Category Archives: European Journal of Palliative Care

Palliative care in the intensive care unit

Prof David Oliver and Dr Elena Stanton explain the background to a longer article in the May/June issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care In 1991 a Hospital Palliative Care Team was started within the Medway Maritime Hospital in … Continue reading

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Randomised controlled trials involving people nearing death 

Dr Kexin Ang, Consultant, Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore, explains the background to a longer article published in the March/April issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. As is widely known, randomised controlled trials (RCTs) are among … Continue reading

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Death and the Maiden – How women deal with grief

Ahead of International Widows’ Day tomorrow (June 23), Dr Anna Pedrosa Carrasco, Specialty doctor at Sir Michael Sobell House, Oxford University Hospitals, UK, talks about widowhood. This post is an introduction to Anna’s longer article published in the March/April issue … Continue reading

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Intangible values of palliative care

María Arantzamendi and Carlos Centeno of the ATLANTES Programme, Universidad de Navarra, Spain, explain the background to their longer article published in the March/April issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care.   “Thank you. She always said that you … 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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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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