Category Archives: EAPC-LINKED JOURNALS

What paediatric palliative care means for families of children with severe neurological impairment

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM ‘PALLIATIVE MEDICINE’ Sophie Ribbers, M.Sc. Psychology, is a research associate at the Pediatric Palliative Care Center, Children’s and Adolescents’ Hospital Datteln, Department of Children’s Pain Therapy and Paediatric Palliative Care, Faculty of Health, School of … Continue reading

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Making ‘invisible’ nursing work visible: The work of oncology nurses in introducing early palliative care

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM ‘PALLIATIVE MEDICINE’ Shan Mohammed RN, PhD is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream at Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, and a Fellow of the Centre for Critical Qualitative Health Research, Toronto, Canada. Here, … Continue reading

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Building specialized palliative care for the Czech Republic: A 15-year leadership journey in a developing country

Dr Ladislav Kabelka, Home hospice care sv. Zdislavy Trebic, Vysocina region, Czech Republic, Czech Society for Palliative Medicine, explains the background to his longer article just published in ‘Journal of Palliative Medicine’. The  article seeks to describe the leadership steps … Continue reading

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Searchlight: How a palliative care literature review shed light on a new career path

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM ‘PALLIATIVE MEDICINE’ Mary Scott is an MSc Candidate at the University of Ottawa and Research Assistant, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, The Bruyère Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Here she explains the background to her research … Continue reading

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Research is fundamental to the future of palliative care. Want to help be part of that future at ‘Palliative Medicine’?

Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief, ‘Palliative Medicine’, the research journal of the EAPC, is looking for someone to join the Editorial Board to help them shape the journal and its role in disseminating research. I happen to be firmly in the camp … Continue reading

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Developing general palliative care using patient narratives

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM ‘PALLIATIVE MEDICINE’ Stine Gundtoft Roikjaer MScPH, RN, is a PhD student at the Southern University of Denmark, and a member of the PROgrez research group, Medicine2 cardiology, Slagelse Hospital, Region Zealand, Denmark and The Knowledge Centre … Continue reading

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Can big data be useful for palliative and end-of-life care? Call for papers for a special issue of ‘Palliative Medicine’

Bregje Onwuteaka Philipsen (Amsterdam UMC, Netherlands) and Lucas Morin (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden) are the Guest Editors of the special issue of ‘Palliative Medicine’ on ‘Big Data in Palliative and End-of-Life Care’. Big data is everywhere. We use complex algorithms to find our … Continue reading

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