Category Archives: Palliative Medicine: Editor’s Choice

On the nature of our ‘Image Problem’: Initial perceptions of palliative care

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Anna Collins, Research Fellow, Palliative Care, VCCC Palliative Medicine Research Group, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne/St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia, explains the background to her longer article selected as … Continue reading

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The taming of the chameleon – guidance on Conducting and REporting DElphi Studies (CREDES)

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Dr Saskia Jünger, senior research associate at the Cologne Center for Ethics, Rights, Economics, and Social Sciences of Health (ceres), Germany, explains the background to her longer article selected as … Continue reading

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Palliative Medicine Paper of the Year Award: Helping clinicians engage in end-of-life discussions with older dying patients

This year’s prestigious Palliative Medicine Paper of the Year Award was presented at the closing ceremony of the 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care held in Madrid in May 2017. Ebony Lewis, Simpson Centre for Health … Continue reading

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Learning through listening: The development of the ‘SAGE Palliative Medicine & Chronic Care’ podcast

Dr Amara Nwosu, Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, University of Liverpool, is Digital Editor of Palliative Medicine. Here, he explains more about the podcast and how it can help busy healthcare professionals … The ‘SAGE Palliative Medicine & Chronic … Continue reading

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Shared decision-making about palliative chemotherapy: A conversation about what matters most

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Inge Henselmans, Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, explains the background to her longer article selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the July 2017 issue of Palliative … Continue reading

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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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