Category Archives: SYMPTOM CONTROL

New ESMO clinical practice guidelines on the care of the adult cancer patient at the end of life

Members of the ESMO Guidelines Committee, Tomasz Dzierżanowski (Poland) and Philip Larkin (Switzerland), introduce ESMO’s latest clinical practice guideline – the first such document that targets both oncologists and palliative care providers by focusing on patient comfort and specifically their … Continue reading

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We are the EAPC Innovation in Nurse Education Task Force: Come and meet us at the EAPC 17th World Congress!

NEW SERIES: EXPLORING NEW DIMENSIONS AT #EAPC2021 … THERE ARE JUST 15 DAYS TO THE 17TH WORLD CONGRESS ONLINE OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR PALLIATIVE CARE (#EAPC2021) WITH LIVE SESSIONS ON 6 TO 8 OCTOBER, AND LOTS OF ON-DEMAND CONTENT … Continue reading

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

AN OPPORTUNITY TO CATCH UP WITH OUR ‘PAST POSTS’ – Today we’re republishing a research article from Canada that was selected as  ‘Editor’s Choice’ in February 2020. Each month, Professor Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief of ‘Palliative Medicine’, chooses an article that readers may … Continue reading

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‘This is your golden time. You enjoy it and you’ve plenty time for crying after’: How dysphagia impacts family caregivers of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

CATCH UP WITH SOME OF OUR ‘PAST POSTS’ – summer holidays are always a great time to catch up on articles you may have missed. Today, we’re republishing a post by Dominika Lisiecka, PhD, Lecturer, Department of Nursing and Healthcare Sciences, Institute … Continue reading

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Reflections on palliative sedation in clinical practice: A live webinar

As part of the European Union-funded Horizon2020 Palliative Sedation project, the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) will present a FREE 60-minute webinar on Thursday 3rd June 2021 (14.00 CET). Members of the consortium, Jeroen Hasselaar, Julie Ling and Sheila … Continue reading

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