Friday, 4 December 2009

BMJ 1st Dec 2009

End of life care in the acute hospital setting
Polly Edmonds, Rachel Burman, and Wendy Prentice
BMJ 2009;339 b5048

New interim guidance on assisted suicide
Richard Huxtable and Karen Forbes
BMJ 2009;339 b4900

Cases Journal Nov 2009

Chemotherapy with low-dose capecitabine as palliative treatment in a patient with metastatic breast cancer: a case report
Takashi Kawaguchi, Satoru Iwase, Hironori Takeuchi, Ayako Ikeda, Yujiro Kuroda, Naoko Sakata, Megumi Umeda, Kaori Kobara, Tadaharu Matsunaga, Sakae Unezaki, Yoshinori Nagumo
Cases Journal 2009, 2:9081 (24 November 2009)

BMC Palliative Care 3 Nov 2009

Unbearability of suffering at the end of life: the development of a new measuring device, the SOS-V
Kees DM Ruijs, Bregje D Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Gerrit van der Wal, Ad JFM Kerkhof
BMC Palliative Care 2009, 8:16 (3 November 2009)

Palliative & Supportive Care Vol 7 No 3 2009

pp. 269-270
The Congress of Vienna.
Breitbart, W.
pp. 271-280
Reappraisal in the eighth life cycle stage: A theoretical psychoeducational intervention in elderly patients with cancer.
Holland, J.; Poppito, S.; Nelson, C.; Weiss, T.; Greenstein, M.; Martin, A.; Thirakul, P.; Roth, A.
pp. 281-288
Adjusting to pancreatic cancer: Perspectives from first-degree relatives.
Petrin, K.; Bowen, D.J.; Alfano, C.M.; Bennett, R.
pp. 289-298
Quality of life measures (EORTC QLQ-C30 and SF-36) as predictors of survival in palliative colorectal and lung cancer patients.
Grande, G.E.; Farquhar, M.C.; Barclay, S.I.G.; Todd, C.J.
pp. 299-306
Associations with worry about dying and hopelessness in ambulatory ovarian cancer patients.
Shinn, E.H.; Taylor, C.L.C.; Kilgore, K.; Valentine, A.; Bodurka, D.C.; Kavanagh, J.; Sood, A.; Li, Y.; Basen-Engquist, K.
pp. 307-314
The psychological responses of outpatient breast cancer patients before and during first medical consultation.
Okazaki, S.; Iwamitsu, Y.; Masaru, K.; Todoroki, K.; Suzuki, S.; Yamamoto, K.; Hagino, M.; Watanabe, M.; Miyaoka, H.
pp. 315-322
Development and validation of the Family Decision-Making Self-Efficacy Scale.
Nolan, M.T.; Hughes, M.T.; Kub, J.; Terry, P.B.; Astrow, A.; Thompson, R.E.; Clawson, L.; Texeira, K.; Sulmasy, D.P.
pp. 323-330
Validation of the Demoralization Scale in an Irish advanced cancer sample.
Mullane, M.; Dooley, B.; Tiernan, E.; Bates, U.
pp. 331-338
Attitudes of Quebec doctors toward sedation at the end of life: An exploratory study.
Blondeau, D.; Dumont, S.; Roy, L.; Martineau, I.
pp. 339-348
Perspectives on palliative care in Lebanon: Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of medical and nursing specialties.
Huijer, H.A.-S.; Dimassi, H.; Abboud, S.
pp. 349-356
International comparison study on the primary concerns of terminally ill cancer patients in short-term life review interviews among Japanese, Koreans, and Americans.
Ando, M.; Morita, T.; Ahn, S.-H.; Marquez-Wong, F.; Ide, S.
pp. 357-364
Providing care and sharing expertise: Reflections of nurse-specialists in palliative home care.
Arnaert, A.; Wainwright, M.
pp. 365-378
Hope in palliative care: An integrative review.
Kylma, J.; Duggleby, W.; Cooper, D.; Molander, G.