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Review Collection: End-of-life

24 reviews

2014

Guo Q1, Jacelon CS. An integrative review of dignity in end-of-life care. Palliat Med. 2014 Mar 31. [Epub ahead of print]

2011

Bloomer MJ,Moss C,Cross WM. End-of-Life care in acute hospitals: An integrative literature review. J Nurs Healthcare Chronic Illness. 2011 Feb;3(3):165-73.

Burkle CM, Schipper AM, Wijdicks EFM. Brain death and the courts. Neurology. 2011 Mar 1;76(9):837-41.

Chan RJ, Webster J. A Cochrane review of the effects of end-of-life care pathways: Do they improve patient outcomes? Aust J Cancer Nurs. 2011 Nov;12(2):26-30.

Dalacorte RR, Rigo JC, Dalacorte A. Pain management in the elderly at the end of life. N Am J Med Sci. 2011 Aug;3(8):348-54.

Phillips JL, Halcomb EJ, Davidson PM. End-of-life care pathways in acute and hospice care: an integrative review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 May;41(5):940-55. Epub 2011 Mar 12.

Watts T. Initiating end-of-life care pathways: a discussion paper. J Adv Nurs. 2012 Oct;68(10):2359-70. Epub 2011 Dec 29.

2010

Parsons C, Hughes CM, Passmore AP, Lapane KL. Withholding, discontinuing and withdrawing medications in dementia patients at the end of life: a neglected problem in the disadvantaged dying? Drugs Aging. 2010 Jun 1;27(6):435-49.

Simoens S, Kutten B, Keirse E, Berghe PV, Beguin C, Desmedt M, Deveugele M, Léonard C, Paulus D, Menten J. The costs of treating terminal patients. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2010 Sep;40(3):436-48. Epub 2010 Jun 25.

2009

Harris DG, Noble SI. Management of terminal hemorrhage in patients with advanced cancer: a systematic literature review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009 Dec;38(6):913-27. Epub.

Kintzel PE, Chase SL, Thomas W, Vancamp DM, Clements EA. Anticholinergic medications for managing noisy respirations in adult hospice patients. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2009 Mar 1;66(5):458-64.

Odell M, Victor C, Oliver D. Nurses' role in detecting deterioration in ward patients: systematic literature review. J Adv Nurs. 2009 Oct;65(10):1992-2006.

Saposnik G, Basile VS, Young GB. Movements in brain death: a systematic review. Can J Neurol Sci. 2009 Mar;36(2):154-60.

2008

Wee B, Hillier R. Interventions for noisy breathing in patients near to death. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008 Jan 23;(1):CD005177.

2007

Bavin L. Artificial rehydration in the last days of life: is it beneficial? Int J Palliat Nurs. 2007 Sep;13(9):445-9.

Campbell ML. How to withdraw mechanical ventilation: a systematic review of the literature. AACN Adv Crit Care. 2007 Oct-Dec;18(4):397-403.

de Graeff A, Dean M. Palliative sedation therapy in the last weeks of life: a literature review and recommendations for standards. J Palliat Med. 2007 Feb;10(1):67-85.

Engstrom J, Bruno E, Holm B, Hellzen O. Palliative sedation at end of life - a systematic literature review. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2007 Feb;11(1):26-35. Epub 2006 Jul 14.

2005

Lawrey H. Hyoscine vs. glycopyrronium for drying respiratory secretions in dying patients. Br J Community Nurs. 2005 Sep;10(9):421-4, 426.
 
Plonk WM, Arnold RM. Terminal care: the last weeks of life. J Palliat Med. 2005 Oct;8(5):1042-54.

2004

Kehl KA. Treatment of terminal restlessness: a review of the evidence. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2004;18(1):5-30.
2003
 
Clarke EB, Curtis JR, Luce JM, Levy M, Danis M, Nelson J, Solomon MZ; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Critical Care End-Of-Life Peer Workgroup Members. Quality indicators for end-of-life care in the intensive care unit. Crit Care Med. 2003 Sep;31(9):2255-62.

2002

Bennett M, Lucas V, Brennan M, Hughes A, O’Donnell, Wee B; Association for Palliative Medicine's Science Committee. Using anti-muscarinic drugs in the management of death rattle: evidence based guidelines for palliative care. Palliat Med. 2002 Sep;16(5):369-74.  

2001

Cowan JD, Walsh D. Terminal sedation in palliative medicine--definition and review of the literature. Support Care Cancer. 2001 Sep;9(6):403-7.

1996

Burge FI. Dehydration and provision of fluids in palliative care. What is the evidence? Can Fam Physician. 1996 Dec;42:2383-8.
 
Last updated 30 April 2014