Review Collection: International perspectives

109 reviews

2019

Akarsu NE, Prince M, Lawrence V, Das-Munshi J. Depression in carers of people with dementia from a minority ethnic background: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised-controlled trials of psychosocial interventions. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2019 Feb 4. doi: 10.1002/gps.5070. [Epub ahead of print]

Arias N, Garralda E, De Lima L, Rhee JY, Centeno C. Global Palliative Care and Cross-National Comparison: How Is Palliative Care Development Assessed? J Palliat Med. 2019 Jan 7. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0510. [Epub ahead of print]

Bennett RA, LeBaron VT. Parental perspectives on roles in end-of-life decision making in the pediatric intensive care unit: An integrative review. J Pediatr Nurs. 2019 Mar 1;46:18-25. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2019.02.029. [Epub ahead of print]

Edwards Z, Ziegler L, Craigs C, Blenkinsopp A, Bennett MI. Pharmacist educational interventions for cancer pain management: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Pharm Pract. 2019 Feb 1. doi: 10.1111/ijpp.12516. [Epub ahead of print]

Gijsberts MHE, Liefbroer AI, Otten R, Olsman E. Spiritual Care in Palliative Care: A Systematic Review of the Recent European Literature. Med Sci (Basel). 2019 Feb 7;7(2). pii: E25. doi: 10.3390/medsci7020025.

Horrill TC, Linton J, Lavoie JG, Martin D, Wiens A, Schultz ASH. Access to cancer care among Indigenous peoples in Canada: A scoping review. Soc Sci Med. 2019 Oct;238:112495. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112495. Epub 2019 Aug 20.

Kim S, Savage TA, Hershberger PE, Kavanaugh K. End-of-Life Care in Neonatal Intensive Care Units from an Asian Perspective: An Integrative Review of the Research Literature. J Palliat Med. 2019 Jan 11. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0304. [Epub ahead of print]

McPherson K, Carlos WG 3rd, Emmett TW, Slaven JE, Torke AM. Limitation of Life-Sustaining Care in the Critically Ill: A Systematic Review of the Literature. J Hosp Med. 2019 May;14(5):303-310. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3137.

Neergaard MA, Brunoe AH, Skorstengaard MH, Nielsen MK. What socio-economic factors determine place of death for people with life-limiting illness? A systematic review and appraisal of methodological rigour. Palliat Med. 2019 Jun 12:269216319847089. doi: 10.1177/0269216319847089. [Epub ahead of print]

Roest B, Trappenburg M, Leget C. The involvement of family in the Dutch practice of euthanasia and physician assisted suicide: a systematic mixed studies review. BMC Med Ethics. 2019 Apr 5;20(1):23. doi: 10.1186/s12910-019-0361-2.

Suva G, Penney T, McPherson CJ. Medical Assistance in Dying: A Scoping Review to Inform Nurses' Practice. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2019 Feb;21(1):46-53. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000486.

Turner V, Flemming K. Socioeconomic factors affecting access to preferred place of death: A qualitative evidence synthesis. Palliat Med. 2019 Mar 8:269216319835146. doi: 10.1177/0269216319835146. [Epub ahead of print]

2018

Allsop MJ, Powell RA, Namisango E. The state of mHealth development and use by palliative care services in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review of the literature. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2018 Jun;8(2):155-163. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2015-001034. Epub 2016 May 20.

Bouya S, Balouchi A, Maleknejad A, Koochakzai M, AlKhasawneh E, Abdollahimohammad A. Cancer Pain Management Among Oncology Nurses: Knowledge, Attitude, Related Factors, and Clinical Recommendations: a Systematic Review. J Cancer Educ. 2018 Oct 12. doi: 10.1007/s13187-018-1433-6. [Epub ahead of print]

Blakemore A, Kenning C, Mirza N, Daker-White G, Panagioti M, Waheed W. Dementia in UK South Asians: a scoping review of the literature. BMJ Open. 2018 Apr 12;8(4):e020290. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020290.

Cheong WL, Mohan D, Warren N, Reidpath DD. Palliative Care Research in the Asia Pacific Region: A Systematic Review and Bibliometric Analysis of Peer-Reviewed Publications. J Palliat Med. 2018 Dec 20. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0447. [Epub ahead of print]

Clark J, Gardiner C, Barnes A. International palliative care research in the context of global development: a systematic mapping review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2018 Mar;8(1):7-18. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2015-001008. Epub 2016 Aug 2.

Clarkson P, Hughes J, Roe B, Giebel CM, Jolley D, Poland F, Abendstern M, Chester H, Challis D; Members of the HoSt-D (Home Support in Dementia) Programme Management Group. Systematic review: Effective home support in dementia care, components and impacts - Stage 2, effectiveness of home support interventions. J Adv Nurs. 2018 Mar;74(3):507-527. doi: 10.1111/jan.13460. Epub 2017 Nov 17.

Crist JD, Ortiz-Dowling EM, Shea KD, Phillips LR. Knowledge Gaps About End-of-Life Decision Making Among Mexican American Older Adults and Their Family Caregivers: An Integrative Review. J Transcult Nurs. 2018 Nov 22:1043659618812949. doi: 10.1177/1043659618812949. [Epub ahead of print]

Donkor A, Luckett T, Aranda S, Phillips J. Barriers and facilitators to implementation of cancer treatment and palliative care strategies in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review. Int J Public Health. 2018 Jul 5. doi: 10.1007/s00038-018-1142-2. [Epub ahead of print]

​Elk R, Felder TM, Cayir E, Samuel CA. Social Inequalities in Palliative Care for Cancer Patients in the US: A Structured Review. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2018 Aug 23. pii: S0749-2081(18)30045-7. doi: 10.1016/j.soncn.2018.06.011. [Epub ahead of print]

Fang B, Yan E. Abuse of Older Persons With Dementia: A Review of the Literature. Trauma Violence Abuse. 2018 Apr;19(2):127-147. doi: 10.1177/1524838016650185. Epub 2016 May 31.

Finucane AM, Carduff E, Lugton J, Fenning S, Johnston B, Fallon M, Clark D, Spiller JA, Murray SA. Palliative and end-of-life care research in Scotland 2006-2015: a systematic scoping review. 2018 Jan 26;17(1):19. doi: 10.1186/s12904-017-0266-0.

Fringer A, Hechinger M, Schnepp W. Transitions as experienced by persons in palliative care circumstances and their families - a qualitative meta-synthesis. BMC Palliat Care. 2018 Feb 5;17(1):22. doi: 10.1186/s12904-018-0275-7.

Gardiner C, Ryan T, Gott M. What is the cost of palliative care in the UK? A systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2018 Apr 13. pii: bmjspcare-2018-001519. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001519. [Epub ahead of print]

Gardner DS, Doherty M, Bates G, Koplow A, Johnson S. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Palliative Care: A Systematic Scoping Review. Families in Society. 2018 Dec;99(4):301-316. doi.org/10.1177/1044389418809083

Gilmore-Bykovskyi A, Johnson R, Walljasper L, Block L, Werner N. Underreporting of Gender and Race/Ethnicity Differences in NIH-Funded Dementia Caregiver Support Interventions. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2018 May;33(3):145-152. doi: 10.1177/1533317517749465. Epub 2017 Dec 27.

Gok Metin Z, Ejem D, Dionne-Odom JN, Turkman Y, Salvador C, Pamboukian S, Bakitas M. Mind-Body Interventions for Individuals With Heart Failure: A Systematic Review of Randomized Trials. J Card Fail. 2018 Mar;24(3):186-201. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2017.09.008. Epub 2017 Sep 20.

Greenwood N, Menzies-Gow E, Nilsson D, Aubrey D, Emery CL, Richardson A. Experiences of older people dying in nursing homes: a narrative systematic review of qualitative studies. BMJ Open. 2018 Jun 4;8(6):e021285. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-021285.

Greenwood N, Mezey G, Smith R. Social exclusion in adult informal carers: A systematic narrative review of the experiences of informal carers of people with dementia and mental illness. Maturitas. 2018 Jun;112:39-45. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2018.03.011. Epub 2018 Mar 29.

Groebe B, Strupp J, Eisenmann Y, Schmidt H, Schlomann A, Rietz C, Voltz R. Measuring attitudes towards the dying process: A systematic review of tools. Palliat Med. 2018 Jan 1:269216317748889. doi: 10.1177/0269216317748889. [Epub ahead of print]

Haines ER, Frost AC, Kane HL, Rokoske FS. Barriers to accessing palliative care for pediatric patients with cancer: A review of the literature. Cancer. 2018 Jun 1;124(11):2278-2288. doi: 10.1002/cncr.31265. Epub 2018 Feb 16.

Hokanson L, Quinn MG, Schüz N, de Salas K, Scott J. A systematic review of Indigenous caregiver functioning and interventions. Qual Life Res. 2018 Aug;27(8):2007-2017. doi: 10.1007/s11136-018-1836-1. Epub 2018 Mar 21.

Hong M, Yi EH, Johnson KJ, Adamek ME. Facilitators and Barriers for Advance Care Planning Among Ethnic and Racial Minorities in the U.S.: A Systematic Review of the Current Literature. J Immigr Minor Health. 2018 Oct;20(5):1277-1287. doi: 10.1007/s10903-017-0670-9.

Huber MT, Highland JD, Krishnamoorthi VR, Tang JW. Utilizing the Electronic Health Record to Improve Advance Care Planning: A Systematic Review. 2018 Mar;35(3):532-541. doi: 10.1177/1049909117715217. Epub 2017 Jun 19.

Isaacson MJ, Lynch AR. Culturally Relevant Palliative and End-of-Life Care for U.S. Indigenous Populations: An Integrative Review. J Transcult Nurs. 2018 Mar;29(2):180-191. doi: 10.1177/1043659617720980. Epub 2017 Jul 22.

Jennings N, Chambaere K, Macpherson CC, Deliens L, Cohen J. Main themes, barriers, and solutions to palliative and end-of-life care in the English-speaking Caribbean: a scoping review. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2018;42:e15. https://doi.org/10.26633/RPSP.2018.15

Jimenez G, Tan WS, Virk AK, Low CK, Car J, Yan Ho AH. Overview of Systematic Reviews of Advance Care Planning: Summary of Evidence and Global Lessons. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 May 25. pii: S0885-3924(18)30283-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.05.016. [Epub ahead of print]

Johnson CE, McVey P, Rhee JJ, Senior H, Monterosso L, Williams B, Fallon-Ferguson J, Grant M, Nwachukwu H, Aubin M, Yates P, Mitchell G. General practice palliative care: patient and carer expectations, advance care plans and place of death-a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2018 Jul 25. pii: bmjspcare-2018-001549. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001549. [Epub ahead of print]

Johnson S, Bacsu J, Abeykoon H, McIntosh T, Jeffery B, Novik N. No Place Like Home: A Systematic Review of Home Care for Older Adults in Canada. Can J Aging. 2018 Sep 4:1-20. doi: 10.1017/S0714980818000375. [Epub ahead of print]

Kernick LA, Hogg KJ, Millerick Y, Murtagh FEM, Djahit A, Johnson M. Does advance care planning in addition to usual care reduce hospitalisation for patients with advanced heart failure: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Palliat Med. 2018 Sep 20:269216318801162. doi: 10.1177/0269216318801162. [Epub ahead of print]

Laury ER, MacKenzie-Greenle M, Meghani S. Advance Care Planning Outcomes in African Americans: An Empirical Look at the Trust Variable. J Palliat Med. 2018 Dec 26. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0312. [Epub ahead of print]

Li LX, Deng K, Qu Y. Acupuncture Treatment for Post-Stroke Dysphagia: An Update Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Chin J Integr Med. 2018 Jul 18. doi: 10.1007/s11655-018-3005-3. [Epub ahead of print]

Liu JT, Kovar-Gough I, Farabi N, Animikwam F, Weers SB, Phillips J. The Role of Primary Care Physicians in Providing End-of-Life Care. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018 Oct 24:1049909118808232. doi: 10.1177/1049909118808232. [Epub ahead of print]

MacKenzie MA, Smith-Howell E, Bomba PA, Meghani SH. Respecting Choices and Related Models of Advance Care Planning: A Systematic Review of Published Evidence. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018 Jun;35(6):897-907. doi: 10.1177/1049909117745789. Epub 2017 Dec 18.

McDermott E, Selman LE. Cultural factors influencing Advance Care Planning in progressive, incurable disease: A systematic review with narrative synthesis. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Jul 16. pii: S0885-3924(18)30345-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.07.006. [Epub ahead of print]

McIlfatrick S, Muldrew DHL, Hasson F, Payne S. Examining palliative and end of life care research in Ireland within a global context: a systematic mapping review of the evidence. BMC Palliat Care. 2018 Sep 27;17(1):109. doi: 10.1186/s12904-018-0364-7.

McLain, H. Improving Care Transitions in Patients with Heart Failure: An Integrative Literature Review [PhD thesis]. Minneapolis, MN: Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies. Walden University; 2018.

Montgomery W, Ueda K, Jorgensen M, Stathis S, Cheng Y, Nakamura T. Epidemiology, associated burden, and current clinical practice for the diagnosis and management of Alzheimer's disease in Japan. Clinicoecon Outcomes Res. 2017 Dec 28;10:13-28. doi: 10.2147/CEOR.S146788. eCollection 2018.

Park HY, Hendrix C. A literature review on end-of-life care among Korean Americans. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2018 Sep 2;24(9):452-461. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2018.24.9.452.

Potts M, Cartmell KB, Nemeth L, Bhattacharjee G, Qanungo S. A Systematic Review of Palliative Care Intervention Outcomes and Outcome Measures in Low-Resource Countries. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Jan 3. pii: S0885-3924(17)31283-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.12.487. [Epub ahead of print]

Ramasamy Venkatasalu M, Sirala Jagadeesh N, Elavally S, Pappas Y, Mhlanga F, Pallipalayam Varatharajan R. Public, patient and carers' views on palliative and end-of-life care in India. Int Nurs Rev. 2018 Jun;65(2):292-301. doi: 10.1111/inr.12403. Epub 2017 Aug 30.

Reid EA, Kovalerchik O, Jubanyik K, Brown S, Hersey D, Grant L. Is palliative care cost-effective in low-income and middle-income countries? A mixed-methods systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2018 Oct 1. pii: bmjspcare-2018-001499. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001499. [Epub ahead of print]

Ruggiano N, Brown EL, Li J, Scaccianoce M. Rural Dementia Caregivers and Technology: What Is the Evidence? Res Gerontol Nurs. 2018 Jul 1;11(4):216-224. doi: 10.3928/19404921-20180628-04.

Sekse RJT, Hunskar I, Ellingsen S. The nurse's role in palliative care: A qualitative meta-synthesis. J Clin Nurs. 2018 Jan;27(1-2):e21-e38. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13912. Epub 2017 Jul 11.

Shakespeare C, Merriel A, Bakhbakhi D, Baneszova R, Barnard K, Lynch M, Storey C, Blencowe H, Boyle F, Flenady V, Gold K, Horey D, Mills T, Siassakos D. Parents’ and healthcare professionals’ experiences of care after stillbirth in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-summary. BJOG. 2018 Aug 12. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15430. [Epub ahead of print]

Shaw J, Pearce A, Lopez AL, Price MA. Clinical anxiety disorders in the context of cancer: A scoping review of impact on resource use and healthcare costs. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2018 Jul 17:e12893. doi: 10.1111/ecc.12893. [Epub ahead of print]

Sin J, Henderson C, Spain D, Cornelius V, Chen T, Gillard S. eHealth interventions for family carers of people with long term illness: A promising approach? Clin Psychol Rev. 2018 Mar;60:109-125. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2018.01.008. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

Spacey A, Scammell J, Board M, Porter S. End-of-life care in UK care homes: a systematic review of the literature. J Res Nurs. 2018 May;23(2-3):180-200.

Sulis G, Amadasi S, Odone A, Penazzato M, Matteelli A. Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV-Infected Children With Tuberculosis: A Systematic Review. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018 May;37(5):e117-e125. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000001784.

Suwanabol PA, Kanters AE, Reichstein AC, Wancata LM, Dossett LA, Rivet EB, Silveira MJ, Morris AM. Characterizing the Role of U.S. Surgeons in the Provision of Palliative Care: A Systematic Review and Mixed-Methods Meta-Synthesis. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Apr;55(4):1196-1215.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.11.031. Epub 2017 Dec 6.

Vanderhaeghen B, Van Beek K, De Pril M, Bossuyt I, Menten J, Rober P. What do hospitalists experience as barriers and helpful factors for having ACP conversations? A systematic qualitative evidence synthesis. Perspect Public Health. 2018 Jul 1:1757913918786524. doi: 10.1177/1757913918786524. [Epub ahead of print]

Wahid AS, Sayma M, Jamshaid S, Kerwat D, Oyewole F, Saleh D, Ahmed A, Cox B, Perry C, Payne S. Barriers and facilitators influencing death at home: A meta-ethnography. Palliat Med. 2018 Feb;32(2):314-328. doi: 10.1177/0269216317713427. Epub 2017 Jun 12.​

Wallace CL, Adorno G, Stewart DB. End-of-Life Care in Nursing Homes: A Qualitative Interpretive Meta-Synthesis. J Palliat Med. 2018 Apr;21(4):503-512. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2017.0211. Epub 2017 Dec 6.

Webb WA, Mitchell T, Snelling P, Nyatanga B. The spiritual concerns of people experiencing homelessness at the end of life. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2018 Sep 2;24(9):428-435. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2018.24.9.428.

Wu B, Petrovsky DV, Wang J, Xu H, Zhu Z, Mcconnell ES, Corrazzini KN. Dementia Caregiver Interventions in Chinese Population: A Systematic Review. J Adv Nurs. 2018 Sep 27. doi: 10.1111/jan.13865. [Epub ahead of print]

2017

Chakraborty R, El-Jawahri AR, Litzow MR, Syrjala KL, Parnes AD, Hashmi SK. A systematic review of religious beliefs about major end-of-life issues in the five major world religions. Palliat Support Care. 2017 Oct;15(5):609-622. doi: 10.1017/S1478951516001061.

Emuk Y, Naz I. The current situation of palliative care in Turkey. J Cancer Policy. 2017 Sep;13:33-7.

Folarinde BY, Alexander GL. An Integrated Review of Research Using Clinical Decision Support to Improve Advance Directive Documentation. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2017 Aug;19(4):332-8.

Holst A, Skär L. Formal caregivers' experiences of aggressive behaviour in older people living with dementia in nursing homes: A systematic review. Int J Older People Nurs. 2017 Dec;12(4). doi: 10.1111/opn.12158. Epub 2017 Jun 30.

Jo M, Yoo YS, Knafl G, Van Riper M, Beeber L, Song MK. Family-Clinician Communication About End-of-Life Care in Korea: A Narrative Review. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2017 Dec;19(6):597-601. 

Kuo SC, Sun JL, Tang ST. Trajectories of depressive symptoms for bereaved family members of chronically ill patients: a systematic review. J Clin Nurs. 2017 Dec;26(23-24):3784-3799. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13720. Epub 2017 Feb 23.

Lam M, Lam HR, Agarwal A, Lam H, Chow R, Chow S, Chan S, Zaki P, Chow E. Barriers to home death for canadian cancer patients: A literature review. J Pain Manage. 2017;10(1):107-16.

Lin Y, Myall M, Jarrett N. Uncovering the decision-making work of transferring dying patients home from critical care units: An integrative review. J Adv Nurs. 2017 Dec;73(12):2864-2876. doi: 10.1111/jan.13368. Epub 2017 Jul 17.

Mojen LK, Rassouli M, Eshghi P, Sari AA, Karimooi MH. Palliative Care for Children with Cancer in the Middle East: A Comparative Study. Indian J Palliat Care. 2017 Oct-Dec;23(4):379-386. doi: 10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_69_17.

Moon H, Dilworth-Anderson P, Gräske J. The effects of placement on dementia care recipients’ and family caregivers’ quality of life: a literature review. Qual Ageing Older Adults. 2017;18(1):44-57.

Rhee JY, Garralda E, Torrado C, Blanco S, Ayala I, Namisango E, Luyirika E, de Lima L, Powell RA, Centeno C. Palliative care in Africa: a scoping review from 2005-16. Lancet Oncol. 2017 Sep;18(9):e522-e531. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(17)30420-5.

Sasaki H, Bouesseau MC, Marston J, Mori R. A scoping review of palliative care for children in low- and middle-income countries. BMC Palliat Care. 2017 Nov 25;16(1):60. doi: 10.1186/s12904-017-0242-8.

Sengupta J, Chatterjee SC. Dying in intensive care units of India: Commentaries on policies and position papers on palliative and end-of-life care. J Crit Care. 2017 Jun;39:11-17. Epub 2016 Dec 24.

2016

Busolo DS, Woodgate RL. Using a supportive care framework to understand and improve palliative care among cancer patients in Africa. Palliat Support Care. 2016 Jun;14(3):284-301. doi: 10.1017/S1478951515000796. Epub 2015 Jun 15.

Chao YS, Boivin A, Marcoux I, Garnon G, Mays N, Lehoux P, Prémont MC, van Leeuwen E, Pineault R. International changes in end-of-life practices over time: a systematic review. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Oct 3;16:539.

Garralda E, Hasselaar J, Carrasco JM, Van Beek K, Siouta N, Csikos A, Menten J, Centeno C. Integrated palliative care in the Spanish context: a systematic review of the literature. BMC Palliat Care. 2016 May 13;15(1):49.

Gebauer S, Knox Morley S, Haozous EA, Finlay E, Camarata C, Fahy B, FitzGerald E, Harlow K, Marr L. Palliative Care for American Indians and Alaska Natives: A Review of the Literature. J Palliat Med. 2016 Dec;19(12):1331-1340.Epub 2016 Nov 9.

Gielen J, Bhatnagar S, Chaturvedi SK. Spirituality as an ethical challenge in Indian palliative care: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2016 Oct;14(5):561-82. Epub 2015 Oct 29.

Goldberg RE, Short SE. What do we know about children living with HIV-infected or AIDS-ill adults in Sub-Saharan Africa? A systematic review of the literature. AIDS Care. 2016 Mar;28 Suppl 2:130-41. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2016.1176684.

Henoch I, Carlander I, Holm M, James I, Sarenmalm EK, Hagelin CL, Lind S, Sandgren A, Öhlén J. Palliative Care Research--A Systematic Review of foci, designs and methods of research conducted in Sweden between 2007 and 2012. Scand J Caring Sci. 2016 Mar;30(1):5-25.Epub 2015 Jul 17.

Maharaj S, Harding R. The needs, models of care, interventions and outcomes of palliative care in the Caribbean: a systematic review of the evidence. BMC Palliat Care. 2016 Jan 22;15:9.

Sanders JJ, Robinson MT, Block SD. Factors Impacting Advance Care Planning among African Americans: Results of a Systematic Integrated Review. J Palliat Med. 2016 Feb;19(2):202-27. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2015.0325.

Siouta N, Van Beek K, van der Eerden ME, Preston N, Hasselaar JG, Hughes S, Garralda E, Centeno C, Csikos A, Groot M, Radbruch L, Payne S, Menten J. Integrated palliative care in Europe: a qualitative systematic literature review of empirically-tested models in cancer and chronic disease. BMC Palliat Care. 2016 Jul 8;15:56.

2015

Duggleby W, Kuchera S, MacLeod R, Holyoke P, Scott T, Holtslander L, Letendre A, Moeke-Maxwell T, Burhansstipanov L, Chambers T. Indigenous people's experiences at the end of life. Palliat Support Care. 2015 Dec;13(6):1721-33. Epub 2015 Jun 15.

Granek L, Peleg-Sagy T. Representations of African Americans in the Grief and Mourning Literature from 1998 to 2014: A Systematic Review. Death Stud. 2015;39(10):605-32. Epub 2015 May 27.

Methley AM, Chew-Graham C, Campbell S, Cheraghi-Sohi S. Experiences of UK health-care services for people with Multiple Sclerosis: a systematic narrative review. Health Expect. 2015 Dec;18(6):1844-55. Epub 2014 Jul 2.

Singh T, Harding R. Palliative care in South Asia: a systematic review of the evidence for care models, interventions, and outcomes. BMC Res Notes. 2015 Apr 30;8:172.

Wang CW, Chan CL. End-of-life care research in Hong Kong: A systematic review of peer-reviewed publications. Palliat Support Care. 2015 Dec;13(6):1711-20.

2014

Caruso Brown AE, Howard SC, Baker JN, Ribeiro RC, Lam CG. Reported availability and gaps of pediatric palliative care in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review of published data. J Palliat Med. 2014 Dec;17(12):1369-83.

Cruz-Oliver DM, Talamantes M, Sanchez-Reilly S. What evidence is available on end-of-life (EOL) care and Latino elders? A literature review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2014 Feb;31(1):87-97. doi: 10.1177/1049909113480841. Epub 2013 Mar 15.

Moss KO, Williams IC. End-of-life preferences in Afro-Caribbean older adults: a systematic literature review. Omega (Westport). 2014;69(3):271-82.

2013

McIlfatrick SJ, Murphy T. Palliative care research on the island of Ireland over the last decade: a systematic review and thematic analysis of peer reviewed publications. BMC Palliat Care. 2013 Sep 4;12(1):33.

2012

Evans N, Bausewein C, Meñaca A, Andrew EV, Higginson IJ, Harding R, Pool R, Gysels M; project PRISMA. A critical review of advance directives in Germany: attitudes, use and healthcare professionals' compliance. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Jun;87(3):277-88. Epub 2011 Nov 23.

Gillan C, Briggs K, Goytisolo Pazos A, Maurus M, Harnett N, Catton P, Wiljer D. Barriers to accessing radiation therapy in Canada: a systematic review. Radiat Oncol. 2012 Oct 12;7:167.

Pastrana T, De Lima L, Eisenchlas J, Wenk R. Palliative care research in Latin America and the Caribbean: from the beginning to the Declaration of Venice and beyond. J Palliat Med. 2012 Mar;15(3):352-8.

Payne S, Chan N, Davies A, Poon E, Connor S, Goh C. Supportive, palliative, and end-of-life care for patients with cancer in Asia: resource-stratified guidelines from the Asian Oncology Summit 2012. Lancet Oncol. 2012 Nov;13(11):e492-500.

2011

Gysels M, Pell C, Straus L, Pool R. End of life care in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review of the qualitative literature. BMC Palliat Care. 2011 Mar 9;10:6.

Lewis JM, DiGiacomo M, Currow DC, Davidson PM. Dying in the margins: understanding palliative care and socioeconomic deprivation in the developed world. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 Jul;42(1):105-18. Epub 2011 Mar 12.

Lloyd L, White K, Sutton E. Researching the end-of-life in old age: cultural,ethical and methodological issues. Ageing Soc. 2011 Apr;31(3):386-407.

Knapp C, Woodworth L, Wright M, Downing J, Drake R, Fowler-Kerry S, Hain R, Marston J. Pediatric palliative care provision around the world: A systematic review. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Mar 17. doi: 10.1002/pbc.23100. [Epub ahead of print]

2010

Mercadante S, Vitrano V. Palliative care in Italy: problem areas emerging from the literature. Minerva Anestesiol. 2010 Dec;76(12):1060-71. Epub 2010 Jul 8.

2007

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2005

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