Review Collection: Referral

18 reviews

2019

Ludmir J, Steiner JM, Wong HN, Kloosterboer A, Leong J, Aslakson RA. Palliative Care Opportunities Among Adults With Congenital Heart Disease-A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Aug 9. pii: S0885-3924(19)30439-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.07.025. [Epub ahead of print]

2018

Milner SC, Boruff JT, Beaurepaire C, Ahmed S, Janaudis-Ferreira T. Rate of, and barriers and enablers to, pulmonary rehabilitation referral in COPD: A systematic scoping review. Respir Med. 2018 Apr;137:103-14.

2017

Cardona-Morrell M, Kim JCH, Brabrand M, Gallego-Luxan B, Hillman K. What is inappropriate hospital use for elderly people near the end of life? A systematic review. Eur J Intern Med. 2017 Jul;42:39-50. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2017.04.014. Epub 2017 May 11.

Gaertner J, Siemens W, Meerpohl JJ, Antes G, Meffert C, Xander C, Stock S, Mueller D, Schwarzer G, Becker G. Effect of specialist palliative care services on quality of life in adults with advanced incurable illness in hospital, hospice, or community settings: Systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ. 2017 Jul 4;357:j2925. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j2925.

Haun MW, Estel S, Rücker G, Friederich HC, Villalobos M, Thomas M, Hartmann M. Early palliative care for adults with advanced cancer. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017 Jun 12;6:CD011129. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011129.pub2.

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.

2016

Hui D, Meng YC, Bruera S, Geng Y, Hutchins R, Mori M, Strasser F, Bruera E. Referral Criteria for Outpatient Palliative Cancer Care: A Systematic Review. Oncologist. 2016 Jul;21(7):895-901. Epub 2016 May 16.

Tassinari D, Drudi F, Monterubbianesi MC, Stocchi L, Ferioli I, Marzaloni A, Tamburini E, Sartori S. Early Palliative Care in Advanced Oncologic and Non-Oncologic Chronic Diseases: A Systematic Review of Literature. Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2016;11(1):63-71.

2015

Bhidayasiri R, Jitkritsadakul O, Boonrod N, Sringean J, Calne SM, Hattori N, Hayashi A. What is the evidence to support home environmental adaptation in Parkinson's disease? A call for multidisciplinary interventions. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2015 Oct;21(10):1127-32. Epub 2015 Aug 25.

Davis MP, Temel JS, Balboni T, Glare P. A review of the trials which examine early integration of outpatient and home palliative care for patients with serious illnesses. Ann Palliat Med. 2015 Jul;4(3):99-121.

2014

Kirolos I, Tamariz L, Schultz EA, Diaz Y, Wood BA, Palacio A. Interventions to improve hospice and palliative care referral: a systematic review. J Palliat Med. 2014 Aug;17(8):957-64. Epub 2014 Jul 7.

2011

Gardiner C, Ingleton C, Gott M, Ryan T. Exploring the transition from curative care to palliative care: a systematic review of the literature. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2011 Jun;1(1):56-63.

Howell DA, Shellens R, Roman E, Garry AC, Patmore R, Howard MR. Haematological malignancy: are patients appropriately referred for specialist palliative and hospice care? A systematic review and meta-analysis of published data. Palliat Med. 2011 Sep;25(6):630-41. Epub 2011 Jan 12.

2009

Walshe C, Todd C, Caress A, Chew-Graham C. Patterns of access to community palliative care services: a literature review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009 May;37(5):884-912. Epub 2008 Dec 21.

2007

Imhof SL, Kaskie B, Wyatt MG. Finding the way to a better death: an evaluation of palliative care referral tools. J Gerontol Nurs. 2007 Jun;33(6):40-9.

2006

Burt J, Raine R. The effect of age on referral to and use of specialist palliative care services in adult cancer patients: a systematic review. Age Ageing. 2006 Sep;35(5):469-76. Epub 2006 Jun 3.

2005

Coventry PA, Grande GE, Richards DA, Todd CJ. Prediction of appropriate timing of palliative care for older adults with non-malignant life-threatening disease: a systematic review. Age Ageing. 2005 May;34(3):218-27.

2004

Ahmed N, Bestall JC, Ahmedzai SH, Payne SA, Clark D, Noble B. Systematic review of the problems and issues of accessing specialist palliative care by patients, carers and health and social care professionals. Palliat Med. 2004 Sep;18(6):525-42.


Last updated 04 October 2019