» Older Adults’ Perspectives of End of Life After the Death of a Significant Other: A Secondary Analysis
01/12/19 06:00 from Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing - Current Issue
Many older adults have experienced the death of a significant other. Understanding their perspectives from this past experience may heighten nursing insights about the type of care they desire at the end of their lives. The aim of this s...

» Online End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium Core Curriculum for Staff Nurses: An Education Strategy to Improve Clinical Practice
01/12/19 06:00 from Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing - Current Issue
Because of the growing population of patients with serious illness, the demand for specialty palliative care exceeds the resources available. Nurses must be prepared to provide primary palliative care to fill the gap in the availability ...

» The Need for Cultural Inclusivity in Global Palliative Nursing: Caring for Selected Underserved Populations in the United States
01/12/19 06:00 from Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing - Current Issue
It is estimated that 11.1 million people in the United States are living with serious illness, and most people with serious illness need palliative care. Quality palliative care incorporates culturally sensitive care, and with the increa...

» Quality Indicators of End-of-Life Care Among Privately Insured People With Cancer in Brazil
15/11/19 05:34 from
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®, Ahead of Print. Purpose:To examine quality indicators of end-of-life (EOL) care among privately insured people with cancer in Brazil.Methods:We evaluated medical records linked to hea...

» The Berlin Declaration: A Collaborative Roadmap to Advance Global Hospice and Palliative Care
14/11/19 08:00 from
Journal of Palliative Medicine, Ahead of Print.

» Nature of Discussions About Systemic Therapy Discontinuation or Hospice among Patients, Families, and Palliative Care Clinicians during Care for Incurable Cancer: A Qualitative Study
13/11/19 08:00 from
Journal of Palliative Medicine, Ahead of Print.

» The utility of a shortened palliative care screening tool to predict death within 12 months – a prospective observational study in two south African hospitals with a high HIV burden
13/11/19 00:00 from Most Recent Articles: BMC Palliative Care
Timely identification of people who are at risk of dying is an important first component of end-of-life care. Clinicians often fail to identify such patients, thus trigger tools have been developed to assist i...

» Exposure of Medical Students to Palliative Care
12/11/19 03:50 from
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®, Ahead of Print.

» End-of-Life Care of Persons With Alzheimer Disease: An Update for Clinicians
12/11/19 03:50 from
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®, Ahead of Print. While end-of-life (EOL) care has been a relatively common option for patients with terminal cancer, the utilization of EOL care in Alzheimer disease and other dementia...

» Palliative Care for Patients With Hematologic Malignancies in a Low-Middle Income Country: Prevalence of Symptoms and the Need for Improving Quality of Attention at the End of Life
12/11/19 02:05 from
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®, Ahead of Print. Background:Palliative care (PC) for patients with malignant hematological diseases is scarcely documented, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. This study...

» “I Just Feel Like I Always Did”: Inotropic Dependency at End of Life
12/11/19 02:01 from
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®, Ahead of Print. Background:Patients not considered for mechanical circulatory support or heart transplant may be dependent on inotropic therapy at end of life. End-of-life conversatio...

» Spiritual care at the end of life in the primary care setting: experiences from spiritual caregivers - a mixed methods study
09/11/19 00:00 from Most Recent Articles: BMC Palliative Care
Spiritual care is an important aspect of palliative care. In the Netherlands, general practitioners and district nurses play a leading role in palliative care in the primary care setting. When they are unable ...

» Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Use Near the End of Life: A Single-Center Retrospective Study
08/11/19 08:00 from
Journal of Palliative Medicine, Ahead of Print.

» Natural Language Processing to Assess Palliative Care and End-of-Life Process Measures in Patients With Breast Cancer With Leptomeningeal Disease
08/11/19 04:00 from
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®, Ahead of Print. Background:Palliative care consultation during serious life-limiting illness can reduce symptom burden and improve quality of care. However, quantifying the impact of ...

» Buprenorphine for Cancer Pain in Patients With Nonmedical Opioid Use: A Retrospective Study at a Comprehensive Cancer Center
08/11/19 04:00 from
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®, Ahead of Print. Background:Outpatients with cancer commonly have nonmedical opioid use (NMOU) behaviors and use opioids to dull emotional and existential suffering. Buprenorphine is o...

» Examining the Knowledge, Awareness, and Perceptions of Palliative Care in the General Public Over Time: A Scoping Literature Review
06/11/19 04:07 from
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®, Ahead of Print. Background:The field of palliative care (PC) is growing as the world population ages and burden of chronic diseases increases. Thus, it is important that the general p...

» Gone But Here
31/10/19 04:15 from
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®, Ahead of Print.

» “Farewell” to Prognosis in Shared Decision-Making
31/10/19 04:14 from
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®, Ahead of Print. Whether because of a cultural pattern or personal preference, palliative care clinicians encounter persons approaching the end of life who wish to limit or forego prog...

» End-of-Life Communication Between Providers and Family Caregivers of Home Hospice Patients in a Rural US-Mexico Border Community: Caregivers’ Retrospective Perspectives
31/10/19 04:13 from
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®, Ahead of Print. Introduction:Family caregiver–provider communication is essential to making an effective hospice care transition for patients. Despite the importance of this topic, th...

» Effect of caregiving at end of life on grief, quality of life and general health: A prospective, longitudinal, comparative study
29/10/19 12:15 from
Palliative Medicine, Ahead of Print. Background:Determining the effect of caregiving and bereavement remains a challenge. To date, no study has employed a comparison group to investigate caregivers’ grief, quality of life and general hea...

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