Review Collection: Site of care

242 reviews

General 17 reviews
Community 53 reviews
Day care 5 reviews
Hospice 9 reviews
Hospital 78 reviews
ICU 23 reviews
RAC 62 reviews

General

2019

Chenoweth L, Stein-Parbury J, Lapkin S, Wang A, Liu Z, Williams A. Effects of person-centered care at the organisational-level for people with dementia. A systematic review. PLoS One. 2019 Feb 22;14(2):e0212686. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0212686. eCollection 2019.

Moore DC, Keegan TJ, Dunleavy L, Froggatt K. Factors associated with length of stay in care homes: a systematic review of international literature. Syst Rev. 2019 Feb 20;8(1):56. doi: 10.1186/s13643-019-0973-0.

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.

2018

Brims L, Oliver K. Effectiveness of assistive technology in improving the safety of people with dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Aging Ment Health. 2018 Apr 10:1-10. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2018.1455805. [Epub ahead of print]

2017

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.

2016

Buswell M, Lumbard P, Prothero L, Lee C, Martin S, Fleming J, Goodman C. Unplanned, urgent and emergency care: what are the roles that EMS plays in providing for older people with dementia? An integrative review of policy, professional recommendations and evidence. Emerg Med J. 2016 Jan;33(1):61-70.

Green E, Gott M, Wong J. Why do adults with palliative care needs present to the emergency department? A narrative review of the literature. Progress in Palliative Care. 2016;24(4):195-203.

2014

Dalgaard KM, Bergenholtz H, Nielsen ME, Timm H. Early integration of palliative care in hospitals: A systematic review on methods, barriers, and outcome. Palliat Support Care. 2014 Dec;12(6):495-513.Epub 2014 Mar 13.

2013

Eggenberger E, Heimerl K, Bennett MI. Communication skills training in dementia care: a systematic review of effectiveness, training content, and didactic methods in different care settings. Int Psychogeriatr. 2013 Mar;25(3):345-58. Epub 2012 Nov 2.

2012

Dy SM, Aslakson R, Wilson RF, Fawole OA, Lau BD, Martinez KA, Vollenweider D, Apostol C, Bass EB. Improving health care and palliative care for advanced and serious illness. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Rockville, MD, October 2012. [No abstract available]

2011

Candy B, Holman A, Leurent B, Davis S, Jones L. Hospice care delivered at home, in nursing homes and in dedicated hospice facilities: A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence. Int J Nurs Stud. 2011 Jan;48(1):121-33. Epub 2010 Sep 16.

O'Sullivan EM. Using epidemiological surveillance systems and routine data sets to study place of care and place of death: strengths and weaknesses. Palliat Med. 2011 Jan;25(1):94-6. [No abstract available]

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]

2010

Bell CL, Somogyi-Zalud E, Masaki KH. Factors associated with congruence between preferred and actual place of death. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2010 Mar;39(3):591-604. Epub 2010 Jan 29.

LaMantia MA, Scheunemann LP, Viera AJ, Busby-Whitehead J, Hanson LC. Interventions to improve transitional care between nursing homes and hospitals: a systematic review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Apr;58(4):777-82.

Rigby J, Payne S, Froggatt K. What evidence is there about the specific environmental needs of older people who are near the end of life and are cared for in hospices or similar institutions? a literature review. Palliat Med. 2010 Apr;24(3):268-85. Epub 2009 Nov 19.

2009

Bell C, Somogyi-Zalud E, Masaki K. Methodological review: measured and reported congruence between preferred and actual place of death. Palliat Med. 2009 Sep;23(6):482-90. Epub 2009 Jun 3.

Murray MA, Fiset V, Young S, Kryworuchko J. Where the dying live: a systematic review of determinants of place of end-of-life cancer care. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2009 Jan;36(1):69-77.

Community: 53 reviews

2019

Beasley A, Bakitas MA, Edwards R, Kavalieratos D. Models of non-hospice palliative care: a review. Ann Palliat Med. 2019 Feb;8(Suppl 1):S15-S21. doi: 10.21037/apm.2018.03.11. Epub 2018 Apr 25.

Becqué YN, Rietjens JAC, van Driel AG, van der Heide A, Witkamp E. Nursing interventions to support family caregivers in end-of-life care at home: A systematic narrative review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2019 Apr 23;97:28-39. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.04.011. [Epub ahead of print]

Haltbakk J, Graue M, Harris J, Kirkevold M, Dunning T, Sigurdardottir AK. Integrative review: Patient safety among older people with diabetes in home care services. J Adv Nurs. 2019 Mar 5. doi: 10.1111/jan.13993. [Epub ahead of print]

Ma C, Bao S, Dull P, Wu B, Yu F. Hospital readmission in persons with dementia: A systematic review. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2019 May 13. doi: 10.1002/gps.5140. [Epub ahead of print]

Miranda R, Bunn F, Lynch J, Van den Block L, Goodman C. Palliative care for people with dementia living at home: A systematic review of interventions. Palliat Med. 2019 May 6:269216319847092. doi: 10.1177/0269216319847092. [Epub ahead of print]

Saunders S, Killackey T, Kurahashi A, Walsh C, Wentlandt K, Lovrics E, Scott M, Mahtani R, Bernstein M, Howard M, Tanuseputro P, Goldman R, Zimmermann C, Aslakson RA, Isenberg SR. Palliative care transitions from acute care to community-based care - a systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Jun 12. pii: S0885-3924(19)30310-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.06.005. [Epub ahead of print]

2018

Anker-Hansen C, Skovdahl K, McCormack B, Tønnessen S. The third person in the room: The needs of care partners of older people in home care services-A systematic review from a person-centred perspective. J Clin Nurs. 2018 Apr;27(7-8):e1309-e1326. doi: 10.1111/jocn.14205. Epub 2018 Mar 26.

Baird LG, Fraser K. Home Care Case Managers' Integrated Care of Older Adults With Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Scoping Review. Prof Case Manag. 2018 Jul/Aug;23(4):165-189. doi: 10.1097/NCM.0000000000000286.

Brown CL, Menec V. Integrated Care Approaches Used for Transitions from Hospital to Community Care: A Scoping Review. Can J Aging. 2018 Jun;37(2):145-170. doi: 10.1017/S0714980818000065. Epub 2018 Apr 10.

Clarkson P, Hughes J, Roe B, Giebel CM, Jolley D, Poland F, Abendstern M, Chester H, Challis D; Members of the HoSt-D (Home Support in Dementia) Programme Management Group. Systematic review: Effective home support in dementia care, components and impacts – Stage 2, effectiveness of home support interventions. J Adv Nurs. 2018 Mar;74(3):507-527. doi: 10.1111/jan.13460. Epub 2017 Nov 17.

Hofmeister M, Memedovich A, Dowsett LE, Sevick L, McCarron T, Spackman E, Stafinski T, Menon D, Noseworthy T, Clement F. Palliative care in the home: a scoping review of study quality, primary outcomes, and thematic component analysis. BMC Palliat Care. 2018 Mar 7;17(1):41. doi: 10.1186/s12904-018-0299-z.

Johnson S, Bacsu J, Abeykoon H, McIntosh T, Jeffery B, Novik N. No Place Like Home: A Systematic Review of Home Care for Older Adults in Canada. Can J Aging. 2018 Sep 4:1-20. doi: 10.1017/S0714980818000375. [Epub ahead of print]

MacInnes J, Williams L. A review of integrated heart failure care. Prim Health Care Res Dev. 2018 Jun 18:1-8. doi: 10.1017/S1463423618000312. [Epub ahead of print]

Smyth JA, Dempster M, Warwick I, Wilkinson P, McCorry NK. A Systematic Review of the Patient- and Carer-Related Factors Affecting the Experience of Pain for Advanced Cancer Patients Cared for at Home. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Feb;55(2):496-507. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.08.012. Epub 2017 Aug 24.

Stansfeld J, Crellin N, Orrell M, Wenborn J, Charlesworth G, Vernooij-Dassen M. Factors related to sense of competence in family caregivers of people living with dementia in the community: a narrative synthesis. Int Psychogeriatr. 2018 Nov 23:1-15. doi: 10.1017/S1041610218001394. [Epub ahead of print]

Wood EM, Zani B, Esterhuizen TM, Young T. Nurse led home-based care for people with HIV/AIDS. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Mar 27;18(1):219. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3002-4.

2017

Duggleby W, Tycholiz J, Holtslander L, Hudson P, Nekolaichuk C, Mirhosseini M, Parmar J, Chambers T, Alook A, Swindle J. A metasynthesis study of family caregivers' transition experiences caring for community-dwelling persons with advanced cancer at the end of life. Palliat Med. 2017 Jul;31(7):602-616. doi: 10.1177/0269216316673548. Epub 2016 Oct 25.

2016

Martín JM, Olano-Lizarraga M, Saracíbar-Razquin M. The experience of family caregivers caring for a terminal patient at home: A research review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2016 Dec;64:1-12. Epub 2016 Sep 14.

Shepperd S, Gonçalves-Bradley DC, Straus SE, Wee B. Hospital at home: home-based end-of-life care. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Feb 18;2:CD009231. [Update of 2011 article]

2015

Morris SM, King C, Turner M, Payne S. Family carers providing support to a person dying in the home setting: A narrative literature review. Palliat Med. 2015 Jun;29(6):487-495. Epub 2015 Jan 29.

2014

Reed FM, Fitzgerald L, Bish MR. District nurse advocacy for choice to live and die at home in rural Australia: A scoping study. Nurs Ethics. 2014 Jun 29.[Epub ahead of print]

Ventura AD, Burney S, Brooker J, Fletcher J, Ricciardelli L. Home-based palliative care: a systematic literature review of the self-reported unmet needs of patients and carers. Palliat Med. 2014 May;28(5):391-402. Epub 2013 Nov 29.

2013

Gomes B, Calanzani N, Curiale V, McCrone P, Higginson IJ. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of home palliative care services for adults with advanced illness and their caregivers. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Jun 6;6:CD007760. [Epub ahead of print]

Gomes B, Calanzani N, Gysels M, Hall S, Higginson IJ. Heterogeneity and changes in preferences for dying at home: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2013 Feb 15;12:7.

Luckett T, Davidson PM, Lam L, Phillips J, Currow DC, Agar M. Do community specialist palliative care services that provide home nursing increase rates of home death for people with life-limiting illnesses? A systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative studies. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2013 Feb;45(2):279-97. Epub 2012 Aug 20.

2012

Herber OR, Johnston BM. The role of healthcare support workers in providing palliative and end-of-life care in the community: a systematic literature review. Health Soc Care Community. 2012 Sep 13. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2524.2012.01092.x. [Epub ahead of print]

Raunkiær M, Timm H. Organizational Interventions concerning Palliation in Community Palliative Care Services: A Literature Study. ISRN Nurs. 2012:769262. Epub 2012 Aug 2.

2011

Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. Guidelines for a Palliative Approach for Aged Care in the Community Setting — Best practice guidelines for the Australian context. Canberra: Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing; 2011. (2.06MB pdf)

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.

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]

2010

Funk L, Stajduhar K, Toye C, Aoun S, Grande G, Todd C. Part 2: Home-based family caregiving at the end of life: a comprehensive review of published qualitative research (1998-2008). Palliat Med. 2010 Sep;24(6):594-607. Epub 2010 Jun 24.

George PP, Molina JA, Cheah J, Chan SC, Lim BP. The evolving role of the community pharmacist in chronic disease management - a literature review. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2010 Nov;39(11):861-7.

Goodman C, Evans C, Wilcock J, Froggatt K, Drennan V, Sampson E, Blanchard M, Bissett M, Iliffe S. End of life care for community dwelling older people with dementia: an integrated review. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2010 Apr;25(4):329-37.

Mitchell K. Valued aspects of palliative care community nurse specialist role. End of Life Care Journal. 2010;4(1):32-6. No Abstract Available.

Mulvihill C, Harrington A, Robertson A. A literature review of the role of the specialist palliative care community nurse. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2010 Apr;16(4):163-72.

Stajduhar K, Funk L, Toye C, Grande G, Aoun S, Todd C. Part 1: Home-based family caregiving at the end of life: a comprehensive review of published quantitative research (1998-2008). Palliat Med. 2010 Sep;24(6):573-93. Epub 2010 Jun 18.

Walshe C, Luker KA. District nurses' role in palliative care provision: a realist review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2010 Sep;47(9):1167-83. Epub 2010 May 21.

2009

Bee PE, Barnes P, Luker KA. A systematic review of informal caregivers' needs in providing home-based end-of-life care to people with cancer. J Clin Nurs. 2009 May;18(10):1379-93. Epub 2009 Apr 8.

Devlin M, McIlfatrick S. The role of the home-care worker in palliative and end-of-life care in the community setting: a literature review. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2009 Nov;15(11):526-32.

Easton K, Morgan T, Williamson M. Medication safety in the community: a review of the literature. National Prescribing Service Limited (NPS), Sydney. 2009 June 9:163p. [No abstract available]

2008

Bowden G, Bliss J. Does using a hospital bed have an impact on the meaning of home? Br J Community Nurs. 2008 Dec;13(12):556, 558-62.

Anderson B. Palliative care at home: nurses, carers and subcutaneous medication management. RDNS Research Unit, Adelaide. 2008. No Abstract Available.

Sessanna L, Jezewski M. Advance directive decision making among independent community-dwelling older adults a systematic review of health science literature. J Appl Gerontol. 2008 Aug;27(4):486-510.

2007

Mason A, Weatherly H, Spilsbury K, Aksey H, Golder S, Adamson J, Drummond M, Glendinning C. A systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different models of community based respite care for frail older people and their carers. Health Technol Assess. 2007 Apr;11(15):1-157, iii.

Ramsaroop SD, Reid MC, Adelaman RD. Completing an advance directive in the primary care setting: what do we need for success? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Feb;55(2):277-83.

2006

Gomes B, Higginson IJ. Factors influencing death at home in terminally ill patients with cancer: systematic review. BMJ. 2006 Mar 4;332(7540):515-21.

Kain VJ, Yates P, Queensland Health, Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education. Guidelines for syringe driver management in palliative care (204kb pdf). Queensland Health, Brisbane. 2006:57pp.

Rose J, Glass N. Nurses and palliation in the community: the current discourse. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2006 Dec;12(12):588-94.

2005

Adams M. Patient and carer satisfaction with palliative care services: a review of the literature. Journal of Community Nurses. 2005 Aug;10(2):11-4.

2004

Kadushin G. Home health care utilization: a review of the research for social work. Health Soc Work. 2004;29(3):219-232.

2003

Thome B, Dykes A, Hallberg I. Home care with regard to definition, care recipients, content and outcome: systematic literature review. J Clin Nurs. 2003 Nov;12(6):860-72.

2002

Finlay IG, Higginson IJ, Goodwin DM, Cook AM, Hood K, Douglas HR, Normand CE. Palliative care in hospital, hospice, at home: results from a systematic review. Ann Oncol. 2002;13 Suppl 4:257-64. No Abstract Available. 

1998

Smeenk FW, van Haastregt JC, de Witte LP, Crebolder HF. Effectiveness of home care programmes for patients with incurable cancer on their quality of life and time spent in hospital: a systematic review. BMJ. 1998 Jun 27;316(7149):1939-44.

Day Care: 5 reviews

2018

Fulton JJ, LeBlanc TW, Cutson TM, Porter Starr KN, Kamal A, Ramos K, Freiermuth CE, McDuffie JR, Kosinski A, Adam S, Nagi A, Williams JW. Integrated outpatient palliative care for patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis.Palliat Med. 2018 Nov 29:269216318812633. doi: 10.1177/0269216318812633. [Epub ahead of print]

2011

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.

Stevens E, Martin CR, White CA. The outcomes of palliative care day services: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2011 Mar;25(2):153-69. Epub 2010 Oct 7.

2005

Davies E, Higginson IJ. Systematic review of specialist palliative day-care for adults with cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2005 Aug;13(8):607-27. Epub 2005 Jun 14.

Wilson D, Kinch J, Justice C. A review of the literature on hospice or palliative day care. European Journal of Palliative Care. 2005;12(5):198-202. No abstract available.

Hospice: 9 reviews

2019

Beasley A, Bakitas MA, Edwards R, Kavalieratos D. Models of non-hospice palliative care: a review. Ann Palliat Med. 2019 Feb;8(Suppl 1):S15-S21. doi: 10.21037/apm.2018.03.11. Epub 2018 Apr 25.

Engbers RA. Informal Caregivers' Perceptions of Needs From Hospice Providers: An Integrative Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2019 Apr 16:1049909119842365. doi: 10.1177/1049909119842365. [Epub ahead of print]

Hughes NM, Noyes J, Eckley L, Pritchard T. What do patients and family-caregivers value from hospice care? A systematic mixed studies review. BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Feb 8;18(1):18. doi: 10.1186/s12904-019-0401-1.

2018

Mudumbi SK, Bourgeois CE, Hoppman NA, Smith CH, Verma M, Bakitas MA, Brown CJ, Markland AD. Palliative Care and Hospice Interventions in Decompensated Cirrhosis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Rapid Review of Literature. J Palliat Med. 2018 Apr 26. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2017.0656. [Epub ahead of print]

2011

Phillips JL, Halcomb EJ, Davidson PM. End-of-life care pathways in acute and hospice care: an integrative review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 May;41(5):940-55. Epub 2011 Mar 12.

Candy B, Holman A, Leurent B, Davis S, Jones L. Hospice care delivered at home, in nursing homes and in dedicated hospice facilities: A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence. Int J Nurs Stud. 2011 Jan;48(1):121-33. Epub 2010 Sep 16.

2010

Rigby J, Payne S, Froggatt K. What evidence is there about the specific environmental needs of older people who are near the end of life and are cared for in hospices or similar institutions? A literature review. Palliat Med. 2010 Apr;24(3):268-85. Epub 2009 Nov 19.

2005

Wilson D, Kinch J, Justice C. A review of the literature on hospice or palliative day care. European Journal of Palliative Care. 2005;12(5):198-202. No abstract available.

2002

Finlay IG, Higginson IJ, Goodwin DM, Cook AM, Hood K, Douglas HR, Normand CE. Palliative care in hospital, hospice, at home: results from a systematic review. Ann Oncol. 2002;13 Suppl 4:257-64. No Abstract Available.

Hospital: 78 reviews

2019

Allers K, Hoffmann F, Schnakenberg R. Hospitalizations of nursing home residents at the end of life: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2019 Aug 1:269216319866648. doi: 10.1177/0269216319866648. [Epub ahead of print]

Fredrickson BA, Burkett E. Interventions to improve the continuity of medication management upon discharge of patients from hospital to residential aged care facilities. J Pharm Pract Res. 2019 Apr 16;49(2):162-170. doi:10.1002/jppr.1462

Hoffmann F, Strautmann A, Allers K. Hospitalization at the end of life among nursing home residents with dementia: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Sep 10;18(1):77. doi: 10.1186/s12904-019-0462-1.

Roikjær SG, Missel M, Bergenholtz HM, Schønau MN, Timm HU. The use of personal narratives in hospital-based palliative care interventions: An integrative literature review. Palliat Med. 2019 Aug 1:269216319866651. doi: 10.1177/0269216319866651. [Epub ahead of print]

Saunders S, Killackey T, Kurahashi A, Walsh C, Wentlandt K, Lovrics E, Scott M, Mahtani R, Bernstein M, Howard M, Tanuseputro P, Goldman R, Zimmermann C, Aslakson RA, Isenberg SR. Palliative care transitions from acute care to community-based care - a systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Jun 12. pii: S0885-3924(19)30310-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.06.005. [Epub ahead of print]

2018

Bone AE, Evans CJ, Etkind SN, Sleeman KE, Gomes B, Aldridge M, Keep J, Verne J, Higginson IJ. Factors associated with older people's emergency department attendance towards the end of life: a systematic review. Eur J Public Health. 2018 Nov 26. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/cky241. [Epub ahead of print]

Brooke J, Ojo O. Elements of a sustainable, competent, and empathetic workforce to support patients with dementia during an acute hospital stay: A comprehensive literature review. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2018 Jan;33(1):e10-e25. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2448. Epub 2017 Aug 24.

Cooper E, Hutchinson A, Sheikh Z, Taylor P, Townend W, Johnson MJ. Palliative care in the emergency department: A systematic literature qualitative review and thematic synthesis. Palliat Med. 2018 Jul 1:269216318783920. doi: 10.1177/0269216318783920. [Epub ahead of print]

Fogg C, Griffiths P, Meredith P, Bridges J. Hospital outcomes of older people with cognitive impairment: An integrative review. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 Jun 26. doi: 10.1002/gps.4919. [Epub ahead of print]

May P, Normand C, Cassel JB, Del Fabbro E, Fine RL, Menz R, Morrison CA, Penrod JD, Robinson C, Morrison RS. Economics of Palliative Care for Hospitalized Adults With Serious Illness. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Jun 1;178(6):820-829. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.0750.

McCallum KJ, Jackson D, Walthall H, Aveyard H. Exploring the quality of the dying and death experience in the Emergency Department: An integrative literature review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2018 May 23;85:106-117. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2018.05.011. [Epub ahead of print]

McCausland BMS, Patel HP, Amin J, Baldwin DS, Loughran K, Osman-Hicks VC. A systematic review of specialist inpatient dementia care services versus standard inpatient dementia care in acute hospitals. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2018 Sep 26. doi: 10.1007/s40520-018-1021-y. [Epub ahead of print]

Moon F, McDermott F, Kissane D. Systematic Review for the Quality of End-of-Life Care for Patients With Dementia in the Hospital Setting. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018 Jun 5:1049909118776985. doi: 10.1177/1049909118776985. [Epub ahead of print]

Vanderhaeghen B, Van Beek K, De Pril M, Bossuyt I, Menten J, Rober P. What do hospitalists experience as barriers and helpful factors for having ACP conversations? A systematic qualitative evidence synthesis. Perspect Public Health. 2018 Jul 1:1757913918786524. doi: 10.1177/1757913918786524. [Epub ahead of print]

Vanderspank-Wright B, Efstathiou N, Vandyk AD. Critical care nurses’ experiences of withdrawal of treatment: A systematic review of qualitative evidence. Int J Nurs Stud. 2018 Jan;77:15-26. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.09.012. Epub 2017 Sep 28.

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.

Gloss K. End of life care in emergency departments: a review of the literature. Emerg Nurse. 2017 May 12;25(2):29-38.

Liu X, Dawod Y, Wonnaparhown A, Shafi A, Doo L, Yoo JW, Ko E, Choi YS. Effects of hospital palliative care on health, length of stay, and in-hospital mortality across intensive and non-intensive-care units: A systematic review and metaanalysis. Palliat Support Care. 2017 Dec;15(6):741-752. doi: 10.1017/S1478951516001164. Epub 2017 Feb 15. 

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.

Waller A, Dodd N, Tattersall MHN, Nair B, Sanson-Fisher R. Improving hospital-based end of life care processes and outcomes: a systematic review of research output, quality and effectiveness. BMC Palliat Care. 2017 May 19;16(1):34. doi: 10.1186/s12904-017-0204-1.

2016

Cardona-Morrell M, Kim J, Turner RM, Anstey M, Mitchell IA, Hillman K. Non-beneficial treatments in hospital at the end of life: a systematic review on extent of the problem. Int J Qual Health Care. 2016 Sep;28(4):456-69. Epub 2016 Jun 27.

da Silva Soares D, Nunes CM, Gomes B. Effectiveness of Emergency Department Based Palliative Care for Adults with Advanced Disease: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2016 Jun;19(6):601-9. Epub 2016 Apr 26.

Firn J, Preston N, Walshe C. What are the views of hospital-based generalist palliative care professionals on what facilitates or hinders collaboration with in-patient specialist palliative care teams? A systematically constructed narrative synthesis. Palliat Med. 2016 Mar;30(3):240-56. Epub 2015 Nov 4.

George N, Phillips E, Zaurova M, Song C, Lamba S, Grudzen C. Palliative Care Screening and Assessment in the Emergency Department: A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016 Jan;51(1):108-19.e2. Epub 2015 Aug 31.

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.

Jackson TA, Wilson D, Richardson S, Lord JM. Predicting outcome in older hospital patients with delirium: a systematic literature review. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Apr;31(4):392-9. Epub 2015 Aug 24.

Yang GM, Neo SH, Lim SZ, Krishna LK. Effectiveness of Hospital Palliative Care Teams for Cancer Inpatients: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2016 Nov;19(11):1156-1165. Epub 2016 Jun 30.

2015

Henson LA, Gao W, Higginson IJ, Smith M, Davies JM, Ellis-Smith C, Daveson BA. Emergency department attendance by patients with cancer in their last month of life: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Feb 1;33(4):370-6. Epub 2014 Dec 22.

Hinkle LJ, Bosslet GT, Torke AM. Factors associated with family satisfaction with end-of-life care in the ICU: a systematic review. Chest. 2015 Jan;147(1):82-93.

Khandelwal N, Kross EK, Engelberg RA, Coe NB, Long AC, Curtis JR. Estimating the effect of palliative care interventions and advance care planning on ICU utilization: a systematic review. Crit Care Med. 2015 May;43(5):1102-11.

Mark NM, Rayner SG, Lee NJ, Curtis JR. Global variability in withholding and withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment in the intensive care unit: a systematic review. Intensive Care Med. 2015 Sep;41(9):1572-85.

Oulton J, Rhodes SM, Howe C, Fain MJ, Mohler MJ. Advance directives for older adults in the emergency department: a systematic review. J Palliat Med. 2015 Jun;18(6):500-5.Epub 2015 Mar 12.

Pringle J, Johnston B, Buchanan D. Dignity and patient-centred care for people with palliative care needs in the acute hospital setting: A systematic review.
Palliat Med. 2015 Sep;29(8):675-94.

van Beinum A, Hornby L, Ward R, Ramsay T, Dhanani S. Variations in the Operational Process of Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Therapy. Crit Care Med. 2015 Oct;43(10):e450-7.

Virdun C, Luckett T, Davidson PM, Phillips J. Dying in the hospital setting: A systematic review of quantitative studies identifying the elements of end-of-life care that patients and their families rank as being most important. Palliat Med. 2015 Oct;29(9):774-96. Epub 2015 Apr 28.

2014

Aslakson RA, Curtis JR, Nelson JE. The changing role of palliative care in the ICU.Crit Care Med. 2014 Nov;42(11):2418-28.

DiMartino LD, Weiner BJ, Mayer DK, Jackson GL, Biddle AK. Do palliative care interventions reduce emergency department visits among patients with cancer at the end of life? A systematic review. J Palliat Med. 2014 Dec;17(12):1384-99.

May P, Normand C, Morrison RS. Economic impact of hospital inpatient palliative care consultation: review of current evidence and directions for future research. J Palliat Med. 2014 Sep;17(9):1054-63. Epub 2014 Jul 1.

Visser M, Deliens L, Houttekier D. Physician-related barriers to communication and patient- and family-centred decision-making towards the end of life in intensive care: a systematic review. Crit Care.2014 Nov 18;18(6):604.

2013

Kryworuchko J, Hill E, Murray MA, Stacey D, Fergusson DA. Interventions for shared decision-making about life support in the intensive care unit: a systematic review. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 2013 Feb;10(1):3-16. Epub 2012 Apr 10.

McCourt R, James Power J, Glackin M. General nurses' experiences of end-of-life care in the acute hospital setting: a literature review. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2013 Oct;19(10):510-6.

Nelson JE, Curtis JR, Mulkerin C, Campbell M, Lustbader DR, Mosenthal AC, Puntillo K, Ray DE, Bassett R, Boss RD, Brasel KJ, Frontera JA, Hays RM, Weissman DE; Improving Palliative Care in the ICU (IPAL-ICU) Project Advisory Board. Choosing and using screening criteria for palliative care consultation in the ICU: a report from the Improving Palliative Care in the ICU (IPAL-ICU) Advisory Board. Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct;41(10):2318-27.

Thomas JM, Cooney LM Jr, Fried TR. Systematic review: Health-related characteristics of elderly hospitalized adults and nursing home residents associated with short-term mortality. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Jun;61(6):902-11. Epub 2013 May 20.

2012

Brereton L, Gardiner C, Gott M, Ingleton C, Barnes S, Carroll C. The hospital environment for end of life care of older adults and their families: an integrative review. J Adv Nurs. 2012 May;68(5):981-93.

Forero R, McDonnell G, Gallego B, McCarthy S, Mohsin M, Shanley C, Formby F, Hillman K. A Literature Review on Care at the End-of-Life in the Emergency Department. Emerg Med Int. 2012; 486516. doi: 10.1155/2012/486516. Epub 2012 Mar 6.

2011

Billings JA. The end-of-life family meeting in intensive care part I: Indications, outcomes, and family needs. J Palliat Med. 2011 Sep;14(9):1042-50.

Bloomer MJ, Moss C, Cross WM. End-of-Life care in acute hospitals: An integrative literature review. J Nurs Healthcare Chronic Illness. 2011 Feb; 3(3):165-173

Flaherty JH, Gonzales JP, Dong B. Antipsychotics in the treatment of delirium in older hospitalized adults: a systematic review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Nov;59 Suppl 2:S269-76.

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.

Hartman-Shea K, Hahn AP, Fritz Kraus J, Cordts G, Sevransky J. The role of the social worker in the adult critical care unit: a systematic review of the literature. Soc Work Health Care. 2011 Feb;50(2):143-57.

Johnson RF, Gustin J. Acute renal failure requiring renal replacement therapy in the intensive care unit: impact on prognostic assessment for shared decision making. J Palliat Med. 2011 Jul;14(7):883-9. Epub 2011 May 25.

Phillips JL, Halcomb EJ, Davidson PM. End-of-life care pathways in acute and hospice care: an integrative review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 May;41(5):940-55. Epub 2011 Mar 12.

Scheunemann LP, McDevitt M, Carson SS, Hanson LC. Randomized, controlled trials of interventions to improve communication in intensive care: a systematic review. Chest. 2011 Mar;139(3):543-54. Epub 2010 Nov 24.

2010

Gill F, Duffy A. Caring for cancer patients on non-specialist wards. Br J Nurs. 2010 Jun 24-Jul 7;19(12):761-7.

Howell DA, Roman E, Cox H, Smith AG, Patmore R, Garry AC, Howard MR. Destined to die in hospital? Systematic review and meta-analysis of place of death in haematological malignancy. BMC Palliat Care. 2010 Jun 1;9(1):9. [Epub ahead of print]

Levin TT, Moreno B, Silvester W, Kissane DW. End-of-life communication in the intensive care unit. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2010 Jul-Aug;32(4):433-42. Epub 2010 May 26.

McBrien B. Emergency nurses' provision of spiritual care: a literature review. Br J Nurs. 2010 Jun 24-Jul 7;19(12):768-73.

2009

Cole MG, Ciampi A, Belzile E, Zhong L. Persistent delirium in older hospital patients: a systematic review of frequency and prognosis. Age Ageing. 2009 Jan;38(1):19-26. Epub 2008 Nov 18.

Gartman EJ, Casserly BP, Martin D, Ward NS. Using serial severity scores to predict death in ICU patients: a validation study and review of the literature. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2009 Dec;15(6):578-82.

McAdam JL, Puntillo K. Symptoms experienced by family members of patients in intensive care units. Am J Crit Care. 2009 May;18(3):200-9; quiz 210.

Mitchell BL, Mitchell LC. Review of the literature on cultural competence and end-of-life treatment decisions: the role of the hospitalist. J Natl Med Assoc. 2009 Sep;101(9):920-6.

Odell M, Victor C, Oliver D. Nurses' role in detecting deterioration in ward patients: systematic literature review. J Adv Nurs. 2009 Oct;65(10):1992-2006.

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.

Espinosa L, Young A, Walsh T. Barriers to intensive care unit nurses providing terminal care: an integrated literature review. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2008 Jan-Mar;31(1):83-93. 

Morgan J. End-of-life care in UK critical care units--a literature review. Nurs Crit Care. 2008 May-Jun;13(3):152-61.

2007

Goldberg GR, Morrison RS. Pain management in hospitalized cancer patients: a systematic review. J Clin Oncol. 2007 May 1;25(13):1792-801.

Hugodot A, Normand C. Cost-effectiveness of palliative care in hospital: a review of the literature (part 3). Centre for Health Policy and Management, University of Dublin. 2007 Jun 11:23pp. (204kb pdf)

Kirchhoff KT, Faas AI. Family support at end of life. AACN Adv Crit Care. 2007 Oct-Dec;18(4):426-35.

Steers J, Brereton L, Ingleton C. Palliative care for all? a review of the evidence in community hospitals. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2007 Aug;13(8):392-9.

2006

Giacomini M, Cook D, DeJean D, Shaw R, Gedge E. Decision tools for life support: a review and policy analysis. Crit Care Med. 2006 Mar;34(3):864-70. 

Gruenberg DA, Shelton W, Rose SL, Rutter AE, Socaris S, McGee G. Factors influencing length of stay in the intensive care unit. Am J Crit Care. 2006 Sep;15(5):502-9.

Puntillo KA, McAdam JL. Communication between physicians and nurses as a target for improving end-of-life care in the intensive care unit: Challenges and opportunities for moving forward. Crit Care Med. 2006 Nov;34(11 Suppl):S332-40.

2005

Gorman TE, Ahern SP, Wiseman J, Skrobik Y. Residents' end-of-life decision making with adult hospitalized patients: a review of the literature. Acad Med. 2005 Jul;80(7):622-33.

2004

Frank C, Whiting N. Get the code status: teaching housestaff about end-of-life communication with older patients. Geriatr Today. 2004 Feb-Mar;7(1):6-9. No abstract available.

2003

Clarke EB, Curtis JR, Luce JM, Levy M, Danis M, Nelson J, Solomon MZ; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Critical Care End-Of-Life Peer Workgroup Members. Quality indicators for end-of-life care in the intensive care unit. Crit Care Med. 2003 Sep;31(9):2255-62.

2002

Higginson IJ, Finlay I, Goodwin DM, Cook AM, Hood K, Edwards AG, Douglas HR, Norman CE. Do hospital-based palliative teams improve care for patients or families at the end of life? J Pain Symptom Manage. 2002 Feb;23(2):96-106.

1997

Hughes SL, Ulasevich A, Weaver FM, Henderson W, Manheim L, Kubal JD, Bonarigo F. Impact of home care on hospital days: a meta analysis. Health Serv Res. 1997 Oct;32(4):415-32.

Intensive Care Unit: 23 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]

Aziz HA, Lunde J, Barraco R, Como JJ, Cooper Z, Hayward T 3rd, Hwang F, Lottenberg L, Mentzer C, Mosenthal A, Mukherjee K, Nash J, Robinson B, Staudenmayer K, Wright R, Yon J, Crandall M. Evidence-based review of trauma center care and routine palliative care processes for geriatric trauma patients; A collaboration from the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Patient Assessment Committee, the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Geriatric Trauma Committee, and the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Guidelines Committee. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Apr;86(4):737-743. doi: 10.1097/TA.0000000000002155.

Bennett RA, LeBaron VT. Parental perspectives on roles in end-of-life decision making in the pediatric intensive care unit: An integrative review. J Pediatr Nurs. 2019 Mar 1;46:18-25. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2019.02.029. [Epub ahead of print]

Bibas L, Peretz-Larochelle M, Adhikari NK, Goldfarb MJ, Luk A, Englesakis M, Detsky ME, Lawler PR. Association of Surrogate Decision-making Interventions for Critically Ill Adults With Patient, Family, and Resource Use Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Jul 3;2(7):e197229. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.7229.

Durán-Crane A, Laserna A, López-Olivo MA, Cuenca JA, Díaz DP, Cardenas YR, Urso C, O'Connell K, Azimpoor K, Fowler C, Price KJ, Sprung CL, Nates JL. Clinical Practice Guidelines and Consensus Statements About Pain Management in Critically Ill End-of-Life Patients: A Systematic Review. Crit Care Med. 2019 Sep 12. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003975. [Epub ahead of print]

Griffiths I. What are the challenges for nurses when providing end-of-life care in intensive care units? Br J Nurs. 2019 Sep 12;28(16):1047-1052. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2019.28.16.1047.

Hanning J, Walker KJ, Horrigan D, Levinson M, Mills A. Review article: Goals-of-care discussions for adult patients nearing end of life in emergency departments: A systematic review. Emerg Med Australas. 2019 Aug;31(4):525-532. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.13303. Epub 2019 May 1.

Kerckhoffs MC, Kant M, van Delden JJM, Hooft L, Kesecioglu J, van Dijk D. Selecting and evaluating decision-making strategies in the intensive care unit: A systematic review. J Crit Care. 2019 Jan 30;51:39-45. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2019.01.029. [Epub ahead of print]

McPherson K, Carlos WG 3rd, Emmett TW, Slaven JE, Torke AM. Limitation of Life-Sustaining Care in the Critically Ill: A Systematic Review of the Literature. J Hosp Med. 2019 May;14(5):303-310. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3137.

Riegel M, Randall S, Buckley T. Memory making in end-of-life care in the adult intensive care unit: A scoping review of the research literature. Aust Crit Care. 2019 Jan 17. pii: S1036-7314(18)30242-X. doi: 10.1016/j.aucc.2018.12.002. [Epub ahead of print]

Zante B, Schefold JC. Teaching End-of-Life Communication in Intensive Care Medicine: Review of the Existing Literature and Implications for Future Curricula. J Intensive Care Med. 2019 Apr;34(4):301-310. doi: 10.1177/0885066617716057. Epub 2017 Jun 29.

2018

Kyeremanteng K, Gagnon LP, Thavorn K, Heyland D, D'Egidio G. The Impact of Palliative Care Consultation in the ICU on Length of Stay: A Systematic Review and Cost Evaluation. J Intensive Care Med. 2018 Jun;33(6):346-353. doi: 10.1177/0885066616664329. Epub 2016 Aug 31.

Pignatiello G, Hickman RL Jr, Hetland B. End-of-Life Decision Support in the ICU: Where Are We Now? West J Nurs Res. 2018 Jan;40(1):84-120. doi: 10.1177/0193945916676542. Epub 2016 Nov 9.

Timmins F, Parissopoulos S, Plakas S, Naughton MT, de Vries JM, Fouka G. Privacy at end of life in ICU: A review of the literature. J Clin Nurs. 2018 Feb 5. doi: 10.1111/jocn.14279. [Epub ahead of print]

2017

DeSanto-Madeya S, Safizadeh P. Family Satisfaction With End-of-Life Care in the Intensive Care Unit: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2017 Sep/Oct;36(5):278-283. doi: 10.1097/DCC.0000000000000262.

Luckett A. End-of-life care guidelines and care plans in the intensive care unit. Br J Nurs. 2017 Mar 9;26(5):287-293. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2017.26.5.287.

Martins BDCPCC, Oliveira RA, Cataneo AJM. Palliative care for terminally ill patients in the intensive care unit: Systematic review and metaanalysis. Palliat Support Care. 2017 Jun;15(3):376-383. doi: 10.1017/S1478951516000584. Epub 2016 Jul 27.

2016

Delaney JW, Downar J. How is life support withdrawn in intensive care units: A narrative review. J Crit Care. 2016 Oct;35:12-8. Epub 2016 Apr 9.

Flannery L, Ramjan LM, Peters K. End-of-life decisions in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) - Exploring the experiences of ICU nurses and doctors - A critical literature review. Aust Crit Care. 2016 May;29(2):97-103. Epub 2015 Sep 19.

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.

Oczkowski SJ, Chung HO, Hanvey L, Mbuagbaw L, You JJ. Communication tools for end-of-life decision-making in the intensive care unit: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Crit Care. 2016 Apr 9;20(1):97.

2015

Dwyer R, Stoelwinder J, Gabbe B, Lowthian J. Unplanned transfer to emergency departments for frail elderly residents of aged care facilities: A review of patient and organizational factors. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2015 Jul 1;16(7):551-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2015.03.007. Epub 2015 Apr 28.

Henson LA, Gao W, Higginson IJ, Smith M, Davies JM, Ellis-Smith C, Daveson BA. Emergency department attendance by patients with cancer in their last month of life: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Feb 1;33(4):370-6. Epub 2014 Dec 22.

Residential Aged Care Facilities: 62 reviews

2019

Allers K, Hoffmann F, Schnakenberg R. Hospitalizations of nursing home residents at the end of life: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2019 Aug 1:269216319866648. doi: 10.1177/0269216319866648. [Epub ahead of print]

Dörks M, Allers K, Hoffmann F. Pro Re Nata Drug Use in Nursing Home Residents: A Systematic Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 Mar;20(3):287-293.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2018.10.024. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Fredrickson BA, Burkett E. Interventions to improve the continuity of medication management upon discharge of patients from hospital to residential aged care facilities. J Pharm Pract Res. 2019 Apr 16;49(2):162-170. doi:10.1002/jppr.1462

Gautam S, Neville S, Montayre J. What is known about the spirituality in older adults living in residential care facilities? An Integrative review. Int J Older People Nurs. 2019 Mar 1:e12228. doi: 10.1111/opn.12228. [Epub ahead of print]

Gonella S, Basso I, De Marinis MG, Campagna S, Di Giulio P. Good end-of-life care in nursing home according to the family carers' perspective: A systematic review of qualitative findings. Palliat Med. 2019 Apr 10:269216319840275. doi: 10.1177/0269216319840275. [Epub ahead of print]

Hoffmann F, Strautmann A, Allers K. Hospitalization at the end of life among nursing home residents with dementia: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Sep 10;18(1):77. doi: 10.1186/s12904-019-0462-1.

Knopp-Sihota JA, Dirk KL, Rachor GS. Factors Associated With Pain Assessment for Nursing Home Residents: A Systematic Review and Meta-Synthesis. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 Mar 22. pii: S1525-8610(19)30190-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2019.01.156. [Epub ahead of print]

Musa MK, Saga S, Blekken LE, Harris R, Goodman C, Norton C. The Prevalence, Incidence, and Correlates of Fecal Incontinence Among Older People Residing in Care Homes: A Systematic Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 Aug;20(8):956-962.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2019.03.033. Epub 2019 May 23.

Nasu K, Konno R, Fukahori H. End-of-life nursing care practice in long-term care settings for older adults: A qualitative systematic review. Int J Nurs Pract. 2019 Jul 30:e12771. doi: 10.1111/ijn.12771. [Epub ahead of print]

Pritty B, De Boos D, Moghaddam N. Factors influencing the transition experience of carers for persons with dementia, when the person with dementia moves into residential care: systematic review and meta-synthesis. Aging Ment Health. 2019 Apr 12:1-10. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2019.1602591. [Epub ahead of print]

Rivett E, Hammond L, West J. What influences self-perceived competence and confidence in dementia care home staff? A systematic review. Psychogeriatrics. 2019 Sep;19(5):440-456. doi: 10.1111/psyg.12422. Epub 2019 Feb 26.

Testa L, Seah R, Ludlow K, Braithwaite J, Mitchell R. Models of care that avoid or improve transitions to hospital services for residential aged care facility residents: An integrative review. Geriatr Nurs. 2019 Mar 12. pii: S0197-4572(18)30626-8. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2019.02.001. [Epub ahead of print]

Young JA, Lind C, Orange JB. A qualitative systematic review of experiences of persons with dementia regarding transition to long-term care. Dementia (London). 2019 Jul 23:1471301219862439. doi: 10.1177/1471301219862439. [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.

Chaudhury H, Cooke HA, Cowie H, Razaghi L. The Influence of the Physical Environment on Residents With Dementia in Long-Term Care Settings: A Review of the Empirical Literature. Gerontologist. 2018 Sep 14;58(5):e325-e337. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnw259.

La Frenais FL, Bedder R, Vickerstaff V, Stone P, Sampson EL. Temporal Trends in Analgesic Use in Long-Term Care Facilities: A Systematic Review of International Prescribing. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Feb;66(2):376-382. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15238. Epub 2017 Dec 23.

Lam HR, Chow S, Taylor K, Chow R, Lam H, Bonin K, Rowbottom L, Herrmann N. Challenges of conducting research in long-term care facilities: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2018 Oct 12;18(1):242. doi: 10.1186/s12877-018-0934-9.

Nunan S, Brown Wilson C, Henwood T, Parker D. Fall risk assessment tools for use among older adults in long-term care settings: A systematic review of the literature. Australas J Ageing. 2018 Mar;37(1):23-33. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12476. Epub 2017 Nov 23.

Nybakken S, Strandås M, Bondas T. Caregivers' perceptions of aggressive behaviour in nursing home residents living with dementia: A meta-ethnography. J Adv Nurs. 2018 Jul 17. doi: 10.1111/jan.13807. [Epub ahead of print]

Paulis SJC, Everink IHJ, Halfens RJG, Lohrmann C, Schols JMGA. Prevalence and Risk Factors of Dehydration Among Nursing Home Residents: A Systematic Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2018 Aug;19(8):646-657. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2018.05.009. Epub 2018 Jul 6.

Riesch J, Meyer L, Lehr B, Severin T. Dementia-specific training for nursing home staff: A systematic literature review. Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2018 Jul;51(5):523-529. doi: 10.1007/s00391-017-1296-1. Epub 2017 Aug 22.

Sawan M, Jeon YH, Chen TF. Relationship between Organizational Culture and the Use of Psychotropic Medicines in Nursing Homes: A Systematic Integrative Review. Drugs Aging. 2018 Mar;35(3):189-211. doi: 10.1007/s40266-018-0527-5.

Shiells K, Holmerova I, Steffl M, Stepankova O. Electronic patient records as a tool to facilitate care provision in nursing homes: an integrative review. Inform Health Soc Care. 2018 Aug 20:1-16. doi: 10.1080/17538157.2018.1496091. [Epub ahead of print]

Spacey A, Scammell J, Board M, Porter S. End-of-life care in UK care homes: a systematic review of the literature. J Res Nurs. 2018 May;23(2-3):180-200.

2017

Carpenter JG. Hospital Palliative Care Teams and Post-Acute Care in Nursing Facilities: An Integrative Review. Res Gerontol Nurs. 2017 Jan 1;10(1):25-34. doi: 10.3928/19404921-20161209-02.

Gilissen J, Pivodic L, Smets T, Gastmans C, Vander Stichele R, Deliens L, Van den Block L. Preconditions for successful advance care planning in nursing homes: A systematic review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2017 Jan;66:47-59. Epub 2016 Dec 8.

Husebø BS, Flo E, Engedal K. The Liverpool Care Pathway: A systematic review discarded in cancer patients but good enough for dying nursing home patients? BMC Med Ethics. 2017 Aug 9;18(1):48. doi: 10.1186/s12910-017-0205-x.

Moon H, Dilworth-Anderson P, Gräske J. The effects of placement on dementia care recipients’ and family caregivers’ quality of life: a literature review. Qual Ageing Older Adults. 2017;18(1):44-57.

2016

Anderson K, Bird M, MacPherson S, Blair A. How do staff influence the quality of long-term dementia care and the lives of residents? A systematic review of the evidence. Int Psychogeriatr. 2016 Aug;28(8):1263-81. Epub 2016 Apr 15.

Ellis-Smith C, Evans CJ, Bone AE, Henson LA, Dzingina M, Kane PM, Higginson IJ, Daveson BA; BuildCARE. Measures to assess commonly experienced symptoms for people with dementia in long-term care settings: a systematic review. BMC Med. 2016 Feb 26;14(1):38.

Flo E, Husebo BS, Bruusgaard P, Gjerberg E, Thoresen L, Lillemoen L, Pedersen R. A review of the implementation and research strategies of advance care planning in nursing homes. BMC Geriatr. 2016 Jan 21;16:24.

Goodman C, Dening T, Gordon AL, Davies SL, Meyer J, Martin FC, Gladman JR, Bowman C, Victor C, Handley M, Gage H, Iliffe S, Zubair M. Effective health care for older people living and dying in care homes: a realist review. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Jul 16;16:269. doi: 10.1186/s12913-016-1493-4.

Martin RS, Hayes B, Gregorevic K, Lim WK. The effects of advance care planning interventions on nursing home residents: A systematic review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2016 Apr 1;17(4):284-93. Epub 2016 Feb 6.

2015

Dwyer R, Stoelwinder J, Gabbe B, Lowthian J. Unplanned transfer to emergency departments for frail elderly residents of aged care facilities: A review of patient and organizational factors. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2015 Jul 1;16(7):551-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2015.03.007. Epub 2015 Apr 28.

2014

Drageset J, Corbett A, Selbaek G, Husebo BS. Cancer-related pain and symptoms among nursing home residents: a systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2014 Oct;48(4):699-710.e1. Epub 2014 Apr 3.

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.

Petriwskyj A, Gibson A, Parker D, Banks S, Andrews S, Robinson A. A qualitative metasynthesis: family involvement in decision making for people with dementia in residential aged care. Int J Evid Based Healthc. 2014 Jun;12(2):87-104.

2013

Cadieux MA, Garcia LJ, Patrick J. Needs of people with dementia in long-term care: a systematic review. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2013 Dec;28(8):723-33. Epub 2013 Sep 4.

Eggenberger E, Heimerl K, Bennett MI. Communication skills training in dementia care: a systematic review of effectiveness, training content, and didactic methods in different care settings. Int Psychogeriatr. 2013 Mar;25(3):345-58. Epub 2012 Nov 2.

Hall RK, O'Hare AM, Anderson RA, Colón-Emeric CS. End-stage renal disease in nursing homes: a systematic review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2013 Apr;14(4):242-7.

Petriwskyj A, Parker D, Robinson A, Gibson A, Andrews S, Banks S. Family involvement in decision making for people with dementia in residential aged care: a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2013 July;11(7):131-282.

Phillips JL, West PA, Davidson PM, Agar M.Phillips JL, West PA, Davidson PM, Agar M. Does case conferencing for people with advanced dementia living in nursing homes improve care outcomes: Evidence from an integrative review? Int J Nurs Stud. 2013 Aug;50(8):1122-35. Epub 2012 Nov 28.

Thomas JM, Cooney LM Jr, Fried TR. Systematic review: Health-related characteristics of elderly hospitalized adults and nursing home residents associated with short-term mortality. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Jun;61(6):902-11. Epub 2013 May 20.

2012

Albers G, Harding R, Pasman HR, Onwuteaka-Philipsen BD, Hall S, Toscani F, Ribbe MW, Deliens L; On behalf of PRISMA. What is the methodological rigour of palliative care research in long-term care facilities in Europe? A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2012 Jul;26(5):722-733. Epub 2011 Jun 22.

Chhabra PT, Rattinger GB, Dutcher SK, Hare ME, Parsons KL, Zuckerman IH. Medication reconciliation during the transition to and from long-term care settings: a systematic review. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2012 Jan;8(1):60-75.

Huskamp HA, Kaufmann C, Stevenson DG. The intersection of long-term care and end-of-life care. Med Care Res Rev. 2012 Feb;69(1):3-44. Epub 2011 Sep 8.

Kinley J, Froggatt K, Bennett MI. The effect of policy on end-of-life care practice within nursing care homes: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2012 Jan 4. [Epub ahead of print]

2011

Davies SL, Goodman C, Bunn F, Victor C, Dickinson A, Iliffe S, Gage H, Martin W, Froggatt K. A systematic review of integrated working between care homes and health care services. BMC Health Serv Res. 2011 Nov 24;11:320

Hall S, Kolliakou A, Petkova H, Froggatt K, Higginson IJ. Interventions for improving palliative care for older people living in nursing care homes. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011 Mar 16;3:CD007132.

Parker D, Hodgkinson B. A comparison of palliative care outcome measures used to assess the quality of palliative care provided in long-term care facilities: a systematic review. Palliat Med. 2011 Jan;25(1):5-20. Epub 2010 Sep 3.

van Soest-Poortvliet MC, van der Steen JT, Zimmerman S, Cohen LW, Munn J, Achterberg WP, Ribbe MW, de Vet HC. Measuring the quality of dying and quality of care when dying in long-term care settings: a qualitative content analysis of available instruments. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 Dec;42(6):852-63.

2010

Hennings J, Froggatt K, Keady J. Approaching the end of life and dying with dementia in care homes: the accounts of families. Rev Clin Geront. 2010;20(2):114-27.

LaMantia MA, Scheunemann LP, Viera AJ, Busby-Whitehead J, Hanson LC. Interventions to improve transitional care between nursing homes and hospitals: a systematic review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Apr;58(4):777-82.

2009

Herman AD, Johnson TM 2nd, Ritchie CS, Parmelee PA. Pain management interventions in the nursing home: a structured review of the literature. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Jul;57(7):1258-67. Epub 2009 Jun 3.

2008

Volicer L. End-of-life care for people with dementia in long-term care settings. Alzheimer's Care Today 2008 9(2): 84-102.

2007

Trotta RL. Quality of death: a dimensional analysis of palliative care in the nursing home. J Palliat Med. 2007 Oct;10(5):1116-27.

2006

Frogatt FA, Wilson D, Justice C, MacAdam M, Leibovici K, Kinch J, Thomas R, Choi J. End-of-life care in long-term settings for older people: a literature review. Int J Older People Nurs. 2006 Mar;1(1):45-50.

2005

Australian Palliative Residential Aged Care Project (APRAC). Guidelines for a palliative approach in residential aged care: a systematic review of the literature. Australian Government National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Canberra. 2005 Jul 25:145pp.

Volicer L. End-of-life Care for People with Dementia in Residential Care Settings (170kb pdf). 2005 Alzheimers Association.

2004

Holman C, Meyer J, Cotter A. The complexity of loss in continuing care institutions for older people: a review of the literature. Illn Crises Loss. 2004;12(1):38-51.

2003

Edwards H, Courtney M, Spencer L. Consumer expectations of residential aged care: reflections on the literature. Int J Nurs Pract. 2003 Apr;9(2):70-7.

2000

Miller EA, Weissert WG. Predicting elderly people's risk for nursing home placement, hospitalization, functional impairment, and mortality: a synthesis. Med Care Res Rev. 2000 Sep;57(3):259-97.

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