Review collection - Teams

28 reviews


Kirkpatrick AJ, Donesky D, Kitko LA. A Systematic Review of Interprofessional Palliative Care Education Programs. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Feb 1:S0885-3924(23)00051-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2023.01.022. Epub ahead of print.

Kukimoto Y RN, Maeda K PT, Yasui N RN, Nakamura M OT. Impact of Palliative and End of Life Care Interprofessional Education for Pre-licensure Healthcare Students: An Integrated Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Feb;40(2):202-215. doi: 10.1177/10499091221108344. Epub 2022 Jun 16.


Bruun A, Oostendorp L, Bloch S, White N, Mitchinson L, Sisk AR, Stone P. Prognostic decision-making about imminent death within multidisciplinary teams: a scoping review. BMJ Open. 2022 Apr 5;12(4):e057194. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-057194.

Flierman I, Gieteling E, Van Rijn M, Van Grootven B, van Doorne I, Jamaludin FS, Willems DL, Muller M, Buurman BM. Effectiveness of transmural team-based palliative care in prevention of hospitalizations in patients at the end of life: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Palliat Med. 2023 Jan;37(1):75-87. doi: 10.1177/02692163221135616. Epub 2022 Dec 21.

Kesonen P, Salminen L, Kero J, Aappola J, Haavisto E. An Integrative Review of Interprofessional Teamwork and Required Competence in Specialized Palliative Care. Omega (Westport). 2022 Apr 19:302228221085468. doi: 10.1177/00302228221085468.

McCarroll S, Avsar P, Moore Z, O'Connor T, Nugent L, Patton D. The impact of specialist community palliative care teams on acute hospital admission rates in adult patients requiring end of life care: A systematic review. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2022 Aug;59:102168. doi: 10.1016/j.ejon.2022.102168. Epub 2022 Jun 28.

Stefan MS, Knee AB, Ready A, Rastegar V, Burgher Seaman J, Gunn B, Shaw E, Bannuru RR. Efficacy of models of palliative care delivered beyond the traditional physician-led, subspecialty consultation service model: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2022 Apr 19:bmjspcare-2021-003507. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-003507. Epub ahead of print.


van Vuuren J, Thomas B, Agarwal G, MacDermott S, Kinsman L, O'Meara P, Spelten E. Reshaping healthcare delivery for elderly patients: the role of community paramedicine; a systematic review. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Jan 6;21(1):29. doi: 10.1186/s12913-020-06037-0.


Kochovska S, Ferreira DH, Luckett T, Phillips JL, Currow DC. Earlier multidisciplinary palliative care intervention for people with lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Transl Lung Cancer Res. 2020 Aug;9(4):1699-1709. doi: 10.21037/tlcr.2019.12.18.

Tay KT, Tan XH, Tan LHE, Vythilingam D, Chin AMC, Loh V, Toh YP, Krishna LKR. A systematic scoping review and thematic analysis of interprofessional mentoring in medicine from 2000 to 2019. J Interprof Care. 2020 Dec 8:1-13. doi: 10.1080/13561820.2020.1818700. Epub ahead of print.


Hudson BF, Best S, Stone P, Noble TB. Impact of informational and relational continuity for people with palliative care needs: a mixed methods rapid review. BMJ Open. 2019 May 29;9(5):e027323. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027323.


Carmont SA, Mitchell G, Senior H, Foster M. Systematic review of the effectiveness, barriers and facilitators to general practitioner engagement with specialist secondary services in integrated palliative care. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2018 Dec;8(4):385-399. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2016-001125. Epub 2017 Feb 14.

Cooper E, Hutchinson A, Sheikh Z, Taylor P, Townend W, Johnson MJ. Palliative care in the emergency department: A systematic literature qualitative review and thematic synthesis. Palliat Med. 2018 Jul 1:269216318783920. doi: 10.1177/0269216318783920. [Epub ahead of print]


Rost M, De Clercq E, Wangmo T, Elger B. The Need for a Shared Understanding: Domains of Care and Composition of Team in Pediatric Palliative Care Guidelines. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2017 Dec;19(6):556-64.


Health Quality Ontario. Team-based models for end-of-life care: An evidence-based analysis. Ont Health Technol Assess Ser. 2014 Dec 1;14(20):1-49. eCollection 2014.

Leclerc BS, Blanchard L, Cantinotti M, Couturier Y, Gervais D, Lessard S, Mongeau S. The effectiveness of interdisciplinary teams in end-of-life palliative care: a systematic review of comparative studies. J Palliat Care. 2014 Spring;30(1):44-54.

Oishi A, Murtagh FE. The challenges of uncertainty and interprofessional collaboration in palliative care for non-cancer patients in the community: a systematic review of views from patients, carers and health-care professionals. Palliat Med. 2014 Oct;28(9):1081-98. Epub 2014 May 12.


Olshever A. Integration of groupwork theory and hospice interdisciplinary team practice: a review of the literature. Groupwork. 2011; 21(3): 22-61.


Bosch M, Faber MJ, Cruijsberg J, Voerman GE, Leatherman S, Grol RP, Hulscher M, Wensing M. Effectiveness of patient care teams and the role of clinical expertise and coordination: a literature review. Med Care Res Rev. 2009 Dec;66(6 Suppl):5S-35S. Epub 2009 Aug 19.

Frank RK. Shared decision making and its role in end of life care. Br J Nurs. 2009 May 28;18(10):612-8.

Ng L, Khan F, Mathers S. Multidisciplinary care for adults with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or motor neuron disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2009 Oct 7;(4):CD007425.


Coory M, Gkolia P, Yang IA, Bowman RV, Fong KM. Systematic review of multidisciplinary teams in the management of lung cancer. Lung Cancer. 2008 Apr;60(1):14-21. Epub 2008 Mar 4.

Cruickshank S, Kennedy C, Lockhart K, Dosser I, Dallas L. Specialist breast care nurses for supportive care of women with breast cancer. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008 Jan 23;(1):CD005634.


Tieman J, Mitchell G, Shelby-James T, Currow D, Fazekas B, O'Dougherty L, Hegarty M, Eriksson L, Brown R, Reid-Orr D. Integration, coordination and multidisciplinary care: what can these approaches offer to australian primary health care? Australian Journal of Primary Health. 2007 Aug;13(2):56-65.


Haggerty JL, Reid RJ, Freeman GK, Starfield BH, Adair CE, McKendry R. Continuity of care: a multidisciplinary review. BMJ. 2003 Nov 22;327(7425):1219-21.

Higginson IJ, Finlay IG, Goodwin DM, Hood K, Edwards AG, Cook A, Douglas HR, Normand CE. Is there evidence that palliative care teams alter end-of-life experiences of patients and their caregivers? J Pain Symptom Manage. 2003 Feb;25(2):150-68. 


Higginson IJ, Finlay I, Goodwin DM, Cook AM, Hood K, Edwards AG, Douglas HR, Norman CE. Do hospital-based palliative teams improve care for patients or families at the end of life? J Pain Symptom Manage. 2002 Feb;23(2):96-106.


Francke AL. Evaluative research on palliative support teams: a literature review. Patient Educ Couns. 2000 Aug;41(1):83-91.

Last updated 02 March 2023