Category Archives: Palliative Medicine: Editor’s Choice

Living alone – dying at home? The role of non-kin-carers

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Sabine Pleschberger and Paulina Wosko, both affiliated to the Austrian Interdisciplinary Platform on Ageing, Vienna, Austria, explain the background to a longer article selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the June … Continue reading

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Sympathy, empathy and compassion: Patients can tell the difference – Can you?

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Shane Sinclair PhD, Associate Professor, Cancer Care Research Professorship, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Canada, explains the background to a longer article selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the May … Continue reading

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Understanding funding models in palliative care: Who pays and who provides?

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Fliss Murtagh, Professor of Palliative Care, Hull York Medical School, UK, and Visiting Professor at the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, UK, explains the background to a longer article … Continue reading

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Parenting while living with advanced cancer

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Dr Eliza (Leeza) M Park Department of Psychiatry and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA, explains the background to a longer … Continue reading

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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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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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Palliative care in dementia: Call for papers for a special issue of Palliative Medicine

Guest editors of the special issue, Julian C. Hughes, The RICE Centre, Bristol University, UK and Jenny T. van der Steen, Leiden University Medical Center and Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, invite you to contribute . . .  … Continue reading

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