Preliminary data from an advanced dementia consult service: integrating research, education, and clinical expertise
Prelude to death or practice failure? Trombley-Brennan terminal tissue injuries
Preparing for palliative medicine; evaluation of an education programme for fourth year medical undergraduates
Preparing patients for threatening medical treatments: effects of a chemotherapy educational DVD on anxiety, unmet needs, and self-efficacy
Prescribing in palliative care as death approaches
Prescribing of pain medication in palliative care. A survey in general practice
Presenting a case for involving children with a terminal illness in clinical trials
Pressure sore prevention in a hospice
Pressure ulcer prevention in patients with advanced illness
Pressure ulcers among terminally ill nursing home residents
Prevalence and predictors of symptoms in the terminal stage of lung cancer: A community study
Prevalence and predictors of transition to a palliative care approach among hospital inpatients in England
Prevalence and treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms in advanced dementia
Prevalence of depression, anxiety, and adjustment disorder in oncological, haematological, and palliative-care settings: A meta-analysis of 94 interview-based studies
Prevalence of symptoms in older cancer patients receiving palliative care: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Prevalence, detection and treatment of delirium in terminal cancer inpatients: a prospective survey
Prevalence, impact, and treatment of death rattle: a systematic review
Prevalence, treatment and impact of death rattle: A systematic literature review
Primary bereavement care across health care settings and contexts: A systematic review protocol of qualitative evidence
Prioritising care in a community palliative care setting using a dependency scoring tool
Prioritising drugs for single patient (n-of-1) trials in palliative care
Problems recruiting cancer patients to a comparative clinical trial of drug treatments for neuropathic pain in palliative care
Proctoclysis for hydration of terminally ill cancer patients
Professional development and the informal curriculum in end-of-life care
Prognostic factors in 1,038 women with metastatic breast cancer
Prognostic factors in advanced cancer patients: Evidence-based clinical recommendations - A study by the steering committee of the european association for palliative care
Prognostic factors in malignant ureteric obstruction
Prognostic factors in patients with advanced cancer: use of the patient-generated subjective global assessment in survival prediction
Prognostic impact of blast cell counts in dysplastic bone marrow disorders (MDS and CMML I) with concomitant fibrosis
Prognostic index to identify patients who may not benefit from whole brain radiotherapy for multiple brain metastases from lung cancer
Prognostic significance of symptoms of hospitalised advanced cancer patients
Prognostication in advanced cancer: a study examining an inflammation-based score
Prognostication in hospice care: can the palliative performance scale help?
Project ENABLE: a palliative care demonstration project for advanced cancer patients in three settings
Promoting advance planning for health care and research among older adults: a randomized controlled trial
Promoting excellence in end-of-life care in ALS
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care: lessons learned from a cohort of nursing home residents with advanced Huntington disease
Promoting patient centred palliative care through case conferencing
Prophylactic anti-coagulation in cancer palliative care: a prospective randomised study
Propofol for terminal sedation in palliative care: a systematic review
Proposed quality measures for palliative care in the critically ill: A consensus from the Robert Wood Johnson foundation critical care workgroup
Prospective audit of short-term concurrent ketamine, opioid and anti-inflammatory ('triple-agent') therapy for episodes of acute on chronic pain
Prospective comparison of prognostic scores in palliative care cancer populations
Prospective evaluation of the frequency and treatment of restless legs syndrome in a palliative care unit
Prospective observational Italian study on palliative sedation in two hospice settings: differences in casemixes and clinical care
Prospective study of falls and risk factors for falls in adults with advanced cancer
Prospective validation of the palliative prognostic index in patients with cancer
Providing end-of-life care in care homes for older people: A qualitative study of the views of care home staff and community nurses
Providing guidance for palliative care of older people in the community
Provision of spiritual care to patients with advanced cancer: associations with medical care and quality of life near death
Provision of spiritual support to patients with advanced cancer by religious communities and associations with medical care at the end of life
Proxy, health, and personal care preferences: implications for end-of-life care
Psychiatric issues in palliative care: recognition of delirium in patients enrolled in hospice care
Psychiatric issues in palliative care: recognition of depression in patients enrolled in hospice care
Psychiatric morbidity among patients with cancer of the esophagus or the gastro-esophageal junction: a prospective, longitudinal evaluation
Psychiatric oncology: Cancer in mind
Psycho-educational group intervention for family caregivers of hospitalized palliative care patients: Pilot study
Psychological and social profile of family caregivers on commencement of palliative care
Psychological distress and concerns of elderly patients treated with palliative radiotherapy for lung cancer
Psychological interventions for cancer survivors and cancer patients in the palliative phase
Psychological issues in end-of-life care
Psychometric properties of a modified version of the Caregiver Reaction Assessment Scale measuring caregiving and post-caregiving reactions of caregivers of cancer patients
Psychometric properties of instruments to measure the quality of end-of-life care and dying for long-term care residents with dementia
Psychosocial-spiritual correlates of death distress in patients with life-threatening medical conditions
Psychotherapy for depression among incurable cancer patients
Psychotropic drugs for terminally ill patients with respiratory disease
Quality improvement in palliative care: Implementation of quality indicators-study protocol
Quality indicators for palliative and end-of-life care in vulnerable elders
Quality indicators for palliative care: a systematic review
Quality indicators for palliative care: Update of a systematic review
Quality measures for palliative care in patients with cancer: a systematic review
Quality measures for symptoms and advance care planning in cancer: A systematic review
Quality of dying in head and neck cancer patients: a retrospective analysis of potential indicators of care
Quality of end-of-life care of long-term nursing home residents with and without dementia
Quality of life assessment and outcome of palliative care
Quality of life at the end of life
Quality of life in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
Quality of life in palliative cancer care: results from a cluster randomized trial
Quality of life measures (EORTC QLQ-C30 and SF-36) as predictors of survival in palliative colorectal and lung cancer patients.[Erratum appears in Palliat Support Care. 2009 Dec;7(4):533]
Quality of life measures for the palliative care of people severely affected by multiple sclerosis: a systematic review
Quality of life of caregivers of patients with advanced-stage cancer
Quality of life of patients with terminal cancer receiving palliative home care
Quality of palliative care services
Quality of the supportive and palliative oncology literature: a focused analysis on randomized controlled trials
Quality-of-life evaluation: when do terminal cancer patients and health-care providers agree?
Quantity, design, and scope of the palliative oncology literature
Racial/ethnic disparities in hospice care: a systematic review
Radiation therapy for palliation of cancer-related chronic pain
Radioisotopes for the palliation of metastatic bone cancer: a systematic review
Radionuclide treatment of painful bone metastases in patients with breast cancer: a systematic review
Radiopharmaceuticals for the palliation of painful bone metastasis-a systemic review
Radiotherapy in gastric cancer: a systematic review of literature and new perspectives
Randomised controlled trial of a cognitive narrative intervention for complicated grief in widowhood
Randomised controlled trial of a new palliative care service: Compliance, recruitment and completeness of follow-up
Randomised controlled trials of palliative care - a survey of the views of advanced cancer patients and their relatives
Randomized comparison of three palliative regimens including brachytherapy, photodynamic therapy, and APC in patients with malignant dysphagia (CONSORT 1a) (Revised II)
Randomized controlled trial of a prompt list to help advanced cancer patients and their caregivers to ask questions about prognosis and end-of-life care
Randomized controlled trial of family caregiver instruction in touch as supportive cancer care at home
Randomized controlled trials in palliative care: overcoming the obstacles
Randomized Study of an Early Intervention Palliative Care Program Comprising a Phone-Based Nurse Educator and Shared Medical Appointments Versus a Standard Care Program in Improving End-of-Life Care of Patients With Advanced Lung, Gastrointestinal, Genito
Randomized trial of mitoxantone plus prednisone versus prednisone alone for patients with symptomatic hormone resistant prostate cancer with quality of life as the major endpoint. (Abstract)
Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of oral docusate in the management of constipation in hospice patients
Rapid death after admission to palliative care
Rapid spread of complex change: a case study in inpatient palliative care
Re: Randomized trial of short- versus long-course radiotherapy for palliation of painful bone metastases
Reasons for hospitalisation at the end of life: differences between cancer and non-cancer patients
Reasons, considerations, difficulties and documentation of end-of-life decisions in European intensive care units: the ETHICUS Study.[Erratum appears in Intensive Care Med. 2008 Feb;34(2):392-3]
Recognising the role of palliative medicine in elderly patients presenting as acute admissions
Recognizing dementia as a terminal illness in nursing home residents: Comment on "Survival and comfort after treatment of pneumonia in advanced dementia"
Reconciling informed consent and 'do no harm': ethical challenges in palliative-care research and practice in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Recruiting palliative patients for a large qualitative study: some ethical considerations and staff dilemmas
Redefining the specialist palliative approach: clinical trials, a first year experience
Reducing emotional distress in people caring for patients receiving specialist palliative care. Randomised trial
Reducing potentially inappropriate medications in palliative cancer patients: Evidence to support deprescribing approaches
Reducing the psychological distress of family caregivers of home-based palliative care patients: Short-term effects from a randomised controlled trial
Reduction of anxiety about death: need for beliefs about immortality
Reflections on clinical audit in palliative care following an attempt to audit urinary catheterization
Refractory death rattle: deep aspiration facilitates the effects of antisecretory agents
Regional Study of Care for the Dying: methods and sample characteristics
Relatives in end-of-life care - Part 1: A systematic review of the literature the five last years, January 1999-February 2004
Relatives in end-of-life care--part 1: a systematic review of the literature the five last years, January 1999-February 2004
Reliability and validity of the Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Palliative care (FACIT-Pal) scale
Relief of incident dyspnea in palliative cancer patients: a pilot, randomized, controlled trial comparing nebulized hydromorphone, systemic hydromorphone, and nebulized saline
Religious coping among caregivers of terminally ill cancer patients: main effects and psychosocial mediators
Religious coping and behavioral disengagement: opposing influences on advance care planning and receipt of intensive care near death
Remote psychotherapy for terminally ill cancer patients
Renal failure and specialist palliative care: an assessment of current referral practice
Reporting of "quality of life": a systematic review and quantitative analysis of research publications in palliative care journals
Reporting of funding sources and conflict of interest in the supportive and palliative oncology literature
Requests to forgo potentially life-prolonging treatment and to hasten death in terminally ill cancer patients: a prospective study
Research ethics committees; good clinical practice; advance directives
Research on psychological and social factors in palliative care: an invited commentary
Research priorities associated with family caregivers in palliative care: International perspectives
Researching "good death" in a Hong Kong palliative care program: a clinical data-mining study
Researching breathlessness in palliative care: consensus statement of the National Cancer Research Institute Palliative Care Breathlessness Subgroup
Residency training in advance care planning: can it be done in the outpatient clinic?
Responding to desire to die statements from patients with advanced disease: recommendations for health professionals
Results of a pilot investigation into a complex intervention for breathlessness in advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): brief report
Resurrecting treatment histories of dead patients: a study design that should be laid to rest
Retrospective analysis of opioid prescriptions in cancer patients in a northern Italian region
Retrospective study on home care for patients with hematologic malignancies
Review of patterns of practice and patients' preferences in the treatment of bone metastases with palliative radiotherapy
Review: a narrative review of the published ethical debates in palliative care research and an assessment of their adequacy to inform research governance
Review: Oral parenteral opioids alleviate dyspnoea in palliative care
Review: the quality of dying and death: a systematic review of measures
Review: The understanding of spirituality and the potential role of spiritual care in end-of-life and palliative care: A meta-study of qualitative research
Revisiting the Palliative Performance Scale: change in scores during disease trajectory predicts survival
Risk factors for bereavement outcome: a multivariate approach
Risk factors for common mental disorder in caregiving and bereavement
Risk of injury associated with opioid use in older adults
Role of advance directives in palliative care units: a prospective study
Role of octreodite in the management of patients with cancer
Role of support measures and palliative care
Rough Set Theory based prognostication of life expectancy for terminally ill patients
Satisfaction with end-of-life care: a longitudinal study of patients and their family caregivers in the last months of life
Screening for distress in cancer patients: is the distress thermometer a valid measure in the UK and does it measure change over time? A prospective validation study
Screening for psychological distress in palliative care: a systematic review
Sedation and analgesia-prescribing patterns in terminally ill patients at the end of life
Selection bias in family reports on end of life with dementia in nursing homes
Self care and end of life care in advanced cancer: literature review
Self-administered nitrous oxide for the management of incident pain in terminally ill patients: a blinded case series
Self-perceived burden in terminally ill cancer patients: A categorization of care strategies based on bereaved family members' perspectives
Seriously ill patients' discussions of preparation and life completion: an intervention to assist with transition at the end of life
Shared priorities for the end-of-life period
Shifting place of death among children with complex chronic conditions in the United States, 1989-2003
Should religious beliefs be allowed to stonewall a secular approach to withdrawing and withholding treatment in children?
Skills training to support patients considering place of end-of-life care: a randomized control trial
Sleep disturbances in palliative cancer patients attending a pain and symptom control clinic
Sleep quality and its association with delirium among veterans enrolled in hospice
Solitary painful osseous metastases: correlation of imaging features with pain palliation after radiofrequency ablation--a multicenter american college of radiology imaging network study
Sources of stress for family members of nursing home residents with advanced dementia
Specialist palliative care in nonmalignant disease
Specialist palliative care is more than drugs: a retrospective study of ILD patients
Specialist palliative care needs of whole populations: a feasibility study using a novel approach
Specialized home palliative care for adults and children: differences and similarities
Specialized pediatric palliative home care: a prospective evaluation
Specific training program improves oncologists' palliative care communication skills in a randomized controlled trial
Spinal opioids in adult patients with cancer pain: a systematic review: a European Palliative Care Research Collaborative (EPCRC) opioid guidelines project
Spiritual and religious interventions for well-being of adults in the terminal phase of disease
Spiritual beliefs near the end of life: a prospective cohort study of people with cancer receiving palliative care
Spirituality at the end of life: conceptualization of measurable aspects-a systematic review
Spirituality, distress, depression, anxiety, and quality of life in patients with advanced cancer
Spontaneous reports of most distressing concerns in patients with inoperable lung cancer: at present, in retrospect and in comparison with EORTC-QLQ-C30+LC13
Stability of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and do-not-resuscitate orders among long-term nursing home residents
Stability of preferences for end-of-life treatment after 3 years of follow-up: the Johns Hopkins Precursors Study
Stability over time in the preferences of older persons for life-sustaining treatment
Standardization of three hope scales, as possible measures at the end of life, in Iranian population
Standards for palliative care delivery in oncology settings
Standards for palliative care programs, interventions, and outcomes: not quite there yet
State of consciousness during the last days of life in patients receiving palliative care
Stent versus gastrojejunostomy for the palliation of gastric outlet obstruction: a systematic review
Students' attitudes and potential behaviour to a competent patient's request for withdrawal of treatment as they pass through a modern medical curriculum
Studies comparing numerical rating scales, verbal rating scales, and visual analogue scales for assessment of pain intensity in adults: A systematic literature review
Studies to reduce unnecessary medication use in frail older adults: a systematic review
Study design, precision, and validity in observational studies
Study protocol: Delayed intervention randomised controlled trial within the Medical Research Council (MRC) Framework to assess the effectiveness of a new palliative care service
Subcutaneous olanzapine for hyperactive or mixed delirium in patients with advanced cancer: a preliminary study
Sublingual fentanyl citrate for cancer-related breakthrough pain: a pilot study
Sublingually administered scopolamine for nausea in terminally ill cancer patients
Succesful treatment of Wernicke encephalopathy in terminally ill cancer patients: Report of 3 cases and review of the literature
Suffering at the end of life in the setting of low physical symptom distress
Support of cancer patients' spiritual needs and associations with medical care costs at the end of life
Supportive and palliative oncology literature: Quantity, scope, design, challenges, and opportunities research SIG
Supportive care for patients with gastrointestinal cancer
Supportive follow-up in patients treated with radical intent for high-grade glioma
Supportive-affective group experience for persons with life-threatening illness: reducing spiritual, psychological, and death-related distress in dying patients
Surgery for the palliation of intestinal obstruction in advanced abdominal malignancy
Surgery for the resolution of symptoms in malignant bowel obstruction in advanced gynaecological and gastrointestinal cancer
Surgical palliation of bowel obstruction
Survey of blood transfusion practice for palliative care patients in Yorkshire: implications for clinical care
Surveys to assess satisfaction with end-of-life care: does timing matter?
Survival implications of sudden functional decline as a sentinel event using the palliative performance scale
Survival of patients with palliative head and neck cancer
Survival prediction for terminally ill cancer patients: revision of the palliative prognostic score with incorporation of delirium
Survival prediction in terminal cancer patients: a systematic review of the medical literature
Survival prediction in terminally ill cancer patients by clinical estimates, laboratory tests, and self-rated anxiety and depression
Survival predictors of patients with gastric cancer with peritoneal metastasis
Survival, mortality, and location of death for patients seen by a hospital-based palliative care team
Sustaining hope when communicating with terminally ill patients and their families: a systematic review
Switching from oxycodone to methadone in advanced cancer patients
Switching methadone: a 10-year experience of 345 patients in an acute palliative care unit
Symptom burden in palliative care patients: perspectives of patients, their family caregivers, and their attending physicians
Symptom burden, palliative care need and predictors of physical and psychological discomfort in two UK hospitals
Symptom clustering in advanced cancer
Symptom clusters in metastatic cancer: A critical appraisal
Symptom clusters in patients with advanced cancers
Symptom control and palliative care: management of breathlessness
Symptom control in advanced cancer: important drugs and routes of administration
Symptom distress and quality-of-life assessment at the end of life: the role of proxy response
Symptom distress as rated by advanced cancer patients, caregivers and physicians in the last week of life
Symptom distress in advanced cancer patients with anxiety and depression in the palliative care setting
Symptom evaluation in palliative medicine: patient report vs systematic assessment
Symptom experience in the last year of life among individuals with cancer
Symptom experience of dying long-term care residents
Symptom management in geriatric oncology: practical treatment considerations and current challenges
Symptom response after palliative radiotherapy for patients with brain metastases
Symptom variability during repeated measurement among hospice patients with advanced cancer
Symptomatic therapy of dyspnea with strong opioids and its effect on ventilation in palliative care patients
Symptomatic treatment of infections in patients with advanced cancer receiving hospice care
Symptoms and quality of life in cancer patients with brain metastases following palliative radiotherapy
Symptoms associated with malignant wounds: a prospective case series
Symptoms in the lives of terminal cancer patients: which is the most important?
Symptoms in the month before death for stage 5 chronic kidney disease patients managed without dialysis
Symptoms in the palliative phase of children with cancer
Symptoms of patients with incurable head and neck cancer: prevalence and impact on daily functioning
Symptoms of restless legs syndrome in a palliative care population: frequency and impact
Symptoms of the oral cavity and their association with local microbiological and clinical findings--a prospective survey in palliative care
Symptoms tell it all: a systematic review of the value of symptom assessment to predict survival in advanced cancer patients
Symptoms, signs, problems, and diseases of terminally ill nursing home patients: a nationwide observational study in the Netherlands
Symptoms, treatment and "dying peacefully" in terminally ill cancer patients: a prospective study