Category Archives: EAPC-LINKED JOURNALS

After more than 20 years, the McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire is revised

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Robin Cohen, Professor, McGill Departments of Oncology and Medicine and Staff Investigator, Lady Davis Research Institute, Montreal, and Richard Sawatzky, Canada Research Chair in Patient-Reported Outcomes and Associate Professor, School … Continue reading

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The magic of our mind(fulness)

  Irene Campagnolo Maschio, Physiotherapist, Princess Alice Hospice, Esher, Surrey, UK, explains the background to her longer article published in the current edition of the European Journal of Palliative Care. I’ve always been fascinated by the potential the mind has … Continue reading

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When children are dying – the distance between closeness and professional distance in paediatric palliative care

Regula Buder, Nurse Practitioner, MAS FHO, Palliative Care, Geschäftsleitung Stv. Kinderspitex Nordewestschweiz, Switzerland, explains the background to her longer article that is published in the November/December issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care.  As a professional in paediatric palliative … Continue reading

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Management of malignant bowel obstruction with Lanreotide for a community palliative care patient

Dr Kate Markham, Dr Shan Shan Vijeratnam and Dr Pia Amsler, Isabel Hospice, Welwyn Garden City, UK, explain the background to their longer article published in the November/December edition of the European Journal of Palliative Care. We are doctors from … Continue reading

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Caring for patients’ rooms and souls: How cleaning staff communicate and cope with seriously ill and dying patients

Professor Gerhild Becker, Chair of the Department of Palliative Care, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany, explains the background to the longer article selected as ‘Editor’s choice’ in the January issue 2017 of Palliative Medicine. The impulse for our study was … Continue reading

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Use of antibiotics in Singapore

Dr Eng Koon, Division of Palliative Medicine, National Cancer Centre Singapore, explains the background to his longer article, published in the current edition of the European Journal of Palliative Care – a reminder that even common (and seemingly uncomplicated) treatments need … Continue reading

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EJPC Palliative Care Policy Development Award welcomes nominations

Professor Julia Riley, Editor of the European Journal of Palliative Care, encourages nominations for this year’s EJPC Award. Professor Riley is also Clinical Lead, Coordinate My Care; Palliative Care Consultant, Royal Marsden and Royal Brompton Palliative Care Service, The Royal Marsden NHS … Continue reading

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