Category Archives: PATIENT & FAMILY CARE

Hearing the voice of children and young people – strengthening children’s palliative care research.

There are just 17 days to go to #EAPC2022! The 12th World Research Congress Online of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) has live sessions on 18 to 20 May 2022, and lots of on-demand content.  Today, we are … Continue reading

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It takes two to tango: Sexual health and closeness in couples coping with advanced cancer.

WE’RE DELIGHTED TO PRESENT THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE, THE OFFICIAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF THE EAPC. Each month, Professor Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief of Palliative Medicine, chooses an article and invites the authors to draw out the key points … Continue reading

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How to make a Delphi expert consultation fly!

Jenny van der Steen and Ida Korfage, chairs of the EAPC Task Force on Advance Care Planning in Dementia, which is a joint venture of two previous EAPC task forces, explain more. Advance care planning can be seen as a … Continue reading

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Reflections on end-of-life care in Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease (IPD).

In partnership with the EAPC Neurology Reference Group, our Neurology blog series enables practitioners and researchers share their experiences in supporting people affected by neurological disease. Today’s guest writer is Dr. Mark Lee, Consultant in Palliative Care, St Benedict’s Hospice … Continue reading

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Palliative Care Implementation in Veterans’ Long-Term Care Facilities in Taiwan: Review of an international online seminar

Integrated Hospice Palliative Care Network for Veterans in Taiwan (IHPCNVT) hosted an international online seminar in October 2021 to discuss Palliative Care Implementation in Long-Term Care Facilities. Po-Chin Yang, Shu Kao, Hsiao-Ting Chang and Ming-Hwai Lin from the Taipei Veterans … Continue reading

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