Category Archives: Palliative Medicine: Editor’s Choice

‘Death is difficult in any language’

CATCH UP WITH SOME OF OUR ‘PAST POSTS’ – today, we’re republishing a great ‘evergreen’  post selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’ from the journal, Palliative Medicine.  And EAPC members can download a free copy of the full-text article from the EAPC website… … Continue reading

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What is the evidence that people living with frailty have needs for palliative care at the end of life?

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE… Daniel Stow, PhD Student, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, explains the background to his longer article selected as Editor’s Choice in the April issue of  ‘Palliative Medicine’. … Continue reading

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Do psychosocial interventions work in palliative care?

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE … Marco Warth, Jens Kessler, Friederike Koehler, Corina Aguilar-Raab, Hubert J. Bardenheuer and Beate Ditzen from Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany, explain the background to their longer article selected as Editor’s Choice in … Continue reading

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Palliative care clinicians in London use sedative medication at the end of life cautiously and proportionately

Dr Bella Vivat is Principal Research Fellow in the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department (MCPCRD) at University College London (UCL), UK. Here she explains the background to a longer paper just published in ‘Palliative Medicine’ and available online. Marie Curie … Continue reading

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AI Algorithms identify documentation of serious illness conversations in electronic health records

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE … Charlotta Lindvall, Alex Chan and Anne Walling explain the background to their longer article selected as Editor’s Choice in the February issue of Palliative Medicine. Electronic Health Records (EHRs) contain enormous amounts of data … Continue reading

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Research ethics in palliative care: A hallmark in Palliative Medicine now curated in a new virtual issue

Do you have ethical concerns or issues related to your research that you would like to share and discuss with readers of ‘Palliative Medicine’? Sandra Martins Pereira and Pablo Hernández-Marrero introduce the latest virtual issue of the journal and welcome future submissions. … Continue reading

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How to find and promote brilliant palliative care

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE … Dr Aileen Collier PhD, School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, and Associate Professor Ann Dadich, Human Resources and Management, Western Sydney University School of … Continue reading

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