Journal of Palliative Care
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Toward a population-based approach to end-of-life care surveillance in Canada: initial efforts and lessons.
This paper describes a project undertaken by the Hospice Palliative End-of-Life Care Surveillance Team Network--one of four Cancer Surveillance and Epidemiology Networks established by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer in 2009 to create information products that can be used to inform cancer co...
Paramedics' perceptions of their role in palliative care: analysis of focus group transcripts.
Paramedics play an important role in out-of-hospital health care. They provide unscheduled care, assisting both patients with minor injuries and those experiencing life-threatening emergencies. Increasingly, paramedics are called on to manage chronic and complex health needs, includi...
Addressing suffering through an inter-professional online module: learning with, from, and about each other.
Palliative care for people with chronic heart failure: when is it time?
A New Zealand perspective on palliative care for Māori.
Where are the falconers? A meditation on leadership.
Characteristics of referral to a multidisciplinary palliative home care team.
In total, 325 patients (54% male, mean age 71 years, 83% cancer patients) were referred: 25% by their GP, 24% by hospital social workers, and 22% by the patient's family. Median timing of referral was 26 days (IQR 8-78) before death. Patients of 75 years or older were more likely to have been referr...
Attitudes of European physicians toward euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide: a review of the recent literature.
Practising interprofessional team--work from the first day of class: a model for an interprofessional palliative care course.
Are supportive services meeting the needs of Australians with neurodegenerative conditions and their families?
To identify the needs for supportive care/palliative care services of people in Australia with four neurodegenerative disorders--motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease--and the needs of their families; and to determine the extent to which existing suppor...