Category Archives: RESEARCH

Standing on the shoulders of giants – a brief, patient- and proxy-reported outcome measure in advanced illness

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM ‘PALLIATIVE MEDICINE’… Fliss Murtagh is Professor of Palliative Care and Associate Director of the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre, and Academic Training Programme Director – North & East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire, UK. Here, she explains the … Continue reading

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Understanding complexity in palliative care

CATCH UP WITH SOME OF OUR ‘PAST POSTS’. TODAY, WE’RE DELIGHTED TO REPUBLISH ANOTHER FAVOURITE POST WHICH WAS SELECTED AS  ‘EDITOR’S CHOICE’ FROM THE JUNE 2018 ISSUE OF  ‘PALLIATIVE MEDICINE’. AND THERE’S A FREE COPY OF THE FULL-TEXT ARTICLE TO … Continue reading

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‘Palliative Medicine’ impact factor increases to 4.956

People are citing research papers in ‘Palliative Medicine’ more than ever before. Editor-in-Chief, Professor Catherine Walshe, puts it down to the great research submitted and the teamwork of editors, reviewers and publishers. Palliative Medicine, the research journal of the European … Continue reading

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Pilot testing the first version of the EAPC basic dataset

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE … A lack of common criteria to describe a palliative care cancer population in studies has led to the development of the first version of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) basic … Continue reading

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‘So isolation comes in, discrimination and you find many people dying quietly without any family support’: Accessing palliative care for key populations

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE … Jenny Hunt, Katherine Bristowe, Sybille Chidyamatare and Richard Harding explain the background to their longer article published in the June issue of ‘Palliative Medicine’. We were delighted with the selection of our publication as ‘Editor’s … Continue reading

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Older people, palliative care and multiple perspectives: My contributions and future directions. An interview with Dr Maria Heckel PhD, winner of the 2019 EAPC Palliative Medicine Early Researcher Award

Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognise and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative care research.  We talk to Dr Maria Heckel, PhD, winner of the 2019 … Continue reading

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Building a palliative care research career across borders: An interview with Dr Geana Paula Kurita, winner of the 2019 EAPC Post-doctoral Award

LIVE FROM THE 16TH EAPC WORLD CONGRESS IN BERLIN … Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognise and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative care research.  We … Continue reading

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