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101. Experiences of healthcare professionals in providing palliative end-of-life care to patients in emergency departments: a systematic review protocol. (PubMed)

Experiences of healthcare professionals in providing palliative end-of-life care to patients in emergency departments: a systematic review protocol. The objective of this review is to identify and synthesize the best available evidence on the experiences of healthcare professionals in providing palliative care to patients at the end of life in emergency departments.

2016 JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports

102. Patient, nursing and medical staff experiences and perceptions of the care of people with palliative esophagogastric cancer: a systematic review of the qualitative evidence. (Full text)

Patient, nursing and medical staff experiences and perceptions of the care of people with palliative esophagogastric cancer: a systematic review of the qualitative evidence. Esophagogastric cancer is the fifth most common malignancy and its incidence is increasing. The disease progresses quickly and five-year survival rates are poor. Treatment with palliative intent is provided for the majority of patients but there remains a lack of empirical evidence on the most effective service models (...) to support esophagogastric cancer patients.The overall objective of this systematic review was to synthesize the best available evidence on the experiences and perceptions of patients and health professionals with regard to the care of people diagnosed with palliative esophagogastric cancer.The review considered studies that included patients diagnosed with palliative esophagogastric cancer and any health professionals involved in the delivery of palliative care to this patient group in a hospital, home

2016 JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports PubMed

103. Subcutaneous Administration of Multiple Medications in Palliative Care Patients: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Subcutaneous Administration of Multiple Medications in Palliative Care Patients: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Subcutaneous Administration of Multiple Medications in Palliative Care Patients: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Subcutaneous Administration of Multiple Medications in Palliative Care Patients: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Subcutaneous Administration of Multiple Medications in Palliative Care Patients: Clinical (...) Effectiveness and Guidelines Published on: October 28, 2016 Project Number: RB1029-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of the subcutaneous administration of multiple medications via one site in palliative care patients? What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the subcutaneous administration of multiple medications for palliative care patients? Key Message No relevant literature

2016 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

104. Experiences of emergency department nurses in providing palliative care to adults with advanced cancer: a systematic review protocol. (PubMed)

Experiences of emergency department nurses in providing palliative care to adults with advanced cancer: a systematic review protocol. The objective of this review is to explore the experiences and perceptions of emergency department nurses in providing palliative care to adults with advanced cancer so as to contribute to the developing knowledge base on this phenomenon and, in turn, inform future practice and policy changes. Specifically, the review question for this qualitative review (...) is as follows: what are the experiences and perceptions of emergency department nurses in providing palliative care to adults with advanced cancer?

2016 JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports

105. The prevalence of burnout in health professionals working in palliative care: a systematic review protocol. (PubMed)

The prevalence of burnout in health professionals working in palliative care: a systematic review protocol. The objective of this review is to examine the evidence on the prevalence of burnout among health professionals working in palliative care.More specifically, the review focuses on the following questions: What is the prevalence of burnout among health professionals working in palliative care? Is there a difference in the prevalence of burnout in different subgroups of health professionals (...) working in palliative care (such as, but not limited to, nurses, physicians, social workers, psychologists)? Is there a difference in the prevalence of burnout among health professionals working in different contexts of palliative care (palliative care units, home care, hospices)?

2016 JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports

106. Older persons' perceptions and experiences of community palliative care: a systematic review of qualitative evidence protocol. (PubMed)

Older persons' perceptions and experiences of community palliative care: a systematic review of qualitative evidence protocol. The objective of this systematic review is to identify and synthesize the best available qualitative evidence on how older persons perceive and experience community palliative care.The specific question is: What are older persons' perceptions and experiences of community palliative care?

2016 JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports

107. Effect of Palliative Care-Led Meetings for Families of Patients With Chronic Critical Illness: A Randomized Clinical Trial. (Full text)

Effect of Palliative Care-Led Meetings for Families of Patients With Chronic Critical Illness: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Family caregivers of patients with chronic critical illness experience significant psychological distress.To determine whether family informational and emotional support meetings led by palliative care clinicians improve family anxiety and depression.A multicenter randomized clinical trial conducted from October 2010 through November 2014 in 4 medical intensive care units (...) (ICUs). Adult patients (aged ≥21 years) requiring 7 days of mechanical ventilation were randomized and their family surrogate decision makers were enrolled in the study. Observers were blinded to group allocation for the measurement of the primary outcomes.At least 2 structured family meetings led by palliative care specialists and provision of an informational brochure (intervention) compared with provision of an informational brochure and routine family meetings conducted by ICU teams (control

2016 JAMA PubMed

108. Palliative Care

Palliative Care ©Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, 2016 Palliative Care in the Outpatient Setting A Comparative Effectiveness Report Final Report April 27, 2016 Completed by: Institute for Clinical and Economic Review ©Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, 2016 Page i AUTHORS: Courtney Cunningham, MPH Program Director Karin Travers, DSc Research Director Rick Chapman, PhD, MS Director of Health Economics Anne Loos, MA Research Associate Erin Lawler, MA Program and Communications (...) Associate Shanshan Liu, MS, MPH Research Associate Steven D. Pearson, MD, MSc President Daniel A. Ollendorf, PhD Chief Scientific Officer DATE OF PUBLICATION: April 27, 2016 ICER would like to thank Rebecca Kirch, JD, Consultant to the Center to Advance Palliative Care for her peer review of the draft report. ©Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, 2016 Page ii About ICER The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) is an independent non-profit research organization that evaluates medical

2016 California Technology Assessment Forum

109. Palliative care in patients with heart failure. (PubMed)

Palliative care in patients with heart failure. Despite advances in cardiac therapy, heart failure (HF) remains a progressive, highly symptomatic, and deadly disease that places great demands on patients, caregivers, and healthcare systems. Palliative care is a multidisciplinary approach to care that focuses on communication, shared decision making, and advance care planning; provides relief from pain and other distressing symptoms; integrates psychological and spiritual aspects of care (...) ; and offers a support system to help families cope during illness and bereavement. Palliative care has applications across the stages of heart failure, including early in the course of illness, often in conjunction with other therapies that are intended to prolong life. However, the incorporation of palliative care into the management of heart failure has been suboptimal for several reasons: uncertainty in the disease trajectory, failure to reward communication between healthcare providers and patients

2016 BMJ

110. Quantitative study?other: Costs incurred by family caregivers of patients with palliative care needs

Quantitative study?other: Costs incurred by family caregivers of patients with palliative care needs Costs incurred by family caregivers of patients with palliative care needs | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers (...) of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Costs incurred by family caregivers of patients with palliative care needs Article Text Nursing issues Quantitative study—other Costs incurred by family caregivers of patients with palliative care needs Ronda G Hughes

2016 Evidence-Based Nursing

111. Optimising palliative and end-of-life care within care home settings

Optimising palliative and end-of-life care within care home settings Optimising palliative and end-of-life care within care home settings | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password (...) * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Optimising palliative and end-of-life care within care home settings Article Text EBN opinion Optimising palliative and end-of-life care within care home settings Gary Mitchell 1 , Alison Twycross 2 Statistics from Altmetric.com Background The World

2016 Evidence-Based Nursing

112. Cohort study: Community palliative care use by dementia sufferers may reduce emergency department use at end of life

Cohort study: Community palliative care use by dementia sufferers may reduce emergency department use at end of life Community palliative care use by dementia sufferers may reduce emergency department use at end of life | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password (...) For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Community palliative care use by dementia sufferers may reduce emergency department use at end of life Article Text Care of the older person Cohort study Community palliative care

2016 Evidence-Based Nursing

113. Integration of Palliative Care Into Standard Oncology Care

Integration of Palliative Care Into Standard Oncology Care Integration of Palliative Care Into Standard Oncology Care: American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline Update | Journal of Clinical Oncology Search in: Menu Article Tools ASCO SPECIAL ARTICLE Article Tools OPTIONS & TOOLS COMPANION ARTICLES No companion articles ARTICLE CITATION DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2016.70.1474 Journal of Clinical Oncology - published online before print October 31, 2016 PMID: Integration (...) of Palliative Care Into Standard Oncology Care: American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline Update x Betty R. Ferrell , x Jennifer S. Temel , x Sarah Temin , x Erin R. Alesi , x Tracy A. Balboni , x Ethan M. Basch , x Janice I. Firn , x Judith A. Paice , x Jeffrey M. Peppercorn , x Tanyanika Phillips , x Ellen L. Stovall , x Camilla Zimmermann , and x Thomas J. Smith Betty R. Ferrell, City of Hope Medical Center, Duarte, CA; Jennifer S. Temel and Jeffrey M. Peppercorn, Massachusetts

2016 American Society of Clinical Oncology Guidelines

114. What are best practice service models in rural areas for the delivery of end of life and palliative care?

What are best practice service models in rural areas for the delivery of end of life and palliative care? Objectives To provide specific, innovative examples of best practice service models for end of life and palliative care services (cancer and non-cancer) in rural areas applicable to the UK. In addition, to: ? Explore potential of new technology (tele-rehabilitation, tele -health, tele-medicine) in enhancing access to and the sustainability of rural services. ? Identify the barriers (...) to success. ? Identify key themes of successful end of life/palliative care services from the perspective of patients, families and their carers. Review Methods A systematic search was conducted across a wide-ranging set of databases: Ovid Medline, including In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations, Ovid Embase, OVID HMIC, Ovid PsycINFO and Ebsco CINAHL. The preliminary search strategy was developed on Ovid Medline using both text words and Medical subject headings from January 2005 to November 2015

2016 Palliative Care Evidence Review Service (PaCERS)

115. Routine Bowel Care for Patients in Long-Term or Palliative Care: Guidelines

Routine Bowel Care for Patients in Long-Term or Palliative Care: Guidelines Routine Bowel Care for Patients in Long-Term or Palliative Care: Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Routine Bowel Care for Patients in Long-Term or Palliative Care: Guidelines Routine Bowel Care for Patients in Long-Term or Palliative Care: Guidelines Published on: December 7, 2015 Project Number: RB0940-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result type (...) : Report Question What are the guidelines for routine bowel care of long-term care seniors and palliative care residents? Key Message Two evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding routine bowel care of long-term care seniors and palliative care residents. Tags constipation, defecation, diarrhea, duodenal obstruction, fecal impaction, fecal incontinence, geriatrics, long-term care, nursing homes, palliative care, palliative Files Rapid Response Summary of Abstracts Published : December 7, 2015

2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

117. Palliative Care. (Full text)

Palliative Care. 26605939 2015 11 27 2018 12 02 1533-4406 373 22 2015 11 26 The New England journal of medicine N. Engl. J. Med. Palliative Care. 2188 10.1056/NEJMc1511946 Hashemian S Mohammadreza SM Beheshti Shahid S Miller James J eng Letter Comment United States N Engl J Med 0255562 0028-4793 AIM IM N Engl J Med. 2015 Aug 20;373(8):747-55 26287850 Critical Illness therapy Humans Palliative Care 2015 11 26 6 0 2015 11 26 6 0 2015 12 15 6 0 ppublish 26605939 10.1056/NEJMc1511946 10.1056

2015 NEJM PubMed

118. Palliative Care. (Full text)

Palliative Care. 26605940 2015 11 27 2018 12 02 1533-4406 373 22 2015 11 26 The New England journal of medicine N. Engl. J. Med. Palliative Care. 2188-9 10.1056/NEJMc1511946 McGovern Terrance T Catapano Anthony A Shroff Ninad N eng Letter Comment United States N Engl J Med 0255562 0028-4793 AIM IM N Engl J Med. 2015 Aug 20;373(8):747-55 26287850 Critical Illness therapy Humans Palliative Care 2015 11 26 6 0 2015 11 26 6 0 2015 12 15 6 0 ppublish 26605940 10.1056/NEJMc1511946 10.1056

2015 NEJM PubMed

119. Antimicrobials at the End of Life: An Opportunity to Improve Palliative Care and Infection Management (Full text)

Antimicrobials at the End of Life: An Opportunity to Improve Palliative Care and Infection Management 26426830 2015 12 24 2018 11 13 1538-3598 314 19 2015 Nov 17 JAMA JAMA Antimicrobials at the End of Life: An Opportunity to Improve Palliative Care and Infection Management. 2017-8 10.1001/jama.2015.13080 Juthani-Mehta Manisha M Yale School of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut. Malani Preeti N PN University of Michigan Health System (...) Anti-Bacterial Agents AIM IM Anti-Bacterial Agents administration & dosage adverse effects Bacterial Infections drug therapy Decision Making Humans Risk Assessment Terminal Care methods Terminally Ill 2015 10 2 6 0 2015 10 2 6 0 2015 12 25 6 0 ppublish 26426830 2451305 10.1001/jama.2015.13080 PMC4675049 NIHMS742212 J Pain Symptom Manage. 1998 Feb;15(2):91-101 9494307 Arch Intern Med. 2008 Feb 25;168(4):357-62 18299489 Arch Intern Med. 2010 Jul 12;170(13):1102-7 20625013 Chest. 2010 Sep;138(3):588

2015 JAMA PubMed

120. Haloperidol for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in palliative care patients. (PubMed)

Haloperidol for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in palliative care patients. Nausea and vomiting are common symptoms in patients with terminal, incurable illnesses. Both nausea and vomiting can be distressing. Haloperidol is commonly prescribed to relieve these symptoms. This is an updated version of the original Cochrane review published in Issue 2, 2009, of Haloperidol for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in palliative care patients.To evaluate the efficacy and adverse events (...) associated with the use of haloperidol for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in palliative care patients.For this updated review, we performed updated searches of CENTRAL, EMBASE and MEDLINE in November 2013 and in November 2014. We searched controlled trials registers in March 2015 to identify any ongoing or unpublished trials. We imposed no language restrictions. For the original review, we performed database searching in August 2007, including CENTRAL, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL and AMED, using

2015 Cochrane