Category Archives: RESEARCH

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

CATCH UP WITH SOME OF OUR ‘PAST POSTS’ – TODAY WE’RE REPUBLISHING ‘EDITOR’S CHOICE’ FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE OF JUNE 2017 – AND YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE FULL ARTICLE FREE OF CHARGE FROM OUR WEBSITE . . . Sabine Pleschberger and … Continue reading

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Understanding funding models in palliative care: Who pays and who provides?

CATCH UP WITH SOME OF OUR ‘PAST POSTS’ – TODAY WE’RE REPUBLISHING OUR ‘EDITOR’S CHOICE’ FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE OF APRIL 2017 – AND THE FULL ARTICLE IS FREE TO DOWNLOAD … Fliss Murtagh, Professor of Palliative Care, Hull York Medical … Continue reading

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What the social sciences have to offer palliative care

Dr Erica Borgstrom, Lecturer in Anthropology and End-of-life Care, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, explains the background to a longer article published in the June issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. In November 2017, a group of 20 … Continue reading

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

CATCH UP WITH SOME OF OUR ‘PAST POSTS’ – TODAY WE ARE REPUBLISHING OUR ‘EDITOR’S CHOICE’ FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE OF SEPTEMBER 2017 … Dr Saskia Jünger, senior research associate at the Cologne Center for Ethics, Rights, Economics, and Social Sciences … Continue reading

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From well-equipped cohort to future research leaders: Preparing the next generation palliative care researchers

In light of the ever-ageing palliative care work-force, including research, a critical question relates to the development of research capacity. There is an urgent need to consider how we prepare the next generation researchers (Philip Larkin et al., 2016). Joni … Continue reading

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

CATCH UP WITH SOME OF OUR ‘PAST POSTS’ – TODAY WE ARE REPUBLISHING OUR ‘EDITOR’S CHOICE’ FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE OF JULY 2017 … Inge Henselmans, Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, explains the background to her … Continue reading

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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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