Review Collection: Fluids and hydration

13 reviews
See also: Last days of life, Nutrition

2019

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]

2017

Forbat L, Kunicki N, Chapman M, Lovell C. How and why are subcutaneous fluids administered in an advanced illness population: a systematic review. J Clin Nurs. 2017 May;26(9-10):1204-1216. Epub 2017 Feb 14.

2016

Chow R, Bruera E, Chiu L, Chow S, Chiu N, Lam H, McDonald R, DeAngelis C, Vuong S, Ganesh V, Chow E. Enteral and parenteral nutrition in cancer patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Palliat Med. 2016 Jan;5(1):30-41.

2015

Bruno VG. Hypodermoclysis: a literature review to assist in clinical practice. Einstein (Sao Paulo). 2015 Jan-Mar;13(1):122-8. Epub 2015 Mar 24.

Duems-Noriega, Oscar; Arino-Blasco, Sergio. Subcutaneous fluid and drug delivery: Safe, efficient and inexpensive. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology. Vol.25(2), May 2015, pp. 117-146. [No abstract available]

Gent MJ, Fradsham S, Whyte GM, Mayland CR. What influences attitudes towards clinically assisted hydration in the care of dying patients? A review of the literature. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2015 Sep;5(3):223-31. Epub 2014 Mar 17.

2014

Ivanović N, Büche D, Fringer A. Voluntary stopping of eating and drinking at the end of life - a 'systematic search and review' giving insight into an option of hastening death in capacitated adults at the end of life. BMC Palliat Care. 2014 Jan 8;13(1):1. doi: 10.1186/1472-684X-13-1.

2013

Nwosu AC, Mayland CR, Mason SR, Khodabukus AF, Varro A, Ellershaw JE. Hydration in advanced cancer: can bioelectrical impedance analysis improve the evidence base? A systematic review of the literature. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2013 Sep;46(3):433-446.e6. Epub 2012 Nov 27.

2011

Raijmakers NJ, van Zuylen L, Costantini M, Caraceni A, Clark J, Lundquist G, Voltz R, Ellershaw JE, van der Heide A; OPCARE9. Artificial nutrition and hydration in the last week of life in cancer patients. A systematic literature review of practices and effects. Ann Oncol. 2011 Jul;22(7):1478-86. Epub 2011 Jan 3.

2008

Good P, Cavenagh J, Mather M, Ravenscroft P. Medically assisted hydration for palliative care patients. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008 Apr 16;(2):CD006273. [Update 2014]

2007

Bavin L. Artificial rehydration in the last days of life: is it beneficial? Int J Palliat Nurs. 2007 Sep;13(9):445-9

1997

Viola RA, Wells GA, Peterson J. The effects of fluid status and fluid therapy on the dying: a systematic review. J Palliat Care. 1997 Winter;13(4):41-52.

1996 

Burge FI. Dehydration and provision of fluids in palliative care. What is the evidence? Can Fam Physician. 1996 Dec;42:2383-8.
 
 
Last updated 04 October 2019