Review Collection: Palliative Sedation

26 reviews

2019

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]

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]

2018

Bowers B, Ryan R, Kuhn I, Barclay S. Anticipatory prescribing of injectable medications for adults at the end of life in the community: A systematic literature review and narrative synthesis. Palliat Med. 2018 Dec 4:269216318815796. doi: 10.1177/0269216318815796. [Epub ahead of print]

Rodrigues P, Crokaert J, Gastmans C. Palliative Sedation for Existential Suffering: A Systematic Review of Argument-Based Ethics Literature. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0885-3924(18)30033-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.01.013. [Epub ahead of print]

2017

Lam M, Lam HR, Agarwal A, Chow R, Chow S, Chow E, De Longhi C, Henry B. Clinicians' views on palliative sedation for existential suffering: A systematic review and thematic synthesis of qualitative studies. J Pain Manage. 2017;10(1):31-40.

Ziegler S, Merker H, Schmid M, Puhan MA. The impact of the inpatient practice of continuous deep sedation until death on healthcare professionals' emotional well-being: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2017 May 8;16(1):30.

2015

Beller EM, van Driel ML, McGregor L, Truong S, Mitchell G. Palliative pharmacological sedation for terminally ill adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Jan 2;1:CD010206.

Gurschick L, Mayer DK, Hanson LC. Palliative Sedation: An Analysis of International Guidelines and Position Statements. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2015 Sep;32(6):660-71. doi: 10.1177/1049909114533002. Epub 2014 May 7.

Schildmann EK, Schildmann J, Kiesewetter I. Medication and Monitoring in Palliative Sedation Therapy: A Systematic Review and Quality Assessment of Published Guidelines. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Apr;49(4):734-746.

2014

Abarshi EA, Papavasiliou ES, Preston N, Brown J, Payne S; EURO IMPACT. The complexity of nurses' attitudes and practice of sedation at the end of life: a systematic literature review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2014 May;47(5):915-925.e11. Epub 2013 Sep 24.

Schildmann E, Schildmann J. Palliative sedation therapy: a systematic literature review and critical appraisal of available guidance on indication and decision making. J Palliat Med. 2014 May;17(5):601-11.

2013

Brinkkemper T, van Norel AM, Szadek KM, Loer SA, Zuurmond WW, Perez RS. The use of observational scales to monitor symptom control and depth of sedation in patients requiring palliative sedation: a systematic review. Palliat Med. 2013 Jan;27(1):54-67.Epub 2011 Nov 1.

Papavasiliou ES, Brearley SG, Seymour JE, Brown J, Payne SA; EURO IMPACT. From Sedation to Continuous Sedation Until Death: How Has the Conceptual Basis of Sedation in End-of-Life Care Changed Over Time? J Pain Symptom Manage. 2013 Nov;46(5):691-706.Epub 2013 Apr 6.

Papavasiliou E, Payne S, Brearley S, Brown J, Seymour J. Continuous Sedation (CS) Until Death: Mapping the Literature by Bibliometric Analysis. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2013 Jun;45(6):1073-1082.

van Deijck RH, Hasselaar JG, Verhagen SC, Vissers KC, Koopmans RT. Determinants of the administration of continuous palliative sedation: a systematic review. J Palliat Med. 2013 Dec;16(12):1624-32. Epub 2013 Nov 14.

2012

Maltoni M, Scarpi E, Rosati M, Derni S, Fabbri L, Martini F, Amadori D, Nanni O. Palliative sedation in end-of-life care and survival: a systematic review. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Apr 20;30(12):1378-83. Epub 2012 Mar 12.

2011

Bruce A, Boston P. Relieving existential suffering through palliative sedation: discussion of an uneasy practice. J Adv Nurs. 2011 Dec;67(12):2732-40. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05711.x. Epub 2011 Jun 1.

Mercadante S, Porzio G, Valle A, Fusco F, Aielli F, Costanzo V; "Home Care Italy" Group. Palliative sedation in patients with advanced cancer followed at home: a systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 Apr;41(4):754-60. Epub 2011 Jan 12.

2010

McWilliams K, Keeley PW, Waterhouse ET. Propofol for terminal sedation in palliative care: a systematic review. J Palliat Med. 2010 Jan;13(1):73-6.

2009

Cherny NI, Radbruch L; Board of the European Association for Palliative Care. European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) recommended framework for the use of sedation in palliative care. Palliat Med. 2009 Oct;23(7):581-93.

2008

Claessens P, Menten J, Schotsmans P, Broeckaert B. Palliative sedation: a review of the research literature. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2008 Sep;36(3):310-33. Epub 2008 Jul 25.

2007

de Graeff A, Dean M. Palliative sedation therapy in the last weeks of life: a literature review and recommendations for standards. J Palliat Med. 2007 Feb;10(1):67-85.

Engström J, Bruno E, Holm B, Hellzén O. Palliative sedation at end of life - a systematic literature review. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2007 Feb;11(1):26-35. Epub 2006 Jul 14.  

2002

Beel A, McClement SE, Harlos M. Palliative sedation therapy: a review of definitions and usage. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2002 Apr;8(4):190-9.

Morita T, Tsuneto S, Shima Y. Definition of sedation for symptom relief: a systematic literature review and a proposal of operational criteria. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2002 Oct;24(4):447-53.

2001

Cowan JD, Walsh D. Terminal sedation in palliative medicine--definition and review of the literature. Support Care Cancer. 2001 Sep;9(6):403-7.

Last updated 04 October 2019