Category Archives: EAPC-LINKED JOURNALS

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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Journal of Palliative Medicine: an EAPC official journal one year on…

Charles F von Gunten, Editor-in-Chief, and Lisa Pelzek-Braun, Managing Editor, Journal of Palliative Medicine, describe how the journal’s relationship with the EAPC is impacting on readership and manuscript submission, what you can expect from the journal and future plans.   Journal of Palliative … Continue reading

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Comparison of financial support for family caregivers of people at the end of life across six countries

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM ‘PALLIATIVE MEDICINE’… This week, 13 to 19 October 2019, marks National Carers Week in Australia to recognise and celebrate the outstanding contribution of unpaid carers. And Australia is one of six countries contributing to a study … Continue reading

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Standing on the shoulders of giants – a brief, patient- and proxy-reported outcome measure in advanced illness

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM ‘PALLIATIVE MEDICINE’… Fliss Murtagh is Professor of Palliative Care and Associate Director of the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre, and Academic Training Programme Director – North & East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire, UK. Here, she explains the … Continue reading

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