Category Archives: Palliative Medicine: Editor’s Choice

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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What it means to be a parent of a dying child

Kristina Thomas, Senior Research Fellow and Anna Collins, Research Fellow, Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia, explain the background to their longer article selected as ‘Editor’s choice’ in the December issue of Palliative Medicine.  We have been … Continue reading

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An investigation into palliative care education in UK medical schools

Dr Steven Walker, Director, St Gilesmedical, London and Berlin, explains the background to his longer article selected as Editor’s Choice in the October edition of Palliative Medicine. This article arose out of an interest in medical education and palliative care, … Continue reading

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Palliative care for all: Meeting the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans* people

Dr Katherine Bristowe, Dr Steve Marshall and Dr Richard Harding explain the background to their longer article selected as Editor’s Choice in the September edition of Palliative Medicine. Katherine and Richard are researchers at King’s College London, Cicely Saunders Institute, … Continue reading

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