Review Collection: Patients

100 reviews

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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.

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.

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]

Levoy K, Salani DA, Buck H. A Systematic Review and Gap Analysis of Advance Care Planning Intervention Components and Outcomes Among Cancer Patients Using the Transtheoretical Model of Health Behavior Change. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Jan;57(1):118-139.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.10.502. Epub 2018 Oct 26.

Meeker MA, McGinley JM, Jezewski MA. Metasynthesis: Dying adults’ transition process from cure‐focused to comfort‐focused care. J Adv Nurs. 2019 Feb 7. doi: 10.1111/jan.13970. [Epub ahead of print]

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]

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.

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.

2018

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). 2018 Jan 1:1471301218762856. doi: 10.1177/1471301218762856. [Epub ahead of print]

Klimova B, Valis M, Kuca K. Exploring assistive technology as a potential beneficial intervention tool for people with Alzheimer's disease - a systematic review. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2018 Nov 16;14:3151-3158. doi: 10.2147/NDT.S181849. eCollection 2018.

Lim RH, Sharmeen T. Medicines management issues in dementia and coping strategies used by people living with dementia and family carers: A systematic review. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 Sep 30. doi: 10.1002/gps.4985. [Epub ahead of print]

Low JTS, Rohde G, Pittordou K, Candy B, Davis S, Marshall A, Stone P. Supportive and palliative care in people with cirrhosis: International systematic review of the perspective of patients, family members and health professionals. J Hepatol. 2018 Dec;69(6):1260-1273. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2018.08.028. Epub 2018 Sep 20.

Spronk I, Burgers JS, Schellevis FG, van Vliet LM, Korevaar JC. The availability and effectiveness of tools supporting shared decision making in metastatic breast cancer care: a review. BMC Palliat Care. 2018 May 11;17(1):74. doi: 10.1186/s12904-018-0330-4.

​Thomas R, Phillips M, Hamilton RJ. Pain Management in the Pediatric Palliative Care Population. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2018 May 5. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12389. [Epub ahead of print]

Timmins F, Pujol N. The Role of Healthcare Chaplains in Resuscitation: A Rapid Literature Review. J Relig Health. 2018 Jun;57(3):1183-1195. doi: 10.1007/s10943-018-0604-4.

Wakefield D, Bayly J, Selman LE, Firth AM, Higginson IJ, Murtagh FE. Patient empowerment, what does it mean for adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness: A systematic review using critical interpretive synthesis. Palliat Med. 2018 Sep;32(8):1288-1304. doi: 10.1177/0269216318783919. Epub 2018 Jun 29.

Wang T, Molassiotis A, Chung BPM, Tan JY. Unmet care needs of advanced cancer patients and their informal caregivers: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2018 Jul 23;17(1):96. doi: 10.1186/s12904-018-0346-9.

Willig C, Wirth L. A Meta-Synthesis of Studies of Patients' Experience of Living With Terminal Cancer. Health Psychol. 2018 Mar;37(3):228-237. doi: 10.1037/hea0000581. Epub 2018 Jan 25.

2017

Cagle JG, Bunting M, Kelemen A, Lee J, Terry D, Harris R. Psychosocial needs and interventions for heart failure patients and families receiving palliative care support: a systematic review. Heart Fail Rev. 2017 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Guerrero-Torrelles M, Monforte-Royo C, Rodríguez-Prat A, Porta-Sales J, Balaguer A. Understanding meaning in life interventions in patients with advanced disease: A systematic review and realist synthesis. Palliat Med. 2017 Oct;31(9):798-813. doi: 10.1177/0269216316685235. Epub 2017 Feb 13.

Neo J, Fettes L, Gao W, Higginson IJ, Maddocks M. Disability in activities of daily living among adults with cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Cancer Treat Rev. 2017 Dec;61:94-106. doi: 10.1016/j.ctrv.2017.10.006. Epub 2017 Oct 28.

Oh J, Kim JA. Supportive care needs of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease and their caregivers: A scoping review. J Clin Nurs. 2017 Dec;26(23-24):4129-4152. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13945. Epub 2017 Aug 31.

Thomas T, Kuhn I, Barclay S. Inpatient transfer to a care home for end-of-life care: What are the views and experiences of patients and their relatives? A systematic review and narrative synthesis of the UK literature. Palliat Med. 2017 Feb;31(2):102-108. Epub 2016 Jul 28.

Thorn H, Uhrenfeldt L. Experiences of non-specialist nurses caring for patients and their significant others undergoing transitions during palliative end-of-life cancer care: A systematic review. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2017 Jun;15(6):1711-1746. doi: 10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003026.

Virdun C, Luckett T, Lorenz K, Davidson PM, Phillips J. Dying in the hospital setting: A meta-synthesis identifying the elements of end-of-life care that patients and their families describe as being important. Palliat Med. 2017 Jul;31(7):587-601. doi: 10.1177/0269216316673547. Epub 2016 Dec 8.

2016

García-Rueda N, Carvajal Valcárcel A, Saracíbar-Razquin M, Arantzamendi Solabarrieta M. The experience of living with advanced-stage cancer: a thematic synthesis of the literature. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2016 Jul;25(4):551-69.Epub 2016 Jun 14.

Kavalieratos D, Corbelli J, Zhang D, Dionne-Odom JN, Ernecoff NC, Hanmer J, Hoydich ZP, Ikejiani DZ, Klein-Fedyshin M, Zimmermann C, Morton SC, Arnold RM, Heller L, Schenker Y. Association Between Palliative Care and Patient and Caregiver Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA. 2016 Nov 22;316(20):2104-2114.

Noome M, Beneken Genaamd Kolmer DM, van Leeuwen E, Dijkstra BM, Vloet LC. The nursing role during end-of-life care in the intensive care unit related to the interaction between patient, family and professional: an integrative review. Scand J Caring Sci. 2016 Dec;30(4):645-661. doi: 10.1111/scs.12315. Epub 2016 Mar 17.

Rodríguez-Prat A, Monforte-Royo C, Porta-Sales J, Escribano X, Balaguer A. Patient Perspectives of Dignity, Autonomy and Control at the End of Life: Systematic Review and Meta-Ethnography. PLoS One. 2016 Mar 24;11(3):e0151435.eCollection 2016.

Sheehan OC, Ritchie CS, Fathi R, Garrigues SK, Saliba D. Leff B. Development of Quality Indicators to Address Abuse and Neglect in Home-Based Primary Care and Palliative Care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Dec;64(12):2577-2584. Epub 2016 Oct 27.

Silva MD, Genoff M, Zaballa A, Jewell S, Stabler S, Gany FM, Diamond LC. Interpreting at the End of Life: A Systematic Review of the Impact of Interpreters on the Delivery of Palliative Care Services to Cancer Patients With Limited English Proficiency. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016 Mar;51(3):569-80. Epub 2015 Nov 5.

Slev VN, Mistiaen P, Pasman HR, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, van Uden-Kraan CF, Francke AL. Effects of eHealth for patients and informal caregivers confronted with cancer: A meta-review. Int J Med Inform. 2016 Mar;87:54-67. Epub 2015 Dec 24.

2015

Azzani M, Roslani AC, Su TT. The perceived cancer-related financial hardship among patients and their families: a systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2015 Mar;23(3):889-98. Epub 2014 Oct 22.

Hill L, McIlfatrick S, Taylor B, Dixon L, Harbinson M, Fitzsimons D. Patients' perception of implantable cardioverter defibrillator deactivation at the end of life. Palliat Med. 2015 Apr;29(4):310-323.

Hussain JA, Flemming K, Murtagh FE, Johnson MJ. Patient and health care professional decision-making to commence and withdraw from renal dialysis: a systematic review of qualitative research. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Jul 7;10(7):1201-15. doi: 10.2215/CJN.11091114. Epub 2015 May 5.

Reed M, Harding K. Do Family Meetings Improve Measurable Outcomes for Patients, Carers, or Health Systems? A Systematic Review. Australian Social Work. 2015;68(2):244-258. [No abstract available]

Sandsdalen T, Hov R, Høye S, Rystedt I, Wilde-Larsson B. Patients' preferences in palliative care: A systematic mixed studies review. Palliat Med. 2015 May;29(5):399-419.Epub 2015 Feb 13.

2014

Beynon T, Radcliffe E, Child F, Orlowska D, Whittaker S, Lawson S, Selman L, Harding R. What are the supportive and palliative care needs of patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and their caregivers? A systematic review of the evidence. Br J Dermatol. 2014 Mar;170(3):599-608.

Deckx L, van den Akker M, Buntinx F. Risk factors for loneliness in patients with cancer: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2014 Oct;18(5):466-77.Epub 2014 Jun 30.

Fosse A, Schaufel MA, Ruths S, Malterud K. End-of-life expectations and experiences among nursing home patients and their relatives-A synthesis of qualitative studies. Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Oct;97(1):3-9. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2014.05.025. Epub 2014 Jun 12.

Tong A, Cheung KL, Nair SS, Kurella Tamura M, Craig JC, Winkelmayer WC. Thematic synthesis of qualitative studies on patient and caregiver perspectives on end-of-life care in CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Jun;63(6):913-27.Epub 2014 Jan 7.

2013

Southall D. The patient's use of metaphor within a palliative care setting: theory, function and efficacy. A narrative literature review. Palliat Med. 2013 Apr;27(4):304-13. Epub 2012 Jul 24.

Sterckx W, Coolbrandt A, Dierckx de Casterlé B, Van den Heede K, Decruyenaere M, Borgenon S, Mees A, Clement P. The impact of a high-grade glioma on everyday life: a systematic review from the patient's and caregiver's perspective. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2013 Feb;17(1):107-17. Epub 2012 May 31.

2012

Hansen BS, Rørtveit K, Leiknes I, Morken I, Testad I, Joa I, Severinsson E. Patient experiences of uncertainty - a synthesis to guide nursing practice and research. J Nurs Manag. 2012 Mar;20(2):266-77. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2834.2011.01369.x. Epub 2012 Jan 23.

Koller A, Miaskowski C, De Geest S, Opitz O, Spichiger E. A systematic evaluation of content, structure, and efficacy of interventions to improve patients' self-management of cancer pain. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2012 Aug;44(2):264-84.

O'Brien MR, Clark D. Unsolicited written narratives as a methodological genre in terminal illness: challenges and limitations. Qual Health Res. 2012 Feb;22(2):274-84. Epub 2011 Aug 29.

Van Mechelen W, Aertgeerts B, De Ceulaer K, Thoonsen B, Vermandere M, Warmenhoven F, van Rijswijk E, Delepeleire J. Defining the palliative care patient: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2012 Feb 6 [Epub ahead of print].

2011

Baik OM, Adams KB. Improving the well-being of couples facing cancer: a review of couples-based psychosocial interventions. J Marital Fam Ther. 2011 Apr;37(2):250-66. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2010.00217.x.

Bélanger L, Ducharme F. Patients' and nurses' experiences of delirium: a review of qualitative studies. Nurs Crit Care. 2011 Nov-Dec;16(6):303-15.

Bélanger E, Rodríguez C, Groleau D. Shared decision-making in palliative care: A systematic mixed studies review using narrative synthesis. Palliat Med. 2011 Apr;25(3):242-61. Epub 2011 Jan 27.

Black J. What are patients' priorities when facing the end of life? A critical review. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2011 Jun;17(6):294-300.

Bradley SE, Frizelle D, Johnson M. Patients' psychosocial experiences of attending Specialist Palliative Day Care: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2011 Apr;25(3):210-28. Epub 2011 Jan 12.

Carey M, Lambert S, Smits R, Paul C, Sanson-Fisher R, Clinton-McHarg T. The unfulfilled promise: a systematic review of interventions to reduce the unmet supportive care needs of cancer patients. Support Care Cancer. 2012 Feb;20(2):207-19. Epub 2011 Nov 17.

Frost DW, Cook DJ, Heyland DK, Fowler RA. Patient and healthcare professional factors influencing end-of-life decision-making during critical illness: A systematic review. Crit Care Med. 2011 May;39(5):1174-89.

Graziottin A, Gardner-Nix J, Stumpf M, Berliner MN. Opioids: how to improve compliance and adherence. Pain Pract. 2011 Nov-Dec;11(6):574-81. doi: 10.1111/j.1533-2500.2011.00449.x. Epub 2011 Mar 16.

McCormack LA, Treiman K, Rupert D, Williams-Piehota P, Nadler E, Arora NK, Lawrence W, Street RL Jr. Measuring patient-centered communication in cancer care: a literature review and the development of a systematic approach. Soc Sci Med. 2011 Apr;72(7):1085-95. Epub 2011 Mar 4.

Shepperd S, Wee B, Straus SE. Hospital at home: home-based end of life care. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011 Jul 6;(7):CD009231. [Updated 2016]

Slort W, Schweitzer BP, Blankenstein AH, Abarshi EA, Riphagen II, Echteld MA, Aaronson NK, van der Horst H, Deliens L. Perceived barriers and facilitators for general practitioner-patient communication in palliative care: a systematic review. Palliat Med. 2011 Sep;25(6):613-29. Epub 2011 Jan 27.

2010

Biedrzycki BA. Decision making for cancer clinical trial participation: a systematic review. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2010 Nov 1;37(6):E387-99.

Gardiner C, Gott M, Payne S, Small N, Barnes S, Halpin D, Ruse C, Seamark D. Exploring the care needs of patients with advanced COPD: an overview of the literature. Respir Med. 2010 Feb;104(2):159-65. Epub 2009 Oct 8.

Hopp FP, Thornton N, Martin L. The lived experience of heart failure at the end of life: a systematic literature review. Health Soc Work. 2010 May;35(2):109-17.

Ko H, Turner T, Jones C, Hill C. Patient-held medical records for patients with chronic disease: a systematic review. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010 Oct;19(5):e41. Epub 2010 May 28.

O'Connor M, Watts J, Bloomer M, Larkins K. Loss and grief in the workplace: What can we learn from the literature?  International Journal of Workplace Health Management. 2010;3(2):131-42.

Sepucha K, Ozanne EM. How to define and measure concordance between patients' preferences and medical treatments: a systematic review of approaches and recommendations for standardization. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Jan;78(1):12-23. Epub 2009 Jun 30.

Thomsen TG, Rydahl-Hansen S, Wagner L. A review of potential factors relevant to coping in patients with advanced cancer. J Clin Nurs. 2010 Dec;19(23-24):3410-26.

White C, Hardy J. What do palliative care patients and their relatives think about research in palliative care?-a systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2010 Aug;18(8):905-11. Epub 2009 Aug 25.

2009

Adams E, Boulton M, Watson E. The information needs of partners and family members of cancer patients: a systematic literature review. Patient Educ Couns. 2009 Nov;77(2):179-86. Epub 2009 Apr 29.

Hermanns M, Mastel-Smith B, Lilly ML, Deardorff K, Price C. Teaching theoretically based interventions: Use of life review. Int J Hum Caring. 2009;13(4):44-9. [No abstract Available]

Hughes N, Closs SJ, Clark D. Experiencing cancer in old age: a qualitative systematic review. Qual Health Res. 2009 Aug;19(8):1139-53.

Jacobsen R, Møldrup C, Christrup L, Sjøgren P. Patient-related barriers to cancer pain management: a systematic exploratory review. Scand J Caring Sci. 2009 Mar;23(1):190-208.

Johnston B, McGill M, Milligan S, McElroy D, Foster C, Kearney N. Self care and end of life care in advanced cancer: literature review. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2009 Dec;13(5):386-98. Epub 2009 Jun 4.

Maddocks M, Mockett S, Wilcock A. Is exercise an acceptable and practical therapy for people with or cured of cancer? a systematic review. Cancer Treat Rev. 2009 Jun;35(4):383-90. Epub 2009 Jan 7.

Marsella A. Exploring the literature surrounding the transition into palliative care: a scoping review. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2009 Apr;15(4):186-9.

Rodin G, Mackay JA, Zimmermann C, Mayer C, Howell D, Katz M, Sussman J, Brouwers M. Clinician-patient communication: a systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2009 Jun;17(6):627-44. Epub 2009 Mar 4.

Todd AM, Laird BJ, Boyle D, Boyd AC, Colvin LA, Fallon MT. A systematic review examining the literature on attitudes of patients with advanced cancer toward research. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009 Jun;37(6):1078-85. Epub 2009 May 5.

Warren M. Metastatic breast cancer recurrence: a literature review of themes and issues arising from diagnosis. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2009 May;15(5):222-5.

2008

Bail K. Patient and professional dissatisfaction: a literature review of prognosis communication related to hospital settings. Contemp Nurse. 2008 Jun;29(2):135-46.

Brown JP, Tracy JK. Lesbians and cancer: an overlooked health disparity. Cancer Causes Control. 2008 Dec;19(10):1009-20. Epub 2008 Jun 13.

Harris FM, Kendall M, Bentley A, Maguire R, Worth A, Murray S, Boyd K, Brown D, Kearney N, Sheikh A. Researching experiences of terminal cancer: a systematic review of methodological issues and approaches. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2008 Jul;17(4):377-86.

van der Meulen N, Jansen J, van Dulmen S, Bensing J, van Weert J. Interventions to improve recall of medical information in cancer patients: a systematic review of the literature. Psychooncology. 2008 Sep;17(9):857-68.

Wilson K, Amir Z. Cancer and disability benefits: a synthesis of qualitative findings on advice and support. Psychooncology. 2008 May;17(5):421-9.

2007

McPherson CJ, Wilson KG, Murray MA. Feeling like a burden to others: a systematic review focusing on the end of life. Palliat Med. 2007 Mar;21(2):115-28.

Parker SM, Clayton JM, Hancock K, Walder S, Butow PN, Carrick S, Currow D, Ghersi D, Glare P, Hagerty R, Tattersall TH. A systematic review of prognostic/end-of-life communication with adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness: Patient/caregiver preferences for the content, style, and timing of information. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2007 Jul;34(1):81-93. Epub 2007 May 15.

2006

Bingley AF, McDermott E, Thomas C, Payne S, Seymour JE, Clark D. Making sense of dying: a review of narratives written since 1950 by people facing death from cancer and other diseases. Palliat Med. 2006 Apr;20(3):183-95.

McDermott E, Bingley AF, Thomas C, Payne S, Seymour J, Clark D. Viewing patient need through professional writings: a systematic ‘ethnographic’ review of palliative care professionals ‘experiences of caring for people with cancer at the end of life. Progr Palliat Care. 2006 Feb;14(1):9-18.

Mills EJ, Seely D, Rachlis B, Griffith L, Wu P, Wilson K, Ellis P, Wright JR. Barriers to participation in clinical trials of cancer: A meta-analysis and systematic review of patient-reported factors. Lancet Oncol. 2006 Feb;7(2):141-8.
 
Payne M. Social objectives in cancer care: the example of palliative day care. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2006 Dec;15(5):440-7.

Steinhauser KE, Clipp EC, Hays JC, Olsen M, Arnold R, Christakis NA, Lindquist JH, Tulsky JA. Identifying, recruiting, and retaining seriously-ill patients and their caregivers in longitudinal research. Palliat Med. 2006 Dec;20(8):745-54.

2005

Gaston CM, Mitchell G. Information giving and decision-making in patients with advanced cancer: a systematic review. Soc Sci Med. 2005 Nov;61(10):2252-64.

Howell D, Brazil K. Reaching common ground: a patient-family-based conceptual framework of quality EOL care. J Palliat Care. 2005 Spring;21(1):19-26.

Knops KM, Srinivasan M, Meyers FJ. Patient desires: A model for assessment of patient preferences for care of severe or terminal illness. Palliat Support Care. 2005 Dec;3(4):289-99.

Verhoef MJ, Balneaves LG, Boon HS, Vroegindewey A. Reasons for and characteristics associated with complementary and alternative medicine use among adult cancer patients: a systematic review. Integr Cancer Ther. 2005 Dec;4(4):274-86.

2001

McPherson CJ, Higginson IJ, Hearn J. Effective methods of giving information in cancer: a systematic literature review of randomized controlled trials. J Public Health Med. 2001 Sep;23(3):227-34.

2000

Osse B, Vernooij-Dassen M, de Vree B, Schade E, Grol RP. Assessment of the need for palliative care as perceived by individual cancer patients and their families: a review of instruments for improving patient participation in palliative care. Cancer. 2000 Feb 15;88(4):900-11.

Last updated 04 October 2019