Category Archives: RESEARCH

Understanding complexity in palliative care

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE . . . Sophie Pask, PhD Student at Hull York Medical School, UK and Cathryn Pinto, Research Assistant at Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, UK, explain the background to a longer article selected … Continue reading

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Symptomatic hyponatraemia in home-based palliative patients treated with subcutaneous infusions

Ancu Feng Escobar, MD, and Mario Lopez Saca, MD, are members of the multiprofessional team at the Clinica de Cuidados Paliativos, ‘Soporte y control de sintomas del enfermo avanzado’ in San Salvador, El Salvador. Here, they explain the background to … Continue reading

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So Palliative Care Works: What now? Achieving the Routine Integration of Palliative Care in Clinical Practice – An interview with Anna Collins, winner of the 2018 EAPC Early Researcher Award

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 research.  We talk to Anna Collins, winner of the 2018 EAPC Early Researcher … Continue reading

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Integrating palliative care aside curative treatment in hemato-oncological diseases  – An interview with Dr Thomas W LeBlanc, winner of the 2018 EAPC Clinical Impact Award

LIVE FROM THE 10th EAPC WORLD RESEARCH CONGRESS IN BERN . . . 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 … Continue reading

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Future-proofing Dame Cicely Saunders’ Centenary of Change: Integrating Research, Education and Clinical Care

This year’s 10th EAPC World Research Congress celebrates important milestones for palliative care in Europe and the world: 20 years of the EAPC Research Network, the 30th anniversary of the EAPC, as well as the commemoration of the 100th birthday of Dame … Continue reading

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New insights in various impacts of advance care planning

More from members of the ACTION Consortium about their European study that aims to investigate how to support people with advanced cancer to have a conversation about preferences and wishes.  And if you’re attending the 10th EAPC World Research Congress … Continue reading

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What can the ‘Six Ps’ tell us about recruitment issues in palliative care randomised controlled trials?

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE. . . Lesley Dunleavy, a PhD student at the International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK, is using a social marketing approach to better understand barriers and facilitators to recruitment … Continue reading

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