnoea
A systematic review on chaplains and community-based clergy in three palliative care journals: 1990-1999
A systematic review on the role of fish oil for the treatment of cachexia in advanced cancer: an EPCRC cachexia guidelines project
Access and equity in HIV/AIDS palliative care: A review of the evidence and responses
Accommodation of missing data in supportive and palliative care clinical trials
Accounting for missing data in end-of-life research
Achieving the preferred place of care for hospitalized patients at the end of life
Acupuncture as an optional treatment for hospice patients with xerostomia: an intervention study
Acupuncture for cancer-related fatigue: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials
Acupuncture for palliative and supportive cancer care: A systematic review of systematic reviews
Acupuncture is underutilized in hospice and palliative medicine
Adherence to medication guideline criteria in cancer pain management
Adjuvant psychological therapy for cancer patients
Advance care planning
Advance care planning and the quality of end-of-life care in older adults
Advance care planning by or on behalf of peritoneal dialysis patients in long-term care
Advance care planning for patients with inoperable lung cancer
Advance care planning for people with dementia: a review (Provisional abstract)
Advance care planning in advanced cancer: can it be achieved? An exploratory randomized patient preference trial of a care planning discussion
Advance directive discussions: lost in translation or lost opportunities?
Advance directives at end-of-life: nursing home resident preferences for artificial nutrition
Advanced cancer patients' prognostic information preferences: a review
Advances in the pharmacological management of breathlessness
Advancing the science of hospice care: Coalition of Hospices Organized to Investigate Comparative Effectiveness
Adverse events in hospice and palliative care: a pilot study to determine feasibility of collection and baseline rates
After you: Conversations between patients and healthcare professionals in planning for end of life care
Aggregating single patient (n-of-1) trials in populations where recruitment and retention was difficult: the case of palliative care
An approach to understanding the interaction of hope and desire for explicit prognostic information among individuals with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or advanced cancer
An assessment of open communication between people with terminal cancer, caring relatives, and others during home care
An assessment of the efficacy and tolerability of a 'double dose' of normal-release morphine sulphate at bedtime
An assessment of the impact of informative dropout and nonresponse in measuring health-related quality of life using the EuroQol (EQ-5D) descriptive system
An audit of the use of the Barthel Index in palliative care
An evaluation of aromatherapy massage in palliative care
An evaluation of palliative care in the acute geriatric setting
An evaluation of systematic reviews of palliative care services
An exploration of the nursing diagnosis terminal syndrome
An exploratory survey of end-of-life attitudes, beliefs, and experiences of adolescents with HIV/AIDS and their families
An innovative, longitudinal program to teach residents about end-of-life care
An integrated model of provision of palliative care to patients with cystic fibrosis
An international survey of undergraduate medical education in palliative medicine
An internet tool to normalize grief
An investigation of the ability of oral naloxone to correct opioid-related constipation in patients with advanced cancer
An observational study of red cell transfusion in specialist palliative care
An open-label extension study to investigate the long-term safety and tolerability of THC/CBD oromucosal spray and oromucosal THC spray in patients with terminal cancer-related pain refractory to strong opioid analgesics
Anaemia and other predictors of fatigue among patients on palliative therapy for advanced cancer
Analgesic effect of paracetamol on cancer related pain in concurrent strong opioid therapy. A prospective clinical study
Analysis of missing data in palliative care studies
Analysis of the construct of dignity and content validity of the patient dignity inventory
Analyzing phase III studies in hospice/palliative care. a solution that sits between intention-to-treat and per protocol analyses: the palliative-modified ITT analysis
Anemia at the end of life: prevalence, significance, and causes in patients receiving palliative care
Antibiotics in palliative medicine--results from a prospective epidemiological investigation from the HOPE survey
Anticipatory mourning: processes of expected loss in palliative care
Antidepressant medication in patients with advanced cancer--an observational study
Antidepressant prescription pattern in a hospice program
Antidepressants to cancer patients during the last year of life--a population-based study
Antimicrobial use among patients receiving palliative care consultation
Antimicrobial use at the end of life among hospitalized patients with advanced cancer
Anxiety disorders in advanced cancer patients: correlates and predictors of end-of-life outcomes
Applicability and generalizability of palliative interventions for dyspnoea: one size fits all, some or none?
Application of quality audit tools to evaluate care quality received by terminal cancer patients admitted to a palliative care unit
Applying evidence to palliative care
Applying the evidence base to terminal care
Appraisal of literature reviews on end-of-life care for minority ethnic groups in the UK and a critical comparison with policy recommendations from the UK end-of-life care strategy
Appraisal of The Pediatric End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium training program
Approaching the end of life and dying with dementia in care homes: The accounts of family carers
Are advance directives associated with better hospice care?
Are methadone counselors properly equipped to meet the palliative care needs of older adults in methadone maintenance treatment? Implications for training
Aromatherapy and massage for symptom relief in patients with cancer
Aromatherapy and massage in palliative care
Artificial hydration therapy, laboratory findings, and fluid balance in terminally ill patients with abdominal malignancies
Artificial nutrition and hydration in the last week of life in cancer patients. A systematic literature review of practices and effects
Aspects of palliative pharmacy care
Assessing advanced cancer pain in older adults with dementia at the end-of-life
Assessing agreement between terminally ill cancer patients' reports of their quality of life and family caregiver and palliative care physician proxy ratings
Assessing and treating pain in hospices: current state of evidence-based practices
Assessing constipation in palliative care within a gastroenterology framework
Assessing outcomes in palliative chemotherapy
Assessing physical functioning: a systematic review of quality of life measures developed for use in palliative care
Assessing quality of life in research and clinical practice
Assessing short and long-term educational impact of visits to hospice via a combination of qualitative methods
Assessing symptoms of terminally-ill patients by different raters: a prospective study
Assessing the feasibility, acceptability and potential effectiveness of dignity therapy for people with advanced cancer referred to a hospital-based palliative care team: Study protocol
Assessing the role of hydration in delirium at the end of life
Assessment and knowledge in palliative care in second year family medicine residents
Assessment of fatigue after blood transfusion in palliative care patients: a feasibility study
Assessment of hospice patients' goals of care at the end of life
Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice and associated factors towards palliative care among nurses working in selected hospitals, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Assessment of quality of life in the supportive care setting of the big lung trial in non-small-cell lung cancer
Assistance from family members, friends, paid care givers, and volunteers in the care of terminally ill patients
Assistance to parents who have lost their child with cancer
Association between anticipatory grief and problem solving among family caregivers of persons with cognitive impairment
Association between fatigue and other cancer-related symptoms in patients with advanced cancer
Association between hospice care and psychological outcomes in Alzheimer's spousal caregivers
Association between hydration volume and symptoms in terminally ill cancer patients with abdominal malignancies
Association between patient-reported symptoms and nurses' clinical impressions in cancer patients admitted to an acute palliative care unit
Association of experience with illness and end-of-life care with advance care planning in older adults
Associations between end-of-life discussion characteristics and care received near death: a prospective cohort study
At-home palliative sedation for end-of-life cancer patients
Attitudes and beliefs regarding the role of interventional pain management at the end-of-life among caregivers: a 4-year perspective
Attitudes and desires related to euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide among terminally ill patients and their caregivers
Attitudes of patients with malignancies towards completion of advance directives
Attitudes of UK doctors towards euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide: A systematic literature review
Attitudes toward care of the terminally ill: an educational intervention
Attitudes toward disease and prognosis disclosure and decision making for terminally ill patients in Japan, based on a nationwide random sampling survey of the general population and medical practitioners
Attitudes towards and barriers to writing advance directives amongst cancer patients, healthy controls, and medical staff
Attrition rates, reasons, and predictive factors in supportive care and palliative oncology clinical trials
Audit of the care of the dying in a network of hospitals and institutions in Queensland
Awareness of dying: it needs words
Awareness of general practitioners concerning cancer patients' preferences for place of death: evidence from four European countries
Barriers and facilitators for general practitioners to engage in advance care planning: a systematic review
Barriers to hospice care: family physicians' perceptions
Barriers to study enrollment in patients with advanced cancer referred to a phase I clinical trials unit
Basic quality indicators for palliative care services in portugal: 1st step-a systematic review
Being a hospice volunteer influenced medical students' comfort with dying and death: a pilot study
Beliefs and practices of patients with advanced cancer: implications for communication
Benchmarking benzodiazepines and antipsychotics in the last 24 hours of life
Benchmarking opioids in the last 24 hours of life
Benzodiazepines and related drugs for insomnia in palliative care
Benzodiazepines for the relief of breathlessness in advanced malignant and non-malignant diseases in adults
Benzodiazepines help ease dyspnea in palliative care patients
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?
Bereaved parents' experiences of the use of 'cold bedrooms' following the death of their child
Bereavement after caregiving or unexpected death: effects on elderly spouses
Bereavement care in general practice: a cluster-randomized clinical trial
Bereavement care interventions: A systematic review
Bereavement experiences of mothers and fathers over time after the death of a child due to cancer
Bereavement help-seeking following an 'expected' death: A cross-sectional randomised face-to-face population survey
Bereavement practices of physicians in oncology and palliative care
Bereavement services for family caregivers: how often used, why, and why not
Best supportive care (BSC) in published clinical trials
Best supportive care in lung cancer trials is inadequately described: a systematic review
Bisphosphonates for the relief of pain secondary to bone metastases
Blood transfusions for anaemia in patients with advanced cancer
Blood-transfusion and its benefits in palliative care
Bowel function during pain therapy with oxycodone/naloxone prolonged-release tablets in patients with advanced cancer
Breakthrough pain in patients with abdominal cancer pain
Breathlessness in cancer patients - implications, management and challenges
Brief measure for screening complicated grief: reliability and discriminant validity
Burden and depression among caregivers of patients with cancer at the end of life
Burden to others and the terminally ill
Burnout in palliative care: a systematic review
Cachexia worsens prognosis in patients with resectable pancreatic cancer
Can addressing death anxiety reduce health care workers' burnout and improve patient care?
Can anti-infective drugs improve the infection-related symptoms of patients with cancer during the terminal stages of their lives?

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