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Methylnaltrexone treatment of opioid-induced constipation in patients with advanced illness
Methylnaltrexone, a peripheral opioid antagonist for opioid-induced constipation in advanced illness: an analysis of dyspnea in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in two double-blind randomized trials [Abstract]
Metoclopramide for chronic nausea in adult palliative care patients with advanced cancer
Metronidazole gel in managing malodorous fungating wounds
Might massage or guided meditation provide "means to a better end"? Primary outcomes from an efficacy trial with patients at the end of life
Mini-Suffering State Examination scale: possible key criterion for 6-month survival and mortality of critically ill dementia patients
Mini-Suffering State Examination: suffering and survival of end-of-life cancer patients in a hospice setting
Minor cognitive impairments in cancer patients magnify the effect of caregiver preferences on end-of-life care
Montreal prognostic score: estimating survival of patients with non-small cell lung cancer using clinical biomarkers
Morbidity and prognosis after therapeutic lymph node dissections for malignant melanoma
Morecare research methods guidance: Methodological challenges in developing and evaluating palliative and end of life care (EOLC) services
Mortality within 30 days of receiving systemic anti-cancer therapy at a regional oncology unit: what have we learned?
Moving upstream: a review of the evidence of the impact of outpatient palliative care
Multicultural long-term care nurses' perceptions of factors influencing patient dignity at the end of life
Multilayer bandaging in hospice patients with malignant lymphoedema
Music therapy for end-of-life care
Music therapy in the palliative setting: a systematic review (Provisional abstract)
Music therapy reduces pain in palliative care patients: a randomized controlled trial
National Institutes of Health state-of-the-science conference statement: Improving end-of-life care - December 6-8, 2004 Bethesda, Maryland
Nationwide veterans affairs quality measure for cancer: the family assessment of treatment at end of life
Natural course of care dependency in residents of long-term care facilities: prospective follow-up study
Naturalistic study on the effectiveness of psycho-oncological interventions in cancer patients and their partners
NCIC Clinical Trials Group experience of employing patient-reported outcomes in clinical trials: an illustrative study in a palliative setting
Nebulized furosemide as a novel treatment for dyspnea in terminal cancer patients
Needs, experiences, and preferences of sexual minorities for end-of-life care and palliative care: a systematic review
Neuroleptic prescription pattern for delirium in patients with advanced cancer
Neuropsychiatric symptom patterns in hospice-eligible nursing home residents with advanced dementia
Non oncological patients in advanced stage of disease: Trajectories of care in Internal Medicine
Non-cancer palliative care: Experience and challenges faced in a palliative program from Singapore
Non-pharmacological interventions for breathlessness in advanced stages of malignant and non-malignant diseases
Nonclinical outcomes of hospital-based palliative care
Nonspecific changes in clinical laboratory indicators in unselected terminally ill patients and a model to predict survival time based on a prospective observational study
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs as adjuvant analgesics in cancer patients
Novel consent process for research in dying patients unable to give consent
Nurses' attitudes and practice related to hospice care
Nurses' use of palliative care practices in the acute care setting
Nursing home residents' views on dying and death: nursing home employee's perspective
Nursing homes and assisted living facilities as places for dying (Structured abstract)
Nursing interventions for newly diagnosed older cancer patients facing terminal illness
Nutrition and hydration at the end of life: pilot study of a palliative care experience
Offering older hospitalised patients the choice to die in their preferred place
Olanzapine for the relief of nausea in patients with advanced cancer and incomplete bowel obstruction
One-year follow-up of an educational intervention for palliative care consultation teams
Opioid switching from and to tapentadol extended release in cancer patients: conversion ratio with other opioids
Opioid use amongst cancer patients at the end of life
Opioid use and survival at the end of life: a survey of a hospice population
Opioid use at the end of life and survival in a Hospital at Home unit
Opioid use in dying patients in hospice and hospital, with and without specialist palliative care team involvement
Opioid use in end-of-life care in patients with interstitial pneumonia associated with respiratory worsening
Opioid use in palliative care of children and young people with cancer
Opioid-induced or pain relief-reduced symptoms in advanced cancer patients?
Opioids for cancer breakthrough pain: a pilot study reporting patient assessment of time to meaningful pain relief
Opioids for the management of breakthrough cancer pain in adults: a systematic review undertaken as part of an EPCRC opioid guidelines project
Opioids for the palliation of breathlessness in advanced disease and terminal illness
Opioids for the palliation of refractory breathlessness in adults with advanced disease and terminal illness
Opioids, survival, and advanced cancer in the hospice setting
Opportunity lost: end-of-life discussions in cancer patients who die in the hospital
Optimizing end-of-life care on medical clinical teaching units using the CANHELP questionnaire and a nurse facilitator: a feasibility-study
Oral candidosis in community-based patients with advanced cancer
Oral candidosis in patients with advanced cancer
Oral morphine for cancer pain
Organizing palliative care for rural populations: a systematic review of the evidence
Out-of-hospital opioid therapy of palliative care patients with "acute dyspnoea": a retrospective multicenter investigation
Outcome assessment instruments in palliative and hospice care - A review of the literature
Outcome evaluation of a randomized trial of the PhoenixCare intervention: program of case management and coordinated care for the seriously chronically ill
Outcome measures for palliative care research
Outcome research in palliative care: could it represent a new dimension of clinical research or clinical practice?
Outcomes of patients with do-not-intubate orders treated with noninvasive ventilation
Overcoming recruitment challenges in palliative care clinical trials
Overcoming the hurdles: setting up clinical trials in three UK hospices
Oxidative stress level is not associated with survival in terminally ill cancer patients: A preliminary study
Oxygen for relief of dyspnea: what is the evidence?
Oxygen is nonbeneficial for most patients who are near death
Paediatric palliative care: a survey of paediatricians and family practitioners
Pain and its treatment in older nursing home hospice/palliative care residents
Pain and palliative medicine
Pain control at the end of life: a comparative study of hospitalized cancer and noncancer patients
Pain flare in patients with bone metastases after palliative radiotherapy--a nested randomized control trial
Pain intensity assessment by bedside nurses and palliative care consultants: a retrospective study
Pain management in palliative cancer patients: a prospective observational study on the use of high dosages of transdermal buprenorphine
Pain management in the elderly at the end of life
Palliation of metastatic bone pain: single fraction versus multifraction radiotherapy - a systematic review of the randomised trials
Palliation of oral mucositis symptoms in pediatric patients treated with cancer chemotherapy
Palliative and end of life care on the Acute Medical Unit
Palliative care and cancer trials
Palliative care and management principles in older patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Palliative care and the need for education - Do we know what makes a difference? A limited systematic review
Palliative care benchmarks from academic medical centers
Palliative care clinical trials: how nurses are contributing to integrated, evidence-based care
Palliative care consultation and hospital length of stay
Palliative care developments in Ukraine
Palliative care for cancer-related lymphedema: a systematic review
Palliative care for patients with heart failure: description of a service
Palliative care for people severely affected by multiple sclerosis: evaluation of a novel palliative care service
Palliative care for the cancer patient
Palliative care for the management of chronic illness: A systematic review study protocol
Palliative care in advanced dementia: A randomized controlled trial and descriptive analysis
Palliative care in ALS: searching for the evidence base
Palliative care in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A review of current international guidelines and initiatives
Palliative care in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A review for clinicians
Palliative care in end-stage kidney disease
Palliative care in hospital, hospice, at home: results from a systematic review
Palliative care in Sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review of the qualitative literature
Palliative care in the elderly breast cancer patient
Palliative care in the management of lung cancer: analgesic utilization and barriers to optimal pain management
Palliative care in Yorkshire, UK 1987-2008: survival and mortality in a hospice
Palliative Care Integration Project (PCIP) quality improvement strategy evaluation
Palliative care interventions in advanced chronic diseases: A systematic review
Palliative care need and management in the acute hospital setting: A census of one New Zealand Hospital
Palliative care needs and symptom patterns of hospitalized elders referred for consultation
Palliative care needs of patients with neurologic or neurosurgical conditions
Palliative care needs, symptoms, and treatment intensity along the disease trajectory in medical oncology outpatients: a retrospective chart review
Palliative care nurses' experiences of training in cognitive behaviour therapy and taking part in a randomized controlled trial
Palliative care program effectiveness research: developing rigor in sampling design, conduct, and reporting
Palliative care provision for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Palliative care understanding and end-of-life decisions in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Palliative care, assisted suicide and euthanasia: nationwide questionnaire to Swedish physicians
Palliative care-related problems among cancer-and non-cancer-patients: Differences in prevalence and intensity. A systematic review of the evidence
Palliative educational outcome with implementation of PEACE tool integrated clinical pathway
Palliative excisional surgery for primary colorectal cancer in patients with incurable metastatic disease. Is there a survival benefit? A systematic review
Palliative irradiation of bone metastases: Patterns of care with focus on single fraction treatment
Palliative management of esophagorespiratory fistula in esophageal malignancy
Palliative medicine education in internal medicine residency program: Curriculum development and evaluation
Palliative oxygen and room air did not differ for relief of breathlessness in patients with refractory dyspnea
Palliative oxygen for non-hypoxaemic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Palliative pelvic exenteration: patient selection and results
Palliative performance status, heart rate and respiratory rate as predictive factors of survival time in terminally ill cancer patients
Palliative pharmaceutical care: a randomized, prospective study of telephone-based prescription and medication counseling services for treating chronic pain
Palliative radiotherapy for cervical carcinoma, a systematic review
Palliative respite services using nursing staff reduces hospitalization of patients and improves acceptance among carers
Palliative sedation at the end of life at a tertiary cancer center
Palliative sedation in a southern Appalachian community
Palliative sedation in a specialized unit for acute palliative care in a cancer hospital: comparing patients dying with and without palliative sedation
Palliative sedation in advanced cancer patients followed at home: a retrospective analysis
Palliative sedation in advanced cancer patients: does it shorten survival time? A systematic review (Provisional abstract)
Palliative sedation in end-of-life care and survival: a systematic review
Palliative sedation in patients with advanced cancer followed at home: a systematic review
Palliative sedation in the management of refractory symptoms
Palliative sedation therapy does not hasten death: results from a prospective multicenter study
Palliative sedation therapy in the last weeks of life: a literature review and recommendations for standards
Palliative sedation therapy: A systematic review and comparative appraisal of available guidance on ethical and communication aspects of indication and decision-making
Palliative sedation: a review of the research literature
Palliative sedation: reliability and validity of sedation scales
Palliative surgery for malignant bowel obstruction from carcinomatosis a systematic review
Palliative surgery for malignant bowel obstruction: A systematic review
Palliative surgery versus medical management for bowel obstruction in ovarian cancer
Palliative treatment of cancer anorexia with oral suspension of megestrol acetate
Palliative treatment of upper intestinal obstruction by gynecological malignancy: the usefulness of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
Palliative uses of methylphenidate in patients with cancer: a review
PAP score estimation in our palliative care unit
Parasympathomimetic drugs for the treatment of salivary gland dysfunction due to radiotherapy
Parent and clinician preferences for location of end-of-life care: home, hospital or freestanding hospice?
Parental decision making for children with cancer at the end of life: a meta-ethnography
Parental perspectives of initial end-of-life care communication
Parenteral hydration in patients with advanced cancer: a multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized trial
Parenteral morphine prescribing patterns among inpatients with pain from advanced cancer: a prospective survey of intravenous and subcutaneous use
Patient and carer preference for, and satisfaction with, specialist models of palliative care: a systematic literature review (Structured abstract)
Patient and family experiences of palliative care in hospital: what do we know? An integrative review
Patient and healthcare professional factors influencing end-of-life decision-making during critical illness: a systematic review
Patient and physician roles in end-of-life decision making
Patient evaluation of end-of-life care
Patient perspectives on participation in the ENABLE II randomized controlled trial of a concurrent oncology palliative care intervention: benefits and burdens
Patient preferences for communication with physicians about end-of-life decisions. SUPPORT Investigators. Study to Understand Prognoses and Preference for Outcomes and Risks of Treatment. see comment
Patient safety incidents in hospice care: observations from interdisciplinary case conferences
Patient-centered advance care planning in special patient populations: a pilot study
Patient-centered care: the key to cultural competence
Patient-controlled methylphenidate for cancer fatigue: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial
Patient-physician communication about end-of-life care for patients with severe COPD
Patients and families go on with life when a terminal illness enforces hospitalization: an interpretive phenomenological study
Patients' participation in end-of-life care: relations to different variables as documented in the patients' records
Patients' perspective on deactivation of the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator near the end of life
Patients' psychosocial experiences of attending Specialist Palliative Day Care: a systematic review
Patients' supportive care needs beyond the end of cancer treatment: a prospective, longitudinal survey
Pattern of palliative care, pain management and referral trends in patients receiving radiotherapy at a tertiary cancer center
Patterns of care at end of life for people with primary intracranial tumors: lessons learned
Patterns of functional decline in hospice: what can individuals and their families expect?
Patterns of high-dose morphine use in a home-care hospice service: should we be afraid of it?
Peaceful awareness in patients with advanced cancer
Pediatric advance directives: parents' knowledge, experience, and preferences
Pediatric intensive care unit family conferences: one mode of communication for discussing end-of-life care decisions
Pediatric palliative care provision around the world: a systematic review
Peer supporters' experiences of a bereavement follow-up intervention for grieving parents
Perceived barriers and facilitators for general practitioner-patient communication in palliative care: a systematic review
Perceptions of anxiety in lung cancer patients and their support network
Perceptions of the impact of health-care services provided to palliative care clients and their carers
Peripherally acting opioid antagonists in the treatment of opiate-related constipation: a systematic review
Personality, neuroticism, and coping towards the end of life
Pharmacological interventions for pruritus in adult palliative care patients
Pharmacological treatment of constipation in palliative care
Pharmacological treatments for fatigue associated with palliative care
Pharmacovigilance in hospice/palliative care: net effect of haloperidol for delirium
Pharmacovigilance in hospice/palliative care: rapid report of net clinical effect of metoclopramide
Phase I/II study of the CAPABLE regimen for patients with poorly differentiated carcinoma of the nasopharynx
Phase II study of an outpatient palliative care intervention in patients with metastatic cancer
Physical activity history and end-of-life hospital and long-term care
Physical activity in patients with advanced-stage cancer: a systematic review of the literature
Physical symptoms of children receiving pediatric hospice care at home during the last week of life
Physician communication with family caregivers of long-term care residents at the end of life
Physician desire for euthanasia and assisted suicide: would physicians practice what they preach?
Physician endorsement alone may not enhance question-asking by advanced cancer patients during consultations about palliative care
Physician-assisted suicide: a survey of attitudes among Swedish physicians
Physician-related barriers to cancer pain management with opioid analgesics: a systematic review
Physicians' labelling of end-of-life practices: a hypothetical case study
Physicians' perspectives on end-of-life care: a qualitative inquiry
Physicians' propensity to discuss prognosis is associated with patients' awareness of prognosis for metastatic cancers
Physicians' ratings of their knowledge, attitudes, and end-of-life-care practices
Pilot study of nebulised morphine for dyspnoea in palliative care patients
Pitfalls in placebo-controlled trials in palliative care: dexamethasone for the palliation of malignant bowel obstruction
Place and cause of death in centenarians: a population-based observational study in England, 2001 to 2010
Place of death and end-of-life transitions experienced by very old people with differing cognitive status: retrospective analysis of a prospective population-based cohort aged 85 and over
Place of death and palliative care following discharge from paediatric intensive care units
Place of death for the 'oldest old': > or =85-year-olds in the CC75C population-based cohort
Place of death: correlations with quality of life of patients with cancer and predictors of bereaved caregivers' mental health
Planning and providing end-of-life care in rural areas
Planning for end-of-life care in heart failure: Experience of two integrated cardiology-palliative care teams
Planning phase III multi-site clinical trials in palliative care: the role of consecutive cohort audits to identify potential participant populations
Pleurodesis for effusions in pediatric oncology patients at end of life
Polypharmacy and drug omissions across hospices in Northern Ireland
Populations who die without specialist palliative care: does lower uptake equate with unmet need?
Positive aspects and challenges associated with caring for a dying relative at home
Positive feelings among terminally ill cancer patients
Postgraduate palliative care education: evaluation of a South African programme
Potential drug interactions in cancer patients receiving supportive care exclusively
Potential for response bias in family surveys about end-of-life care in the ICU
Practice of palliative sedation in children with brain tumors and sarcomas at the end of life
Predicting changes in preferences for life-sustaining treatment among patients with advanced chronic organ failure
Predicting death anxiety by psychological dispositions of individuals from different religions
Predicting death in the nursing home: development and validation of the 6-month Minimum Data Set mortality risk index
Predicting mortality of older residents in long-term care facilities: comorbidity or care problems?
Predicting survival with the Palliative Performance Scale in a minority-serving hospice and palliative care program
Prediction of appropriate timing of palliative care for older adults with non-malignant life-threatening disease: a systematic review
Prediction of patient survival by healthcare professionals in a specialist palliative care inpatient unit: a prospective study
Predictive impact of electrolyte abnormalities on the admission outcome and survival of palliative care cancer referrals
Predictors of death within six months in patients with advanced AIDS
Predictors of early mortality in veteran patients with pancreatic cancer
Predictors of fatigue and quality of life in a prospective palliative care cohort
Predictors of home death in palliative care patients: a critical literature review (Provisional abstract)
Predictors of inpatient mortality in an acute palliative care unit at a comprehensive cancer center
Predictors of non-remission of depression in a palliative care population
Predictors of survival in patients with malignant gastric outlet obstruction: a patient-oriented decision approach for palliative treatment
Predictors of survival in patients with non-curative stage IV cancer and malignant bowel obstruction
Predictors of symptom severity and response in patients with metastatic cancer
Preference for place of care and place of death in palliative care: are these different questions?
Preference for place of death in Germany
Preferences and actual treatment of older adults at the end of life. A mortality follow-back study
Preferences for aggressive care in underserved populations with advanced-stage lung cancer: looking beyond race and resuscitation
Preferences for resuscitation and intubation among patients with do-not-resuscitate/do-not-intubate orders
Preferences of advanced lung cancer patients for patient-centred information and decision-making: a prospective multicentre study in 13 hospitals in Belgium
Preferences of elderly cancer patients in their advance directives
Preferred place of death for children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions: A systematic review of the literature and recommendations for future inquiry and policy

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