Latest Reviews list

November 2023

Barber-Fleming V, Mann M, Mead G, Gleeson A. The effectiveness of advance care planning (ACP) training for care home staff: An updated systematic review. J Long Term Care. 2023;2023:273-287.

Burke C, Doody O, Lloyd B. Healthcare practitioners' perspectives of providing palliative care to patients from culturally diverse backgrounds: A qualitative systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2023;22(1):182.

Cui J, Fang P, Bai J, Tan L, Wan C, Yu L. Meta-analysis of effects of early palliative care on health-related outcomes among advanced cancer patients. Nurs Res. 2023;72(6):E180-e190.

Dyer H. The art of supporting identity following a life-limiting diagnosis: A systematic review. Int J Art Ther. 2023.

Ghiglieri C, Dempster M, Wright S, Graham-Wisener L. Psychosocial functioning in individuals with advanced oesophago-gastric cancer: A mixed methods systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2023;22(1):164.

Hollins Martin CJ, Reid K. A scoping review of therapies used to treat psychological trauma post perinatal bereavement. J Reprod Infant Psychol. 2023;41(5):582-598.

Kang JA, Tark A, Estrada LV, Dhingra L, Stone PW. Timing of goals of care discussions in nursing homes: A systematic review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2023.

Li Y, Hung V, Ho K, Kavalieratos D, Warda N, Zimmermann C, Quinn KL. The validity of patient-reported outcome measures of quality of life in palliative care: A systematic review. J Palliat Med. 2023.

Liu X, Jiang L, Peng X, Xu L, Huang L, Wan Q. Evaluating the effects of dyadic intervention for informal caregivers of palliative patients with lung cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Pract. 2023.

MacNeil A, Findlay B, Bimman R, Hocking T, Barclay T, Ho J. Exploring the use of virtual funerals during the covid-19 pandemic: A scoping review. Omega (Westport). 2023;88(2):425-448.

Moutogiannis PP, Thrift J, Pope JK, Browning MHEM, McAnirlin O, Fasolino T. A rapid review of the role of virtual reality in care delivery of palliative care and hospice. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2023;25(6):300-308.

Naoum P, Athanasakis K, Pavi E. Is palliative care cost-effective? A systematic review of the literature. Home Health Care Manag Pract. 2023.

Pitzer S, Kutschar P, Paal P, Mülleder P, Lorenzl S, Wosko P, et al. Barriers for adult patients to access palliative care in hospitals: A mixed methods systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Sep 17.

Snijders RAH, Brom L, Simons SO, Langenberg S, van der Linden YM, Raijmakers NJH. Referrals to palliative care services for hospitalised covid-19 patients: A systematic literature review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Nov 17:10499091231215797.

Stephen A, Baguley F. The experience and support needs of adult family members who face a sudden adult death: A systematic review study. Bereavement. 2023;2.

Walbaum C, Philipp R, Oechsle K, Ullrich A, Vehling S. Existential distress among family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychooncology. 2023 Nov 20.

Wulandari BT, Rochmawati E. Effectiveness of dignity therapy on well-being among patients under palliative care: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. Jan;149:104624.

Xu X, Ho MH, Lin CC. Telehealth in palliative care during the covid-19 pandemic: A systematic mixed studies review. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 2023 Oct;20(5):476-491.

October 2023

Bassah N, Vaughn L, Santos Salas A. Nurse-led adult palliative care models in low- and middle-income countries: A scoping review. J Adv Nurs. 2023 Nov;79(11):4112-4126.

Beresford CJ, Gelling L, Baron S, Thompson L. The experiences of people with liver disease of palliative and end-of-life care in the United Kingdom-A systematic literature review and metasynthesis. Health Expect. 2023 Oct 19.

Bravington A, Obita G, Baddeley E, Johnson MJ, Murtagh FE, Currow DC, et al. The range and suitability of outcome measures used in the assessment of palliative treatment for inoperable malignant bowel obstruction: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2022 Oct;36(9):1336-1350.

Collier A, Chapman M. Matters of care and the good death - rhetoric or reality? Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2023 Sep 1;17(3):208-213.

da Silva MAP, Corradi-Perini C. The mapping of influencing factors in the decision-making of end-of-life care patients: A systematic scoping review. Indian J Palliat Care. 2023 Jul-Sep;29(3):234-242.

Davis S, Serfaty M, Low J, Armstrong M, Kupeli N, Lanceley A. Experiential avoidance in advanced cancer: A mixed-methods systematic review. Int J Behav Med. 2023 Oct;30(5):585-604.

de Andrade FK, Nunes RPI, Zanetti MOB, Zanetti ACB, Dos Santos M, de Oliveira AM, et al. Validated medication deprescribing instruments for patients with palliative care needs a systematic review. Farm Hosp. 2023 Sep 26:S1130-6343(23)00125-3.

Firouzkouhi M, Alimohammadi N, Abdollahimohammad A, Bagheri G, Farzi J. Bereaved families views on the death of loved ones due to COVID 19: An integrative review. Omega (Westport). 2023 Nov;88(1):4-19.

Gomes Souza L, Bouba DA, Corôa RC, Dofara SG, Robitaille V, Blanchette V, et al. The impact of advance care planning on healthcare professionals' well-being: A systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Oct 11:S0885-3924(23)00714-5.

Hughes MC, Vernon E, Hainstock A. The effectiveness of community-based palliative care programme components: A systematic review. Age Ageing. 2023 Sep 1;52(9):afad175.

Liu X, Wang T, Cheung DST, Chau PH, Ho MH, Han Y, et al. Dyadic advance care planning: Systematic review of patient-caregiver interventions and effects. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Oct 19:spcare-2023-004430.

Mahendiran M, Yeung H, Rossi S, Khosravani H, Perri GA. Evaluating the effectiveness of the SPIKES model to break bad news - A systematic review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Nov;40(11):1231-1260.

Otto RB, Fields NL, Bennett M, Anderson KA. Positive aging and death or dying: A scoping review. Gerontologist. 2023 Oct 17;63(9):1497-1509.

Pezzulla D, Di Franco R, Zamagni A, Pastore F, Longo S, Dominici L, et al. Radiotherapy of orbital metastases: A systematic review of management and treatment outcomes on behalf of palliative care study group of Italian association of radiotherapy and clinical oncology (AIRO). Br J Radiol. 2023 Nov;96(1151):20230124.

Santos MF, Reis-Pina P. Palliative care interventions in chronic respiratory diseases: A systematic review. Respir Med. 2023 Sep 17;219:107411. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2023.107411. Epub ahead of print.

Silva DNM, Vicente LCC, Glória VLP, de Lima Friche AA. Swallowing disorders and mortality in adults with advanced cancer outside the head and neck and upper gastrointestinal tract: A systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2023 Oct 6;22(1):150.

Sjuls M, Ludvigsen MS, Robstad N, Fegran L. Fathers' experiences of living with a child with a progressive life-limiting condition without curative treatment options: A qualitative systematic review. J Adv Nurs. 2023 Sep 26.

Smith GM, Singh N, Hui F, Sossenheimer PH, Hannah JM, Romano P, et al. Education about specialty palliative care among nonhealthcare workers: A systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Oct 3:S0885-3924(23)00711-X.

Wang CH, Chen YK, Tsao SH, Lee CH. Trends in palliative care research during the COVID-19 pandemic. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Nov;40(11):1271-1278.

Yoong SQ, Porock D, Whitty D, Tam WWS, Zhang H. Performance of the Palliative Prognostic Index for cancer patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Palliat Med. 2023 Sep;37(8):1144-1167.

Zhong Y, Cavolo A, Labarque V, Gastmans C. Physicians' attitudes and experiences about withholding/withdrawing life-sustaining treatments in pediatrics: A systematic review of quantitative evidence. BMC Palliat Care. 2023 Sep 29;22(1):145.

Zhu T, Martina D, Heide AV, Korfage IJ, Rietjens JA. The role of acculturation in the process of advance care planning among Chinese immigrants: A narrative systematic review. Palliat Med. 2023 Sep;37(8):1063-1078. doi: 10.1177/02692163231179255. Epub 2023 Jun 13.

September 2023

Adia R. Compassion fatigue in the community nursing workforce: A scoping review. Br J Community Nurs. 2023;28(9):456-462.

Alshakhs S, Park T, McDarby M, Reid MC, Czaja S, Adelman R, et al. Interventions for family caregivers of patients receiving palliative/hospice care at home: A scoping review. J Palliat Med. 2023 Aug 11.

Atreya S, Salins N. End-of-life care education as blended learning approach for general practitioners: A scoping review. J Cancer Educ. 2023 Oct;38(5):1440-1458.

Bosco A, Di Lorito C, Yang Y, Dunlop M, Booth A, Alexander D, et al. Caregiver experiences of hospice dementia care: A systematic review and meta-ethnography. Aging Ment Health. 2023 Sep 5:1-10.

Bravington A, Obita G, Baddeley E, Johnson MJ, Murtagh FEM, Currow DC, et al. Development of a core outcome set for the research and assessment of inoperable malignant bowel obstruction. PLoS One. 2023 Aug 22;18(8):e0289501.

Campbell P, Moss J, Mulder M, Roach L, Wilson N, Jacob A, et al. The effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine in the symptom management of pruritus in patients with end-stage kidney disease: A systematic review (245kb pdf). Ren Soc Australas J. 2020;16(2):58-68.

Christensen DW, Heerfordt AS, Schiødt FV, Simonsen MK. Palliative care to improve life with alcoholic liver cirrhosis: A systematic review. Gastrointest Nursing. 2023;21(Sup6):S16-S24.

Coventry A, Gerdtz M, McInnes E, Dickson J, Hudson P. Supporting families of patients who die in adult intensive care: A scoping review of interventions. Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2023 Oct;78:103454.

Engel M, Kars MC, Teunissen S, van der Heide A. Effective communication in palliative care from the perspectives of patients and relatives: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2023:1-24.

Glyn-Blanco MB, Lucchetti G, Badanta B. How do cultural factors influence the provision of end-of-life care? A narrative review. Appl Nurs Res. 2023:151720.

Gómez-Brufal-Flores M, Hueso-Montoro C, Esteban-Burgos AA, Montoya-Juárez R, Mota-Romero E, Capilla-Díaz C, et al. Attitudes and experiences related to the deaths of covid-19 patients among nursing staff: A qualitative evidence synthesis. J Adv Nurs. 2023 Aug 7.

Heeke C, Franzen M, Knaevelsrud C, Lenferink LIM. Latent classes of prolonged grief and other indicators of mental health in bereaved adults: A systematic review. J Affect Disord Rep. 2023 Dec;14.

Litsas DC, Mulvania PA, Roth S, Siminoff LA. A rapid scoping review of the dual advocacy model for donation conversations. Prog Transplant. 2023 Sep;33(3):247-255.

Ly L, Pascoe A, Philip J, Hudson P, Smallwood N. Social determinants of advanced chronic respiratory interventions: A scoping review. Eur Respir Rev. 2023 Aug 23;32(169):230068.

Marshall C, Virdun C, Phillips JL. Evidence-based models of rural palliative care: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2023 Sep;37(8):1129-1143.

Ohana S, Shaulov A, Dekeyser Ganz F. Acute palliative care models: Scoping review. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. 2023 Aug 17:spcare-2022-004124.

Ooko F, Mothiba T, Van Bogaert P, Wens J. Access to palliative care in patients with advanced cancer of the uterine cervix in the low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2023 Sep 20;22(1):140.

Plagg B, Ballmann J, Ewers M. Hospice and palliative care during disasters: A systematic review. Healthcare (Basel). 2023 Aug 24;11(17):2382.

Sánchez-Alcón M, Sánchez-Ramos JL, Garrido-Fernández A, Sosa-Cordobés E, Ortega-Galán Á M, Ramos-Pichardo JD. Effectiveness of interventions aimed at improving grief and depression in caregivers of people with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Ment Health Nurs. 2023 Oct;32(5):1211-1224.

Wang T, Ho MH, Xu X, Choi HR, Lin CC. Motivational interviewing to enhance advance care planning in older adults: Systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Sep 14:spcare-2023-004424.

Zogby CB. What is the rate of depersonalization and burnout among hospital-based palliative care nurse practitioners? A review of validated instruments. Illn Cris Loss. 2023;31(4):687-703.

August 2023

Andrade ALM, Scatena A, Lavezzo B de O, Reichert RA, De Micheli D, Lopes FM. Substance use disorder among bereaved individuals: A systematic review. Paidéia. 2023;33:e3308.

Cruz S, Fernandes C, Magalhães B. A scoping review of mobile apps for use with palliative patients in the context of home care. Int J Med Inform. 2023 Sep;177:105166. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2023.105166. Epub 2023 Jul 27.

Durojaiye A, Ryan R, Doody O. Student nurse education and preparation for palliative care: A scoping review. PLoS One. 2023 Jul 3;18(7):e0286678. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0286678.

Fasolino T, Koci A, Huggins J, Lindell K. A Rapid Review of Uses and Outcomes of Telehealth Care in Rural and Remote Regions in the United States. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2023 Aug 1. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000964. Epub ahead of print.

Feeney R, Willmott L, Wilson J, White B. Legal issues in end-of-life care for speech-language pathologists and social workers: A scoping review. Int J Speech Lang Pathol. 2023 Jul 25:1-13. doi: 10.1080/17549507.2023.2205061. Epub ahead of print.

Gibson Watt T, Gillanders D, Spiller JA, Finucane AM. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for people with advanced progressive illness, their caregivers and staff involved in their care: A scoping review. Palliat Med. 2023 Jul 25:2692163231183101. doi: 10.1177/02692163231183101. Epub ahead of print.

Heitner R, Rogers M, Chambers B, Pinotti R, Silvers A, Meier DE, Bowman B, Johnson KS. The experience of black patients with serious illness in the United States: A scoping review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Jul 11:S0885-3924(23)00579-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2023.07.002. Epub ahead of print.

Heradstveit SH, Larsen MH, Solberg MT, Steindal SA. Critical care nurses' role in the decision-making process of withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment: A qualitative systematic review. J Clin Nurs. 2023 Sep;32(17-18):6012-6027. doi: 10.1111/jocn.16728. Epub 2023 Apr 21.

Heufel M, Kourouche S, Curtis K. Development of an emergency department end of life care audit tool: A scoping review. Int J Nurs Stud Adv. 2023 Dec;5:100143. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnsa.2023.100143.

Kearney M, Zhang L, Hubscher E, Musat M, Harricharan S, Wilke T. Undertreatment in patients with advanced urothelial cancer: systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Future Oncol. 2023 Aug 1. doi: 10.2217/fon-2023-0298. Epub ahead of print.

Koutsouki S, Kosmidis D. Curative to palliative care transition challenges in the intensive care unit. A narrative review. HRJ. 2023 Jul. 16;9(3):166-74.

Kyota A, Kanda K, Senuma M, Tsukagoshi N, Futawatari T, Kondo Y. The perception of life and death in patients with end-of-life stage cancer: A systematic review of qualitative research. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2023 Jun 15;66:102354. doi: 10.1016/j.ejon.2023.102354. Epub ahead of print.

Labram AH, Johnston B, McGuire M. An integrative literature review examining the key elements of bereavement follow-up interventions in critical care. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2023 Sep 1;17(3):193-207. doi: 10.1097/SPC.0000000000000666. Epub 2023 Jul 10.

Lusney N, van Breemen C, Lim E, Pawliuk C, Hussein Z. Pediatric advance care planning: A scoping review. Children (Basel). 2023 Jul 7;10(7):1179. doi: 10.3390/children10071179.

McAndrew NS, Gray TF, Wallace L, Calkins K, Guttormson J, Harding ES, Applebaum AJ. Existential distress in family caregivers: scoping review of meaning-making interventions. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Aug 21:spcare-2023-004448. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2023-004448. Epub ahead of print.

Mitchell RJ, Wijekulasuriya S, du Preez J, Lystad R, Chauhan A, Harrison R, Curtis K, Braithwaite J. Population-level quality indicators of end-of-life-care in an aged care setting: Rapid systematic review. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2023 Jul 17;116:105130. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2023.105130. Epub ahead of print.

Monk J, Black J, Carter RZ, Hassan E. Bereavement in the context of homelessness: A rapid review. Death Stud. 2023 Aug 10:1-10. doi: 10.1080/07481187.2023.2246134. Epub ahead of print.

Mukherjee S, Richardson N, Beresford B. Hospital healthcare experiences of children and young people with life-threatening or life-shortening conditions, and their parents: scoping reviews and resultant conceptual frameworks. BMC Pediatr. 2023 Jul 17;23(1):366. doi: 10.1186/s12887-023-04151-6.

Pabón-Salazar YK, Vela-Prieto CJ, Mera-Urbano GA, García-Perdomo HA, Polanco-Pasaje JE. Advanced breast, cervical and prostate cancer- Patient needs: systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Aug 1:spcare-2023-004186. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2023-004186. Epub ahead of print.

Peeler A, Doran A, Winter-Dean L, Ijaz M, Brittain M, Hansford L, Wyatt K, Sallnow L, Harding R. Public health palliative care interventions that enable communities to support people who are dying and their carers: a scoping review of studies that assess person-centered outcomes. Front Public Health. 2023 Jul 26;11:1180571. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2023.1180571.

Pereira-Céspedes A, Jiménez-Morales A, Palomares-Bayo M, Martínez-Martínez F, Calleja-Hernández MÁ. Medication review with follow-up for end-stage renal disease: Drug-related problems and negative outcomes associated with medication-A systematic review. J Clin Med. 2023 Aug 2;12(15):5080. doi: 10.3390/jcm12155080.

Ramsburg H, Moriarty HJ, MacKenzie Greenle M. End-of-life symptoms in adult patients with stroke in the last two years of life: An integrative review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Aug 24:10499091231197657. doi: 10.1177/10499091231197657. Epub ahead of print.

Rosca A, Karzig-Roduner I, Kasper J, Rogger N, Drewniak D, Krones T. Shared decision making and advance care planning: a systematic literature review and novel decision-making model. BMC Med Ethics. 2023 Aug 14;24(1):64. doi: 10.1186/s12910-023-00944-7.

Sakaguchi T. Cancer-related breathlessness: opioids other than morphine - comprehensive literature review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Jul 19:spcare-2022-004115. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2022-004115. Epub ahead of print.

Salazar J, Bracchiglione J, Savall-Esteve O, Antequera A, Bottaro-Parra D, Gutiérrez-Valencia M, Martínez-Peralta S, Pericay C, Tibau A, Bonfill X; Appropriateness of Systemic Oncological Treatments for Advanced Cancer (ASTAC) Research Group. Treatment with anticancer drugs for advanced pancreatic cancer: a systematic review. BMC Cancer. 2023 Aug 12;23(1):748. doi: 10.1186/s12885-023-11207-4.

Spooner C, Vivat B, White N, Bruun A, Rohde G, Kwek PX, Stone P. What outcomes do studies use to measure the impact of prognostication on people with advanced cancer? Findings from a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies. Palliat Med. 2023 Aug 10:2692163231191148. doi: 10.1177/02692163231191148. Epub ahead of print.

Stella F, Radanovic M, Gallucci-Neto J, Forlenza OV. Electroconvulsive therapy for treating patients with agitation and related behavioral disorders due to dementia: a systematic review. Dement Neuropsychol. 2023 Jul 24;17:e20230007. doi: 10.1590/1980-5764-DN-2023-0007.

Tan F, Li N, Wu Y, Zhang C. Palliative sedation determinants: systematic review and meta-analysis in palliative medicine. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Aug 8:spcare-2022-004085. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2022-004085. Epub ahead of print.

Tomczyk M, Jaques C, Jox RJ. Palliative sedation: ethics in clinical practice guidelines - systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Aug 11:spcare-2023-004266. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2023-004266. Epub ahead of print.

Viani GA, Gouveia AG, Matsuura FK, Neves LVF, Marta GN, Chua MLK, Moraes YF. Assessing the efficacy of palliative radiation treatment schemes for locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: a meta-analysis. Rep Pract Oncol Radiother. 2023 Jun 26;28(2):137-146. doi: 10.5603/RPOR.a2023.0021.

Xia Q, Kularatna M, Virdun C, Button E, Close E, Carter HE. Preferences for palliative and end-of-life care: A systematic review of discrete choice experiments. Value Health. 2023 Aug 3:S1098-3015(23)03071-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2023.07.005. Epub ahead of print.

Zhao DY, Hu SQ, Hu FH, Du W, Tang W, Zhang WQ, Chen HL, Shen WQ. Palliative care for cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic: A narrative synthesis from 36 studies of 16 countries. J Clin Nurs. 2023 Sep;32(17-18):6120-6135. doi: 10.1111/jocn.16742. Epub 2023 May 22.

July 2023

Basile I, Consolo L, Colombo S, Rusconi D, Rampichini F, Lusignani M. Technology to Support Older Adults in Home Palliative Care: A Scoping Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Jul 20:10499091231189502. doi: 10.1177/10499091231189502. Epub ahead of print.

Batista S, Sapeta P. The care process between informal caregivers and patients with palliative care needs at home: Meta-synthesis. Rev Enf Ref. 2023 Jun 20;6(2):1-10. doi: 10.12707/RVI22074

Baxter R, Pusa S, Andersson S, Fromme EK, Paladino J, Sandgren A. Core elements of serious illness conversations: an integrative systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Jun 27:spcare-2023-004163. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2023-004163. Epub ahead of print.

Baykal D, Çömlekçi N. Non-Pharmacologic Approaches to Sleep Problems for Palliative Care Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review. Florence Nightingale J Nurs. 2023 Jun;31(2):131-137. doi: 10.5152/FNJN.2023.23051.

Bowers B, Antunes BCP, Etkind S, Hopkins SA, Winterburn I, Kuhn I, Pollock K, Barclay S. Anticipatory prescribing in community end-of-life care: systematic review and narrative synthesis of the evidence since 2017. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 May 26:spcare-2022-004080. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2022-004080. Epub ahead of print.

Brean SJ, Recoche K, William L, Lakhani A, Zhong Y, Shimoinaba K. Advance care plans for vulnerable and disadvantaged adults: systematic review and narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 Jun 28:spcare-2023-004162. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2023-004162. Epub ahead of print.

Brouwers M, Broekharst DSE, de Boer B, Groen WG, Verbeek H. An overview of innovative living arrangements within long-term care and their characteristics: a scoping review. BMC Geriatr. 2023 Jul 18;23(1):442. doi: 10.1186/s12877-023-04158-9.

Chen HL, Li C, Wang J, Fei Y, Min M, Zhao Y, Shan EF, Yin YH, Liu CY, Li XW. Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Feeding and Eating Disorders in Persons with Dementia: Systematic Review and Evidence Summary. J Alzheimers Dis. 2023;94(1):67-88. doi: 10.3233/JAD-221032.

Chen Y, Qiao C, Zhang X, Li W, Yang H. The Effect of Tele-palliative Care on Patient and Caregiver Outcomes: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Aug;40(8):907-925. doi: 10.1177/10499091221123566. Epub 2022 Sep 14.

Chrastina J, Haroková M. End of Life in Boys and Young Men With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy - The Perspective of Dying Men and Their Families: A Systematic Review and Thematic Synthesis of Qualitative Evidence. Omega (Westport). 2023 Jul 5:302228231186358. doi: 10.1177/00302228231186358. Epub ahead of print.

Collins A, Hui D, Davison SN, Ducharlet K, Murtagh F, Chang YK, Philip J. Referral Criteria to Specialist Palliative Care for People with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Jul 26:S0885-3924(23)00613-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2023.07.013. Epub ahead of print.

Coret M, Martimianakis MA. Conceptualizations of “good death” and their relationship to technology: a scoping review and discourse analysis. Health Sci Rep. 2023; 6:e1374. doi:10.1002/hsr2.1374

Couchman E, Ejegi-Memeh S, Mitchell S, Gardiner C. Rethinking continuity in primary care for people with mesothelioma. Br J Gen Pract. 2023;73(suppl 1):bjgp23X733485. doi: 10.3399/bjgp23X733485

d'Angremont E, Begemann MJH, van Laar T, Sommer IEC. Cholinesterase Inhibitors for Treatment of Psychotic Symptoms in Alzheimer Disease and Parkinson Disease: A Meta-analysis. JAMA Neurol. 2023 Jun 26:e231835. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2023.1835. Epub ahead of print.

Danielson K, Colman H. Supporting Children Through Grief: A Content Analysis of Picturebooks About Death. Early Childhood Educ J. 2023 Jun 27. doi: 10.1007/s10643-023-01529-0.

Edwards M, Holland-Hart D, Mann M, Seddon K, Buckle P, Longo M, Byrne A, Nelson A. Understanding how shared decision-making approaches and patient aids influence patients with advanced cancer when deciding on palliative treatments and care: A realist review. Health Expect. 2023 Jul 13. doi: 10.1111/hex.13822. Epub ahead of print.

Eisma MC, Bernemann K, Aehlig L, Janshen A, Doering BK. Adult attachment and prolonged grief: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Pers Individ Dif. 2023 Nov;214:112315. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2023:112315.

Engel M, Brouwer MA, Jansen N, Leget C, Teunissen SC, Kars MC. The spiritual dimension of parenting a child with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition: A mixed-methods systematic review. Palliat Med. 2023 Jul 17:2692163231186173. doi: 10.1177/02692163231186173. Epub ahead of print.

Fidan C, Ağırbaş İ. The effect of renal replacement therapy on health-related quality of life in end-stage renal disease: a meta-analysis. Clin Exp Nephrol. 2023 Jul 19. doi: 10.1007/s10157-023-02377-3. Epub ahead of print.

Glover L, Dixon C, Kobylecki C, Eccles FJR. Parkinson's and the couple relationship: a qualitative meta-synthesis. Aging Ment Health. 2023 Jun 24:1-10. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2023.2227119. Epub ahead of print.

Gomes AML, de Freitas Melo CF. Total pain in cancer patients: The integrative literature review. Psicol estud. 2023 Jul;28:e5362903 doi: 10.4025/psicolestud.v28i0.53629.

Gomes-Ferraz CA, Rezende G, Fagundes AA, De Carlo MMRDP. Assessment of total pain in people in oncologic palliative care: integrative literature review. Palliat Care Soc Pract. 2022 Sep 22;16:26323524221125244. doi: 10.1177/26323524221125244.

Gómez Pérez C, Sanchez Garcia AB, García Capilla DJ. Bioethical perspective of the limitation of therapeutic effort in adult terminal patients. Systematic review. Enf Global. 2023 Jul 1;22(3):586-619. doi:10.6018/eglobal.554661

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June 2023

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Shakibaei F, Faryabi M, Rafieipour A, Haji-Alizadeh K. A Systematic Review of Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions in Cancer. Int J Body Mind Cult. 2023 Apr 10;9(sp):3-12.

Sikhosana N, Whitehead D, Moxham L, Karacsony S, Namasivayam P, Fernandez R. Voice of persons with a life-limiting illness in conversation with healthcare professionals: systematic review and meta-synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2023 May 17:spcare-2022-003855. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2022-003855. Epub ahead of print.

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Treleaven L, Komesaroff P, La Brooy C, Olver I, Kerridge I, Philip J. A review of the utility of prognostic tools in predicting 6-month mortality in cancer patients, conducted in the context of voluntary assisted dying. Intern Med J. 2023 Apr 8. doi: 10.1111/imj.16081. Epub ahead of print.

Valenzuela PL, Saco-Ledo G, Morales JS, Gallardo-Gómez D, Morales-Palomo F, López-Ortiz S, Rivas-Baeza B, Castillo-García A, Jiménez-Pavón D, Santos-Lozano A, Del Pozo Cruz B, Lucia A. Effects of physical exercise on physical function in older adults in residential care: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Lancet Healthy Longev. 2023 Jun;4(6):e247-e256. doi: 10.1016/S2666-7568(23)00057-0. Epub 2023 May 11.

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Walker W, Efstathiou N, Jones J, Collins P, Jennens H. Family experiences of in-hospital end-of-life care for adults: A systematic review of qualitative evidence. J Clin Nurs. 2023 May;32(9-10):2252-2269. doi: 10.1111/jocn.16268. Epub 2022 Mar 24.

Wang L, Zhang X, Liu X. Prevalence and clinical impact of frailty in COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Pulm Med. 2023 May 12;23(1):164. doi: 10.1186/s12890-023-02454-z.

Wong JQH, Charles JS, Mok HT, Tan TSZ, Amin Z, Ng YPM. Experiences of healthcare personnel with death in the neonatal intensive care unit: a systematic review of qualitative studies. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2023 May 17:fetalneonatal-2023-325566. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2023-325566. Epub ahead of print.

Yazdan R, Corey K, Messer SJ, Kim EH, Roberts KE, Selwyn PA, Weinberger AH. Hospital-Based Interventions to Address Provider Grief: A Narrative Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Mar 9:S0885-3924(23)00401-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2023.03.001. Epub ahead of print.

Ying J, Xiao R, Xu L, Yan M. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) for Opioid-Induced Constipation in Palliative Care: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2023 Apr 19;2023:5383821. doi: 10.1155/2023/5383821.

Zhu N, Yang L, Wang X, Tuo J, Chen L, Deng R, Kwan RYC. Experiences and perspectives of healthcare professionals implementing advance care planning for people suffering from life-limiting illness: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies. BMC Palliat Care. 2023 May 6;22(1):55. doi: 10.1186/s12904-023-01176-7.

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April 2023

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Carrier D, Toulouse É, Rochefort CM. Staff Training Interventions to Prevent or Reduce Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia in Nursing Home Residents: A Mixed Methods Systematic Review. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2023 Apr 19. doi: 10.1159/000530503. Epub ahead of print.

Chang HR, Spencer JC, Ho MH, Kasa AS, Ataiza C, Lambert K, Chang CC. Effectiveness of interventions on feeding difficulties among people with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Australas J Ageing. 2023 Mar 28. doi: 10.1111/ajag.13192. Epub ahead of print.

Crooks J, Flemming K, Shulman C, Hudson B. Opportunities and challenges in involving people with lived experience of inclusion health as co-researchers in palliative and end of life research: a rapid review and thematic synthesis. Res Involv Engagem. 2023 Apr 20;9(1):25. doi: 10.1186/s40900-023-00436-3.

Crooks J, Trotter S; Patient Public Involvement Consortium; Clarke G. How does ethnicity affect presence of advance care planning in care records for individuals with advanced disease? A mixed-methods systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2023 Apr 17;22(1):43. doi: 10.1186/s12904-023-01168-7.

Dhumal T, Siddiqui ZA, Kelley GA, Harper F, Kelly KM. Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of interventions addressing caregiver distress and burden among cancer caregivers. PEC Innov. 2023 Dec;2:100145. doi: 10.1016/j.pecinn.2023.100145.

Dombrecht L, Chambaere K, Beernaert K, Roets E, De Vilder De Keyser M, De Smet G, Roelens K, Cools F. Components of Perinatal Palliative Care: An Integrative Review. Children (Basel). 2023 Mar 1;10(3):482. doi: 10.3390/children10030482.

Frey R, Balmer D. The challenges for health professionals delivering palliative care in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic: An integrative review. Palliat Support Care. 2023 Mar 27:1-13. doi: 10.1017/S1478951523000275. Epub ahead of print.

Garcia ACM, Schneiders M, da Mota KS, da Conceição VM, Kissane DW. Demoralization and spirituality in oncology: an integrative systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2023 Apr 13;31(5):259. doi: 10.1007/s00520-023-07722-6.

Hashemlu L, Esmaeili R, Bahramnezhad F, Rohani C. A systematic review on clinical guidelines of home health care in heart failure patients. BMC Nurs. 2023 Apr 18;22(1):127. doi: 10.1186/s12912-023-01294-w.

Kernick L, Glare P, Hosie A, Chiu A, Kissane DW. Prevalence and management of chronic nonmalignant pain in palliative care populations: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2023 Apr 11:1-7. doi: 10.1017/S1478951523000378. Epub ahead of print.

McLarney M, Johnson T, Bajaj G, Lee D, Zheng J. Cancer Pain and Frailty: A Scoping Review of How Cancer Pain Is Evaluated and Treated in the Frail and Elderly. Rehabil Oncol. 2023 Apr;41(2):69-77. doi: 10.1097/01.REO.0000000000000338.

Mercadante S. Refractory Cancer Pain and Intrathecal Therapy: Critical Review of a Systematic Review. Pain Ther. 2023 Apr 13. doi: 10.1007/s40122-023-00507-z. Epub ahead of print.

Motlagh EG, Bakhshi M, Davoudi N, Ghasemi A, Moonaghi HK. The physical and psychological outcomes of art therapy in pediatric palliative care: A systematic review. J Res Med Sci. 2023 Mar 16;28:13. doi: 10.4103/jrms.jrms_268_22.

O'Kane M, Gormley K, Isaac J. A palliative nursing strategy to enhance communication and support for patients and families in intensive care units. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2023 Apr 2;29(4):154-158. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2023.29.4.154.

Orth J, Flowers D, Betz G, Cagle JG. A systematic review of specialty dementia care units in long-term care settings. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2023 Apr;38(4):e5907. doi: 10.1002/gps.5907.

Rogers-Shepp I, Bhattacharya S, Mennillo HA, Kumar R, Hsieh B, Anandarajah G. Exercise interventions for advanced cancer palliative care patients: A systematic literature review and descriptive evidence synthesis of randomized controlled trials. Palliat Med. 2023 Apr 8:2692163231162888. doi: 10.1177/02692163231162888. Epub ahead of print.

Toohey K, Chapman M, Rushby AM, Urban K, Ingham G, Singh B. The effects of physical exercise in the palliative care phase for people with advanced cancer: a systematic review with meta-analysis. J Cancer Surviv. 2023 Apr;17(2):399-415. doi: 10.1007/s11764-021-01153-0. Epub 2022 Jan 18.

Trucco AP, Backhouse T, Mioshi E, Kishita N. Factors associated with grief in informal carers of people living with Motor Neuron Disease: A mixed methods systematic review. Death Stud. 2023 Mar 30:1-15. doi: 10.1080/07481187.2023.2191351. Epub ahead of print.

Vakkila E, Jehkonen M. Apraxia and dementia severity in Alzheimer's disease: a systematic review. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2023 Feb;45(1):84-103. doi: 10.1080/13803395.2023.2199971. Epub 2023 Apr 11.

Virdun C, Garcia M, Phillips JL, Luckett T. Description of patient reported experience measures (PREMs) for hospitalised patients with palliative care needs and their families, and how these map to noted areas of importance for quality care: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2023 Apr 24:2692163231169319. doi: 10.1177/02692163231169319. Epub ahead of print.

Warnock L, Gates A. Airway clearance techniques compared to no airway clearance techniques for cystic fibrosis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2023 Apr 12;4(4):CD001401. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD001401.pub4.

Weiss CR, Baker C, Gillespie A, Jones J. Ambiguous loss in family caregivers of loved ones with cancer, a synthesis of qualitative studies. J Cancer Surviv. 2023 Apr;17(2):484-498. doi: 10.1007/s11764-022-01286-w. Epub 2022 Nov 18.

Weston EJ, Jefferies D, Stulz V, Glew P, McDermid F. A global exploration of palliative community care literature: An integrative review. J Clin Nurs. 2023 Apr 14. doi: 10.1111/jocn.16707. Epub ahead of print.

Wladkowski SP, Wallace CL, Coccia K, Hyde RC, Hinyard L, Washington KT. Live Discharge of Hospice Patients with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Mar 28:10499091231168401. doi: 10.1177/10499091231168401. Epub ahead of print.

Yıldız M, Terzioğlu C, Ayhan F. Psychosocial interventions aimed at family members caring for patients with cancer in the palliative period: A systematic review. Int J Nurs Knowl. 2023 Mar 31. doi: 10.1111/2047-3095.12423. Epub ahead of print.

Yoong SQ, Wang W, Seah ACW, Kumar N, Gan JON, Schmidt LT, Lin Y, Zhang H. Nursing students' experiences with patient death and palliative and end-of-life care: A systematic review and meta-synthesis. Nurse Educ Pract. 2023 Mar 28;69:103625. doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2023.103625. Epub ahead of print.

Zhang T, Krysinska K, Alisic E, Andriessen K. Grief Instruments in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review. Omega (Westport). 2023 Apr 20:302228231171188. doi: 10.1177/00302228231171188. Epub ahead of print.

March 2023

Antony L, Thelly AS, Mathew JM. Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines for Caregivers of Palliative Care Patients on the Prevention of Pressure Ulcer. Indian J Palliat Care. 2023 Jan-Mar;29(1):75-81. doi: 10.25259/IJPC_99_2022. Epub 2022 Sep 12.

Awunti M, DeRemer DL, Rogers S, Scarton L, Adkins L, Wilkie DJ, Allen JM. A Scoping Review on the Relationship between Race/Ethnicity and the Receipt of Supportive Care Medications during Cancer Treatment: Implications for the Clinical Pharmacist. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2022 Dec;5(12):1284-1296. doi: 10.1002/jac5.1727. Epub 2022 Nov 3.

Bagheri I, Yousefi H, Bahrami M, Shafie D. Quality of Palliative Care Guidelines in Patients with Heart Failure: A Systematic Review of Quality Appraisal using AGREE II Instrument. Indian J Palliat Care. 2023 Jan-Mar;29(1):7-14. doi: 10.25259/IJPC_46_2022. Epub 2022 Aug 23.

Balasundram S, Holm A, Benthien KS, Waldorff FB, Reventlow S, Overbeck G. Increasing the chance of dying at home: roles, tasks and approaches of general practitioners enabling palliative care: a systematic review of qualitative literature. BMC Prim Care. 2023 Mar 23;24(1):77. doi: 10.1186/s12875-023-02038-0.

Becqu YN, van der Wel M, Aktan-Arslan M, van AG, Rietjens DJ, van der Heide A, Witkamp E, Watson M. Supportive interventions for family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review. Psychooncology. 2023 Mar 23. doi: 10.1002/pon.6126. Epub ahead of print.

Covington L, Banerjee M, Pereira A, Price M. Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Professionals Working in End-of-Life Care: A Systematic Review of the Literature. J Palliat Care. 2023 Apr;38(2):225-238. doi: 10.1177/08258597221100330. Epub 2022 May 20.

Daudt HM, Spargo EL. Challenges and Facilitators for Psychosocial Support when Aging and Dying in Place: A Rapid Review of the Literature. Can J Aging. 2023 Mar;42(1):135-153. doi: 10.1017/S071498082200023X. Epub 2022 Jun 28.

Del Nero L, Sheijani AD, De Ceglie A, Bruzzone M, Ceppi M, Filiberti RA, Siersema P, Conio M. A Meta-Analysis of Endoscopic Stenting Versus Surgical Treatment for Malignant Gastric Outlet Obstruction. World J Surg. 2023 Mar 3. doi: 10.1007/s00268-023-06944-3. Epub ahead of print.

Firth AM, Lin CP, Yi DH, Goodrich J, Gaczkowska I, Waite F, Harding R, Murtagh FE, Evans CJ. How is community based 'out-of-hours' care provided to patients with advanced illness near the end of life: A systematic review of care provision. Palliat Med. 2023 Mar;37(3):310-328. doi: 10.1177/02692163231154760.

Gaertner J, Fusi-Schmidhauser T, Stock S, Siemens W, Vennedey V. Effect of opioids for breathlessness in heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Heart. 2023 Mar 6:heartjnl-2022-322074. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2022-322074. Epub ahead of print.

Gage CH, Stander C, Gwyther L, Stassen W. Emergency medical services and palliative care: a scoping review. BMJ Open. 2023 Mar 16;13(3):e071116. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-071116.

Gautama MSN, Damayanti A, Khusnia AF. Impact of Early Palliative Care to Improve Quality of Life of Advanced Cancer Patients: A Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials. Indian J Palliat Care. 2023 Jan-Mar;29(1):28-35. doi: 10.25259/IJPC_153_2022. Epub 2022 Sep 7.

He W, Wang J, Feng Z, Li J, Xie Y. Effects of exercise-based pulmonary rehabilitation on severe/very severe COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ther Adv Respir Dis. 2023 Jan-Dec;17:17534666231162250. doi: 10.1177/17534666231162250.

Jones R, Dale J, MacArtney J. Challenges experienced by general practitioners when providing palliative care in the UK: a systematic qualitative literature review. BJGP Open. 2023 Feb 27:BJGPO.2022.0159. doi: 10.3399/BJGPO.2022.0159. Epub ahead of print.

Kawashima A, Evans CJ. Needs-based triggers for timely referral to palliative care for older adults severely affected by noncancer conditions: a systematic review and narrative synthesis. BMC Palliat Care. 2023 Mar 9;22(1):20. doi: 10.1186/s12904-023-01131-6.

Khizar H, Hu Y, Wu Y, Ali K, Iqbal J, Zulqarnain M, Yang J. Efficacy and Safety of Radiofrequency Ablation Plus Stent Versus Stent-alone Treatments for Malignant Biliary Strictures: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2023 Apr 1;57(4):335-345. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000001810.

Kodagoda Gamage MW, Todorovic M, Moyle W, Pu L. Cultural Influence on Nurses' Pain Observations Related to Dementia: An Integrative Review. Pain Manag Nurs. 2023 Mar 10:S1524-9042(23)00028-0. doi: 10.1016/j.pmn.2023.01.006. Epub ahead of print.

Koekkoek JAF, van der Meer PB, Pace A, Hertler C, Harrison R, Leeper HE, Forst DA, Jalali R, Oliver K, Philip J, Taphoorn MJB, Dirven L, Walbert T. Palliative care and end-of-life care in adults with malignant brain tumors. Neuro Oncol. 2023 Mar 14;25(3):447-456. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/noac216. Erratum in: Neuro Oncol. 2023 Jan 5;25(1):212.

Laabar TD, Saunders C, Auret K, Johnson CE. Socially, Culturally and Spiritually Sensitive Public Health Palliative Care Models in the Lower-income Countries: An Integrative Literature Review. Indian J Palliat Care. 2023 Jan-Mar;29(1):15-27. doi: 10.25259/IJPC_92_2022. Epub 2022 Sep 21.

Lakhani J, Mack C, Kunyk D, Kung J, van Manen M. Considerations for Practice in Supporting Parental Bereavement in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit-a Systematic Review. J Palliat Care. 2023 Feb 27:8258597231158328. doi: 10.1177/08258597231158328. Epub ahead of print.

Lee ARYB, Yau CE, Low CE, Li J, Ho RCM, Ho CSH. Severity and Longitudinal Course of Depression, Anxiety and Post-Traumatic Stress in Paediatric and Young Adult Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Clin Med. 2023 Feb 23;12(5):1784. doi: 10.3390/jcm12051784.

Lelorain S, Gehenne L, Christophe V, Duprez C. The association of physician empathy with cancer patient outcomes: A meta-analysis. Psychooncology. 2023 Jan 24. doi: 10.1002/pon.6108. Epub ahead of print.

Li Z, Beck ER, McIlfatrick S, Hasson F. Chinese Diaspora Communities' Knowledge of and Engagement with Advance Care Planning: A Systematic Integrative Review. J Palliat Care. 2023 Feb 27:8258597231158321. doi: 10.1177/08258597231158321. Epub ahead of print.

Mercadante S. Breakthrough cancer pain in the radiotherapy setting: a systematic and critical review. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2023 Mar;23(3):229-234. doi: 10.1080/14737140.2023.2182773. Epub 2023 Feb 23.

Möhler R, Calo S, Renom A, Renom H, Meyer G. Personally tailored activities for improving psychosocial outcomes for people with dementia in long-term care. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2023 Mar 13;3(3):CD009812. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009812.pub3.

Rabitti E, Cavuto S, Díaz Crescitelli ME, Bassi MC, Ghirotto L. Hospice Patients' End-of-Life Dreams and Visions: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Mar 22:10499091231163571. doi: 10.1177/10499091231163571. Epub ahead of print.

Sakamoto A, Inokuchi R, Iwagami M, Sun Y, Tamiya N. Association between advanced care planning and emergency department visits: A systematic review. Am J Emerg Med. 2023 Mar 13;68:84-91. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2023.03.004. Epub ahead of print.

Sánchez-Cárdenas MA, Vargas-Escobar LM, Correa-Morales JE, Michelsen-Andrade M, González-Salazar L, Muñoz-Olivar C, López Alba JA, León-Delgado MX. Effectiveness of Subcutaneous Administration of Antibiotics to Control Infections in Elder Palliative Patients: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Mar 25:10499091231156866. doi: 10.1177/10499091231156866. Epub ahead of print.

Santos FCD, Snigurska UA, Keenan GM, Lucero RJ, Modave F. Clinical Decision Support Systems for Palliative Care Management: A Scoping Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Mar 16:S0885-3924(23)00423-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2023.03.006. Epub ahead of print.

Shrestha S, Poudel A, Forough AS, Steadman KJ, Nissen LM. A systematic review on methods for developing and validating deprescribing tools for older adults with limited life expectancy. Int J Pharm Pract. 2023 Mar 13;31(1):3-14. doi: 10.1093/ijpp/riac094.

Steindal SA, Nes AAG, Godskesen TE, Holmen H, Winger A, Österlind J, Dihle A, Klarare A. Advantages and Challenges of Using Telehealth for Home-Based Palliative Care: Systematic Mixed Studies Review. J Med Internet Res. 2023 Mar 13;25:e43684. doi: 10.2196/43684.

Taburee W, Dhippayom T, Nagaviroj K, Dilokthornsakul P. Effects of Anticholinergics on Death Rattle: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis. J Palliat Med. 2023 Mar;26(3):431-440. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2022.0386. Epub 2022 Oct 3.

Tanriverdi A, Ozcan Kahraman B, Ergin G, Karadibak D, Savci S. Effect of exercise interventions in adults with cancer receiving palliative care: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Support Care Cancer. 2023 Mar 8;31(4):205. doi: 10.1007/s00520-023-07655-0.

To J, Davis M, Sbrana A, Alderman B, Hui D, Mukhopadhyay S, Bouleuc C, Case AA, Amano K, Crawford GP, de Feo G, Tanco K, Garsed J. MASCC guideline: cannabis for cancer-related pain and risk of harms and adverse events. Support Care Cancer. 2023 Mar 6;31(4):202. doi: 10.1007/s00520-023-07662-1.

Toulouse É, Carrier D, Villemure MP, Roy-Desruisseaux J, Rochefort CM. Accuracy of Observer-Rated Measurement Scales for Depression Assessment in Patients with Major Neurocognitive Disorders Residing in Long-Term Care Centers: A Systematic Review. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2023 Mar 15:1-12. doi: 10.1159/000529396. Epub ahead of print.

Umar Z, Haseeb Ul Rasool M, Ashfaq S, Parikh A, Maqsood HA, Hosna AU, Ghallab M, Ahmed N, Khan J, Sandhu JK, Ariyaratnam J, Trandafirescu T. Malignant Airway Obstruction and the Use of Nd:YAG Laser: A Systematic Review on Its Efficacy and Safety. Cureus. 2023 Jan 31;15(1):e34434. doi: 10.7759/cureus.34434.

Vu E, Steinmann N, Schröder C, Förster R, Aebersold DM, Eychmüller S, Cihoric N, Hertler C, Windisch P, Zwahlen DR. Applications of Machine Learning in Palliative Care: A Systematic Review. Cancers (Basel). 2023 Mar 4;15(5):1596. doi: 10.3390/cancers15051596.

Zhang J, Chan DNS, Liu X, Cai Y, Chen J, Xie M. Effects of self-management interventions for cancer patients with pain: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials. J Clin Nurs. 2023 Mar 16. doi: 10.1111/jocn.16669. Epub ahead of print.

February 2023

Chan LML, Yan OY, Lee JJJ, Lam WWT, Lin CC, Auyeung M, Bloem BR, Kwok JYY. Effects of Palliative Care for Progressive Neurologic Diseases: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2023 Feb;24(2):171-184. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2022.11.001. Epub 2022 Dec 5.

George LS, Epstein RM, Akincigil A, Saraiya B, Trevino KM, Kuziemski A, Pushparaj L, Policano E, Prigerson HG, Godwin K, Duberstein P. Psychological Determinants of Physician Variation in End-of-Life Treatment Intensity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Synthesis. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 Feb 2. doi: 10.1007/s11606-022-08011-4. Epub ahead of print.

Joost K, Washington K, Faurot M, Alexander RL, Craig KW, Tuller ER. Identifying the palliative care needs of patients and families in gynecologic surgical oncology: A scoping review. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2023 Feb 8:1-12. doi: 10.1080/07347332.2023.2174474. Epub ahead of print.

Kirkpatrick AJ, Donesky D, Kitko LA. A Systematic Review of Interprofessional Palliative Care Education Programs. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Feb 1:S0885-3924(23)00051-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2023.01.022. Epub ahead of print.

Pitts J, Geller G, Muller A. Caregiver experiences in administering subcutaneous medications to community palliative care patients: Integrative review. Home Health Care Serv Q. 2023 Feb 1:1-19. doi: 10.1080/01621424.2022.2164539. Epub ahead of print.

Pun J, Chow JCH, Fok L, Cheung KM. Role of patients' family members in end-of-life communication: an integrative review. BMJ Open. 2023 Feb 21;13(2):e067304. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-067304.

Walton L, Courtright K, Demiris G, Gorman EF, Jackson A, Carpenter JG. Telehealth Palliative Care in Nursing Homes: A Scoping Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2023 Mar;24(3):356-367.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2023.01.004. Epub 2023 Feb 6.

Zhang Y, Long W, Wang L, Yang L, Zhong J. Obstacles and Facilitating Factors in Decision-Making of Elderly Patients' Living Will in the Chinese Context-A Literature Review. Risk Manag Healthc Policy. 2022 Nov 23;15:2177-2186. doi: 10.2147/RMHP.S386488.

January 2023

Agustina R, Ispriantari A, Konlan KD, Lin MF. Impact of early palliative care on the quality of life in caregivers of cancer patients: A systematic review. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 2023 Jan 13. doi: 10.1111/wvn.12629. Epub ahead of print.

Baltazar AO, Popejoy L. Health Literacy of Surrogates and Communication Issues in Palliative Care Conversations in Critical Care: An Integrative Review. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2023 Feb 1;25(1):39-44. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000921. Epub 2022 Nov 22.

Barbosa MG, Garcia GT, Sarin LM, Jackowski AP. Efficacy and safety of ketamine for the treatment of depressive symptoms in palliative care: A systematic review. Braz J Psychiatry. 2022 Dec 27. doi: 10.47626/1516-4446-2022-2876. Epub ahead of print.

Barrett L, Fraser L, Noyes J, Taylor J, Hackett J. Understanding parent experiences of end-of-life care for children: A systematic review and qualitative evidence synthesis. Palliat Med. 2023 Feb;37(2):178-202. doi: 10.1177/02692163221144084. Epub 2022 Dec 22.

Battat MMK, Marie M. Rehabilitation interventions for depression symptoms among cancer patients in Palestine: A systematic review. Front Rehabil Sci. 2022 Dec 5;3:978844. doi: 10.3389/fresc.2022.978844.

Blume ED, Kirsch R, Cousino MK, Walter JK, Steiner JM, Miller TA, Machado D, Peyton C, Bacha E, Morell E; American Heart Association Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplantation Committee of the Council on Lifelong Congenital Heart Disease and Heart Health in the Young. Palliative Care Across the Life Span for Children With Heart Disease: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2023 Jan 12:e000114. doi: 10.1161/HCQ.0000000000000114. Epub ahead of print.

Cappucci SP, Smith WS, Schwartzstein R, White DB, Mitchell SL, Fehnel CR. End-Of-Life Care in the Potential Donor after Circulatory Death: A Systematic Review. Neurohospitalist. 2023 Jan;13(1):61-68. doi: 10.1177/19418744221123194. Epub 2022 Oct 9.

Cheng G, Chen C. End-of-Life Needs of Dying Patients and Their Families in Mainland China: A Systematic Review. Omega (Westport). 2023 Feb;86(3):1019-1045. doi: 10.1177/0030222821997340. Epub 2021 Feb 24.

Dehpour T, Koffman J. Assessment of anticipatory grief in informal caregivers of dependants with dementia: a systematic review. Aging Ment Health. 2023 Jan;27(1):110-123. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2022.2032599. Epub 2022 Feb 15.

Dewar S, Mensinga J, Redman-MacLaren M, Johns L. A qualitative interpretive meta-synthesis of social workers’ experience in end-of-life care. J Soc Work (Lond) 2023 Jan;0(0).

Effendy C, Yodang Y, Amalia S, Rochmawati E. Barriers and facilitators in the provision of palliative care in adult intensive care units: a scoping review. Acute Crit Care. 2022 Nov;37(4):516-526. doi: 10.4266/acc.2022.00745. Epub 2022 Oct 18.

Flierman I, Gieteling E, Van Rijn M, Van Grootven B, van Doorne I, Jamaludin FS, Willems DL, Muller M, Buurman BM. Effectiveness of transmural team-based palliative care in prevention of hospitalizations in patients at the end of life: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Palliat Med. 2023 Jan;37(1):75-87. doi: 10.1177/02692163221135616. Epub 2022 Dec 21.

Fu C, Glasdam S, Stjernswärd S, Xu H. A Qualitative Systematic Review About Children's Everyday Lives when a Parent Is Seriously Ill with the Prospect of Imminent Death - Perspectives of Children and Parents. Omega (Westport). 2023 Jan 11:302228221149767. doi: 10.1177/00302228221149767. Epub ahead of print.

Goswami P. Impact of advance care planning and end-of-life conversations on patients with cancer: An integrative review of literature. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2023 Jan;55(1):272-290. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12804. Epub 2022 Aug 10.

Hammer NM, Bidstrup PE, Brok J, Devantier M, Sjøgren P, Schmiegelow K, Larsen A, Kurita GP, Olsen M, Larsen HB. Home-Based Specialized Pediatric Palliative Care: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Jan 5:S0885-3924(22)01047-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2022.12.139. Epub ahead of print.

Hirata M, Kobayashi K. Experiences with the end-of-life decision-making process in children with cancer, their parents, and healthcare professionals: A systematic review and meta-ethnography. J Pediatr Nurs. 2022 Dec 29:S0882-5963(22)00319-0. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2022.12.004. Epub ahead of print.

Järviö T, Nosraty L, Aho AL. Older individuals' perceptions of a good death: A systematic literature review. Death Stud. 2023;47(4):476-489. doi: 10.1080/07481187.2022.2092787. Epub 2022 Jul 1.

Khanmohammadi S, Noroozi A, Yekaninejad MS, Rezaei N. Cryoablation for the Palliation of Painful Bone Metastasis: A Systematic Review. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2023 Jan 11. doi: 10.1007/s00270-022-03356-z. Epub ahead of print.

Kopecky K, Monton O, Rosman L, Johnston F. Palliative interventions for patients with advanced gastric cancer: a systematic review. Chin Clin Oncol. 2022 Dec;11(6):47. doi: 10.21037/cco-22-102.

Kristanti MS, Agastiya IMC, Kurianto E. The Implementation of Palliative Home Care in Southeast Asian Countries: An Integrative Review. Home Health Care Manage Pract. 2023;35(1):48-56. doi: 10.1177/10848223221113858.

Kukimoto Y RN, Maeda K PT, Yasui N RN, Nakamura M OT. Impact of Palliative and End of Life Care Interprofessional Education for Pre-licensure Healthcare Students: An Integrated Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Feb;40(2):202-215. doi: 10.1177/10499091221108344. Epub 2022 Jun 16.

Lee JL, Jeong Y. The Effect of Dignity Therapy on Terminally-Ill Adult Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Iran J Public Health. 2023;52(1):10-22. doi: 10.18502/ijph.v52i1.11661

Moreira D, Azeredo A, Sá Moreira D, Fávero M, Sousa-Gomes V. Why Does Grief Hurt?: A Systematic Review of Grief and Depression in Adults. Eur Psychol. 2022;0:0. Epub 2022 Dec 13.

Nunciaroni AT, Neves IF, Marques CSG, Santos ND, Corrêa VFA, Silva RFA. Palliative Care in Heart Failure: An Integrative Review of Nurse Practice. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2023 Jan;40(1):96-105. doi: 10.1177/10499091221085276. Epub 2022 Apr 13.

Park S, Kim H, Jang MK, Kim H, Raszewski R, Doorenbos AZ. Community-based death preparation and education: A scoping review. Death Stud. 2023;47(2):221-230. doi: 10.1080/07481187.2022.2045524. Epub 2022 Mar 11.

Quah ELY, Chua KZY, Lua JK, Wan DWJ, Chong CS, Lim YX, Krishna L. A Systematic Review of Stakeholder Perspectives of Dignity and Assisted Dying. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Feb;65(2):e123-e136. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2022.10.004. Epub 2022 Oct 14.

Sharafi S, Ziaee A, Dahmardeh H. What are the outcomes of hospice care for cancer patients? A systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2022 Dec 20;31(1):64. doi: 10.1007/s00520-022-07524-2.

Soltani Arabshahi SK, Nikjoo S, Rezapour A, Rashki Kemmak A, Jahangiri R, Farabi H, Husseini Barghazan S. Economic Evaluation of Palliative Care for Patients with Cancer Disease: A Systematic Review. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2022 Nov 23;36:141. doi: 10.47176/mjiri.36.141.

December 2022

Chan LML, Yan OY, Lee JJJ, Lam WWT, Lin CC, Auyeung M, Bloem BR, Kwok JYY. Effects of Palliative Care for Progressive Neurologic Diseases: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2022 Dec 5:S1525-8610(22)00833-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2022.11.001. Epub ahead of print.

Dakka FJ. Nurses Barriers to Evidence-Based Practice in Palliative Care: A Systematic Review. SAGE Open Nurs. 2022 Dec 9;8:23779608221142957. doi: 10.1177/23779608221142957.

Fairbairn L, Schuberth A, Deacon L, Gilkes H, Montgomery V, Bennett MI, Mulvey MR. A systematic review of subcutaneous versus intramuscular or intravenous routes of opioid administration on pain outcomes in cancer and post-surgical clinical populations – challenging current assumptions in palliative care practice. Br J Pain. 2022;0(0). doi:10.1177/20494637221135835

Govind N, Ferguson C, Phillips JL, Hickman L. Palliative care interventions and end of life care as reported by patients' post-stroke and their families: a systematic review. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2022 Nov 29:zvac112. doi: 10.1093/eurjcn/zvac112. Epub ahead of print.

Hasdenteufel M, Quintard B. Psychosocial factors affecting the bereavement experience of relatives of palliative-stage cancer patients: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2022 Nov 30;21(1):212. doi: 10.1186/s12904-022-01096-y.

Lo UC, Musa H, Li J, Gaon J, Hibbs DE, Ong JA. Patient beliefs associated with medication hesitancy in palliative care: A systematic review using the theory of planned behavior. Palliat Support Care. 2022 Dec 12:1-13. doi: 10.1017/S1478951522001547. Epub ahead of print.

Meyer HJ, Wienke A, Zamsheva M, Surov A. Low Skeletal Muscle Mass Predicts Relevant Outcomes in Palliative Urological Oncology: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Urol Int. 2022 Dec 1:1-11. doi: 10.1159/000527277. Epub ahead of print.

Mwase C, Nkhoma K, Allsop MJ. The role of digital health in palliative care for people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review. Digit Health. 2022 Nov 22;8:20552076221133707. doi: 10.1177/20552076221133707.

Narvaez RA, Canaria A, Nifras SR, Listones N, Topacio R, Baua ME. The role of telehealth on quality of life of palliative care patients during the COVID-19 pandemic: an integrative review. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2022 Dec 2;28(12):583-589. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2022.28.12.583.

Rezende G, Gomes-Ferraz CA, Bacon IGFI, De Carlo MMRDP. The importance of a continuum of rehabilitation from diagnosis of advanced cancer to palliative care. Disabil Rehabil. 2022 Nov 20:1-11. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2022.2140456. Epub ahead of print.

Rosa WE, Roberts KE, Braybrook D, Harding R, Godwin K, Mahoney C, Mathew S, Atkinson TM, Banerjee SC, Haviland K, Hughes TL, Walters CB, Parker PA. Palliative and end-of-life care needs, experiences, and preferences of LGBTQ+ individuals with serious illness: A systematic mixed-methods review. Palliat Med. 2022 Dec 7:2692163221124426. doi: 10.1177/02692163221124426. Epub ahead of print.

Tomczyk M, Jaques C, Jox RJ. Clinical Practice Guidelines on Palliative Sedation Around the World: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Care. 2022 Nov 28:8258597221138674. doi: 10.1177/08258597221138674. Epub ahead of print.

Turnbull M, Yu C, Wu XI. Practitioner accounts of end-of-life communication in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Taiwan: A systematic review. Patient Educ Couns. 2023 Jan;106:31-41. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2022.10.007. Epub 2022 Oct 13.

Xu S, Fang Y, Chen H, Sun K, Zhang C, Liu Y. A systematic review of instruments measuring the quality of dying and death in Asian countries. Qual Life Res. 2022 Nov 28. doi: 10.1007/s11136-022-03307-8. Epub ahead of print.

November 2022

Abdelaal M, Avery J, Chow R, Saleem N, Fazelzad R, Mosher P, Hannon B, Zimmermann C, Al-Awamer A. Palliative care for adolescents and young adults with advanced illness: A scoping review. Palliat Med. 2022 Nov 9:2692163221136160. doi: 10.1177/02692163221136160. Epub ahead of print.

Bainbridge D, Bishop V, Myers J, Marshall D, Stajduhar K, Seow H. Effectiveness of Training Programs About a Palliative Care Approach: A Systematic Review of Intervention Trials for Health Care Professionals. J Palliat Med. 2022 Nov 15. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2022.0051. Epub ahead of print.

Bloomer MJ, Ranse K, Adams L, Brooks L, Coventry A. "Time and life is fragile": An integrative review of nurses' experiences after patient death in adult critical care. Aust Crit Care. 2022 Nov 9:S1036-7314(22)00200-4. doi: 10.1016/j.aucc.2022.09.008. Epub ahead of print.

Bowers SP, Chin M, O'Riordan M, Carduff E. The end of life experiences of people living with socio-economic deprivation in the developed world: an integrative review. BMC Palliat Care. 2022 Nov 5;21(1):193. doi: 10.1186/s12904-022-01080-6.

Bryk A, Roberts G, Hudson P, Harms L, Gerdtz M. The concept of holism applied in recent palliative care practice: A scoping review. Palliat Med. 2022 Nov 4:2692163221129999. doi: 10.1177/02692163221129999. Epub ahead of print.

Chen Y, Hou L, Li W, Wang Q, Zhou W, Yang H. Referral criteria to palliative care for patients with Parkinson's disease: a systematic review. Curr Med Res Opin. 2022 Nov 11:1-36. doi: 10.1080/03007995.2022.2146405. Epub ahead of print.

Hicks S, Davidson M, Efstathiou N, Guo P. Effectiveness and cost effectiveness of palliative care interventions in people with chronic heart failure and their caregivers: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2022 Nov 23;21(1):205. doi: 10.1186/s12904-022-01092-2.

Hosokawa M, Ito M, Kyota A, Hirai K, Yamakawa M, Miyashita M. Non-pharmacological interventions for cancer-related fatigue in terminal cancer patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Palliat Med. 2022 Nov 10:apm-22-655. doi: 10.21037/apm-22-655. Epub ahead of print.

Karumathil AA, Tripathi R. Culture and Attitudes Towards Euthanasia: An Integrative Review. Omega (Westport). 2022 Dec;86(2):688-720. doi: 10.1177/0030222820984655. Epub 2020 Dec 30.

Lo JJ, Graves N, Chee JH, Hildon ZJ. A systematic review defining non-beneficial and inappropriate end-of-life treatment in patients with non-cancer diagnoses: theoretical development for multi-stakeholder intervention design in acute care settings. BMC Palliat Care. 2022 Nov 9;21(1):195. doi: 10.1186/s12904-022-01071-7.

Lo TJ, Tan SY, Fong SY, Wong YY, Soh TLG. Benchmarking Medication Error Rates in Palliative Care Services: Not as Simple as It Seems. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2022 Dec;39(12):1484-1490. doi: 10.1177/10499091221083019. Epub 2022 Apr 13.

Louise Forrow H, Lhussier M, Scott J, Atkinson J. Why patients in specialist palliative care in-patient settings are at high risk of falls and falls-related harm: A realist synthesis. Palliat Med. 2022 Nov 2:2692163221127808. doi: 10.1177/02692163221127808. Epub ahead of print.

Low C, Namasivayam P, Barnett T. Co-designing Community Out-of-hours Palliative Care Services: A systematic literature search and review. Palliat Med. 2022 Nov 9:2692163221132089. doi: 10.1177/02692163221132089. Epub ahead of print.

McCann Klug L. The Specialty Chaplain on the Palliative Care Team: A Narrative Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2022 Oct 13:10499091221134021. doi: 10.1177/10499091221134021. Epub ahead of print.

Mascio R, Best M, Lynch S, Phillips J, Jones K. Factors influencing nurse spiritual care practices at the end of life: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2021 Dec 7:1-19. doi: 10.1017/S1478951521001851. Epub ahead of print.

O'Brien J, Dingle M. A dual realist review: Compression for leg swelling at the end of life has potential quality of life benefit. J Adv Nurs. 2022 Dec;78(12):4003-4018. doi: 10.1111/jan.15458. Epub 2022 Oct 13.

Patra L, Ghoshal A, Damani A, Salins N. Cancer palliative care referral: patients' and family caregivers' perspectives - a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2022 Nov 3:spcare-2022-003990. doi: 10.1136/spcare-2022-003990. Epub ahead of print.

Saad R, Abu-Saad Huijer H, Noureddine S, Sailian SD. Pediatric palliative care through the eyes of healthcare professionals, parents and communities: a narrative review. Ann Palliat Med. 2022 Oct;11(10):3292-3314. doi: 10.21037/apm-22-525. Epub 2022 Oct 17.

Sánchez-Cárdenas MA, Iriarte-Aristizábal MF, León-Delgado MX, Rodríguez-Campos LF, Correa-Morales JE, Cañón-Piñeros A, Parra SL. Rural Palliative Care Telemedicine for Advanced Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2022 Nov 4:10499091221130329. doi: 10.1177/10499091221130329. Epub ahead of print. 

Shlobin NA, Sheldon M, Bernstein M. Ethics of Transitioning from Curative Care to Palliative Care: Potential Conflicts of Interest Using the Example of Neurosurgery. World Neurosurg. 2022 Oct 7;168:139-145. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2022.10.003. Epub ahead of print.

Wong AD, Phillips SP. Gender Disparities in End of Life Care: A Scoping Review. J Palliat Care. 2023 Jan;38(1):78-96. doi: 10.1177/08258597221120707. Epub 2022 Aug 22.

Yu J, Soh KL, He L, Wang P, Soh KG, Cao Y. The Experiences and Needs of Hospice Care Nurses Facing Burnout: A Scoping Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2022 Nov 18:10499091221141063. doi: 10.1177/10499091221141063. Epub ahead of print.

October 2022

Alnaeem MM, Bawadi HA. Systematic Review and Meta-Synthesis about Patients with Hematological Malignancy and Palliative Care. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2022 Sep 1;23(9):2881-2890. doi: 10.31557/APJCP.2022.23.9.2881.

Atreya S, Datta SS, Salins N. Views of general practitioners on end-of-life care learning preferences: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2022 Sep 21;21(1):162. doi: 10.1186/s12904-022-01053-9.

Butler C, Wilson P, Abrahamson V, Mikelyte R, Gage H, Williams P, Brigden C, Swash B, Rees-Roberts M, Silsbury G, Goodwin M, Greene K, Wee B, Barclay S. Optimum models of hospice at home services for end-of-life care in England: a realist-informed mixed-methods evaluation. Southampton (UK): National Institute for Health and Care Research; 2022 Aug.

Candy B, Jones L, Vickerstaff V, Larkin PJ, Stone P. Mu-opioid antagonists for opioid-induced bowel dysfunction in people with cancer and people receiving palliative care. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2022 Sep 15;9(9):CD006332. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006332.pub4.

Catlett L. Healthcare needs and assets of gender diverse older adults: A systematic integrative review. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2022 Sep 16. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12810. Epub ahead of print.

Chan S, Wilson DM, Santos Salas A. Examining the value and roles of palliative care nurse practitioners: A scoping review. Prog Palliat Care. 2022 Sep 19. doi: 10.1080/09699260.2022.2120725

Dhaliwal JS, Talip T, Rajam DT, Dhaliwal SKS, Murang ZR, Ming LC, Venkatasalu MR. A systematic review of interventional studies on oral care of palliative patients. Ann Palliat Med. 2022 Sep;11(9):2980-3000. doi: 10.21037/apm-22-215. Epub 2022 Aug 31.

Diggle MFJ, Schutz S, Butcher D. Bereaved Caregivers' Experiences of End of Life Care For People With Advanced Heart Failure: A Narrative Synthesis. Omega (Westport). 2022 Sep 13:302228221124636. doi: 10.1177/00302228221124636. Epub ahead of print.

Fereidouni A, Rassouli M, Kianian T, Elahikhah M, Souri H, Azizi S, Barasteh S. Factors related to good death in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: a systematic review. East Mediterr Health J. 2022 Aug 31;27(8):601-609. doi: 10.26719/emhj.22.069.

Ghazanfari MJ, Karkhah S, Shahroudi P, Mollaei A, Niksolat M, Foolady Azarnaminy A, Emami Zeydi A. A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Attitudes of Iranian Nurses and Related Factors Towards End-Of-Life Care. Omega (Westport). 2022 Oct 18:302228221133496. doi: 10.1177/00302228221133496. Epub ahead of print.

Gomes-Ferraz CA, Rezende G, Fagundes AA, De Carlo MMRDP. Assessment of total pain in people in oncologic palliative care: integrative literature review. Palliat Care Soc Pract. 2022 Sep 22;16:26323524221125244. doi: 10.1177/26323524221125244.

Hewitt J, Alsaba N, May K, Noon HS, Rennie C, Marshall AP. Emergency department and intensive care unit health professionals' knowledge and application of the law that applies to end-of-life decision-making for adults: A scoping review of the literature. Aust Crit Care. 2022 Sep 9:S1036-7314(22)00099-6. doi: 10.1016/j.aucc.2022.08.002. Epub ahead of print.

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