Category Archives: EAPC-LINKED JOURNALS

Invasive mechanical ventilation: Concerns over terminal extubation

Janete Maria da Silva, MSc, a physiotherapist, and Dr Ricardo Tavares de Carvalho, Coordinator of Palliative Care, Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo and Director of the Instituto Paliar, São Paulo, Brazil, explain the … Continue reading

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Learning through listening: The development of the ‘SAGE Palliative Medicine & Chronic Care’ podcast

Dr Amara Nwosu, Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, University of Liverpool, is Digital Editor of Palliative Medicine. Here, he explains more about the podcast and how it can help busy healthcare professionals … The ‘SAGE Palliative Medicine & Chronic … Continue reading

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Palliative care in the intensive care unit

Prof David Oliver and Dr Elena Stanton explain the background to a longer article in the May/June issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care In 1991 a Hospital Palliative Care Team was started within the Medway Maritime Hospital in … Continue reading

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Shared decision-making about palliative chemotherapy: A conversation about what matters most

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Inge Henselmans, Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, explains the background to her longer article selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the July 2017 issue of Palliative … Continue reading

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Randomised controlled trials involving people nearing death 

Dr Kexin Ang, Consultant, Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore, explains the background to a longer article published in the March/April issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. As is widely known, randomised controlled trials (RCTs) are among … Continue reading

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Death and the Maiden – How women deal with grief

Ahead of International Widows’ Day tomorrow (June 23), Dr Anna Pedrosa Carrasco, Specialty doctor at Sir Michael Sobell House, Oxford University Hospitals, UK, talks about widowhood. This post is an introduction to Anna’s longer article published in the March/April issue … Continue reading

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Intangible values of palliative care

María Arantzamendi and Carlos Centeno of the ATLANTES Programme, Universidad de Navarra, Spain, explain the background to their longer article published in the March/April issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care.   “Thank you. She always said that you … Continue reading

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