Health workers faced with death: The influence of training on the language employed in the passage from life to death
Heterogeneity and changes in preferences for dying at home: A systematic review
High dose controlled-release oxycodone in hospice care
High mortality of older patients admitted to hospital from care homes and insight into potential interventions to reduce hospital admissions from care homes: the Norfolk experience
High scores on the edmonton symptom assessment scale identify patients with self-defined high symptom burden
High-dose furosemide and small-volume hypertonic saline solution infusion for the treatment of leg edema in advanced cancer patients
High-flow nasal cannula therapy in do-not-intubate patients with hypoxemic respiratory distress
Higher doses of opioids in patients who need palliative sedation prior to death: cause or consequence?
Home care clients in the last year of life: is material deprivation associated with service characteristics?
Home palliative care for terminal cancer patients: a survey on the final week of life
Home-based palliative care for people with severe MS: Development of a new intervention (#69)
Home-based palliative care: a systematic literature review of the self-reported unmet needs of patients and carers (Provisional abstract)
Hoping for the best while preparing for the worst: A literature review of the role of hope in palliative cancer patients
Hospice care delivered at home, in nursing homes and in dedicated hospice facilities: A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence
Hospice care in a cohort of elders with dementia and mild cognitive impairment
Hospice caregivers' experiences with pain management: "I'm not a doctor, and I don't know if I helped her go faster or slower"
Hospice decision making: diagnosis makes a difference
Hospice education about people with AIDS as terminally ill patients: coping with a new epidemic of death
Hospice eligibility in patients who died in a tertiary care center
Hospice patient and caregiver congruence in reporting patients' symptom intensity
Hospice use and outcomes in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
Hospice utilization in nursing homes: association with facility end-of-life care practices
Hospital at home: home-based end of life care
Hospital at home: home-based end of life care
Hospital based palliative care teams improve the insight of cancer patients into their disease
Hospital based palliative care teams improve the symptoms of cancer patients
Hospital deaths of people aged 90 and over: end-of-life palliative care management
Hospital-based palliative medicine consultation: a randomized controlled trial
Hospitalisations at the end of life: using a sentinel surveillance network to study hospital use and associated patient, disease and healthcare factors
How accurate are physicians' clinical predictions of survival and the available prognostic tools in estimating survival times in terminally ill cancer patients? A systematic review
How and why do GPs use specialist palliative care services?
How can informal caregivers in cancer and palliative care be supported? An updated systematic literature review of interventions and their effectiveness
How common are palliative care needs among older people who die in the emergency department?
How common is medical training in palliative care? A postal survey of general practitioners
How do researchers conceive of spousal grief after cancer? A systematic review of models used by researchers to study spousal grief in the cancer context
How effective are supplementary doses of opioids for dyspnea in terminally ill cancer patients? A randomized continuous sequential clinical trial
How effective is our telephone triage service at providing specialist palliative care?
How end-of-life home care services are used from admission to death: a population-based cohort study
How should clinicians discuss hospice for patients with dementia? Anticipating caregivers' preconceptions and meeting their information needs
How should we conduct and interpret phase III clinical trials in palliative care?
How should we design trials of palliative radiotherapy?
How should we measure emesis in palliative care?
How to measure the international development of palliative care? A critique and discussion of current approaches
How to withdraw mechanical ventilation: a systematic review of the literature
How useful are systematic reviews for informing palliative care practice? Survey of 25 Cochrane systematic reviews
How using secondary data sources can enhance our understanding of end of life care
How well do general practitioners deliver palliative care? A systematic review
How would terminally ill patients have others make decisions for them in the event of decisional incapacity? A longitudinal study
Hydration and nutrition at the end of life: a systematic review of emotional impact, perceptions, and decision-making among patients, family, and health care staff
Hydration management at the end of life
Hydromorphone neuroexcitation
Hypoactive delirium: assessing the extent of the problem for inpatient specialist palliative care
Hypodermoclysis for control of dehydration in terminal-stage cancer
Identification and documentation of persons being in palliative phase regardless of age, diagnosis and places of care, and their use of a sitting service at the end of life
Identification of potentially avoidable hospitalizations in patients with GI cancer
Identifying acute coronary syndrome patients approaching end-of-life
Identifying family members who may struggle in the role of surrogate decision maker
Identifying obstacles to participation in a questionnaire survey on widowers' grief
Identifying prognostic factors for survival in advanced cancer patients: a prospective study
Identifying the palliative care needs of patients living with cerebral tumors and metastases: a retrospective analysis
Identifying, recruiting, and retaining seriously-ill patients and their caregivers in longitudinal research
If asked, hospitalized patients will choose whether to receive life-sustaining therapies
Illusions in advanced cancer: the effect of belief systems and attitudes on quality of life
Impact of a contemplative end-of-life training program: being with dying
Impact of a geriatric nursing home palliative care service on unnecessary medication prescribing
Impact of a half-day multidisciplinary symptom control and palliative care outpatient clinic in a comprehensive cancer center on recommendations, symptom intensity, and patient satisfaction: a retrospective descriptive study
Impact of a meaning-centered intervention on job satisfaction and on quality of life among palliative care nurses
Impact of a palliative care service on in-hospital mortality in a comprehensive cancer center
Impact of awareness of terminal illness and use of palliative care or intensive care unit on the survival of terminally ill patients with cancer: prospective cohort study
Impact of community based, specialist palliative care teams on hospitalisations and emergency department visits late in life and hospital deaths: a pooled analysis
Impact of constipation on opioid use patterns, health care resource utilization, and costs in cancer patients on opioid therapy
Impact of coping skills intervention with family caregivers of hospice patients with cancer: a randomized clinical trial
Impact of palliative care nurse champions on nursing care at the end of life in the hospital
Impact of palliative gastrectomy in patients with incurable advanced gastric cancer
Impact of pharmacist intervention on clinical outcomes in the palliative care setting
Impact of predictive model-directed end-of-life counseling for Medicare beneficiaries
Impact of standardized palliative care order set on end-of-life care in a community teaching hospital
Impact of timing and setting of palliative care referral on quality of end-of-life care in cancer patients
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy before death: high risk for painful shocks at end of life
Implantable drug delivery systems (IDDS) after failure of comprehensive medical management (CMM) can palliate symptoms in the most refractory cancer pain patients
Implementation of the victoria bowel performance scale
Improving access and satisfaction with spiritual care in the hospice setting
Improving access to hospice: the Physician Feedback and Reminders to Improve Access to Hospice (PFRIAH) study
Improving access to palliative care through an innovative quality improvement initiative: an opportunity for pay-for-performance
Improving advance care planning in primary care: A research design for the development of a complex intervention
Improving care of the dying: what do the experts say?
Improving choices for community palliative care: A prospective 2-year pilot of a live-in support person
Improving district nurses' confidence and knowledge in the principles and practice of palliative care
Improving end of life care for nursing home residents: an analysis of hospital mortality and readmission rates
Improving end-of-life care for head and neck cancer patients
Improving end-of-life care: a critical review of the Gold Standards Framework in primary care (Structured abstract)
Improving end-of-life care: development and pilot-test of a clinical pathway
Improving end-of-life outcomes in nursing homes by targeting residents at high-risk of mortality for palliative care: program description and evaluation
Improving health care and palliative care for advanced and serious illness: closing the quality gap - revisiting the state of the science (Structured abstract)
Improving hospice outcomes through systematic assessment: a clinical trial
Improving pain outcomes of hospice patients with cancer
Improving resident self-efficacy in pediatric palliative care through clinical simulation
Improving residents' code status discussion skills: a randomized trial
Improving residents' end-of-life communication skills with a short retreat: a randomized controlled trial
Improving the delivery of palliative care in general practice: an evaluation of the first phase of the Gold Standards Framework
Improving the effectiveness of interventions in palliative care: the potential role of qualitative research in enhancing evidence from randomized controlled trials
Improving the end-of-life for people with dementia living in a care home: an intervention study
Improving the evidence base in palliative medicine: a moral imperative
Improving the quality of palliative and terminal care in the hospital by a network of palliative care nurse champions: the study protocol of the PalTeC-H project
Improving the use of hospice services in nursing homes: a randomized controlled trial
In pursuit of an artful death: discussion of resuscitation status on an inpatient radiation oncology service
In search of a dose-response relationship with radiotherapy in the management of recurrent rectal carcinoma in the pelvis: a systematic review
In search of an advance directive that works for end-stage renal disease patients
Inappropriate use of high doses of transdermal fentanyl at admission to a palliative care unit
Inappropriateness of prescribing in geriatric residents of nursing homes-a European comparison between Ireland and Germany
Incidence and predictors of bowel obstruction in elderly patients with stage IV colon cancer: a population-based cohort study
Incidence of weak opioids adverse events in the management of cancer pain: a double-blind comparative trial
Increased pleural fluid adenosine deaminase levels in patients with malignant pleural effusions: a potential predictor of talc pleurodesis outcome
Increased satisfaction with care and lower costs: results of a randomized trial of in-home palliative care
Increasing anticholinergic burden and delirium in palliative care inpatients
Increasing diversity of Americans' faiths alongside Baby Boomers' aging: implications for chaplain intervention in health settings
Independent predictors of survival in patients with incurable malignant gastric outlet obstruction: a multicenter prospective observational study
Indications and benefits of blood transfusions in a hospice setting
Indicators of poor quality end-of-life cancer care in Ontario
Influence of a six month endurance exercise program on the immune function of prostate cancer patients undergoing Antiandrogen- or Chemotherapy: Design and rationale of the ProImmun study
Influence of patients' preferences and treatment site on cancer patients' end-of-life care
Informed consent in palliative care clinical trials: challenging but possible
Inpatient palliative care: a nationwide analysis
Inpatient palliative medicine is evidence based
Integrating case management and palliative care
Integrating palliative care: when and how?
Integrating psychiatry into palliative medicine: lessons learned from our antidepressant trial
Intentionally hastening death by withholding or withdrawing treatment
Intercostal nerve blockade for cancer pain: effectiveness and selection of patients
Interdisciplinary cooperation of GPs in palliative care at home: a nationwide survey in The Netherlands
Interdisciplinary education: evaluation of a palliative care training intervention for pre-professionals
Interleukin-6 but not tumour necrosis factor-alpha predicts survival in patients with advanced cancer
Internal medicine trainee self-assessments of end-of-life communication skills do not predict assessments of patients, families, or clinician-evaluators
International patterns of practice in palliative radiotherapy for painful bone metastases: evidence-based practice?
International recommendations for outpatient palliative care and prehospital palliative emergencies - A prospective questionnaire-based investigation
Intervention for depression among palliative care patients and their families: A study protocol for evaluation of a training program for professional care staff
Interventions for dysphagia in oesophageal cancer
Interventions for fatigue and weight loss in adults with advanced progressive illness: A cochrane overview of systematic reviews
Interventions for improving palliative care for older people living in nursing care homes
Interventions for improving palliative care for older people living in nursing care homes
Interventions for noisy breathing in patients near to death
Interventions for supporting informal caregivers of patients in the terminal phase of a disease
Interventions for treating oral mucositis for patients with cancer receiving treatment
Interventions to encourage discussion of end-of-life preferences between members of the general population and the people closest to them - A systematic literature review
Interventions to improve hospice and palliative care referral: a systematic review
Interventions to improve prescribing at the end-of-life: A systematic review
Interventions to improve symptoms and quality of life of patients with fibrotic interstitial lung disease: a systematic review of the literature
Interventions to support children through bereavement
Intranasal fentanyl in the palliative care of newborns and infants
Intranasal sufentanil for cancer-associated breakthrough pain
Intravenous morphine consumption in outpatients with cancer during their last week of life--an analysis based on patient-controlled analgesia data
Intravenous morphine for breakthrough (episodic-) pain in an acute palliative care unit: a confirmatory study
Is care of the dying improving? The contribution of specialist and non-specialist to palliative care
Is it appropriate to withdraw antibiotics in terminal patients with cancer with infection?
Is it sound public policy to let the terminally ill access experimental medical innovations?
Is oral morphine still the first choice opioid for moderate to severe cancer pain? A systematic review within the European Palliative Care Research Collaborative guidelines project
Is pain intensity a predictor of the complexity of cancer pain management?
Is short-term palliative care cost-effective in multiple sclerosis? A randomized phase II trial
Is the palliative performance scale a useful predictor of mortality in a heterogeneous hospice population?
Is there a higher risk of respiratory depression in opioid-naive palliative care patients during symptomatic therapy of dyspnea with strong opioids?
Is there a need for weekend face-to-face inpatient assessments by hospital specialist palliative care services? Evaluation of an out-of-hours service
Is there a problem with oxycodone?
Is there a research paradigm for palliative care?
Is there a role for acupuncture in the symptom management of patients receiving palliative care for cancer? A pilot study of 20 patients comparing acupuncture with nurse-led supportive care
Is there a role for hydration at the end of life?
Is there a role for TPN in terminally ill patients with bowel obstruction?
Is there any association between where patients spend the end of life and survival after anticancer treatment for gynecologic malignancy?
Is there evidence that palliative care teams alter end-of-life experiences of patients and their caregivers? (Structured abstract)
Issues in the conduct of therapeutic trials in palliative care: an Australian perspective
Joint modeling quality of life and survival using a terminal decline model in palliative care studies
Journey from pediatric intensive care to palliative care
Justifying terminal care by 'retrospective quality-adjusted life-years'
Key characteristics of palliative care studies reported in the specialized literature
Knowledge and information needs of informal caregivers in palliative care: a qualitative systematic review
Lack of benefit from paracetamol (acetaminophen) for palliative cancer patients requiring high-dose strong opioids: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial
Lack of concealment may lead to selection bias in cluster randomized trials of palliative care
Lactate dehydrogenase as a prognostic factor for survival time of terminally ill cancer patients: a preliminary study
Laxatives for the management of constipation in palliative care patients
Laxatives or methylnaltrexone for the management of constipation in palliative care patients
Learner-centred education in end-of-life care improved well being in home care staff: a prospective controlled study
Learning effects of a workshop in palliative cancer care for general practitioners
Learning from challenges in the recruitment of patients with advanced cancer from hospice day care
Learning from dying patients during their final days: life reflections gleaned from dignity therapy
Legacy activities as interventions approaching the end of life
Length of survival in hospice for cancer patients referred from a comprehensive cancer center
Length of survival of patients with cancer in hospice: a retrospective analysis of patients treated at a major cancer center versus other practice settings
Level of consciousness in dying patients. The role of palliative sedation: a longitudinal prospective study
Levomepromazine for nausea and vomiting in palliative care
Liverpool Care Pathway for patients with cancer in hospital: A cluster randomised trial
Living and dying with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: multi-perspective longitudinal qualitative study.[Reprint in BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2011 Sep;1(2):174-83; PMID: 24653231]
Living wills and end-of-life care of older people suffering from cardiovascular diseases: A ten-year follow-up
Living with terminal illness: patient and family experiences of hospital end-of-life care
Location of lymph node involvement in patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma predicts survival
Longitudinal evaluation of a pediatric palliative care educational workshop for oncology fellows
Longitudinal pain reports in a palliative care population
Longitudinal Pediatric Palliative Care: Quality of Life & Spiritual Struggle (FACE): design and methods
Looking back from death: the value of retrospective studies of end-of-life care
Lost in transition: Palliative care after hospitalization (S713)
Low doses of transdermal fentanyl in opioid-naive patients with cancer pain
Lung cancer health care needs assessment: patients' and informal carers' responses to a national mail questionnaire survey
Macmillan nurses' education and development needs: a documentary analysis
Malignant pleural mesothelioma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
Malignant spinal cord compression in cerebral glioblastoma multiforme: a multicenter case series and review of the literature
Management of bone metastases in cancer: A review
Management of chronic cough in patients receiving palliative care: Review of evidence and recommendations by a task group of the Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland
Management of constipation in palliative care patients
Management of constipation in palliative care patients undergoing opioid therapy: is polyethylene glycol an option?
Management of death rattle at end of life
Management of dyspnea in advanced cancer patients
Management of moderate-to-severe dyspnea in hospitalized patients receiving palliative care
Management of mucositis: A systematic review of the evidence
Management of neuropathic cancer pain following WHO analgesic ladder: a prospective study
Management of pain in leukemic children using the WHO analgesic ladder
Management of xerostomia related to radiotherapy for head and neck cancer
Managing Cancer and Living Meaningfully (CALM): a qualitative study of a brief individual psychotherapy for individuals with advanced cancer
Managing grief and relationship roles influence which forms of social support the bereaved needs
Mapping the patterns of care, the receipt of palliative care and the site of death for patients with malignant glioma
Massage therapy for cancer palliation and supportive care: a systematic review of randomised clinical trials (Structured abstract)
Materials to prepare hospice families for dying in the home
Maximizing benefits and minimizing risks in health services research near the end of life
Maximizing benefits and minimizing risks in palliative care research that involves patients near the end of life
Meaninglessness in terminally ill cancer patients: a randomized controlled study
Meaninglessness in terminally ill cancer patients: a validation study and nurse education intervention trial
Measurement challenges of informal caregiving: a novel measurement method applied to a cohort of palliative care patients
Measuring end-of-life care outcomes prospectively
Measuring end-of-life care outcomes retrospectively
Measuring outcomes in randomized prospective trials in palliative care
Medical and surgical palliative care of patients with urological malignancies
Medical end-of-life decisions: does its use differ in vulnerable patient groups? A systematic review and meta-analysis
Medical end-of-life decisions: experiences and attitudes of Belgian pediatric intensive care nurses
Medical manuscripts impact of hospice enrollment on cost and length of stay of a terminal admission
Medical students as hospice volunteers: reflections on an early experiential training program in end-of-life care education
Medically assisted hydration for adult palliative care patients
Medication in the last days of life for motor neuron disease/amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Medicinal studies in palliative care: impact of the EU clinical trials directive
Meeting the guidelines for end-of-life care
Megestrol acetate for the treatment of anorexia-cachexia syndrome
Mental health, treatment preferences, advance care planning, location, and quality of death in advanced cancer patients with dependent children
Meta-analysis of survival prediction with Palliative Performance Scale
Methadone analgesia for children with advanced cancer
Methadone rotation for cancer patients with refractory pain in a palliative care unit: an observational study
Methodologic issues in collecting data from debilitated patients with cancer near the end of life
Methodologic issues in effectiveness research on palliative cancer care: a systematic review
Methodological approaches for a systematic review of end-of-life care
Methodological challenges in conducting a multi-site randomized clinical trial of massage therapy in hospice
Methods for handling missing data in palliative care research
Methods for improving the quality of palliative care delivery: a systematic review
Methods guidance on developing and evaluating palliative and end of life (P&EOLC) services; the morecare research project
Methylnaltrexone for opioid-induced constipation in advanced illness
Methylnaltrexone methobromide: the first peripherally active, centrally inactive opioid receptor-antagonist