Category Archives: EAPC-LINKED JOURNALS

Sympathy, empathy and compassion: Patients can tell the difference – Can you?

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Shane Sinclair PhD, Associate Professor, Cancer Care Research Professorship, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Canada, explains the background to a longer article selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the May … Continue reading

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Testamentary capacity and palliative care: Helping patients implement estate planning

Dr Kieran Kennedy, Lecturer in Clinical Practice, General Practitioner and Forensic Physician, National University of Ireland Galway and SAOLTA University Hospitals Group, explains the background to a longer article published in the March/April issue of the European Journal of Palliative … Continue reading

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Understanding funding models in palliative care: Who pays and who provides?

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Fliss Murtagh, Professor of Palliative Care, Hull York Medical School, UK, and Visiting Professor at the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, UK, explains the background to a longer article … Continue reading

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Tuberculosis at the end of life

Dr Fiona Runacres, Palliative Care Specialist, Supportive and Palliative Care Unit, Monash Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, explains the background to a longer article published in the January/February issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. Tuberculosis (TB) is not a common diagnosis … Continue reading

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Palliative care in Mainland China: Past, present and future

Dr Ping Guo, Project Manager and Research Associate, Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, UK, explains the background to her longer article published in the January/February issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. China faces a high demand for … Continue reading

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A shorter average length of stay in a UK hospice – how is this happening?

Dr Carmen Chan, a GP in training, and Dr Michael Tapley, Medical Director and Palliative Care Consultant at Willow Wood Hospice, Ashton-under-Lyne, UK, explain the background to their longer article published in the January/February issue of the European Journal of Palliative … Continue reading

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Ethical issues in palliative care in heart failure

Manuel Martínez-Sélles is Head of Section of Cardiology of the Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, and Professor in the Universidad Europea and Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain. Here, he explains the background to a longer article published in the January/February issue … Continue reading

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