Category Archives: RESEARCH

Do relatives think there should be research trials with dying patients?

Although all research requires ethical approval, some people may feel that those who are dying should not be asked if they want to participate in research.  But what do relatives of those dying think about this? For December’s Palliative Medicine’s … Continue reading

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Improving patient comfort when withdrawing mechanical ventilation at the end of life.

There were many highlights at the EAPC 12th World Research Congress, including the excellent posters which were on display.  The overall poster winner was Margaret L. Campbell and colleagues from Wayne State University, United States of America.  For the next … Continue reading

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Integrated Palliative Rehabilitation: ‘The problem is still the word palliative’- Palliative Medicine’s Paper of the Year Award.

We hope you enjoyed the EAPC 12th World Research Congress!  All congress content is available online for delegates until 30th September 2022. There were many highlights from #EAPC2022 but we particularly enjoyed the award presentations, which included Palliative Medicine’s Paper … Continue reading

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Let the children and young people speak! Part 1.

There are just 14 days to go to #EAPC2022! The 12th World Research Congress Online of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) has live sessions on 18 to 20 May 2022, and lots of on-demand content.  Today, we are … Continue reading

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ATLANTES Global Observatory of Palliative Care awarded WHO Collaborating Centre status

The World Health Organisation (WHO) commits to monitoring the international development of palliative care with the collaboration of the ATLANTES Global Observatory of Palliative Care based at the University of Navarra, Spain. Eduardo Garralda, Research Assistant from the Observatory, tells … Continue reading

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