Category Archives: SYMPTOM CONTROL

Start thinking about palliative care in times of a pandemic: The case of corona …

Professor Dr Christoph Ostgathe is President of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), and a palliative care physician at the Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Germany. Here he asks if palliative care teams are prepared for what may be their important role … Continue reading

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Palliative care nursing and research:  A call to arms to conduct nursing research

Continuing our series to celebrate the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020 and the benefits that nursing and midwifery bring to the health of the global population.  To mark this world first, the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) is delighted … Continue reading

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Making Palliative Care Meaningful: Second Baltic Palliative Care Conference

By Marius Čiurlionis, Head of Nursing, Palliative Medicine and Social Care Clinic, VšĮ Centro Poliklinika, Vilnius, Lithuania, and a founding member of the Baltic Palliative Care Association. Marius explains how the Baltic Palliative Care Association is contributing to better understanding, … Continue reading

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Palliative care for babies (neonates): Developing services

Continuing our series to celebrate the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020 and the benefits that nursing and midwifery bring to the health of the global population. To mark this world first, the European Association for Palliative Care is delighted … Continue reading

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Making ‘invisible’ nursing work visible: The work of oncology nurses in introducing early palliative care

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM ‘PALLIATIVE MEDICINE’ Shan Mohammed RN, PhD is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream at Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, and a Fellow of the Centre for Critical Qualitative Health Research, Toronto, Canada. Here, … Continue reading

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Nurses are the bridge of healthcare: Celebrating the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020 #nurses2020 #midwives2020

For the first time ever, the nations of the world unite to celebrate the benefits that nursing and midwifery bring to the health of the global population. To mark this world first, the European Association for Palliative Care is delighted … Continue reading

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Palliative care and neurology: Continuing collaboration at 2019 World Congress of Neurology

Professor David Oliver, Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care Neurology Reference Group – Palliative Care, was part of a cohort of palliative care clinicians and academics who presented at this year’s World Congress of Neurology. The Twenty Fourth World … Continue reading

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