Category Archives: RESEARCH

The taming of the chameleon – guidance on Conducting and REporting DElphi Studies (CREDES)

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Dr Saskia Jünger, senior research associate at the Cologne Center for Ethics, Rights, Economics, and Social Sciences of Health (ceres), Germany, explains the background to her longer article selected as … Continue reading

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Shared decision-making about palliative chemotherapy: A conversation about what matters most

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Inge Henselmans, Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, explains the background to her longer article selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the July 2017 issue of Palliative … Continue reading

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Randomised controlled trials involving people nearing death 

Dr Kexin Ang, Consultant, Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore, explains the background to a longer article published in the March/April issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. As is widely known, randomised controlled trials (RCTs) are among … Continue reading

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Big step forward for chronic breathlessness

A world-first international consensus has agreed the term ‘Chronic Breathlessness Syndrome’. Miriam J Johnson and David C Currow explain Chronic breathlessness is common in people with advanced disease and can last for many years. Severe breathlessness is one of the … 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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Cross-national comparisons today and in the future – An interview with Dr Lara Pivodic, winner of the Palliative Medicine Early Researcher Award

  Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognize and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative care research. For the first time one of the three awards is sponsored … Continue reading

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Sympathy, empathy and compassion: Patients can tell the difference – Can you?

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Shane Sinclair PhD, Associate Professor, Cancer Care Research Professorship, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Canada, explains the background to a longer article selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the May … Continue reading

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