Review Collection: General Practitioners

34 Reviews

2019

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 Jun 11:269216319852007. doi: 10.1177/0269216319852007. [Epub ahead of print]

Carey M, Zucca A, Freund M, Bryant J, Herrmann A, Roberts B. Systematic review of barriers and enablers to the delivery of palliative care by primary care practitioners. Palliat Med. 2019;33(9):1131-1145. doi: 10.1177/0269216319865414. 

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.

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]

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]

Teixeira MJC, Alvarelhão J, Neri de Souza D, Teixeira HJC, Abreu W, Costa N, Machado FAB. Healthcare professionals and volunteers education in palliative care to promote the best practice-an integrative review. Scand J Caring Sci. 2019 Jan 10. doi: 10.1111/scs.12651. [Epub ahead of print]

2018

Barker RO, Craig D, Spiers G, Kunonga P. Hanratty B. Who Should Deliver Primary Care in Nursing Homes to Optimize Resident Outcomes? A Systematic Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2018 Aug 30. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2018.07.006.

Carmont SA, Mitchell G, Senior H, Foster M. Systematic review of the effectiveness, barriers and facilitators to general practitioner engagement with specialist secondary services in integrated palliative care. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2018 Dec;8(4):385-399. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2016-001125. Epub 2017 Feb 14.

Ding J, Johnson CE, Cook A. How We Should Assess the Delivery of End-Of-Life Care in General Practice? A Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2018 Aug 21. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0194. [Epub ahead of print]

Draper EJ, Hillen MA, Moors M, Ket JCF, van Laarhoven HWM, Henselmans I. Relationship between physicians' death anxiety and medical communication and decision-making: A systematic review. Patient Educ Couns. 2018 Sep 25. pii: S0738-3991(18)30777-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2018.09.019. [Epub ahead of print]

Green E, Knight S, Gott M, Barclay S, White P. Patients' and carers' perspectives of palliative care in general practice: A systematic review with narrative synthesis. Palliat Med. 2018 Jan 1:269216317748862. doi: 10.1177/0269216317748862. [Epub ahead of print]

Jennings AA, Foley T, Walsh KA, Coffey A, Browne JP, Bradley CP. General practitioners' knowledge, attitudes and experiences of managing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: protocol of a mixed methods systematic review and meta-ethnography. Syst Rev. 2018 Apr 23;7(1):62. doi: 10.1186/s13643-018-0732-7.

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

Low LF, McGrath M, Swaffer K, Brodaty H. Communicating a diagnosis of dementia: A systematic mixed studies review of attitudes and practices of health practitioners. Dementia (London). 2018 Jan 1:1471301218761911. doi: 10.1177/1471301218761911. [Epub ahead of print]

Mansfield E, Noble N, Sanson-Fisher R, Mazza D, Bryant J. Primary Care Physicians' Perceived Barriers to Optimal Dementia Care: A Systematic Review. Gerontologist. 2018 Jun 25. doi: 10.1093/geront/gny067. [Epub ahead of print] 

Mitchell GK, Senior HE, Johnson CE, Fallon-Ferguson J, Williams B, Monterosso L, Rhee JJ, McVey P, Grant MP, Aubin M, Nwachukwu HT, Yates PM. Systematic review of general practice end-of-life symptom control. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2018 Jan 20. pii: bmjspcare-2017-001374. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2017-001374. [Epub ahead of print]

Randall D, Garbutt D, Barnard M. Using simulation as a learning experience in clinical teams to learn about palliative and end-of-life care: A literature review. Death Stud. 2018 Mar;42(3):172-183. doi: 10.1080/07481187.2017.1334006. Epub 2017 Jun 28.

Sehl J, O'Doherty J, O'Connor R, O'Sullivan B, O'Regan A. Adherence to COPD management guidelines in general practice? A review of the literature. Ir J Med Sci. 2018 May;187(2):403-407. doi: 10.1007/s11845-017-1651-7. Epub 2017 Jul 22.

Singh GK, Davidson PM, Macdonald PS, Newton PJ. The Perspectives of Health Care Professionals on Providing End of Life Care and Palliative Care for Patients With Chronic Heart Failure: An Integrative Review. Heart Lung Circ. 2018 Oct 17. pii: S1443-9506(18)31950-4. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2018.10.009. [Epub ahead of print]

Smith MB, Macieira TGR, Bumbach MD, Garbutt SJ, Citty SW, Stephen A, Ansell M, Glover TL, Keenan G. The Use of Simulation to Teach Nursing Students and Clinicians Palliative Care and End-of-Life Communication: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018 Jan 1:1049909118761386. doi: 10.1177/1049909118761386. [Epub ahead of print]

Tilburgs B, Vernooij-Dassen M, Koopmans R, van Gennip H, Engels Y, Perry M. Barriers and facilitators for GPs in dementia advance care planning: A systematic integrative review. PLoS One. 2018 Jun 20;13(6):e0198535. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198535. eCollection 2018.

Turrillas P, Teixeira MJ, Maddocks M. A Systematic Review of Training in Symptom Management in Palliative Care Within Postgraduate Medical Curriculums. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Jan;57(1):156-170.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.09.020. Epub 2018 Oct 2.

2016

Kim SL, Tarn DM. Effect of Primary Care Involvement on End-of-Life Care Outcomes: A Systematic Review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Oct;64(10):1968-1974. Epub 2016 Aug 22.

Meiklejohn JA, Mimery A, Martin JH, Bailie R, Garvey G, Walpole ET, Adams J, Williamson D, Valery PC. The role of the GP in follow-up cancer care: a systematic literature review. J Cancer Surviv. 2016 Dec;10(6):990-1011. Epub 2016 May 2.

2014

Oishi A, Murtagh FE The challenges of uncertainty and interprofessional collaboration in palliative care for non-cancer patients in the community: a systematic review of views from patients, carers and health-care professionals.Palliat Med. 2014 Oct;28(9):1081-98. 

2013

De Vleminck A, Houttekier D, Pardon K, Deschepper R, Van Audenhove C, Vander Stichele R, Deliens L. Barriers and facilitators for general practitioners to engage in advance care planning: a systematic review. Scand J Prim Health Care. 2013 Dec;31(4):215-26.

Maas EA, Murray SA, Engels Y, Campbell C. What tools are available to identify patients with palliative care needs in primary care: a systematic literature review and survey of European practice. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2013 Dec;3(4):444-51.

2011

Nagraj S, Barclay S. Bereavement care in primary care: a systematic literature review and narrative synthesis. Br J Gen Pract. 2011 Jan;61(582):e42-8.

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.

Vermandere M, De Lepeleire J, Smeets L, Hannes K, Van Mechelen W, Warmenhoven F, van Rijswijk E, Aertgeerts B.Spirituality in general practice: a qualitative evidence synthesis.Br J Gen Pract. 2011 Nov;61(592):e749-60.

2010

Shaw KL, Clifford C, Thomas K, Meehan H. Improving end-of-life care: a critical review of the gold standards framework in primary care. Palliat Med. 2010 Apr;24(3):317-29. Epub 2010 Feb 15.

2006

Alvarez MP, Agra Y. Systematic review of educational interventions in palliative care for primary care physicians. Palliat Med. 2006 Oct;20(7):673-83. 

2005

Samant R, Gooi AC. Radiotherapy basics for family physicians. Potent tool for symptom relief.
Can Fam Physician. 2005 Nov;51:1496-501.

2002

Last updated 09 October 2019