Category Archives: Palliative Medicine: Editor’s Choice

Comparison of financial support for family caregivers of people at the end of life across six countries

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM ‘PALLIATIVE MEDICINE’… This week, 13 to 19 October 2019, marks National Carers Week in Australia to recognise and celebrate the outstanding contribution of unpaid carers. And Australia is one of six countries contributing to a study … Continue reading

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Standing on the shoulders of giants – a brief, patient- and proxy-reported outcome measure in advanced illness

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM ‘PALLIATIVE MEDICINE’… Fliss Murtagh is Professor of Palliative Care and Associate Director of the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre, and Academic Training Programme Director – North & East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire, UK. Here, she explains the … Continue reading

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Understanding complexity in palliative care

CATCH UP WITH SOME OF OUR ‘PAST POSTS’. TODAY, WE’RE DELIGHTED TO REPUBLISH ANOTHER FAVOURITE POST WHICH WAS SELECTED AS  ‘EDITOR’S CHOICE’ FROM THE JUNE 2018 ISSUE OF  ‘PALLIATIVE MEDICINE’. AND THERE’S A FREE COPY OF THE FULL-TEXT ARTICLE TO … Continue reading

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Deaths after feeding tube withdrawal

CATCH UP WITH SOME OF OUR ‘PAST POSTS’ – TODAY WE’RE REPUBLISHING ONE OF THE GREAT POSTS SELECTED AS ‘EDITOR’S CHOICE’ FROM ‘PALLIATIVE MEDICINE’ IN 2018. AND YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE FULL ARTICLE FREE OF CHARGE… Professor Jenny Kitzinger and Professor … Continue reading

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‘Palliative Medicine’ impact factor increases to 4.956

People are citing research papers in ‘Palliative Medicine’ more than ever before. Editor-in-Chief, Professor Catherine Walshe, puts it down to the great research submitted and the teamwork of editors, reviewers and publishers. Palliative Medicine, the research journal of the European … Continue reading

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Pilot testing the first version of the EAPC basic dataset

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE … A lack of common criteria to describe a palliative care cancer population in studies has led to the development of the first version of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) basic … Continue reading

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‘So isolation comes in, discrimination and you find many people dying quietly without any family support’: Accessing palliative care for key populations

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE … Jenny Hunt, Katherine Bristowe, Sybille Chidyamatare and Richard Harding explain the background to their longer article published in the June issue of ‘Palliative Medicine’. We were delighted with the selection of our publication as ‘Editor’s … Continue reading

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