Category Archives: PATIENT & FAMILY CARE

Intangible values of palliative care

María Arantzamendi and Carlos Centeno of the ATLANTES Programme, Universidad de Navarra, Spain, explain the background to their longer article published in the March/April issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care.   “Thank you. She always said that you … Continue reading

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Living alone – dying at home? The role of non-kin-carers

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Sabine Pleschberger and Paulina Wosko, both affiliated to the Austrian Interdisciplinary Platform on Ageing, Vienna, Austria, explain the background to a longer article selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the June … Continue reading

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Palliative Care for People with Intellectual Disabilities: An International Perspective – An interview with Dr Irene Tuffrey-Wijne, winner of the EAPC Post-Doctoral Award

LIVE FROM THE 15th EAPC WORLD CONGRESS IN MADRID . . . Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognise and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative care … Continue reading

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Will caring for your loved one bankrupt you emotionally and financially?

Continuing our new series, the Salzburg Questions, which aims to encourage a global discussion about the key issues affecting palliative care. To mark the International Day of Families today (15 May 2017), Sheila Payne, Emeritus Professor, International Observatory on End … Continue reading

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From bed to bench and back: Finding evidence to support our clinical practice

NEW SERIES: Ahead of the 15th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, we are publishing posts from our plenary speakers . . . Today, Dagny Faksvåg Haugen, Professor of Palliative Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital and University … Continue reading

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Parenting while living with advanced cancer

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Dr Eliza (Leeza) M Park Department of Psychiatry and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA, explains the background to a longer … Continue reading

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Is palliative care possible in prison? A national PARME study about inmates with terminal illness in France

We continue our series on the posters that caught our attention at the 9th World Congress of the EAPC Research Network in Dublin last year. Conference posters are an important feature of every European Association for Palliative Care Congress – … Continue reading

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