Can clinical interventions change care at the end of life? (Structured abstract)
Can hospices predict which patients will die within six months?
Can this patient be discharged home? Factors associated with at-home death among patients with cancer
Can we predict which patients with refractory dyspnea will respond to opioids?
Cancer cachexia and targeting chronic inflammation: a unified approach to cancer treatment and palliative/supportive care
Cancer carers medicines management: a feasibility trial of an educational intervention for managing end of life pain medication
Cancer family caregivers during the palliative, hospice, and bereavement phases: a review of the descriptive psychosocial literature
Cancer patients' roles in treatment decisions: do characteristics of the decision influence roles?
Cancer trajectories at the end of life: is there an effect of age and gender?
Cancer-related fatigue and its associations with depression and anxiety: A systematic review
Capturing activity, costs, and outcomes: The challenges to be overcome for successful economic evaluation in palliative care
Care of patients with delirium at the end of life
Care of the dying in Australia's busiest hospital: benefits of palliative care consultation and methods to enhance access
Caregiver bereavement outcome: relationship with hospice at home, satisfaction with care, and home death
Caregivers' perceived adequacy of support in end-stage lung disease: results of a population survey
Caregiving at the end of life
Caring about prognosis: a validation study of the caring criteria to identify hospitalized patients at high risk for death at 1 year
Caring for a loved one with advanced cancer: determinants of psychological distress in family caregivers
Caring for women with ovarian cancer in the last year of life: a longitudinal study of caregiver quality of life, distress and unmet needs
Case conferences in palliative care - a substudy of a cluster randomised controlled trial
Cause and place of death in patients dying with colorectal cancer
Centralisation of end of life care coordination: Impact on the role of community providers
Cervical intrathecal analgesia for head and neck/upper limb cancer pain: six case reports
Challenges in defining 'palliative care' for the purposes of clinical trials
Challenges in palliative care research; recruitment, attrition and compliance: experience from a randomized controlled trial
Challenging the framework for evidence in palliative care research
Changes in anticholinergic load from regular prescribed medications in palliative care as death approaches
Changes in the quantity and level of evidence of palliative and hospice care literature: the last century
Changing preferences for information and participation in the last phase of life: a longitudinal study among newly diagnosed advanced lung cancer patients
Characteristics and implications of attrition in health-related quality of life studies in palliative care
Characteristics and outcomes of patients admitted to the acute palliative care unit from the emergency center
Characteristics and quality of life of patients who choose home care at the end of life
Characteristics of advanced cancer patients with cancer-related fatigue enrolled in clinical trials and patients referred to outpatient palliative care clinics
Characteristics of family conferences in a palliative care unit at a comprehensive cancer center
Characteristics of patients with brain metastases from lung cancer in a palliative care center
Chemotherapy is sometimes useful in the palliative setting of advanced cancer care
Circumstances surrounding the deaths of hospitalized children: opportunities for pediatric palliative care
Classroom-based and distance learning education and training courses in end-of-life care for health and social care staff: a systematic review
Clinical and demographic characteristics help explain variations in pain at the end of life
Clinical and epidemiological research in palliative sedation: How has it served physicians till now and what should we expect for the future. A review of the literature
Clinical changes in terminally ill cancer patients and death within 48 h: when should we refer patients to a separate room?
Clinical effectiveness of online training in palliative care of primary care physicians
Clinical experience with transdermal and orally administered opioids in palliative care patients--a retrospective study
Clinical findings and recommendations made during home visits by a palliative care specialist physician
Clinical findings of a palliative care consultation team at a comprehensive cancer center
Clinical governance benchmarking issues in oncology: aggressiveness of cancer care and consumption of strong opioids. A single-center experience on measurement of quality of care
Clinical outcome and indications for palliative gastrojejunostomy in unresectable advanced gastric cancer: multi-institutional retrospective analysis
Clinical research in palliative care: choice of trial design
Clinical trial of a supportive care team for patients with advanced cancer
Clinical trial participation as part of end-of-life cancer care: associations with medical care and quality of life near death
Clinical trials in palliative care: an ethical evaluation
Clinical trials need to control for the influence of palliative care on outcomes
Clinician accuracy when estimating survival duration: the role of the patient's performance status and time-based prognostic categories
Cluster randomisation or randomised consent as an appropriate methodology for trials in palliative care: A feasibility study ISRCTN60243484
Collaboration between the specialties in provision of end-of-life care for all in the UK: reality or utopia?
Collaboration in difficult pain control in palliative medicine--it's good to talk
Comfort for the dying: five year retrospective and one year prospective studies of end of life experiences
Comfort in the last 2 weeks of life: relationship to accessing palliative care services
Communicating with patients about their feelings and preferences for the future in palliative care: A systematic review of evidence from social science and linguistics
Communication and decision making for patients with end stage diseases in an acute care setting
Communication in palliative medicine: a pilot study of a problem list to capture complex medical information
Communication with families facing life-threatening illness: a research-based model for family conferences
Community nurses' perceptions of a good death: a qualitative exploratory study
Comorbidity in dementia: update of an ongoing autopsy study
Comparative effectiveness of senna to prevent problematic constipation in pediatric oncology patients receiving opioids: a multicenter study of clinically detailed administrative data
Comparative health care use patterns of people with schizophrenia near the end of life: a population-based study in Manitoba, Canada
Comparative multidisciplinary prediction of survival in patients with advanced cancer
Comparing face-to-face and telehealth-mediated delivery of a psychoeducational intervention: a case comparison study in hospice
Comparing hospice and nonhospice patient survival among patients who die within a three-year window
Comparing pediatric deaths with and without hospice support
Comparing two approaches for studying symptom clusters: factor analysis and structural equation modeling
Comparison of intermittent and continuous palliative chemotherapy for advanced colorectal cancer: a multicentre randomised trial
Comparison of octreotide administration vs conservative treatment in the management of inoperable bowel obstruction in patients with far advanced cancer: a randomized, double- blind, controlled clinical trial
Comparison of octreotide and hyoscine butylbromide in controlling gastrointestinal symptoms due to malignant inoperable bowel obstruction
Comparison of prospective and retrospective indicators of the quality of end-of-life cancer care
Comparison of proxy ratings of main family caregivers and physicians on the quality of dying of terminally ill cancer patients
Comparison of survival, palliation, and quality of life with three chemotherapy regimens in metastatic colorectal cancer: a multicentre randomised trial
Comparisons of patient and physician assessment of pain-related domains in cancer pain classification: results from a large international multicenter study
CoMPASs: IOn programme (Care of Memory Problems in Advanced Stages of dementia: Improving Our Knowledge): Protocol for a mixed methods study
Competence development in palliative care in Norway: A description and evaluation of a postgraduate education program in palliative care in Drammen, Norway
Complementary and alternative medicine in the management of pain, dyspnea, and nausea and vomiting near the end of life. A systematic review
Complementary therapies in palliative cancer care
Complementary/alternative medicine for supportive cancer care: development of the evidence-base
Complicated grief - A challenge in bereavement support in palliative care: An update of the field
Components of early outpatient palliative care consultation in patients with metastatic nonsmall cell lung cancer
Comprehensive consensus based guidelines on intrathecal drug delivery systems in the treatment of pain caused by cancer pain
Concentrating hospital-wide deaths in a palliative care unit: the effect on place of death and system-wide mortality
Concepts and definitions for "actively dying," "end of life," "terminally ill," "terminal care," and "transition of care": A systematic review
Concepts and definitions for "supportive care," "best supportive care," "palliative care," and "hospice care" in the published literature, dictionaries, and textbooks
Concomitant radiochemotherapy in rectal cancer: methodology and indications
Conducting family meetings in palliative care: themes, techniques, and preliminary evaluation of a communication skills module
Conformance with supportive care quality measures is associated with better quality of life in patients with cancer receiving palliative care
Congruence between preferred and actual place of care and death among Danish cancer patients
Congruence between preferred and actual place of death according to the presence of malignant or non-malignant disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Consensus-based standards for best supportive care in cancer clinical trials
Consensus-based standards for best supportive care in clinical trials in advanced cancer
Consent for trials in palliative care
Considerations about hastening death among parents of children who die of cancer
Considerations in reporting palliative care clinical trials: standardizing information reported and authorship practices
Constipation and the use of laxatives: a comparison between transdermal fentanyl and oral morphine
Constipation in cancer patients on morphine
Constipation in palliative care: what do we use as definitions and outcome measures?
Construction of a new, objective prognostic score for terminally ill cancer patients: a multicenter study
Consultation in palliative care: the relevance of clarification of problems
Content development for EUROPEAN GUIDELINES on the use of opioids for cancer pain: a systematic review and Expert Consensus Study
Continuing professional development programmes for rural nurses involved in palliative care delivery: an integrative review (Provisional abstract)
Continuity within primary palliative care: an audit of general practice out-of-hours co-operatives
Continuous deep sedation in home palliative care units: case studies in the Florence area in 2000 and in 2003-2004
Continuous deep sedation until death in nursing home residents with dementia: a case series
Continuous subcutaneous infusion of compound oxycodone for the relief of dyspnea in patients with terminally ill cancer: a retrospective study
Continuous subcutaneous infusion of opiates at end-of-life
Contrasting approaches to end of life and palliative care in end stage kidney disease
Controlled sedation for refractory symptoms in dying patients
Conversion from parenteral to oral methadone
Conversion of Karnofsky Performance Status (KPS) and Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Performance Status (ECOG) to Palliative Performance Scale (PPS), and the interchangeability of PPS and KPS in prognostic tools
Conversion ratios for opioid switching in the treatment of cancer pain: a systematic review
Cooperating with a palliative home-care team: expectations and evaluations of GPs and district nurses
Correspondence between patients' preferences and surrogates' understandings for dying and death
Corticosteroids for the resolution of malignant bowel obstruction in advanced gynaecological and gastrointestinal cancer
Cost and non-clinical outcomes of palliative care
Cost savings at the end of life. What do the data show?
Cost, quality, and satisfaction with hospice after-hours care
Course and predictors of depressive symptoms among family caregivers of terminally ill cancer patients until their death
Creating a research culture in a palliative care service environment: a qualitative study of the evolution of staff attitudes to research during a large longitudinal controlled trial (ISRCTN81117481)
Creating enduring change: demonstrating the long-term impact of a faculty development program in palliative care
Cultural competence in end-of-life care: terms, definitions, and conceptual models from the British literature
Culturally-sensitive information-sharing in pediatric palliative care
Current definitions and measures of quality of life in pediatric palliative care: A systematic review
Current state of pain care for hospitalized patients at end of life
Daily symptom burden in end-stage chronic organ failure: a systematic review
Deactivation of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: results of patient surveys
Death anxiety and death competency: the impact of a palliative care volunteer training program
Death rattle is not associated with patient respiratory distress: is pharmacologic treatment indicated?
Death rattle: Critical review and research agenda
Deathbed scene narratives: A construct and linguistic analysis
Deciding in the dark: advance directives and continuation of treatment in chronic critical illness
Decision making at end of life among Japanese American families
Decision making by parents of children with incurable cancer who opt for enrollment on a phase I trial compared with choosing a do not resuscitate/terminal care option
Decision-making about artificial feeding in end-of-life care: literature review
Decision-making capacity and communication about care of older people during their last three months of life
Decision-making in the end-of-life phase of high-grade glioma patients
Defining the palliative care patient: a systematic review
Definition of sedation for symptom relief: a systematic literature review and a proposal of operational criteria
Delayed administration of antibiotics and mortality in patients with community-acquired pneumonia
Delirium at the end of life
Delirium prevalence, incidence, and implications for screening in specialist palliative care inpatient settings: a systematic review
Delirium prevention in terminal cancer: assessment of a multicomponent intervention
Delivery strategies to optimize resource utilization and performance status for patients with advanced life-limiting illness: results from the "palliative care trial" [ISRCTN 81117481]
Demographic and clinical predictors of spirituality in advanced cancer patients: a randomized control study
Depression among surviving caregivers: does length of hospice enrollment matter?
Depression assessment and classification in palliative cancer patients: A systematic literature review
Depression in advanced disease: a systematic review Part 1. Prevalence and case finding
Depression in palliative care: a systematic review. Part 2. Treatment
Depressive symptoms, social network, and bereavement service utilization and preferences among spouses of former hospice patients
Design of the Advance Directives Cohort: a study of end-of-life decision-making focusing on Advance Directives
Design of trials with dying patients: a feasibility study of cluster randomisation versus randomised consent
Designing and conducting randomized controlled trials in palliative care: A summary of discussions from the 2010 clinical research forum of the Australian Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative
Designing research with hospice and palliative care populations
Desire for hastened death in patients with advanced disease and the evidence base of clinical guidelines: a systematic review
Determinants of complicated grief in caregivers who cared for terminal cancer patients
Determinants of death in an inpatient hospice for terminally ill cancer patients
Determinants of do-not-resuscitate orders in palliative home care
Determinants of home death in palliative home care: using the interRAI palliative care to assess end-of-life care
Determinants of place of death: A population-based retrospective cohort study
Determinants of quality of life in patients near the end of life: a longitudinal perspective
Determinants of quality of life in patients with advanced cancer
Determinants of the administration of continuous palliative sedation: A systematic review
Developing advanced clinical skills in the management of breathlessness: evaluation of an educational intervention
Developing and evaluating a hospital2home palliative care service for patients with advanced progressive idiopathic fibrotic interstitial lung disease: Phase 0-II
Developing policy, standard orders, and quality-assurance monitoring for palliative sedation therapy
Developing the evidence base for palliative care: formation of the palliative care research cooperative and its first trial
Development and validation of a bedside score to predict early death in cancer of unknown primary patients
Development and validation of a model predicting short survival (death within 30 days) after palliative radiotherapy
Development and validation of a prognostic nomogram for terminally ill cancer patients
Development of a clinical guideline for palliative sedation therapy using the Delphi method
Development of a cognitive model for advance care planning discussions: results from a quality improvement initiative
Development of a national clinical guideline for artificial hydration therapy for terminally ill patients with cancer
Development of a predicting tool for survival of terminally ill cancer patients
Development of a prognostic model for six-month mortality in older adults with declining health
Development of a set of process and structure indicators for palliative care: the Europall project
Development of an in-home standardized end-of-life treatment program for pediatric patients dying of brain tumors
Development of prognosis in palliative care study (PiPS) predictor models to improve prognostication in advanced cancer: prospective cohort study
Dexmedetomidine: a novel analgesic with palliative medicine potential
Diabetic patients in a palliative care setting: Analogous outcome than non diabetics but more resources required
Diagnosing dying in the acute hospital setting--are we too late?
Diagnostic accuracy of the palliative prognostic score in hospitalized patients with advanced cancer.[Erratum appears in J Clin Oncol. 2005 Jan 1;23(1):248]
Diagnostic validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) in cancer and palliative settings: A meta-analysis
Dialysis patients' preferences for family-based advance care planning
Dietary energy density, inflammation and energy balance in palliative care cancer patients
Directly observed patient-physician discussions in palliative and end-of-life care: a systematic review of the literature
Discharging patients from hospice to nursing home: a retrospective case note review
Discrepant perceptions about end-of-life communication: a systematic review
Discussing an uncertain future: End-of-life care conversations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A systematic literature review and narrative synthesis
Discussions about end-of-life care in nursing homes
Distinguishing symptoms of grief and depression in a cohort of advanced cancer patients
Do case conferences between general practitioners and specialist palliative care services improve quality of life? A randomised controlled trial (ISRCTN 52269003)
Do community specialist palliative care services that provide home nursing increase rates of home death for people with life-limiting illnesses? A systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative studies
Do hospital nurses administer nasal fentanyl spray correctly? - a service evaluation
Do hospital-based palliative teams improve care for patients or families at the end of life?
Do hospital-to-home transitional care programs for older adults address palliative care domains? A systematic review
Do models of care designed for terminally ill 'home alone' people improve their end-of-life experience? A patient perspective
Do not resuscitate - How is it perceived?
Do palliative consultations improve patient outcomes?
Do pilocarpine drops help dry mouth in palliative care patients: A protocol for an aggregated series of n-of-1 trials
Do preparation and life completion discussions improve functioning and quality of life in seriously ill patients? Pilot randomized control trial
Do religious or spiritual beliefs influence bereavement? A systematic review
Do the trajectories of dyspnea differ in prevalence and intensity by diagnosis at the end of life? A consecutive cohort study
Do unto others: doctors' personal end-of-life resuscitation preferences and their attitudes toward advance directives
Do-not-resuscitate orders and predictive models after intracerebral hemorrhage
Doctor, how long?
Documentation of discussions about prognosis with terminally ill patients
Documentation of patients' participation in care at the end of life
Documented consent process for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and implications for end-of-life care in older adults
Does a social model of hospice day care affect advanced cancer patients' use of other health and social services? A prospective quasi-experimental trial
Does acupressure help reduce nausea and vomiting in palliative care patients? Pilot study
Does age matter in palliative care?
Does aromatherapy massage benefit patients with cancer attending a specialist palliative care day centre?
Does health status affect perceptions of factors influencing dignity at the end of life?
Does hospital at home for pallative care facilitate death at home? Randomised controlled trial
Does hospital at home for palliative care facilitate death at home? Randomised controlled trial
Does nonresponse bias the results of retrospective surveys of end-of-life care?
Does oxygen help dyspnea in patients with cancer?
Does palliative care improve quality? A survey of bereaved family members
Does palliative home oxygen improve dyspnoea? A consecutive cohort study
Does palliative sedation always relieve symptoms?
Does referral to specialist paediatric palliative care services reduce hospital admissions in oncology patients at the end of life?
Does social support from family and friends work as a buffer against reactions to stressful life events such as terminal cancer?
Does truth telling improve psychological distress of palliative care patients: a systematic review (Structured abstract)
Droperidol for treatment of nausea and vomiting in palliative care patients
Drug interactions in dying patients: a retrospective analysis of hospice inpatients in Germany
Drug interactions in palliative care--it's more than cytochrome P450
Drug interactions in palliative care-it's more than cytochrome P450
Drug management of terminal symptoms in advanced cancer patients
Drug therapy for anxiety in palliative care
Drug therapy for delirium in terminally ill adult patients
Drug therapy for delirium in terminally ill adult patients
Drug therapy for symptoms associated with anxiety in adult palliative care patients
Dying dementia patients: too much suffering, too little palliation
Dying dementia patients: too much suffering, too little palliation
Dying of brain tumours: specific aspects of care
Dying trajectories in heart failure
Dying with advanced dementia in long-term care geriatric institutions: a retrospective study
Dying with cancer, living well with advanced cancer
Dying with dementia: what we know after more than a decade of research
Dynamic preferences for site of death among patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic heart failure, or chronic renal failure
Dysgraphia and terminal delirium
Dyspnea experience in patients with lung cancer in palliative care
Dyspnea prevalence, trajectories, and measurement in critical care and at life's end
Dyspnea--a bad prognosis symptom at the end of life
Dyspnoea associated with anxiety--symptomatic therapy with opioids in combination with lorazepam and its effect on ventilation in palliative care patients