Category Archives: Palliative Medicine: Editor’s Choice

The world’s first full-scale occupational therapy trial in people with advanced cancer

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE . . . Marc Sampedro Pilegaard is an occupational therapist at The Research Initiative for Activity Studies and Occupational Therapy, Research Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, … Continue reading

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Dementia and Palliative Care – A Good Fit?

Fran McInerney, Professor of Dementia Studies and Education at the Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia, explores the background to and some implications of the longer article she and colleagues published in the March issue … Continue reading

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When demography and illness trumps policy: Why Norwegians continue to die in institutions

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE . . . Jorid Kalseth, Department of Health Research, SINTEF Technology and Society, Trondheim, and Ole Magnus Theisen, Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, explain … Continue reading

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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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