Thursday, 31 December 2009

BMJ 22 Dec 2009

Doctors’ view of care pathway for dying patients clashes with audit findings
Zosia Kmietowicz
BMJ 2009;339 b3799

International Journal of Palliative Nursing Vol 15 No 11 2009

p. 523
Finding meaning in distress.
Smyth, D.
pp. 524-525
Conducting research in palliative care patients: a burden or an opportunity?.
Preston, N.; Payne, S.; Todd, C.
pp. 526-532
The role of the home-care worker in palliative and end-of-life care in the community setting: a literature review.
Devlin, M.; McIlfatrick, S.
pp. 533-540
Methylnaltrexone: a subcutaneous treatment for opioid-induced constipation in palliative care patients.
Kyle, G.
pp. 541-547
To find inner peace: soft massage as an established and integrated part of palliative care.
Beck, I.; Runeson, I.; Blomqvist, K.
pp. 548-553
Making decisions about care: what it means for hospice inpatients with terminal progressive disease.
Fisher, S.; Colyer, H.
pp. 554-561
Evaluation of the introduction of an advanced care plan into multiple palliative care settings.
Newton, J.; Clark, R.; Ahlquist, P.
pp. 562-565
Supporting cancer patients and their carers: the contribution of art therapy and clinical psychology.
Jones, G.; Browning, M.

Cases Journal 23 Dec 2009

Morphine-induced hallucinations - resolution with switching to oxycodone: a case report and review of the literature
Mursheda Mahbub Chowdhury, Richard Board
Cases Journal 2009, 2:9391 (23 December 2009)
Provisional PDF

BMC Palliative Care

BMC Palliative Care
GPs views on transfer of information about terminally ill patients to the out-of-hours co-operative.
Bart Schweitzer, Nettie Blankenstein, Maartje Willekens, Elmi Terpstra, Paul Giesen, Luc Deliens
BMC Palliative Care 2009, 8:19 (22 December 2009)
Provisional PDF

Associations between successful palliative cancer pathways and community nurse involvement
Mette Asbjoern Neergaard, Peter Vedsted, Frede Olesen, Ineta Sokolowski, Anders Bonde Jensen, Jens Sondergaard
BMC Palliative Care 2009, 8:18 (14 December 2009)
Provisional PDF

Out-of-hours palliative care provided by GP co-operatives: availability, content and effect of transferred information
Bart PM Schweitzer, Nettie Blankenstein, Luc Deliens, Henriette Horst
BMC Palliative Care 2009, 8:17 (28 November 2009)