Category Archives: Palliative Medicine: Editor’s Choice

End-of-life care for homeless people study wins Palliative Medicine Paper of the Year award at #EAPC2019 in Berlin

Professor Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief, Palliative Medicine, announces the journal’s award-winning ‘Paper of the Year’ in the closing ceremony of the 16th EAPC World Congress in Berlin. On behalf of Palliative Medicine, the research journal of the EAPC, we are delighted to have … Continue reading

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How do cancer patients feel about different types of anticoagulants for blood clots?

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE … Ann Hutchinson and Miriam Johnson from the Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, England, explain the background to their longer article selected as ‘Editor’s choice’ in the May 2019 issue of Palliative Medicine. … Continue reading

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‘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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