Latest Reviews list

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.

Vlckova K, Gonella S, Bavelaar L, Mitchell G, Sussman T. Methodological and ethical challenges in designing and conducting research at the end of life: A systematic review of qualitative and textual evidence. Int J Nurs Pract. 2023:e13224.

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.

Zhao DW, Robinson SG, Pozzar R, Leiter R, Walsh C, Siemens I, et al. The evolving roles and expectations of inpatient palliative care through covid-19: A systematic review and meta-synthesis. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 Dec 15.


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.

Burke C, Doody O, Lloyd B. Healthcare practitioners' perspectives of providing palliative care to patients from culturally diverse backgrounds: A qualitative systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2023;22(1):182.

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.

Dyer H. The art of supporting identity following a life-limiting diagnosis: A systematic review. Int J Art Ther. 2023.

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.

Pitzer S, Kutschar P, Paal P, Mülleder P, Lorenzl S, Wosko P, et al. Barriers for adult patients to access palliative care in hospitals: A mixed methods systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Sep 17.

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.