Latest Reviews

May 2021

Berg MN, Ngune I, Schofield P, Grech L, Juraskova I, Strasser M, Butt Z, Halkett GKB. Effectiveness of online communication skills training for cancer and palliative care health professionals: A systematic review. Psychooncology. 2021 Apr 19. doi: 10.1002/pon.5702. Epub ahead of print.

Cerulus M, Bossuyt I, Vanderhaeghen B. An integrative literature review of the implementation of advance care planning in hospital settings. J Clin Nurs. 2021 May 19. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15835. Epub ahead of print.

Getie A, Wondmieneh A, Bimerew M, Gedefaw G, Demis A. Knowledge on Palliative Care and Associated Factors among Nurses in Ethiopia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Pain Res Manag. 2021 Apr 24;2021:5557947. doi: 10.1155/2021/5557947.

Ikander T, Raunkiær M, Hansen O, Dieperink KB. Nurses' involvement in end-of-life discussions with incurable cancer patients and family caregivers: An integrative review. Palliat Support Care. 2021 May 6:1-12. doi: 10.1017/S1478951521000596. Epub ahead of print.

James R, Flemming K, Hodson M, Oxley T. Palliative care for homeless and vulnerably housed people: scoping review and thematic synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 May 3:bmjspcare-2021-003020. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-003020. Epub ahead of print.

Jones T, Luth EA, Lin SY, Brody AA. Advance Care Planning, Palliative Care, and End-of-life Care Interventions for Racial and Ethnic Underrepresented Groups: A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 May 10:S0885-3924(21)00324-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.04.025. Epub ahead of print.

Kastelijn JB, van der Loos MA, Welsing PM, Dhondt E, Koopman M, Moons LM, Vleggaar FP. Clinical outcomes of biliary drainage of malignant biliary obstruction due to colorectal cancer metastases: A systematic review. Eur J Intern Med. 2021 Apr 27:S0953-6205(21)00104-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2021.03.032. Epub ahead of print.

Li J, Lowres N, Koo FK, Gallagher R. A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative literature on health professionals' experiences communicating with Chinese immigrants. Int J Nurs Pract. 2021 May 19:e12960. doi: 10.1111/ijn.12960. Epub ahead of print.

Majid U, Akande A. Managing Anticipatory Grief in Family and Partners: A Systematic Review and Qualitative Meta-Synthesis. The Family Journal. 2021 April. doi:10.1177/10664807211000715

Mantziari S, Teixeira Farinha H, Bouygues V, Vignal JC, Deswysen Y, Demartines N, Schäfer M, Piessen G. Esophageal Cancer in Elderly Patients, Current Treatment Options and Outcomes; A Systematic Review and Pooled Analysis. Cancers (Basel). 2021 Apr 27;13(9):2104. doi: 10.3390/cancers13092104.

Moss SJ, Wollny K, Poulin TG, Cook DJ, Stelfox HT, Ordons ARD, Fiest KM. Bereavement interventions to support informal caregivers in the intensive care unit: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2021 May 12;20(1):66. doi: 10.1186/s12904-021-00763-w.

Moynihan KM, Dorste A, Siegel BD, Rabinowitz EJ, McReynolds A, October TW. Decision-Making, Ethics, and End-of-Life Care in Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: A Comprehensive Narrative Review. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2021 May 17. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000002766. Epub ahead of print.

Perrone AM, Ravegnini G, Miglietta S, Argnani L, Ferioli M, De Crescenzo E, Tesei M, Di Stanislao M, Girolimetti G, Gasparre G, Porcelli AM, De Terlizzi F, Zamagni C, Morganti AG, De Iaco P. Electrochemotherapy in Vulvar Cancer and Cisplatin Combined with Electroporation. Systematic Review and In Vitro Studies. Cancers (Basel). 2021 Apr 21;13(9):1993. doi: 10.3390/cancers13091993.

Pobar I, Job M, Holt T, Hargrave C, Hickey B. Prognostic tools for survival prediction in advanced cancer patients: A systematic review. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2021 May 10. doi: 10.1111/1754-9485.13185. Epub ahead of print.

Rezaei Haddad A, Hayley J, Mostofi A, Brown M, Pereira E. Stereotactic Radiofrequency Thalamotomy for Cancer Pain: A Systematic Review. World Neurosurg. 2021 Apr 24:S1878-8750(21)00616-1. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.04.075. Epub ahead of print.

Sánchez-Sánchez E, Ruano-Álvarez MA, Díaz-Jiménez J, Díaz AJ, Ordonez FJ. Enteral Nutrition by Nasogastric Tube in Adult Patients under Palliative Care: A Systematic Review. Nutrients. 2021 May 6;13(5):1562. doi: 10.3390/nu13051562.

Shih DYA, Lu PQ. Decision Making of Artificial Nutrition and Hydration for cancer patients at terminal stage- A systematic review of the views from patients, families and healthcare professionals. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Apr 29:S0885-3924(21)00313-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.04.013. Epub ahead of print.

Silies KT, Köpke S, Schnakenberg R. Informal caregivers and advance care planning: systematic review with qualitative meta-synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 May 5:bmjspcare-2021-003095. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-003095. Epub ahead of print.

Stocklassa S, Zhang S, Mason S, Elsner F. Cultural implications for disclosure of diagnosis and prognosis toward terminally ill cancer patients in China: A literature review. Palliat Support Care. 2021 May 5:1-7. doi: 10.1017/S1478951521000535. Epub ahead of print.

Suk S, Kozachik SL, Cotter VT. Integrating Culturally Competent Advance Care Planning for Korean Immigrants: An Integrative Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Jun;38(6):678-687. doi: 10.1177/1049909120933856. Epub 2020 Jun 19.

April 2021

Afolabi OA, Nkhoma K, Maddocks M, Harding R. What constitutes a palliative care need in people with serious illnesses across Africa? A mixed-methods systematic review of the concept and evidence. Palliat Med. 2021 Apr 16:2692163211008784. doi: 10.1177/02692163211008784. Epub ahead of print.

Akbar U, McQueen RB, Bemski J, Carter J, Goy ER, Kutner J, Johnson MJ, Miyasaki JM, Kluger B. Prognostic predictors relevant to end-of-life palliative care in Parkinson's disease and related disorders: a systematic review. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2021 Mar 31:jnnp-2020-323939. doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2020-323939. Epub ahead of print.

Chua JYX, Shorey S. Effectiveness of end-of-life educational interventions at improving nurses and nursing students' attitude toward death and care of dying patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Nurse Educ Today. 2021 Jun;101:104892. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2021.104892. Epub 2021 Apr 15.

Damarell RA, Morgan DD, Tieman JJ, Healey D. Bolstering General Practitioner Palliative Care: A Critical Review of Support Provided by Australian Guidelines for Life-Limiting Chronic Conditions. Healthcare (Basel). 2020 Dec 11;8(4):553. doi: 10.3390/healthcare8040553.

Donkor A, Luckett T, Aranda S, Vanderpuye V, Phillips JL. Development of the 'REadiness SElf-assessment (RESEA) guide' to assist low and middle-income countries with establishing safe and sustainable radiotherapy services: a pragmatic sequential mixed qualitative methods project. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Mar 23;21(1):268. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06274-x.

Drageset S, Austrheim G, Ellingsen S. Quality of life of women living with metastatic breast cancer and receiving palliative care: A systematic review. Health Care Women Int. 2021 Apr 2:1-22. doi: 10.1080/07399332.2021.1876063. Epub ahead of print.

Duggleby W, Lee H, Nekolaichuk C, Fitzpatrick-Lewis D. Systematic review of factors associated with hope in family carers of persons living with chronic illness. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Apr 20. doi: 10.1111/jan.14858. Epub ahead of print.

Featherstone I, Hosie A, Siddiqi N, Grassau P, Bush SH, Taylor J, Sheldon T, Johnson MJ. The experience of delirium in palliative care settings for patients, family, clinicians and volunteers: A qualitative systematic review and thematic synthesis. Palliat Med. 2021 Mar 30:2692163211006313. doi: 10.1177/02692163211006313. Epub ahead of print.

Finucane AM, O'Donnell H, Lugton J, Gibson-Watt T, Swenson C, Pagliari C. Digital health interventions in palliative care: a systematic meta-review. NPJ Digit Med. 2021 Apr 6;4(1):64. doi: 10.1038/s41746-021-00430-7.

Grijó L, Tojal C, Rego F. Effects of dignity therapy on palliative patients' family members: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2021 Apr 5:1-10. doi: 10.1017/S147895152100033X. Epub ahead of print.

Harrison M, Gardiner C, Taylor B, Ejegi-Memeh S, Darlison L. Understanding the palliative care needs and experiences of people with mesothelioma and their family carers: An integrative systematic review. Palliat Med. 2021 Apr 8:2692163211007379. doi: 10.1177/02692163211007379. Epub ahead of print.

Iragorri N, de Oliveira C, Fitzgerald N, Essue B. The Out-of-Pocket Cost Burden of Cancer Care-A Systematic Literature Review. Curr Oncol. 2021 Mar 15;28(2):1216-1248. doi: 10.3390/curroncol28020117.

Li WW, Chhabra J, Singh S. Palliative care education and its effectiveness: a systematic review. Public Health. 2021 Apr 16;194:96-108. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2021.02.033. Epub ahead of print.

Liu L, Zhao YY, Yang C, Chan HY. Gamification for promoting advance care planning: A mixed-method systematic review and meta-analysis. Palliat Med. 2021 Mar 29:2692163211005343. doi: 10.1177/02692163211005343. Epub ahead of print.

Lormans T, de Graaf E, van de Geer J, van der Baan F, Leget C, Teunissen S. Toward a socio-spiritual approach? A mixed-methods systematic review on the social and spiritual needs of patients in the palliative phase of their illness. Palliat Med. 2021 Apr 20:2692163211010384. doi: 10.1177/02692163211010384. Epub ahead of print.

Maqsood MH, Khan MS, Warraich HJ. Association of Palliative Care Intervention With Health Care Use, Symptom Burden and Advance Care Planning in Adults With Heart Failure and Other Noncancer Chronic Illness. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Feb 22:S0885-3924(21)00206-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.02.017. Epub ahead of print.

McAnee G, Norwood K, Rosato M, Leavey G. Assessment of pain in people living with dementia at the end of life: a systematic review. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2021 Apr 2;27(2):72-85. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2021.27.2.72.

McBain C, Lawrie TA, Rogozińska E, Kernohan A, Robinson T, Jefferies S. Treatment options for progression or recurrence of glioblastoma: a network meta‐analysis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2021 Jan 05;1:CD013579. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD013579.pub2

McCauley R, McQuillan R, Ryan K, Foley G. Mutual support between patients and family caregivers in palliative care: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Palliat Med. 2021 Apr 2:269216321999962. doi: 10.1177/0269216321999962. Epub ahead of print.

Mole SE, Schulz A, Badoe E, Berkovic SF, de Los Reyes EC, Dulz S, Gissen P, Guelbert N, Lourenco CM, Mason HL, Mink JW, Murphy N, Nickel M, Olaya JE, Scarpa M, Scheffer IE, Simonati A, Specchio N, Von Löbbecke I, Wang RY, Williams RE. Guidelines on the diagnosis, clinical assessments, treatment and management for CLN2 disease patients. Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2021 Apr 21;16(1):185. doi: 10.1186/s13023-021-01813-5.

Petreca VG. Death and Dying in Prison: An Integrative Review of the Literature. J Forensic Nurs. 2021 Apr 8. doi: 10.1097/JFN.0000000000000318. Epub ahead of print.

Saeidzadeh S, Kamalumpundi V, Chi NC, Nair R, Gilbertson-White S. Web and mobile-based symptom management interventions for physical symptoms of people with advanced cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Palliat Med. 2021 Apr 12:2692163211006317. doi: 10.1177/02692163211006317. Epub ahead of print.

Salamanca-Balen N, Merluzzi TV, Chen M. The effectiveness of hope-fostering interventions in palliative care: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Palliat Med. 2021 Apr;35(4):710-728. doi: 10.1177/0269216321994728. Epub 2021 Mar 30.

March 2021

Alves RV. The effectiveness of subcutaneous furosemide for symptoms related to congestion in adults with heart failure: A limited systematic review. 
Med Palliat. 2021 Feb 10. doi: 10.1016/j.medpal.2020.06.008

Amado-Tineo JP, Oscanoa-Espinoza T, Vásquez-Alva R, Huari-Pastrana R, Delgado-Guay MO. Emergency Department Use by Terminally Ill Patients: A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Mar;61(3):531-543. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.08.009. Epub 2020 Aug 19.

Arantzamendi M, Belar A, Payne S, Rijpstra M, Preston N, Menten J, Van der Elst M, Radbruch L, Hasselaar J, Centeno C. Clinical aspects of palliative sedation in prospective studies. A systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Apr;61(4):831-844.e10. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.09.022. Epub 2020 Sep 19.

Balante J, van den Broek D, White K. Mixed-methods systematic review: Cultural attitudes, beliefs and practices of internationally educated nurses towards end-of-life care in the context of cancer. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Feb 21. doi: 10.1111/jan.14814. Epub ahead of print.

Brokaar EJ, van den Bos F, Visser LE, Portielje JEA. Deprescribing in Older Adults With Cancer and Limited Life Expectancy: An Integrative Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Mar 19:10499091211003078. doi: 10.1177/10499091211003078. Epub ahead of print.

Cheng G, Chen C. End-of-Life Needs of Dying Patients and Their Families in Mainland China: A Systematic Review. Omega (Westport). 2021 Feb 24:30222821997340. doi: 10.1177/0030222821997340. Epub ahead of print.

Chung H, Harding R, Guo P. Palliative Care in the Greater China Region: A Systematic Review of Needs, Models, and Outcomes. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Mar;61(3):585-612. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.08.040. Epub 2020 Sep 8.

Coleman H, Walshe C. What are the emotional experiences of being a volunteer in palliative and end-of-life care settings? A systematic review and thematic synthesis. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Feb 26:S0885-3924(21)00216-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.02.025. Epub ahead of print.

Connolly T, Coats H, DeSanto K, Jones J. The experience of uncertainty for patients, families and healthcare providers in post-stroke palliative and end-of-life care: a qualitative meta-synthesis. Age Ageing. 2021 Feb 26;50(2):534-545. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afaa229.

Dai L, Liu Y, Ji G, Xu Y. Acupuncture and Derived Therapies for Pain in Palliative Cancer Management: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Based on Single-Arm and Controlled Trials. J Palliat Med. 2021 Mar 10. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0405. Epub ahead of print.

Diniz Pinto K, Vieira de Souza CT, Benamor Teixeira ML, Fragoso da Silveira Gouvêa MI. Animal assisted intervention for oncology and palliative care patients: A systematic review. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2021 Mar 4;43:101347. doi: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2021.101347. Epub ahead of print.

Dixon KC, Ferris R, Kuhn I, Spathis A, Barclay S. Gypsy, Traveller and Roma experiences, views and needs in palliative and end of life care: a systematic literature review and narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 Feb 22:bmjspcare-2020-002676. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002676. Epub ahead of print.

Elliott E, Watson T, Singh D, Wong C, Lo SS; AAHPM Research Committee Writing Group. Outcomes of Specialty Palliative Care Interventions for Patients with Hematologic Malignancies: A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Mar 24:S0885-3924(21)00238-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.03.014. Epub ahead of print.

Feliciano JL, Waldfogel JM, Sharma R, Zhang A, Gupta A, Sedhom R, Day J, Bass EB, Dy SM. Pharmacologic Interventions for Breathlessness in Patients With Advanced Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Feb 1;4(2):e2037632. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.37632.

Godzik C. Sleep disturbances in bereaved older people: a review of the literature. Ment Health Pract. 2021 Mar 4;(24)2:15-21. doi:10.7748/mhp.2020.e1492.

Goni-Fuste B, Crespo I, Monforte-Royo C, Porta-Sales J, Balaguer A, Pergolizzi D. What defines the comprehensive assessment of needs in palliative care? An integrative systematic review. Palliat Med. 2021 Apr;35(4):651-669. doi: 10.1177/0269216321996985. Epub 2021 Mar 1.

Gordon B, Mason B, Smith SLH. Leveraging Telehealth for Delivery of Palliative Care to Remote Communities: A Rapid Review. J Palliat Care. 2021 Mar 18:8258597211001184. doi: 10.1177/08258597211001184. Epub ahead of print.

Grant M, de Graaf E, Teunissen S. A systematic review of classifications systems to determine complexity of patient care needs in palliative care. Palliat Med. 2021 Apr;35(4):636-650. doi: 10.1177/0269216321996983. Epub 2021 Mar 12.

Hernandez SC, Overholser JC. A Systematic Review of Interventions for Hope/Hopelessness in Older Adults. Clin Gerontol. 2021 Mar-Apr;44(2):97-111. doi: 10.1080/07317115.2019.1711281. Epub 2020 Jan 8.

Hui D, Bohlke K, Bao T, Campbell TC, Coyne PJ, Currow DC, Gupta A, Leiser AL, Mori M, Nava S, Reinke LF, Roeland EJ, Seigel C, Walsh D, Campbell ML. Management of Dyspnea in Advanced Cancer: ASCO Guideline. J Clin Oncol. 2021 Feb 22:JCO2003465. doi: 10.1200/JCO.20.03465. Epub ahead of print.

Kelly M, Mitchell I, Walker I, Mears J, Scholz B. End-of-life care in natural disasters including epidemics and pandemics: a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 Mar 17:bmjspcare-2021-002973. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-002973. Epub ahead of print.

Kochovska S, Ferreira DH, Garcia MV, Phillips JL, Currow DC. Perspectives on palliative oxygen for breathlessness: Systematic review and meta-synthesis. Eur Respir J. 2021 Mar 2:2004613. doi: 10.1183/13993003.04613-2020. Epub ahead of print.

Lau J, Khoo AM, Ho AH, Tan KK. Psychological resilience among palliative patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review of definitions and associated factors. Psychooncology. 2021 Feb 25. doi: 10.1002/pon.5666. Epub ahead of print.

McNeil MJ, Baker JN, Snyder I, Rosenberg AR, Kaye EC. Grief and Bereavement in Fathers After the Death of a Child: A Systematic Review. Pediatrics. 2021 Mar 1:e2020040386. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-040386. Epub ahead of print.

Miller EM, Porter JE. Understanding the Needs of Australian Carers of Adults Receiving Palliative Care in the Home: A Systematic Review of the Literature. SAGE Open Nurs. 2021 Feb 24;7:2377960820985682. doi: 10.1177/2377960820985682.

Mo L, Geng Y, Chang YK, Philip J, Collins A, Hui D. Referral criteria to specialist palliative care for patients with dementia: A systematic review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 Mar 2. doi: 10.1111/jgs.17070. Epub ahead of print.

Mochamat, Cuhls H, Sellin J, Conrad R, Radbruch L, Mücke M. Fatigue in advanced disease associated with palliative care: A systematic review of non-pharmacological treatments. Palliat Med. 2021 Apr;35(4):697-709. doi: 10.1177/02692163211000628. Epub 2021 Mar 26.

Ngiam LXL, Ong YT, Ng JX, Kuek JTY, Chia JL, Chan NPX, Ho CY, Abdurrahman ABHM, Kamal NHA, Cheong CWS, Ng CH, Tan XH, Tan LHE, Chin AMC, Mason S, Jumat MR, Chiam M, Krishna LKR. Impact of Caring for Terminally Ill Children on Physicians: A Systematic Scoping Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Apr;38(4):396-418. doi: 10.1177/1049909120950301. Epub 2020 Aug 20.

Ogi M, Campling N, Birtwistle J, Richardson A, Bennett MI, Santer M, Latter S. Community access to palliative care medicines-patient and professional experience: systematic review and narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 Mar 28:bmjspcare-2020-002761. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002761. Epub ahead of print.

Perusinghe M, Chen KY, McDermott B. Evidence-Based Management of Depression in Palliative Care: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2021 Mar 15. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0659. Epub ahead of print.

Philip J, Collins A, Smallwood N, Chang YK, Mo L, Yang IA, Corte T, McDonald CF, Hui D. Referral criteria to palliative care for patients with respiratory disease: a systematic review. Eur Respir J. 2021 Mar 18:2004307. doi: 10.1183/13993003.04307-2020. Epub ahead of print.

Robijn L, Deliens L, Scherrens AL, Pauwels NS, Pype P, Rietjens J, Chambaere K. A systematic review of quality improvement initiatives for continuous sedation until death. Palliat Med. 2021 Apr;35(4):670-682. doi: 10.1177/0269216321996990. Epub 2021 Mar 15.

Roca-Biosca A, Rubio-Rico L, De Molina-Fernández MI, Martinez-Castillo JF, Pancorbo-Hidalgo PL, García-Fernández FP. Kennedy terminal ulcer and other skin wounds at the end of life: An integrative review. J Tissue Viability. 2021 Feb 27:S0965-206X(21)00024-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jtv.2021.02.006. Epub ahead of print.

Shepperd S, Gonçalves-Bradley DC, Straus SE, Wee B. Hospital at home: home-based end-of-life care. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2021 Mar 16;3:CD009231. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009231.pub3.

Soikkeli-Jalonen A, Mishina K, Virtanen H, Charalambous A, Haavisto E. Supportive interventions for family members of very seriously ill patients in inpatient care: A systematic review. J Clin Nurs. 2021 Feb 22. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15725. Epub ahead of print.

Strojan P, Grošelj A, Serša G, Plaschke CC, Vermorken JB, Nuyts S, de Bree R, Eisbruch A, Mendenhall WM, Smee R, Ferlito A. Electrochemotherapy in Mucosal Cancer of the Head and Neck: A Systematic Review. Cancers (Basel). 2021 Mar 12;13(6):1254. doi: 10.3390/cancers13061254.

Suntai Z, Won CR, Noh H. Access Barrier in Rural Older Adults' Use of Pain Management and Palliative Care Services: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 May;38(5):494-502. doi: 10.1177/1049909120959634. Epub 2020 Sep 22.

Thirunavu V, Du R, Wu JY, Berg AT, Lam SK. The role of surgery in the management of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the clinical evidence. Epilepsia. 2021 Apr;62(4):888-907. doi: 10.1111/epi.16851. Epub 2021 Feb 24.

Tilley CP, Fu MR, Qiu JM, Comfort C, Crocilla BL, Li Z, Axelrod D. The Microbiome and Metabolome of Malignant Fungating Wounds: A Systematic Review of the Literature From 1995 to 2020. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2021 Mar-Apr 01;48(2):124-135. doi: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000749.

Topoll A, Arnold R. In chronic noncancer illness, palliative care reduces symptoms and health care use but does not improve QoL. Ann Intern Med. 2021 Mar;174(3):JC31. doi: 10.7326/ACPJ202103160-031. Epub 2021 Mar 2.

Vira P, Samuel SR, Amaravadi SK, Saxena PP, Rai Pv S, Kurian JR, Gururaj R. Role of Physiotherapy in Hospice Care of Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 May;38(5):503-511. doi: 10.1177/1049909120951163. Epub 2020 Aug 24.

Zheng Y, Cotton AC, He L, Wuest LG. Spirituality-Integrated Interventions for Caregivers of Patients with Terminal Illness: A Systematic Review of Quantitative Outcomes. J Relig Health. 2021 Mar 8. doi: 10.1007/s10943-021-01221-w. Epub ahead of print.

February 2021

Ailabouni NJ, Marcum ZA, Schmader KE, Gray SL. Medication Use Quality and Safety in Older Adults: 2019 Update. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 Feb;69(2):336-341. doi: 10.1111/jgs.17018. Epub 2021 Jan 12.

Arciero V, Delos Santos S, Koshy L, Rahmadian A, Saluja R, Everest L, Parmar A, Chan KKW. Assessment of Food and Drug Administration- and European Medicines Agency-Approved Systemic Oncology Therapies and Clinically Meaningful Improvements in Quality of Life: A Systematic Review. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Feb 1;4(2):e2033004. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.33004.

Barrado-Martín Y, Hatter L, Moore KJ, Sampson EL, Rait G, Manthorpe J, Smith CH, Nair P, Davies N. Nutrition and hydration for people living with dementia near the end of life: A qualitative systematic review. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Feb;77(2):664-680. doi: 10.1111/jan.14654. Epub 2020 Nov 29.

Benites AC, Rodin G, Leite ACAB, Nascimento LC, Dos Santos MA. 'The experience of spirituality in family caregivers of adult and elderly cancer patients receiving palliative care: A meta-synthesis'. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2021 Feb 5:e13424. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13424. Epub ahead of print.

Boles JC, Jones MT. Legacy perceptions and interventions for adults and children receiving palliative care: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2021 Jan 25:269216321989565. doi: 10.1177/0269216321989565. Epub ahead of print.

Cameron P, Munyan K. Systematic Review of Telehospice Telemedicine and e-Health. Telemed J E Health. 2021 Jan 28. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2020.0451. Epub ahead of print.

Elliot V, Morgan D, Kosteniuk J, Bayly M, Froehlich Chow A, Cammer A, O'Connell ME. Palliative and end-of-life care for people living with dementia in rural areas: A scoping review. PLoS One. 2021 Jan 14;16(1):e0244976. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0244976.

Estupiñán Artiles C, Regan J, Donnellan C. Dysphagia screening in residential care settings: A scoping review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2021 Feb;114:103813. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103813. Epub 2020 Oct 28.

Grabda M, Lim FA. Palliative Care Consult Among Older Adult Patients in Intensive Care Units: An Integrative Review. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2021 Apr-Jun 01;44(2):248-262. doi: 10.1097/CNQ.0000000000000358.

Hasan F, Widger K, Sung L, Wheaton L. End-of-Life Childhood Cancer Research: A Systematic Review. Pediatrics. 2021 Mar;147(3):e2020003780. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-003780.

Hui Z, Yang C, Lee DTF. Interventions for Family Members After Long-Term Care Placement of a Relative With Dementia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Res Gerontol Nurs. 2021 Jan 1;14(1):43-52. doi: 10.3928/19404921-20200918-02. Epub 2020 Sep 23.

Jung MY, Matthews AK. A Systematic Review of Clinical Interventions Facilitating End-of-Life Communication Between Patients and Family Caregivers. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Feb;38(2):180-190. doi: 10.1177/1049909120929323. Epub 2020 May 28.

Keane S, Ryan A, Adams N, Dowling M. Palliative care nurses' experiences of clinical supervision: a qualitative evidence synthesis. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2020 Dec 2;26(8):413-423. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2020.26.8.413.

Kirkland SW, Ghalab A, Kruhlak M, Ruske H, Campbell S, Yang EH, Villa-Roel C, Rowe BH. An Assessment of Emergency Department-Based Interventions for Patients with Advanced or End-Stage Illness: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2021 Feb 8. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0607. Epub ahead of print.

Kustanti CY, Fang HF, Linda Kang X, Chiou JF, Wu SC, Yunitri N, Chu H, Chou KR. The Effectiveness of Bereavement Support for Adult Family Caregivers in Palliative Care: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2021 Mar;53(2):208-217. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12630. Epub 2021 Feb 5.

Lamppu PJ, Pitkala KH. Staff Training Interventions to Improve End-of-Life Care of Nursing Home Residents: A Systematic Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2021 Feb;22(2):268-278. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.09.011. Epub 2020 Oct 26.

Lee KC, Sokas CM, Streid J, Senglaub SS, Coogan K, Walling AM, Cooper Z. Quality indicators in surgical palliative care: a systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Jan 29:S0885-3924(21)00143-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.01.122. Epub ahead of print.

Lee YF, Hsu TW, Liang CS, Yeh TC, Chen TY, Chen NC, Chu CS. The Efficacy and Safety of Tube Feeding in Advanced Dementia Patients: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis Study. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2021 Feb;22(2):357-363. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.06.035. Epub 2020 Jul 29.

Li H, Wong CL, Jin X, Chen J, Chong YY, Bai Y. Effects of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on health-related outcomes for patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2021 Jan 12;115:103876. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2021.103876. Epub ahead of print.

Mesquita Garcia AC, Domingues Silva B, Oliveira da Silva LC, Mills J. Self-compassion In Hospice and Palliative Care: A Systematic Integrative Review. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2021 Jan 21. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000727. Epub ahead of print.

Ora L, Mannix J, Morgan L, Gregory L, Luck L, Wilkes L. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and advance care planning: A synthesis of qualitative literature on patients' experiences. Chronic Illn. 2021 Feb 11:1742395321990109. doi: 10.1177/1742395321990109. Epub ahead of print.

Pel-Littel RE, Snaterse M, Teppich NM, Buurman BM, van Etten-Jamaludin FS, van Weert JCM, Minkman MM, Scholte Op Reimer WJM. Barriers and facilitators for shared decision making in older patients with multiple chronic conditions: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2021 Feb 6;21(1):112. doi: 10.1186/s12877-021-02050-y.

Shaohua L, Shorey S. Psychosocial interventions on psychological outcomes of parents with perinatal loss: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2021 Jan 12;117:103871. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2021.103871. Epub ahead of print.

Sittler MC, Worschech F, Wilz G, Fellgiebel A, Wuttke-Linnemann A. Psychobiological mechanisms underlying the health-beneficial effects of music in people living with dementia: A systematic review of the literature. Physiol Behav. 2021 Jan 23;233:113338. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2021.113338. Epub ahead of print.

Sloan DH, Hannum SM, DeGroot L, Dy SM, Waldfogel J, Chyr LC, Heughan JA, Zhang A, Wilson RF, Yuan CT, Wu DS, Robinson KA, Cotter VT. Advance Care Planning Shared Decision-Making Tools for Non-Cancer Chronic Serious Illness: A Mixed Method Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Feb 15:1049909121995416. doi: 10.1177/1049909121995416. Epub ahead of print.

Sofronas M, Wright DK. Neuropalliative care: An integrative review of the nursing literature. Int J Nurs Stud. 2021 Jan 14;117:103879. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2021.103879. Epub ahead of print.

Tobin J, Rogers A, Winterburn I, Tullie S, Kalyanasundaram A, Kuhn I, Barclay S. Hospice care access inequalities: a systematic review and narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 Feb 19:bmjspcare-2020-002719. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002719. Epub ahead of print.

Tsai YI, Browne G, Inder KJ. The effectiveness of interventions to improve pain assessment and management in people living with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analyses. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Mar;77(3):1127-1140. doi: 10.1111/jan.14660. Epub 2020 Nov 22.

Watt CL, Scott M, Webber C, Sikora L, Bush SH, Kabir M, Boland JW, Woodhouse R, Sands MB, Lawlor PG. Delirium screening tools validated in the context of palliative care: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2021 Feb 16:269216321994730. doi: 10.1177/0269216321994730. Epub ahead of print.

January 2021

Alexander SA. Intensive Care Unit Nursing Priorities in the United States. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2021 Mar;33(1):1-20. doi: 10.1016/j.cnc.2020.10.001. Epub 2020 Dec 24.

Anantapong K, Davies N, Chan J, McInnerney D, Sampson EL. Mapping and understanding the decision-making process for providing nutrition and hydration to people living with dementia: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2020 Dec 2;20(1):520. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01931-y.

Belar A, Arantzamendi M, Payne S, Preston N, Rijpstra M, Hasselaar J, Radbruch L, Vanderelst M, Ling J, Centeno C. How to measure the effects and potential adverse events of palliative sedation? An integrative review. Palliat Med. 2020 Dec 14:269216320974264. doi: 10.1177/0269216320974264. Epub ahead of print.

Broese JM, de Heij AH, Janssen DJ, Skora JA, Kerstjens HA, Chavannes NH, Engels Y, van der Kleij RM. Effectiveness and implementation of palliative care interventions for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2020 Dec 18:269216320981294. doi: 10.1177/0269216320981294. Epub ahead of print.

Byeon H. Effects of Grief Focused Intervention on the Mental Health of Dementia Caregivers: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Iran J Public Health. 49(12):2275-2286.

Cardona M, Stehlik P, Fawzy P, Byambasuren O, Anderson J, Clark J, Sun S, Scott I. Effectiveness and sustainability of deprescribing for hospitalized older patients near end of life: a systematic review. Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2021 Jan;20(1):81-91. doi: 10.1080/14740338.2021.1853704. Epub 2020 Dec 21.

Carr K, Hasson F, McIlfatrick S, Downing J. Factors associated with health professionals decision to initiate paediatric advance care planning: A systematic integrative review. Palliat Med. 2020 Dec 29:269216320983197. doi: 10.1177/0269216320983197. Epub ahead of print.

Catlett L, Campbell C. Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care Literacy Initiatives in African American Faith Communities: A Systematic Integrative Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Dec 10:1049909120979164. doi: 10.1177/1049909120979164. Epub ahead of print.

Chong PH, Yeo ZZ. Parenteral Lidocaine for Complex Cancer Pain in the Home or Inpatient Hospice Setting: A Review and Synthesis of the Evidence. J Palliat Med. 2020 Dec 22. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0622. Epub ahead of print.

Collins A, Brown JEH, Mills J, Philip J. The impact of public health palliative care interventions on health system outcomes: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2020 Dec 23:269216320981722. doi: 10.1177/0269216320981722. Epub ahead of print.

Corradi-Perini C, Beltrão JR, Ribeiro URVCO. Circumstances Related to Moral Distress in Palliative Care: An Integrative Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Dec 7:1049909120978826. doi: 10.1177/1049909120978826. Epub ahead of print.

Eisma MC, Stroebe MS. Emotion Regulatory Strategies in Complicated Grief: A Systematic Review. Behav Ther. 2021 Jan;52(1):234-249. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2020.04.004. Epub 2020 Apr 13.

Estrada LV, Agarwal M, Stone PW. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Nursing Home End-of-Life Care: A Systematic Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2021 Feb;22(2):279-290.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.12.005. Epub 2021 Jan 9.

González-Fraile E, Ballesteros J, Rueda JR, Santos-Zorrozúa B, Solà I, McCleery J. Remotely delivered information, training and support for informal caregivers of people with dementia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2021 Jan 4;1:CD006440. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006440.pub3.

González-González AI, Schmucker C, Nothacker J, Nury E, Dinh TS, Brueckle MS, Blom JW, van den Akker M, Röttger K, Wegwarth O, Hoffmann T, Gerlach FM, Straus SE, Meerpohl JJ, Muth C. End-of-Life Care Preferences of Older Patients with Multimorbidity: A Mixed Methods Systematic Review. J Clin Med. 2020 Dec 29;10(1):91. doi: 10.3390/jcm10010091.

Gonzalez-Jaramillo V, Fuhrer V, Gonzalez-Jaramillo N, Kopp-Heim D, Eychmüller S, Maessen M. Impact of home-based palliative care on health care costs and hospital use: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2020 Dec 9:1-14. doi: 10.1017/S1478951520001315. Epub ahead of print.

Hadian M, Jabbari A, Mazaheri E. What must Iran do for Palliative care? A systematized review. J Educ Health Promot. 2020 Oct 30;9:276. doi: 10.4103/jehp.jehp_107_20.

Hanna N, Quach B, Scott M, Qureshi D, Tanuseputro P, Webber C. Operationalizing Burdensome Transitions Among Adults at the End of Life: A Scoping Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Oct 21:S0885-3924(20)30824-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.10.018. Epub ahead of print.

Haylett WJ, Tilley DS. The Phenomenon of Bereaved Parenting: An Integrative Review of Literature. Omega (Westport). 2021 Feb;82(3):424-445. doi: 10.1177/0030222818819350. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

Jia L, Dong X, Li X, Jia R, Zhang HL. Benefits of resistant starch type 2 for patients with end-stage renal disease under maintenance hemodialysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Med Sci. 2021 Jan 1;18(3):811-820. doi: 10.7150/ijms.51484.

Jonsdottir T, Gunnarsson EC. Understanding Nurses' Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Pain Assessment in Dementia: A Literature Review. Pain Manag Nurs. 2020 Dec 14:S1524-9042(20)30211-3. doi: 10.1016/j.pmn.2020.11.002. Epub ahead of print.

Kaye EC, Weaver MS, DeWitt LH, Byers E, Stevens SE, Lukowski J, Shih B, Zalud K, Applegarth J, Wong HN, Baker JN, Ullrich CK; AAHPM Research Committee. The Impact of Specialty Palliative Care in Pediatric Oncology: A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Dec 24:S0885-3924(20)30939-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.12.003. Epub ahead of print.

Kim H, Cho J, Park WS, Kim SS. Characteristics of Advance Care Planning Interventions Across Dementia Stages: A Systematic Review. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2021 Jan 21. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12624. Epub ahead of print.

Koffler S, Mintzker Y, Shai A. Association between palliative care and the rate of advanced care planning: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2020 Oct;18(5):589-601. doi: 10.1017/S1478951519001068.

Kunkle R, Chaperon C, Berger AM. Formal Caregiver Burden in Nursing Homes: An Integrative Review. West J Nurs Res. 2020 Dec 27:193945920979691. doi: 10.1177/0193945920979691. Epub ahead of print.

Kwok HHY, Low J, Devakumar D, Candy B. Experience and perspectives on palliative or end-of-life care of Chinese people and their families as immigrants to high-income countries: a systematic review and thematic synthesis. BMJ Glob Health. 2020 Dec;5(12):e003232. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-003232.

Lee J, Cagle JG. Measures of financial burden for families dealing with serious illness: A systematic review and analysis. Palliat Med. 2020 Dec 4:269216320973161. doi: 10.1177/0269216320973161. Epub ahead of print.

Lin SC, Huang MC, Yasmara D, Wuu HL. Impact of palliative care on end-of-life care and place of death in children, adolescents, and young adults with life-limiting conditions: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2021 Jan 22:1-13. doi: 10.1017/S1478951520001455. Epub ahead of print.

Liu W, Kim S, Alessio H. Mealtime caregiving knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors for persons living with dementia: A systematic review of psychometric properties of instruments. Int J Nurs Stud. 2021 Feb;114:103824. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103824. Epub 2020 Nov 12.

Mackintosh NJ, Davis RE, Easter A, Rayment-Jones H, Sevdalis N, Wilson S, Adams M, Sandall J. Interventions to increase patient and family involvement in escalation of care for acute life-threatening illness in community health and hospital settings. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Dec 8;12:CD012829. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012829.pub2.

Martina D, Lin CP, Kristanti MS, Bramer WM, Mori M, Korfage IJ, van der Heide A, van der Rijt CCD, Rietjens JAC. Advance Care Planning in Asia: A Systematic Narrative Review of Healthcare Professionals' Knowledge, Attitude, and Experience. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2021 Feb;22(2):349.e1-349.e28. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.12.018. Epub 2021 Jan 7.

McDonnell J, Idler E. Promoting advance care planning in African American faith communities: literature review and assessment of church-based programs. Palliat Care Soc Pract. 2020 Dec 7;14:2632352420975780. doi: 10.1177/2632352420975780.

Miller KA, Baird J, Lira J, Herrera Eguizabal J, Fei S, Kysh L, Lotstein D. The Use of Telemedicine for Home-Based Palliative Care for Children With Serious Illness: A Scoping Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Dec 19:S0885-3924(20)30942-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.12.004. Epub ahead of print.

Nelson KE, Wright R, Peeler A, Brockie T, Davidson PM. Sociodemographic Disparities in Access to Hospice and Palliative Care: An Integrative Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Jan 11:1049909120985419. doi: 10.1177/1049909120985419. Epub ahead of print.

Nelson KE, Wright R, Peeler A, Brockie T, Davidson PM. Sociodemographic Disparities in Access to Hospice and Palliative Care: An Integrative Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Jan 11:1049909120985419. doi: 10.1177/1049909120985419. Epub ahead of print.

Olsson MM, Windsor C, Chambers S, Green TL. A Scoping Review of End-of-Life Communication in International Palliative Care Guidelines for Acute Care Settings. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Dec 1:S0885-3924(20)30902-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.11.032. Epub ahead of print.

Ortega Romero S, Velando-Soriano A, Romero-Bejar JL, Vargas-Román K, Albendín-García L, Suleiman-Martos N, Cañadas-De la Fuente GA. Nurses Training and Capacitation for Palliative Care in Emergency Units: A Systematic Review. Medicina (Kaunas). 2020 Nov 26;56(12):648. doi: 10.3390/medicina56120648.

Parajuli J, Hupcey JE. A Systematic Review on Barriers to Palliative Care in Oncology. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Jan 8:1049909120983283. doi: 10.1177/1049909120983283. Epub ahead of print.

Paris S, Banerjee A, Bottenberg P, Breschi L, Campus G, Doméjean S, Ekstrand K, Giacaman RA, Haak R, Hannig M, Hickel R, Juric H, Lussi A, Machiulskiene V, Manton D, Jablonski-Momeni A, Santamaria R, Schwendicke F, Splieth CH, Tassery H, Zandona A, Zero D, Zimmer S, Opdam N. How to Intervene in the Caries Process in Older Adults: A Joint ORCA and EFCD Expert Delphi Consensus Statement. Caries Res. 2020 Dec 8;54(5-6):1-7. doi: 10.1159/000510843. Epub ahead of print.

Pearse W, Saxon R, Plowman G, Hyde M, Oprescu F. Continuing Education Outcomes for Advance Care Planning: A Systematic Review of the Literature. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2021 Jan 8;Publish Ahead of Print. doi: 10.1097/CEH.0000000000000323. Epub ahead of print.

Pedrosa Carrasco AJ, Volberg C, Pedrosa DJ, Berthold D. Patient Safety in Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Text Mining Approach and Systematic Review of Definitions. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Dec 3:1049909120971825. doi: 10.1177/1049909120971825. Epub ahead of print.

Postavaru GI, Swaby H, Swaby R. A meta-ethnographic study of fathers' experiences of caring for a child with a life-limiting illness. Palliat Med. 2020 Dec 18:269216320979153. doi: 10.1177/0269216320979153. Epub ahead of print.

Racine L, Johnson L, Fowler-Kerry S. An integrative review of empirical literature on indigenous cognitive impairment and dementia. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Dec 3. doi: 10.1111/jan.14665. Epub ahead of print.

Sánchez-Martínez I, Vilar R, Irujo J, Ulsamer D, Cano D, Casaca Soares C, Acevedo Á, Jerez-Roig J, Celdrán M. Effectiveness of the Validation Method in Work Satisfaction and Motivation of Nursing Home Care Professionals: A Literature Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Dec 29;18(1):201. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18010201.

Scerri A, Sammut R, Scerri C. Formal caregivers' perceptions and experiences of using pet robots for persons living with dementia in long-term care: A meta-ethnography. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Oct 5. doi: 10.1111/jan.14581. Epub ahead of print.

Schofield G, Dittborn M, Huxtable R, Brangan E, Selman LE. Real-world ethics in palliative care: A systematic review of the ethical challenges reported by specialist palliative care practitioners in their clinical practice. Palliat Med. 2020 Dec 10:269216320974277. doi: 10.1177/0269216320974277. Epub ahead of print.

Tan AJN, Tiew LH, Shorey S. Experiences and needs of parents of palliative paediatric oncology patients: A meta-synthesis. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2020 Dec 17:e13388. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13388. Epub ahead of print.

Tark A, Song J, Parajuli J, Chae S, Stone PW. Are We Getting What We Really Want? A Systematic Review of Concordance Between Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Documentation and Subsequent Care Delivered at End-of-Life. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Nov 28:1049909120976319. doi: 10.1177/1049909120976319. Epub ahead of print.

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.

Thapa R, Chimoriya R, Arora A. The development and psychometric properties of oral health assessment instruments used by non-dental professionals for nursing home residents: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2021 Jan 9;21(1):35. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01989-8.

van Eenennaam RM, Kruithof WJ, van Es MA, Kruitwagen-van Reenen ET, Westeneng HJ, Visser-Meily JMA, van den Berg LH, Beelen A. Discussing personalized prognosis in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: development of a communication guide. BMC Neurol. 2020 Dec 14;20(1):446. doi: 10.1186/s12883-020-02004-8.

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.

Vijeratnam SS, Candy B, Craig R, Marshall A, Stone P, Low JTS. Palliative Care for Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease on the Liver Transplant Waiting List: An International Systematic Review. Dig Dis Sci. 2021 Jan 12. doi: 10.1007/s10620-020-06779-1. Epub ahead of print.

Wattanapisit S, Wagland R, Hunt K. Prognostic disclosure and quality of life in palliative care: a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Nov 30:bmjspcare-2020-002460. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002460. Epub ahead of print.

Yang J, Wahner-Roedler DL, Zhou X, Johnson LA, Do A, Pachman DR, Chon TY, Salinas M, Millstine D, Bauer BA. Acupuncture for palliative cancer pain management: systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 Jan 13:bmjspcare-2020-002638. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002638. Epub ahead of print.

November 2020

Alobaidi NY, Almeshari M, Stockley JA, Sapey E, Edgar RG. A Systematic Review of the Use of Physiological Tests Assessing the Acute Response to Treatment During Exacerbations of COPD (with a Focus on Small Airway Function). COPD. 2020 Dec;17(6):711-720. doi: 10.1080/15412555.2020.1815183. Epub 2020 Nov 12.

Atout M. Experience of nurses who work with children with palliative care needs: A mixed-method systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2020 Aug;18(4):473-485. doi: 10.1017/S1478951519000956.

Backhaus R, Hoek LJM, de Vries E, van Haastregt JCM, Hamers JPH, Verbeek H. Interventions to foster family inclusion in nursing homes for people with dementia: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2020 Oct 30;20(1):434. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01836-w.

Cooper A, Dains JE. Advanced Care Planning and End-of-life Outcomes in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Nov 9:1049909120971566. doi: 10.1177/1049909120971566. Epub ahead of print.

Erzkamp S, Köberlein-Neu J, Rose O. An Algorithm for Comprehensive Medication Management in Nursing Homes: Results of the AMBER Project. Drug Saf. 2020 Oct 31. doi: 10.1007/s40264-020-01016-0. Epub ahead of print.

Fenwick KE, Swan BA. Managing Dyspnea in Individuals With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2020 Dec;22(6):447-455. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000687.

Gorchs-Font N, Ramon-Aribau A, Yildirim M, Kroll T, Larkin PJ, Subirana-Casacuberta M. Nursing students' first experience of death: Identifying mechanisms for practice learning. A realist review. Nurse Educ Today. 2021 Jan;96:104637. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104637. Epub 2020 Oct 20.

Jordan RI, Allsop MJ, ElMokhallalati Y, Jackson CE, Edwards HL, Chapman EJ, Deliens L, Bennett MI. Duration of palliative care before death in international routine practice: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Med. 2020 Nov 26;18(1):368. doi: 10.1186/s12916-020-01829-x.

Just DT, O'Rourke HM, Berta WB, Variath C, Cranley LA. Expanding the Concept of End-of-life Care in Long-term Care: A Scoping Review Exploring the Role of Healthcare Assistants. Int J Older People Nurs. 2020 Oct 29:e12353. doi: 10.1111/opn.12353. Epub ahead of print.

Keijzer-van Laarhoven AJ, Touwen DP, Tilburgs B, van Tilborg-den Boeft M, Pees C, Achterberg WP, van der Steen JT. Which moral barriers and facilitators do physicians encounter in advance care planning conversations about the end of life of persons with dementia? A meta-review of systematic reviews and primary studies. BMJ Open. 2020 Nov 12;10(11):e038528. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038528.

Kuek JTY, Ngiam LXL, Kamal NHA, Chia JL, Chan NPX, Abdurrahman ABHM, Ho CY, Tan LHE, Goh JL, Khoo MSQ, Ong YT, Chiam M, Chin AMC, Mason S, Krishna LKR. The impact of caring for dying patients in intensive care units on a physician's personhood: a systematic scoping review. Philos Ethics Humanit Med. 2020 Nov 25;15(1):12. doi: 10.1186/s13010-020-00096-1.

Marshall S, Fearnley R, Bristowe K, Harding R. The perspectives of children and young people affected by parental life-limiting illness: An integrative review and thematic synthesis. Palliat Med. 2020 Nov 19:269216320967590. doi: 10.1177/0269216320967590. Epub ahead of print.

Matis J, Svetlak M, Slezackova A, Svoboda M, Šumec R. Mindfulness-Based Programs for Patients With Cancer via eHealth and Mobile Health: Systematic Review and Synthesis of Quantitative Research. J Med Internet Res. 2020 Nov 16;22(11):e20709. doi: 10.2196/20709.

McCleery J, Sharpley AL. Pharmacotherapies for sleep disturbances in dementia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Nov 15;11:CD009178. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009178.pub4.

Mills SEE, Geneen LJ, Buchanan D, Guthrie B, Smith BH. Factors associated with unscheduled care use by cancer decedents: a systematic review with narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 13:bmjspcare-2020-002410. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002410. Epub ahead of print.

Ng JY, Sharma AE. Guidelines for Cancer-Related Pain: A Systematic Review of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Recommendations. Pain Pract. 2020 Nov 16. doi: 10.1111/papr.12964. Epub ahead of print.

Salins N, Ghoshal A, Hughes S, Preston N. How views of oncologists and haematologists impacts palliative care referral: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Nov 23;19(1):175. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00671-5.

Schmidt EB, Blum D, Domeisen Benedetti F, Schlögl M, Strasser F. Tools for guiding interventions to address patient-perceived multidimensional unmet healthcare needs in palliative care: systematic literature review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Nov 11:bmjspcare-2020-002495. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002495. Epub ahead of print.

van der Geugten W, Goossensen A. Dignifying and undignifying aspects of care for people with dementia: a narrative review. Scand J Caring Sci. 2020 Dec;34(4):818-838. doi: 10.1111/scs.12791. Epub 2019 Nov 21.

Vickery J, Compton L, Allard J, Beeson T, Howard J, Pittman J. Pressure Injury Prevention and Wound Management for the Patient Who Is Actively Dying: Evidence-Based Recommendations to Guide Care. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2020 Nov/Dec;47(6):569-575. doi: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000702.

Winger A, Kvarme LG, Løyland B, Kristiansen C, Helseth S, Ravn IH. Family experiences with palliative care for children at home: a systematic literature review. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 24;19(1):165. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00672-4.

October 2020

Ament SM, Couwenberg IM, Boyne JJ, Kleijnen J, Stoffers HE, van den Beuken MH, Engels Y, Bellersen L, Janssen DJ. Tools to help healthcare professionals recognize palliative care needs in patients with advanced heart failure: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2020 Oct 15:269216320963941. doi: 10.1177/0269216320963941. Epub ahead of print.

Arisanti N, F Hadisoemarto P, Pudji Setiawati Sasongko E, Pandia V, Hilmanto D. The model and elements of palliative care for patients with terminal illness: A systematic review. Asia Pac Fam Med. 2020 Jan 27;18(1). doi:

Bajwah S, Oluyase AO, Yi D, Gao W, Evans CJ, Grande G, Todd C, Costantini M, Murtagh FE, Higginson IJ. The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of hospital-based specialist palliative care for adults with advanced illness and their caregivers. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Sep 30;9:CD012780. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012780.pub2.

Beavis J, Davis L, McKenzie S. Clinical Supervision for Support Workers in Paediatric Palliative Care: A Literature Review. Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2020 Oct 14:1359104520961431. doi: 10.1177/1359104520961431. Epub ahead of print. 

Beltran SJ, Hamel MN. Caring for Dying Infants: A Systematic Review of Healthcare Providers' Perspectives of Neonatal Palliative Care. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 15:1049909120965949. doi: 10.1177/1049909120965949. Epub ahead of print.

Collins RN, Kishita N. Prevalence of depression and burden among informal care-givers of people with dementia: a meta-analysis. Ageing Soc. 2020 Nov;40(11):2355-2392. doi:

Cottrell L, Economos G, Evans C, Silber E, Burman R, Nicholas R, Farsides B, Ashford S, Koffman JS. A realist review of advance care planning for people with multiple sclerosis and their families. PLoS One. 2020 Oct 16;15(10):e0240815. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0240815.

Dijxhoorn AQ, Brom L, van der Linden YM, Leget C, Raijmakers NJ. Prevalence of burnout in healthcare professionals providing palliative care and the effect of interventions to reduce symptoms: A systematic literature review. Palliat Med. 2020 Oct 16:269216320956825. doi: 10.1177/0269216320956825. Epub ahead of print.

Enninger A, Schmidt P, Hasan C, Wager J, Zernikow B. Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in Palliative Care: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2020 Oct 20. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2019.0654. Epub ahead of print.

Gómez-Urquiza JL, Albendín-García L, Velando-Soriano A, Ortega-Campos E, Ramírez-Baena L, Membrive-Jiménez MJ, Suleiman-Martos N. Burnout in Palliative Care Nurses, Prevalence and Risk Factors: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Oct 21;17(20):E7672. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17207672.

Gore S, Chindam T, Goldberg A, Huang MH, Shoemaker M, Blackwood J. Reliability and Validity of Patient-Reported, Rater-Based, and Hybrid Physical Activity Assessments in COPD: A Systematic Review. COPD. 2020 Oct 15:1-11. doi: 10.1080/15412555.2020.1830963. Epub ahead of print.

Imamura S, Inagaki T, Terada J, Nagashima K, Katsura H, Tatsumi K. Long-term efficacy of pulmonary rehabilitation with home-based or low frequent maintenance programs in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a meta-analysis. Ann Palliat Med. 2020 Sep;9(5):2606-2615. doi: 10.21037/apm-19-581. Epub 2020 Aug 14.

Jeong E, Park J, Lee J. Diagnostic Test Accuracy of the 4AT for Delirium Detection: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Oct 15;17(20):E7515. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17207515.

Jia Z, Leiter RE, Yeh IM, Tulsky JA, Sanders JJ. Toward Culturally Tailored Advance Care Planning for the Chinese Diaspora: An Integrative Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2020 Sep 29. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0330. Epub ahead of print.

Kingdon A, Spathis A, Brodrick R, Clarke G, Kuhn I, Barclay S. What is the impact of clinically assisted hydration in the last days of life? A systematic literature review and narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 12:bmjspcare-2020-002600. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002600. Epub ahead of print.

Kremling A, Schildmann J. What do you mean by "palliative sedation"? : Pre-explicative analyses as preliminary steps towards better definitions. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Sep 23;19(1):147. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00635-9.

Lee K, Mileski M, Fohn J, Frye L, Brooks L. Facilitators and Barriers Surrounding the Role of Administration in Employee Job Satisfaction in Long-Term Care Facilities: A Systematic Review. Healthcare (Basel). 2020 Sep 24;8(4):E360. doi: 10.3390/healthcare8040360.

Li L, Zhao Y, Wang Y, Wang Z. Overview of systematic reviews: Effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions for eating difficulties in people with dementia. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Nov;76(11):2830-2848. doi: 10.1111/jan.14492. Epub 2020 Aug 27.

Li Y, Sun D, Zhang X, Li H, Zhao Y, Ma D, Li Z, Sun J. Informal dementia caregivers' experiences and perceptions about mealtime care: A qualitative evidence synthesis. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Sep 30. doi: 10.1111/jan.14550. Epub ahead of print.

Liu S, Zhao Q, Li W, Zhao X, Li K. The Cost-Effectiveness of Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD in Different Settings: A Systematic Review. Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2020 Oct 20. doi: 10.1007/s40258-020-00613-5. Epub ahead of print.

Lo Presti G, Roncador M, Biggiogero M, Soloni C, Franzetti-Pellanda A. Radiation oncologists role, training and perceptions in palliative care: a systematic review. Rep Pract Oncol Radiother. 2020 Nov-Dec;25(6):939-942. doi: 10.1016/j.rpor.2020.09.007. Epub 2020 Oct 1.

Lopes-Júnior LC, Rosa GS, Pessanha RM, Schuab SIPC, Nunes KZ, Amorim MHC. Efficacy of the complementary therapies in the management of cancer pain in palliative care: A systematic review. Rev Lat Am Enfermagem. 2020 Sep 30;28:e3377. doi: 10.1590/1518-8345.4213.3377.

Lowers J, Scardaville M, Hughes S, Preston NJ. Comparison of the experience of caregiving at end of life or in hastened death: a narrative synthesis review. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 8;19(1):154. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00660-8.

Macleod A, Nair D, Ilbahar E, Sellars M, Nolte L. Identifying barriers and facilitators to implementing advance care planning in prisons: a rapid literature review. Health Justice. 2020 Sep 21;8(1):22. doi: 10.1186/s40352-020-00123-5.

Maresova P, Hruska J, Klimova B, Barakovic S, Krejcar O. Activities of Daily Living and Associated Costs in the Most Widespread Neurodegenerative Diseases: A Systematic Review. Clin Interv Aging. 2020 Oct 2;15:1841-1862. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S264688.

Miele F, Neresini F, Boniolo G, Paccagnella O. Supportive care for older people with dementia: Socio-organisational implications. Ageing Soc. 2020 Jul 23:1-33. doi:

Mills SEE, Geneen LJ, Buchanan D, Guthrie B, Smith BH. Factors associated with unscheduled care use by cancer decedents: a systematic review with narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 13:bmjspcare-2020-002410. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002410. Epub ahead of print.

Parker KJ, Hickman LD, Phillips JL, Ferguson C. Interventions to optimise transitional care coordination for older people living with dementia and concomitant multimorbidity and their caregivers: A systematic review. Contemp Nurse. 2020 Sep 10:1-29. doi: 10.1080/10376178.2020.1812416. Epub ahead of print.

Polita NB, de Montigny F, Neris RR, Alvarenga WA, Silva-Rodrigues FM, Leite ACAB, Nascimento LC. The Experiences of Bereaved Parents After the Loss of a Child to Cancer: A Qualitative Metasynthesis. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2020 Nov/Dec;37(6):444-457. doi: 10.1177/1043454220944059. Epub 2020 Jul 27.

Quinn KL, Shurrab M, Gitau K, Kavalieratos D, Isenberg SR, Stall NM, Stukel TA, Goldman R, Horn D, Cram P, Detsky AS, Bell CM. Association of Receipt of Palliative Care Interventions With Health Care Use, Quality of Life, and Symptom Burden Among Adults With Chronic Noncancer Illness: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA. 2020 Oct 13;324(14):1439-1450. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.14205.

Rieger KL, Lobchuk MM, Duff MA, Chernomas WM, Demczuk L, Campbell-Enns HJ, Zaborniak AR, Nweze S, West CH. Mindfulness-based Arts Interventions for Cancer Care: A Systematic Review of the Effects on Wellbeing and Fatigue. Psychooncology. 2020 Oct 1. doi: 10.1002/pon.5560. Epub ahead of print.

Sampedro Pilegaard M, Knold Rossau H, Lejsgaard E, Kjer Møller JJ, Jarlbaek L, Dalton SO, la Cour K. Rehabilitation and palliative care for socioeconomically disadvantaged patients with advanced cancer: a scoping review. Acta Oncol. 2020 Oct 6:1-12. doi: 10.1080/0284186X.2020.1827156. Epub ahead of print.

Singh B, Spence R, Steele ML, Hayes S, Toohey K. Exercise for Individuals With Lung Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Adverse Events, Feasibility, and Effectiveness. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2020 Oct;36(5):151076. doi: 10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151076. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

Tanzi S, Venturelli F, Luminari S, Merlo FD, Braglia L, Bassi C, Costantini M. Early palliative care in haematological patients: a systematic literature review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 14:bmjspcare-2020-002386. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002386. Epub ahead of print.

Thodé M, Pasman HRW, van Vliet LM, Damman OC, Ket JCF, Francke AL, Jongerden IP. Feasibility and effectiveness of tools that support communication and decision making in life-prolonging treatments for patients in hospital: a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 5:bmjspcare-2020-002284. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002284. Epub ahead of print.

Waite SJ, Maitland S, Thomas A, Yarnall AJ. Sarcopenia and frailty in individuals with dementia: A systematic review. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2020 Sep 28;92:104268. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2020.104268. Epub ahead of print.

Widberg C, Wiklund B, Klarare A. Patients' experiences of eHealth in palliative care: an integrative review. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 14;19(1):158. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00667-1.

September 2020

Banting SP, Waters PS, Peacock O, Narasimhan V, Lynch AC, McCormick JJ, Warrier SK, Heriot AG. Management of primary and metastatic malignant small bowel obstruction, operate or palliate. A systematic review. ANZ J Surg. 2020 Aug 31. doi: 10.1111/ans.16188. Epub ahead of print.

Boland JW, Brown MEL, Duenas A, Finn GM, Gibbins J. How effective is undergraduate palliative care teaching for medical students? A systematic literature review. BMJ Open. 2020 Sep 9;10(9):e036458. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-036458.

Chang YK, Kaplan H, Geng Y, Mo L, Philip J, Collins A, Allen LA, McClung JA, Denvir MA, Hui D. Referral Criteria to Palliative Care for Patients With Heart Failure: A Systematic Review. Circ Heart Fail. 2020 Sep;13(9):e006881. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.120.006881. Epub 2020 Sep 9.

Clancy M, Taylor J, Bradbury-Jones C, Phillimore J. A systematic review exploring palliative care for families who are forced migrants. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Aug 31. doi: 10.1111/jan.14509. Epub ahead of print.

de López KJ, Søndergaard Knudsen H, Hansen TGB. What Is Measured in Bereavement Treatment for Children and Adolescents? A Systematic Literature Review. Illn Crises Loss. 2020 Oct;28(4):363-387. doi:10.1177/1054137317741713

de Oliveira SG, Pacheco STA, Nunes MDR, Caldas CP, Cunha AL, Peres PLP. Bioethical aspects of health care provided to older adults at the end of their lives. Rev enferm UERJ. 2020;28:e47321

De Stefano R, Muscatello MRA, Bruno A, Cedro C, Mento C, Zoccali RA, Pandolfo G. Complicated grief: A systematic review of the last 20 years. Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2020 Sep 24:20764020960202. doi: 10.1177/0020764020960202. Epub ahead of print.

Dowling M, Fahy P, Houghton C, Smalle M. A qualitative evidence synthesis of healthcare professionals' experiences and views of palliative care for patients with a haematological malignancy. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2020 Sep 9. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13316. Epub ahead of print.

Efstathiou N, Vanderspank-Wright B, Vandyk A, Al-Janabi M, Daham Z, Sarti A, Delaney JW, Downar J. Terminal withdrawal of mechanical ventilation in adult intensive care units: A systematic review and narrative synthesis of perceptions, experiences and practices. Palliat Med. 2020 Oct;34(9):1140-1164. doi: 10.1177/0269216320935002. Epub 2020 Jun 27.

Fettes L, Neo J, Ashford S, Higginson IJ, Maddocks M. Trajectories of disability in activities of daily living in advanced cancer or respiratory disease: a systematic review. Disabil Rehabil. 2020 Sep 22:1-12. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2020.1820587. Epub ahead of print.

Furtado-Eraso S, Escalada-Hernández P, Marín-Fernández B. Integrative Review of Emotional Care Following Perinatal Loss. West J Nurs Res. 2020 Sep 4:193945920954448. doi: 10.1177/0193945920954448. Epub ahead of print.

Gayatri D, Efremov L, Kantelhardt EJ, Mikolajczyk R. Quality of life of cancer patients at palliative care units in developing countries: systematic review of the published literature. Qual Life Res. 2020 Sep 18. doi: 10.1007/s11136-020-02633-z. Epub ahead of print.

Gustafson C, Song MK. State of the Science of Palliative Care in Solid Organ Transplantation. Prog Transplant. 2020 Sep 15:1526924820958156. doi: 10.1177/1526924820958156. Epub ahead of print.

He M, OʼConnor SJ, Qu H, Menachemi N, Tucker R, Shewchuk RM. Systematic review of the hospice performance literature. Health Care Manage Rev. 2020 Oct/Dec;45(4):E23-E34. doi: 10.1097/HMR.0000000000000258.

Iida K, Ryan A, Hasson F, Payne S, McIlfatrick S. Palliative and end-of-life educational interventions for staff working in long-term care facilities: An integrative review of the literature. Int J Older People Nurs. 2020 Sep 12:e12347. doi: 10.1111/opn.12347. Epub ahead of print.

Janberidze E, Poláková K, Bankovská Motlová L, Loučka M. Impact of palliative care consult service in inpatient hospital setting: a systematic literature review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Sep 21:bmjspcare-2020-002291. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002291. Epub ahead of print.

Kavalieratos D, Georgiopoulos AM, Dhingra L, Basile MJ, Rabinowitz E, Hempstead SE, Faro A, Dellon EP; Committee on Palliative Care in Cystic Fibrosis. Models of Palliative Care Delivery for Individuals with Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Evidence-Informed Consensus Guidelines. J Palliat Med. 2020 Sep 16. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0311. Epub ahead of print.

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.

Librada-Flores S, Nabal-Vicuña M, Forero-Vega D, Muñoz-Mayorga I, Guerra-Martín MD. Implementation Models of Compassionate Communities and Compassionate Cities at the End of Life: A Systematic Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Aug 28;17(17):6271. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17176271.

Loggers SAI, Van Lieshout EMM, Joosse P, Verhofstad MHJ, Willems HC. Prognosis of nonoperative treatment in elderly patients with a hip fracture: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Injury. 2020 Aug 23:S0020-1383(20)30703-8. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2020.08.027. Epub ahead of print.

Malcolm C, Knighting K, Taylor C. Home-based end of life care for children and their families - a systematic scoping review and narrative synthesis. J Pediatr Nurs. 2020 Sep 16;55:126-133. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2020.07.018. Epub ahead of print.

McMahan RD, Tellez I, Sudore RL. Deconstructing the Complexities of Advance Care Planning Outcomes: What Do We Know and Where Do We Go? A Scoping Review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Sep 7. doi: 10.1111/jgs.16801. Epub ahead of print.

Noorlandt HW, Echteld MA, Tuffrey-Wijne I, Festen DAM, Vrijmoeth C, van der Heide A, Korfage IJ. Shared decision-making with people with intellectual disabilities in the last phase of life: A scoping review. J Intellect Disabil Res. 2020 Sep 11. doi: 10.1111/jir.12774. Epub ahead of print.

Rutherford J, Willmott L, White BP. Physician attitudes to voluntary assisted dying: a scoping review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Jun 20:bmjspcare-2020-002192. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002192. Epub ahead of print.

Schichtel M, Wee B, Perera R, Onakpoya I, Albury C. Effect of Behavior Change Techniques Targeting Clinicians to Improve Advance Care Planning in Heart Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Ann Behav Med. 2020 Sep 14:kaaa075. doi: 10.1093/abm/kaaa075. Epub ahead of print.

Terpstra J, Lehto R, Wyatt G. Spirituality, Quality of Life, and End of Life Among Indigenous Peoples: A Scoping Review. J Transcult Nurs. 2020 Aug 27:1043659620952524. doi: 10.1177/1043659620952524. Epub ahead of print.

August 2020

Bradford N, Rolfe M, Ekberg S, Mitchell G, Beane T, Ferranti K, Herbert A. Family meetings in paediatric palliative care: an integrative review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Jul 17:bmjspcare-2020-002333. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002333. Epub ahead of print.

Chilvers M, Johnston K, Ferrar K, Williams MT. Dyspnoea Assessment In Adults With End-Stage Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review. J Ren Care. 2020 Sep;46(3):137-150. doi: 10.1111/jorc.12321. Epub 2020 Feb 12.

Cross LA. An Integrative Review of Community Theories Applied to Palliative Care Nursing. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2020 Jul 28. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000675. Epub ahead of print.

Forbat L. The role and value of family therapy for people living with cancer: a rapid review of recent evidence. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2020 Sep;14(3):263-269. doi: 10.1097/SPC.0000000000000504.

Frasca M, Galvin A, Raherison C, Soubeyran P, Burucoa B, Bellera C, Mathoulin-Pelissier S. Palliative versus hospice care in patients with cancer: a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Jul 17:bmjspcare-2020-002195. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002195. Epub ahead of print.

Frederiksen KS, Cooper C, Frisoni GB, Frölich L, Georges J, Kramberger MG, Nilsson C, Passmore P, Mantoan Ritter L, Religa D, Schmidt R, Stefanova E, Verdelho A, Vandenbulcke M, Winblad B, Waldemar G. A European Academy of Neurology guideline on medical management issues in dementia. Eur J Neurol. 2020 Jul 26. doi: 10.1111/ene.14412. Epub ahead of print.

Gutiérrez-Sánchez D, Gómez-García R, Cuesta-Vargas AI, Pérez-Cruzado D. The suffering measurement instruments in palliative care: A systematic review of psychometric properties. Int J Nurs Stud. 2020 Jul 10;110:103704. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103704. Epub ahead of print.

Hopf D, Eckstein M, Aguilar-Raab C, Warth M, Ditzen B. Neuroendocrine mechanisms of grief and bereavement: A systematic review and implications for future interventions. J Neuroendocrinol. 2020 Aug;32(8):e12887. doi: 10.1111/jne.12887. Epub 2020 Aug 4.

Jones K, Draper J, Davies A. Nurses' early and ongoing encounters with the dying and the dead: a scoping review of the international literature. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2020 Aug 2;26(6):310-324. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2020.26.6.310.

Killackey T, Lovrics E, Saunders S, Isenberg SR. Palliative care transitions from acute care to community-based care: A qualitative systematic review of the experiences and perspectives of health care providers. Palliat Med. 2020 Aug 8:269216320947601. doi: 10.1177/0269216320947601. Epub ahead of print.

Kipfer S, Pihet S. Reliability, validity and relevance of needs assessment instruments for informal dementia caregivers: a psychometric systematic review. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2019 Nov 20. doi: 10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003976. Epub ahead of print.

Kyriakou M, Middleton N, Ktisti S, Philippou K, Lambrinou E. Supportive Care Interventions to Promote Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients Living with Heart Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Heart Lung Circ. 2020 Jul 3:S1443-9506(20)30276-6. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.04.019. Epub ahead of print.

Laserna A, Durán-Crane A, López-Olivo MA, Cuenca JA, Fowler C, Díaz DP, Cardenas YR, Urso C, O'Connell K, Fowler C, Price KJ, Sprung CL, Nates JL. Pain management during the withholding and withdrawal of life support in critically ill patients at the end-of-life: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Intensive Care Med. 2020 Aug 24:1–12. doi: 10.1007/s00134-020-06139-7. Epub ahead of print.

Luo N, Tan S, Li X, Singh S, Liu S, Chen C, Huang Z, Feng S, Lin Y, Lin Y, Cen H, Liang M, Chen M. Efficacy and safety of opioids in treating cancer-related dyspnea: A systematic review and meta-analysis based on randomized controlled trials. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Jul 27:S0885-3924(20)30632-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.07.021. Epub ahead of print.

Marchi LPES, Santos Neto MFD, Moraes JP, Paiva CE, Paiva BSR. Influence of advance directives on reducing aggressive measures during end-of-life cancer care: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2020 Aug 28:1-7. doi: 10.1017/S1478951520000838. Epub ahead of print.

McDerby N, Kosari S, Bail K, Shield A, Peterson G, Naunton M. Pharmacist-led medication reviews in aged care residents with dementia: A systematic review. Australas J Ageing. 2020 Aug 4. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12827. Epub ahead of print.

Mitchell S, Maynard V, Lyons V, Jones N, Gardiner C. The role and response of primary healthcare services in the delivery of palliative care in epidemics and pandemics: A rapid review to inform practice and service delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic. Palliat Med. 2020 Jul 31:269216320947623. doi: 10.1177/0269216320947623. Epub ahead of print.

Nagelschmidt K, Leppin N, Seifart C, Rief W, von Blanckenburg P. Systematic mixed-method review of barriers to end-of-life communication in the family context. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Aug 27:bmjspcare-2020-002219. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002219. Epub ahead of print.

Nair KPS, Chandler B, Lee M, Oliver D, Sansam K, King L, Paisley S, Sutton A, Cantrell A. Rehabilitation medicine in palliative care of chronic neurological conditions. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Aug 24:bmjspcare-2020-002415. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002415. Epub ahead of print.

Patel T, Christy K, Grierson L, Shadd J, Farag A, O'Toole D, Lawson J, Vanstone M. Clinician responses to legal requests for hastened death: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative research. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Jun 29:bmjspcare-2019-002018. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-002018. Epub ahead of print.

Remawi BN, Gadoud A, Murphy IMJ, Preston N. Palliative care needs-assessment and measurement tools used in patients with heart failure: a systematic mixed-studies review with narrative synthesis. Heart Fail Rev. 2020 Aug 3. doi: 10.1007/s10741-020-10011-7. Epub ahead of print.

Ridley A, Frache S. Bereavement care interventions for children under the age of 18 following the death of a sibling: a systematic review. Palliat Med. 2020 Aug 17:269216320947951. doi: 10.1177/0269216320947951. Epub ahead of print.

Siewert JS, Alvarez AM, Santos SMAD, Brito FA, Hammerschmidt KSA. Institutionalized elderly people with dementia: an integrative review on nursing care. Rev Bras Enferm. 2020;73 Suppl 3:e20180419. Portuguese, English. doi: 10.1590/0034-7167-2018-0419. Epub 2020 Jul 29.

Tait P, Chakraborty A, Tieman J. The Roles and Responsibilities of Community Pharmacists Supporting Older People with Palliative Care Needs: A Rapid Review of the Literature. Pharmacy (Basel). 2020 Aug 12;8(3):E143. doi: 10.3390/pharmacy8030143.

Uijen MJM, Lassche G, van Engen-van Grunsven ACH, Tada Y, Verhaegh GW, Schalken JA, Driessen CML, van Herpen CML. Systemic therapy in the management of recurrent or metastatic salivary duct carcinoma: A systematic review. Cancer Treat Rev. 2020 Sep;89:102069. doi: 10.1016/j.ctrv.2020.102069. Epub 2020 Jul 15.

Valenti KG, Jen S, Parajuli J, Arbogast A, Jacobsen AL, Kunkel S. Experiences of Palliative and End-of-Life Care among Older LGBTQ Women: A Review of Current Literature. J Palliat Med. 2020 Aug 24. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2019.0639. Epub ahead of print.

Willems LM, Bauer S, Jahnke K, Voss M, Rosenow F, Strzelczyk A. Therapeutic Options for Patients with Refractory Status Epilepticus in Palliative Settings or with a Limitation of Life-Sustaining Therapies: A Systematic Review. CNS Drugs. 2020 Aug;34(8):801-826. doi: 10.1007/s40263-020-00747-z.

July 2020

Abdullah R, Guo P, Harding R. Preferences and experiences of Muslim patients and their families in Muslim-majority countries for end-of-life care: a systematic review and thematic analysis. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Jul 10:S0885-3924(20)30576-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.06.032. Epub ahead of print.

Aregay A, O'Connor M, Stow J, Ayers N, Lee S. Strategies used to establish palliative care in rural low- and middle-income countries: an integrative review. Health Policy Plan. 2020 Jun 24:czaa051. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czaa051. Epub ahead of print.

Arentz S, Hunter J, Deed G. Integrating Traditional and Complementary Medicine Recommendations into Clinical Practice Guidelines for People with Diabetes in Need of Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Scoping Review. J Altern Complement Med. 2020 Jul;26(7):571-591. doi: 10.1089/acm.2020.0028.

Armstrong M, Kupeli N, Flemming K, Stone P, Wilkinson S, Candy B. Complementary therapy in palliative care: A synthesis of qualitative and quantitative systematic reviews. Palliat Med. 2020 Jul 15:269216320942450. doi: 10.1177/0269216320942450. Epub ahead of print.

Baruth JM, Ho JB, Mohammad SI, Lapid MI. End-of-life care in schizophrenia: a systematic review. Int Psychogeriatr. 2020 Jun 19:1-19. doi: 10.1017/S1041610220000915. Epub ahead of print.

Batstone E, Bailey C, Hallett N. Spiritual care provision to end-of-life patients: A systematic literature review. J Clin Nurs. 2020 Jul 9. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15411. Epub ahead of print.

Burrell A, Selman LE. How do Funeral Practices Impact Bereaved Relatives' Mental Health, Grief and Bereavement? A Mixed Methods Review with Implications for COVID-19. Omega (Westport). 2020 Jul 8:30222820941296. doi: 10.1177/0030222820941296. Epub ahead of print.

Evans CJ, Yorganci E, Lewis P, Koffman J, Stone K, Tunnard I, Wee B, Bernal W, Hotopf M, Higginson IJ; MORECare_Capacity. Processes of consent in research for adults with impaired mental capacity nearing the end of life: systematic review and transparent expert consultation (MORECare_Capacity statement). BMC Med. 2020 Jul 22;18(1):221. doi: 10.1186/s12916-020-01654-2.

Frechman E, Dietrich MS, Walden RL, Maxwell CA. Exploring the Uptake of Advance Care Planning in Older Adults: An Integrative Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Jul 6:S0885-3924(20)30588-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.06.043. Epub ahead of print.

Ghezelsefli Z, Ahmadi F, Mohammadi E. End-of-Life Care Provided for Cancer Patients: A Metasynthesis Study. Holist Nurs Pract. 2020 Jul/Aug;34(4):210-220. doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000391.

Gonzalez-Jaramillo V, Sobanski P, Calvache JA, Arenas-Ochoa LF, Franco OH, Hunziker L, Eychmüller S, Maessen M. Unmet device reprogramming needs at the end of life among patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Palliat Med. 2020 Sep;34(8):1019-1029. doi: 10.1177/0269216320929548. Epub 2020 Jun 26.

Hamdan Alshehri H, Olausson S, Öhlén J, Wolf A. Factors influencing the integration of a palliative approach in intensive care units: a systematic mixed-methods review. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Jul 22;19(1):113. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00616-y.

Heijltjes M, van Thiel G, Rietjens J, van der Heide A, de Graeff A, van Delden J. Changing practices in the use of continuous sedation at the end of life. A systematic review of the literature. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Jun 26:S0885-3924(20)30560-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.06.019. Epub ahead of print.

Janus SIM, Kosters J, van den Bosch KA, Andringa TC, Zuidema SU, Luijendijk HJ. Sounds in nursing homes and their effect on health in dementia: a systematic review. Int Psychogeriatr. 2020 Jun 29:1-18. doi: 10.1017/S1041610220000952. Epub ahead of print.

Jones C, Liu F, Murfield J, Moyle W. Effects of non-facilitated meaningful activities for people with dementia in long-term care facilities: A systematic review. Geriatr Nurs. 2020 Jun 20:S0197-4572(20)30187-7. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2020.06.001. Epub ahead of print.

Karamanidou C, Natsiavas P, Koumakis L, Marias K, Schera F, Schäfer M, Payne S, Maramis C. Electronic Patient-Reported Outcome-Based Interventions for Palliative Cancer Care: A Systematic and Mapping Review. JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2020 Jul;4:647-656. doi: 10.1200/CCI.20.00015.

Leduc S, Cantor Z, Kelly P, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Wells G, Vaillancourt C. The Safety and Effectiveness of On-Site Paramedic and Allied Health Treatment Interventions Targeting the Reduction of Emergency Department Visits by Long-Term Care Patients: Systematic Review. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2020 Jul 20:1-10. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2020.1794084. Epub ahead of print.

Lee W, Pulbrook M, Sheehan C, Kochovska S, Chang S, Hosie A, Lobb E, Parker D, Draper B, Agar MR, Currow DC. Clinically Significant Depressive Symptoms are Prevalent in People with Extremely Short Prognoses - A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Jul 17:S0885-3924(20)30604-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.07.011. Epub ahead of print.

Luckett T, San Martin A, Currow DC, Johnson MJ, Barnes-Harris MM, Phillips JL. A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies comparing burden from lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Palliat Med. 2020 Jul 28:269216320940153. doi: 10.1177/0269216320940153. Epub ahead of print.

Maass U, Hofmann L, Perlinger J, Wagner B. Effects of bereavement groups-a systematic review and meta-analysis. Death Stud. 2020 Jun 5:1-11. doi: 10.1080/07481187.2020.1772410. Epub ahead of print.

Micklewright K, Farquhar M. Does the carer support needs assessment tool cover the established support needs of carers of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? A systematic literature search and narrative review. Palliat Med. 2020 Jul 16:269216320939243. doi: 10.1177/0269216320939243. Epub ahead of print.

Mitchell G, Aubin M, Senior H, Johnson C, Fallon-Ferguson J, Williams B, Monterosso L, Rhee JJ, McVey P, Grant M, Nwachukwu H, Yates P. General practice nurses and physicians and end of life: a systematic review of models of care. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Jul 27:bmjspcare-2019-002114. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-002114. Epub ahead of print.

Nimmons D, Hatter L, Davies N, Sampson EL, Walters K, Schrag A. Experiences of advance care planning in Parkinson's disease and atypical Parkinsonian disorders: a mixed methods systematic review. Eur J Neurol. 2020 Jun 30. doi: 10.1111/ene.14424. Epub ahead of print.

O'Hanlon FJ, Fragkos KC, Fini L, Patel PS, Mehta SJ, Rahman F, Di Caro S. Home Parenteral Nutrition in Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Nutr Cancer. 2020 Jun 25:1-13. doi: 10.1080/01635581.2020.1784441. Epub ahead of print.

Piette V, Beernaert K, Cohen J, Pauwels NS, Scherrens AL, van der Werff Ten Bosch J, Deliens L. Healthcare interventions improving and reducing quality of life in children at the end of life: a systematic review. Pediatr Res. 2020 Jul 9. doi: 10.1038/s41390-020-1036-x. Epub ahead of print.

Poppe C, Koné I, Iseli LM, Schweikert K, Elger BS, Wangmo T. Differentiating needs of informal caregivers of individuals with ALS across the caregiving course: a systematic review. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener. 2020 Jul 13:1-23. doi: 10.1080/21678421.2020.1771735. Epub ahead of print.

Rajan R, Brennan L, Bloem BR, Dahodwala N, Gardner J, Goldman JG, Grimes DA, Iansek R, Kovács N, McGinley J, Parashos SA, Piemonte MEP, Eggers C. Integrated Care in Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Mov Disord. 2020 Jun 29. doi: 10.1002/mds.28097. Epub ahead of print.

Rajnoveanu RM, Rajnoveanu AG, Fildan AP, Todea DA, Man MA, Motoc NS, Mosoiu D. Palliative Care Initiation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Prognosis-Based, Symptoms-Based or Needs-Based? Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2020 Jul 3;15:1591-1600. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S254104.

Scholz B, Goncharov L, Emmerich N, Lu VN, Chapman M, Clark SJ, Wilson T, Slade D, Mitchell I. Clinicians' accounts of communication with patients in end-of-life care contexts: A systematic review. Patient Educ Couns. 2020 Jun 30:S0738-3991(20)30351-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.06.033. Epub ahead of print.

Wagner B, Rosenberg N, Hofmann L, Maass U. Web-Based Bereavement Care: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Front Psychiatry. 2020 Jun 24;11:525. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00525.

Wolff SL, Christiansen CF, Nielsen MK, Johnsen SP, Schroeder H, Neergaard MA. Predictors for place of death among children:A systematic review and meta-analyses of recent literature. Eur J Pediatr. 2020 Aug;179(8):1227-1238. doi: 10.1007/s00431-020-03689-2. Epub 2020 Jun 30.

June 2020

Adam E, Sleeman KE, Brearley S, Hunt K, Tuffrey-Wijne I. The palliative care needs of adults with intellectual disabilities and their access to palliative care services: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2020 Jun 17:269216320932774. doi: 10.1177/0269216320932774. Epub ahead of print.

Backhouse T, Dudzinski E, Killett A, Mioshi E. Strategies and interventions to reduce or manage refusals in personal care in dementia: A systematic review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2020 May 16;109:103640. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103640. Epub ahead of print.

Butler SJ, Ellerton L, Gershon AS, Goldstein RS, Brooks D. Comparison of end-of-life care in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or lung cancer: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2020 Jun 2:269216320929556. doi: 10.1177/0269216320929556. Epub ahead of print.

Chen C, Michaels J, Meeker MA. Family Outcomes and Perceptions of End-of-Life Care in the Intensive Care Unit: A Mixed-Methods Review. J Palliat Care. 2020 Jul;35(3):143-153. doi: 10.1177/0825859719874767. Epub 2019 Sep 23.

Chi NC, Barani E, Fu YK, Nakad L, Gilbertson-White S, Herr K, Saeidzadeh S. Interventions to Support Family Caregivers in Pain Management: A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Apr 24:S0885-3924(20)30210-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.04.014. Epub ahead of print.

Cordeiro LAF, Silva TH, Oliveira LC, Nogueira Neto JF. Systemic Inflammation and Nutritional Status in Patients on Palliative Cancer Care: A Systematic Review of Observational Studies. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Jul;37(7):565-571. doi: 10.1177/1049909119886833. Epub 2019 Nov 18.

Court L, Olivier J. Approaches to integrating palliative care into African health systems: a qualitative systematic review. Health Policy Plan. 2020 Jun 8:czaa026. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czaa026. Epub ahead of print.

DeGroot L, Koirala B, Pavlovic N, Nelson K, Allen J, Davidson P, Abshire M. Outpatient Palliative Care in Heart Failure: An Integrative Review. J Palliat Med. 2020 Jun 9. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0031. Epub ahead of print.

Dönmez ÇF, Johnston B. Living in the moment for people approaching the end of life: A concept analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2020 Aug;108:103584. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103584. Epub 2020 May 6.

ElMokhallalati Y, Bradley SH, Chapman E, Ziegler L, Murtagh FE, Johnson MJ, Bennett MI. Identification of patients with potential palliative care needs: A systematic review of screening tools in primary care. Palliat Med. 2020 Jun 7:269216320929552. doi: 10.1177/0269216320929552. Epub ahead of print.

Fee A, Muldrew D, Slater P, Payne S, McIlfatrick S, McConnell T, Finlay DA, Hasson F. The roles, responsibilities and practices of healthcare assistants in out-of-hours community palliative care: A systematic scoping review. Palliat Med. 2020 Jun 15:269216320929559. doi: 10.1177/0269216320929559. Epub ahead of print.

Heidari H, Mardani-Hamooleh M, Amiri M. Perceived factors to providing palliative care for patients with cancer - a qualitative systematic review. Oncol Rev. 2020 May 19;14(1):463. doi: 10.4081/oncol.2020.463.

Hökkä M, Martins Pereira S, Pölkki T, Kyngäs H, Hernández-Marrero P. Nursing competencies across different levels of palliative care provision: A systematic integrative review with thematic synthesis. Palliat Med. 2020 May 26:269216320918798. doi: 10.1177/0269216320918798. Epub ahead of print.

Ji, M, Cui, J, Xi, H, Yang, Y, Wang, L. Efficacy of olanzapine for quality of life improvement among patients with malignant tumor: A systematic review. Cancer Rep. 2019 Feb 26;2:e1167. doi: 10.1002/cnr2.1167

Jiang XH, Chen XJ, Xie QQ, Feng YS, Chen S, Peng JS. Effects of art therapy in cancer care: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2020 Jun 15:e13277. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13277. Epub ahead of print.

Jin M, Shen F, Li M, Chen Y. Palliative treatment for bowel obstruction in ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2020 Jul;302(1):241-248. doi: 10.1007/s00404-020-05545-y. Epub 2020 May 22.

Keene MR, Heslop IM, Sabesan SS, Glass BD. Knowledge, attitudes and practices of health professionals toward complementary and alternative medicine in cancer care – a systematic review. J Commun Healthc. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.1080/17538068.2020.1755202.

Kelley LT, Coderre-Ball AM, Dalgarno N, McKeown S, Egan R. Continuing Professional Development for Primary Care Providers in Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2020 May 21. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0060. Epub ahead of print.

La IS, Lee MC, Hinderer KA, Chi I, Liu R, Liu M, Fu Y. Palliative Care for the Asian American Adult Population: A Scoping Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Jun 3:1049909120928063. doi: 10.1177/1049909120928063. Epub ahead of print.

Lancel M, Stroebe M, Eisma MC. Sleep disturbances in bereavement: A systematic review. Sleep Med Rev. 2020 May 21;53:101331. doi: 10.1016/j.smrv.2020.101331. Epub ahead of print.

MacRae MC, Fazal O, O'Donovan J. Community health workers in palliative care provision in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic scoping review of the literature. BMJ Glob Health. 2020 May;5(5):e002368. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-002368.

Mataqi M, Aslanpour Z. Factors influencing palliative care in advanced dementia: a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Jun;10(2):145-156. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001692. Epub 2019 Apr 3.

Morgan T, Bharmal A, Duschinsky R, Barclay S. Experiences of oldest-old caregivers whose partner is approaching end-of-life: A mixed-method systematic review and narrative synthesis. PLoS One. 2020 Jun 9;15(6):e0232401. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0232401.

Oja C, Edbom T, Nager A, Månsson J, Ekblad S. Informing children of their parent's illness: A systematic review of intervention programs with child outcomes in all health care settings globally from inception to 2019. PLoS One. 2020 May 26;15(5):e0233696. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0233696.

Oldenburger E, Oldenburger F, Coolbrandt A, Isebaert S, Neyens I, Sevenants A, Van Audenhove C, Haustermans K. The use of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) in palliative radiotherapy: A topical review. Radiother Oncol. 2020 Apr 29;149:94-103. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2020.04.045. Epub ahead of print.

Quigley DD, McCleskey SG. Improving Care Experiences for Patients and Caregivers at End of Life: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Jun 19:1049909120931468. doi: 10.1177/1049909120931468. Epub ahead of print.

Rhee JJ, Grant M, Senior H, Monterosso L, McVey P, Johnson C, Aubin M, Nwachukwu H, Bailey C, Fallon-Ferguson J, Yates P, Williams B, Mitchell G. Facilitators and barriers to general practitioner and general practice nurse participation in end-of-life care: systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Jun 19:bmjspcare-2019-002109. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-002109. Epub ahead of print.

Sutherland AE, Stickland J, Wee B. Can video consultations replace face-to-face interviews? Palliative medicine and the Covid-19 pandemic: rapid review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 May 26:bmjspcare-2020-002326. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002326. Epub ahead of print.

Thornton CP, Ruble K, Kozachik S. Psychosocial Interventions for Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer: An Integrative Review. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2020 May 26:1043454220919713. doi: 10.1177/1043454220919713. Epub ahead of print.

Treml J, Kaiser J, Plexnies A, Kersting A. Assessing prolonged grief disorder: A systematic review of assessment instruments. J Affect Disord. 2020 Sep;274:420-434. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2020.05.049.

Watt JA, Goodarzi Z, Veroniki AA, Nincic V, Khan PA, Ghassemi M, Thompson Y, Lai Y, Treister V, Tricco AC, Straus SE. Safety of pharmacologic interventions for neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. BMC Geriatr. 2020 Jun 16;20(1):212. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01607-7.

Wilson DM, Birch S. A scoping review of research to assess the frequency, types, and reasons for end-of-life care setting transitions. Scand J Public Health. 2020 Jun;48(4):376-381. doi: 10.1177/1403494818785042. Epub 2018 Aug 13.

Wu VS, Smith AB, Girgis A. The unmet supportive care needs of Chinese patients and caregivers affected by cancer: A systematic review. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2020 Jun 3:e13269. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13269. Epub ahead of print.

Yamaji N, Suto M, Takemoto Y, Suzuki D, Lopes KDS, Ota E. Supporting the Decision Making of Children With Cancer: A Meta-synthesis. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2020 May 27:1043454220919711. doi: 10.1177/1043454220919711. Epub ahead of print.

Yang Y, Wen J, Hong J. The Effects of Auricular Therapy for Cancer Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2020 May 25;2020:1618767. doi: 10.1155/2020/1618767.

May 2020

Ayton DR, Gardam ML, Pritchard EK, Ruseckaite R, Ryan J, Robinson SJ, Brodaty H, Ward SA, Ahern S. Patient-Reported Outcome Measures to Inform Care of People With Dementia-A Systematic Scoping Review. Gerontologist. 2020 May 5:gnz179. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnz179. Epub ahead of print.

Bahji A, Meyyappan AC, Hawken ER. Cannabinoids for the Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Dementia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Can J Psychiatry. 2020 Jun;65(6):365-376. doi: 10.1177/0706743719892717. Epub 2019 Dec 13.

Choi SSW, Cajita MI, Gitlin LN. A review of measures of three common dementia-related behaviors: Rejection of care, aggression, and agitation. Geriatr Nurs. 2020 May 10:S0197-4572(20)30124-5. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2020.04.003. Epub ahead of print.

Coventry A, Ford R, Rosenberg J, Mcinnes E. A qualitative meta-synthesis investigating the experiences of the patient's family when treatment is withdrawn in the intensive care unit. J Adv Nurs. 2020 May 13. doi: 10.1111/jan.14416. Epub ahead of print.

Crimmins RM, Elliott L, Absher DT. Palliative Care in a Death-Denying Culture: Exploring Barriers to Timely Palliative Efforts for Heart Failure Patients in the Primary Care Setting. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Apr 22:1049909120920545. doi: 10.1177/1049909120920545. Epub ahead of print.

Fee A, McIlfatrick S, Ryan A. Examining the support needs of older male spousal caregivers of people with a long-term condition: A systematic review of the literature. Int J Older People Nurs. 2020 May 4:e12318. doi: 10.1111/opn.12318. Epub ahead of print.

Fernández-Jané C, Vilaró J, Fei Y, Wang C, Liu J, Huang N, Xia R, Tian X, Hu R, Wen L, Yu M, Gómara-Toldrà N, Solà-Madurell M, Sitjà-Rabert M. Acupuncture techniques for COPD: a systematic review. BMC Complement Med Ther. 2020 May 6;20(1):138. doi: 10.1186/s12906-020-02899-3.

Fink HA, Linskens EJ, MacDonald R, Silverman PC, McCarten JR, Talley KMC, Forte ML, Desai PJ, Nelson VA, Miller MA, Hemmy LS, Brasure M, Taylor BC, Ng W, Ouellette JM, Sheets KM, Wilt TJ, Butler M. Benefits and Harms of Prescription Drugs and Supplements for Treatment of Clinical Alzheimer-Type Dementia. Ann Intern Med. 2020 May 19;172(10):656-668. doi: 10.7326/M19-3887. Epub 2020 Apr 28.

Fu H, Teleni L, Crichton M, Chan RJ. Supportive care and unmet needs in patients with melanoma: a mixed-methods systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2020 Apr 27. doi: 10.1007/s00520-020-05464-3. Epub ahead of print.

Gwernan-Jones R, Abbott R, Lourida I, Rogers M, Green C, Ball S, Hemsley A, Cheeseman D, Clare L, Moore DA, Hussey C, Coxon G, Llewellyn DJ, Naldrett T, Thompson Coon J. The experiences of hospital staff who provide care for people living with dementia: A systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies. Int J Older People Nurs. 2020 May 15:e12325. doi: 10.1111/opn.12325. Epub ahead of print.

Jaiswal N, Singh M, Agarwal A, Chauhan A, Jaiswal N. Palliative drug treatments for breathlessness in cystic fibrosis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Apr 28;4(4):CD011855. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011855.pub3.

Köhler F, Martin ZS, Hertrampf RS, Gäbel C, Kessler J, Ditzen B, Warth M. Music Therapy in the Psychosocial Treatment of Adult Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Front Psychol. 2020 Apr 16;11:651. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00651.

Le Rouzic MA, Claudot F. Characteristics of parental decision-making for children with advanced cancer who are offered enrollment in early-phase clinical trials: A systematic review. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2020 May 13:1-30. doi: 10.1080/08880018.2020.1759738. Epub ahead of print.

Lee JYT, Tikellis G, Corte TJ, Goh NS, Keir GJ, Spencer L, Sandford D, Khor YH, Glaspole I, Price J, Hey-Cunningham AJ, Maloney J, Teoh AKY, Watson AL, Holland AE. The supportive care needs of people living with pulmonary fibrosis and their caregivers: a systematic review. Eur Respir Rev. 2020 Apr 29;29(156):190125. doi: 10.1183/16000617.0125-2019.

Mai Ba H, Son YJ, Lee K, Kim BH. Transitional Care Interventions for Patients with Heart Failure: An Integrative Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Apr 23;17(8):2925. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17082925.

Mileski M, Pannu U, Payne B, Sterling E, McClay R. The Impact of Nurse Practitioners on Hospitalizations and Discharges from Long-term Nursing Facilities: A Systematic Review. Healthcare (Basel). 2020 Apr 28;8(2):E114. doi: 10.3390/healthcare8020114.

Ohan JL, Jackson HM, Bay S, Morris JN, Martini A. How psychosocial interventions meet the needs of children of parents with cancer: A review and critical evaluation. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2020 May 13:e13237. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13237. Epub ahead of print.

Ruiz-Pellón N, Sarabia-Cobo C, Amo-Setién F, Fernández-Peña R, Abajas R, Martín R, Ortego-Mate C. Experiences of nursing students participating in end-of-life education programs: A systematic review and qualitative metasynthesis. Nurse Educ Today. 2020 Apr 19;90:104442. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104442. Epub ahead of print.

Sariman JA, Harris NM, Harvey D, Sansom-Daly UM. Experiences of Young People Living with Cancer in Nonmetropolitan Areas: A Review of the Literature. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2020 Apr;9(2):133-144. doi: 10.1089/jayao.2019.0053. Epub 2019 Oct 31.

Schmalz G, Patschan S, Patschan D, Ziebolz D. Oral health-related quality of life in adult patients with end-stage kidney diseases undergoing renal replacement therapy - a systematic review. BMC Nephrol. 2020 Apr 29;21(1):154. doi: 10.1186/s12882-020-01824-7.

Teng C, Loy CT, Sellars M, Pond D, Latt MD, Waite LM, Sinka V, Logeman C, Tong A. Making Decisions About Long-Term Institutional Care Placement Among People With Dementia and Their Caregivers: Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies. Gerontologist. 2020 May 15;60(4):e329-e346. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnz046.

Tilley CP, Fu MR, Van Cleeve J, Crocilla BL, Comfort CP. Symptoms of Malignant Fungating Wounds and Functional Performance among Patients with Advanced Cancer: An Integrative Review from 2000 to 2019. J Palliat Med. 2020 Jun;23(6):848-862. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2019.0617. Epub 2020 Apr 28.

Webster L, Costafreda Gonzalez S, Stringer A, Lineham A, Budgett J, Kyle S, Barber J, Livingston G. Measuring the prevalence of sleep disturbances in people with dementia living in care homes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sleep. 2020 Apr 15;43(4):zsz251. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsz251.

April 2020

Abraha I, Rimland JM, Lozano-Montoya I, Dell'Aquila G, Vélez-Díaz-Pallarés M, Trotta FM, Cruz-Jentoft AJ, Cherubini A. Simulated presence therapy for dementia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Apr 20;4(4):CD011882. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011882.pub3.

Abu-Odah H, Molassiotis A, Liu J. Challenges on the provision of palliative care for patients with cancer in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review of reviews. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Apr 22;19(1):55. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00558-5.

Ahn S, Romo RD, Campbell CL. A systematic review of interventions for family caregivers who care for patients with advanced cancer at home. Patient Educ Couns. 2020 Mar 12:S0738-3991(20)30146-4. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.03.012. Epub ahead of print.

Aitken C, Boyd M, Nielsen L, Collier A. Medication use in aged care residents in the last year of life: A scoping review. Palliat Med. 2020 Apr 14:269216320911596. doi: 10.1177/0269216320911596. Epub ahead of print.

Bennardi M, Diviani N, Gamondi C, Stüssi G, Saletti P, Cinesi I, Rubinelli S. Palliative care utilization in oncology and hemato-oncology: a systematic review of cognitive barriers and facilitators from the perspective of healthcare professionals, adult patients, and their families. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Apr 13;19(1):47. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00556-7.

Burge AT, Cox NS, Abramson MJ, Holland AE. Interventions for promoting physical activity in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Apr 16;4(4):CD012626. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012626.pub2.

Cheng ST, Zhang F. A comprehensive meta-review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses on nonpharmacological interventions for informal dementia caregivers. BMC Geriatr. 2020 Apr 15;20(1):137. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01547-2.

Cook AC, Langston JA, Jaramillo JD, Edwards KE, Wong HN, Aslakson RA; American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Research Committee Writing Group. Opportunities for Palliative Care in Patients With Burn Injury-A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Apr;59(4):916-931.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.11.014. Epub 2019 Nov 24.

Cruz-Oliver DM, Pacheco Rueda A, Viera-Ortiz L, Washington KT, Oliver DP. The evidence supporting educational videos for patients and caregivers receiving hospice and palliative care: A systematic review. Patient Educ Couns. 2020 Mar 19:S0738-3991(20)30148-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.03.014. Epub ahead of print.

Dodd SR, Payne SA, Preston NJ, Walshe CE. Understanding the Outcomes of Supplementary Support Services in Palliative Care for Older People. A Scoping Review and Mapping Exercise. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Mar 19. Article in Press.

Flemming K, Turner V, Bolsher S, Hulme B, McHugh E, Watt I. The experiences of, and need for, palliative care for people with motor neurone disease and their informal caregivers: A qualitative systematic review. Palliat Med. 2020 Apr 14:269216320908775. doi: 10.1177/0269216320908775. Epub ahead of print.

Fox A, MacAndrew M, Ramis MA. Health outcomes of patients with dementia in acute care settings-A systematic review. Int J Older People Nurs. 2020 Mar 24:e12315. doi: 10.1111/opn.12315. Epub ahead of print.

Greenfield K, Holley S, Schoth DE, Harrop E, Howard RF, Bayliss J, Brook L, Jassal SS, Johnson M, Wong I, Liossi C. A mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis of barriers and facilitators to paediatric symptom management at end of life. Palliat Med. 2020 Mar 31:269216320907065. doi: 10.1177/0269216320907065. Epub ahead of print.

Haltaufderheide J, Nadolny S, Gysels M, Bausewein C, Vollmann J, Schildmann J. Outcomes of clinical ethics support near the end of life: A systematic review. Nurs Ethics. 2020 May;27(3):838-854. doi: 10.1177/0969733019878840. Epub 2019 Nov 19.

Hussain Rawther SC, Pai MS, Fernandes DJ, Mathew S, Chakrabarty J, Devi ES. Specialist nurse initiated interventions in breast cancer care: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials. J Clin Nurs. 2020 Apr 3. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15268. Epub ahead of print.

Kistler EA, Stevens E, Scott E, Philpotts LL, Greer JA, Greenwald JL. Triggered Palliative Care Consults: A Systematic Review of Interventions for Hospitalized and Emergency Department Patients. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Feb 12:S0885-3924(20)30074-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.02.001. Epub ahead of print.

Luppa M, Löbner M, Pabst A, Schlapke C, Stein J, Riedel-Heller SG. Effectiveness and feasibility of internet-based and mobile-based interventions for individuals experiencing bereavement: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open. 2020 Apr 22;10(4):e036034. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-036034.

Mason TM, Tofthagen CS, Buck HG. Complicated Grief: Risk Factors, Protective Factors, and Interventions. J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care. 2020 Mar 31:1-24. doi: 10.1080/15524256.2020.1745726. Epub ahead of print.

Mohiuddin A, Suleman M, Rasheed S, Padela AI. When can Muslims withdraw or withhold life support? A narrative review of Islamic juridical rulings. Glob Bioeth. 2020 Mar 22;31(1):29-46. doi: 10.1080/11287462.2020.1736243.

Ogletree AM, Mangrum R, Harris Y, Gifford DR, Barry R, Bergofsky L, Perfetto D. Omissions of Care in Nursing Home Settings: A Narrative Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2020 May;21(5):604-614.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.02.016. Epub 2020 Apr 9.

Palese A, Bressan V, Hayter M, Watson R. Enhancing independent eating among older adults with dementia: a scoping review of the state of the conceptual and research literature. BMC Nurs. 2020 Apr 21;19:32. doi: 10.1186/s12912-020-00425-x.

Parajuli J, Hupcey J. A Systematic Review on Oncology Nurses' Knowledge on Palliative Care. Cancer Nurs. 2020 Mar 24. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000817. Epub ahead of print.

Patel P, Lyons L. Examining the Knowledge, Awareness, and Perceptions of Palliative Care in the General Public Over Time: A Scoping Literature Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Jun;37(6):481-487. doi: 10.1177/1049909119885899. Epub 2019 Nov 5.

Pawlow PC, Doherty CL, Blumenthal NP, Matura LA, Christie JD, Ersek M. An Integrative Review of the Role of Palliative Care in Lung Transplantation. Prog Transplant. 2020 Apr 3:1526924820913512. doi: 10.1177/1526924820913512. Epub ahead of print.

Prompahakul C, Epstein EG. Moral distress experienced by non-Western nurses: An integrative review. Nurs Ethics. 2020 May;27(3):778-795. doi: 10.1177/0969733019880241. Epub 2019 Nov 21.

Saudemont G, Prod'Homme C, Da Silva A, Villet S, Reich M, Penel N, Gamblin V. The use of olanzapine as an antiemetic in palliative medicine: a systematic review of the literature. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Apr 22;19(1):56. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00559-4.

Soar N, Birns J, Sommerville P, Lang A, Archer S. Approaches to Eating and Drinking with Acknowledged Risk: A Systematic Review. Dysphagia. 2020 Apr 1. doi: 10.1007/s00455-020-10107-0. Epub ahead of print.

Tao WW, Tao XM, Wang Y, Bi SH. Psycho-social and Educational Interventions for enhancing adherence to dialysis in adults with End-Stage Renal Disease: A Meta-Analysis. J Clin Nurs. 2020 Apr 22. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15301. Epub ahead of print.

Thompson JH, Moser D. Experiences with end-of-life care with a left ventricular assist device: An integrative review. Heart Lung. 2020 Mar 18:S0147-9563(20)30085-6. doi: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2020.02.046. Epub ahead of print.

van der Velden NCA, Meijers MC, Han PKJ, van Laarhoven HWM, Smets EMA, Henselmans I. The Effect of Prognostic Communication on Patient Outcomes in Palliative Cancer Care: a Systematic Review. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2020 Apr 23;21(5):40. doi: 10.1007/s11864-020-00742-y.

Wagner S, Buchanan JA, Bailey J, Andresen FJ, Omlie C. The Use of Stimulus Preference Assessments for Persons with Neurocognitive Disorder: A Literature Review. Clin Gerontol. 2020 May-Jun;43(3):243-255. doi: 10.1080/07317115.2019.1670313. Epub 2019 Sep 24.

Wright DK, Gastmans C, Vandyk A, de Casterlé BD. Moral identity and palliative sedation: A systematic review of normative nursing literature. Nurs Ethics. 2020 May;27(3):868-886. doi: 10.1177/0969733019876312. Epub 2019 Oct 21.

Yarom N, Hovan A, Bossi P, Ariyawardana A, Jensen SB, Gobbo M, Saca-Hazboun H, Kandwal A, Majorana A, Ottaviani G, Pentenero M, Nasr NM, Rouleau T, Lucas AS, Treister NS, Zur E, Ranna V, Vaddi A, Barasch A, Lalla RV, Cheng KKF, Elad S; Mucositis Study Group of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer / International Society of Oral Oncology (MASCC/ISOO). Systematic review of natural and miscellaneous agents, for the management of oral mucositis in cancer patients and clinical practice guidelines - part 2: honey, herbal compounds, saliva stimulants, probiotics, and miscellaneous agents. Support Care Cancer. 2020 May;28(5):2457-2472. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-05256-4. Epub 2020 Feb 13.

You E. Nontraditional and Home-Based Self-management Interventions in Cancer Patients With Pain: A Mixed-Method Systematic Review. Holist Nurs Pract. 2020 May/Jun;34(3):138-149. doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000380.

Yu CW, Alavinia SM, Alter DA. Impact of socioeconomic status on end-of-life costs: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Mar 23;19(1):35. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-0538-y.

Zhou J, Wang Y, Jiang G. Oxycodone versus morphine for cancer pain titration: A systematic review and pharmacoeconomic evaluation. PLoS One. 2020 Apr 17;15(4):e0231763. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0231763.

March 2020

Areia NP, Góngora JN, Major S, Oliveira VD, Relvas AP. Support interventions for families of people with terminal cancer in palliative care. Palliat Support Care. 2020 Feb 26:1-9. doi: 10.1017/S1478951520000127. Epub ahead of print.

Chow JK, Pickens ND. Measuring the Efficacy of Occupational Therapy in End-of-Life Care: A Scoping Review. Am J Occup Ther. 2020 Jan/Feb;74(1):7401205020p1-7401205020p14. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2020.033340.

Eche IJ, Eche IM, Aronowitz T. An Integrative Review of Factors Associated With Symptom Burden at the End of Life in Children With Cancer. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2020 Mar 10:1043454220909805. doi: 10.1177/1043454220909805. Epub ahead of print.

Havreng-Théry C, Giner-Perot J, Zawieja P, Bertin-Hugault F, Belmin J, Rothan-Tondeur M. Expectations and Needs of Families in Nursing Homes: An Integrative Review. Med Care Res Rev. 2020 Feb 26:1077558720907183. doi: 10.1177/1077558720907183. Epub ahead of print.

Herledan C, Baudouin A, Larbre V, Gahbiche A, Dufay E, Alquier I, Ranchon F, Rioufol C. Clinical and economic impact of medication reconciliation in cancer patients: a systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2020 Mar 18. doi: 10.1007/s00520-020-05400-5. Epub ahead of print. 

Hindelang M, Kirsch F, Leidl R. Effectiveness of non-pharmacological COPD management on health-related quality of life - a systematic review. Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res. 2020 Mar 12:1-13. doi: 10.1080/14737167.2020.1734455. Epub ahead of print. 

Huang MH, Wang RH, Wang HH. Effect of Life Review on Quality of Life in Terminal Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Nurs Res. 2020 Apr;28(2):e83. doi: 10.1097/JNR.0000000000000335.

Husebo BS, Heintz HL, Berge LI, Owoyemi P, Rahman AT, Vahia IV. Sensing Technology to Facilitate Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms and to Monitor Treatment Response in People With Dementia. A Systematic Review. Front Pharmacol. 2020 Feb 4;10:1699. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2019.01699. Erratum in: Front Pharmacol. 2020 Mar 06;11:254.

Iheanacho I, Zhang S, King D, Rizzo M, Ismaila AS. Economic Burden of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): A Systematic Literature Review. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2020 Feb 26;15:439-460. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S234942.

Kako J, Kobayashi M, Oosono Y, Kajiwara K, Miyashita M. Immediate Effect of Fan Therapy in Terminal Cancer With Dyspnea at Rest: A Meta-Analysis. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Apr;37(4):294-299. doi: 10.1177/1049909119873626. Epub 2019 Sep 4.

Kapnadak SG, Dimango E, Hadjiliadis D, Hempstead SE, Tallarico E, Pilewski JM, Faro A, Albright J, Benden C, Blair S, Dellon EP, Gochenour D, Michelson P, Moshiree B, Neuringer I, Riedy C, Schindler T, Singer LG, Young D, Vignola L, Zukosky J, Simon RH. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation consensus guidelines for the care of individuals with advanced cystic fibrosis lung disease. J Cyst Fibros. 2020 Feb 27:S1569-1993(20)30064-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jcf.2020.02.015. Epub ahead of print.

Kim P, Daly JM, Berry-Stoelzle MA, Schmidt ME, Michaels LC, Dorr DA, Levy BT. Prognostic Indices for Advance Care Planning in Primary Care: A Scoping Review. J Am Board Fam Med. 2020 Mar-Apr;33(2):322-338. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2020.02.190173.

Kochen EM, Jenken F, Boelen PA, Deben LMA, Fahner JC, van den Hoogen A, Teunissen SCCM, Geleijns K, Kars MC. When a child dies: a systematic review of well-defined parent-focused bereavement interventions and their alignment with grief- and loss theories. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Mar 12;19(1):28. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-0529-z.

Kretschmer A, Ploussard G, Heidegger I, Tsaur I, Borgmann H, Surcel C, Mathieu R, de Visschere P, Valerio M, van den Bergh RCN, Marra G, Thibault C, Ost P, Gandaglia G, Tilki D; EAU-YAU Prostate Cancer Working Party. Health-related Quality of Life in Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review. Eur Urol Focus. 2020 Feb 20:S2405-4569(20)30064-X. doi: 10.1016/j.euf.2020.01.017. Epub ahead of print.

Lawlor PG, Rutkowski NA, MacDonald AR, Ansari MT, Sikora L, Momoli F, Kanji S, Wright DK, Rosenberg E, Hosie A, Pereira JL, Meagher D, Rice J, Scott J, Bush SH. A Scoping Review to Map Empirical Evidence Regarding Key Domains and Questions in the Clinical Pathway of Delirium in Palliative Care. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Mar;57(3):661-681.e12. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.12.002. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Li Y, Ma J, Jin Y, Li N, Zheng R, Mu W, Wang J, Si JH, Chen J, Shang HC. Benzodiazepines for treatment of patients with delirium excluding those who are cared for in an intensive care unit. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Feb 28;2(2):CD012670. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012670.pub2.

MacDonald S, Summers SJ. Psychosocial interventions for people with intellectual disabilities and dementia: A systematic review. J Appl Res Intellect Disabil. 2020 Feb 27. doi: 10.1111/jar.12722. Epub ahead of print. 

Makhlouf SM, Pini S, Ahmed S, Bennett MI. Managing Pain in People with Cancer-a Systematic Review of the Attitudes and Knowledge of Professionals, Patients, Caregivers and Public. J Cancer Educ. 2020 Apr;35(2):214-240. doi: 10.1007/s13187-019-01548-9. 

Moosavi S, Borhani F, Akbari ME, Sanee N, Rohani C. Recommendations for spiritual care in cancer patients: a clinical practice guideline for oncology nurses in Iran. Support Care Cancer. 2020 Mar 6. doi: 10.1007/s00520-020-05390-4. Epub ahead of print.

Mughal A, Evans C. Views and experiences of nurses in providing end-of-life care to patients in an ED context: a qualitative systematic review. Emerg Med J. 2020 Mar 9:emermed-2018-208278. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2018-208278. Epub ahead of print.

Nielsen TR, Jørgensen K. Cross-cultural dementia screening using the Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int Psychogeriatr. 2020 Mar 9:1-14. doi: 10.1017/S1041610220000344. Epub ahead of print.

Nishikawa Y, Hiroyama N, Fukahori H, Ota E, Mizuno A, Miyashita M, Yoneoka D, Kwong JS. Advance care planning for adults with heart failure. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Feb 27;2(2):CD013022. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD013022.pub2.

Nzwalo I, Aboim MA, Joaquim N, Marreiros A, Nzwalo H. Systematic Review of the Prevalence, Predictors, and Treatment of Insomnia in Palliative Care. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Feb 26:1049909120907021. doi: 10.1177/1049909120907021. Epub ahead of print.

Okunoye O, Kojima G, Marston L, Walters K, Schrag A. Factors associated with hospitalisation among people with Parkinson's disease - A systematic review and meta-analysis. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2020 Feb;71:66-72. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2020.02.018. Epub 2020 Feb 28. 

Ortega-Campos E, Vargas-Román K, Velando-Soriano A, Suleiman-Martos N, Cañadas-de la Fuente GA, Albendín-García L, Gómez-Urquiza JL. Compassion Fatigue, Compassion Satisfaction, and Burnout in Oncology Nurses: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Sustainability. 2020;12(1):72. doi:10.3390/su12010072.

Ortiz-Dowling EM, Crist JD, Shea K, Phillips LR. Gender Differences in End-of-Life Care in Older Mexican American Adults. J Palliat Care. 2020 Feb 24:825859720907419. doi: 10.1177/0825859720907419. Epub ahead of print.

Paneroni M, Vitacca M, Venturelli M, Simonelli C, Bertacchini L, Scalvini S, Schena F, Ambrosino N. The impact of exercise training on fatigue in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Pulmonology. 2020 Mar 14:S2531-0437(20)30028-3. doi: 10.1016/j.pulmoe.2020.02.004. Epub ahead of print.

Paunescu H, Dima L, Ghita I, Coman L, Ifteni PI, Fulga I, Coman OA. A Systematic Review of Clinical Studies on the Effect of Psychoactive Cannabinoids in Psychiatric Conditions in Alzheimer Dementia. Am J Ther. 2020 Feb 28. doi: 10.1097/MJT.0000000000001120. Epub ahead of print.

Puente-Fernández D, Lozano-Romero MM, Montoya-Juárez R, Martí-García C, Campos-Calderón C, Hueso-Montoro C. Nursing Professionals' Attitudes, Strategies, and Care Practices Towards Death: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2020 Mar 19. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12550. Epub ahead of print.

Razazian N, Kazeminia M, Moayedi H, Daneshkhah A, Shohaimi S, Mohammadi M, Jalali R, Salari N. The impact of physical exercise on the fatigue symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Neurol. 2020 Mar 13;20(1):93. doi: 10.1186/s12883-020-01654-y.

Rees J, Tuijt R, Burton A, Walters K, Cooper C. Supporting self-care of long-term conditions in people with dementia: A systematic review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2019 Sep 25:103432. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.103432. Epub ahead of print. 

Sahlollbey N, Lee CKS, Shirin A, Joseph P. The impact of palliative care on clinical and patient-centred outcomes in patients with advanced heart failure: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Eur J Heart Fail. 2020 Mar 16. doi: 10.1002/ejhf.1783. Epub ahead of print.

Santana-Berlanga NDR, Porcel-Gálvez AM, Botello-Hermosa A, Barrientos-Trigo S. Instruments to measure quality of life in institutionalised older adults: Systematic review. Geriatr Nurs. 2020 Mar 13:S0197-4572(20)30054-9. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2020.01.018. Epub ahead of print.

Venkatasalu MR, Murang ZR, Ramasamy DTR, Dhaliwal JS. Oral health problems among palliative and terminally ill patients: an integrated systematic review. BMC Oral Health. 2020 Mar 18;20(1):79. doi: 10.1186/s12903-020-01075-w.

Wan HWY, Carey KA, D'Silva A, Vucic S, Kiernan MC, Kasparian NA, Farrar MA. Health, wellbeing and lived experiences of adults with SMA: a scoping systematic review. Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2020 Mar 12;15(1):70. doi: 10.1186/s13023-020-1339-3.

Whelan S, Teahan Á, Casey D. Fostering the Resilience of People With Dementia: A Narrative Literature Review. Front Med (Lausanne). 2020 Feb 25;7:45. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2020.00045.

Williams MT, Kozachik SL, Karlekar M, Wright R. Advance Care Planning in Chronically Ill Persons Diagnosed With Heart Failure or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: An Integrative Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Mar 13:1049909120909518. doi: 10.1177/1049909120909518. Epub ahead of print.

Wright PM. Perinatal Loss and Spirituality: A Metasynthesis of Qualitative Research. Illn Crises Loss. 2020 Mar 06;28(2)99-118. doi: 10.1177/1054137317698660.

Xu XY, Kwan RYC, Leung AYM. Behavioural activation for family dementia caregivers: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Geriatr Nurs. 2020 Mar 3:S0197-4572(20)30067-7. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2020.02.003. Epub ahead of print.

February 2020

Axson EL, Ragutheeswaran K, Sundaram V, Bloom CI, Bottle A, Cowie MR, Quint JK. Hospitalisation and mortality in patients with comorbid COPD and heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Respir Res. 2020 Feb 14;21(1):54. doi: 10.1186/s12931-020-1312-7.

Bloomer MJ, Walshe C. 'It's not what they were expecting': A systematic review and narrative synthesis of the role and experience of the hospital palliative care volunteer. Palliat Med. 2020 Feb 17:269216319899025. doi: 10.1177/0269216319899025. Epub ahead of print.

Boscart V, Davey M, Crutchlow L, Heyer M, Johnson K, Taucar LS, Costa AP, Heckman G. Effective Chronic Disease Interventions in Nursing Homes: A Scoping Review Based on the Knowledge-to-Action Framework. Clin Gerontol. 2020 Jan 5:1-20. doi: 10.1080/07317115.2019.1707339. Epub ahead of print.

Collingridge Moore D, Payne S, Van den Block L, Ling J, Froggatt K; PACE. Strategies for the implementation of palliative care education and organizational interventions in long-term care facilities: A scoping review. Palliat Med. 2020 Feb 3:269216319893635. doi: 10.1177/0269216319893635. Epub ahead of print.

Dhaliwal JS, Murang ZR, Ramasamy DT, Venkatasalu MR. Oral microbiological evidence among palliative patients: An integrated systematic review. Indian J Palliat Care. 2020;26:110-5.

Esteve-Ríos A, Garcia-Sanjuan S, Oliver-Roig A, Cabañero-Martínez MJ. Effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving the sexuality of women with multiple sclerosis: a systematic review. Clin Rehabil. 2020 Feb 12:269215520901751. doi: 10.1177/0269215520901751. Epub ahead of print.

Feast AR, White N, Candy B, Kupeli N, Sampson EL. The effectiveness of interventions to improve the care and management of people with dementia in general hospitals: A systematic review. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2020 Feb 3. doi: 10.1002/gps.5280. Epub ahead of print.

Hasson F, Nicholson E, Muldrew D, Bamidele O, Payne S, McIlfatrick S. International palliative care research priorities: A systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Feb 3;19(1):16. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-0520-8.

Johnston EE, Martinez I, Currie E, Brock KE, Wolfe J. Hospital or Home? Where Should Children Die and How Do We Make That a Reality? J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Dec 28:S0885-3924(19)31084-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.12.370. Epub ahead of print.

Kim DE, Sagong H, Kim E, Jang AR, Yoon JY. A Systematic Review of Studies Using Video-recording to Capture Interactions between Staff and Persons with Dementia in Long-term Care Facilities. J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2019 Dec;30(4):400-413.

Kochovska S, Garcia MV, Bunn F, Goodman C, Luckett T, Parker D, Phillips JL, Sampson EL, van der Steen JT, Agar MR. Components of palliative care interventions addressing the needs of people with dementia living in long-term care: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2020 Feb 4:269216319900141. doi: 10.1177/0269216319900141. Epub ahead of print.

Kuusisto A, Santavirta J, Saranto K, Korhonen P, Haavisto E. Advance care planning for patients with cancer in palliative care: A scoping review from a professional perspective. J Clin Nurs. 2020 Feb 11. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15216. Epub ahead of print.

Li Y, Xing X, Shi X, Yan P, Chen Y, Li M, Zhang W, Li X, Yang K. The effectiveness of music therapy for patients with cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Feb 3. doi: 10.1111/jan.14313. Epub ahead of print.

Logan RM, Al-Azri AR, Bossi P, Stringer AM, Joy JK, Soga Y, Ranna V, Vaddi A, Raber-Durlacher JE, Lalla RV, Cheng KKF, Elad S; Mucositis Study Group of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer/International Society of Oral Oncology (MASCC/ISOO). Systematic review of growth factors and cytokines for the management of oral mucositis in cancer patients and clinical practice guidelines. Support Care Cancer. 2020 Feb 21. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-05170-9. Epub ahead of print.

Manchery N, Subbiah GK, Nagappan N, Premnath P. Are oral health education for carers effective in the oral hygiene management of elderly with dementia? A systematic review. Dent Res J (Isfahan). 2020 Jan 21;17(1):1-9.

Manson J, Gardiner C, McTague L. Barriers and facilitators to palliative care education in nursing and residential homes: a rapid review. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2020 Jan 2;26(1):32-44. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2020.26.1.32.

Marks G, McVilly K. Trained assistance dogs for people with dementia: a systematic review. Psychogeriatrics. 2020 Feb 17. doi: 10.1111/psyg.12529. Epub ahead of print.

McCurtin A, Boland P, Kavanagh M, Lisiecka D, Roche C, Galvin R. Do stroke clinical practice guideline recommendations for the intervention of thickened liquids for aspiration support evidence based decision making? A systematic review and narrative synthesis. J Eval Clin Pract. 2020 Feb 21. doi: 10.1111/jep.13372. Epub ahead of print.

McGlinchey MP, James J, McKevitt C, Douiri A, Sackley C. The effect of rehabilitation interventions on physical function and immobility-related complications in severe stroke: a systematic review. BMJ Open. 2020 Feb 5;10(2):e033642. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033642.

Moehead A, DeSouza K, Walsh K, Pit SW. A Web-Based Dementia Education Program and its Application to an Australian Web-Based Dementia Care Competency and Training Network: Integrative Systematic Review. J Med Internet Res. 2020 Jan 22;22(1):e16808. doi: 10.2196/16808.

Nanchal R, Subramanian R, Karvellas CJ, Hollenberg SM, Peppard WJ, Singbartl K, Truwit J, Al-Khafaji AH, Killian AJ, Alquraini M, Alshammari K, Alshamsi F, Belley-Cote E, Cartin-Ceba R, Dionne JC, Galusca DM, Huang DT, Hyzy RC, Junek M, Kandiah P, Kumar G, Morgan RL, Morris PE, Olson JC, Sieracki R, Steadman R, Taylor B, Alhazzani W. Guidelines for the Management of Adult Acute and Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure in the ICU: Cardiovascular, Endocrine, Hematologic, Pulmonary, and Renal Considerations. Crit Care Med. 2020 Mar;48(3):e173-e191. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000004192.

Nayeri ND, Bakhshi F, Khosravi A, Najafi Z. The effect of complementary and alternative medicines on quality of life in patients with breast cancer: A systematic review. Indian J Palliat Care. 2020;26:95-104.

Nevin M, Hynes G, Smith V. Healthcare providers' views and experiences of non-specialist palliative care in hospitals: A qualitative systematic review and thematic synthesis. Palliat Med. 2020 Feb 5:269216319899335. doi: 10.1177/0269216319899335. Epub ahead of print.

Patinadan PV, Tan-Ho G, Choo PY, Ho AHY. Resolving anticipatory grief and enhancing dignity at the end-of life: A systematic review of palliative interventions. Death Stud. 2020 Feb 21:1-14. doi: 10.1080/07481187.2020.1728426. Epub ahead of print.

Rutz DG, Benninger DH. Physical therapy for freezing of gait and gait impairments in Parkinson's disease: a systematic review. PM R. 2020 Jan 29. doi: 10.1002/pmrj.12337. Epub ahead of print.

Saunders DP, Rouleau T, Cheng K, Yarom N, Kandwal A, Joy J, Bektas Kayhan K, van de Wetering M, Brito-Dellan N, Kataoka T, Chiang K, Ranna V, Vaddi A, Epstein J, Lalla RV, Bossi P, Elad S; Mucositis Study Group of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer/International Society of Oral Oncology (MASCC/ISOO). Systematic review of antimicrobials, mucosal coating agents, anesthetics, and analgesics for the management of oral mucositis in cancer patients and clinical practice guidelines. Support Care Cancer. 2020 Feb 12. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-05181-6. Epub ahead of print.

Smith TO, Gilbert AW, Sreekanta A, Sahota O, Griffin XL, Cross JL, Fox C, Lamb SE. Enhanced rehabilitation and care models for adults with dementia following hip fracture surgery. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Feb 7;2(2):CD010569. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD010569.pub3.

Sood R, Mancinetti M, Betticher D, Cantin B, Ebneter A. Management of bleeding in palliative care patients in the general internal medicine ward: a systematic review. Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2019 Dec 18;50:14-23. doi: 10.1016/j.amsu.2019.12.002.

Vancampfort D, Solmi M, Firth J, Vandenbulcke M, Stubbs B. The Impact of Pharmacologic and Nonpharmacologic Interventions to Improve Physical Health Outcomes in People With Dementia: A Meta-Review of Meta-Analyses of Randomized Controlled Trials. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2020 Feb 18:S1525-8610(20)30035-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.01.010. Epub ahead of print.

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Wantonoro W, Kuo WY, Shyu YL. Changes in Health-Related Quality of Life for Older Persons With Cognitive Impairment After Hip Fracture Surgery: A Systematic Review. J Nurs Res. 2020 Feb 11. doi: 10.1097/jnr.0000000000000371. Epub ahead of print.

Waziry R, Chibnik LB, Bos D, Ikram MK, Hofman A. Risk of hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke in patients with Alzheimer disease: A synthesis of the literature. Neurology. 2020 Feb 11;94(6):265-272. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000008924. Epub 2020 Jan 16.

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McParland C, Johnston BM. Palliative and end of life care in prisons: a mixed-methods rapid review of the literature from 2014-2018. BMJ Open. 2019 Dec 23;9(12):e033905. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033905.

O'Donnell A, Gonyea JG, Leff V. Social work involvement in palliative care heart failure research: a review of recent literature. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2020 Mar;14(1):3-8. doi: 10.1097/SPC.0000000000000482.

Oriani A, Dunleavy L, Sharples P, Perez Algorta G, Preston NJ. Are the MORECare guidelines on reporting of attrition in palliative care research populations appropriate? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Jan 9;19(1):6. doi: 10.1186/s12904-019-0506-6.

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Pritchard E, Cussen A, Delafosse V, Swift M, Jolliffe L, Yeates H. Interventions supporting caregiver readiness when caring for patients with dementia following discharge home: A mixed-methods systematic review. Australas J Ageing. 2020 Jan 16;10.1111/ajag.12765. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12765. [Epub ahead of print].

Shu Z, Li P, Yu B, Huang S, Chen Y. The effectiveness of probiotics in prevention and treatment of cancer therapy-induced oral mucositis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Oral Oncol. 2020 Jan 7;102:104559. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2019.104559. [Epub ahead of print].​

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Soikkeli-Jalonen A, Stolt M, Hupli M, Lemetti T, Kennedy C, Kydd A, Haavisto E. Instruments for assessing nurses' palliative care knowledge and skills in specialised care setting: An integrative review. J Clin Nurs. 2019 Dec 19;10.1111/jocn.15146. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15146. [Epub ahead of print].

Su Y, Yuki M, Hirayama K. The experiences and perspectives of family surrogate decision-makers: A systematic review of qualitative studies. Patient Educ Couns. 2019 Dec 16;S0738-3991(19)30555-5. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2019.12.011. [Epub ahead of print].

Taylor J, Fradgley EA, Clinton-McHarg T, Roach D, Paul CL. Distress screening and supportive care referrals used by telephone-based health services: a systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2019 Dec 24;10.1007/s00520-019-05252-8. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-05252-8. [Epub ahead of print]

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van Kleef JJ, Ter Veer E, van den Boorn HG, Schokker S, Ngai LL, Prins MJ, Mohammad NH, van de Poll-Franse LV, Zwinderman AH, van Oijen MGH, Sprangers MAG, van Laarhoven HWM. Quality of Life During Palliative Systemic Therapy for Esophagogastric Cancer: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2020 Jan 1;112(1):12-29. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djz133.

Warth M, Zöller J, Köhler F, Aguilar-Raab C, Kessler J, Ditzen B. Psychosocial Interventions for Pain Management in Advanced Cancer Patients: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Curr Oncol Rep. 2020 Jan 21;22(1):3. doi: 10.1007/s11912-020-0870-7.

Wells G, Youssef E, Winter R, Wright J, Llewellyn C. Medical student confidence in care of the dying and their family: a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Jan 9;bmjspcare-2019-001977. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001977. [Epub ahead of print]

Zhang Q, Ma Y, Lin F, Zhao J, Xiong J. Frailty and mortality among patients with chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int Urol Nephrol. 2020 Jan 18;10.1007/s11255-019-02369-x. doi: 10.1007/s11255-019-02369-x. [Epub ahead of print]

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Gebrie MH, Ford J. Depressive symptoms and dietary non-adherence among end stage renal disease patients undergoing hemodialysis therapy: systematic review. BMC Nephrol. 2019 Nov 21;20(1):429. doi: 10.1186/s12882-019-1622-5.

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Kang HS, Makimoto K, Konno R, Koh IS. Review of outcome measures in PARO robot intervention studies for dementia care. Geriatr Nurs. 2019 Oct 23. pii: S0197-4572(19)30525-7. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2019.09.003. [Epub ahead of print]

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Lauritano D, Moreo G, Della Vella F, Di Stasio D, Carinci F, Lucchese A, Petruzzi M. Oral Health Status and Need for Oral Care in an Aging Population: A Systematic Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Nov 18;16(22). pii: E4558. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16224558.

Lee M, Ryoo JH, Campbell C, Hollen PJ, Williams IC. Exploring the challenges of medical/nursing tasks in home care experienced by caregivers of older adults with dementia: An integrative review. J Clin Nurs. 2019 Dec;28(23-24):4177-4189. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15007. Epub 2019 Aug 9.

Lee M, Ryoo JH, Crowder J, Byon HD, Williams IC. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis on Effective Interventions for Health-Related Quality of Life among Caregivers of People with Dementia. J Adv Nurs. 2019 Nov 12. doi: 10.1111/jan.14262. [Epub ahead of print]

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Long A, Robinson K, Goldberg S, Gordon AL. Effectiveness of exercise interventions for adults over 65 with moderate-to-severe dementia in community settings: a systematic review. Eur Geriatr Med. 2019 Sep. doi: 10.1007/s41999-019-00236-7. [Epub ahead of print]

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Marcus KL, Santos G, Ciapponi A, Comandé D, Bilodeau M, Wolfe J, Dussel V. Impact of Specialized Pediatric Palliative Care: A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Aug 9. pii: S0885-3924(19)30449-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.08.005. [Epub ahead of print]

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Moradi M, Daneshi F, Behzadmehr R, Rafiemanesh H, Bouya S, Raeisi M. Quality of life of chronic heart failure patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Heart Fail Rev. 2019 Nov 19. doi: 10.1007/s10741-019-09890-2. [Epub ahead of print]

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Papadopoulou SK, Tsintavis P, Potsaki G, Papandreou D. Differences in the Prevalence of Sarcopenia in Community-Dwelling, Nursing Home and Hospitalized Individuals. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Nutr Health Aging. 2019 Oct. doi: 10.1007/s12603-019-1267-x. [Epub ahead of print]

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Roberts KE, Walsh LE, Saracino RM, Fogarty J, Coats T, Goldberg J, Prigerson H, Lichtenthal WG. A Systematic Review of Treatment Options for Grieving Older Adults. Curr Treat Options Psychiatry. 2019 Nov. doi: 10.1007/s40501-019-00191-x. [Epub ahead of print]

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Ryman FVM, Erisman JC, Darvey LM, Osborne J, Swartsenburg E, Syurina EV. Health Effects of the Relocation of Patients With Dementia: A Scoping Review to Inform Medical and Policy Decision-Making. Gerontologist. 2019 Nov 16;59(6):e674-e682. doi: 10.1093/geront/gny031.

Scerbe A, O’Connell ME, Astell A, Morgan D, Kosteniuk J, DesRoches A. Digital tools for delivery of dementia education for health-care providers: a systematic review. Educ Gerontol. 2019 Nov 13;45(11):681-699. doi: 10.1080/03601277.2019.1687149.

Schichtel M, Wee B, Perera R, Onakpoya I. The Effect of Advance Care Planning on Heart Failure: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Nov 12. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05482-w. [Epub ahead of print]

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Shunmugasundaram C, Rutherford C, Butow PN, Sundaresan P, Dhillon HM. Content comparison of unmet needs self-report measures used in patients with head and neck cancer: A systematic review. Psychooncology. 2019 Oct 26. doi: 10.1002/pon.5257. [Epub ahead of print]

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Wang YH, Li JQ, Shi JF, Que JY, Liu JJ, Lappin JM, Leung J, Ravindran AV, Chen WQ, Qiao YL, Shi J, Lu L, Bao YP. Depression and anxiety in relation to cancer incidence and mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies. Mol Psychiatry. 2019 Nov 19. doi: 10.1038/s41380-019-0595-x. [Epub ahead of print]

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Wilson ME, Mittal A, Karki B, Dobler CC, Wahab A, Curtis JR, Erwin PJ, Majzoub AM, Montori VM, Gajic O, Murad MH. Do-not-intubate orders in patients with acute respiratory failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Intensive Care Med. 2019 Oct 28. doi: 10.1007/s00134-019-05828-2. [Epub ahead of print]

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Boyd AD, Song X, Furgal CM. A Systematic Literature Review of Cancer Communication with Indigenous Populations in Canada and the United States. J Cancer Educ. 2019 Oct 22. doi: 10.1007/s13187-019-01630-2. [Epub ahead of print]

Choo PY, Tan-Ho G, Dutta O, Patinadan PV, Ho AHY. Reciprocal Dynamics of Dignity in End-of-Life Care: A Multiperspective Systematic Review of Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2019 Oct 3:1049909119878860. doi: 10.1177/1049909119878860. [Epub ahead of print]

Clare A, Camic PM. Live and recorded group music interventions with active participation for people with dementias: a systematic review. Arts Health. 2019 Oct 4:1-24. doi: 10.1080/17533015.2019.1675732. [Epub ahead of print]

Daneau S, Bourbonnais A, Legault A. Surrogates' end-of-life decision-making process in nursing homes for residents with a neurocognitive disorder: An integrative review. Int J Older People Nurs. 2019 Oct 15:e12274. doi: 10.1111/opn.12274. [Epub ahead of print]

Ernecoff NC, Check D, Bannon M, Hanson LC, Dionne-Odom JN, Corbelli J, Klein-Fedyshin M, Schenker Y, Zimmermann C, Arnold RM, Kavalieratos D. Comparing Specialty and Primary Palliative Care Interventions: Analysis of a Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2019 Oct 23. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2019.0349. [Epub ahead of print]

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Henson LA, Edmonds P, Johnston A, Johnson HE, Ng Yin Ling C, Sklavounos A, Ellis-Smith C, Gao W. Population-Based Quality Indicators for End-of-Life Cancer Care: A Systematic Review. JAMA Oncol. 2019 Oct 24. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.3388. [Epub ahead of print]

Hua P, Bugeja L, Maple M. A systematic review on the relationship between childhood exposure to external cause parental death, including suicide, on subsequent suicidal behaviour. J Affect Disord. 2019 Oct 1;257:723-734. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2019.07.082. Epub 2019 Jul 30.

Lancellotta V, Cellini F, Fionda B, De Sanctis V, Vidali C, Fusco V, Barbera F, Gambacorta MA, Corvò R, Magrini SM, Tagliaferri L. The role of palliative interventional radiotherapy (brachytherapy) in esophageal cancer: An AIRO (Italian Association of Radiotherapy and Clinical Oncology) systematic review focused on dysphagia-free survival. Brachytherapy. 2019 Oct 18. pii: S1538-4721(19)30583-5. doi: 10.1016/j.brachy.2019.09.005. [Epub ahead of print]

Matthews T, Baken D, Ross K, Ogilvie E, Kent L. The experiences of patients and their family members when receiving bad news about cancer: A qualitative meta-synthesis. Psychooncology. 2019 Oct 16. doi: 10.1002/pon.5241. [Epub ahead of print]

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Ochoa CY, Buchanan Lunsford N, Lee Smith J. Impact of informal cancer caregiving across the cancer experience: A systematic literature review of quality of life. Palliat Support Care. 2019 Oct 7:1-21. doi: 10.1017/S1478951519000622. [Epub ahead of print]

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Papadopoulou C, Sime C, Rooney K, Kotronoulas G. Sexual health care provision in cancer nursing care: A systematic review on the state of evidence and deriving international competencies chart for cancer nurses. Int J Nurs Stud. 2019 Aug 26;100:103405. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.103405. [Epub ahead of print]

Pruskowski JA, Springer S, Thorpe CT, Klein-Fedyshin M, Handler SM. Does Deprescribing Improve Quality of Life? A Systematic Review of the Literature. Drugs Aging. 2019 Oct 9. doi: 10.1007/s40266-019-00717-1. [Epub ahead of print]

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Scott M, Shaver N, Lapenskie J, Isenberg SR, Saunders S, Hsu AT, Tanuseputro P. Does inpatient palliative care consultation impact outcomes following hospital discharge? A narrative systematic review. Palliat Med. 2019 Oct 4:269216319870649. doi: 10.1177/0269216319870649. [Epub ahead of print]

Secunda K, Wirpsa MJ, Neely KJ, Szmuilowicz E, Wood GJ, Panozzo E, McGrath J, Levenson A, Peterson J, Gordon EJ, Kruser JM. Use and Meaning of "Goals of Care" in the Healthcare Literature: a Systematic Review and Qualitative Discourse Analysis. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Oct 21. doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05446-0. [Epub ahead of print]

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Van Der Weijst L, Lievens Y, Schrauwen W, Surmont V. Health-Related Quality of Life in Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: A Methodological Appraisal Based on a Systematic Literature Review. Front Oncol. 2019 Aug 12;9:715. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2019.00715. eCollection 2019.

Watt JA, Goodarzi Z, Veroniki AA, Nincic V, Khan PA, Ghassemi M, Thompson Y, Tricco AC, Straus SE. Comparative Efficacy of Interventions for Aggressive and Agitated Behaviors in Dementia: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2019 Oct 15. doi: 10.7326/M19-0993. [Epub ahead of print]

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Wilson R, Hepgul N, Higginson IJ, Gao W. End-of-life care and place of death in adults with serious mental illness: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Palliat Med. 2019 Oct 14:269216319867847. doi: 10.1177/0269216319867847. [Epub ahead of print]

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Bartone PT, Bartone JV, Violanti JM, Gileno ZM. Peer Support Services for Bereaved Survivors: A Systematic Review. Omega (Westport). 2019 Nov;80(1):137-166. doi: 10.1177/0030222817728204. Epub 2017 Sep 5.

Beauchemin M, Murray MT, Sung L, Hershman DL, Weng C, Schnall R. Clinical decision support for therapeutic decision-making in cancer: A systematic review. Int J Med Inform. 2019 Oct;130:103940. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2019.07.019. Epub 2019 Aug 12.

Bennett MR. PLISSIT Interventions and Sexual Functioning: Useful Tools for Social Work in Palliative Care? J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care. 2019 Sep 16:1-18. doi: 10.1080/15524256.2019.1665156. [Epub ahead of print]

Bowen JM, Gibson RJ, Coller JK, Blijlevens N, Bossi P, Al-Dasooqi N, Bateman EH, Chiang K, de Mooij C, Mayo B, Stringer AM, Tissing W, Wardill HR, van Sebille YZA, Ranna V, Vaddi A, Keefe DM, Lalla RV, Cheng KKF, Elad S. Systematic review of agents for the management of cancer treatment-related gastrointestinal mucositis and clinical practice guidelines. Support Care Cancer. 2019 Oct;27(10):4011-4022. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-04892-0. Epub 2019 Jul 8.

Braun A, Trivedi DP, Dickinson A, Hamilton L, Goodman C, Gage H, Ashaye K, Iliffe S, Manthorpe J. Managing behavioural and psychological symptoms in community dwelling older people with dementia: 2. A systematic review of qualitative studies. Dementia (London). 2019 Oct-Nov;18(7-8):2950-2970. doi: 10.1177/1471301218762856. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

Bylicki O, Didier M, Riviere F, Margery J, Grassin F, Chouaid C. Lung cancer and end-of-life care: a systematic review and thematic synthesis of aggressive inpatient care. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 Aug 31. pii: bmjspcare-2019-001770. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001770. [Epub ahead of print]

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Causer H, Muse K, Smith J, Bradley E. What Is the Experience of Practitioners in Health, Education or Social Care Roles Following a Death by Suicide? A Qualitative Research Synthesis. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Sep 7;16(18). pii: E3293. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16183293.

Chen C, Chow AYM, Tang S. Professional caregivers' bereavement after patients' deaths: A scoping review of quantitative studies. Death Stud. 2019;43(8):500-508. doi: 10.1080/07481187.2018.1488775. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Chen C, Meier ST. Selecting the Best Instrument to Measure Family Perceptions of End-of-Life Communication in Intensive Care Units. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2019 Aug 7:1049909119867623. doi: 10.1177/1049909119867623. [Epub ahead of print]

Durán-Crane A, Laserna A, López-Olivo MA, Cuenca JA, Díaz DP, Cardenas YR, Urso C, O'Connell K, Azimpoor K, Fowler C, Price KJ, Sprung CL, Nates JL. Clinical Practice Guidelines and Consensus Statements About Pain Management in Critically Ill End-of-Life Patients: A Systematic Review. Crit Care Med. 2019 Sep 12. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003975. [Epub ahead of print]

Ennis J, Majid U. "Death from a broken heart": A systematic review of the relationship between spousal bereavement and physical and physiological health outcomes. Death Stud. 2019 Sep 19:1-14. doi: 10.1080/07481187.2019.1661884. [Epub ahead of print]

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Gerson SM, Bingley A, Preston N, Grinyer A. When is hastened death considered suicide? A systematically conducted literature review about palliative care professionals' experiences where assisted dying is legal. BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Aug 31;18(1):75. doi: 10.1186/s12904-019-0451-4.

Griffiths I. What are the challenges for nurses when providing end-of-life care in intensive care units? Br J Nurs. 2019 Sep 12;28(16):1047-1052. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2019.28.16.1047.

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Hoffmann F, Strautmann A, Allers K. Hospitalization at the end of life among nursing home residents with dementia: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Sep 10;18(1):77. doi: 10.1186/s12904-019-0462-1.

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.

Jones K, Robb M, Murphy S, Davies A. New understandings of fathers' experiences of grief and loss following stillbirth and neonatal death: A scoping review. Midwifery. 2019 Aug 23;79:102531. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2019.102531. [Epub ahead of print]

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Krikorian A, Maldonado C, Pastrana T. Patient's Perspectives on the Notion of a Good Death: A Systematic Review of the Literature. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Aug 9. pii: S0885-3924(19)30451-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.07.033. [Epub ahead of print]

Maffoni M, Argentero P, Giorgi I, Hynes J, Giardini A. Healthcare professionals' moral distress in adult palliative care: a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 Sep;9(3):245-254. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001674. Epub 2019 Jan 12.

McCallum KJ, Jackson D, Walthall H, Aveyard H. A focused mapping review and synthesis of current practice in qualitative end of life research with the bereaved. Nurse Res. 2019 Sep 16;27(3):14-19. doi: 10.7748/nr.2019.e1668. Epub 2019 Jul 19.

Meeker MA, McGinley JM, Jezewski MA. Metasynthesis: Dying adults' transition process from cure-focused to comfort-focused care. J Adv Nurs. 2019 Oct;75(10):2059-2071. doi: 10.1111/jan.13970. Epub 2019 Apr 5.

Millard SK, de Knegt NC. Cancer Pain in People With Intellectual Disabilities: Systematic Review and Survey of Health Care Professionals. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Jul 19. pii: S0885-3924(19)30386-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.07.013. [Epub ahead of print]

Mintziras I, Miligkos M, Wächter S, Manoharan J, Bartsch DK. Palliative surgical bypass is superior to palliative endoscopic stenting in patients with malignant gastric outlet obstruction: systematic review and meta-analysis. Surg Endosc. 2019 Oct;33(10):3153-3164. doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-06955-z. Epub 2019 Jul 22.

Peacock S, Burles M, Hodson A, Kumaran M, Macrae R, Peternelj-Taylor C, Holtslander L. Older persons with dementia in prison: an integrative review. Int J Prison Health. 2019 [ahead-of-print]. doi: 10.1108/IJPH-01-2019-0007.

Peat G, Rodriguez A, Smith J. Social media use in adolescents and young adults with serious illnesses: an integrative review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 Sep;9(3):235-244. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001646. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Pettifer A, Froggatt K, Hughes S. The experiences of family members witnessing the diminishing drinking of a dying relative: An adapted meta-narrative literature review. Palliat Med. 2019 Jul 1:269216319859728. doi: 10.1177/0269216319859728. [Epub ahead of print]

Ratislavová K, Bužgová R, Vejvodová J. Perinatal palliative care education: An integrative review. Nurse Educ Today. 2019 Aug 7;82:58-66. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2019.08.003. [Epub ahead of print]

Rezaei S, Ahmadi S, Rahmati J, Hosseinifard H, Dehnad A, Aryankhesal A, Shabaninejad H, Ghasemyani S, Alihosseini S, Bragazzi NL, Raoofi S, Kiaee ZM, Ghashghaee A. Global prevalence of depression in HIV/AIDS: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 Sep 19. pii: bmjspcare-2019-001952. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001952. [Epub ahead of print]

Rivett E, Hammond L, West J. What influences self-perceived competence and confidence in dementia care home staff? A systematic review. Psychogeriatrics. 2019 Sep;19(5):440-456. doi: 10.1111/psyg.12422. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Rodrigues P, Menten J, Gastmans C. Physicians' perceptions of palliative sedation for existential suffering: a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 Sep 3. pii: bmjspcare-2019-001865. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001865. [Epub ahead of print]

Scott D, Hudson P, Charnley K, Payne C, Westcott G. Development of an eHealth information resource for family carers supporting a person receiving palliative care on the island of Ireland. BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Aug 30;18(1):74. doi: 10.1186/s12904-019-0457-y.

Senior H, Grant M, Rhee JJ, Aubin M, McVey P, Johnson C, Monterosso L, Nwachukwu H, Fallon-Ferguson J, Yates P, Williams B, Mitchell G. General practice physicians' and nurses' self-reported multidisciplinary end-of-life care: a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 Aug 29. pii: bmjspcare-2019-001852. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001852. [Epub ahead of print]

Shrestha S, Poudel A, Steadman K, Nissen L. Outcomes of deprescribing interventions in older patients with life-limiting illness and limited life expectancy: a systematic review. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2019 Sep 4. doi: 10.1111/bcp.14113. [Epub ahead of print]

Siddique AB, Krebs M, Alvarez S, Greenspan I, Patel A, Kinsolving J, Koizumi N. Mobile Apps for the Care Management of Chronic Kidney and End-Stage Renal Diseases: Systematic Search in App Stores and Evaluation. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2019 Sep 4;7(9):e12604. doi: 10.2196/12604.

Skelton L, Guo P. Evaluating the effects of the pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions to manage delirium symptoms in palliative care patients: systematic review. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2019 Sep 3. doi: 10.1097/SPC.0000000000000458. [Epub ahead of print]

Tapp D, Chenacher S, Gérard NPA, Bérubé-Mercier P, Gelinas C, Douville F, et al. Observational Pain Assessment Instruments for Use With Nonverbal Patients at the End-of-life: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Care. 2019 Jan 13:825859718816073. doi: 10.1177/0825859718816073. [Epub ahead of print]

Trivedi DP, Braun A, Dickinson A, Gage H, Hamilton L, Goodman C, Ashaye K, Iliffe S, Manthorpe J. Managing behavioural and psychological symptoms in community dwelling older people with dementia: 1. A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions. Dementia (London). 2019 Oct-Nov;18(7-8):2925-2949. doi: 10.1177/1471301218762851. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

von Trott P, Oei SL, Ramsenthaler C. Acupuncture for breathlessness in advanced diseases: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Sep 17. pii: S0885-3924(19)30527-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.09.007. [Epub ahead of print]

Xiao J, Chow KM, Liu Y, Chan CWH. Effects of dignity therapy on dignity, psychological well-being, and quality of life among palliative care cancer patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychooncology. 2019 Sep;28(9):1791-1802. doi: 10.1002/pon.5162. Epub 2019 Jul 9.

Yangöz ŞT, Özer Z. The effect of music intervention on patients with cancer-related pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Adv Nurs. 2019 Aug 26. doi: 10.1111/jan.14184. [Epub ahead of print]

Yarom N, Hovan A, Bossi P, Ariyawardana A, Jensen SB, Gobbo M, Saca-Hazboun H, Kandwal A, Majorana A, Ottaviani G, Pentenero M, Nasr NM, Rouleau T, Lucas AS, Treister NS, Zur E, Ranna V, Vaddi A, Cheng KKF, Barasch A, Lalla RV, Elad S. Systematic review of natural and miscellaneous agents for the management of oral mucositis in cancer patients and clinical practice guidelines-part 1: vitamins, minerals, and nutritional supplements. Support Care Cancer. 2019 Oct;27(10):3997-4010. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-04887-x. Epub 2019 Jul 8.

Yeh TC, Tzeng NS, Li JC, Huang YC, Hsieh HT, Chu CS, Liang CS. Mortality Risk of Atypical Antipsychotics for Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia: A Meta-Analysis, Meta-Regression, and Trial Sequential Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2019 Sep/Oct;39(5):472-478. doi: 10.1097/JCP.0000000000001083.

Zadik Y, Arany PR, Fregnani ER, Bossi P, Antunes HS, Bensadoun RJ, Gueiros LA, Majorana A, Nair RG, Ranna V, Tissing WJE, Vaddi A, Lubart R, Migliorati CA, Lalla RV, Cheng KKF, Elad S. Systematic review of photobiomodulation for the management of oral mucositis in cancer patients and clinical practice guidelines. Support Care Cancer. 2019 Oct;27(10):3969-3983. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-04890-2. Epub 2019 Jul 8.

August 2019

Allers K, Hoffmann F, Schnakenberg R. Hospitalizations of nursing home residents at the end of life: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2019 Aug 1:269216319866648. doi: 10.1177/0269216319866648. [Epub ahead of print]

Anderson RJ, Bloch S, Armstrong M, Stone PC, Low JT. Communication between healthcare professionals and relatives of patients approaching the end-of-life: A systematic review of qualitative evidence. Palliat Med. 2019 Sep;33(8):926-941. doi: 10.1177/0269216319852007. Epub 2019 Jun 11.

Ariyawardana A, Cheng KKF, Kandwal A, Tilly V, Al-Azri AR, Galiti D, Chiang K, Vaddi A, Ranna V, Nicolatou-Galitis O, Lalla RV, Bossi P, Elad S. Systematic review of anti-inflammatory agents for the management of oral mucositis in cancer patients and clinical practice guidelines. Support Care Cancer. 2019 Jul 8. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-04888-w. [Epub ahead of print]

Bahraini S, Gifford W, Graham ID, Wazni L, Brémault-Phillips S, Hackbusch R, Demers C, Egan M. The accuracy of measures in screening adults for spiritual suffering in health care settings: a systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2019 Aug 7:1-14. doi: 10.1017/S1478951519000506. [Epub ahead of print]

Bernard P, Savard J, Steindorf K, Sweegers MG, Courneya KS, Newton RU, Aaronson NK, Jacobsen PB, May AM, Galvao DA, Chinapaw MJ, Stuiver MM, Griffith KA, Mesters I, Knoop H, Goedendorp MM, Bohus M, Thorsen L, Schmidt ME, Ulrich CM, Sonke GS, van Harten W, Winters-Stone KM, Velthuis MJ, Taaffe DR, van Mechelen W, Kersten MJ, Nollet F, Wenzel J, Wiskemann J, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Brug J, Buffart LM. Effects and moderators of exercise on sleep in adults with cancer: Individual patient data and aggregated meta-analyses. J Psychosom Res. 2019 Sep;124:109746. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2019.109746. Epub 2019 Jun 23.

Bibas L, Peretz-Larochelle M, Adhikari NK, Goldfarb MJ, Luk A, Englesakis M, Detsky ME, Lawler PR. Association of Surrogate Decision-making Interventions for Critically Ill Adults With Patient, Family, and Resource Use Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Jul 3;2(7):e197229. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.7229.

Blakeley C, Smith DM, Johnstone ED, Wittkowski A. Parental decision-making following a prenatal diagnosis that is lethal, life-limiting, or has long term implications for the future child and family: a meta-synthesis of qualitative literature. BMC Med Ethics. 2019 Aug 8;20(1):56. doi: 10.1186/s12910-019-0393-7.

Bougea A, Spantideas N, Katoulis A, Stefanis L. Levodopa-induced skin disorders in patients with Parkinson disease: a systematic literature review approach. Acta Neurol Belg. 2019 Sep;119(3):325-336. doi: 10.1007/s13760-019-01195-3. Epub 2019 Jul 23.

Brooks L. Health Care Provider Experiences of and Perspectives on Medical Assistance in Dying: A Scoping Review of Qualitative Studies. Can J Aging. 2019 Sep;38(3):384-396. doi: 10.1017/S0714980818000600. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

Cangini G, Rusolo D, Cappuccilli M, Donati G, La Manna G. Evolution of the concept of quality of life in the population in end stage renal disease. A systematic review of the literature. Clin Ter. 2019 Jul-Aug;170(4):e301-e320. doi: 10.7417/CT.2019.2152.

Collins RN, Kishita N. The Effectiveness of Mindfulness- and Acceptance-Based Interventions for Informal Caregivers of People With Dementia: A Meta-Analysis. Gerontologist. 2019 Jul 16;59(4):e363-e379. doi: 10.1093/geront/gny024. 

Constantinou G, Garcia R, Cook E, Randhawa G. Children's unmet palliative care needs: a scoping review of parents' perspectives. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 Jul 19. pii: bmjspcare-2018-001705. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001705. [Epub ahead of print]

Cui CC, Sun Y, Wang XY, Zhang Y, Xing Y. The effect of anti-dementia drugs on Alzheimer disease-induced cognitive impairment: A network meta-analysis. Medicine (Baltimore). 2019 Jul;98(27):e16091. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000016091.

Davies A, Leach C, Caponero R, Dickman A, Fuchs D, Paice J, Emmanuel A. MASCC recommendations on the management of constipation in patients with advanced cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2019 Aug 9. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-05016-4. [Epub ahead of print]

Davies N, Hopwood J, Walker N, Ross J, Iliffe S, Walters K, Rait G. Designing and developing a co-produced theoretical and evidence-based online support for family caregivers of people with dementia at the end of life. BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Aug 13;18(1):71. doi: 10.1186/s12904-019-0455-0.

Davies N, Schiowitz B, Rait G, Vickerstaff V, Sampson EL. Decision aids to support decision-making in dementia care: a systematic review. Int Psychogeriatr. 2019 Jul 26:1-17. doi: 10.1017/S1041610219000826. [Epub ahead of print]

Ennis L, Mansell W, McEvoy P, Tai S. A systematic scoping review and synthesis of dementia and communication theory. Dementia (London). 2019 Aug;18(6):2261-2281. doi: 10.1177/1471301217744069. Epub 2017 Dec 8.

Herbst FA, Gawinski L, Schneider N, Stiel S. Adult Child-Parent Dyadic Interactions at the End of Life: A Scoping Review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 Aug 7. pii: bmjspcare-2019-001894. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001894. [Epub ahead of print]

Hesse M, Forstmeier S, Mochamat M, Radbruch L. A Review of Biographical Work in Palliative Care. Indian J Palliat Care. 2019 Jul-Sep;25(3):445-454. doi: 10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_16_19.

Ing V, Patterson P, Szabo M, Allison KR. Interventions available to adolescents and young adults bereaved by familial cancer: a systematic literature review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 Aug 16. pii: bmjspcare-2019-001959. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001959. [Epub ahead of print]

Ingersoll-Dayton B, Kropf N, Campbell R, Parker M. A systematic review of dyadic approaches to reminiscence and life review among older adults. Aging Ment Health. 2019 Sep;23(9):1074-1085. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2018.1555696. Epub 2018 Dec 31.

Joliat GR, Demartines N, Uldry E. Systematic review of the impact of patient death on surgeons. Br J Surg. 2019 Aug 2. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11264. [Epub ahead of print]

Kang KA, Han SJ, Lim YS, Kim SJ. Meaning-Centered Interventions for Patients With Advanced or Terminal Cancer: A Meta-analysis. Cancer Nurs. 2019 Jul/Aug;42(4):332-340. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000628.

Krooupa AM, Vivat B, McKeever S, Marcus E, Sawyer J, Stone P. Identification and evaluation of observational measures for the assessment and/or monitoring of level of consciousness in adult palliative care patients: A systematic review for I-CAN-CARE. Palliat Med. 2019 Aug 22:269216319871666. doi: 10.1177/0269216319871666. [Epub ahead of print]

Kupeli N, Chatzitheodorou G, Troop NA, McInnerney D, Stone P, Candy B. Expressive writing as a therapeutic intervention for people with advanced disease: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Aug 2;18(1):65. doi: 10.1186/s12904-019-0449-y.

Licqurish SM, Cook OY, Pattuwage LP, Saunders C, Jefford M, Koczwara B, Johnson CE, Emery JD. Tools to facilitate communication during physician-patient consultations in cancer care: An overview of systematic reviews. CA Cancer J Clin. 2019 Jul 24. doi: 10.3322/caac.21573. [Epub ahead of print]

Liu S, Chen J, Zuo J, Lai J, Wu L, Guo X. Comparative effectiveness of six Chinese herb formulas for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2019 Aug 22;19(1):226. doi: 10.1186/s12906-019-2633-2. 

Macken L, Hashim A, Mason L, Verma S. Permanent indwelling peritoneal catheters for palliation of refractory ascites in end-stage liver disease: A systematic review. Liver Int. 2019 Jun 1. doi: 10.1111/liv.14162. [Epub ahead of print]

Musa MK, Saga S, Blekken LE, Harris R, Goodman C, Norton C. The Prevalence, Incidence, and Correlates of Fecal Incontinence Among Older People Residing in Care Homes: A Systematic Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 Aug;20(8):956-962.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2019.03.033. Epub 2019 May 23. 

Na R, Yang JH, Yeom Y, Kim YJ, Byun S, Kim K, Kim KW. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Nonpharmacological Interventions for Moderate to Severe Dementia. Psychiatry Investig. 2019 May;16(5):325-335. doi: 10.30773/pi.2019.02.11.2. Epub 2019 May 23.

Nakham A, Myint PK, Bond CM, Newlands R, Loke YK, Cruickshank M. Interventions to Reduce Anticholinergic Burden in Adults Aged 65 and Older: A Systematic Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 Jul 24. pii: S1525-8610(19)30487-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2019.06.001. [Epub ahead of print]

Nasu K, Konno R, Fukahori H. End-of-life nursing care practice in long-term care settings for older adults: A qualitative systematic review. Int J Nurs Pract. 2019 Jul 30:e12771. doi: 10.1111/ijn.12771. [Epub ahead of print]

Noonan MC, Wingham J, Dalal HM, Taylor RS. Involving caregivers in self-management interventions for patients with heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Adv Nurs. 2019 Aug 22. doi: 10.1111/jan.14172. [Epub ahead of print]

Peña-Longobardo LM, Rodríguez-Sánchez B, Oliva-Moreno J, Aranda-Reneo I, López-Bastida J. How relevant are social costs in economic evaluations? The case of Alzheimer's disease. Eur J Health Econ. 2019 Jul 24. doi: 10.1007/s10198-019-01087-6. [Epub ahead of print]

Qian Y, Wu Y, Rozman de Moraes A, Yi X, Geng Y, Dibaj S, Liu D, Naberhuis J, Bruera E. Fan Therapy for the Treatment of Dyspnea in Adults: A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Sep;58(3):481-486. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.04.011. Epub 2019 Apr 18. 

Roikjær SG, Missel M, Bergenholtz HM, Schønau MN, Timm HU. The use of personal narratives in hospital-based palliative care interventions: An integrative literature review. Palliat Med. 2019 Aug 1:269216319866651. doi: 10.1177/0269216319866651. [Epub ahead of print]

Sampaio SGDSM, Motta LBD, Caldas CP. Value-based medicine and palliative care: how do they converge? Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res. 2019 Oct;19(5):509-515. doi: 10.1080/14737167.2019.1651645. Epub 2019 Aug 7.

Šaňáková Š, Čáp J. Dignity from the nurses' and older patients' perspective: A qualitative literature review. Nurs Ethics. 2019 Aug;26(5):1292-1309. doi: 10.1177/0969733017747960. Epub 2018 Feb 22.

Schichtel M, Wee B, MacArtney JI, Collins S. Clinician barriers and facilitators to heart failure advance care plans: a systematic literature review and qualitative evidence synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 Jul 22. pii: bmjspcare-2018-001747. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001747. [Epub ahead of print]

Sharif Nia H, Lehto RH, Pahlevan Sharif S, Mashrouteh M, Goudarzian AH, Rahmatpour P, Torkmandi H, Yaghoobzadeh A. A Cross-Cultural Evaluation of the Construct Validity of Templer's Death Anxiety Scale: A Systematic Review. Omega (Westport). 2019 Jul 31:30222819865407. doi: 10.1177/0030222819865407. [Epub ahead of print]

Silvius JL, Memon A, Arain M. Medical Assistance in Dying: Alberta Approach and Policy Analysis. Can J Aging. 2019 Sep;38(3):397-406. doi: 10.1017/S0714980819000175. Epub 2019 May 3.

Sobieraj DM, Martinez BK, Hernandez AV, Coleman CI, Ross JS, Berg KM, Steffens DC, Baker WL. Adverse Effects of Pharmacologic Treatments of Major Depression in Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Aug;67(8):1571-1581. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15966. Epub 2019 May 29.

Viveiros J, Chamberlain B, O'Hare A, Sethares KA. Meditation interventions among heart failure patients: An integrative review. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2019 Jul 23:1474515119863181. doi: 10.1177/1474515119863181. [Epub ahead of print]

Wilson DM, Errasti-Ibarrondo B, Rodríguez-Prat A. A Research Literature Review to Determine How Bereavement Programs Are Evaluated. Omega (Westport). 2019 Aug 20:30222819869492. doi: 10.1177/0030222819869492. [Epub ahead of print]

Young JA, Lind C, Orange JB. A qualitative systematic review of experiences of persons with dementia regarding transition to long-term care. Dementia (London). 2019 Jul 23:1471301219862439. doi: 10.1177/1471301219862439. [Epub ahead of print]

July 2019

Alavi NM, Hosseini F. Educating the Existential View to Nurses in Cancer Care: A Review. Iran J Nurs Midwifery Res. 2019 Jul-Aug;24(4):243-250. doi: 10.4103/ijnmr.IJNMR_108_18.

Bakula DM, Sharkey CM, Perez MN, Espeleta HC, Gamwell KL, Baudino M, Delozier AM, Chaney JM, Matt Alderson R, Mullins LL. The Relationship Between Parent and Child Distress in Pediatric Cancer: A Meta-Analysis. J Pediatr Psychol. 2019 Jul 1. pii: jsz051. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsz051. [Epub ahead of print]

Barker MM, Beresford B, Bland M, Fraser LK. Prevalence and Incidence of Anxiety and Depression Among Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults With Life-Limiting Conditions: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Pediatr. 2019 Jul 8. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.1712. [Epub ahead of print]

Cunningham N, Cowie J, Watchman K, Methven K. Understanding the training and education needs of homecare workers supporting people with dementia and cancer: A systematic review of reviews. Dementia (London). 2019 Jul 4:1471301219859781. doi: 10.1177/1471301219859781. [Epub ahead of print]

Chambers E, Gardiner C, Thompson J, Seymour J. Patient and carer involvement in palliative care research: An integrative qualitative evidence synthesis review. Palliat Med. 2019 Jun 28:269216319858247. doi: 10.1177/0269216319858247. [Epub ahead of print]

Datla S, Verberkt CA, Hoye A, Janssen DJA, Johnson MJ. Multi-disciplinary palliative care is effective in people with symptomatic heart failure: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Palliat Med. 2019 Sep;33(8):1003-1016. doi: 10.1177/0269216319859148. Epub 2019 Jul 15.

Donne J, Odrowaz T, Pike S, Youl B, Lo K. Teaching Palliative Care to Health Professional Students: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2019 Jul 15:1049909119859521. doi: 10.1177/1049909119859521. [Epub ahead of print]

Gamondi C, Fusi-Schmidhauser T, Oriani A, Payne S, Preston N. Family members' experiences of assisted dying: A systematic literature review with thematic synthesis. Palliat Med. 2019 Jun 27:269216319857630. doi: 10.1177/0269216319857630. [Epub ahead of print]

Hanna JR, McCaughan E, Semple CJ. Challenges and support needs of parents and children when a parent is at end of life: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2019 Jun 27:269216319857622. doi: 10.1177/0269216319857622. [Epub ahead of print]

Hanning J, Walker KJ, Horrigan D, Levinson M, Mills A. Review article: Goals-of-care discussions for adult patients nearing end of life in emergency departments: A systematic review. Emerg Med Australas. 2019 Aug;31(4):525-532. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13303. Epub 2019 May 1.

Hoerger M, Wayser GR, Schwing G, Suzuki A, Perry LM. Impact of Interdisciplinary Outpatient Specialty Palliative Care on Survival and Quality of Life in Adults With Advanced Cancer: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Ann Behav Med. 2019 Jun 4;53(7):674-685. doi: 10.1093/abm/kay077.

Hong CHL, Gueiros LA, Fulton JS, Cheng KKF, Kandwal A, Galiti D, Fall-Dickson JM, Johansen J, Ameringer S, Kataoka T, Weikel D, Eilers J, Ranna V, Vaddi A, Lalla RV, Bossi P, Elad S. Systematic review of basic oral care for the management of oral mucositis in cancer patients and clinical practice guidelines. Support Care Cancer. 2019 Jul 8. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-04848-4. [Epub ahead of print]

Hosie A, Siddiqi N, Featherstone I, Johnson M, Lawlor PG, Bush SH, Amgarth-Duff I, Edwards L, Cheah SL, Phillips J, Agar M. Inclusion, characteristics and outcomes of people requiring palliative care in studies of non-pharmacological interventions for delirium: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2019 Jun 28:269216319853487. doi: 10.1177/0269216319853487. [Epub ahead of print]

Huang MH, Wang RH, Wang HH. Effect of Life Review on Quality of Life in Terminal Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Nurs Res. 2019 Jul 9. doi: 10.1097/JNR.0000000000000335. [Epub ahead of print]

Johannsen M, Damholdt MF, Zachariae R, Lundorff M, Farver-Vestergaard I, O'Connor M. Psychological interventions for grief in adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Affect Disord. 2019 Jun 15;253:69-86. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2019.04.065. Epub 2019 Apr 10.

Kent K, Jessup B, Marsh P, Barnett T, Ball M. A systematic review and quality appraisal of bereavement care practice guidelines. J Eval Clin Pract. 2019 Jul 9. doi: 10.1111/jep.13225. [Epub ahead of print]

Lewis SL. Emotional Intelligence in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurses: Decreasing Moral Distress in End-of-Life Care and Laying a Foundation for Improved Outcomes: An Integrative Review. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2019 Aug;21(4):250-256. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000561.

Liew TM, Lee CS. Reappraising the Efficacy and Acceptability of Multicomponent Interventions for Caregiver Depression in Dementia: The Utility of Network Meta-Analysis. Gerontologist. 2019 Jul 16;59(4):e380-e392. doi: 10.1093/geront/gny061.

Liu L, He X, Feng L. Exercise on quality of life and cancer-related fatigue for lymphoma survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Support Care Cancer. 2019 Jul 12. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-04983-y. [Epub ahead of print]

Lundquist DM, Berry DL. Experiences of Adolescents and Young Adults Living With Advanced Cancer: An Integrative Review.Oncol Nurs Forum. 2019 Jul 1;46(4):451-458. doi: 10.1188/19.ONF.451-458.

Mäki-Turja-Rostedt S, Stolt M, Leino-Kilpi H, Haavisto E. Preventive interventions for pressure ulcers in long-term older people care facilities: A systematic review. J Clin Nurs. 2019 Jul;28(13-14):2420-2442. doi: 10.1111/jocn.14767. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

Park CL, Pustejovsky JE, Trevino K, Sherman AC, Esposito C, Berendsen M, Salsman JM. Effects of psychosocial interventions on meaning and purpose in adults with cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Cancer. 2019 Jul 15;125(14):2383-2393. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32078. Epub 2019 Apr 29.

Procter S, Ooi M, Hopkins C, Moore G. A review of the literature on family decision-making at end of life precipitating hospital admission. Br J Nurs. 2019 Jul 11;28(13):878-884. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2019.28.13.878.

Rahemi Z, Williams CL. Does ethnicity matter-Cultural factors underlying older adults' end-of-life care preferences: A systematic review. Geriatr Nurs. 2019 Jul 15. pii: S0197-4572(19)30175-2. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2019.07.001. [Epub ahead of print]

Rajamohan S, Porock D, Chang YP. Understanding the Relationship Between Staff and Job Satisfaction, Stress, Turnover, and Staff Outcomes in the Person-Centered Care Nursing Home Arena. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2019 Jun 27. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12488. [Epub ahead of print]

Rankin J, Rowen D, Howe A, Cleland JGF, Whitty JA. Valuing health-related quality of life in heart failure: a systematic review of methods to derive quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) in trial-based cost-utility analyses. Heart Fail Rev. 2019 Jul;24(4):549-563. doi: 10.1007/s10741-019-09780-7.

Ribeiro AF, Martins Pereira S, Gomes B, Nunes R. Do patients, families, and healthcare teams benefit from the integration of palliative care in burn intensive care units? Results from a systematic review with narrative synthesis. Palliat Med. 2019 Jul 12:269216319862160. doi: 10.1177/0269216319862160. [Epub ahead of print]

Robinson C, Pond R. Do online support groups for grief benefit the bereaved? Systematic review of the quantitative and qualitative literature. Comput Human Behav. 2019 Nov;100:48-59. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2019.06.011.

Shabnam J, Timm H, Nielsen DS, Raunkiaer M. Palliative care for older South Asian migrants: a systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2019 Jul 8:1-13. doi: 10.1017/S1478951519000397. [Epub ahead of print]

Shrestha A, Martin C, Walters S, Collins K, Burton M, Wyld L. Quality of life versus Length of Life Considerations in Cancer Patients: A Systematic Literature Review. Psychooncology. 2019 Jul;28(7):1367-1380. doi: 10.1002/pon.5054. Epub 2019 May 15.

Sotoudeh S, Mahdavi H, Tahmasebi M. Crises in Caring for Dying Patients Regarding Cancer Within Iranian Cultural Backgrounds: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies. Int J Cancer Manag. 2019 Feb;12(2). doi: 10.5812/ijcm.87245.

Sousa H, Ribeiro O, Paúl C, Costa E, Miranda V, Ribeiro F, Figueiredo D. Social support and treatment adherence in patients with end-stage renal disease: A systematic review. Semin Dial. 2019 Jul 15. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12831. [Epub ahead of print]

Tatterton MJ, Walshe C. Understanding the bereavement experience of grandparents following the death of a grandchild from a life-limiting condition: A meta-ethnography. J Adv Nurs. 2019 Jul;75(7):1406-1417. doi: 10.1111/jan.13927. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Wen X, Wang Y, Zhao Q, Zhang H, Shi H, Wang M, Lu P. Nonpharmacological Interventions for Depressive Symptoms in End-Stage Renal Disease: A Systematic Review. West J Nurs Res. 2019 Jun 28:193945919857540. doi: 10.1177/0193945919857540. [Epub ahead of print]

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June 2019

Afonso TDS, Veludo F, Sousa PP. Nursing strategies to reduce the risk of therapeutic obstinacy in artificial nutrition. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2019 May 2;25(5):224-231. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2019.25.5.224.

Becqué YN, Rietjens JAC, van Driel AG, van der Heide A, Witkamp E. Nursing interventions to support family caregivers in end-of-life care at home: A systematic narrative review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2019 Apr 23;97:28-39. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.04.011. [Epub ahead of print]

Chan CWH, Ng NHY, Chan HYL, Wong MMH, Chow KM. A systematic review of the effects of advance care planning facilitators training programs. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Jun 7;19(1):362. doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-4192-0.

Chong PH, Walshe C, Hughes S. Perceptions of a Good Death in Children with Life-Shortening Conditions: An Integrative Review. J Palliat Med. 2019 Jun;22(6):714-723. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0335. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Geshell L, Kwak J, Radhakrishnan K. Perspectives and Experiences of Persons With Dementia With Advance Care Planning: An Integrative Literature Review. J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol. 2019 Jun 12:891988719853040. doi: 10.1177/0891988719853040. [Epub ahead of print]

Hall A, Rowland C, Grande G. How Should End-of-Life Advance Care Planning Discussions Be Implemented According to Patients and Informal Carers? A Qualitative Review of Reviews. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Apr 18. pii: S0885-3924(19)30181-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.04.013. [Epub ahead of print]

Hall ET, Singhal S, Dickerson J, Gabster B, Wong HN, Aslakson RA, Schapira L; AAHPM Research Committee Writing Group. Patient-Reported Outcomes for Cancer Patients Receiving Checkpoint Inhibitors: Opportunities for Palliative Care-A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Jul;58(1):137-156.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.03.015. Epub 2019 Mar 21.

Huang CW, Lee MJ, Wang LJ, Lee PT, Tu YK, Hsu CW, Lin PY. Comparative efficacy and acceptability of treatments for restless legs syndrome in end-stage renal disease: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2019 Jun 3. pii: gfz097. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfz097. [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.

Hughes JG, Lewith G, MacPherson H, Witt CM, Cummings M, Fisher P. Assessment of the quality of reporting in studies of acupuncture for patients with cancer using the STRICTA guidelines. Acupunct Med. 2019 Jun 12:acupmed2017011592. doi: 10.1136/acupmed-2017-011592. [Epub ahead of print]

Jess M, Timm H, Dieperink KB. Video consultations in palliative care: A systematic integrative review. Palliat Med. 2019 Jun 12:269216319854938. doi: 10.1177/0269216319854938. [Epub ahead of print]

Kampling H, Brendel LK, Mittag O. (Neuro)Psychological Interventions for Non-Motor Symptoms in the Treatment of Patients with Parkinson's Disease: a Systematic Umbrella Review. Neuropsychol Rev. 2019 Jun;29(2):166-180. doi: 10.1007/s11065-019-09409-4. Epub 2019 Jun 5.

Kelly AJ, Luckett T, Clayton JM, Gabb L, Kochovska S, Agar M. Advance care planning in different settings for people with dementia: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Palliat Support Care. 2019 Jun 10:1-13. doi: 10.1017/S1478951519000257. [Epub ahead of print]

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]

Parisi A, Sharma A, Howard MO, Blank Wilson A. The relationship between substance misuse and complicated grief: A systematic review. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2019 Aug;103:43-57. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2019.05.012. Epub 2019 May 23.

Phillips G, Lifford K, Edwards A, Poolman M, Joseph-Williams N. Do published patient decision aids for end-of-life care address patients' decision-making needs? A systematic review and critical appraisal. Palliat Med. 2019 Jun 14:269216319854186. doi: 10.1177/0269216319854186. [Epub ahead of print]

Riahi S, Khajehei M. Palliative Care: A Systematic Review of Evidence-Based Interventions. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2019 Jul/Sep;42(3):315-328. doi: 10.1097/CNQ.0000000000000269.

Saunders S, Killackey T, Kurahashi A, Walsh C, Wentlandt K, Lovrics E, Scott M, Mahtani R, Bernstein M, Howard M, Tanuseputro P, Goldman R, Zimmermann C, Aslakson RA, Isenberg SR. Palliative care transitions from acute care to community-based care - a systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Jun 12. pii: S0885-3924(19)30310-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.06.005. [Epub ahead of print]

Scholz B, Bevan A, Georgousopoulou E, Collier A, Mitchell I. Consumer and carer leadership in palliative care academia and practice: A systematic review with narrative synthesis. Palliat Med. 2019 Jun 14:269216319854012. doi: 10.1177/0269216319854012. [Epub ahead of print]

Tobberup R, Thoresen L, Falkmer UG, Yilmaz MK, Solheim TS, Balstad TR. Effects of current parenteral nutrition treatment on health-related quality of life, physical function, nutritional status, survival and adverse events exclusively in patients with advanced cancer: A systematic literature review. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2019 Jul;139:96-107. doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2019.04.014. Epub 2019 Apr 20.

May 2019

Alyami HM, Chan RJ, New K. End-of-life care preferences for people with advanced cancer and their families in intensive care units: a systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2019 May 17. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-04844-8. [Epub ahead of print]

Armstrong M, Flemming K, Kupeli N, Stone P, Wilkinson S, Candy B. Aromatherapy, massage and reflexology: A systematic review and thematic synthesis of the perspectives from people with palliative care needs. Palliat Med. 2019 May 6:269216319846440. doi: 10.1177/0269216319846440. [Epub ahead of print]

Brown D, Watson M, Schloss J. Pharmacological evidence of medicinal cannabis in oncology: a systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2019 May 6. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-04774-5. [Epub ahead of print]

Combes S, Nicholson CJ, Gillett K, Norton C. Implementing advance care planning with community-dwelling frail elders requires a system-wide approach: An integrative review applying a behaviour change model. Palliat Med. 2019 May 6:269216319845804. doi: 10.1177/0269216319845804. [Epub ahead of print]

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Ennis GM, Kirshbaum M, Waheed N. The energy-enhancing potential of participatory performance-based arts activities in the care of people with a diagnosis of cancer: an integrative review. Arts Health. 2018 Mar 8:1-17. doi: 10.1080/17533015.2018.1443951. [Epub ahead of print]

Erdal A, Ballard C, Vahia IV, Husebo BS. Analgesic treatments in people with dementia - how safe are they? A systematic review. Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2019 Jun;18(6):511-522. doi: 10.1080/14740338.2019.1614166. Epub 2019 May 16.

Fetherstonhaugh D, Haesler E, Bauer M. Promoting mealtime function in people with dementia: A systematic review of studies undertaken in residential aged care. Int J Nurs Stud. 2019 Apr 17. pii: S0020-7489(19)30101-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.04.005. [Epub ahead of print]

Gessler D, Juraskova I, Sansom-Daly UM, Shepherd HL, Patterson P, Muscat DM. Clinician-patient-family decision-making and health literacy in adolescents and young adults with cancer and their families: A systematic review of qualitative studies. Psychooncology. 2019 May 20. doi: 10.1002/pon.5110. [Epub ahead of print]

Häuser W, Welsch P, Klose P, Radbruch L, Fitzcharles MA. Efficacy, tolerability and safety of cannabis-based medicines for cancer pain : A systematic review with meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Schmerz. 2019 May 9. doi: 10.1007/s00482-019-0373-3. [Epub ahead of print]

Heckel L, Heynsbergh NL, Livingston PM. Are cancer helplines effective in supporting caregivers? A systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2019 May 16. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-04807-z. [Epub ahead of print]

Johnston K, Preston R, Strivens E, Qaloewai S, Larkins S. Understandings of dementia in low and middle income countries and amongst indigenous peoples: a systematic review and qualitative meta-synthesis. Aging Ment Health. 2019 May 10:1-13. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2019.1606891. [Epub ahead of print]

Johnston L, Young J, Campbell K. The implementation and impact of Holistic Needs Assessments for people affected by cancer: A systematic review and thematic synthesis of the literature. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2019 May;28(3):e13087. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13087. Epub 2019 May 14.

Leniz J, Weil A, Higginson IJ, Sleeman KE. Electronic palliative care coordination systems (EPaCCS): a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 May 8. pii: bmjspcare-2018-001689. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001689. [Epub ahead of print]

Lovell J, Pham T, Noaman SQ, Davis MC, Johnson M, Ibrahim JE. Self-management of heart failure in dementia and cognitive impairment: a systematic review. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2019 Apr 29;19(1):99. doi: 10.1186/s12872-019-1077-4.

Ma C, Bao S, Dull P, Wu B, Yu F. Hospital readmission in persons with dementia: A systematic review. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2019 May 13. doi: 10.1002/gps.5140. [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.

Miranda R, Bunn F, Lynch J, Van den Block L, Goodman C. Palliative care for people with dementia living at home: A systematic review of interventions. Palliat Med. 2019 May 6:269216319847092. doi: 10.1177/0269216319847092. [Epub ahead of print]

Perepezko K, Hinkle JT, Shepard MD, Fischer N, Broen MPG, Leentjens AFG, Gallo JJ, Pontone GM. Social role functioning in Parkinson's disease: A mixed-methods systematic review. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2019 May 8. doi: 10.1002/gps.5137. [Epub ahead of print]

Ren Q, Shi Q, Ma T, Wang J, Li Q, Li X. Quality of life, symptoms, and sleep quality of elderly with end-stage renal disease receiving conservative management: a systematic review. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2019 May 3;17(1):78. doi: 10.1186/s12955-019-1146-5.

Robert R, Stavinoha P, Jones BL, Robinson J, Larson K, Hicklen R, Smith B, Perko K, Koch K, Findley S, Weaver MS. Spiritual assessment and spiritual care offerings as a standard of care in pediatric oncology: A recommendation informed by a systematic review of the literature. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019 Apr 29:e27764. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27764. [Epub ahead of print]

Saunders CH, Patel K, Kang H, Elwyn G, Kirkland K, Durand MA. Serious Choices: A Systematic Environmental Scan of Decision Aids and Their Use for Seriously Ill People Near Death. J Hosp Med. 2019 May;14(5):294-302. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3110.

Schichtel M, Wee B, Perera R, Onakpoya I, Albury C, Barber S. Clinician-targeted interventions to improve advance care planning in heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Heart. 2019 May 22. pii: heartjnl-2019-314758. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2019-314758. [Epub ahead of print]

Sheill G, Guinan E, Brady L, Hevey D, Hussey J. Exercise interventions for patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review of recruitment, attrition, and exercise adherence rates. Palliat Support Care. 2019 May 21:1-11. doi: 10.1017/S1478951519000312. [Epub ahead of print]

Spelten ER, Geerse O, van Vuuren J, Timmis J, Blanch B, Duijts S, MacDermott S. Factors influencing the engagement of cancer patients with advance care planning: A scoping review. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2019 May;28(3):e13091. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13091. Epub 2019 May 9.

Spronk I, Meijers MC, Heins MJ, Francke AL, Elwyn G, van Lindert A, van Dulmen S, van Vliet LM. Availability and effectiveness of decision aids for supporting shared decision making in patients with advanced colorectal and lung cancer: Results from a systematic review. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2019 May;28(3):e13079. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13079. Epub 2019 May 8.

Starr LT, Ulrich CM, Corey KL, Meghani SH. Associations Among End-of-Life Discussions, Health-Care Utilization, and Costs in Persons With Advanced Cancer: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2019 May 9:1049909119848148. doi: 10.1177/1049909119848148. [Epub ahead of print]

Teo I, Krishnan A, Lee GL. Psychosocial interventions for advanced cancer patients: A systematic review. Psychooncology. 2019 May 11. doi: 10.1002/pon.5103. [Epub ahead of print]

Thornton R, Nicholson P, Harms L. Scoping Review of Memory Making in Bereavement Care for Parents After the Death of a Newborn. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2019 May;48(3):351-360. doi: 10.1016/j.jogn.2019.02.001. Epub 2019 Apr 1.

Xu XY, Kwan RYC, Leung AYM. Factors associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease in family caregivers of people with dementia: a systematic review. J Int Med Res. 2019 May 22:300060519845472. doi: 10.1177/0300060519845472. [Epub ahead of print]

Yusufov M, Braun IM, Pirl WF. A systematic review of substance use and substance use disorders in patients with cancer. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2019 Apr 26. pii: S0163-8343(18)30527-9. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2019.04.016. [Epub ahead of print]

April 2019

Aziz HA, Lunde J, Barraco R, Como JJ, Cooper Z, Hayward T 3rd, Hwang F, Lottenberg L, Mentzer C, Mosenthal A, Mukherjee K, Nash J, Robinson B, Staudenmayer K, Wright R, Yon J, Crandall M. Evidence-based review of trauma center care and routine palliative care processes for geriatric trauma patients; A collaboration from the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Patient Assessment Committee, the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Geriatric Trauma Committee, and the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Guidelines Committee. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Apr;86(4):737-743. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000002155.

Burlacu A, Artene B, Nistor I, Buju S, Jugrin D, Mavrichi I, Covic A. Religiosity, spirituality and quality of life of dialysis patients: a systematic review. Int Urol Nephrol. 2019 May;51(5):839-850. doi: 10.1007/s11255-019-02129-x. Epub 2019 Mar 27.

Cantarero-Prieto D, Leon PL, Blazquez-Fernandez C, Juan PS, Cobo CS. The economic cost of dementia: A systematic review.Dementia (London). 2019 Mar 25:1471301219837776. doi: 10.1177/1471301219837776. [Epub ahead of print]

Cheng L, Liu F, Feng S, Wang Y, Gu Y, Kang Q. Symptom experience of children with cancer younger than 8 years of age: an integrative review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Apr 10. pii: S0885-3924(19)30167-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.03.021. [Epub ahead of print]

Coronado RA, Albers HE, Allen JL, Clarke RG, Estrada VA, Simon CB, Galloway RV, Fisher SR. Pain-Reducing Effects of Physical Therapist-Delivered Interventions: A Systematic Review of Randomized Trials Among Older Adults With Dementia. J Geriatr Phys Ther. 2019 Apr 15. doi: 10.1519/JPT.0000000000000235. [Epub ahead of print]

Cui X, Dong W, Zheng H, Li H. Collaborative care intervention for patients with chronic heart failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Medicine (Baltimore). 2019 Mar;98(13):e14867. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000014867.

D'Astous V, Abrams R, Vandrevala T, Samsi K, Manthorpe J. Gaps in Understanding the Experiences of Homecare Workers Providing Care for People with Dementia up to the End of Life: A Systematic Review. Dementia (London). 2019 Apr;18(3):970-989. doi: 10.1177/1471301217699354. Epub 2017 Mar 30.

Davies JM, Sleeman KE, Leniz J, Wilson R, Higginson IJ, Verne J, Maddocks M, Murtagh FEM. Socioeconomic position and use of healthcare in the last year of life: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Med. 2019 Apr 23;16(4):e1002782. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002782. eCollection 2019 Apr.

den Boer K, de Veer AJE, Schoonmade LJ, Verhaegh KJ, van Meijel B, Francke AL. A systematic review of palliative care tools and interventions for people with severe mental illness. BMC Psychiatry. 2019 Apr 3;19(1):106. doi: 10.1186/s12888-019-2078-7.

Donald EE, Stajduhar KI. A scoping review of palliative care for persons with severe persistent mental illness. Palliat Support Care. 2019 Mar 19:1-9. doi: 10.1017/S1478951519000087. [Epub ahead of print]

Evans CJ, Ison L, Ellis-Smith C, Nicholson C, Costa A, Oluyase AO, Namisango E, Bone AE, Brighton LJ, Yi D, Combes S, Bajwah S, Gao W, Harding R, Ong P, Higginson IJ, Maddocks M. Service Delivery Models to Maximize Quality of Life for Older People at the End of Life: A Rapid Review. Milbank Q. 2019 Mar;97(1):113-175. doi: 10.1111/1468-0009.12373.

Ferris A, Price A, Harding K. Pressure ulcers in patients receiving palliative care: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2019 Apr 24:269216319846023. doi: 10.1177/0269216319846023. [Epub ahead of print]

Fredrickson BA, Burkett E. Interventions to improve the continuity of medication management upon discharge of patients from hospital to residential aged care facilities. J Pharm Pract Res. 2019 Apr 16;49(2):162-170. doi:10.1002/jppr.1462

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.

Gaviola MA, Inder KJ, Dilworth S, Holliday EG, Higgins I. Impact of individualised music listening intervention on persons with dementia: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Australas J Ageing. 2019 Mar 26. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12642. [Epub ahead of print]

Gil I, Costa P, Parola V, Cardoso D, Almeida M, Apóstolo J. Efficacy of reminiscence in cognition, depressive symptoms and quality of life in institutionalized elderly: a systematic review. Rev Esc Enferm USP. 2019 Mar 28;53:e03458. doi: 10.1590/S1980-220X2018007403458.

Gonella S, Basso I, De Marinis MG, Campagna S, Di Giulio P. Good end-of-life care in nursing home according to the family carers' perspective: A systematic review of qualitative findings. Palliat Med. 2019 Apr 10:269216319840275. doi: 10.1177/0269216319840275. [Epub ahead of print]

Hagemann V, Bausewein C, Remi C. Drug use beyond the licence in palliative care: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Palliat Med. 2019 Apr 24:269216319840602. doi: 10.1177/0269216319840602. [Epub ahead of print]

Hall CC, Cook J, Maddocks M, Skipworth RJE, Fallon M, Laird BJ. Combined exercise and nutritional rehabilitation in outpatients with incurable cancer: a systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2019 Apr 3. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-04749-6. [Epub ahead of print]

Hurst A, Coyne E, Kellett U, Needham J. Volunteers motivations and involvement in dementia care in hospitals, aged care and resident homes: An integrative review. Geriatr Nurs. 2019 Mar 25. pii: S0197-4572(18)30603-7. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2019.03.010. [Epub ahead of print]

Knopp-Sihota JA, Dirk KL, Rachor GS. Factors Associated With Pain Assessment for Nursing Home Residents: A Systematic Review and Meta-Synthesis. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 Mar 22. pii: S1525-8610(19)30190-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2019.01.156. [Epub ahead of print]

Knowles LM, Ruiz JM, OʼConnor MF. A Systematic Review of the Association Between Bereavement and Biomarkers of Immune Function. Psychosom Med. 2019 Apr 3. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000693. [Epub ahead of print]

Lehto RH. Miller SEL, Flanigan M, Wyatt G. Mental health in patients with advanced cancer at the end of life: evaluation of evidence and future directions. Expert Rev Qual Life Cancer Care. 2018;3(2-3):79-94.

Martin C, Shrestha A, Burton M, Collins K, Wyld L. How are caregivers involved in treatment decision-making for older people with dementia and a new diagnosis of cancer? Psychooncology. 2019 Mar 25. doi: 10.1002/pon.5070. [Epub ahead of print]

Pritty B, De Boos D, Moghaddam N. Factors influencing the transition experience of carers for persons with dementia, when the person with dementia moves into residential care: systematic review and meta-synthesis. Aging Ment Health. 2019 Apr 12:1-10. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2019.1602591. [Epub ahead of print]

Razvi Y, Chan S, Zaki P, McKenzie E, Lam H, Van Der Velden JM, Alqaderi A, Silva MF, Chow E. Predicting survival of patients treated with palliative radiotherapy: a systematic review. Expert Rev Qual Life Cancer Care. 2018 Jul 10;3(4):105-111.

Rodríguez-Prat A, Balaguer A, Crespo I, Monforte-Royo C. Feeling like a burden to others and the wish to hasten death in patients with advanced illness: A systematic review. Bioethics. 2019 Apr 8. doi: 10.1111/bioe.12562. [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.

Sellars M, Simpson J, Kelly H, Chung O, Nolte L, Tran J, Detering K. Volunteer Involvement in Advance Care Planning: A Scoping Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Mar 8. pii: S0885-3924(19)30110-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.02.031. [Epub ahead of print]

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Wu C, Zheng Y, Duan Y, Lai X, Cui S, Xu N, Tang C, Lu L. Nonpharmacological Interventions for Cancer-Related Fatigue: A Systematic Review and Bayesian Network Meta-Analysis. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 2019 Apr;16(2):102-110. doi: 10.1111/wvn.12352. Epub 2019 Mar 28.


March 2019

Amador S, Sampson EL, Goodman C, Robinson L; SEED Research Team. A systematic review and critical appraisal of quality indicators to assess optimal palliative care for older people with dementia. Palliat Med. 2019 Apr;33(4):415-429. doi: 10.1177/0269216319834227. Epub 2019 Mar 11.

Anatchkova M, Brooks A, Swett L, Hartry A, Duffy RA, Baker RA, Hammer-Helmich L, Sanon Aigbogun M. Agitation in patients with dementia: a systematic review of epidemiology and association with severity and course. Int Psychogeriatr. 2019 Mar 11:1-14. doi: 10.1017/S1041610218001898. [Epub ahead of print]

Batchelor F, Hwang K, Haralambous B, Fearn M, Mackell P, Nolte L, Detering K. Facilitators and barriers to advance care planning implementation in Australian aged care settings: A systematic review and thematic analysis. Australas J Ageing. 2019 Mar 14. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12639. [Epub ahead of print]

Beasley A, Bakitas MA, Edwards R, Kavalieratos D. Models of non-hospice palliative care: a review. Ann Palliat Med. 2019 Feb;8(Suppl 1):S15-S21. doi: 10.21037/apm.2018.03.11. Epub 2018 Apr 25.

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]

Cai R, Zimmermann C, Krzyzanowska M, Granton J, Hannon B. Thromboprophylaxis for inpatients with advanced cancer in palliative care settings: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Palliat Med. 2019 Mar 1:269216319830860. doi: 10.1177/0269216319830860. [Epub ahead of print]

Chen JJ, Hua H, Massihi L, Portillo I, Alipour A, Ondo W, Dashtipour K. Systematic Literature Review of Quetiapine for the Treatment of Psychosis in Patients With Parkinsonism. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2019 Mar 8:appineuropsych18080180. doi: 10.1176/appi.neuropsych.18080180. [Epub ahead of print]

Dimitrov L, Moschopoulou E, Korszun A. Interventions for the Treatment of Cancer-Related Traumatic Stress Symptoms: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Psychooncology. 2019 Mar 7. doi: 10.1002/pon.5055. [Epub ahead of print]

Dörks M, Allers K, Hoffmann F. Pro Re Nata Drug Use in Nursing Home Residents: A Systematic Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 Mar;20(3):287-293.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2018.10.024. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Gautam S, Neville S, Montayre J. What is known about the spirituality in older adults living in residential care facilities? An Integrative review. Int J Older People Nurs. 2019 Mar 1:e12228. doi: 10.1111/opn.12228. [Epub ahead of print]

Gleeson A, Noble S, Mann M. Advance care planning for home health staff: a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 Feb 26. pii: bmjspcare-2018-001680. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001680. [Epub ahead of print]

Guarino A, Favieri F, Boncompagni I, Agostini F, Cantone M, Casagrande M. Executive Functions in Alzheimer Disease: A Systematic Review. Front Aging Neurosci. 2019 Jan 15;10:437. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2018.00437. eCollection 2018.

Haltbakk J, Graue M, Harris J, Kirkevold M, Dunning T, Sigurdardottir AK. Integrative review: Patient safety among older people with diabetes in home care services. J Adv Nurs. 2019 Mar 5. doi: 10.1111/jan.13993. [Epub ahead of print]

Hemsley B, Meredith J, Bryant L, Wilson NJ, Higgins I, Georgiou A, Hill S, Balandin S, McCarthy S. An integrative review of stakeholder views on Advance Care Directives (ACD): Barriers and facilitators to initiation, documentation, storage, and implementation. Patient Educ Couns. 2019 Jan 11. pii: S0738-3991(18)30810-3. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2019.01.007. [Epub ahead of print]

Hsu CH, Chi CC, Chen PS, Wang SH, Tung TH, Wu SC. The effects of aromatherapy massage on improvement of anxiety among patients receiving palliative care: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Medicine (Baltimore). 2019 Mar;98(9):e14720. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000014720.

Kim Y, Lai B, Mehta T, Thirumalai M, Padalabalanarayanan S, Rimmer JH, Motl RW. Exercise training guidelines for multiple sclerosis, stroke, and Parkinson's disease: Rapid review and synthesis. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 Mar 6. doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000001174. [Epub ahead of print]

Kruse C, Pesek B, Anderson M, Brennan K, Comfort H. Telemonitoring to Manage Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Systematic Literature Review. JMIR Med Inform. 2019 Mar 20;7(1):e11496. doi: 10.2196/11496.

León Delgado M, Campos LR, Bastidas Goyes A, Herazo Cubillos A, Martin Arsanios D, Muñoz Ortíz J, Cifuentes Serrano A, García Ávila P, Beltrán Caro M. Opioids for the management of dyspnea in patients with heart failure: a systematic review of the literature. Colombian Journal of Anesthesiology. 47(1):49-56, Jan-Mar 2019.

Livergant J, Howard M, Klein J. Barriers to Referral for Palliative Radiotherapy by Physicians: A Systematic Review. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2019 Jan;31(1):e75-e84. doi: 10.1016/j.clon.2018.09.009. Epub 2018 Oct 21.

Manabe T, Fujikura Y, Mizukami K, Akatsu H, Kudo K. Pneumonia-associated death in patients with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One. 2019 Mar 14;14(3):e0213825. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213825. eCollection 2019.

McShane R, Westby MJ, Roberts E, Minakaran N, Schneider L, Farrimond LE, Maayan N, Ware J, Debarros J. Memantine for dementia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019 Mar 20;3:CD003154. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD003154.pub6.

Pollok J, van Agteren JE, Esterman AJ, Carson-Chahhoud KV. Psychological therapies for the treatment of depression in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019 Mar 6;3:CD012347. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012347.pub2.

Powell MJ, Froggatt K, Giga S. Resilience in inpatient palliative care nursing: a qualitative systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 Feb 26. pii: bmjspcare-2018-001693. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001693. [Epub ahead of print]

Rowbotham NJ, Palser SC, Smith SJ, Smyth AR. Infection prevention and control in cystic fibrosis: a systematic review of interventions. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2019 Mar 20:1-10. doi: 10.1080/17476348.2019.1595594. [Epub ahead of print]

​Santos RP, Fava SMCL, Dázio EMR. Self-care of elderly people with ostomy by colorectal cancer. J Coloproctol (Rio J). 2019.

Sørensen ST, Kirkegaard AO, Carreon L, Rousing R, Andersen MØ. Vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty as palliative treatment for cancer-related vertebral compression fractures: a systematic review. Spine J. 2019 Feb 26. pii: S1529-9430(19)30073-7. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2019.02.012. [Epub ahead of print]

Sun X, Zhou X, Zhang Y, Liu H. Reporting and Methodological Quality of Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses of Nursing Interventions in Patients With Alzheimer's Disease: General Implications of the Findings. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2019 Feb 25. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12462. [Epub ahead of print]

Testa L, Seah R, Ludlow K, Braithwaite J, Mitchell R. Models of care that avoid or improve transitions to hospital services for residential aged care facility residents: An integrative review. Geriatr Nurs. 2019 Mar 12. pii: S0197-4572(18)30626-8. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2019.02.001. [Epub ahead of print]

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]

Weaver MS, Mooney-Doyle K, Kelly KP, Montgomery K, Newman AR, Fortney CA, Bell CJ, Spruit JL, Kurtz Uveges M, Wiener L, Schmidt CM, Madrigal VN, Hinds PS. The Benefits and Burdens of Pediatric Palliative Care and End-of-Life Research: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2019 Mar 5. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0483. [Epub ahead of print]

Zante B, Schefold JC. Teaching End-of-Life Communication in Intensive Care Medicine: Review of the Existing Literature and Implications for Future Curricula. J Intensive Care Med. 2019 Apr;34(4):301-310. doi: 10.1177/0885066617716057. Epub 2017 Jun 29.

February 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]

Bannon M, Ernecoff NC, Dionne-Odom JN, Zimmermann C, Corbelli J, Klein-Fedyshin M, Arnold RM, Schenker Y, Kavalieratos D. Comparison of Palliative Care Interventions for Cancer versus Heart Failure Patients: A Secondary Analysis of a Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2019 Feb 14. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0513. [Epub ahead of print]

Cheng BT, Rost M, De Clercq E, Arnold L, Elger BS, Wangmo T. Palliative care initiation in pediatric oncology patients: A systematic review. Cancer Med. 2019 Jan;8(1):3-12. doi: 10.1002/cam4.1907. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Chenoweth L, Stein-Parbury J, Lapkin S, Wang A, Liu Z, Williams A. Effects of person-centered care at the organisational-level for people with dementia. A systematic review. PLoS One. 2019 Feb 22;14(2):e0212686. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0212686. eCollection 2019.

Choi S, Seo J. Analysis of caregiver burden in palliative care: An integrated review. Nurs Forum. 2019 Feb 8. doi: 10.1111/nuf.12328. [Epub ahead of print]

Clarkson MJ, Bennett PN, Fraser SF, Warmington SA. Exercise Interventions for Improving Objective Physical Function in End-Stage Kidney Disease Patients on Dialysis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2019 Feb 13. doi: 10.1152/ajprenal.00317.2018. [Epub ahead of print]

Daly L, Fahey-McCarthy E, Timmins F. The experience of spirituality from the perspective of people living with dementia: A systematic review and meta-synthesis. Dementia (London). 2019 Feb;18(2):448-470. doi: 10.1177/1471301216680425. Epub 2016 Dec 9.

Dillane I, Doody O. Nursing people with intellectual disability and dementia experiencing pain: An integrative review. J Clin Nurs. 2019 Feb 20. doi: 10.1111/jocn.14834. [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]

Fusi-Schmidhauser T, Riglietti A, Froggatt K, Preston N. Palliative Care Provision for Patients with Advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Systematic Integrative Literature Review. COPD. 2019 Feb 4:1-12. doi: 10.1080/15412555.2019.1566893. [Epub ahead of print]

Garcia-Agundez A, Folkerts AK, Konrad R, Caserman P, Tregel T, Goosses M, Göbel S, Kalbe E. Recent advances in rehabilitation for Parkinson's Disease with Exergames: A Systematic Review. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2019 Jan 29;16(1):17. doi: 10.1186/s12984-019-0492-1.

Gibson K, Hofmeyer A, Warland J. Nurses Providing End-of-Life Care for Infants and Their Families in the NICU: A Review of the Literature. Adv Neonatal Care. 2018 Dec;18(6):471-479. doi: 10.1097/ANC.0000000000000533.

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.

Gregersen TA, Birkelund R, Wolderslund M, Netsey-Afedo ML, Steffensen KD, Ammentorp J. What matters in clinical trial decision-making: a systematic review of interviews exploring cancer patients' experiences. Scand J Caring Sci. 2019 Feb 8. doi: 10.1111/scs.12637. [Epub ahead of print]

Hauskov Graungaard A, Roested Bendixen C, Haavet OR, Smith-Sivertsen T, Mäkelä M. Somatic symptoms in children who have a parent with cancer: A systematic review. Child Care Health Dev. 2019 Mar;45(2):147-158. doi: 10.1111/cch.12647.

Haywood A, Duc J, Good P, Khan S, Rickett K, Vayne-Bossert P, Hardy JR. Systemic corticosteroids for the management of cancer-related breathlessness (dyspnoea) in adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019 Feb 20;2:CD012704. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012704.pub2.

Houska A, Loučka M. Patients' Autonomy at the End of Life: A Critical Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Jan 3. pii: S0885-3924(18)31487-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.12.339. [Epub ahead of print]

Hughes NM, Noyes J, Eckley L, Pritchard T. What do patients and family-caregivers value from hospice care? A systematic mixed studies review. BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Feb 8;18(1):18. doi: 10.1186/s12904-019-0401-1.

Kerckhoffs MC, Kant M, van Delden JJM, Hooft L, Kesecioglu J, van Dijk D. Selecting and evaluating decision-making strategies in the intensive care unit: A systematic review. J Crit Care. 2019 Jan 30;51:39-45. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2019.01.029. [Epub ahead of print]

Lai M, Jeon YH, McKenzie H. The key factors for the engagement of primary stakeholders in decision-making for the future care of people with dementia living in the community: a systematic integrative review. Int Psychogeriatr. 2019 Feb 14:1-16. doi: 10.1017/S104161021900005X. [Epub ahead of print]

Lee M, Ryoo JH, Chung M, Anderson JG, Rose K, Williams IC. Effective interventions for depressive symptoms among caregivers of people with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Dementia (London). 2019 Jan 12:1471301218822640. doi: 10.1177/1471301218822640. [Epub ahead of print]

Lee SJ, Kim MS, Jung YJ, Chang SO. The Effectiveness of Function-Focused Care Interventions in Nursing Homes: A Systematic Review. J Nurs Res. 2019 Feb;27(1):1-13. doi: 10.1097/jnr.0000000000000268.

Long L, Mordi IR, Bridges C, Sagar VA, Davies EJ, Coats AJ, Dalal H, Rees K, Singh SJ, Taylor RS. Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation for adults with heart failure. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019 Jan 29;1:CD003331. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD003331.pub5.

Ma M, Dorstyn D, Ward L, Prentice S. Alzheimers’ disease and caregiving: a meta-analytic review comparing the mental health of primary carers to controls. Aging Ment Health. 2018 Nov;22(11):1395-1405. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2017.1370689. Epub 2017 Sep 5.

Alves AMPM, Costa SFG, Fernandes MA, Batista PSS, Lopes ME, Zaccara AA. Communication in Palliative Care: a Bibliometric Study (802kb pdf). Rev Fund Care Online. 2019.11(n. esp):524-532. DOI:

Marshall CA, Nalder E, Colquhoun H, Lenton E, Hansen M, Dawson DR, Zabjek K, Bottari C. Interventions to address burden among family caregivers of persons aging with TBI: A scoping review. Brain Inj. 2019;33(3):255-265. doi: 10.1080/02699052.2018.1553308. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

McKibben L, Brazil K, Hudson P, McLaughlin D. Informational needs of family caregivers of people with intellectual disability who require palliative care: a two-phase integrative review of the literature. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2019 Jan 2;25(1):4-18. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2019.25.1.4.

Moore DC, Keegan TJ, Dunleavy L, Froggatt K. Factors associated with length of stay in care homes: a systematic review of international literature. Syst Rev. 2019 Feb 20;8(1):56. doi: 10.1186/s13643-019-0973-0.

Moore KJ, Lee CY, Sampson EL, Candy B. Do interventions that include education on dementia progression improve knowledge, mental health and burden of family carers? A systematic review. Dementia (London). 2019 Feb 20:1471301219831530. doi: 10.1177/1471301219831530. [Epub ahead of print]

Murali KM, Mullan J, Roodenrys S, Hassan HC, Lambert K, Lonergan M. Strategies to improve dietary, fluid, dialysis or medication adherence in patients with end stage kidney disease on dialysis: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized intervention trials. PLoS One. 2019 Jan 29;14(1):e0211479. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0211479. eCollection 2019.

Park K, Lee S, Yang J, Song T, Hong GS. A systematic review and meta-analysis on the effect of reminiscence therapy for people with dementia. Int Psychogeriatr. 2019 Feb 4:1-17. doi: 10.1017/S1041610218002168. [Epub ahead of print]

Pearse W, Oprescu F, Endacott J, Goodman S, Hyde M, O'Neill M. Advance care planning in the context of clinical deterioration: a systematic review of the literature. Palliat Care. 2019 Jan 19;12:1178224218823509. doi: 10.1177/1178224218823509. eCollection 2019.

Peddle-McIntyre CJ, Singh F, Thomas R, Newton RU, Galvão DA, Cavalheri V. Exercise training for advanced lung cancer.Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019 Feb 11;2:CD012685. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012685.pub2.

Perry SIB, Nelissen PM, Siemonsma P, Lucas C. The effect of functional-task training on activities of daily living for people with Parkinson`s disease, a systematic review with meta-analysis. Complement Ther Med. 2019 Feb;42:312-321. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2018.12.008. Epub 2018 Dec 16.

Raco M, Burdett T, Heaslip V. Exploring an integrated palliative care model for older people: an integrative review. J Integr Care (Brighton). 2019; doi: 10.1108/JICA-10-2018-0065. [Epub ahead of print]

Rice H, Howard R, Huntley J. Professional caregivers' knowledge, beliefs and attitudes about awareness in advanced dementia: a systematic review of qualitative studies. Int Psychogeriatr. 2019 Feb 21:1-11. doi: 10.1017/S1041610218002272. [Epub ahead of print]

Ruthirakuhan M, Lanctôt KL, Vieira D, Herrmann N. Natural and Synthetic Cannabinoids for Agitation and Aggression in Alzheimer's Disease: A Meta-Analysis. J Clin Psychiatry. 2019 Jan 29;80(2). pii: 18r12617. doi: 10.4088/JCP.18r12617.

Schill K, Caxaj S. Cultural safety strategies for rural Indigenous palliative care: A scoping review. BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Feb 14;18(1):21. doi: 10.1186/s12904-019-0404-y.

Stow D, Spiers G, Matthews FE, Hanratty B. What is the evidence that people with frailty have needs for palliative care at the end of life? A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Palliat Med. 2019 Feb 18:269216319828650. doi: 10.1177/0269216319828650. [Epub ahead of print]

Streuli JC, Widger K, Medeiros C, Zuniga-Villanueva G, Trenholm M. Impact of specialized pediatric palliative care programs on communication and decision-making. Patient Educ Couns. 2019 Feb 11. pii: S0738-3991(18)30414-2. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2019.02.011. [Epub ahead of print]

Supasitthumrong T, Bolea-Alamanac BM, Asmer S, Woo VL, Abdool PS, Davies SJC. Gabapentin and pregabalin to treat aggressivity in dementia: a systematic review and illustrative case report. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2018 Dec 21. doi: 10.1111/bcp.13844. [Epub ahead of print]

Tapp D, Chenacher S, Gérard NPA, Bérubé-Mercier P, Gelinas C, Douville F, Desbiens JF. Observational Pain Assessment Instruments for Use With Nonverbal Patients at the End-of-life: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Care. 2019 Jan 13:825859718816073. doi: 10.1177/0825859718816073. [Epub ahead of print]

Ugalde A, Gaskin CJ, Rankin NM, Schofield P, Boltong A, Aranda S, Chambers S, Krishnasamy M, Livingston PM. A systematic review of cancer caregiver interventions: Appraising the potential for implementation of evidence into practice.Psychooncology. 2019 Feb 4. doi: 10.1002/pon.5018. [Epub ahead of print]

Widger K, Medeiros C, Trenholm M, Zuniga-Villanueva G, Streuli JC. Indicators Used to Assess the Impact of Specialized Pediatric Palliative Care: A Scoping Review. J Palliat Med. 2019 Feb;22(2):199-219. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0420. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Yang J, Choi M, Choi J, Kang M, Jo A, Chung SH, Sim SH, Kim YJ, Yang EJ, Yu SY. Supervised Physical Rehabilitation in the Treatment of Patients with Advanced Cancer: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Korean Med Sci. 2020 Jul 27;35(29):e242. doi: 10.3346/jkms.2020.35.e242.

Zhao QG, Zhang HR, Wen X, Wang Y, Chen XM, Chen N, Sun Y, Liu H, Lu PJ. Exercise interventions on patients with end-stage renal disease: a systematic review. Clin Rehabil. 2019 Feb;33(2):147-156. doi: 10.1177/0269215518817083.

January 2019

Achora S, Labrague LJ. An Integrative Review on Knowledge and Attitudes of Nurses Toward Palliative Care: Implications for Practice. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2019 Feb;21(1):29-37. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000481.

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]

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]

Delmaczynska E, Newham R. To explore the prevalence and outcomes of advance care planning for patients with left ventricular assist devices: A review. J Clin Nurs. 2018 Dec 15. doi: 10.1111/jocn.14748. [Epub ahead of print]

Elmore J, Wright DK, Paradis M. Nurses' moral experiences of assisted death: A meta-synthesis of qualitative research. Nurs Ethics. 2018 Dec;25(8):955-972. doi: 10.1177/0969733016679468. Epub 2016 Dec 28.

Friedel M, Aujoulat I, Dubois AC, Degryse JM. Instruments to Measure Outcomes in Pediatric Palliative Care: A Systematic Review. Pediatrics. 2019 Jan;143(1). pii: e20182379. doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-2379. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Gao Y, Wei Y, Yang W, Jiang L, Li X, Ding J, Ding G. The Effectiveness of Music Therapy for Terminally Ill Patients: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Feb;57(2):319-329. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.10.504. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

Haylett WJ, Tilley DS. The Phenomenon of Bereaved Parenting: An Integrative Review of Literature. Omega (Westport). 2018 Dec 18:30222818819350. doi: 10.1177/0030222818819350. [Epub ahead of print]

Henson LA, Gao W, Higginson IJ, Smith M, Davies JM, Ellis-Smith C, Daveson BA. Emergency department attendance by patients with cancer in their last month of life: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Feb 1;33(4):370-6. Epub 2014 Dec 22.

Hughes LJ, Farina N, Page TE, Tabet N, Banerjee S. Psychometric properties and feasibility of use of dementia specific quality of life instruments for use in care settings: a systematic review. Int Psychogeriatr. 2019 Jan 3:1-15. doi: 10.1017/S1041610218002259. [Epub ahead of print]

Hukins D, Macleod U, Boland JW. Identifying potentially inappropriate prescribing in older people with dementia: a systematic review. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2019 Jan 4. doi: 10.1007/s00228-018-02612-x. [Epub ahead of print]

Igai Y. End-of-life trajectory of coping and self-care of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: A meta-synthesis using meta-ethnography. Jpn J Nurs Sci. 2019 Jan;16(1):47-61. doi: 10.1111/jjns.12213. Epub 2018 May 17.

Jin B, Liu H. Comparative efficacy and safety of therapy for the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia: a systemic review and Bayesian network meta-analysis. J Neurol. 2019 Jan 21. doi: 10.1007/s00415-019-09200-8. [Epub ahead of print]

Kim H, Park EM, Henry C, Ward SE, Song MK. Control Conditions That Are Neither Usual Care Nor No Treatment in Randomized Trials of Psychoeducational Palliative Care Interventions: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018 Oct 21:1049909118805936. doi: 10.1177/1049909118805936. [Epub ahead of print]

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]

Klingman KJ, Sullivan S. Associations between Sleep Disorders and Comfort at End-of-Life: Opportunities for Improvement.Sleep Med Res. 2018 Dec 30;9(2):110-114. doi:

Komalasari R, Chang HCR, Traynor V. A review of the Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale. Dementia (London). 2019 Jan 3:1471301218820228. doi: 10.1177/1471301218820228. [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]

Lemoyne SE, Herbots HH, De Blick D, Remmen R, Monsieurs KG, Van Bogaert P. Appropriateness of transferring nursing home residents to emergency departments: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2019 Jan 21;19(1):17. doi: 10.1186/s12877-019-1028-z.

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