Category Archives: EAPC COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

Clinical Aspects of Palliative Sedation in Prospective Studies: A Systematic Review

What is the current practice regarding palliative sedation in palliative care? This is the main question that answers this systematic review of prospective studies. It is part of a Horizon2020 project, Palliative Sedation, in which different countries and centres across Europe … Continue reading

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Practical ethics in researching technology applications in palliative care: Examples from the MyPal study

Professor Tina Garani-Papadatos (Greece), Professor Sheila Payne and Dr Sean Hughes (UK) on behalf of the MyPal Consortium. Palliative care research always raises important and sensitive ethical questions.1 This is especially so when children, their parents and adults with advanced cancers are involved. Funded … Continue reading

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How to measure the effects and potential adverse events of palliative sedation? An integrative review

María Arantzamendi, Alazne Belar Beitia and Carlos Centeno, researchers from the Instituto Cultura y Sociedad, Universidad de Navarra (Spain), are members of the Palliative Sedation consortium. Here, they explain the background to a longer article published in ‘Palliative Medicine’ and available … Continue reading

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Does the ‘PACE steps to Success’ programme reduce hospital use in the last month of life of nursing home residents?

Only 43 days to #EAPC2020 … The 11th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care which, for the first time ever, will take place online with interactive online sessions 7 to 9 October 2020 and on-demand content … Continue reading

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DIAdIC: Supporting people with advanced cancer and their informal caregivers in their psycho-social needs

Prof Joachim Cohen, Project Coordinator, explains how the DIAdIC project will test and evaluate a nurse-led person-to-person approach and online learning that aim to support people with advanced cancer and their family caregivers. With almost four million people in the … Continue reading

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