Category Archives: RESEARCH

Palliative care nursing and research:  A call to arms to conduct nursing research

Continuing our series to celebrate the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020 and the benefits that nursing and midwifery bring to the health of the global population.  To mark this world first, the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) is delighted … Continue reading

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What paediatric palliative care means for families of children with severe neurological impairment

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM ‘PALLIATIVE MEDICINE’ Sophie Ribbers, M.Sc. Psychology, is a research associate at the Pediatric Palliative Care Center, Children’s and Adolescents’ Hospital Datteln, Department of Children’s Pain Therapy and Paediatric Palliative Care, Faculty of Health, School of … Continue reading

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The palliative care challenge of dementia

St Giles Hospice, in the West Midlands of England, provides palliative care for people with advanced cancer, motor neurone disease, and other terminal illnesses. With a long tradition of working in partnership with other like-minded organisations to provide supportive care, … Continue reading

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Living longer with incurable cancer

Dr Hilde Buiting has worked in the field of oncology and palliative care since 2005. In the past couple of years she has focused on patients living longer with the diagnosis of incurable cancer. In this blog post, she explains to … Continue reading

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To suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune – researching resilience and spirituality

Today, we launch a new series on Spirituality and Palliative Care where we shall look at how people deal with crisis and suffering when confronted with life-threatening disease. In this post, Lukas Radbruch and Cornelia Richter explain how a small group of … Continue reading

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Winning posters from Berlin: Consensus building on health indicators to assess palliative care global development with an international group of experts

As we prepare for the 11th EAPC World Research Congress we are reminded that poster presentations are an essential cornerstone of every one of our congresses. We shall look forward to another batch of outstanding posters in Palermo but meanwhile bring … Continue reading

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Searchlight: How a palliative care literature review shed light on a new career path

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM ‘PALLIATIVE MEDICINE’ Mary Scott is an MSc Candidate at the University of Ottawa and Research Assistant, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, The Bruyère Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Here she explains the background to her research … Continue reading

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