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JAMA Neurol. 2016 May 16. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.0383. [Epub ahead of print] The Association of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Symptoms and the Risk of Falling. Kolb NA, Smith AG, Singleton JR, et al A secondary analysis of a prospective study was performed to determine the association between the symptoms of taxane/platinum chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) and the […]

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Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2016 End-of-life care for people with chronic kidney disease: cause of death, place of death and hospital costs. Kerr M, Matthews B, Medcalf JF, O’Donoghue D. Associations between chronic kidney disease (CKD), place of death and hospital costs in adults with CKD in England in the final 3 years of life. Using […]

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Support Care Cancer. 2016 Patient and health care provider perceptions of cancer-related fatigue and pain. Williams LA, Bohac C, Hunter S, Cella D. Surveys were used to determine the impact of fatigue and pain and compare perceptions of patients with cancer and oncologists/oncology nurses. From a random sample of adult patients from the general US […]

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Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Mar 27. doi: 10.1002/gps.4463. [Epub ahead of print] The management of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in the acute general medical hospital: a longitudinal cohort study. White N, Leurent B, Lord K, et al A longitudinal cohort study of 230 patients with dementia admitted to two UK hospitals assessed […]

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Palliat Med. 2016 Mar 24. pii: 0269216316640421. [Epub ahead of print] Perspectives of people with mild intellectual disabilities on care relationships at the end of life: A group interview study. Bekkema N, de Veer AJ, Hertogh CM, Francke AL. Seven group interviews including 33 people with mild intellectual disabilities in the Netherlands explored care relationships […]

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PLoS One. 2016 Mar 24;11(3):e0151435. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151435. eCollection 2016. Patient Perspectives of Dignity, Autonomy and Control at the End of Life: Systematic Review and Meta-Ethnography. Rodríguez-Prat A, Monforte-Royo C, Porta-Sales J et al In a systematic review and meta-ethnography to explore the relationship between perceived dignity, autonomy and sense of control in patients at the […]

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Cancer. 2016 Mar 28. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29844. [Epub ahead of print] Multicenter cohort study on the survival time of cancer patients dying at home or in a hospital: Does place matter? Hamano J, Yamaguchi T, Maeda I et al In a prospective cohort study in 58 Japanese specialist palliative care services, potential differences in the survival […]

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J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016 Apr 1. pii: S0885-3924(16)30012-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.12.338. [Epub ahead of print] Comparing Unmet Needs to Optimize Quality: Characterizing Inpatient and Outpatient Palliative Care Populations. Hochman MJ, Wolf S, Zafar SY et al A cross-sectional descriptive secondary database analysis of a 10 organization registry of initial palliative care patient consultations was used […]

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Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Jan 19. [Epub ahead of print] Palliative Care for Patients Dying in the ICU with Chronic Lung Disease Compared to Metastatic Cancer. Brown CE, Engelberg RA, Nielsen EL, Curtis JR. To assess differences in planning and delivery of end of life care to patients in intensive care with differing diagnosis, […]

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Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2015 Dec 31. [Epub ahead of print] Delirium Frequency and Risk Factors Among Patients With Cancer in Palliative Care Unit. Şenel G, Uysal N, Oguz G, et al In a single Turkish palliative care unit, 213 consecutive inpatients with mixed cancers (90% advanced/metastatic) prospectively had delirium screened using the Delirium […]

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