Latest Reviews list

April 2024

Abu-Odah H, Wang M, Su JJ, Collard-Stokes G, Sheffield D, Molassiotis A. Effectiveness of dance movement therapy and dance movement interventions on cancer patients' health-related outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Support Care Cancer. 2024 Mar 19;32(4):235.

Akbas Uysal D, Senuzun Aykar F. Effect of music and aromatherapy applied in palliative care on symptom management: A systematic review (798kb pdf). Int J Caring Sci. 2024;17(1):179-184.

Alikan B, Can G. Evidence-based nonpharmacological symptom management of palliative care in advanced and metastatic cancer patients: A systematic review. Florence Nightingale J Nurs. 2024;32(1):90-98.

Almalki N, Boyle B, O'Halloran P. What helps or hinders effective end-of-life care in adult intensive care units in middle eastern countries? A systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2024 Apr 1;23(1):87.

Athanasiou K, Vasilopoulos G, Kelesi-Stavropoulou M, Pilikandrioti M, Dousis E. Exploring bereavement in pediatric nursing: A systematic review (443kb pdf). Int J Caring Sci. 2024;17(1):481-491.

Barros-Lane L, Germany A, Smith P, Stovall T. A socioecological examination of the challenges associated with young widowhood: A systematic review. Omega (Westport). 2024:302228241227996.

Basile I, Consolo L, Colombo S, Rusconi D, Rampichini F, Lusignani M. Technology to support older adults in home palliative care: A scoping review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2024 Jun;41(6):673-690.

Belur AD, Mehta A, Bansal M, Wieruszewski PM, Kataria R, Saad M, et al. Palliative care in the cardiovascular intensive care unit: A systematic review of current literature. Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2024 Mar 24:S1553-8389(24)00112-X.

Bhattacharyya DS, Hossain MH, Dutta GK, Snigdha MF, Nowrin I, Saif-Ur-Rahman KM. Service coverage and health workforce allocation strategies for geriatric and palliative care in low and middle-income countries: A systematic review. Health Sci Rev. 2024;11:100166.

Bigger SE, Foreman RA, Keinath C, Towsley GL. Transitions between skilled home health and hospice for persons living with dementia: a systematic review of literature. Ann Palliat Med. 2024 Mar 12:apm-23-524.

Braun IM, Bohlke K, Abrams DI, Anderson H, Balneaves LG, Bar-Sela G, et al. Cannabis and cannabinoids in adults with cancer: ASCO guideline. J Clin Oncol. 2024 May 1;42(13):1575-1593.

Cavalcante-Santos LM, de Oliveira AM, da Silva EV, Rodrigues JPV, Pereira LRL, Varallo FR. What types of clinical interventions do pharmacists carry out in hospitals for patients receiving palliative care? Prog Palliat Care. 2024;32(2):84-92.

Choi HR, Ho MH, Lin CC. Navigating tensions when life-sustaining treatment is withdrawn: A thematic synthesis of nurses' and physicians' experiences. J Clin Nurs. 2024 Jun;33(6):2337-2356.

Corcoran E, Bird M, Batchelor R, Ahmed N, Nowland R, Pitman A. The association between social connectedness and euthanasia and assisted suicide and related constructs: Systematic review. BMC Public Health. 2024 Apr 16;24(1):1057.

Cotton A, Sayers J, Green H, Magann L, Paulik O, Sikhosana N, et al. Older persons' perceptions and experiences of community palliative care: A systematic review of qualitative evidence. JBI Evidence Synthesis. 2024 Feb 1;22(2):234-272.

Cress AE. Psychiatry and interdisciplinary pediatric palliative care: A scoping review. Ann Palliat Med. 2024 Mar;13(2):415-427.

Filipe CB, Carreira NR, Reis-Pina P. Optimizing breathlessness management in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Insights from a comprehensive systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2024 Apr 16;23(1):100.

Forward C, Bayley Z, Walker L, Krygier J, White C, Mwaba K, et al. Needs and experiences of homecare workers when supporting people to live at home at the end of life: A rapid review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2024:spcare-2023-004737.

Geng S, Zhang L, Zhang Q, Wu Y. Ethical dilemmas for palliative care nurses: Systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2024 Mar 27.

Ginggeaw S, LeBlanc R. The determinants of actual place of death among noncancer patients with end-stage chronic health conditions: A scoping review. Palliat Care Soc Pract. 2024 Mar 19;18:26323524241236964.

Heidari Gorji MA, Ghorbani Vajargah P, Salami Kohan K, Mollaei A, Falakdami A, Goudarzian AH, et al. The relationship between spirituality and religiosity with death anxiety among cancer patients: A systematic review. J Relig Health. 2024 Mar 31.

Hoff T, Trovato K, Kitsakos A. Hospice satisfaction among patients, family, and caregivers: A systematic review of the literature. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2024 Jun;41(6):691-705.

Kaganda Bomboka V, Galietta E, Donati CM, Cellini F, Rossi R, Buwenge M, et al. Assessing the effectiveness of palliative radiotherapy for painful bone metastases in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2024 Apr 5.

Kao TW, Chen ZW, Lin YH. Anticoagulation for patients with concomitant atrial fibrillation and end-stage renal disease: A systematic review and network meta-analysis. J Am Heart Assoc. 2024 Apr 16;13(8):e034176.

Komischke-Konnerup KB, Zachariae R, Boelen PA, Marello MM, O'Connor M. Grief-focused cognitive behavioral therapies for prolonged grief symptoms: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2024 Apr;92(4):236-248.

Lechner-Meichsner F, Comtesse H, Olk M. Prevalence, comorbidities, and factors associated with prolonged grief disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder and complex posttraumatic stress disorder in refugees: A systematic review. Confl Health. 2024 Apr 16;18(1):32.

Li Y, Hung V, Ho K, Kavalieratos D, Warda N, Zimmermann C, et al. The validity of patient-reported outcome measures of quality of life in palliative care: A systematic review. J Palliat Med. 2024 Apr;27(4):545-562.

Ma Z, Li H, Zhang Y, Zhang L, Huang G, Zhang Y, et al. Prevalence of aggressive care among patients with cancer near the end of life: A systematic review and meta-analysis. EClinicalMedicine. 2024 Mar 21;71:102561.

Mair APA, Nimbley E, McConachie D, Goodall K, Gillespie-Smith K. Understanding the neurodiversity of grief: A systematic literature review of experiences of grief and loss in the context of neurodevelopmental disorders. Rev J Autism Dev Disord. 2024 Apr 3.

Mayers T, Sakamoto A, Inokuchi R, Hanari K, Ring HZ, Tamiya N. Situation, education, innovation, and recommendation: A large-scale systematic review of advance care planning in the age of COVID-19. Healthcare (Basel). 2024 Mar 15;12(6):667.

McCarthy B, Timmins F, Eustace-Cook J, Connolly M. Informal caregivers' experiences of transitioning during end-of-life care-A scoping review. J Adv Nurs. 2024 May;80(5):1719-1731.

Paterson C, Roberts C, Blackburn J, Jojo N, Northam HL, Wallis E, et al. Understanding the needs and preferences for cancer care among First Nations people: An integrative review. J Adv Nurs. 2024 May;80(5):1776-1812.

Pusa S, Baxter R, Andersson S, Fromme EK, Paladino J, Sandgren A. Core competencies for serious illness conversations: An integrative systematic review. J Palliat Care. 2024 Apr 1:8258597241245022.

Riera-Negre L, Rosselló MR, Verger S. Enhancing quality of life in pediatric palliative care: Insights, challenges, and future directions—a systematic review. Health Socl Care Community. 2024 Apr 23;2024:1-14.

Stadnyk A, Casimiro HJ, Reis-Pina P. Mindfulness on symptom control and quality of life in patients in palliative care: A systematic review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2024 jun;41(6):706-714.

Taheri-Ezbarami Z, Jafaraghaee F, Sighlani AK, Mousavi SK. Core components of end-of-life care in nursing education programs: A scoping review. BMC Palliat Care. 2024 Mar 28;23(1):82.

Wang Y, Koffman J, Gao W, Zhou Y, Chukwusa E, Curcin V. Social media for palliative and end-of-life care research: A systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2024 Apr 9:spcare-2023-004579.

Ward C, Montgomery K. End-of-life planning and the influence of socioeconomic status among black americans: A systematic review. J Hosp Palliat Care. 2024;27(1):21-30.

Weber V, Hübner A, Pflock S, Schamberger L, Somasundaram R, Boehm L, et al. Advance directives in the emergency department–a systematic review of the status quo. BMC Health Serv Res. 2024 Apr 3;24(1):426.

Wilkin K, Fang ML, Sixsmith J. Implementing advance care planning in palliative and end of life care: A scoping review of community nursing perspectives. BMC Geriatrics. 2024 Mar 28;24(1):294.

Yang X, Li X, Jiang S, Yu X. Effects of telemedicine on informal caregivers of patients in palliative care: Systematic review and meta-analysis. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2024 Apr 8;12:e54244.



March 2024

Anagnostou D. Dignity therapy improves the well-being of patients with palliative care needs: A systematic review. Evid Based Nurs. 2024 Feb 27:ebnurs-2023-103921.

Gauchez L, De Wolf I, Harnie S, Gijsberts MJ, Van Ginderdeuren F, Bernardi M, et al. The role of the physiotherapist in palliative care in oncology patients: A systematic review. J Cancer Rehabil. 2024;7(1):23-42.

Getie A, Ayalneh M, Aytenew TM, Bimerew M, Wondmieneh A. Attitude of nurses towards palliative care and its associated factors in ethiopia, systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Palliat Care. 2024;23(1):67.

Gillespie K, McConnell T, Roulston A, Potvin N, Ghiglieri C, Gadde I, et al. Music therapy for supporting informal carers of adults with life-threatening illness pre- and post-bereavement; a mixed-methods systematic review. BMC Palliative Care. 2024;23(1).

González-Jaramillo V, Luethi N, Egloff M, Roa-Díaz ZM, González-Jaramillo N, Díaz-Ríos C, et al. Outcomes of care during the last month of life: A systematic review to inform the development of a core outcome set. Ann Palliat Med. 2024 Mar 7:apm-23-435.

Hickman E, Almaqhawi A, Gillies C, Khunti K, Seidu S. Beliefs, practices, perceptions and motivations of healthcare professionals on medication deprescribing during end-of-life care: A systematic review. Prim Care Diabetes. 2024 Mar 5.

Hughes MC, Vernon E, Egwuonwu C, Afolabi O. Measuring decision aid effectiveness for end-of-life care: A systematic review. PEC Innovation. 2024 Mar 13;4:100273.

Jawed A, Comer AR. Disparities in end-of-life care for racial minorities: A narrative review. Ann Palliat Med. 2024 Mar;13(2):309-321.

Kammin V, Fraser L, Flemming K, Hackett J. Experiences of music therapy in paediatric palliative care from multiple stakeholder perspectives: A systematic review and qualitative evidence synthesis. Palliat Med. 2024 Mar; 38(3):264-378.

Kocot E, Ferrero A, Shrestha S, Dubas-Jakóbczyk K. End-of-life expenditure on health care for the older population: A scoping review. Health Econ Rev. 2024;14(1):17.

Ng YH, Jiao K, Suen MHP, Wang J, Chow AYM. The role of the social environment on dementia caregivers' pre-death grief: A mixed- methods systematic review. Death Stud. 2024 Mar 18:1-20.

Punnett G, Eastwood C, Green L, Yorke J. A systematic review of the effectiveness of decision making interventions on increasing perceptions of shared decision making occurring in advanced cancer consultations. Patient Educ Couns. 2024 Jun;123:108.

Rabben J, Vivat B, Fossum M, Rohde GE. Shared decision-making in palliative cancer care: A systematic review and metasynthesis. Palliat Med. 2024 Mar 13:2692163241238384.

Rudy L, Lacroix E. Substance use disorders in hospice palliative care: A narrative review of challenges and a case for physician intervention. Palliat Support Care. 2024 Feb 29:1-9.

Tan S, Ng JS, Tang C, Stretton B, Kovoor J, Gupta A, et al. Subcutaneous sodium valproate in palliative care: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2024 Mar 5:2692163241234597.

Tark A, Estrada LV, Stone PW, Baernholdt M, Buck HG. Systematic review of conceptual and theoretical frameworks used in palliative care and end-of-life care research studies. Palliat Med. 2023 Jan;37(1):10-25.

Umberfield EE, Fields MC, Lenko R, Morgan TP, Adair ES, Fromme EK, et al. An integrative review of the state of polst science: What do we know and where do we go? J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2024 Apr;25(4):557-564.e8.

van Teunenbroek KC, Mulder RL, Ahout IML, Bindels-de Heus K, Delsman-van Gelder CM, Galimont-Collen AFS, et al. A dutch paediatric palliative care guideline: A systematic review and evidence-based recommendations for symptom treatment. BMC Palliat Care. 2024 Mar 13;23(1):72.

Wang SJ, Hu WY, Chang YC. Question prompt list intervention for patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Support Care Cancer. 2024 Mar 16;32(4):231.


February 2024

Bandieri E, Borelli E, Bigi S, Mucciarini C, Gilioli F, Ferrari U, et al. Positive psychological well-being in early palliative care: A narrative review of the roles of hope, gratitude, and death acceptance. Curr Oncol. 2024; 31(2):672-684.

Blackburn J, Waring G, Turner M, Currell K, Caress AL. Exploring the impact of bereavement during the covid-19 pandemic on children and young people: A scoping review. Compr Child Adolesc Nurs. 2024;47(1):55-67.

Chambergo-Michilot D, Becerra-Gonzales VG, Kittipibul V, Colombo R, Bravo-Jaimes K. Racial differences in hospice care outcomes among patients with advanced heart failure: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Cardiol. 2024.

Choi HR, Ho MH, Lin CC. Futile life-sustaining treatment in the intensive care unit - nurse and physician experiences: Meta-synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2024;14(1):36-46.

Correa-Morales JE, Mantilla-Manosalva N, Rodríguez-Cardona X, Bedoya-Muñoz LJ, Florez-Vargas B, León MX, et al. Guided imagery for symptom management of patients with life-limiting illnesses: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. J Palliat Med. 2024 Feb 13.

Diaz MA, Bickenbach JE, Sabariego C, Bernard RM. Qualitative methodological approaches involving participants with intellectual disabilities: Scoping review of literature exploring death and dying. J Appl Res Intellect Disabil. 2024;37(2):e13119.

Foo BMY, Sharpe L, Clayton JM, Wiese M, Menzies RE. The role of psychologists in supporting illness-related dying and death: A systematic mixed studies review. Clinical psychology review. 2024:102393.

Goodrich J, Watson C, Gaczkowska I, Harding R, Evans C, Firth A, et al. Understanding patient and family utilisation of community-based palliative care services out-of-hours: Additional analysis of systematic review evidence using narrative synthesis. PLoS One. 2024;19(2):e0296405.

Law B, Windsor J, Connor S, Koea J, Srinivasa S. Best supportive care in advanced pancreas cancer: A systematic review to define a patient-care bundle. ANZ J Surg. 2024 Feb 17.

Letzner RD. Death anxiety in connection to anxiety and depressive disorders: A meta-analysis on emotional distress in clinical and community samples. Death Studies. 2024;48(4):393-406.

Martins H, Romeiro J, Casaleiro T, Vieira M, Caldeira S. Insights on spirituality and bereavement: A systematic review of qualitative studies. J Clin Nurs. 2024 Feb 12.

Nahm SH, Subramaniam S, Stockler MR, Kiely BE. Timing of prognostic discussions in people with advanced cancer: A systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2024;32(2):127.

Ng GMC, Bourassa M-H, Patel H. How do children with medical complexity die? A scoping review. J Palliat Med. 2024 Jan 29.

Pinto S, Lopes S, de Sousa AB, Delalibera M, Gomes B. Patient and family preferences about place of end-of-life care and death: An umbrella review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2024 Jan 17.

Pointon S, Collins A, Philip J. Introducing palliative care in advanced cancer: A systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2024 Feb 2.

Saladino V, Verrastro V, Calaresi D, Barberis N. The effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for prolonged grief symptoms in children and adolescents: A systematic review. Int J Stress Manage. 2024;3(1):66-85.

Steindal SA, Hofsø K, Aagaard H, Mariussen KL, Andresen B, Christensen VL, et al. Non-invasive ventilation in the care of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with palliative care needs: A scoping review. BMC Palliat Care. 2024;23(1):27.

Tafazoli A, Cronin-Wood K. Pediatric oncology hospice: A comprehensive review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2024:10499091241227609.

Tan M, Ding J, Johnson CE, Cook A, Huang C, Xiao L, et al. Stages of readiness for advance care planning: Systematic review and meta-analysis of prevalence rates and associated factors. Int J Nurs Stud. 2024 Mar;151.

Wicaksono RB, Muhaimin A, Willems DL, Pols J. Family perspectives on key elements of good home palliative care in south and southeast asia: A scoping review. Home Health Care Manage Pract. 2024:10848223231224779.

Xu H, Stjernswärd S, Glasdam S, Fu C. Circumstances affecting patients' euthanasia or medically assisted suicide decisions from the perspectives of patients, relatives, and healthcare professionals: A qualitative systematic review. Death Stud. 2024;48(4):326-351.

Young J, Lyons A, Egan R, Dew K. Embodied decisions unfolding over time: A meta-ethnography systematic review of people with cancer's reasons for delaying or declining end-of-life care. BMC Palliat Care. 2024;23(1):45.

January 2024

Abu-Odah H, Su JJ, Wang M, Sheffield D, Molassiotis A. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the effectiveness of expressive writing disclosure on cancer and palliative care patients’ health-related outcomes. Support Care Cancer. 2024;32(1):1-31.

Dinneen JD, Krtalić M, Davoudi N, Hellmich H, Ochsner C, Bressel P. Information science and the inevitable: A literature review at the intersection of death and information management. J Assoc Inf Sci Technol. 2023 Dec 28.

Golmohammadi M, Ebadi A, Ashrafizadeh H, Rassouli M, Barasteh S. Factors related to advance directives completion among cancer patients: A systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2024;23(1):3.

Hanauer C, Telaar B, Rosner R, Doering BK. The efficacy of psychosocial interventions for grief symptoms in bereaved children and adolescents: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Affect Disord. 2024 Jan 11.

Kirkpatrick H, Buccheri RK, Sharifi C. Advance care planning engagement strategies for primary care providers seeing diverse patient populations: A scoping review. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2024;26(1):E20-e29.

Liang HJ, Xiong Q, Remawi BN, Preston N. Taiwanese family members' bereavement experience following an expected death: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. BMC Palliat Care. 2024;23(1):14.

Llop-Medina L, Ródenas-Rigla F, Gallego-Valadés A, Garcés-Ferrer J. Factorial structure of quality of life, satisfaction with caregiving and caregiver burden in palliative care: A systematic review. Nurs Open. 2024;11(1).

Lyons-Rahilly T, Meskell P, Carey E, Meade E, D OS, Coffey A. Exploring the experiences of women living with metastatic breast cancer [mbc]: A systematic review of qualitative evidence. PLoS One. 2024;19(1):e0296384.

Nankundwa E, Mukeshimana M, Kanazayire C, Margaret F. Experiences of patients with advanced chronic disease transitioning to palliative care in low-and middle-income countries: A scoping review. Rwanda J Med Health Sci. 2023;6(3):411-422.

Pedraza EC, Vokinger AK, Cleves D, Michel G, Wrigley J, Baker JN, et al. Grief and bereavement support for parents in low- or middle-income countries: A systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2024 Jan 18.

Piracha NZ, Nickel LB, Quryshi A, Salah R, Padela AI. Muslims and end-of-life healthcare in non-muslim majority nations: A systematic literature review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2024 Jan 11.

Qualls KA, Svynarenko R, Cozad MJ, Keim-Malpass J, Huang G, Lindley LC. Geographic information systems utilization in pediatric end-of-life research: A scoping review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2024;41(2):216-227.

Roberts A. A two-phase qualitative enquiry into storytelling's potential to support palliative care patient-led change, using a systematic review approach. Omega. 2024:302228231223270.

Ruiz-Gil T, Ródenas-Rigla F. Quality of care in pediatric palliative care: A scoping review. Children (Basel). 2023; 10(12).

Schröder J, Riiser K, Holmen H. The needs of healthcare personnel who provide home-based pediatric palliative care: A mixed method systematic review. BMC Health Serv Res. 2024;24(1):45.

Smirnova N, Lange AV, Glickman A, Desanto K, McDermott CL, Sullivan DR, et al. Criteria for enrollment of patients with COPD in palliative care trials: A systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2024 Jan 25:S0885-3924(24)00046-0.

Takahashi Y, Utsumi S, Fujizuka K, Suzuki H, Nakamura M. Factors associated with healthcare providers' satisfaction with end-of-life care in the intensive care unit: A systematic review. Anaesth Crit Care Pain Med. 2024;43(1).

van Veen S, Drenth H, Hobbelen H, Finnema E. Non-pharmacological interventions feasible in the nursing scope of practice for pain relief in palliative care patients: A systematic review. Palliat Care Soc Pract. 2024 Jan 10:18.

Walbaum C, Philipp R, Oechsle K, Ullrich A, Vehling S. Existential distress among family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychooncology. 2024;33(1):e6239.

Wu Y, Zhang X. Examining conversation analysis in palliative care: A systematic review. Health Commun. 2024 Jan 2:1-12.

Zhishan X, Jinfeng D, Jingjing J, Siyuan T, Chongmei H. Screening instruments for early identification of unmet palliative care needs: A systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023:spcare-2023-004465.

December 2023

Arian M, Hajiabadi F, Amini Z, Oghazian MB, Valinejadi A, Sahebkar A. Introduction of various models of palliative oncology care: A systematic review. Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2023 Dec 28.

Atreya S, Datta SS, Salins N. Using social constructivist learning theory to unpack general practitioners' learning preferences of end-of-life care: A systematically constructed narrative review. Indian J Palliat Care. 2023;29(4):368-374.

Beheshtaeen F, Torabizadeh C, Khaki S, Abshorshori N, Vizeshfar F. Moral distress among critical care nurses before and during the covid-19 pandemic: A systematic review. Nurs Ethics. 2023 Dec 20:9697330231221196.

Buchan EJ, Haywood A, Syrmis W, Good P. Medically assisted hydration for adults receiving palliative care. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2023;12(12):Cd006273.

Burks CE, Salaami O, Cantrell SE, Sharda NK, Yanamadala M. A systematic review of the effects of advance care planning interventions in nursing homes. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2023;24(12):1809-1809.

Butler H, Gott M, Prebble DK, Fortune DS, Robinson DJ. Palliative care research utilising intersectionality: A scoping review. BMC Palliat Care. 2023;22(1):1-16.

Buur C, Zachariae R, Komischke-Konnerup KB, Marello MM, Schierff LH, O'Connor M. Risk factors for prolonged grief symptoms: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Psychol Rev. 2023;107:102375.

Chandra A, Debnath A, Nongkynrih B. Palliative care need in India: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Indian J Palliat Care. 2023;29(4):375-387.

Colquhoun-Flannery E, Goodwin D, Walshe C. How clinicians recognise people who are dying: An integrative review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2023:104666.

Craig S, Cao Y, McMahon J, Anderson T, Stark P, Brown Wilson C, et al. Exploring the holistic needs of people living with cancer in care homes: An integrative review. Healthcare (Basel). 2023;11(24):3166.

de Vries S, Verhoef MJ, Vervoort SCJM, van der Linden YM, Teunissen SCCM, de Graaf E. Barriers and facilitators that hospital clinicians perceive to discuss the personal values, wishes, and needs of patients in palliative care: A mixed-methods systematic review. Palliat Care Soc Pract. 2023;17.

Donkor A, Ayitey JA, Adotey PN, Ofori EO, Kitson-Mills D, Vanderpuye V, et al. Mobile-based application interventions to enhance cancer control and care in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review. Int J Public Health. 2023;68:1606413.

Fischer C, Bednarz D, Simon J. Methodological challenges and potential solutions for economic evaluations of palliative and end-of-life care: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2023:2692163231214124.

Fuglsang CMB, Johnsen EMW, Dieperink KB. How nurses can support families where a person with serious illness is living at home: A scoping review. Health Soc Care Community. 2023;2023:9595254.

Greenfield K, Schoth DE, Hain R, Bailey S, Mott C, Rajapakse D, et al. A rapid systematic review of breakthrough pain definitions and descriptions. Br J Pain. 2023.

Ham L, Slotman E, Burghout C, Raijmakers NJ, van de Poll-Franse LV, van Zuylen L, et al. Potentially inappropriate end-of-life care and its association with relatives’ well-being: A systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2023;31(12).

Hayes Bauer E, Schultz A, Brandt F, Smith AC, Bollig G, Dieperink KB. Patient and families' perspectives on telepalliative care: A systematic integrative review. Palliat Med. 2023:2692163231217146.

Hwang IY, Woo GU, Lee SY, Yoo SH, Kim KH, Kim MS, et al. Home-based supportive care in advanced cancer: A systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Dec 30:spcare-2023-004721.

Lamb CM, Ramer K, Amodu O, Groenenboom K. The meaning of dying and death for children, their carers, and families: A scoping review. BMC Palliat Care. 2023;22(1):1-15.

Li W-Y, Fang Y, Liang Y-q, Zhu S-q, Yuan L, Xu Q, et al. Building bridges of excellence: A comprehensive competence framework for nurses in hospice and palliative care - a mixed method study. BMC Palliat Care. 2023;22(1):1-18.

Lim YX, Quah ELY, Chua KZY, Lin Ronggui CK, Govindasamy R, Ong SM, et al. A systematic scoping review on dignity assessment tools. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023.

McConnell T, Blair C, Burden J, Duddy C, Hill L, Howie C, et al. Integrating palliative care and heart failure: A systematic realist synthesis (palliatheartsynthesis). Open Heart. 2023;10(2).

Neefjes V. Parental ethical decision making and implications for advance care planning: A systematic review and secondary analysis of qualitative literature from England and Wales, Germany, and the Netherlands. J Palliat Med. 2023;26(12):1728-1743.

Perea-Bello AH, Trapero-Bertran M, Dürsteler C. Palliative care costs in different ambulatory-based settings: A systematic review. Pharmacoeconomics. 2023 Dec 27.

Polakova K, Ahmed F, Vlckova K, Brearley SG. Parents' experiences of being involved in medical decision-making for their child with a life-limiting condition: A systematic review with narrative synthesis. Palliat Med. 2023:2692163231214414.

Quah ELY, Chua KZY, Lin CKR, Vijayan AV, Abdul Hamid NAB, Owyong JLJ, et al. The role of patients' stories in medicine: A systematic scoping review. BMC Palliat Care. 2023;22(1).

Rajendran P, Jarasiunaite-Fedosejeva G, İsbir GG, Shorey S. Healthy siblings' perspectives about paediatric palliative care: A qualitative systematic review and meta-synthesis. Palliat Med. 2023:2692163231217597.

Rajeswaran T, Wong HCY, Zhang E, Kennedy SKF, Gojsevic M, Soliman H, et al. Quality of life issues in patients with bone metastases: A systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2023;32(1):18.

Seica Cardoso C, Rita Matos J, Prazeres F, Gomes B. Non-pharmacological interventions in primary care to improve the quality of life of older patients with palliative care needs: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials. BMJ Open. 2023;13(12).

Shore DD. Hospice use in patients with cancer: A comprehensive clinical literature review. Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2023;27(6):629-636.

Silveira AO, Wernet M, Franco LF, Dias PLM, Charepe Z. Parents' hope in perinatal and neonatal palliative care: A scoping review. BMC Palliat Care. 2023;22(1):1-11.

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Xie Z, Ding J, Jiao J, Tang S, Huang C. Screening instruments for early identification of unmet palliative care needs: A systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Dec 28:spcare-2023-004465.

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November 2023

Barber-Fleming V, Mann M, Mead G, Gleeson A. The effectiveness of advance care planning (ACP) training for care home staff: An updated systematic review. J Long Term Care. 2023;2023:273-287.

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Cronin M, McLoughlin K, Foley T, McGilloway S. Supporting family carers in general practice: A scoping review of clinical guidelines and recommendations. BMC Prim Care. 2023;24(1):234.

Cui J, Fang P, Bai J, Tan L, Wan C, Yu L. Meta-analysis of effects of early palliative care on health-related outcomes among advanced cancer patients. Nurs Res. 2023;72(6):E180-e190.

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Ghiglieri C, Dempster M, Wright S, Graham-Wisener L. Psychosocial functioning in individuals with advanced oesophago-gastric cancer: A mixed methods systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2023;22(1):164.

Hollins Martin CJ, Reid K. A scoping review of therapies used to treat psychological trauma post perinatal bereavement. J Reprod Infant Psychol. 2023;41(5):582-598.

Kang JA, Tark A, Estrada LV, Dhingra L, Stone PW. Timing of goals of care discussions in nursing homes: A systematic review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2023.

Kirtania M, Katta A. Essential elements of home-based palliative care model: A rapid review. Indian J Palliat Care. 2023 Oct-Dec;29(4):359-367.

Korsah EK, Schmollgruber S. Barriers and facilitators to end-of-life care in the adult intensive care unit: A scoping review. Int J Africa Nurs Sci. 2023;19:100636.

Li Y, Hung V, Ho K, Kavalieratos D, Warda N, Zimmermann C, Quinn KL. The validity of patient-reported outcome measures of quality of life in palliative care: A systematic review. J Palliat Med. 2023.

Liu X, Jiang L, Peng X, Xu L, Huang L, Wan Q. Evaluating the effects of dyadic intervention for informal caregivers of palliative patients with lung cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Pract. 2023.

MacNeil A, Findlay B, Bimman R, Hocking T, Barclay T, Ho J. Exploring the use of virtual funerals during the covid-19 pandemic: A scoping review. Omega (Westport). 2023;88(2):425-448.

Moutogiannis PP, Thrift J, Pope JK, Browning MHEM, McAnirlin O, Fasolino T. A rapid review of the role of virtual reality in care delivery of palliative care and hospice. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2023;25(6):300-308.

Nadolny S, Schildmann E, Gaßmann ES, Schildmann J. What is an “early palliative care” intervention? A scoping review of controlled studies in oncology. Cancer Medicine. 2023 Dec;12(23):21335-21353.

Naoum P, Athanasakis K, Pavi E. Is palliative care cost-effective? A systematic review of the literature. Home Health Care Manag Pract. 2023.

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Snijders RAH, Brom L, Simons SO, Langenberg S, van der Linden YM, Raijmakers NJH. Referrals to palliative care services for hospitalised covid-19 patients: A systematic literature review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Nov 17:10499091231215797.

Stephen A, Baguley F. The experience and support needs of adult family members who face a sudden adult death: A systematic review study. Bereavement. 2023;2.

Walbaum C, Philipp R, Oechsle K, Ullrich A, Vehling S. Existential distress among family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychooncology. 2023 Nov 20.

Wulandari BT, Rochmawati E. Effectiveness of dignity therapy on well-being among patients under palliative care: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. Jan;149:104624.

Xu X, Ho MH, Lin CC. Telehealth in palliative care during the covid-19 pandemic: A systematic mixed studies review. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 2023 Oct;20(5):476-491.

October 2023

Bassah N, Vaughn L, Santos Salas A. Nurse-led adult palliative care models in low- and middle-income countries: A scoping review. J Adv Nurs. 2023 Nov;79(11):4112-4126.

Beresford CJ, Gelling L, Baron S, Thompson L. The experiences of people with liver disease of palliative and end-of-life care in the United Kingdom-A systematic literature review and metasynthesis. Health Expect. 2023 Oct 19.

Bravington A, Obita G, Baddeley E, Johnson MJ, Murtagh FE, Currow DC, et al. The range and suitability of outcome measures used in the assessment of palliative treatment for inoperable malignant bowel obstruction: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2022 Oct;36(9):1336-1350.

Collier A, Chapman M. Matters of care and the good death - rhetoric or reality? Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2023 Sep 1;17(3):208-213.

da Silva MAP, Corradi-Perini C. The mapping of influencing factors in the decision-making of end-of-life care patients: A systematic scoping review. Indian J Palliat Care. 2023 Jul-Sep;29(3):234-242.

Davis S, Serfaty M, Low J, Armstrong M, Kupeli N, Lanceley A. Experiential avoidance in advanced cancer: A mixed-methods systematic review. Int J Behav Med. 2023 Oct;30(5):585-604.

de Andrade FK, Nunes RPI, Zanetti MOB, Zanetti ACB, Dos Santos M, de Oliveira AM, et al. Validated medication deprescribing instruments for patients with palliative care needs a systematic review. Farm Hosp. 2023 Sep 26:S1130-6343(23)00125-3.

Firouzkouhi M, Alimohammadi N, Abdollahimohammad A, Bagheri G, Farzi J. Bereaved families views on the death of loved ones due to COVID 19: An integrative review. Omega (Westport). 2023 Nov;88(1):4-19.

Gomes Souza L, Bouba DA, Corôa RC, Dofara SG, Robitaille V, Blanchette V, et al. The impact of advance care planning on healthcare professionals' well-being: A systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Oct 11:S0885-3924(23)00714-5.

Hughes MC, Vernon E, Hainstock A. The effectiveness of community-based palliative care programme components: A systematic review. Age Ageing. 2023 Sep 1;52(9):afad175.

Liu X, Wang T, Cheung DST, Chau PH, Ho MH, Han Y, et al. Dyadic advance care planning: Systematic review of patient-caregiver interventions and effects. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Oct 19:spcare-2023-004430.

Mahendiran M, Yeung H, Rossi S, Khosravani H, Perri GA. Evaluating the effectiveness of the SPIKES model to break bad news - A systematic review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Nov;40(11):1231-1260.

Otto RB, Fields NL, Bennett M, Anderson KA. Positive aging and death or dying: A scoping review. Gerontologist. 2023 Oct 17;63(9):1497-1509.

Pezzulla D, Di Franco R, Zamagni A, Pastore F, Longo S, Dominici L, et al. Radiotherapy of orbital metastases: A systematic review of management and treatment outcomes on behalf of palliative care study group of Italian association of radiotherapy and clinical oncology (AIRO). Br J Radiol. 2023 Nov;96(1151):20230124.

Santos MF, Reis-Pina P. Palliative care interventions in chronic respiratory diseases: A systematic review. Respir Med. 2023 Sep 17;219:107411. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2023.107411. Epub ahead of print.

Silva DNM, Vicente LCC, Glória VLP, de Lima Friche AA. Swallowing disorders and mortality in adults with advanced cancer outside the head and neck and upper gastrointestinal tract: A systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2023 Oct 6;22(1):150.

Sjuls M, Ludvigsen MS, Robstad N, Fegran L. Fathers' experiences of living with a child with a progressive life-limiting condition without curative treatment options: A qualitative systematic review. J Adv Nurs. 2023 Sep 26.

Smith GM, Singh N, Hui F, Sossenheimer PH, Hannah JM, Romano P, et al. Education about specialty palliative care among nonhealthcare workers: A systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Oct 3:S0885-3924(23)00711-X.

Wang CH, Chen YK, Tsao SH, Lee CH. Trends in palliative care research during the COVID-19 pandemic. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Nov;40(11):1271-1278.

Yoong SQ, Porock D, Whitty D, Tam WWS, Zhang H. Performance of the Palliative Prognostic Index for cancer patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Palliat Med. 2023 Sep;37(8):1144-1167.

Zhong Y, Cavolo A, Labarque V, Gastmans C. Physicians' attitudes and experiences about withholding/withdrawing life-sustaining treatments in pediatrics: A systematic review of quantitative evidence. BMC Palliat Care. 2023 Sep 29;22(1):145.

Zhu T, Martina D, Heide AV, Korfage IJ, Rietjens JA. The role of acculturation in the process of advance care planning among Chinese immigrants: A narrative systematic review. Palliat Med. 2023 Sep;37(8):1063-1078. doi: 10.1177/02692163231179255. Epub 2023 Jun 13.

September 2023

Adia R. Compassion fatigue in the community nursing workforce: A scoping review. Br J Community Nurs. 2023;28(9):456-462.

Alshakhs S, Park T, McDarby M, Reid MC, Czaja S, Adelman R, et al. Interventions for family caregivers of patients receiving palliative/hospice care at home: A scoping review. J Palliat Med. 2023 Aug 11.

Atreya S, Salins N. End-of-life care education as blended learning approach for general practitioners: A scoping review. J Cancer Educ. 2023 Oct;38(5):1440-1458.

Bosco A, Di Lorito C, Yang Y, Dunlop M, Booth A, Alexander D, et al. Caregiver experiences of hospice dementia care: A systematic review and meta-ethnography. Aging Ment Health. 2023 Sep 5:1-10.

Bravington A, Obita G, Baddeley E, Johnson MJ, Murtagh FEM, Currow DC, et al. Development of a core outcome set for the research and assessment of inoperable malignant bowel obstruction. PLoS One. 2023 Aug 22;18(8):e0289501.

Campbell P, Moss J, Mulder M, Roach L, Wilson N, Jacob A, et al. The effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine in the symptom management of pruritus in patients with end-stage kidney disease: A systematic review (245kb pdf). Ren Soc Australas J. 2020;16(2):58-68.

Christensen DW, Heerfordt AS, Schiødt FV, Simonsen MK. Palliative care to improve life with alcoholic liver cirrhosis: A systematic review. Gastrointest Nursing. 2023;21(Sup6):S16-S24.

Coventry A, Gerdtz M, McInnes E, Dickson J, Hudson P. Supporting families of patients who die in adult intensive care: A scoping review of interventions. Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2023 Oct;78:103454.

Engel M, Kars MC, Teunissen S, van der Heide A. Effective communication in palliative care from the perspectives of patients and relatives: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2023:1-24.

Glyn-Blanco MB, Lucchetti G, Badanta B. How do cultural factors influence the provision of end-of-life care? A narrative review. Appl Nurs Res. 2023:151720.

Gómez-Brufal-Flores M, Hueso-Montoro C, Esteban-Burgos AA, Montoya-Juárez R, Mota-Romero E, Capilla-Díaz C, et al. Attitudes and experiences related to the deaths of covid-19 patients among nursing staff: A qualitative evidence synthesis. J Adv Nurs. 2023 Aug 7.

Heeke C, Franzen M, Knaevelsrud C, Lenferink LIM. Latent classes of prolonged grief and other indicators of mental health in bereaved adults: A systematic review. J Affect Disord Rep. 2023 Dec;14.

Litsas DC, Mulvania PA, Roth S, Siminoff LA. A rapid scoping review of the dual advocacy model for donation conversations. Prog Transplant. 2023 Sep;33(3):247-255.

Ly L, Pascoe A, Philip J, Hudson P, Smallwood N. Social determinants of advanced chronic respiratory interventions: A scoping review. Eur Respir Rev. 2023 Aug 23;32(169):230068.

Marshall C, Virdun C, Phillips JL. Evidence-based models of rural palliative care: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2023 Sep;37(8):1129-1143.

Ohana S, Shaulov A, Dekeyser Ganz F. Acute palliative care models: Scoping review. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. 2023 Aug 17:spcare-2022-004124.

Ooko F, Mothiba T, Van Bogaert P, Wens J. Access to palliative care in patients with advanced cancer of the uterine cervix in the low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2023 Sep 20;22(1):140.

Plagg B, Ballmann J, Ewers M. Hospice and palliative care during disasters: A systematic review. Healthcare (Basel). 2023 Aug 24;11(17):2382.

Richter R, Jansen J, Bongaerts I, Damman O, Rademakers J, van der Weijden T. Communication of benefits and harms in shared decision making with patients with limited health literacy: A systematic review of risk communication strategies. Patient Educ Couns. 2023;116:107944.

Sánchez-Alcón M, Sánchez-Ramos JL, Garrido-Fernández A, Sosa-Cordobés E, Ortega-Galán Á M, Ramos-Pichardo JD. Effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving grief and depression in caregivers of people with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Ment Health Nurs. 2023 Oct;32(5):1211-1224.

Wang T, Ho MH, Xu X, Choi HR, Lin CC. Motivational interviewing to enhance advance care planning in older adults: Systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Sep 14:spcare-2023-004424.

Zogby CB. What is the rate of depersonalization and burnout among hospital-based palliative care nurse practitioners? A review of validated instruments. Illn Cris Loss. 2023;31(4):687-703.

August 2023

Andrade ALM, Scatena A, Lavezzo B de O, Reichert RA, De Micheli D, Lopes FM. Substance use disorder among bereaved individuals: A systematic review. Paidéia. 2023;33:e3308.

Cruz S, Fernandes C, Magalhães B. A scoping review of mobile apps for use with palliative patients in the context of home care. Int J Med Inform. 2023 Sep;177:105166. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2023.105166. Epub 2023 Jul 27.

Durojaiye A, Ryan R, Doody O. Student nurse education and preparation for palliative care: A scoping review. PLoS One. 2023 Jul 3;18(7):e0286678. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0286678.

Fasolino T, Koci A, Huggins J, Lindell K. A Rapid Review of Uses and Outcomes of Telehealth Care in Rural and Remote Regions in the United States. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2023 Aug 1. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000964. Epub ahead of print.

Feeney R, Willmott L, Wilson J, White B. Legal issues in end-of-life care for speech-language pathologists and social workers: A scoping review. Int J Speech Lang Pathol. 2023 Jul 25:1-13. doi: 10.1080/17549507.2023.2205061. Epub ahead of print.

Gibson Watt T, Gillanders D, Spiller JA, Finucane AM. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for people with advanced progressive illness, their caregivers and staff involved in their care: A scoping review. Palliat Med. 2023 Jul 25:2692163231183101. doi: 10.1177/02692163231183101. Epub ahead of print.

Heitner R, Rogers M, Chambers B, Pinotti R, Silvers A, Meier DE, Bowman B, Johnson KS. The experience of black patients with serious illness in the United States: A scoping review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Jul 11:S0885-3924(23)00579-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2023.07.002. Epub ahead of print.

Heradstveit SH, Larsen MH, Solberg MT, Steindal SA. Critical care nurses' role in the decision-making process of withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment: A qualitative systematic review. J Clin Nurs. 2023 Sep;32(17-18):6012-6027. doi: 10.1111/jocn.16728. Epub 2023 Apr 21.

Heufel M, Kourouche S, Curtis K. Development of an emergency department end of life care audit tool: A scoping review. Int J Nurs Stud Adv. 2023 Dec;5:100143. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnsa.2023.100143.

Kearney M, Zhang L, Hubscher E, Musat M, Harricharan S, Wilke T. Undertreatment in patients with advanced urothelial cancer: systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Future Oncol. 2023 Aug 1. doi: 10.2217/fon-2023-0298. Epub ahead of print.

Koutsouki S, Kosmidis D. Curative to palliative care transition challenges in the intensive care unit. A narrative review. HRJ. 2023 Jul. 16;9(3):166-74.

Kyota A, Kanda K, Senuma M, Tsukagoshi N, Futawatari T, Kondo Y. The perception of life and death in patients with end-of-life stage cancer: A systematic review of qualitative research. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2023 Jun 15;66:102354. doi: 10.1016/j.ejon.2023.102354. Epub ahead of print.

Labram AH, Johnston B, McGuire M. An integrative literature review examining the key elements of bereavement follow-up interventions in critical care. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2023 Sep 1;17(3):193-207. doi: 10.1097/SPC.0000000000000666. Epub 2023 Jul 10.

Lusney N, van Breemen C, Lim E, Pawliuk C, Hussein Z. Pediatric advance care planning: A scoping review. Children (Basel). 2023 Jul 7;10(7):1179. doi: 10.3390/children10071179.

McAndrew NS, Gray TF, Wallace L, Calkins K, Guttormson J, Harding ES, Applebaum AJ. Existential distress in family caregivers: scoping review of meaning-making interventions. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Aug 21:spcare-2023-004448. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2023-004448. Epub ahead of print.

Mitchell RJ, Wijekulasuriya S, du Preez J, Lystad R, Chauhan A, Harrison R, Curtis K, Braithwaite J. Population-level quality indicators of end-of-life-care in an aged care setting: Rapid systematic review. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2023 Jul 17;116:105130. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105130. Epub ahead of print.

Monk J, Black J, Carter RZ, Hassan E. Bereavement in the context of homelessness: A rapid review. Death Stud. 2023 Aug 10:1-10. doi: 10.1080/07481187.2023.2246134. Epub ahead of print.

Mukherjee S, Richardson N, Beresford B. Hospital healthcare experiences of children and young people with life-threatening or life-shortening conditions, and their parents: scoping reviews and resultant conceptual frameworks. BMC Pediatr. 2023 Jul 17;23(1):366. doi: 10.1186/s12887-023-04151-6.

Pabón-Salazar YK, Vela-Prieto CJ, Mera-Urbano GA, García-Perdomo HA, Polanco-Pasaje JE. Advanced breast, cervical and prostate cancer- Patient needs: systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Aug 1:spcare-2023-004186. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2023-004186. Epub ahead of print.

Peeler A, Doran A, Winter-Dean L, Ijaz M, Brittain M, Hansford L, Wyatt K, Sallnow L, Harding R. Public health palliative care interventions that enable communities to support people who are dying and their carers: a scoping review of studies that assess person-centered outcomes. Front Public Health. 2023 Jul 26;11:1180571. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2023.1180571.

Pereira-Céspedes A, Jiménez-Morales A, Palomares-Bayo M, Martínez-Martínez F, Calleja-Hernández MÁ. Medication review with follow-up for end-stage renal disease: Drug-related problems and negative outcomes associated with medication-A systematic review. J Clin Med. 2023 Aug 2;12(15):5080. doi: 10.3390/jcm12155080.

Ramsburg H, Moriarty HJ, MacKenzie Greenle M. End-of-life symptoms in adult patients with stroke in the last two years of life: An integrative review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Aug 24:10499091231197657. doi: 10.1177/10499091231197657. Epub ahead of print.

Rosca A, Karzig-Roduner I, Kasper J, Rogger N, Drewniak D, Krones T. Shared decision making and advance care planning: a systematic literature review and novel decision-making model. BMC Med Ethics. 2023 Aug 14;24(1):64. doi: 10.1186/s12910-023-00944-7.

Sakaguchi T. Cancer-related breathlessness: opioids other than morphine - comprehensive literature review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Jul 19:spcare-2022-004115. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2022-004115. Epub ahead of print.

Salazar J, Bracchiglione J, Savall-Esteve O, Antequera A, Bottaro-Parra D, Gutiérrez-Valencia M, Martínez-Peralta S, Pericay C, Tibau A, Bonfill X; Appropriateness of Systemic Oncological Treatments for Advanced Cancer (ASTAC) Research Group. Treatment with anticancer drugs for advanced pancreatic cancer: a systematic review. BMC Cancer. 2023 Aug 12;23(1):748. doi: 10.1186/s12885-023-11207-4.

Spooner C, Vivat B, White N, Bruun A, Rohde G, Kwek PX, Stone P. What outcomes do studies use to measure the impact of prognostication on people with advanced cancer? Findings from a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies. Palliat Med. 2023 Aug 10:2692163231191148. doi: 10.1177/02692163231191148. Epub ahead of print.

Stella F, Radanovic M, Gallucci-Neto J, Forlenza OV. Electroconvulsive therapy for treating patients with agitation and related behavioral disorders due to dementia: a systematic review. Dement Neuropsychol. 2023 Jul 24;17:e20230007. doi: 10.1590/1980-5764-DN-2023-0007.

Tan F, Li N, Wu Y, Zhang C. Palliative sedation determinants: systematic review and meta-analysis in palliative medicine. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Aug 8:spcare-2022-004085. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2022-004085. Epub ahead of print.

Tomczyk M, Jaques C, Jox RJ. Palliative sedation: ethics in clinical practice guidelines - systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Aug 11:spcare-2023-004266. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2023-004266. Epub ahead of print.

Viani GA, Gouveia AG, Matsuura FK, Neves LVF, Marta GN, Chua MLK, Moraes YF. Assessing the efficacy of palliative radiation treatment schemes for locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: a meta-analysis. Rep Pract Oncol Radiother. 2023 Jun 26;28(2):137-146. doi: 10.5603/RPOR.a2023.0021.

Xia Q, Kularatna M, Virdun C, Button E, Close E, Carter HE. Preferences for palliative and end-of-life care: A systematic review of discrete choice experiments. Value Health. 2023 Aug 3:S1098-3015(23)03071-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2023.07.005. Epub ahead of print.

Zhao DY, Hu SQ, Hu FH, Du W, Tang W, Zhang WQ, Chen HL, Shen WQ. Palliative care for cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic: A narrative synthesis from 36 studies of 16 countries. J Clin Nurs. 2023 Sep;32(17-18):6120-6135. doi: 10.1111/jocn.16742. Epub 2023 May 22.


July 2023

Basile I, Consolo L, Colombo S, Rusconi D, Rampichini F, Lusignani M. Technology to Support Older Adults in Home Palliative Care: A Scoping Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Jul 20:10499091231189502. doi: 10.1177/10499091231189502. Epub ahead of print.

Batista S, Sapeta P. The care process between informal caregivers and patients with palliative care needs at home: Meta-synthesis. Rev Enf Ref. 2023 Jun 20;6(2):1-10. doi: 10.12707/RVI22074

Baxter R, Pusa S, Andersson S, Fromme EK, Paladino J, Sandgren A. Core elements of serious illness conversations: an integrative systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Jun 27:spcare-2023-004163. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2023-004163. Epub ahead of print.

Baykal D, Çömlekçi N. Non-Pharmacologic Approaches to Sleep Problems for Palliative Care Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review. Florence Nightingale J Nurs. 2023 Jun;31(2):131-137. doi: 10.5152/FNJN.2023.23051.

Bowers B, Antunes BCP, Etkind S, Hopkins SA, Winterburn I, Kuhn I, Pollock K, Barclay S. Anticipatory prescribing in community end-of-life care: systematic review and narrative synthesis of the evidence since 2017. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 May 26:spcare-2022-004080. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2022-004080. Epub ahead of print.

Brean SJ, Recoche K, William L, Lakhani A, Zhong Y, Shimoinaba K. Advance care plans for vulnerable and disadvantaged adults: systematic review and narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Jun 28:spcare-2023-004162. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2023-004162. Epub ahead of print.

Brouwers M, Broekharst DSE, de Boer B, Groen WG, Verbeek H. An overview of innovative living arrangements within long-term care and their characteristics: a scoping review. BMC Geriatr. 2023 Jul 18;23(1):442. doi: 10.1186/s12877-023-04158-9.

Chen HL, Li C, Wang J, Fei Y, Min M, Zhao Y, Shan EF, Yin YH, Liu CY, Li XW. Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Feeding and Eating Disorders in Persons with Dementia: Systematic Review and Evidence Summary. J Alzheimers Dis. 2023;94(1):67-88. doi: 10.3233/JAD-221032.

Chen Y, Qiao C, Zhang X, Li W, Yang H. The Effect of Tele-palliative Care on Patient and Caregiver Outcomes: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Aug;40(8):907-925. doi: 10.1177/10499091221123566. Epub 2022 Sep 14.

Chrastina J, Haroková M. End of Life in Boys and Young Men With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy - The Perspective of Dying Men and Their Families: A Systematic Review and Thematic Synthesis of Qualitative Evidence. Omega (Westport). 2023 Jul 5:302228231186358. doi: 10.1177/00302228231186358. Epub ahead of print.

Collins A, Hui D, Davison SN, Ducharlet K, Murtagh F, Chang YK, Philip J. Referral Criteria to Specialist Palliative Care for People with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Jul 26:S0885-3924(23)00613-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2023.07.013. Epub ahead of print.

Coret M, Martimianakis MA. Conceptualizations of “good death” and their relationship to technology: a scoping review and discourse analysis. Health Sci Rep. 2023; 6:e1374. doi:10.1002/hsr2.1374

Couchman E, Ejegi-Memeh S, Mitchell S, Gardiner C. Rethinking continuity in primary care for people with mesothelioma. Br J Gen Pract. 2023;73(suppl 1):bjgp23X733485. doi: 10.3399/bjgp23X733485

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Danielson K, Colman H. Supporting Children Through Grief: A Content Analysis of Picturebooks About Death. Early Childhood Educ J. 2023 Jun 27. doi: 10.1007/s10643-023-01529-0.

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Iupati S, Stanley J, Egan R, MacLeod R, Davies C, Spence H, Iupati D, Middlemiss T, Gwynne-Robson I. Systematic Review of Models of Effective Community Specialist Palliative Care Services for Evidence of Improved Patient-Related Outcomes, Equity, Integration, and Health Service Utilization. J Palliat Med. 2023 May 25. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2022.0461. Epub ahead of print.

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Lavecchia M, Myers J, Bainbridge D, Incardona N, Levine O, Steinberg L, Schep D, Vautour J, Kumar SJ, Seow H. Education modalities for serious illness communication training: A scoping review on the impact on clinician behavior and patient outcomes. Palliat Med. 2023 Jul 9:2692163231186180. doi: 10.1177/02692163231186180. Epub ahead of print.

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Bernal OA, Roberts B, Wu DS. Interprofessional Interventions to Improve Serious Illness Communication in the Intensive Care Unit: A Scoping Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Jul;40(7):765-777. doi: 10.1177/10499091221130755. Epub 2022 Oct 2.

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Bryans A, Siddiqi N, Burry L, Clarke M, Koffman J, Agar MR, Rose L. A core outcome set for interventions to prevent and/or treat delirium in palliative care. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Jun 12:S0885-3924(23)00521-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2023.05.013. Epub ahead of print.

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Sicignano D, Snow-Caroti K, Hernandez AV, White CM. The Impact of Psychedelic Drugs on Anxiety and Depression in Advanced Cancer or other Life-threatening Disease: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis. Am J Clin Oncol. 2023 Jun 1;46(6):236-245. doi: 10.1097/COC.0000000000000998. Epub 2023 Mar 13.

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