Symptoms, unbearability and the nature of suffering in terminal cancer patients dying at home: a prospective primary care study
Systematic review of cancer presentations with a median survival of six months or less
Systematic review of educational interventions in palliative care for primary care physicians
Systematic review of noncancer presentations with a median survival of 6 months or less
Systematic review of supportive care needs in patients with primary malignant brain tumors
Systematic review of the efficacy of antiemetics in the treatment of nausea in patients with far-advanced cancer
Systematic review of the primary research on minority ethnic groups and end-of-life care from the United Kingdom
Systematic review of the problems and issues of accessing specialist palliative care by patients, carers and health and social care professionals
Systematic review of the role of alternative application routes for opioid treatment for moderate to severe cancer pain: an EPCRC opioid guidelines project
Systemic therapy of metastatic breast cancer: the truth beyond the clinical trials
Tackling the challenges of clinical trials in palliative care
Taking care of the terminally ill cancer patient: Delirium as a symptom of terminal disease
Taking care of the terminally ill cancer patient: The communication compass - A model for communication in oncology
Talking about death with children who have severe malignant disease
Talking with terminally ill patients and their caregivers about death, dying, and bereavement: is it stressful? Is it helpful?
Teaching end-of-life issues in US medical schools: 1975 to 2005
Teaching palliative care and end-of-life issues: a core curriculum for surgical residents
Teaching palliative care in the intensive care unit: How to break the news
Telephone consultation in palliative care for cancer patients: 5 years of experience in The Netherlands
Telephone consultations on palliative sedation therapy and euthanasia in general practice in The Netherlands in 2003: a report from inside
Temporal changes in the causal foundations of palliative care symptoms
Terminal care: the last weeks of life
Terminal illness and access to Phase 1 experimental agents, surgeries and devices: reviewing the ethical arguments
Terminal sedation in palliative medicine: definition and review of the literature (Structured abstract)
Terminal trajectories of functional decline in the long-term care setting
Testing models of care for terminally ill people who live alone at home: is a randomised controlled trial the best approach?
The accuracy of probabilistic versus temporal clinician prediction of survival for patients with advanced cancer: a preliminary report
The accuracy of surrogate decision makers: a systematic review
The adverse effects of morphine: a prospective survey of common symptoms during repeated dosing for chronic cancer pain
The ambulatory and home care record: A methodological framework for economic analyses in end-of-life care
The art versus science of predicting prognosis: can a prognostic index predict short-term mortality better than experienced nurses do?
The association between treatment preferences and trajectories of care at the end-of-life
The association of the palliative performance scale and hazard of death in an ambulatory cancer population
The Australia-modified Karnofsky Performance Status (AKPS) scale: a revised scale for contemporary palliative care clinical practice [ISRCTN81117481]
The benefit of routine oxygen administration for terminally ill patients who are near death
The BEST randomized trial of group psychosocial support in metastatic breast cancer: psychosocial characteristics of the study population. (Abstract)
The bioavailability of morphine applied topically to cutaneous ulcers
The business of palliative medicine - part 5: service utilization in a comprehensive integrated program
The care of the very old in the last three days of life
The Catalonia World Health Organization demonstration project for palliative care implementation: quantitative and qualitative results at 20 years
The changing causal foundations of cancer-related symptom clustering during the final month of palliative care: a longitudinal study
The clinical effects of music therapy in palliative medicine
The colorectal cancer multidisciplinary team and the interlinked role of the clinical nurse specialist
The comprehensive care team: a controlled trial of outpatient palliative medicine consultation
The comprehensive care team: a description of a controlled trial of care at the beginning of the end of life
The conceptualisations of patients' dignity from professionals' perspectives: A qualitative synthesis study
The consistency between treatments provided to nursing facility residents and orders on the physician orders for life-sustaining treatment form
The contemporary role of chemotherapy for advanced testis cancer: a systematic review of the literature
The content and effects of palliative care courses for nurses: a literature review
The costs of treating terminal patients
The desire for hastened death in individuals with advanced cancer: a longitudinal qualitative study
The dilemma of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy in the geriatric population
The economic and clinical impact of an inpatient palliative care consultation service: a multifaceted approach
The educational impact of weekly e-mailed fast facts and concepts
The effect of a group music intervention for grief resolution on disenfranchised grief of hospice workers
The effect of a physical exercise program in palliative care: A phase II study
The effect of a translating research into practice (TRIP)--cancer intervention on cancer pain management in older adults in hospice
The effect of age on referral to and use of specialist palliative care services in adult cancer patients: a systematic review
The effect of death education on attitudes of hospital nurses toward care of the dying
The effect of education in hospice and palliative care on emergency medicine residents' knowledge and referral patterns
The effect of end-of-life discussions on perceived quality of care and health status among patients with COPD
The effect of music and progressive muscle relaxation on anxiety, fatigue, and quality of life in family caregivers of hospice patients
The effect of music therapy on anxiety in patients who are terminally ill
The effect of policy on end-of-life care practice within nursing care homes: a systematic review
The effectiveness of bereavement interventions with children: a meta-analytic review of controlled outcome research
The effectiveness of hospital at home compared with in-patient hospital care: a systematic review
The effectiveness of palliative care education delivered by videoconferencing compared with face-to-face delivery
The effectiveness of the Liverpool care pathway in improving end of life care for dying cancer patients in hospital. A cluster randomised trial
The effects of fluid status and fluid therapy on the dying: a systematic review (Structured abstract)
The effects of home nursing care for patients during terminal illness on the bereaved's psychological distress
The effects of hospice interventions on behaviors, discomfort, and physical complications of end stage dementia nursing home residents
The effects of immediate-release morphine on cognitive functioning in patients receiving chronic opioid therapy in palliative care
The effects of low doses of pregabalin on morphine analgesia in advanced cancer patients
The effects of therapeutic touch on the anxiety level of patients with cancer receiving palliative care
The effects of therapeutic touch on the grief experience
The efficacy of benzodiazepines for palliating dyspnoea: A systematic review
The emerging role of palliative medicine in the treatment of lung cancer patients
The end of life: informal care for dying older people and its relationship to place of death
The end-of-life experience for a cohort of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
The end-of-life experience of patients with rare cancers and their caregivers
The end-of-life phase of high-grade glioma patients: a systematic review
The end-of-life phase of high-grade glioma patients: dying with dignity?
The ethics of end-of-life research
The etiology and management of intractable breathlessness in patients with advanced cancer: a systematic review of pharmacological therapy
The European Association for Palliative Care: Forging a vision of excellence in Palliative Care
The evaluation of complex interventions in palliative care: an exploration of the potential of case study research strategies
The evidence base of palliative medicine: is inpatient palliative medicine evidence-based?
The experience of supporting a dying relative: Reflections of caregivers
The experiences of older adults in the community dying from cancer and non-cancer causes: a national survey of bereaved relatives
The experiences of relatives with the practice of palliative sedation: a systematic review
The families evaluation on management, care and disclosure for terminalstage cancer patients
The feasibility of a single-blinded fast-track pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention for breathlessness in advanced disease
The health economics of palliative care
The healthcare needs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients in the last year of life
The illness experience of older adults near the end of life: a systematic review
The impact of a new acute oncology service in acute hospitals: experience from the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre and Merseyside and Cheshire Cancer Network
The impact of a palliative care educational component on attitudes toward care of the dying in undergraduate nursing students
The impact of a palliative care unit on mortality rate and length of stay for medical intensive care unit patients
The impact of additional support services on caregivers of hospice patients and hospice social workers
The impact of advance care planning of place of death, a hospice retrospective cohort study
The impact of advance care planning on end of life care in elderly patients: randomised controlled trial
The impact of an outpatient palliative care consultation on symptom burden in advanced prostate cancer patients
The impact of awareness of terminal illness on quality of death and care decision making: a prospective nationwide survey of bereaved family members of advanced cancer patients
The impact of conducting a regional palliative care clinical study
The impact of illness acceptance and helplessness to subjective health, and their stability over time: a prospective study in a sample of cardiac patients
The impact of loneliness on the relationship between depression and pain of Hong Kong Chinese terminally ill patients
The impact of opioids, anticholinergic medications and disease progression on the prescription of laxatives in hospitalized palliative care patients: a retrospective analysis
The impact of palliative care consultation on symptom assessment, communication needs, and palliative interventions in pediatric patients with cancer
The impact of patient quality of life and spirituality upon caregiver depression for those with advanced cancer
The impact of perceived stage of cancer on carers' anxiety and depression during the patients' final year of life
The impact of physiotherapy intervention on functional independence and quality of life in palliative patients
The impact of receiving treatment for cancer at a large metropolitan teaching hospital as recorded by patients using unstructured journals
The impact of the palliative care mobile team on symptom assessment and medication profiles in patients admitted to a comprehensive cancer center
The importance of palliative care in urology
The importance of religious affiliation and culture on end-of-life decisions in European intensive care units.[Erratum appears in Intensive Care Med. 2007 Oct;33(10):1859]
The influence of patients' quality of life at the end of life on bereaved caregivers' suicidal ideation
The INFUSE-Morphine study: use of recombinant human hyaluronidase (rHuPH20) to enhance the absorption of subcutaneously administered morphine in patients with advanced illness
The integrated implementation of two end-of-life care tools in nursing care homes in the UK: an in-depth evaluation
The intersection of long-term care and end-of-life care
The intravenous to oral relative milligram potency ratio of morphine during chronic dosing in cancer pain
The lack of standard definitions in the supportive and palliative oncology literature
The last days of dying stroke patients referred to a palliative care consult team in an acute hospital
The last days of life of nursing home patients with and without dementia assessed with the palliative care outcome scale
The last two days of life of nursing home patients--a nationwide study on causes of death and burdensome symptoms in The Netherlands
The level of need for palliative care: a systematic review of the literature
The Liverpool Care Pathway for cancer patients dying in hospital medical wards: a before-after cluster phase II trial of outcomes reported by family members
The management of constipation in palliative care: Clinical practice recommendations
The management of dyspnea in cancer patients: a systematic review
The McCanse Readiness for Death Instrument (MRDI): a reliable and valid measure for hospice care
The meaning of parenteral hydration to family caregivers and patients with advanced cancer receiving hospice care
The measurement of spirituality in palliative care and the content of tools validated cross-culturally: a systematic review
The medical necessity for medicinal cannabis: Prospective, observational study evaluating the treatment in cancer patients on supportive or palliative care
The model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) predicts survival of liver cirrhosis patients after discharge to hospice
The need for a re-evaluation of best supportive care studies reported to date
The need for support services for family carers of people with motor neurone disease (MND): views of current and former family caregivers a qualitative study
The New Zealand informal caregivers and their unmet needs
The oncologist's role in delivering palliative care
The palliative care needs of acute stroke patients: a prospective study of hospital admissions
The PAMINO-project: evaluating a primary care-based educational program to improve the quality of life of palliative patients
The pattern of antimicrobial use for palliative care in-patients during the last week of life
The PEACE project review of clinical instruments for hospice and palliative care
The practice of continuous deep sedation until death in Flanders (Belgium), the Netherlands, and the U.K.: a comparative study
The practice of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in the United States: adherence to proposed safeguards and effects on physicians
The practice of hope: a longitudinal, multi-perspective qualitative study among South Asian Sikhs and Muslims with life-limiting illness in Scotland
The prevention and treatment of complicated grief: a meta-analysis
The prognostic value of measuring health-related quality of life in hospice patients
The progress of awareness and acceptance of dying assessed in cancer patients and their caring relatives
The Promoting Effective Advance Care for Elders (PEACE) randomized pilot study: theoretical framework and study design
The quality of advanced dementia care in the nursing home: the role of special care units
The quality of care provided to hospitalized patients at the end of life
The quality of life of hospice patients: patient and provider perceptions
The randomized fast-track trial in palliative care: role, utility and ethics in the evaluation of interventions in palliative care?
The reality of hospitalisation: stories from family members of their hospital experience for adolescents and young adults living with and dying from cancer
The reasons for gatekeeping in palliative care research: A systematic review
The recognition and documentation of delirium in hospital palliative care inpatients
The relationship between quality of life (EORTC QLQ-C30) and survival in patients with gastro-oesophageal cancer
The Richmond Agitation-Sedation Scale modified for palliative care inpatients (RASS-PAL): A pilot study exploring validity and feasibility in clinical practice
The role and timing of palliative medicine consultation for women with gynecologic malignancies: association with end of life interventions and direct hospital costs
The role of antibiotics in the management of infection-related symptoms in advanced cancer patients
The role of healthcare support workers in providing palliative and end-of-life care in the community: a systematic literature review
The role of professional chaplains on pediatric palliative care teams: perspectives from physicians and chaplains
The role of radiotherapy in the management of pelvic recurrence of rectal cancer
The role of relatives in decisions concerning life-prolonging treatment in patients with end-stage malignant disorders: informants, advocates or surrogate decision-makers?
The supportive and palliative care needs of Australian families of children who die from cancer
The test-retest reliability of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality-of-Life Group Bone Metastases Module (EORTC QLQ-BM22) questionnaire
The use and toxicity of steroids in the management of patients with brain metastases
The use of bisphosphonates in palliative treatment of bone metastases in a terminally ill, oncological elderly population
The use of fentanyl buccal tablets as breakthrough medication in patients receiving chronic methadone therapy: An open label preliminary study
The use of high doses of OROS hydromorphone in an acute palliative care unit
The use of high doses of oxycodone in an acute palliative care unit
The use of midazolam and haloperidol in cancer patients at the end of life
The use of morphine to treat cancer-related pain: a synthesis of quantitative and qualitative research
The use of motion sickness bands to control nausea and vomiting in a group of hospice patients
The use of observational scales to monitor symptom control and depth of sedation in patients requiring palliative sedation: a systematic review
The use of opioids at the end of life: The knowledge level of Dutch physicians as a potential barrier to effective pain management
The use of transdermal fentanyl in pediatric oncology palliative care
The use of two common palliative outcome measures in clinical care and research: a systematic review of POS and STAS
The usefulness of phlebotomy in the palliative care setting
The utility of reflective writing after a palliative care experience: can we assess medical students' professionalism?
The utilization of palliative care in gynecologic oncology patients near the end of life
The validity of EORTC QLQ-C30 fatigue scale in advanced cancer patients and cancer survivors
The Vulnerable Elders Survey and its prognostic relationship to survival in an older community-based palliative population
The wish to hasten death: A review of clinical studies
Their last 6 months: suffering and survival of end-stage dementia patients
Third-year Australian nursing students' attitudes, experiences, knowledge, and education concerning end-of-life care
Time course and characteristics of symptom distress and quality of life at the end of life
Timing is everything: when to consult palliative care
Timing of code status documentation and end-of-life outcomes in patients admitted to an oncology ward
Timing of end-of-life care discussion with performance on end-of-life quality indicators in ovarian cancer
Tolerability of the compound ABHR in hospice patients
Topical benzydamine cream and the relief of pressure pain
Topics in research: structuring studies in palliative care
Toward evidence-based prescribing at end of life: a comparative analysis of sustained-release morphine, oxycodone, and transdermal fentanyl, with pain, constipation, and caregiver interaction outcomes in hospice patients
Towards a classification model to identify hospice candidates in terminally ill patients
Towards better measurements in bereavement research: order of questions and assessed psychological morbidity
Towards using administrative databases to measure population-based indicators of quality of end-of-life care: testing the methodology
Trajectories of illness in stage 5 chronic kidney disease: a longitudinal study of patient symptoms and concerns in the last year of life
Trajectory of performance status and symptom scores for patients with cancer during the last six months of life
Transdermal buprenorphine in cancer pain and palliative care
Transfer of information on palliative home care during the out-of-hours period
Transfusion in palliative cancer patients: a review of the literature
Transitioning from caregiving to widowhood
Treatment of cancer cachexia in the very advanced or terminal phase: A systematic review
Treatment of malignant mesothelioma
Treatment of nonfatal conditions at the end of life: nonmelanoma skin cancer
Treatment of severe cancer pain by transdermal fentanyl
Treatment of terminal restlessness: a review of the evidence
Treatment outcomes in palliative care: the TOPCare study. A mixed methods phase III randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of a nurse-led palliative care intervention for HIV positive patients on antiretroviral therapy
Treatment outcomes in patients with multiple brain metastases: A prospective randomized study
Treatment referral before and after the introduction of the Liverpool Patients Concerns Inventory (PCI) into routine head and neck oncology outpatient clinics
Trends in hospice referral and length of stay at a veterans hospital over the past decade
Trials in palliative care
Trials in palliative treatment--have the goal posts been moved?
Undergraduate curricula in palliative medicine: A systematic analysis based on the palliative education assessment tool
Undergraduate training in palliative medicine: is more necessarily better?
Understanding cardiopulmonary resuscitation decision making: perspectives of seriously ill hospitalized patients and family members
Understanding economic and other burdens of terminal illness: the experience of patients and their caregivers
Understanding parents' approaches to care and treatment of children with cancer when standard therapy has failed
Understanding the experience of pain in terminally ill patients
Understanding the optimal learning environment in palliative care
Understanding the role of the volunteer in specialist palliative care: A systematic review and thematic synthesis of qualitative studies
Understanding the supportive care needs of parents of children with cancer: an approach to local needs assessment
Unequal care for dying patients in Sweden: a comparative registry study of deaths from heart disease and cancer
Unlocking the closed door: arguments for open access hospice
Unmet quality indicators for metastatic cancer patients admitted to intensive care unit in the last two weeks of life
Update in hospice and palliative care
Update in hospital palliative care
Use of and spending on supportive care medications among Medicare beneficiaries with cancer
Use of complementary therapies in hospice and palliative care
Use of epidural and peripheral nerve blocks at the end of life in children and young adults with cancer: the collaboration between a pain service and a palliative care service
Use of intensive care services during terminal hospitalizations in England and the United States
Use of lidocaine patches for neuropathic pain in a comprehensive cancer centre
Use of opioid analgesics in the treatment of cancer pain: evidence-based recommendations from the EAPC
Use of oxygen and opioids in the palliation of dyspnoea in hypoxic and non-hypoxic palliative care patients: a prospective study
Use of palliative sedation for intractable symptoms in the palliative care unit of a comprehensive cancer center
Use of red blood cell transfusion in palliative care services: is it still up to date or is cancer-related anaemia controlled better with erythropoietic agents?
Use of sedation to relieve refractory symptoms in dying patients
Use of the Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) for end-of-life prognostication in a palliative medicine consultation service
Use of unnecessary medications by patients with advanced cancer: cross-sectional survey
Usefulness of Palliative Prognostic Index for patient with advanced cancer in home care setting
Usefulness of the PERFORM questionnaire to measure fatigue in cancer patients with anemia: a prospective, observational study
Using a pocket card to improve end-of-life care on internal medicine clinical teaching units: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
Using anonymized reflection to teach ethics: a pilot study
Using haloperidol as an antiemetic in palliative care: informing practice through evidence from cancer treatment and postoperative contexts
Using more end-of-life homecare services is associated with using fewer acute care services: a population-based cohort study
Using quality of life assessment methods in patients with advanced cancer: a clinical perspective
Using the experiences of bereaved caregivers to inform patient- and caregiver-centered advance care planning
Using the Minimum Data Set to determine predictors of terminal restlessness among nursing home residents
Using the Palliative Performance Scale to provide meaningful survival estimates
Validation of the Cochin Risk Index Score (CRIS) for life expectancy prediction in terminally ill cancer patients