Category Archives: EAPC-LINKED JOURNALS

Deaths after feeding tube withdrawal

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE . . . Professor Jenny Kitzinger and Professor Celia Kitzinger explain the background to their longer article selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the July 2018 issue of Palliative Medicine. For families, and for clinicians, it … Continue reading

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A day in the life of an editor – want to join in?

If you’ve ever fancied being part of a top palliative care journal, here’s your chance! Professor Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief of ‘Palliative Medicine’, takes you behind the scenes of the EAPC’s official research journal and invites you to join the team … Continue reading

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Understanding complexity in palliative care

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE . . . Sophie Pask, PhD Student at Hull York Medical School, UK and Cathryn Pinto, Research Assistant at Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, UK, explain the background to a longer article selected … Continue reading

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What is the impact of dementia on the person’s family and who cares for the carers?

Jacinta Kelly, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Community Palliative Care Team, North West Hospice, Sligo, and Dympna O’Connell, Lecturer, Department of Nursing at St Angela’s College, Sligo, Ireland, explain the background to their longer article published in the March/April issue of the … Continue reading

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Symptomatic hyponatraemia in home-based palliative patients treated with subcutaneous infusions

Ancu Feng Escobar, MD, and Mario Lopez Saca, MD, are members of the multiprofessional team at the Clinica de Cuidados Paliativos, ‘Soporte y control de sintomas del enfermo avanzado’ in San Salvador, El Salvador. Here, they explain the background to … Continue reading

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Mapping the scope of occupational therapy practice in palliative care: A European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) cross-sectional survey

Gail Eva, Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, Brunel University London, UK, and Deidre Morgan, Lecturer in Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, explain the background to their longer article published in the May issue of Palliative Medicine. “Why … Continue reading

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End-of-Life Doulas: Providing practical and emotional support to people living with life-limiting illness and their families

Anna Lyons is an end-of-life doula in London UK; here she explains the background to her longer article in the March/April issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. The profession of end-of-life doula is still very new. The reason for this is … Continue reading

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