Category Archives: RESEARCH

Guest editing a focused issue on outcome measurement for advanced disease patients

Bárbara Antunes, Portugal, and Claudia Bausewein, Germany, explain how their longstanding interest in outcome measurement has led to their guest editing the current issue of an open access focused issue of the Annals of Palliative Medicine. I’m a clinical psychologist … Continue reading

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Too Little, Too Late: How we fail vulnerable Canadians as they die and what to do about it

This new series is about palliative care in the context of being ‘homeless’ which may include sleeping on the streets, living in a hostel or ‘sofa surfing’. In the coming weeks, we look at the implications of providing palliative care and … Continue reading

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The joy of research collaboration: Some practical pointers

This week marks the 22nd International Congress on Palliative Care in Montreal, Canada. Today, Sheila Payne, Emeritus Professor, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK, will be speaking on research collaboration at a special seminar at the congress. Here, … Continue reading

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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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