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RCT | Effect of the family-centered advance care planning for teens with cancer intervention on sustainability of congruence about end-of-life treatment preferences.

22 Sep, 2022 | 13:02h | UTC

Effect of the Family-Centered Advance Care Planning for Teens with Cancer Intervention on Sustainability of Congruence About End-of-Life Treatment Preferences: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

News Release: Advance care planning for adolescents with cancer – University of Minnesota

Commentary: Study Examines Effects of Advance Care Planning for Adolescents With Cancer – The ASCO Post

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Dexamethasone is not effective for the treatment of dyspnea in patients with cancer and increases the risk of adverse events.

13 Sep, 2022 | 13:22h | UTC

Effect of dexamethasone on dyspnoea in patients with cancer (ABCD): a parallel-group, double-blind, randomised, controlled trial – The Lancet Oncology (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Opinion | People with terminal cancer need to know they are dying. Doctors shouldn’t withhold that information.

5 Sep, 2022 | 14:35h | UTC

People with terminal cancer need to know they are dying. Doctors shouldn’t withhold that information – STAT

Related Study: Association of Prognostic Understanding With Health Care Use Among Older Adults With Advanced Cancer: A Secondary Analysis of a Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

 


Measuring quality of dying, death and end-of-life care for children and young people: a scoping review of available tools.

26 Aug, 2022 | 13:14h | UTC

Measuring quality of dying, death and end-of-life care for children and young people: A scoping review of available tools – Palliative Medicine

 


Talking about dying: better conversations at the end of life.

17 Aug, 2022 | 14:14h | UTC

Talking about dying: better conversations at the end of life – Evidently Cochrane

Original Reviews:

Interventions for interpersonal communication about end of life care between health practitioners and affected people – Cochrane Library

Communicating with patients and families about illness progression and end of life: a review of studies using direct observation of clinical practice – BMC Palliative Care

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Addressing palliative care and end-of-life issues in patients with advanced cancer: a systematic review of communication interventions for physicians not specialized in palliative care.

20 Jul, 2022 | 11:40h | UTC

Addressing palliative care and end-of-life issues in patients with advanced cancer: a systematic review of communication interventions for physicians not specialised in palliative care – BMJ Open

 


How doctors manage conflicts with families of critically ill patients during conversations about end-of-life decisions in neonatal, pediatric, and adult intensive care.

4 Jul, 2022 | 12:13h | UTC

How doctors manage conflicts with families of critically ill patients during conversations about end-of-life decisions in neonatal, pediatric, and adult intensive care – Intensive Care Medicine


RCT: Effect of a community health worker intervention on acute care use, advance care planning, and patient-reported outcomes among adults with advanced stages of cancer.

1 Jul, 2022 | 10:58h | UTC

Effect of a Community Health Worker Intervention on Acute Care Use, Advance Care Planning, and Patient-Reported Outcomes Among Adults With Advanced Stages of Cancer: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Oncology (free for a limited period)

See also: Visual Abstract

 


Consensus Recommendations: How-to guide for medication reviews in older adults with cancer.

14 Jun, 2022 | 10:58h | UTC

How-to guide for medication reviews in older adults with cancer: A Young International Society of Geriatric Oncology and Nursing & Allied Health Interest Group initiative – Journal of Geriatric Oncology

Related: Deprescribing in Palliative Cancer Care – Life

 


Integrating palliative care into the ICU: a lasting and developing legacy.

19 May, 2022 | 10:52h | UTC

Integrating palliative care into the ICU: a lasting and developing legacy – Intensive Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Palliative care: An update for internists.

19 May, 2022 | 10:33h | UTC

Palliative care: An update for internists – Cleveland Clinical Journal of Medicine

 


An expert panel Delphi consensus statement on the use of palliative care in the management of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.

5 May, 2022 | 10:17h | UTC

An expert panel Delphi consensus statement on the use of palliative care in the management of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension – Pulmonary Circulation

 


Review: Integrating palliative care into the modern cardiac intensive care unit.

3 May, 2022 | 10:45h | UTC

Integrating palliative care into the modern cardiac intensive care unit: a review – European Heart Journal. Acute Cardiovascular Care

 


AAP Guidance for pediatric end-of-life care.

2 May, 2022 | 00:51h | UTC

Guidance for Pediatric End-of-Life Care – Pediatrics

Related Guidance: End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions: planning and management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


Study Commentary | Palliative and end of life care should not wait for a prediction of death.

28 Apr, 2022 | 10:44h | UTC

Palliative and end of life care should not wait for a prediction of death – National Institute for Health and Care Research

Original Study: Timely community palliative and end-of-life care: a realist synthesis – BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care

 


Primary palliative care recommendations for critical care clinicians.

27 Apr, 2022 | 07:46h | UTC

Primary palliative care recommendations for critical care clinicians – Journal of Intensive Care

 


Palliative care for older people with dementia—we need a paradigm shift in our approach – “Advance care planning (ACP) is a central tenet of good dementia palliative care”.

19 Apr, 2022 | 01:30h | UTC

Palliative care for older people with dementia—we need a paradigm shift in our approach – Age and Ageing

 


Cluster RCT: BABEL (Better tArgeting, Better outcomes for frail ELderly patients) advance care planning: a comprehensive approach to advance care planning in nursing homes.

19 Apr, 2022 | 01:26h | UTC

BABEL (Better tArgeting, Better outcomes for frail ELderly patients) advance care planning: a comprehensive approach to advance care planning in nursing homes: a cluster randomised trial – Age and Ageing

 


State of the Art Review: Prognostication and shared decision making in neurocritical care.

8 Apr, 2022 | 10:53h | UTC

Prognostication and shared decision making in neurocritical care – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Practice review: Evidence-based and effective management of anemia in palliative care patients.

1 Apr, 2022 | 08:21h | UTC

Practice review: Evidence-based and effective management of anaemia in palliative care patients – Palliative Medicine

 


Practice review: Evidence-based management approaches for patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

1 Apr, 2022 | 08:29h | UTC

Evidence-based management approaches for patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): A practice review – Palliative Medicine

 


Practice review: Evidence-based and effective management of fatigue in patients with advanced cancer.

1 Apr, 2022 | 08:26h | UTC

Practice review: Evidence-based and effective management of fatigue in patients with advanced cancer – Palliative Medicine

 


Review | Advanced heart failure: guideline-directed medical therapy, diuretics, inotropes, and palliative care.

31 Mar, 2022 | 08:09h | UTC

Advanced heart failure: guideline-directed medical therapy, diuretics, inotropes, and palliative care – ESC Heart Failure

 


End-of-life care in the cardiac intensive care unit: a contemporary view from the Critical Care Cardiology Trials Network (CCCTN) Registry.

30 Mar, 2022 | 10:08h | UTC

End-of-life care in the cardiac intensive care unit: a contemporary view from the Critical Care Cardiology Trials Network (CCCTN) Registry – European Heart Journal. Acute Cardiovascular Care

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Multidisciplinary evidence-based recommendations for the management of malignant bowel obstruction in advanced cancer.

24 Mar, 2022 | 08:45h | UTC

MASCC multidisciplinary evidence-based recommendations for the management of malignant bowel obstruction in advanced cancer – Supportive Care in Cancer

 


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