Category Archives: Palliative Medicine: Editor’s Choice

A day in the life of an editor – want to join in?

If you’ve ever fancied being part of a top palliative care journal, here’s your chance! Professor Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief of ‘Palliative Medicine’, takes you behind the scenes of the EAPC’s official research journal and invites you to join the team … Continue reading

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Understanding complexity in palliative care

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE . . . Sophie Pask, PhD Student at Hull York Medical School, UK and Cathryn Pinto, Research Assistant at Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, UK, explain the background to a longer article selected … Continue reading

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Mapping the scope of occupational therapy practice in palliative care: A European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) cross-sectional survey

Gail Eva, Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, Brunel University London, UK, and Deidre Morgan, Lecturer in Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, explain the background to their longer article published in the May issue of Palliative Medicine. “Why … Continue reading

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What can the ‘Six Ps’ tell us about recruitment issues in palliative care randomised controlled trials?

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE. . . Lesley Dunleavy, a PhD student at the International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK, is using a social marketing approach to better understand barriers and facilitators to recruitment … Continue reading

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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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