Category Archives: RESEARCH

The world’s first full-scale occupational therapy trial in people with advanced cancer

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE . . . Marc Sampedro Pilegaard is an occupational therapist at The Research Initiative for Activity Studies and Occupational Therapy, Research Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, … Continue reading

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The role of volunteers supporting people with life-limiting illness in their own homes

Dr Jason Boland, Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Palliative Medicine, and Dr Rachel Fearnley, Honorary Researcher, Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, Hull, UK, explain the background to their longer article in the January/February 2018 issue of … Continue reading

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Final programme for the 10th EAPC World Research Congress now online …

  Ragnhild Green Helgås, on behalf of the scientific committee, gives an update on preparations for the upcoming world research congress in Bern. The 10th World Research Congress of the EAPC in Bern, Switzerland, is just a couple of months … Continue reading

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When demography and illness trumps policy: Why Norwegians continue to die in institutions

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE . . . Jorid Kalseth, Department of Health Research, SINTEF Technology and Society, Trondheim, and Ole Magnus Theisen, Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, explain … Continue reading

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Sharing Stories for Wellbeing

In this new series, The Arts in Palliative Care, we look at how the arts in palliative care settings can be a powerful and effective way of addressing the practical, psychological, social and spiritual issues that face people at the … Continue reading

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What future research is needed to improve care for people with advanced illness and towards the end of life?

Salzburg Public Debate on Palliative and End of Life Care . . . On this, World Science Day for Peace and Development, the #allmylifeQs series launches its final, and perhaps most important, question: What future research is needed to improve … Continue reading

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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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