Latest Review list

September 2021

Almeida AR, Santana RF, Brandão MAG. Compromised end-of-life syndrome: Concept development from the condition of adults and older adults in palliative care. Int J Nurs Knowl. 2021 Sep 21. doi: 10.1111/2047-3095.12344. Epub ahead of print.

Amroud MS, Raeissi P, Hashemi SM, Reisi N, Ahmadi SA. Investigating the challenges and barriers of palliative care delivery in Iran and the World: A systematic review study. J Educ Health Promot. 2021 Jul 30;10:246. doi: 10.4103/jehp.jehp_1325_20.

Berg MN, Ngune I, Schofield P, Grech L, Juraskova I, Strasser M, Butt Z, Halkett GKB. Effectiveness of online communication skills training for cancer and palliative care health professionals: A systematic review. Psychooncology. 2021 Sep;30(9):1405-1419. doi: 10.1002/pon.5702. Epub 2021 Apr 28.

Buck D, Tucker S, Roe B, Hughes J, Challis D. Hospital admissions and place of death of residents of care homes receiving specialist healthcare services: A systematic review without meta-analysis. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Sep 17. doi: 10.1111/jan.15043. Epub ahead of print.

Cripe LD, Vater LB, Lilly JA, Larimer A, Hoffmann ML, Frankel RM. Goals of care communication and higher-value care for patients with advanced-stage cancer: A systematic review of the evidence. Patient Educ Couns. 2021 Aug 27:S0738-3991(21)00560-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2021.08.016. Epub ahead of print.

De Lazzari N, Niels T, Tewes M, Götte M. A Systematic Review of the Safety, Feasibility and Benefits of Exercise for Patients with Advanced Cancer. Cancers (Basel). 2021 Sep 6;13(17):4478. doi: 10.3390/cancers13174478.

Edwards D, Anstey S, Coffey M, Gill P, Mann M, Meudell A, Hannigan B. End of life care for people with severe mental illness: Mixed methods systematic review and thematic synthesis (the MENLOC study). Palliat Med. 2021 Sep 3:2692163211037480. doi: 10.1177/02692163211037480. Epub ahead of print.

Fadol AP, Patel A, Shelton V, Krause KJ, Bruera E, Palaskas NL. Palliative care referral criteria and outcomes in cancer and heart failure: a systematic review of literature. Cardiooncology. 2021 Sep 23;7(1):32. doi: 10.1186/s40959-021-00117-8.

Flyum IR, Mahic S, Grov EK, Joranger P. Health-related quality of life in patients with colorectal cancer in the palliative phase: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Palliat Care. 2021 Sep 16;20(1):144. doi: 10.1186/s12904-021-00837-9.

George LS, Matsoukas K, McFarland DC, Bowers JM, Doherty MJ, Kwon YS, Atkinson TM, Kozlov E, Saraiya B, Prigerson HG, Breitbart W. Interventions to Improve Prognostic Understanding in Advanced Stages of Life-Limiting Illness: A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Sep 8:S0885-3924(21)00524-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.09.002. Epub ahead of print.

Hall A, Boulton E, Kunonga P, Spiers G, Beyer F, Bower P, Craig D, Todd C, Hanratty B. Identifying older adults with frailty approaching end-of-life: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2021 Sep 14:2692163211045917. doi: 10.1177/02692163211045917. Epub ahead of print.

Ingle MP, Valdovinos C, Ford KL, Zhou S, Bull S, Gornail S, Zhang X, Moore S, Portz J. Patient Portals to Support Palliative and End-of-Life Care: Scoping Review. J Med Internet Res. 2021 Sep 16;23(9):e28797. doi: 10.2196/28797.

Ito Y, Tsubaki M, Kobayashi M. Families' experiences of grief and bereavement in the emergency department: A scoping review. Jpn J Nurs Sci. 2021 Sep 7:e12451. doi: 10.1111/jjns.12451. Epub ahead of print.

Jones T, Luth EA, Lin SY, Brody AA. Advance Care Planning, Palliative Care, and End-of-life Care Interventions for Racial and Ethnic Underrepresented Groups: A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Sep;62(3):e248-e260. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.04.025. Epub 2021 May 11.

Kukla H, Herrler A, Strupp J, Voltz R. The effects of confronting one's own end of life on older individuals and those with a life-threatening disease: A systematic literature review. Palliat Med. 2021 Sep 6:2692163211042528. doi: 10.1177/02692163211042528. Epub ahead of print.

Leniz J, Yi D, Yorganci E, Williamson LE, Suji T, Cripps R, Higginson IJ, Sleeman KE. Exploring costs, cost components, and associated factors among people with dementia approaching the end of life: A systematic review. Alzheimers Dement (N Y). 2021 Sep 14;7(1):e12198. doi: 10.1002/trc2.12198.

Magan KC, Hirschman KB, Starr LT, Meghani SH. Longitudinal Trajectories and Correlates of Post-Caregiving Depressive Symptoms in Former Caregivers of Persons With Alzheimer's Disease or a Related Dementia. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Sep 3:10499091211042836. doi: 10.1177/10499091211042836. Epub ahead of print.

Martina D, Geerse OP, Lin CP, Kristanti MS, Bramer WM, Mori M, Korfage IJ, van der Heide A, Rietjens JA, van der Rijt CC. Asian patients' perspectives on advance care planning: A mixed-method systematic review and conceptual framework. Palliat Med. 2021 Sep 6:2692163211042530. doi: 10.1177/02692163211042530. Epub ahead of print.

Michaels J, Chen C, Ann Meeker M. Navigating the caregiving abyss: A metasynthesis of how family caregivers manage end-of-life care for older adults at home. Palliat Med. 2021 Sep 3:2692163211042999. doi: 10.1177/02692163211042999. Epub ahead of print.

Miller EM, Porter JE, Barbagallo MS. The experiences of health professionals, patients, and families with truth disclosure when breaking bad news in palliative care: A qualitative meta-synthesis. Palliat Support Care. 2021:1-12. doi:10.1017/S1478951521001243.

Morrissette M. When Practice Becomes Personal: The Death of a Psychiatrist’s Parent. J Loss Trauma. 2021;26(7): 656-65. doi: 10.1080/15325024.2020.1866313

Nagelschmidt K, Leppin N, Seifart C, Rief W, von Blanckenburg P. Systematic mixed-method review of barriers to end-of-life communication in the family context. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 Sep;11(3):253-263. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002219. Epub 2020 Aug 27.

Papavasiliou E, Hoare S, Bowers B, Kelly MP, Barclay S. Out-of-hours services and end-of-life hospital admissions: a complex intervention systematic review and narrative synthesis. Br J Gen Pract. 2021 Jun 25:BJGP.2021.0194. doi: 10.3399/BJGP.2021.0194. Epub ahead of print.

Poveda-Moral S, Falcó-Pegueroles A, Ballesteros-Silva MP, Bosch-Alcaraz A. Barriers to Advance Care Planning Implementation in Health care: An Umbrella Review with Implications for Evidence-Based Practice. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 2021 Oct;18(5):254-263. doi: 10.1111/wvn.12530. Epub 2021 Sep 10.

Purrington J. Psychological Adjustment to Spousal Bereavement in Older Adults: A Systematic Review. Omega (Westport). 2021 Sep 1:302228211043702. doi: 10.1177/00302228211043702. Epub ahead of print.

Rattner M. Increasing our understanding of nonphysical suffering within palliative care: A scoping review. Palliat Support Care. 2021:1-16. doi:10.1017/S1478951521001127.

Sapeta P, Centeno C, Belar A, Arantzamendi M. Adaptation and continuous learning: integrative review of coping strategies of palliative care professionals. Palliat Med. 2021 Sep 23:2692163211047149. doi: 10.1177/02692163211047149. Epub ahead of print.

Shepherd J, Waller A, Sanson-Fisher R, Clark K. Nurses' perceptions, experiences and involvement in the provision of end-of-life care in acute hospitals: A mapping review of research output, quality and effectiveness. Int J Nurs Stud. 2021 Oct;122:104007. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2021.104007. Epub 2021 Jun 25.

Sutar R, Chaudhary P, Yadav V. Prevalence of collusion in cancer communications: A meta-analysis. Psychooncology. 2021 Sep 25. doi: 10.1002/pon.5824. Epub ahead of print.

Vig PS, Lim JY, Lee RWL, Huang H, Tan XH, Lim WQ, Lim MBXY, Lee ASI, Chiam M, Lim C, Baral VR, Krishna LKR. Parental bereavement - impact of death of neonates and children under 12 years on personhood of parents: a systematic scoping review. BMC Palliat Care. 2021 Sep 4;20(1):136. doi: 10.1186/s12904-021-00831-1.

Vranas KC, Plinke W, Bourne D, Kansagara D, Lee RY, Kross EK, Slatore CG, Sullivan DR. The influence of POLST on treatment intensity at the end of life: A systematic review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 Sep 22. doi: 10.1111/jgs.17447. Epub ahead of print.

Xiao J, Brenneis C, Ibrahim N, Bryan A, Fassbender K. Definitions of Palliative Care Terms: A Consensus-Oriented Decision-Making Process. J Palliat Med. 2021 Sep;24(9):1342-1350. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0679. Epub 2021 Feb 18.

August 2021

Agar MR, Siddiqi N, Hosie A, Boland JW, Johnson MJ, Featherstone I, Lawlor PG, Bush SH, Page V, Amgarth-Duff I, Garcia M, Disalvo D, Rose L; Del-COrS Group. Outcomes and measures of delirium interventional studies in palliative care to inform a core outcome set: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2021 Aug 27:2692163211040186. doi: 10.1177/02692163211040186. Epub ahead of print.

Balante J, van den Broek D, White K. Mixed-methods systematic review: Cultural attitudes, beliefs and practices of internationally educated nurses towards end-of-life care in the context of cancer. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Sep;77(9):3618-3629. doi: 10.1111/jan.14814. Epub 2021 Feb 21.

Battista V, Baker DJ, Trimarchi T, Sabri B, Wright R, D'Aoust RF. Advance Directives for Adolescents and Young Adults Living With Neuromuscular Disease: An Integrative Review of the Literature. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2021 Oct 1;23(5):492-498. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000786.

Boje J, Madsen JK, Finderup J. Palliative care needs experienced by Danish patients with end-stage kidney disease. J Ren Care. 2021 Sep;47(3):169-183. doi: 10.1111/jorc.12347. Epub 2020 Aug 31.

Borders JR, Letvak S, Amirehsani KA, Ross R, Phifer N. Opioid epidemic and prescribing in hospice and palliative care: a review of the literature. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2021 Jul 2;27(5):255-261. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2021.27.5.255.

Chatland LE, Harvey C, Kelly K, Paradine S, Bhagat M, Hudson BF. Research participation in palliative medicine-benefits and barriers for patients and families: rapid review and thematic synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 Aug 17:bmjspcare-2021-003093. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-003093. Epub ahead of print.

Chong PH, Yeo ZZ. Parenteral Lidocaine for Complex Cancer Pain in the Home or Inpatient Hospice Setting: A Review and Synthesis of the Evidence. J Palliat Med. 2021 Aug;24(8):1154-1160. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0622. Epub 2020 Dec 22.

Dittborn M, Turrillas P, Maddocks M, Leniz J. Attitudes and preferences towards palliative and end of life care in patients with advanced illness and their family caregivers in Latin America: A mixed studies systematic review. Palliat Med. 2021 Aug 2:2692163211029514. doi: 10.1177/02692163211029514. Epub ahead of print.

Galazzi A, Adamini I, Bazzano G, Cancelli L, Fridh I, Laquintana D, Lusignani M, Rasero L. Intensive care unit diaries to help bereaved family members in their grieving process: a systematic review. Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2021 Aug 6:103121. doi: 10.1016/j.iccn.2021.103121. Epub ahead of print.

Genuis SK, Luth W, Campbell S, Bubela T, Johnston WS. Communication About End of Life for Patients Living With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Scoping Review of the Empirical Evidence. Front Neurol. 2021 Aug 4;12:683197. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2021.683197.

Gonzalez-Jaramillo V, Fuhrer V, Gonzalez-Jaramillo N, Kopp-Heim D, Eychmüller S, Maessen M. Impact of home-based palliative care on health care costs and hospital use: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2021 Aug;19(4):474-487. doi: 10.1017/S1478951520001315.

Houlihan MCK, Mayahara M, Swanson B, Fogg L. A review of clinical trials of advance care planning interventions adapted for limited health literacy. Palliat Support Care. 2021 Aug 27:1-7. doi: 10.1017/S1478951521001152. Epub ahead of print.

Li Y, Ma J, Lu G, Dou Z, Knaggs R, Xia J, Zhao S, Dong S, Yang L. Hydromorphone for cancer pain. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2021 Aug 5;8(8):CD011108. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011108.pub3.

Lin SC, Huang MC, Yasmara D, Wuu HL. Impact of palliative care on end-of-life care and place of death in children, adolescents, and young adults with life-limiting conditions: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2021 Aug;19(4):488-500. doi: 10.1017/S1478951520001455.

Liu VL, Lin SC, Harding R. Conceptual Models and Mechanisms of Action that Underpin End-of-Life Care Interventions to Improve Spiritual Well-Being. J Palliat Med. 2021 Aug 25. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2021.0223. Epub ahead of print.

Miller EM, Porter JE, Barbagallo MS. The Physical Hospital Environment and Its Effects on Palliative Patients and Their Families: A Qualitative Meta-Synthesis. HERD. 2021 Aug 6:19375867211032931. doi: 10.1177/19375867211032931. Epub ahead of print.

Novaes LMS, Paiva EMDC, O'Mahony A, Garcia ACM. Roleplay as an Educational Strategy in Palliative Care: A Systematic Integrative Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Aug 5:10499091211036703. doi: 10.1177/10499091211036703. Epub ahead of print.

Oakley S, Dunbar H, de Vries K. Parent-led strategies supporting personal well-being when caring for a child with a life-limiting condition: A scoping review. J Child Health Care. 2021 Aug 9:13674935211026122. doi: 10.1177/13674935211026122. Epub ahead of print.

Pruskowski JA, Patel R, Nguyen K, Scolese C, Klein-Fedyshin M, Brazeau G. A Systematic Review of Palliative Care Content in the Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum. Am J Pharm Educ. 2021 Jun;85(6):8468. doi: 10.5688/ajpe8468. Epub 2021 Feb 24.

Rimmer B, Crowe L, Todd A, Sharp L. Assessing unmet needs in advanced cancer patients: a systematic review of the development, content, and quality of available instruments. J Cancer Surviv. 2021 Aug 6. doi: 10.1007/s11764-021-01088-6. Epub ahead of print.

Senderovich H, Waicus S. Is there a role for phenobarbital in palliative care: A systematic review. Palliat Med Pract. 2021;15(2):163-171. doi: 10.5603/PMPI.2021.0011

Sharif Nia H, Lehto RH, Pahlevan Sharif S, Mashrouteh M, Goudarzian AH, Rahmatpour P, Torkmandi H, Yaghoobzadeh A. A Cross-Cultural Evaluation of the Construct Validity of Templer's Death Anxiety Scale: A Systematic Review. Omega (Westport). 2021 Sep;83(4):760-776. doi: 10.1177/0030222819865407. Epub 2019 Jul 31.

St Louis JR, Pesut B, Zhao R. Best practices for educating NICU nurses about palliative care: A rapid review. J Neonatal Nurs. 2021; doi: 10.1016/j.jnn.2021.08.007. Forthcoming 2021.

Tark A, Song J, Parajuli J, Chae S, Stone PW. Are We Getting What We Really Want? A Systematic Review of Concordance Between Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Documentation and Subsequent Care Delivered at End-of-Life. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Sep;38(9):1142-1158. doi: 10.1177/1049909120976319. Epub 2020 Nov 28.

Terjung T, Stiel S, Schneider N, Herbst FA. Status, demand and practice models of palliative day-care clinics and day hospices: a scoping review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 Jul 26:bmjspcare-2021-003171. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-003171. Epub ahead of print.

Vedder A, Boerner K, Stokes JE, Schut HAW, Boelen PA, Stroebe MS. A systematic review of loneliness in bereavement: Current research and future directions. Curr Opin Psychol. 2021 Jun 19;43:48-64. doi: 10.1016/j.copsyc.2021.06.003. Epub ahead of print.

Williamson LE, Evans CJ, Cripps RL, Leniz J, Yorganci E, Sleeman KE. Factors Associated With Emergency Department Visits by People With Dementia Near the End of Life: A Systematic Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2021 Jul 14:S1525-8610(21)00570-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2021.06.012. Epub ahead of print.

Yorganci E, Sampson EL, Gillam J, Aworinde J, Leniz J, Williamson LE, Cripps RL, Stewart R, Sleeman KE. Quality indicators for dementia and older people nearing the end of life: A systematic review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 Jul 31. doi: 10.1111/jgs.17387. Epub ahead of print.

Zhang X, Jeong SY, Chan S. Advance care planning for older people in mainland China: An integrative literature review. Int J Older People Nurs. 2021 Jul 21:e12409. doi: 10.1111/opn.12409. Epub ahead of print.

Zheng R, Guo Q, Chen Z, Zeng Y. Dignity therapy, psycho-spiritual well-being and quality of life in the terminally ill: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 Aug 5:bmjspcare-2021-003180. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-003180. Epub ahead of print.

July 2021

Bravo-Soto GA, Brañes R, Peña J, Nervi B. Palliative chemotherapy for advanced gallbladder cancer. Medwave. 2021 Apr 9;21(3):e8045. Spanish, English. doi: 10.5867/medwave.2021.03.8046.

Baqeas MH, Davis J, Copnell B. Compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction among palliative care health providers: a scoping review. BMC Palliat Care. 2021 Jun 23;20(1):88. doi: 10.1186/s12904-021-00784-5.

Bennett FB, Hadidi NN, O'Conner-Von SK. End-Of-Life Care Communication in Long-Term Care Among Nurses, Residents, and Families: A Critical Review of Qualitative Research. J Gerontol Nurs. 2021 Jul;47(7):43-49. doi: 10.3928/00989134-20210604-03. Epub 2021 Jul 1.

Clabburn O, Knighting K, Jack BA, O'Brien MR. Continuing Bonds With Children and Bereaved Young People: A Narrative Review. Omega (Westport). 2021 Aug;83(3):371-389. doi: 10.1177/0030222819853195. Epub 2019 Jun 5.

Dakessian Sailian S, Salifu Y, Saad R, Preston N. Dignity of patients with palliative needs in the Middle East: an integrative review. BMC Palliat Care. 2021 Jul 16;20(1):112. doi: 10.1186/s12904-021-00791-6.

Das D, Ali M, Hussain IA, Ingram JTN, Johnstone RS, Lopes JJ, Wadee T, Chakraborty N. What do we know about patients' perspectives and expectations relating to palliative and end-of-life care in advanced liver disease? A systematic review of qualitative literature using ENTREQ guidelines. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 Jul 7:bmjspcare-2021-003057. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-003057. Epub ahead of print.

De Stefano R, Muscatello MRA, Bruno A, Cedro C, Mento C, Zoccali RA, Pandolfo G. Complicated grief: A systematic review of the last 20 years. Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2021 Aug;67(5):492-499. doi: 10.1177/0020764020960202. Epub 2020 Sep 24.

Hartley J, Bluebond-Langner M, Candy B, Downie J, Henderson EM. The Physical Health of Caregivers of Children With Life-Limiting Conditions: A Systematic Review. Pediatrics. 2021 Jun 21:e2020014423. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-014423. Epub ahead of print.

Huang H, Toh RQE, Chiang CLL, Thenpandiyan AA, Vig PS, Lee RWL, Chiam M, Lee ASI, Baral VR, Krishna LKR. Title: Impact of Dying Neonates on Doctors' and Nurses' Personhood: A Systematic Scoping Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Jul 13:S0885-3924(21)00425-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.07.002. Epub ahead of print.

Jones K, Methley A, Boyle G, Garcia R, Vseteckova J. A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Managing Grief Experienced by Bereaved Spouses or Partners of Adults Who Had Received Palliative Care. Illn Crisis Loss. 2021 Jun 18. doi: 10.1177/10541373211000175

Kelly EP, Myers B, Henderson B, Sprik P, White KB, Pawlik TM. The Influence of Patient and Provider Religious and Spiritual Beliefs on Treatment Decision Making in the Cancer Care Context. Med Decis Making. 2021 Jul 1:272989X211022246. doi: 10.1177/0272989X211022246. Epub ahead of print.

Kim S, Lee K, Kim C, Choi J, Kim S. How Do We Start Palliative Care for Patients With End-Stage Liver Disease? Gastroenterol Nurs. 2021 Jul 13. doi: 10.1097/SGA.0000000000000611. Epub ahead of print.

Kühne F, Hermann M, Preisler M, Rohrmoser A, Letsch A, Goerling U. Prognostic Awareness in Advanced Disease: A Review Update and Concept Analysis. Front Psychol. 2021 Jun 24;12:629050. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.629050.

Kustanti CY, Chu H, Kang XL, Liu D, Pien LC, Jen HJ, Shen SH, Chen JH, Chou KR. Evaluation of the performance of instruments to diagnose grief disorders: A diagnostic meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2021 Aug;120:103972. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2021.103972. Epub 2021 May 7.

Lee JZJ, Chen HC, Lee JX, Klainin-Yobas P. Effects of psychosocial interventions on psychological outcomes among caregivers of advanced cancer patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Support Care Cancer. 2021 Jul 8. doi: 10.1007/s00520-021-06102-2. Epub ahead of print.

Leeper H, Cooper D, Armstrong T. Palliative Care Intervention Trials for Adults Living With Progressive Central Nervous System Diseases and Their Caregivers: A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Jun 18:S0885-3924(21)00386-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.06.010. Epub ahead of print.

Lin Y, Long-Sutehall T, Myall M. Transferring home to die from critical care units: A scoping review of international practices. J Crit Care. 2021 Jul 5;65:205-215. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2021.06.012. Epub ahead of print.

Loofs TS, Haubrick K. End-of-Life Nutrition Considerations: Attitudes, Beliefs, and Outcomes. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Aug;38(8):1028-1041. doi: 10.1177/1049909120960124. Epub 2020 Sep 18.

Mayland CR, Powell RA, Clarke GC, Ebenso B, Allsop MJ. Bereavement care for ethnic minority communities: A systematic review of access to, models of, outcomes from, and satisfaction with, service provision. PLoS One. 2021 Jun 30;16(6):e0252188. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0252188.

Moran S, Bailey M, Doody O. An integrative review to identify how nurses practicing in inpatient specialist palliative care units uphold the values of nursing. BMC Palliat Care. 2021 Jul 16;20(1):111. doi: 10.1186/s12904-021-00810-6.

Park EJ, Jo M, Park M, Kang SJ. Advance care planning for older adults in community-based settings: An umbrella review. Int J Older People Nurs. 2021 Jul 3:e12397. doi: 10.1111/opn.12397. Epub ahead of print.

Qian J, Sun S, Wu M, Liu L, Yaping S, Yu X. Preparing nurses and midwives to provide perinatal bereavement care: A systematic scoping review. Nurse Educ Today. 2021 Aug;103:104962. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2021.104962. Epub 2021 May 18.

Rodríguez-Prat A, Wilson DM, Agulles R. Autonomy and control in the wish to die in terminally ill patients: A systematic integrative review. Palliat Support Care. 2021 Jul 7:1-8. doi: 10.1017/S1478951521000985. Epub ahead of print.

Schuster-Wallace CJ, Nouvet E, Rigby I, Krishnaraj G, de Laat S, Schwartz L, Hunt M. Culturally sensitive palliative care in humanitarian action: Lessons from a critical interpretive synthesis of culture in palliative care literature. Palliat Support Care. 2021 Jun 29:1-11. doi: 10.1017/S1478951521000894. Epub ahead of print.

Tark A, Song J, Parajuli J, Chae S, Stone PW. Are We Getting What We Really Want? A Systematic Review of Concordance Between Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Documentation and Subsequent Care Delivered at End-of-Life. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Sep;38(9):1142-1158. doi: 10.1177/1049909120976319. Epub 2020 Nov 28.

Wilson DM, Underwood L, Errasti-Ibarrondo B. A scoping research literature review to map the evidence on grief triggers. Soc Sci Med. 2021 Aug;282:114109. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114109. Epub 2021 Jun 5.

Zheng Y, Cotton AC, He L, Wuest LG. Spirituality-Integrated Interventions for Caregivers of Patients with Terminal Illness: A Systematic Review of Quantitative Outcomes. J Relig Health. 2021 Aug;60(4):2939-2959. doi: 10.1007/s10943-021-01221-w. Epub 2021 Mar 8.

June 2021

Archer S, Cheung NHY, Williams I, Darzi A. The impact of digital health interventions on the psychological outcomes of patients and families receiving paediatric palliative care: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Palliat Med. 2021 Jun 23:2692163211026523. doi: 10.1177/02692163211026523. Epub ahead of print.

Beltran SJ, Hamel MN. Caring for Dying Infants: A Systematic Review of Healthcare Providers' Perspectives of Neonatal Palliative Care. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Aug;38(8):1013-1027. doi: 10.1177/1049909120965949. Epub 2020 Oct 15.

Browne B, Kupeli N, Moore KJ, Sampson EL, Davies N. Defining end of life in dementia: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2021 Jun 17:2692163211025457. doi: 10.1177/02692163211025457. Epub ahead of print.

Carrasco AJP, Volberg C, Pedrosa DJ, Berthold D. Patient Safety in Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Text Mining Approach and Systematic Review of Definitions. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Aug;38(8):1004-1012. doi: 10.1177/1049909120971825. Epub 2020 Dec 3.

Cooper A, Dains JE. Advanced Care Planning and End-of-life Outcomes in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Aug;38(8):995-1003. doi: 10.1177/1049909120971566. Epub 2020 Nov 9.

Cowey E, Schichtel M, Cheyne JD, Tweedie L, Lehman R, Melifonwu R, Mead GE. Palliative care after stroke: A review. Int J Stroke. 2021 May 17:17474930211016603. doi: 10.1177/17474930211016603. Epub ahead of print.

Cuevas PE, Davidson P, Mejilla J, Rodney T. Dignity Therapy for End-of-Life Care Patients: A Literature Review. J Patient Exp. 2021 Feb 25;8:2374373521996951. doi: 10.1177/2374373521996951.

Damarell RA, Morgan DD, Tieman JJ, Healey DF. Multimorbidity through the lens of life-limiting illness: how helpful are Australian clinical practice guidelines to its management in primary care? Aust J Prim Health. 2021 Jan 19. doi: 10.1071/PY20164. Epub ahead of print.

Desideri I, Becherini C, Belgioia L, Merlotti A, Ciccone LP, Franzese C, Loi M, De Felice F, Mazzola R, Caini S, Livi L, Bonomo P. Palliative radiotherapy in older adults with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: A systematic review. Oral Oncol. 2021 May 24;119:105355. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2021.105355. Epub ahead of print.

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Pérez-Eizaguirre M, Vergara-Moragues E. Music Therapy Interventions in Palliative Care: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Care. 2021 Jul;36(3):194-205. doi: 10.1177/0825859720957803. Epub 2020 Sep 15.

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Setubal MS, Bolibio R, Jesus RC, Benute GG, Gibelli MA, Bertolassi N, Barbosa T, Gomes A, Figueiredo F, Ferreira R, Francisco R, Stein Bernardes L. A systematic review of instruments measuring grief after perinatal loss and factors associated with grief reactions. Palliat Support Care. 2021 Apr;19(2):246-256. doi: 10.1017/S1478951520000826.

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Wallin V, Omerov P, Mattsson E, Klarare A. Experiences of food and mealtime from the perspective of patients with chronic life-limiting disease: A mixed-method systematic review. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Jun 16. doi: 10.1111/jan.14927. Epub ahead of print.

Wenzel F, Pralong A, Holtick U, Scheid C, Herling M, Simon ST. Burden and Needs of Patients with Severe GvHD from the Supportive and Palliative Care Perspective-A Literature Review. Cancers (Basel). 2021 May 30;13(11):2697. doi: 10.3390/cancers13112697.

Willemsen AM, Mason S, Zhang S, Elsner F. Status of palliative care education in Mainland China: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2021 Apr;19(2):235-245. doi: 10.1017/S1478951520000814.

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Yemoh V, Olayemi LO, Abraham JA. Preferences of quality delivery of palliative care among cancer patients in low- and middle-income countries: A review. Palliat Support Care. 2021 May 6:1-8. doi: 10.1017/S1478951521000456. Epub ahead of print.

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May 2021

Cerulus M, Bossuyt I, Vanderhaeghen B. An integrative literature review of the implementation of advance care planning in hospital settings. J Clin Nurs. 2021 May 19. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15835. Epub ahead of print.

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Ikander T, Raunkiær M, Hansen O, Dieperink KB. Nurses' involvement in end-of-life discussions with incurable cancer patients and family caregivers: An integrative review. Palliat Support Care. 2021 May 6:1-12. doi: 10.1017/S1478951521000596. Epub ahead of print.

James R, Flemming K, Hodson M, Oxley T. Palliative care for homeless and vulnerably housed people: scoping review and thematic synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 May 3:bmjspcare-2021-003020. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-003020. Epub ahead of print.

Kastelijn JB, van der Loos MA, Welsing PM, Dhondt E, Koopman M, Moons LM, Vleggaar FP. Clinical outcomes of biliary drainage of malignant biliary obstruction due to colorectal cancer metastases: A systematic review. Eur J Intern Med. 2021 Apr 27:S0953-6205(21)00104-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2021.03.032. Epub ahead of print.

Li J, Lowres N, Koo FK, Gallagher R. A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative literature on health professionals' experiences communicating with Chinese immigrants. Int J Nurs Pract. 2021 May 19:e12960. doi: 10.1111/ijn.12960. Epub ahead of print.

Majid U, Akande A. Managing Anticipatory Grief in Family and Partners: A Systematic Review and Qualitative Meta-Synthesis. The Family Journal. 2021 April. doi:10.1177/10664807211000715

Mantziari S, Teixeira Farinha H, Bouygues V, Vignal JC, Deswysen Y, Demartines N, Schäfer M, Piessen G. Esophageal Cancer in Elderly Patients, Current Treatment Options and Outcomes; A Systematic Review and Pooled Analysis. Cancers (Basel). 2021 Apr 27;13(9):2104. doi: 10.3390/cancers13092104.

Moss SJ, Wollny K, Poulin TG, Cook DJ, Stelfox HT, Ordons ARD, Fiest KM. Bereavement interventions to support informal caregivers in the intensive care unit: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2021 May 12;20(1):66. doi: 10.1186/s12904-021-00763-w.

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Perrone AM, Ravegnini G, Miglietta S, Argnani L, Ferioli M, De Crescenzo E, Tesei M, Di Stanislao M, Girolimetti G, Gasparre G, Porcelli AM, De Terlizzi F, Zamagni C, Morganti AG, De Iaco P. Electrochemotherapy in Vulvar Cancer and Cisplatin Combined with Electroporation. Systematic Review and In Vitro Studies. Cancers (Basel). 2021 Apr 21;13(9):1993. doi: 10.3390/cancers13091993.

Pobar I, Job M, Holt T, Hargrave C, Hickey B. Prognostic tools for survival prediction in advanced cancer patients: A systematic review. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2021 May 10. doi: 10.1111/1754-9485.13185. Epub ahead of print.

Rezaei Haddad A, Hayley J, Mostofi A, Brown M, Pereira E. Stereotactic Radiofrequency Thalamotomy for Cancer Pain: A Systematic Review. World Neurosurg. 2021 Apr 24:S1878-8750(21)00616-1. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.04.075. Epub ahead of print.

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Shih DYA, Lu PQ. Decision Making of Artificial Nutrition and Hydration for cancer patients at terminal stage- A systematic review of the views from patients, families and healthcare professionals. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Apr 29:S0885-3924(21)00313-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.04.013. Epub ahead of print.

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April 2021

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Damarell RA, Morgan DD, Tieman JJ, Healey D. Bolstering General Practitioner Palliative Care: A Critical Review of Support Provided by Australian Guidelines for Life-Limiting Chronic Conditions. Healthcare (Basel). 2020 Dec 11;8(4):553. doi: 10.3390/healthcare8040553.

Donkor A, Luckett T, Aranda S, Vanderpuye V, Phillips JL. Development of the 'REadiness SElf-assessment (RESEA) guide' to assist low and middle-income countries with establishing safe and sustainable radiotherapy services: a pragmatic sequential mixed qualitative methods project. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Mar 23;21(1):268. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06274-x.

Drageset S, Austrheim G, Ellingsen S. Quality of life of women living with metastatic breast cancer and receiving palliative care: A systematic review. Health Care Women Int. 2021 Apr 2:1-22. doi: 10.1080/07399332.2021.1876063. Epub ahead of print.

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Grijó L, Tojal C, Rego F. Effects of dignity therapy on palliative patients' family members: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2021 Apr 5:1-10. doi: 10.1017/S147895152100033X. Epub ahead of print.

Harrison M, Gardiner C, Taylor B, Ejegi-Memeh S, Darlison L. Understanding the palliative care needs and experiences of people with mesothelioma and their family carers: An integrative systematic review. Palliat Med. 2021 Apr 8:2692163211007379. doi: 10.1177/02692163211007379. Epub ahead of print.

Iragorri N, de Oliveira C, Fitzgerald N, Essue B. The Out-of-Pocket Cost Burden of Cancer Care-A Systematic Literature Review. Curr Oncol. 2021 Mar 15;28(2):1216-1248. doi: 10.3390/curroncol28020117.

Li WW, Chhabra J, Singh S. Palliative care education and its effectiveness: a systematic review. Public Health. 2021 Apr 16;194:96-108. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2021.02.033. Epub ahead of print.

Liu L, Zhao YY, Yang C, Chan HY. Gamification for promoting advance care planning: A mixed-method systematic review and meta-analysis. Palliat Med. 2021 Mar 29:2692163211005343. doi: 10.1177/02692163211005343. Epub ahead of print.

Maqsood MH, Khan MS, Warraich HJ. Association of Palliative Care Intervention With Health Care Use, Symptom Burden and Advance Care Planning in Adults With Heart Failure and Other Noncancer Chronic Illness. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Feb 22:S0885-3924(21)00206-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.02.017. Epub ahead of print.

McAnee G, Norwood K, Rosato M, Leavey G. Assessment of pain in people living with dementia at the end of life: a systematic review. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2021 Apr 2;27(2):72-85. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2021.27.2.72.

McBain C, Lawrie TA, Rogozińska E, Kernohan A, Robinson T, Jefferies S. Treatment options for progression or recurrence of glioblastoma: a network meta‐analysis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2021 Jan 05;1:CD013579. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD013579.pub2

McCauley R, McQuillan R, Ryan K, Foley G. Mutual support between patients and family caregivers in palliative care: A systematic review and narrative synthesis. Palliat Med. 2021 Apr 2:269216321999962. doi: 10.1177/0269216321999962. Epub ahead of print.

Mole SE, Schulz A, Badoe E, Berkovic SF, de Los Reyes EC, Dulz S, Gissen P, Guelbert N, Lourenco CM, Mason HL, Mink JW, Murphy N, Nickel M, Olaya JE, Scarpa M, Scheffer IE, Simonati A, Specchio N, Von Löbbecke I, Wang RY, Williams RE. Guidelines on the diagnosis, clinical assessments, treatment and management for CLN2 disease patients. Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2021 Apr 21;16(1):185. doi: 10.1186/s13023-021-01813-5.

Petreca VG. Death and Dying in Prison: An Integrative Review of the Literature. J Forensic Nurs. 2021 Apr 8. doi: 10.1097/JFN.0000000000000318. Epub ahead of print.

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March 2021

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Arantzamendi M, Belar A, Payne S, Rijpstra M, Preston N, Menten J, Van der Elst M, Radbruch L, Hasselaar J, Centeno C. Clinical aspects of palliative sedation in prospective studies. A systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Apr;61(4):831-844.e10. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.09.022. Epub 2020 Sep 19.

Brokaar EJ, van den Bos F, Visser LE, Portielje JEA. Deprescribing in Older Adults With Cancer and Limited Life Expectancy: An Integrative Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Mar 19:10499091211003078. doi: 10.1177/10499091211003078. Epub ahead of print.

Cheng G, Chen C. End-of-Life Needs of Dying Patients and Their Families in Mainland China: A Systematic Review. Omega (Westport). 2021 Feb 24:30222821997340. doi: 10.1177/0030222821997340. Epub ahead of print.

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Coleman H, Walshe C. What are the emotional experiences of being a volunteer in palliative and end-of-life care settings? A systematic review and thematic synthesis. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Feb 26:S0885-3924(21)00216-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.02.025. Epub ahead of print.

Connolly T, Coats H, DeSanto K, Jones J. The experience of uncertainty for patients, families and healthcare providers in post-stroke palliative and end-of-life care: a qualitative meta-synthesis. Age Ageing. 2021 Feb 26;50(2):534-545. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afaa229.

Dai L, Liu Y, Ji G, Xu Y. Acupuncture and Derived Therapies for Pain in Palliative Cancer Management: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Based on Single-Arm and Controlled Trials. J Palliat Med. 2021 Mar 10. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0405. Epub ahead of print.

Diniz Pinto K, Vieira de Souza CT, Benamor Teixeira ML, Fragoso da Silveira Gouvêa MI. Animal assisted intervention for oncology and palliative care patients: A systematic review. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2021 Mar 4;43:101347. doi: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2021.101347. Epub ahead of print.

Dixon KC, Ferris R, Kuhn I, Spathis A, Barclay S. Gypsy, Traveller and Roma experiences, views and needs in palliative and end of life care: a systematic literature review and narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 Feb 22:bmjspcare-2020-002676. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002676. Epub ahead of print.

Elliott E, Watson T, Singh D, Wong C, Lo SS; AAHPM Research Committee Writing Group. Outcomes of Specialty Palliative Care Interventions for Patients with Hematologic Malignancies: A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Mar 24:S0885-3924(21)00238-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.03.014. Epub ahead of print.

Feliciano JL, Waldfogel JM, Sharma R, Zhang A, Gupta A, Sedhom R, Day J, Bass EB, Dy SM. Pharmacologic Interventions for Breathlessness in Patients With Advanced Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Feb 1;4(2):e2037632. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.37632.

Godzik C. Sleep disturbances in bereaved older people: a review of the literature. Ment Health Pract. 2021 Mar 4;(24)2:15-21. doi:10.7748/mhp.2020.e1492.

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Gordon B, Mason B, Smith SLH. Leveraging Telehealth for Delivery of Palliative Care to Remote Communities: A Rapid Review. J Palliat Care. 2021 Mar 18:8258597211001184. doi: 10.1177/08258597211001184. Epub ahead of print.

Grant M, de Graaf E, Teunissen S. A systematic review of classifications systems to determine complexity of patient care needs in palliative care. Palliat Med. 2021 Apr;35(4):636-650. doi: 10.1177/0269216321996983. Epub 2021 Mar 12.

Hernandez SC, Overholser JC. A Systematic Review of Interventions for Hope/Hopelessness in Older Adults. Clin Gerontol. 2021 Mar-Apr;44(2):97-111. doi: 10.1080/07317115.2019.1711281. Epub 2020 Jan 8.

Hui D, Bohlke K, Bao T, Campbell TC, Coyne PJ, Currow DC, Gupta A, Leiser AL, Mori M, Nava S, Reinke LF, Roeland EJ, Seigel C, Walsh D, Campbell ML. Management of Dyspnea in Advanced Cancer: ASCO Guideline. J Clin Oncol. 2021 Feb 22:JCO2003465. doi: 10.1200/JCO.20.03465. Epub ahead of print.

Kelly M, Mitchell I, Walker I, Mears J, Scholz B. End-of-life care in natural disasters including epidemics and pandemics: a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 Mar 17:bmjspcare-2021-002973. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2021-002973. Epub ahead of print.

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McNeil MJ, Baker JN, Snyder I, Rosenberg AR, Kaye EC. Grief and Bereavement in Fathers After the Death of a Child: A Systematic Review. Pediatrics. 2021 Mar 1:e2020040386. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-040386. Epub ahead of print.

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Mo L, Geng Y, Chang YK, Philip J, Collins A, Hui D. Referral criteria to specialist palliative care for patients with dementia: A systematic review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 Mar 2. doi: 10.1111/jgs.17070. Epub ahead of print.

Mochamat, Cuhls H, Sellin J, Conrad R, Radbruch L, Mücke M. Fatigue in advanced disease associated with palliative care: A systematic review of non-pharmacological treatments. Palliat Med. 2021 Apr;35(4):697-709. doi: 10.1177/02692163211000628. Epub 2021 Mar 26.

Ngiam LXL, Ong YT, Ng JX, Kuek JTY, Chia JL, Chan NPX, Ho CY, Abdurrahman ABHM, Kamal NHA, Cheong CWS, Ng CH, Tan XH, Tan LHE, Chin AMC, Mason S, Jumat MR, Chiam M, Krishna LKR. Impact of Caring for Terminally Ill Children on Physicians: A Systematic Scoping Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Apr;38(4):396-418. doi: 10.1177/1049909120950301. Epub 2020 Aug 20.

Ogi M, Campling N, Birtwistle J, Richardson A, Bennett MI, Santer M, Latter S. Community access to palliative care medicines-patient and professional experience: systematic review and narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 Mar 28:bmjspcare-2020-002761. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002761. Epub ahead of print.

Perusinghe M, Chen KY, McDermott B. Evidence-Based Management of Depression in Palliative Care: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2021 Mar 15. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0659. Epub ahead of print.

Philip J, Collins A, Smallwood N, Chang YK, Mo L, Yang IA, Corte T, McDonald CF, Hui D. Referral criteria to palliative care for patients with respiratory disease: a systematic review. Eur Respir J. 2021 Mar 18:2004307. doi: 10.1183/13993003.04307-2020. Epub ahead of print.

Robijn L, Deliens L, Scherrens AL, Pauwels NS, Pype P, Rietjens J, Chambaere K. A systematic review of quality improvement initiatives for continuous sedation until death. Palliat Med. 2021 Apr;35(4):670-682. doi: 10.1177/0269216321996990. Epub 2021 Mar 15.

Roca-Biosca A, Rubio-Rico L, De Molina-Fernández MI, Martinez-Castillo JF, Pancorbo-Hidalgo PL, García-Fernández FP. Kennedy terminal ulcer and other skin wounds at the end of life: An integrative review. J Tissue Viability. 2021 Feb 27:S0965-206X(21)00024-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jtv.2021.02.006. Epub ahead of print.

Shepperd S, Gonçalves-Bradley DC, Straus SE, Wee B. Hospital at home: home-based end-of-life care. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2021 Mar 16;3:CD009231. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009231.pub3.

Soikkeli-Jalonen A, Mishina K, Virtanen H, Charalambous A, Haavisto E. Supportive interventions for family members of very seriously ill patients in inpatient care: A systematic review. J Clin Nurs. 2021 Feb 22. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15725. Epub ahead of print.

Strojan P, Grošelj A, Serša G, Plaschke CC, Vermorken JB, Nuyts S, de Bree R, Eisbruch A, Mendenhall WM, Smee R, Ferlito A. Electrochemotherapy in Mucosal Cancer of the Head and Neck: A Systematic Review. Cancers (Basel). 2021 Mar 12;13(6):1254. doi: 10.3390/cancers13061254.

Suntai Z, Won CR, Noh H. Access Barrier in Rural Older Adults' Use of Pain Management and Palliative Care Services: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 May;38(5):494-502. doi: 10.1177/1049909120959634. Epub 2020 Sep 22.

Thirunavu V, Du R, Wu JY, Berg AT, Lam SK. The role of surgery in the management of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the clinical evidence. Epilepsia. 2021 Apr;62(4):888-907. doi: 10.1111/epi.16851. Epub 2021 Feb 24.

Tilley CP, Fu MR, Qiu JM, Comfort C, Crocilla BL, Li Z, Axelrod D. The Microbiome and Metabolome of Malignant Fungating Wounds: A Systematic Review of the Literature From 1995 to 2020. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2021 Mar-Apr 01;48(2):124-135. doi: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000749.

Topoll A, Arnold R. In chronic noncancer illness, palliative care reduces symptoms and health care use but does not improve QoL. Ann Intern Med. 2021 Mar;174(3):JC31. doi: 10.7326/ACPJ202103160-031. Epub 2021 Mar 2.

Vira P, Samuel SR, Amaravadi SK, Saxena PP, Rai Pv S, Kurian JR, Gururaj R. Role of Physiotherapy in Hospice Care of Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 May;38(5):503-511. doi: 10.1177/1049909120951163. Epub 2020 Aug 24.

February 2021

Ailabouni NJ, Marcum ZA, Schmader KE, Gray SL. Medication Use Quality and Safety in Older Adults: 2019 Update. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 Feb;69(2):336-341. doi: 10.1111/jgs.17018. Epub 2021 Jan 12.

Arciero V, Delos Santos S, Koshy L, Rahmadian A, Saluja R, Everest L, Parmar A, Chan KKW. Assessment of Food and Drug Administration- and European Medicines Agency-Approved Systemic Oncology Therapies and Clinically Meaningful Improvements in Quality of Life: A Systematic Review. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Feb 1;4(2):e2033004. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.33004.

Barrado-Martín Y, Hatter L, Moore KJ, Sampson EL, Rait G, Manthorpe J, Smith CH, Nair P, Davies N. Nutrition and hydration for people living with dementia near the end of life: A qualitative systematic review. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Feb;77(2):664-680. doi: 10.1111/jan.14654. Epub 2020 Nov 29.

Benites AC, Rodin G, Leite ACAB, Nascimento LC, Dos Santos MA. 'The experience of spirituality in family caregivers of adult and elderly cancer patients receiving palliative care: A meta-synthesis'. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2021 Feb 5:e13424. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13424. Epub ahead of print.

Boles JC, Jones MT. Legacy perceptions and interventions for adults and children receiving palliative care: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2021 Jan 25:269216321989565. doi: 10.1177/0269216321989565. Epub ahead of print.

Cameron P, Munyan K. Systematic Review of Telehospice Telemedicine and e-Health. Telemed J E Health. 2021 Jan 28. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2020.0451. Epub ahead of print.

Elliot V, Morgan D, Kosteniuk J, Bayly M, Froehlich Chow A, Cammer A, O'Connell ME. Palliative and end-of-life care for people living with dementia in rural areas: A scoping review. PLoS One. 2021 Jan 14;16(1):e0244976. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0244976.

Estupiñán Artiles C, Regan J, Donnellan C. Dysphagia screening in residential care settings: A scoping review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2021 Feb;114:103813. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103813. Epub 2020 Oct 28.

Grabda M, Lim FA. Palliative Care Consult Among Older Adult Patients in Intensive Care Units: An Integrative Review. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2021 Apr-Jun 01;44(2):248-262. doi: 10.1097/CNQ.0000000000000358.

Hasan F, Widger K, Sung L, Wheaton L. End-of-Life Childhood Cancer Research: A Systematic Review. Pediatrics. 2021 Mar;147(3):e2020003780. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-003780.

Hui Z, Yang C, Lee DTF. Interventions for Family Members After Long-Term Care Placement of a Relative With Dementia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Res Gerontol Nurs. 2021 Jan 1;14(1):43-52. doi: 10.3928/19404921-20200918-02. Epub 2020 Sep 23.

Jung MY, Matthews AK. A Systematic Review of Clinical Interventions Facilitating End-of-Life Communication Between Patients and Family Caregivers. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Feb;38(2):180-190. doi: 10.1177/1049909120929323. Epub 2020 May 28.

Keane S, Ryan A, Adams N, Dowling M. Palliative care nurses' experiences of clinical supervision: a qualitative evidence synthesis. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2020 Dec 2;26(8):413-423. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2020.26.8.413.

Kirkland SW, Ghalab A, Kruhlak M, Ruske H, Campbell S, Yang EH, Villa-Roel C, Rowe BH. An Assessment of Emergency Department-Based Interventions for Patients with Advanced or End-Stage Illness: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2021 Feb 8. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0607. Epub ahead of print.

Kustanti CY, Fang HF, Linda Kang X, Chiou JF, Wu SC, Yunitri N, Chu H, Chou KR. The Effectiveness of Bereavement Support for Adult Family Caregivers in Palliative Care: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2021 Mar;53(2):208-217. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12630. Epub 2021 Feb 5.

Lamppu PJ, Pitkala KH. Staff Training Interventions to Improve End-of-Life Care of Nursing Home Residents: A Systematic Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2021 Feb;22(2):268-278. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.09.011. Epub 2020 Oct 26.

Lee KC, Sokas CM, Streid J, Senglaub SS, Coogan K, Walling AM, Cooper Z. Quality indicators in surgical palliative care: a systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2021 Jan 29:S0885-3924(21)00143-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2021.01.122. Epub ahead of print.

Lee YF, Hsu TW, Liang CS, Yeh TC, Chen TY, Chen NC, Chu CS. The Efficacy and Safety of Tube Feeding in Advanced Dementia Patients: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis Study. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2021 Feb;22(2):357-363. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.06.035. Epub 2020 Jul 29.

Li H, Wong CL, Jin X, Chen J, Chong YY, Bai Y. Effects of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on health-related outcomes for patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2021 Jan 12;115:103876. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2021.103876. Epub ahead of print.

Mesquita Garcia AC, Domingues Silva B, Oliveira da Silva LC, Mills J. Self-compassion In Hospice and Palliative Care: A Systematic Integrative Review. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2021 Jan 21. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000727. Epub ahead of print.

Ora L, Mannix J, Morgan L, Gregory L, Luck L, Wilkes L. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and advance care planning: A synthesis of qualitative literature on patients' experiences. Chronic Illn. 2021 Feb 11:1742395321990109. doi: 10.1177/1742395321990109. Epub ahead of print.

Pel-Littel RE, Snaterse M, Teppich NM, Buurman BM, van Etten-Jamaludin FS, van Weert JCM, Minkman MM, Scholte Op Reimer WJM. Barriers and facilitators for shared decision making in older patients with multiple chronic conditions: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2021 Feb 6;21(1):112. doi: 10.1186/s12877-021-02050-y.

Shaohua L, Shorey S. Psychosocial interventions on psychological outcomes of parents with perinatal loss: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2021 Jan 12;117:103871. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2021.103871. Epub ahead of print.

Sittler MC, Worschech F, Wilz G, Fellgiebel A, Wuttke-Linnemann A. Psychobiological mechanisms underlying the health-beneficial effects of music in people living with dementia: A systematic review of the literature. Physiol Behav. 2021 Jan 23;233:113338. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2021.113338. Epub ahead of print.

Sloan DH, Hannum SM, DeGroot L, Dy SM, Waldfogel J, Chyr LC, Heughan JA, Zhang A, Wilson RF, Yuan CT, Wu DS, Robinson KA, Cotter VT. Advance Care Planning Shared Decision-Making Tools for Non-Cancer Chronic Serious Illness: A Mixed Method Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Feb 15:1049909121995416. doi: 10.1177/1049909121995416. Epub ahead of print.

Sofronas M, Wright DK. Neuropalliative care: An integrative review of the nursing literature. Int J Nurs Stud. 2021 Jan 14;117:103879. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2021.103879. Epub ahead of print.

Tobin J, Rogers A, Winterburn I, Tullie S, Kalyanasundaram A, Kuhn I, Barclay S. Hospice care access inequalities: a systematic review and narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 Feb 19:bmjspcare-2020-002719. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002719. Epub ahead of print.

Tsai YI, Browne G, Inder KJ. The effectiveness of interventions to improve pain assessment and management in people living with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analyses. J Adv Nurs. 2021 Mar;77(3):1127-1140. doi: 10.1111/jan.14660. Epub 2020 Nov 22.

Watt CL, Scott M, Webber C, Sikora L, Bush SH, Kabir M, Boland JW, Woodhouse R, Sands MB, Lawlor PG. Delirium screening tools validated in the context of palliative care: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2021 Feb 16:269216321994730. doi: 10.1177/0269216321994730. Epub ahead of print.

January 2021

Alexander SA. Intensive Care Unit Nursing Priorities in the United States. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2021 Mar;33(1):1-20. doi: 10.1016/j.cnc.2020.10.001. Epub 2020 Dec 24.

Anantapong K, Davies N, Chan J, McInnerney D, Sampson EL. Mapping and understanding the decision-making process for providing nutrition and hydration to people living with dementia: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2020 Dec 2;20(1):520. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01931-y.

Belar A, Arantzamendi M, Payne S, Preston N, Rijpstra M, Hasselaar J, Radbruch L, Vanderelst M, Ling J, Centeno C. How to measure the effects and potential adverse events of palliative sedation? An integrative review. Palliat Med. 2020 Dec 14:269216320974264. doi: 10.1177/0269216320974264. Epub ahead of print.

Broese JM, de Heij AH, Janssen DJ, Skora JA, Kerstjens HA, Chavannes NH, Engels Y, van der Kleij RM. Effectiveness and implementation of palliative care interventions for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2020 Dec 18:269216320981294. doi: 10.1177/0269216320981294. Epub ahead of print.

Byeon H. Effects of Grief Focused Intervention on the Mental Health of Dementia Caregivers: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Iran J Public Health. 49(12):2275-2286.

Cardona M, Stehlik P, Fawzy P, Byambasuren O, Anderson J, Clark J, Sun S, Scott I. Effectiveness and sustainability of deprescribing for hospitalized older patients near end of life: a systematic review. Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2021 Jan;20(1):81-91. doi: 10.1080/14740338.2021.1853704. Epub 2020 Dec 21.

Carr K, Hasson F, McIlfatrick S, Downing J. Factors associated with health professionals decision to initiate paediatric advance care planning: A systematic integrative review. Palliat Med. 2020 Dec 29:269216320983197. doi: 10.1177/0269216320983197. Epub ahead of print.

Catlett L, Campbell C. Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care Literacy Initiatives in African American Faith Communities: A Systematic Integrative Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Dec 10:1049909120979164. doi: 10.1177/1049909120979164. Epub ahead of print.

Collins A, Brown JEH, Mills J, Philip J. The impact of public health palliative care interventions on health system outcomes: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2020 Dec 23:269216320981722. doi: 10.1177/0269216320981722. Epub ahead of print.

Corradi-Perini C, Beltrão JR, Ribeiro URVCO. Circumstances Related to Moral Distress in Palliative Care: An Integrative Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Dec 7:1049909120978826. doi: 10.1177/1049909120978826. Epub ahead of print.

Eisma MC, Stroebe MS. Emotion Regulatory Strategies in Complicated Grief: A Systematic Review. Behav Ther. 2021 Jan;52(1):234-249. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2020.04.004. Epub 2020 Apr 13.

Estrada LV, Agarwal M, Stone PW. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Nursing Home End-of-Life Care: A Systematic Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2021 Feb;22(2):279-290.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.12.005. Epub 2021 Jan 9.

González-Fraile E, Ballesteros J, Rueda JR, Santos-Zorrozúa B, Solà I, McCleery J. Remotely delivered information, training and support for informal caregivers of people with dementia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2021 Jan 4;1:CD006440. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006440.pub3.

González-González AI, Schmucker C, Nothacker J, Nury E, Dinh TS, Brueckle MS, Blom JW, van den Akker M, Röttger K, Wegwarth O, Hoffmann T, Gerlach FM, Straus SE, Meerpohl JJ, Muth C. End-of-Life Care Preferences of Older Patients with Multimorbidity: A Mixed Methods Systematic Review. J Clin Med. 2020 Dec 29;10(1):91. doi: 10.3390/jcm10010091.

Hadian M, Jabbari A, Mazaheri E. What must Iran do for Palliative care? A systematized review. J Educ Health Promot. 2020 Oct 30;9:276. doi: 10.4103/jehp.jehp_107_20.

Haylett WJ, Tilley DS. The Phenomenon of Bereaved Parenting: An Integrative Review of Literature. Omega (Westport). 2021 Feb;82(3):424-445. doi: 10.1177/0030222818819350. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

Jia L, Dong X, Li X, Jia R, Zhang HL. Benefits of resistant starch type 2 for patients with end-stage renal disease under maintenance hemodialysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Med Sci. 2021 Jan 1;18(3):811-820. doi: 10.7150/ijms.51484.

Jonsdottir T, Gunnarsson EC. Understanding Nurses' Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Pain Assessment in Dementia: A Literature Review. Pain Manag Nurs. 2020 Dec 14:S1524-9042(20)30211-3. doi: 10.1016/j.pmn.2020.11.002. Epub ahead of print.

Kim H, Cho J, Park WS, Kim SS. Characteristics of Advance Care Planning Interventions Across Dementia Stages: A Systematic Review. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2021 Jan 21. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12624. Epub ahead of print.

Koffler S, Mintzker Y, Shai A. Association between palliative care and the rate of advanced care planning: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2020 Oct;18(5):589-601. doi: 10.1017/S1478951519001068.

Kunkle R, Chaperon C, Berger AM. Formal Caregiver Burden in Nursing Homes: An Integrative Review. West J Nurs Res. 2020 Dec 27:193945920979691. doi: 10.1177/0193945920979691. Epub ahead of print.

Kwok HHY, Low J, Devakumar D, Candy B. Experience and perspectives on palliative or end-of-life care of Chinese people and their families as immigrants to high-income countries: a systematic review and thematic synthesis. BMJ Glob Health. 2020 Dec;5(12):e003232. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-003232.

Lee J, Cagle JG. Measures of financial burden for families dealing with serious illness: A systematic review and analysis. Palliat Med. 2020 Dec 4:269216320973161. doi: 10.1177/0269216320973161. Epub ahead of print.

Liu W, Kim S, Alessio H. Mealtime caregiving knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors for persons living with dementia: A systematic review of psychometric properties of instruments. Int J Nurs Stud. 2021 Feb;114:103824. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103824. Epub 2020 Nov 12.

Mackintosh NJ, Davis RE, Easter A, Rayment-Jones H, Sevdalis N, Wilson S, Adams M, Sandall J. Interventions to increase patient and family involvement in escalation of care for acute life-threatening illness in community health and hospital settings. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Dec 8;12:CD012829. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012829.pub2.

Martina D, Lin CP, Kristanti MS, Bramer WM, Mori M, Korfage IJ, van der Heide A, van der Rijt CCD, Rietjens JAC. Advance Care Planning in Asia: A Systematic Narrative Review of Healthcare Professionals' Knowledge, Attitude, and Experience. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2021 Feb;22(2):349.e1-349.e28. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.12.018. Epub 2021 Jan 7.

McDonnell J, Idler E. Promoting advance care planning in African American faith communities: literature review and assessment of church-based programs. Palliat Care Soc Pract. 2020 Dec 7;14:2632352420975780. doi: 10.1177/2632352420975780.

Miller KA, Baird J, Lira J, Herrera Eguizabal J, Fei S, Kysh L, Lotstein D. The Use of Telemedicine for Home-Based Palliative Care for Children With Serious Illness: A Scoping Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Dec 19:S0885-3924(20)30942-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.12.004. Epub ahead of print.

Nelson KE, Wright R, Peeler A, Brockie T, Davidson PM. Sociodemographic Disparities in Access to Hospice and Palliative Care: An Integrative Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Jan 11:1049909120985419. doi: 10.1177/1049909120985419. Epub ahead of print.

Nelson KE, Wright R, Peeler A, Brockie T, Davidson PM. Sociodemographic Disparities in Access to Hospice and Palliative Care: An Integrative Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Jan 11:1049909120985419. doi: 10.1177/1049909120985419. Epub ahead of print.

Olsson MM, Windsor C, Chambers S, Green TL. A Scoping Review of End-of-Life Communication in International Palliative Care Guidelines for Acute Care Settings. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Dec 1:S0885-3924(20)30902-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.11.032. Epub ahead of print.

Ortega Romero S, Velando-Soriano A, Romero-Bejar JL, Vargas-Román K, Albendín-García L, Suleiman-Martos N, Cañadas-De la Fuente GA. Nurses Training and Capacitation for Palliative Care in Emergency Units: A Systematic Review. Medicina (Kaunas). 2020 Nov 26;56(12):648. doi: 10.3390/medicina56120648.

Parajuli J, Hupcey JE. A Systematic Review on Barriers to Palliative Care in Oncology. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2021 Jan 8:1049909120983283. doi: 10.1177/1049909120983283. Epub ahead of print.

Paris S, Banerjee A, Bottenberg P, Breschi L, Campus G, Doméjean S, Ekstrand K, Giacaman RA, Haak R, Hannig M, Hickel R, Juric H, Lussi A, Machiulskiene V, Manton D, Jablonski-Momeni A, Santamaria R, Schwendicke F, Splieth CH, Tassery H, Zandona A, Zero D, Zimmer S, Opdam N. How to Intervene in the Caries Process in Older Adults: A Joint ORCA and EFCD Expert Delphi Consensus Statement. Caries Res. 2020 Dec 8;54(5-6):1-7. doi: 10.1159/000510843. Epub ahead of print.

Pearse W, Saxon R, Plowman G, Hyde M, Oprescu F. Continuing Education Outcomes for Advance Care Planning: A Systematic Review of the Literature. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2021 Jan 8;Publish Ahead of Print. doi: 10.1097/CEH.0000000000000323. Epub ahead of print.

Pedrosa Carrasco AJ, Volberg C, Pedrosa DJ, Berthold D. Patient Safety in Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Text Mining Approach and Systematic Review of Definitions. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Dec 3:1049909120971825. doi: 10.1177/1049909120971825. Epub ahead of print.

Postavaru GI, Swaby H, Swaby R. A meta-ethnographic study of fathers' experiences of caring for a child with a life-limiting illness. Palliat Med. 2020 Dec 18:269216320979153. doi: 10.1177/0269216320979153. Epub ahead of print.

Racine L, Johnson L, Fowler-Kerry S. An integrative review of empirical literature on indigenous cognitive impairment and dementia. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Dec 3. doi: 10.1111/jan.14665. Epub ahead of print.

Sánchez-Martínez I, Vilar R, Irujo J, Ulsamer D, Cano D, Casaca Soares C, Acevedo Á, Jerez-Roig J, Celdrán M. Effectiveness of the Validation Method in Work Satisfaction and Motivation of Nursing Home Care Professionals: A Literature Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Dec 29;18(1):201. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18010201.

Scerri A, Sammut R, Scerri C. Formal caregivers' perceptions and experiences of using pet robots for persons living with dementia in long-term care: A meta-ethnography. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Oct 5. doi: 10.1111/jan.14581. Epub ahead of print.

Schofield G, Dittborn M, Huxtable R, Brangan E, Selman LE. Real-world ethics in palliative care: A systematic review of the ethical challenges reported by specialist palliative care practitioners in their clinical practice. Palliat Med. 2020 Dec 10:269216320974277. doi: 10.1177/0269216320974277. Epub ahead of print.

Tay KT, Tan XH, Tan LHE, Vythilingam D, Chin AMC, Loh V, Toh YP, Krishna LKR. A systematic scoping review and thematic analysis of interprofessional mentoring in medicine from 2000 to 2019. J Interprof Care. 2020 Dec 8:1-13. doi: 10.1080/13561820.2020.1818700. Epub ahead of print.

Thapa R, Chimoriya R, Arora A. The development and psychometric properties of oral health assessment instruments used by non-dental professionals for nursing home residents: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2021 Jan 9;21(1):35. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01989-8.

van Eenennaam RM, Kruithof WJ, van Es MA, Kruitwagen-van Reenen ET, Westeneng HJ, Visser-Meily JMA, van den Berg LH, Beelen A. Discussing personalized prognosis in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: development of a communication guide. BMC Neurol. 2020 Dec 14;20(1):446. doi: 10.1186/s12883-020-02004-8.

van Vuuren J, Thomas B, Agarwal G, MacDermott S, Kinsman L, O'Meara P, Spelten E. Reshaping healthcare delivery for elderly patients: the role of community paramedicine; a systematic review. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Jan 6;21(1):29. doi: 10.1186/s12913-020-06037-0.

Vijeratnam SS, Candy B, Craig R, Marshall A, Stone P, Low JTS. Palliative Care for Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease on the Liver Transplant Waiting List: An International Systematic Review. Dig Dis Sci. 2021 Jan 12. doi: 10.1007/s10620-020-06779-1. Epub ahead of print.

Wattanapisit S, Wagland R, Hunt K. Prognostic disclosure and quality of life in palliative care: a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Nov 30:bmjspcare-2020-002460. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002460. Epub ahead of print.

Yang J, Wahner-Roedler DL, Zhou X, Johnson LA, Do A, Pachman DR, Chon TY, Salinas M, Millstine D, Bauer BA. Acupuncture for palliative cancer pain management: systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2021 Jan 13:bmjspcare-2020-002638. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002638. Epub ahead of print.

November 2020

Alobaidi NY, Almeshari M, Stockley JA, Sapey E, Edgar RG. A Systematic Review of the Use of Physiological Tests Assessing the Acute Response to Treatment During Exacerbations of COPD (with a Focus on Small Airway Function). COPD. 2020 Dec;17(6):711-720. doi: 10.1080/15412555.2020.1815183. Epub 2020 Nov 12.

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Backhaus R, Hoek LJM, de Vries E, van Haastregt JCM, Hamers JPH, Verbeek H. Interventions to foster family inclusion in nursing homes for people with dementia: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr. 2020 Oct 30;20(1):434. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01836-w.

Erzkamp S, Köberlein-Neu J, Rose O. An Algorithm for Comprehensive Medication Management in Nursing Homes: Results of the AMBER Project. Drug Saf. 2020 Oct 31. doi: 10.1007/s40264-020-01016-0. Epub ahead of print.

Fenwick KE, Swan BA. Managing Dyspnea in Individuals With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2020 Dec;22(6):447-455. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000687.

Gorchs-Font N, Ramon-Aribau A, Yildirim M, Kroll T, Larkin PJ, Subirana-Casacuberta M. Nursing students' first experience of death: Identifying mechanisms for practice learning. A realist review. Nurse Educ Today. 2021 Jan;96:104637. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104637. Epub 2020 Oct 20.

Jordan RI, Allsop MJ, ElMokhallalati Y, Jackson CE, Edwards HL, Chapman EJ, Deliens L, Bennett MI. Duration of palliative care before death in international routine practice: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Med. 2020 Nov 26;18(1):368. doi: 10.1186/s12916-020-01829-x.

Just DT, O'Rourke HM, Berta WB, Variath C, Cranley LA. Expanding the Concept of End-of-life Care in Long-term Care: A Scoping Review Exploring the Role of Healthcare Assistants. Int J Older People Nurs. 2020 Oct 29:e12353. doi: 10.1111/opn.12353. Epub ahead of print.

Keijzer-van Laarhoven AJ, Touwen DP, Tilburgs B, van Tilborg-den Boeft M, Pees C, Achterberg WP, van der Steen JT. Which moral barriers and facilitators do physicians encounter in advance care planning conversations about the end of life of persons with dementia? A meta-review of systematic reviews and primary studies. BMJ Open. 2020 Nov 12;10(11):e038528. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038528.

Kuek JTY, Ngiam LXL, Kamal NHA, Chia JL, Chan NPX, Abdurrahman ABHM, Ho CY, Tan LHE, Goh JL, Khoo MSQ, Ong YT, Chiam M, Chin AMC, Mason S, Krishna LKR. The impact of caring for dying patients in intensive care units on a physician's personhood: a systematic scoping review. Philos Ethics Humanit Med. 2020 Nov 25;15(1):12. doi: 10.1186/s13010-020-00096-1.

Marshall S, Fearnley R, Bristowe K, Harding R. The perspectives of children and young people affected by parental life-limiting illness: An integrative review and thematic synthesis. Palliat Med. 2020 Nov 19:269216320967590. doi: 10.1177/0269216320967590. Epub ahead of print.

Matis J, Svetlak M, Slezackova A, Svoboda M, Šumec R. Mindfulness-Based Programs for Patients With Cancer via eHealth and Mobile Health: Systematic Review and Synthesis of Quantitative Research. J Med Internet Res. 2020 Nov 16;22(11):e20709. doi: 10.2196/20709.

McCleery J, Sharpley AL. Pharmacotherapies for sleep disturbances in dementia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Nov 15;11:CD009178. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD009178.pub4.

Mills SEE, Geneen LJ, Buchanan D, Guthrie B, Smith BH. Factors associated with unscheduled care use by cancer decedents: a systematic review with narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 13:bmjspcare-2020-002410. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002410. Epub ahead of print.

Ng JY, Sharma AE. Guidelines for Cancer-Related Pain: A Systematic Review of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Recommendations. Pain Pract. 2020 Nov 16. doi: 10.1111/papr.12964. Epub ahead of print.

Salins N, Ghoshal A, Hughes S, Preston N. How views of oncologists and haematologists impacts palliative care referral: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Nov 23;19(1):175. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00671-5.

Schmidt EB, Blum D, Domeisen Benedetti F, Schlögl M, Strasser F. Tools for guiding interventions to address patient-perceived multidimensional unmet healthcare needs in palliative care: systematic literature review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Nov 11:bmjspcare-2020-002495. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002495. Epub ahead of print.

van der Geugten W, Goossensen A. Dignifying and undignifying aspects of care for people with dementia: a narrative review. Scand J Caring Sci. 2020 Dec;34(4):818-838. doi: 10.1111/scs.12791. Epub 2019 Nov 21.

Vickery J, Compton L, Allard J, Beeson T, Howard J, Pittman J. Pressure Injury Prevention and Wound Management for the Patient Who Is Actively Dying: Evidence-Based Recommendations to Guide Care. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2020 Nov/Dec;47(6):569-575. doi: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000702.

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October 2020

Ament SM, Couwenberg IM, Boyne JJ, Kleijnen J, Stoffers HE, van den Beuken MH, Engels Y, Bellersen L, Janssen DJ. Tools to help healthcare professionals recognize palliative care needs in patients with advanced heart failure: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2020 Oct 15:269216320963941. doi: 10.1177/0269216320963941. Epub ahead of print.

Arisanti N, F Hadisoemarto P, Pudji Setiawati Sasongko E, Pandia V, Hilmanto D. The model and elements of palliative care for patients with terminal illness: A systematic review. Asia Pac Fam Med. 2020 Jan 27;18(1). doi:

Bajwah S, Oluyase AO, Yi D, Gao W, Evans CJ, Grande G, Todd C, Costantini M, Murtagh FE, Higginson IJ. The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of hospital-based specialist palliative care for adults with advanced illness and their caregivers. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Sep 30;9:CD012780. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012780.pub2.

Beavis J, Davis L, McKenzie S. Clinical Supervision for Support Workers in Paediatric Palliative Care: A Literature Review. Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2020 Oct 14:1359104520961431. doi: 10.1177/1359104520961431. Epub ahead of print.

Collins RN, Kishita N. Prevalence of depression and burden among informal care-givers of people with dementia: a meta-analysis. Ageing Soc. 2020 Nov;40(11):2355-2392. doi:

Cottrell L, Economos G, Evans C, Silber E, Burman R, Nicholas R, Farsides B, Ashford S, Koffman JS. A realist review of advance care planning for people with multiple sclerosis and their families. PLoS One. 2020 Oct 16;15(10):e0240815. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0240815.

Dijxhoorn AQ, Brom L, van der Linden YM, Leget C, Raijmakers NJ. Prevalence of burnout in healthcare professionals providing palliative care and the effect of interventions to reduce symptoms: A systematic literature review. Palliat Med. 2020 Oct 16:269216320956825. doi: 10.1177/0269216320956825. Epub ahead of print.

Enninger A, Schmidt P, Hasan C, Wager J, Zernikow B. Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in Palliative Care: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2020 Oct 20. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2019.0654. Epub ahead of print.

Gómez-Urquiza JL, Albendín-García L, Velando-Soriano A, Ortega-Campos E, Ramírez-Baena L, Membrive-Jiménez MJ, Suleiman-Martos N. Burnout in Palliative Care Nurses, Prevalence and Risk Factors: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Oct 21;17(20):E7672. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17207672.

Gore S, Chindam T, Goldberg A, Huang MH, Shoemaker M, Blackwood J. Reliability and Validity of Patient-Reported, Rater-Based, and Hybrid Physical Activity Assessments in COPD: A Systematic Review. COPD. 2020 Oct 15:1-11. doi: 10.1080/15412555.2020.1830963. Epub ahead of print.

Imamura S, Inagaki T, Terada J, Nagashima K, Katsura H, Tatsumi K. Long-term efficacy of pulmonary rehabilitation with home-based or low frequent maintenance programs in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a meta-analysis. Ann Palliat Med. 2020 Sep;9(5):2606-2615. doi: 10.21037/apm-19-581. Epub 2020 Aug 14.

Jeong E, Park J, Lee J. Diagnostic Test Accuracy of the 4AT for Delirium Detection: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Oct 15;17(20):E7515. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17207515.

Jia Z, Leiter RE, Yeh IM, Tulsky JA, Sanders JJ. Toward Culturally Tailored Advance Care Planning for the Chinese Diaspora: An Integrative Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2020 Sep 29. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0330. Epub ahead of print.

Kingdon A, Spathis A, Brodrick R, Clarke G, Kuhn I, Barclay S. What is the impact of clinically assisted hydration in the last days of life? A systematic literature review and narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 12:bmjspcare-2020-002600. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002600. Epub ahead of print.

Kremling A, Schildmann J. What do you mean by "palliative sedation"? : Pre-explicative analyses as preliminary steps towards better definitions. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Sep 23;19(1):147. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00635-9.

Lee K, Mileski M, Fohn J, Frye L, Brooks L. Facilitators and Barriers Surrounding the Role of Administration in Employee Job Satisfaction in Long-Term Care Facilities: A Systematic Review. Healthcare (Basel). 2020 Sep 24;8(4):E360. doi: 10.3390/healthcare8040360.

Li L, Zhao Y, Wang Y, Wang Z. Overview of systematic reviews: Effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions for eating difficulties in people with dementia. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Nov;76(11):2830-2848. doi: 10.1111/jan.14492. Epub 2020 Aug 27.

Li Y, Sun D, Zhang X, Li H, Zhao Y, Ma D, Li Z, Sun J. Informal dementia caregivers' experiences and perceptions about mealtime care: A qualitative evidence synthesis. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Sep 30. doi: 10.1111/jan.14550. Epub ahead of print.

Liu S, Zhao Q, Li W, Zhao X, Li K. The Cost-Effectiveness of Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD in Different Settings: A Systematic Review. Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2020 Oct 20. doi: 10.1007/s40258-020-00613-5. Epub ahead of print.

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Lowers J, Scardaville M, Hughes S, Preston NJ. Comparison of the experience of caregiving at end of life or in hastened death: a narrative synthesis review. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 8;19(1):154. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00660-8.

Macleod A, Nair D, Ilbahar E, Sellars M, Nolte L. Identifying barriers and facilitators to implementing advance care planning in prisons: a rapid literature review. Health Justice. 2020 Sep 21;8(1):22. doi: 10.1186/s40352-020-00123-5.

Maresova P, Hruska J, Klimova B, Barakovic S, Krejcar O. Activities of Daily Living and Associated Costs in the Most Widespread Neurodegenerative Diseases: A Systematic Review. Clin Interv Aging. 2020 Oct 2;15:1841-1862. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S264688.

Miele F, Neresini F, Boniolo G, Paccagnella O. Supportive care for older people with dementia: Socio-organisational implications. Ageing Soc. 2020 Jul 23:1-33. doi:

Mills SEE, Geneen LJ, Buchanan D, Guthrie B, Smith BH. Factors associated with unscheduled care use by cancer decedents: a systematic review with narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 13:bmjspcare-2020-002410. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002410. Epub ahead of print.

Parker KJ, Hickman LD, Phillips JL, Ferguson C. Interventions to optimise transitional care coordination for older people living with dementia and concomitant multimorbidity and their caregivers: A systematic review. Contemp Nurse. 2020 Sep 10:1-29. doi: 10.1080/10376178.2020.1812416. Epub ahead of print.

Polita NB, de Montigny F, Neris RR, Alvarenga WA, Silva-Rodrigues FM, Leite ACAB, Nascimento LC. The Experiences of Bereaved Parents After the Loss of a Child to Cancer: A Qualitative Metasynthesis. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2020 Nov/Dec;37(6):444-457. doi: 10.1177/1043454220944059. Epub 2020 Jul 27.

Quinn KL, Shurrab M, Gitau K, Kavalieratos D, Isenberg SR, Stall NM, Stukel TA, Goldman R, Horn D, Cram P, Detsky AS, Bell CM. Association of Receipt of Palliative Care Interventions With Health Care Use, Quality of Life, and Symptom Burden Among Adults With Chronic Noncancer Illness: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA. 2020 Oct 13;324(14):1439-1450. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.14205.

Rieger KL, Lobchuk MM, Duff MA, Chernomas WM, Demczuk L, Campbell-Enns HJ, Zaborniak AR, Nweze S, West CH. Mindfulness-based Arts Interventions for Cancer Care: A Systematic Review of the Effects on Wellbeing and Fatigue. Psychooncology. 2020 Oct 1. doi: 10.1002/pon.5560. Epub ahead of print.

Sampedro Pilegaard M, Knold Rossau H, Lejsgaard E, Kjer Møller JJ, Jarlbaek L, Dalton SO, la Cour K. Rehabilitation and palliative care for socioeconomically disadvantaged patients with advanced cancer: a scoping review. Acta Oncol. 2020 Oct 6:1-12. doi: 10.1080/0284186X.2020.1827156. Epub ahead of print.

Singh B, Spence R, Steele ML, Hayes S, Toohey K. Exercise for Individuals With Lung Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Adverse Events, Feasibility, and Effectiveness. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2020 Oct;36(5):151076. doi: 10.1016/j.soncn.2020.151076. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

Tanzi S, Venturelli F, Luminari S, Merlo FD, Braglia L, Bassi C, Costantini M. Early palliative care in haematological patients: a systematic literature review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 14:bmjspcare-2020-002386. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002386. Epub ahead of print.

Thodé M, Pasman HRW, van Vliet LM, Damman OC, Ket JCF, Francke AL, Jongerden IP. Feasibility and effectiveness of tools that support communication and decision making in life-prolonging treatments for patients in hospital: a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 5:bmjspcare-2020-002284. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002284. Epub ahead of print.

Waite SJ, Maitland S, Thomas A, Yarnall AJ. Sarcopenia and frailty in individuals with dementia: A systematic review. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2020 Sep 28;92:104268. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2020.104268. Epub ahead of print.

Widberg C, Wiklund B, Klarare A. Patients' experiences of eHealth in palliative care: an integrative review. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 14;19(1):158. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00667-1.

September 2020

Banting SP, Waters PS, Peacock O, Narasimhan V, Lynch AC, McCormick JJ, Warrier SK, Heriot AG. Management of primary and metastatic malignant small bowel obstruction, operate or palliate. A systematic review. ANZ J Surg. 2020 Aug 31. doi: 10.1111/ans.16188. Epub ahead of print.

Boland JW, Brown MEL, Duenas A, Finn GM, Gibbins J. How effective is undergraduate palliative care teaching for medical students? A systematic literature review. BMJ Open. 2020 Sep 9;10(9):e036458. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-036458.

Chang YK, Kaplan H, Geng Y, Mo L, Philip J, Collins A, Allen LA, McClung JA, Denvir MA, Hui D. Referral Criteria to Palliative Care for Patients With Heart Failure: A Systematic Review. Circ Heart Fail. 2020 Sep;13(9):e006881. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.120.006881. Epub 2020 Sep 9.

Clancy M, Taylor J, Bradbury-Jones C, Phillimore J. A systematic review exploring palliative care for families who are forced migrants. J Adv Nurs. 2020 Aug 31. doi: 10.1111/jan.14509. Epub ahead of print.

de López KJ, Søndergaard Knudsen H, Hansen TGB. What Is Measured in Bereavement Treatment for Children and Adolescents? A Systematic Literature Review. Illn Crises Loss. 2020 Oct;28(4):363-387. doi:10.1177/1054137317741713

de Oliveira SG, Pacheco STA, Nunes MDR, Caldas CP, Cunha AL, Peres PLP. Bioethical aspects of health care provided to older adults at the end of their lives. Rev enferm UERJ. 2020;28:e47321

Dowling M, Fahy P, Houghton C, Smalle M. A qualitative evidence synthesis of healthcare professionals' experiences and views of palliative care for patients with a haematological malignancy. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2020 Sep 9. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13316. Epub ahead of print.

Efstathiou N, Vanderspank-Wright B, Vandyk A, Al-Janabi M, Daham Z, Sarti A, Delaney JW, Downar J. Terminal withdrawal of mechanical ventilation in adult intensive care units: A systematic review and narrative synthesis of perceptions, experiences and practices. Palliat Med. 2020 Oct;34(9):1140-1164. doi: 10.1177/0269216320935002. Epub 2020 Jun 27.

Fettes L, Neo J, Ashford S, Higginson IJ, Maddocks M. Trajectories of disability in activities of daily living in advanced cancer or respiratory disease: a systematic review. Disabil Rehabil. 2020 Sep 22:1-12. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2020.1820587. Epub ahead of print.

Furtado-Eraso S, Escalada-Hernández P, Marín-Fernández B. Integrative Review of Emotional Care Following Perinatal Loss. West J Nurs Res. 2020 Sep 4:193945920954448. doi: 10.1177/0193945920954448. Epub ahead of print.

Gayatri D, Efremov L, Kantelhardt EJ, Mikolajczyk R. Quality of life of cancer patients at palliative care units in developing countries: systematic review of the published literature. Qual Life Res. 2020 Sep 18. doi: 10.1007/s11136-020-02633-z. Epub ahead of print.

Gustafson C, Song MK. State of the Science of Palliative Care in Solid Organ Transplantation. Prog Transplant. 2020 Sep 15:1526924820958156. doi: 10.1177/1526924820958156. Epub ahead of print.

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Iida K, Ryan A, Hasson F, Payne S, McIlfatrick S. Palliative and end-of-life educational interventions for staff working in long-term care facilities: An integrative review of the literature. Int J Older People Nurs. 2020 Sep 12:e12347. doi: 10.1111/opn.12347. Epub ahead of print.

Janberidze E, Poláková K, Bankovská Motlová L, Loučka M. Impact of palliative care consult service in inpatient hospital setting: a systematic literature review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Sep 21:bmjspcare-2020-002291. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002291. Epub ahead of print.

Kavalieratos D, Georgiopoulos AM, Dhingra L, Basile MJ, Rabinowitz E, Hempstead SE, Faro A, Dellon EP; Committee on Palliative Care in Cystic Fibrosis. Models of Palliative Care Delivery for Individuals with Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Evidence-Informed Consensus Guidelines. J Palliat Med. 2020 Sep 16. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0311. Epub ahead of print.

Kochovska S, Ferreira DH, Luckett T, Phillips JL, Currow DC. Earlier multidisciplinary palliative care intervention for people with lung cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Transl Lung Cancer Res. 2020 Aug;9(4):1699-1709. doi: 10.21037/tlcr.2019.12.18.

Librada-Flores S, Nabal-Vicuña M, Forero-Vega D, Muñoz-Mayorga I, Guerra-Martín MD. Implementation Models of Compassionate Communities and Compassionate Cities at the End of Life: A Systematic Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Aug 28;17(17):6271. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17176271.

Loggers SAI, Van Lieshout EMM, Joosse P, Verhofstad MHJ, Willems HC. Prognosis of nonoperative treatment in elderly patients with a hip fracture: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Injury. 2020 Aug 23:S0020-1383(20)30703-8. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2020.08.027. Epub ahead of print.

Malcolm C, Knighting K, Taylor C. Home-based end of life care for children and their families - a systematic scoping review and narrative synthesis. J Pediatr Nurs. 2020 Sep 16;55:126-133. doi: 10.1016/j.pedn.2020.07.018. Epub ahead of print.

McMahan RD, Tellez I, Sudore RL. Deconstructing the Complexities of Advance Care Planning Outcomes: What Do We Know and Where Do We Go? A Scoping Review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Sep 7. doi: 10.1111/jgs.16801. Epub ahead of print.

Noorlandt HW, Echteld MA, Tuffrey-Wijne I, Festen DAM, Vrijmoeth C, van der Heide A, Korfage IJ. Shared decision-making with people with intellectual disabilities in the last phase of life: A scoping review. J Intellect Disabil Res. 2020 Sep 11. doi: 10.1111/jir.12774. Epub ahead of print.

Rutherford J, Willmott L, White BP. Physician attitudes to voluntary assisted dying: a scoping review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Jun 20:bmjspcare-2020-002192. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002192. Epub ahead of print.

Terpstra J, Lehto R, Wyatt G. Spirituality, Quality of Life, and End of Life Among Indigenous Peoples: A Scoping Review. J Transcult Nurs. 2020 Aug 27:1043659620952524. doi: 10.1177/1043659620952524. Epub ahead of print.

August 2020

Bradford N, Rolfe M, Ekberg S, Mitchell G, Beane T, Ferranti K, Herbert A. Family meetings in paediatric palliative care: an integrative review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Jul 17:bmjspcare-2020-002333. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002333. Epub ahead of print.

Chilvers M, Johnston K, Ferrar K, Williams MT. Dyspnoea Assessment In Adults With End-Stage Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review. J Ren Care. 2020 Sep;46(3):137-150. doi: 10.1111/jorc.12321. Epub 2020 Feb 12.

Cross LA. An Integrative Review of Community Theories Applied to Palliative Care Nursing. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2020 Jul 28. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000675. Epub ahead of print.

Forbat L. The role and value of family therapy for people living with cancer: a rapid review of recent evidence. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2020 Sep;14(3):263-269. doi: 10.1097/SPC.0000000000000504.

Frasca M, Galvin A, Raherison C, Soubeyran P, Burucoa B, Bellera C, Mathoulin-Pelissier S. Palliative versus hospice care in patients with cancer: a systematic review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Jul 17:bmjspcare-2020-002195. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002195. Epub ahead of print.

Frederiksen KS, Cooper C, Frisoni GB, Frölich L, Georges J, Kramberger MG, Nilsson C, Passmore P, Mantoan Ritter L, Religa D, Schmidt R, Stefanova E, Verdelho A, Vandenbulcke M, Winblad B, Waldemar G. A European Academy of Neurology guideline on medical management issues in dementia. Eur J Neurol. 2020 Jul 26. doi: 10.1111/ene.14412. Epub ahead of print.

Gutiérrez-Sánchez D, Gómez-García R, Cuesta-Vargas AI, Pérez-Cruzado D. The suffering measurement instruments in palliative care: A systematic review of psychometric properties. Int J Nurs Stud. 2020 Jul 10;110:103704. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103704. Epub ahead of print.

Hopf D, Eckstein M, Aguilar-Raab C, Warth M, Ditzen B. Neuroendocrine mechanisms of grief and bereavement: A systematic review and implications for future interventions. J Neuroendocrinol. 2020 Aug;32(8):e12887. doi: 10.1111/jne.12887. Epub 2020 Aug 4.

Jones K, Draper J, Davies A. Nurses' early and ongoing encounters with the dying and the dead: a scoping review of the international literature. Int J Palliat Nurs. 2020 Aug 2;26(6):310-324. doi: 10.12968/ijpn.2020.26.6.310.

Killackey T, Lovrics E, Saunders S, Isenberg SR. Palliative care transitions from acute care to community-based care: A qualitative systematic review of the experiences and perspectives of health care providers. Palliat Med. 2020 Aug 8:269216320947601. doi: 10.1177/0269216320947601. Epub ahead of print.

Kipfer S, Pihet S. Reliability, validity and relevance of needs assessment instruments for informal dementia caregivers: a psychometric systematic review. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2019 Nov 20. doi: 10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003976. Epub ahead of print.

Kyriakou M, Middleton N, Ktisti S, Philippou K, Lambrinou E. Supportive Care Interventions to Promote Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients Living with Heart Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Heart Lung Circ. 2020 Jul 3:S1443-9506(20)30276-6. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2020.04.019. Epub ahead of print.

Laserna A, Durán-Crane A, López-Olivo MA, Cuenca JA, Fowler C, Díaz DP, Cardenas YR, Urso C, O'Connell K, Fowler C, Price KJ, Sprung CL, Nates JL. Pain management during the withholding and withdrawal of life support in critically ill patients at the end-of-life: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Intensive Care Med. 2020 Aug 24:1–12. doi: 10.1007/s00134-020-06139-7. Epub ahead of print.

Luo N, Tan S, Li X, Singh S, Liu S, Chen C, Huang Z, Feng S, Lin Y, Lin Y, Cen H, Liang M, Chen M. Efficacy and safety of opioids in treating cancer-related dyspnea: A systematic review and meta-analysis based on randomized controlled trials. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Jul 27:S0885-3924(20)30632-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.07.021. Epub ahead of print.

Marchi LPES, Santos Neto MFD, Moraes JP, Paiva CE, Paiva BSR. Influence of advance directives on reducing aggressive measures during end-of-life cancer care: A systematic review. Palliat Support Care. 2020 Aug 28:1-7. doi: 10.1017/S1478951520000838. Epub ahead of print.

McDerby N, Kosari S, Bail K, Shield A, Peterson G, Naunton M. Pharmacist-led medication reviews in aged care residents with dementia: A systematic review. Australas J Ageing. 2020 Aug 4. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12827. Epub ahead of print.

Mitchell S, Maynard V, Lyons V, Jones N, Gardiner C. The role and response of primary healthcare services in the delivery of palliative care in epidemics and pandemics: A rapid review to inform practice and service delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic. Palliat Med. 2020 Jul 31:269216320947623. doi: 10.1177/0269216320947623. Epub ahead of print.

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Nair KPS, Chandler B, Lee M, Oliver D, Sansam K, King L, Paisley S, Sutton A, Cantrell A. Rehabilitation medicine in palliative care of chronic neurological conditions. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Aug 24:bmjspcare-2020-002415. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002415. Epub ahead of print.

Patel T, Christy K, Grierson L, Shadd J, Farag A, O'Toole D, Lawson J, Vanstone M. Clinician responses to legal requests for hastened death: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative research. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Jun 29:bmjspcare-2019-002018. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-002018. Epub ahead of print.

Remawi BN, Gadoud A, Murphy IMJ, Preston N. Palliative care needs-assessment and measurement tools used in patients with heart failure: a systematic mixed-studies review with narrative synthesis. Heart Fail Rev. 2020 Aug 3. doi: 10.1007/s10741-020-10011-7. Epub ahead of print.

Ridley A, Frache S. Bereavement care interventions for children under the age of 18 following the death of a sibling: a systematic review. Palliat Med. 2020 Aug 17:269216320947951. doi: 10.1177/0269216320947951. Epub ahead of print.

Siewert JS, Alvarez AM, Santos SMAD, Brito FA, Hammerschmidt KSA. Institutionalized elderly people with dementia: an integrative review on nursing care. Rev Bras Enferm. 2020;73 Suppl 3:e20180419. Portuguese, English. doi: 10.1590/0034-7167-2018-0419. Epub 2020 Jul 29.

Tait P, Chakraborty A, Tieman J. The Roles and Responsibilities of Community Pharmacists Supporting Older People with Palliative Care Needs: A Rapid Review of the Literature. Pharmacy (Basel). 2020 Aug 12;8(3):E143. doi: 10.3390/pharmacy8030143.

Uijen MJM, Lassche G, van Engen-van Grunsven ACH, Tada Y, Verhaegh GW, Schalken JA, Driessen CML, van Herpen CML. Systemic therapy in the management of recurrent or metastatic salivary duct carcinoma: A systematic review. Cancer Treat Rev. 2020 Sep;89:102069. doi: 10.1016/j.ctrv.2020.102069. Epub 2020 Jul 15.

Valenti KG, Jen S, Parajuli J, Arbogast A, Jacobsen AL, Kunkel S. Experiences of Palliative and End-of-Life Care among Older LGBTQ Women: A Review of Current Literature. J Palliat Med. 2020 Aug 24. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2019.0639. Epub ahead of print.

Willems LM, Bauer S, Jahnke K, Voss M, Rosenow F, Strzelczyk A. Therapeutic Options for Patients with Refractory Status Epilepticus in Palliative Settings or with a Limitation of Life-Sustaining Therapies: A Systematic Review. CNS Drugs. 2020 Aug;34(8):801-826. doi: 10.1007/s40263-020-00747-z.

July 2020

Abdullah R, Guo P, Harding R. Preferences and experiences of Muslim patients and their families in Muslim-majority countries for end-of-life care: a systematic review and thematic analysis. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Jul 10:S0885-3924(20)30576-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.06.032. Epub ahead of print.

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Arentz S, Hunter J, Deed G. Integrating Traditional and Complementary Medicine Recommendations into Clinical Practice Guidelines for People with Diabetes in Need of Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Scoping Review. J Altern Complement Med. 2020 Jul;26(7):571-591. doi: 10.1089/acm.2020.0028.

Armstrong M, Kupeli N, Flemming K, Stone P, Wilkinson S, Candy B. Complementary therapy in palliative care: A synthesis of qualitative and quantitative systematic reviews. Palliat Med. 2020 Jul 15:269216320942450. doi: 10.1177/0269216320942450. Epub ahead of print.

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Burrell A, Selman LE. How do Funeral Practices Impact Bereaved Relatives' Mental Health, Grief and Bereavement? A Mixed Methods Review with Implications for COVID-19. Omega (Westport). 2020 Jul 8:30222820941296. doi: 10.1177/0030222820941296. Epub ahead of print.

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Frechman E, Dietrich MS, Walden RL, Maxwell CA. Exploring the Uptake of Advance Care Planning in Older Adults: An Integrative Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Jul 6:S0885-3924(20)30588-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.06.043. Epub ahead of print.

Ghezelsefli Z, Ahmadi F, Mohammadi E. End-of-Life Care Provided for Cancer Patients: A Metasynthesis Study. Holist Nurs Pract. 2020 Jul/Aug;34(4):210-220. doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000391.

Gonzalez-Jaramillo V, Sobanski P, Calvache JA, Arenas-Ochoa LF, Franco OH, Hunziker L, Eychmüller S, Maessen M. Unmet device reprogramming needs at the end of life among patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Palliat Med. 2020 Sep;34(8):1019-1029. doi: 10.1177/0269216320929548. Epub 2020 Jun 26.

Hamdan Alshehri H, Olausson S, Öhlén J, Wolf A. Factors influencing the integration of a palliative approach in intensive care units: a systematic mixed-methods review. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Jul 22;19(1):113. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00616-y.

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Janus SIM, Kosters J, van den Bosch KA, Andringa TC, Zuidema SU, Luijendijk HJ. Sounds in nursing homes and their effect on health in dementia: a systematic review. Int Psychogeriatr. 2020 Jun 29:1-18. doi: 10.1017/S1041610220000952. Epub ahead of print.

Jones C, Liu F, Murfield J, Moyle W. Effects of non-facilitated meaningful activities for people with dementia in long-term care facilities: A systematic review. Geriatr Nurs. 2020 Jun 20:S0197-4572(20)30187-7. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2020.06.001. Epub ahead of print.

Karamanidou C, Natsiavas P, Koumakis L, Marias K, Schera F, Schäfer M, Payne S, Maramis C. Electronic Patient-Reported Outcome-Based Interventions for Palliative Cancer Care: A Systematic and Mapping Review. JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2020 Jul;4:647-656. doi: 10.1200/CCI.20.00015.

Leduc S, Cantor Z, Kelly P, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Wells G, Vaillancourt C. The Safety and Effectiveness of On-Site Paramedic and Allied Health Treatment Interventions Targeting the Reduction of Emergency Department Visits by Long-Term Care Patients: Systematic Review. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2020 Jul 20:1-10. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2020.1794084. Epub ahead of print.

Lee W, Pulbrook M, Sheehan C, Kochovska S, Chang S, Hosie A, Lobb E, Parker D, Draper B, Agar MR, Currow DC. Clinically Significant Depressive Symptoms are Prevalent in People with Extremely Short Prognoses - A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Jul 17:S0885-3924(20)30604-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.07.011. Epub ahead of print.

Luckett T, San Martin A, Currow DC, Johnson MJ, Barnes-Harris MM, Phillips JL. A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies comparing burden from lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Palliat Med. 2020 Jul 28:269216320940153. doi: 10.1177/0269216320940153. Epub ahead of print.

Maass U, Hofmann L, Perlinger J, Wagner B. Effects of bereavement groups-a systematic review and meta-analysis. Death Stud. 2020 Jun 5:1-11. doi: 10.1080/07481187.2020.1772410. Epub ahead of print.

Micklewright K, Farquhar M. Does the carer support needs assessment tool cover the established support needs of carers of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? A systematic literature search and narrative review. Palliat Med. 2020 Jul 16:269216320939243. doi: 10.1177/0269216320939243. Epub ahead of print.

Mitchell G, Aubin M, Senior H, Johnson C, Fallon-Ferguson J, Williams B, Monterosso L, Rhee JJ, McVey P, Grant M, Nwachukwu H, Yates P. General practice nurses and physicians and end of life: a systematic review of models of care. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Jul 27:bmjspcare-2019-002114. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-002114. Epub ahead of print.

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O'Hanlon FJ, Fragkos KC, Fini L, Patel PS, Mehta SJ, Rahman F, Di Caro S. Home Parenteral Nutrition in Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Nutr Cancer. 2020 Jun 25:1-13. doi: 10.1080/01635581.2020.1784441. Epub ahead of print.

Poppe C, Koné I, Iseli LM, Schweikert K, Elger BS, Wangmo T. Differentiating needs of informal caregivers of individuals with ALS across the caregiving course: a systematic review. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener. 2020 Jul 13:1-23. doi: 10.1080/21678421.2020.1771735. Epub ahead of print.

Rajan R, Brennan L, Bloem BR, Dahodwala N, Gardner J, Goldman JG, Grimes DA, Iansek R, Kovács N, McGinley J, Parashos SA, Piemonte MEP, Eggers C. Integrated Care in Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Mov Disord. 2020 Jun 29. doi: 10.1002/mds.28097. Epub ahead of print.

Rajnoveanu RM, Rajnoveanu AG, Fildan AP, Todea DA, Man MA, Motoc NS, Mosoiu D. Palliative Care Initiation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Prognosis-Based, Symptoms-Based or Needs-Based? Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2020 Jul 3;15:1591-1600. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S254104.

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June 2020

Adam E, Sleeman KE, Brearley S, Hunt K, Tuffrey-Wijne I. The palliative care needs of adults with intellectual disabilities and their access to palliative care services: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2020 Jun 17:269216320932774. doi: 10.1177/0269216320932774. Epub ahead of print.

Backhouse T, Dudzinski E, Killett A, Mioshi E. Strategies and interventions to reduce or manage refusals in personal care in dementia: A systematic review. Int J Nurs Stud. 2020 May 16;109:103640. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103640. Epub ahead of print.

Butler SJ, Ellerton L, Gershon AS, Goldstein RS, Brooks D. Comparison of end-of-life care in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or lung cancer: A systematic review. Palliat Med. 2020 Jun 2:269216320929556. doi: 10.1177/0269216320929556. Epub ahead of print.

Chen C, Michaels J, Meeker MA. Family Outcomes and Perceptions of End-of-Life Care in the Intensive Care Unit: A Mixed-Methods Review. J Palliat Care. 2020 Jul;35(3):143-153. doi: 10.1177/0825859719874767. Epub 2019 Sep 23.

Chi NC, Barani E, Fu YK, Nakad L, Gilbertson-White S, Herr K, Saeidzadeh S. Interventions to Support Family Caregivers in Pain Management: A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Apr 24:S0885-3924(20)30210-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.04.014. Epub ahead of print.

Cordeiro LAF, Silva TH, Oliveira LC, Nogueira Neto JF. Systemic Inflammation and Nutritional Status in Patients on Palliative Cancer Care: A Systematic Review of Observational Studies. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Jul;37(7):565-571. doi: 10.1177/1049909119886833. Epub 2019 Nov 18.

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DeGroot L, Koirala B, Pavlovic N, Nelson K, Allen J, Davidson P, Abshire M. Outpatient Palliative Care in Heart Failure: An Integrative Review. J Palliat Med. 2020 Jun 9. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0031. Epub ahead of print.

Dönmez ÇF, Johnston B. Living in the moment for people approaching the end of life: A concept analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2020 Aug;108:103584. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103584. Epub 2020 May 6.

ElMokhallalati Y, Bradley SH, Chapman E, Ziegler L, Murtagh FE, Johnson MJ, Bennett MI. Identification of patients with potential palliative care needs: A systematic review of screening tools in primary care. Palliat Med. 2020 Jun 7:269216320929552. doi: 10.1177/0269216320929552. Epub ahead of print.

Fee A, Muldrew D, Slater P, Payne S, McIlfatrick S, McConnell T, Finlay DA, Hasson F. The roles, responsibilities and practices of healthcare assistants in out-of-hours community palliative care: A systematic scoping review. Palliat Med. 2020 Jun 15:269216320929559. doi: 10.1177/0269216320929559. Epub ahead of print.

Heidari H, Mardani-Hamooleh M, Amiri M. Perceived factors to providing palliative care for patients with cancer - a qualitative systematic review. Oncol Rev. 2020 May 19;14(1):463. doi: 10.4081/oncol.2020.463.

Hökkä M, Martins Pereira S, Pölkki T, Kyngäs H, Hernández-Marrero P. Nursing competencies across different levels of palliative care provision: A systematic integrative review with thematic synthesis. Palliat Med. 2020 May 26:269216320918798. doi: 10.1177/0269216320918798. Epub ahead of print.

Ji, M, Cui, J, Xi, H, Yang, Y, Wang, L. Efficacy of olanzapine for quality of life improvement among patients with malignant tumor: A systematic review. Cancer Rep. 2019 Feb 26;2:e1167. doi: 10.1002/cnr2.1167

Jiang XH, Chen XJ, Xie QQ, Feng YS, Chen S, Peng JS. Effects of art therapy in cancer care: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2020 Jun 15:e13277. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13277. Epub ahead of print.

Jin M, Shen F, Li M, Chen Y. Palliative treatment for bowel obstruction in ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2020 Jul;302(1):241-248. doi: 10.1007/s00404-020-05545-y. Epub 2020 May 22.

Keene MR, Heslop IM, Sabesan SS, Glass BD. Knowledge, attitudes and practices of health professionals toward complementary and alternative medicine in cancer care – a systematic review. J Commun Healthc. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.1080/17538068.2020.1755202.

Kelley LT, Coderre-Ball AM, Dalgarno N, McKeown S, Egan R. Continuing Professional Development for Primary Care Providers in Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2020 May 21. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0060. Epub ahead of print.

La IS, Lee MC, Hinderer KA, Chi I, Liu R, Liu M, Fu Y. Palliative Care for the Asian American Adult Population: A Scoping Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Jun 3:1049909120928063. doi: 10.1177/1049909120928063. Epub ahead of print.

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Morgan T, Bharmal A, Duschinsky R, Barclay S. Experiences of oldest-old caregivers whose partner is approaching end-of-life: A mixed-method systematic review and narrative synthesis. PLoS One. 2020 Jun 9;15(6):e0232401. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0232401.

Oja C, Edbom T, Nager A, Månsson J, Ekblad S. Informing children of their parent's illness: A systematic review of intervention programs with child outcomes in all health care settings globally from inception to 2019. PLoS One. 2020 May 26;15(5):e0233696. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0233696.

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Quigley DD, McCleskey SG. Improving Care Experiences for Patients and Caregivers at End of Life: A Systematic Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Jun 19:1049909120931468. doi: 10.1177/1049909120931468. Epub ahead of print.

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Sutherland AE, Stickland J, Wee B. Can video consultations replace face-to-face interviews? Palliative medicine and the Covid-19 pandemic: rapid review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 May 26:bmjspcare-2020-002326. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002326. Epub ahead of print.

Thornton CP, Ruble K, Kozachik S. Psychosocial Interventions for Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer: An Integrative Review. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2020 May 26:1043454220919713. doi: 10.1177/1043454220919713. Epub ahead of print.

Treml J, Kaiser J, Plexnies A, Kersting A. Assessing prolonged grief disorder: A systematic review of assessment instruments. J Affect Disord. 2020 Sep;274:420-434. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2020.05.049.

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Wilson DM, Birch S. A scoping review of research to assess the frequency, types, and reasons for end-of-life care setting transitions. Scand J Public Health. 2020 Jun;48(4):376-381. doi: 10.1177/1403494818785042. Epub 2018 Aug 13.

Wu VS, Smith AB, Girgis A. The unmet supportive care needs of Chinese patients and caregivers affected by cancer: A systematic review. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2020 Jun 3:e13269. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13269. Epub ahead of print.

Yamaji N, Suto M, Takemoto Y, Suzuki D, Lopes KDS, Ota E. Supporting the Decision Making of Children With Cancer: A Meta-synthesis. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2020 May 27:1043454220919711. doi: 10.1177/1043454220919711. Epub ahead of print.

Yang Y, Wen J, Hong J. The Effects of Auricular Therapy for Cancer Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2020 May 25;2020:1618767. doi: 10.1155/2020/1618767.

May 2020

Ayton DR, Gardam ML, Pritchard EK, Ruseckaite R, Ryan J, Robinson SJ, Brodaty H, Ward SA, Ahern S. Patient-Reported Outcome Measures to Inform Care of People With Dementia-A Systematic Scoping Review. Gerontologist. 2020 May 5:gnz179. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnz179. Epub ahead of print.

Bahji A, Meyyappan AC, Hawken ER. Cannabinoids for the Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Dementia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Can J Psychiatry. 2020 Jun;65(6):365-376. doi: 10.1177/0706743719892717. Epub 2019 Dec 13.

Choi SSW, Cajita MI, Gitlin LN. A review of measures of three common dementia-related behaviors: Rejection of care, aggression, and agitation. Geriatr Nurs. 2020 May 10:S0197-4572(20)30124-5. doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2020.04.003. Epub ahead of print.

Coventry A, Ford R, Rosenberg J, Mcinnes E. A qualitative meta-synthesis investigating the experiences of the patient's family when treatment is withdrawn in the intensive care unit. J Adv Nurs. 2020 May 13. doi: 10.1111/jan.14416. Epub ahead of print.

Crimmins RM, Elliott L, Absher DT. Palliative Care in a Death-Denying Culture: Exploring Barriers to Timely Palliative Efforts for Heart Failure Patients in the Primary Care Setting. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Apr 22:1049909120920545. doi: 10.1177/1049909120920545. Epub ahead of print.

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Fu H, Teleni L, Crichton M, Chan RJ. Supportive care and unmet needs in patients with melanoma: a mixed-methods systematic review. Support Care Cancer. 2020 Apr 27. doi: 10.1007/s00520-020-05464-3. Epub ahead of print.

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Jaiswal N, Singh M, Agarwal A, Chauhan A, Jaiswal N. Palliative drug treatments for breathlessness in cystic fibrosis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Apr 28;4(4):CD011855. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011855.pub3.

Köhler F, Martin ZS, Hertrampf RS, Gäbel C, Kessler J, Ditzen B, Warth M. Music Therapy in the Psychosocial Treatment of Adult Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Front Psychol. 2020 Apr 16;11:651. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00651.

Le Rouzic MA, Claudot F. Characteristics of parental decision-making for children with advanced cancer who are offered enrollment in early-phase clinical trials: A systematic review. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2020 May 13:1-30. doi: 10.1080/08880018.2020.1759738. Epub ahead of print.

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Mai Ba H, Son YJ, Lee K, Kim BH. Transitional Care Interventions for Patients with Heart Failure: An Integrative Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Apr 23;17(8):2925. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17082925.

Mileski M, Pannu U, Payne B, Sterling E, McClay R. The Impact of Nurse Practitioners on Hospitalizations and Discharges from Long-term Nursing Facilities: A Systematic Review. Healthcare (Basel). 2020 Apr 28;8(2):E114. doi: 10.3390/healthcare8020114.

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Schmalz G, Patschan S, Patschan D, Ziebolz D. Oral health-related quality of life in adult patients with end-stage kidney diseases undergoing renal replacement therapy - a systematic review. BMC Nephrol. 2020 Apr 29;21(1):154. doi: 10.1186/s12882-020-01824-7.

Teng C, Loy CT, Sellars M, Pond D, Latt MD, Waite LM, Sinka V, Logeman C, Tong A. Making Decisions About Long-Term Institutional Care Placement Among People With Dementia and Their Caregivers: Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies. Gerontologist. 2020 May 15;60(4):e329-e346. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnz046.

Tilley CP, Fu MR, Van Cleeve J, Crocilla BL, Comfort CP. Symptoms of Malignant Fungating Wounds and Functional Performance among Patients with Advanced Cancer: An Integrative Review from 2000 to 2019. J Palliat Med. 2020 Jun;23(6):848-862. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2019.0617. Epub 2020 Apr 28.

Webster L, Costafreda Gonzalez S, Stringer A, Lineham A, Budgett J, Kyle S, Barber J, Livingston G. Measuring the prevalence of sleep disturbances in people with dementia living in care homes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sleep. 2020 Apr 15;43(4):zsz251. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsz251.

April 2020

Abraha I, Rimland JM, Lozano-Montoya I, Dell'Aquila G, Vélez-Díaz-Pallarés M, Trotta FM, Cruz-Jentoft AJ, Cherubini A. Simulated presence therapy for dementia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Apr 20;4(4):CD011882. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011882.pub3.

Abu-Odah H, Molassiotis A, Liu J. Challenges on the provision of palliative care for patients with cancer in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review of reviews. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Apr 22;19(1):55. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00558-5.

Ahn S, Romo RD, Campbell CL. A systematic review of interventions for family caregivers who care for patients with advanced cancer at home. Patient Educ Couns. 2020 Mar 12:S0738-3991(20)30146-4. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.03.012. Epub ahead of print.

Aitken C, Boyd M, Nielsen L, Collier A. Medication use in aged care residents in the last year of life: A scoping review. Palliat Med. 2020 Apr 14:269216320911596. doi: 10.1177/0269216320911596. Epub ahead of print.

Bennardi M, Diviani N, Gamondi C, Stüssi G, Saletti P, Cinesi I, Rubinelli S. Palliative care utilization in oncology and hemato-oncology: a systematic review of cognitive barriers and facilitators from the perspective of healthcare professionals, adult patients, and their families. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Apr 13;19(1):47. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00556-7.

Burge AT, Cox NS, Abramson MJ, Holland AE. Interventions for promoting physical activity in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Apr 16;4(4):CD012626. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012626.pub2.

Cheng ST, Zhang F. A comprehensive meta-review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses on nonpharmacological interventions for informal dementia caregivers. BMC Geriatr. 2020 Apr 15;20(1):137. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01547-2.

Cook AC, Langston JA, Jaramillo JD, Edwards KE, Wong HN, Aslakson RA; American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Research Committee Writing Group. Opportunities for Palliative Care in Patients With Burn Injury-A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Apr;59(4):916-931.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.11.014. Epub 2019 Nov 24.

Cruz-Oliver DM, Pacheco Rueda A, Viera-Ortiz L, Washington KT, Oliver DP. The evidence supporting educational videos for patients and caregivers receiving hospice and palliative care: A systematic review. Patient Educ Couns. 2020 Mar 19:S0738-3991(20)30148-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.03.014. Epub ahead of print.

Dodd SR, Payne SA, Preston NJ, Walshe CE. Understanding the Outcomes of Supplementary Support Services in Palliative Care for Older People. A Scoping Review and Mapping Exercise. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Mar 19. Article in Press.

Flemming K, Turner V, Bolsher S, Hulme B, McHugh E, Watt I. The experiences of, and need for, palliative care for people with motor neurone disease and their informal caregivers: A qualitative systematic review. Palliat Med. 2020 Apr 14:269216320908775. doi: 10.1177/0269216320908775. Epub ahead of print.

Fox A, MacAndrew M, Ramis MA. Health outcomes of patients with dementia in acute care settings-A systematic review. Int J Older People Nurs. 2020 Mar 24:e12315. doi: 10.1111/opn.12315. Epub ahead of print.

Greenfield K, Holley S, Schoth DE, Harrop E, Howard RF, Bayliss J, Brook L, Jassal SS, Johnson M, Wong I, Liossi C. A mixed-methods systematic review and meta-analysis of barriers and facilitators to paediatric symptom management at end of life. Palliat Med. 2020 Mar 31:269216320907065. doi: 10.1177/0269216320907065. Epub ahead of print.

Haltaufderheide J, Nadolny S, Gysels M, Bausewein C, Vollmann J, Schildmann J. Outcomes of clinical ethics support near the end of life: A systematic review. Nurs Ethics. 2020 May;27(3):838-854. doi: 10.1177/0969733019878840. Epub 2019 Nov 19.

Hussain Rawther SC, Pai MS, Fernandes DJ, Mathew S, Chakrabarty J, Devi ES. Specialist nurse initiated interventions in breast cancer care: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials. J Clin Nurs. 2020 Apr 3. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15268. Epub ahead of print.

Kistler EA, Stevens E, Scott E, Philpotts LL, Greer JA, Greenwald JL. Triggered Palliative Care Consults: A Systematic Review of Interventions for Hospitalized and Emergency Department Patients. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Feb 12:S0885-3924(20)30074-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.02.001. Epub ahead of print.

Luppa M, Löbner M, Pabst A, Schlapke C, Stein J, Riedel-Heller SG. Effectiveness and feasibility of internet-based and mobile-based interventions for individuals experiencing bereavement: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open. 2020 Apr 22;10(4):e036034. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-036034.

Mason TM, Tofthagen CS, Buck HG. Complicated Grief: Risk Factors, Protective Factors, and Interventions. J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care. 2020 Mar 31:1-24. doi: 10.1080/15524256.2020.1745726. Epub ahead of print.

Mohiuddin A, Suleman M, Rasheed S, Padela AI. When can Muslims withdraw or withhold life support? A narrative review of Islamic juridical rulings. Glob Bioeth. 2020 Mar 22;31(1):29-46. doi: 10.1080/11287462.2020.1736243.

Ogletree AM, Mangrum R, Harris Y, Gifford DR, Barry R, Bergofsky L, Perfetto D. Omissions of Care in Nursing Home Settings: A Narrative Review. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2020 May;21(5):604-614.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.02.016. Epub 2020 Apr 9.

Palese A, Bressan V, Hayter M, Watson R. Enhancing independent eating among older adults with dementia: a scoping review of the state of the conceptual and research literature. BMC Nurs. 2020 Apr 21;19:32. doi: 10.1186/s12912-020-00425-x.

Parajuli J, Hupcey J. A Systematic Review on Oncology Nurses' Knowledge on Palliative Care. Cancer Nurs. 2020 Mar 24. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000817. Epub ahead of print.

Patel P, Lyons L. Examining the Knowledge, Awareness, and Perceptions of Palliative Care in the General Public Over Time: A Scoping Literature Review. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Jun;37(6):481-487. doi: 10.1177/1049909119885899. Epub 2019 Nov 5.

Pawlow PC, Doherty CL, Blumenthal NP, Matura LA, Christie JD, Ersek M. An Integrative Review of the Role of Palliative Care in Lung Transplantation. Prog Transplant. 2020 Apr 3:1526924820913512. doi: 10.1177/1526924820913512. Epub ahead of print.

Prompahakul C, Epstein EG. Moral distress experienced by non-Western nurses: An integrative review. Nurs Ethics. 2020 May;27(3):778-795. doi: 10.1177/0969733019880241. Epub 2019 Nov 21.

Saudemont G, Prod'Homme C, Da Silva A, Villet S, Reich M, Penel N, Gamblin V. The use of olanzapine as an antiemetic in palliative medicine: a systematic review of the literature. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Apr 22;19(1):56. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00559-4.

Soar N, Birns J, Sommerville P, Lang A, Archer S. Approaches to Eating and Drinking with Acknowledged Risk: A Systematic Review. Dysphagia. 2020 Apr 1. doi: 10.1007/s00455-020-10107-0. Epub ahead of print.

Tao WW, Tao XM, Wang Y, Bi SH. Psycho-social and Educational Interventions for enhancing adherence to dialysis in adults with End-Stage Renal Disease: A Meta-Analysis. J Clin Nurs. 2020 Apr 22. doi: 10.1111/jocn.15301. Epub ahead of print.

Thompson JH, Moser D. Experiences with end-of-life care with a left ventricular assist device: An integrative review. Heart Lung. 2020 Mar 18:S0147-9563(20)30085-6. doi: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2020.02.046. Epub ahead of print.

van der Velden NCA, Meijers MC, Han PKJ, van Laarhoven HWM, Smets EMA, Henselmans I. The Effect of Prognostic Communication on Patient Outcomes in Palliative Cancer Care: a Systematic Review. Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2020 Apr 23;21(5):40. doi: 10.1007/s11864-020-00742-y.

Wagner S, Buchanan JA, Bailey J, Andresen FJ, Omlie C. The Use of Stimulus Preference Assessments for Persons with Neurocognitive Disorder: A Literature Review. Clin Gerontol. 2020 May-Jun;43(3):243-255. doi: 10.1080/07317115.2019.1670313. Epub 2019 Sep 24.

Wright DK, Gastmans C, Vandyk A, de Casterlé BD. Moral identity and palliative sedation: A systematic review of normative nursing literature. Nurs Ethics. 2020 May;27(3):868-886. doi: 10.1177/0969733019876312. Epub 2019 Oct 21.

Yarom N, Hovan A, Bossi P, Ariyawardana A, Jensen SB, Gobbo M, Saca-Hazboun H, Kandwal A, Majorana A, Ottaviani G, Pentenero M, Nasr NM, Rouleau T, Lucas AS, Treister NS, Zur E, Ranna V, Vaddi A, Barasch A, Lalla RV, Cheng KKF, Elad S; Mucositis Study Group of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer / International Society of Oral Oncology (MASCC/ISOO). Systematic review of natural and miscellaneous agents, for the management of oral mucositis in cancer patients and clinical practice guidelines - part 2: honey, herbal compounds, saliva stimulants, probiotics, and miscellaneous agents. Support Care Cancer. 2020 May;28(5):2457-2472. doi: 10.1007/s00520-019-05256-4. Epub 2020 Feb 13.

You E. Nontraditional and Home-Based Self-management Interventions in Cancer Patients With Pain: A Mixed-Method Systematic Review. Holist Nurs Pract. 2020 May/Jun;34(3):138-149. doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000380.

Yu CW, Alavinia SM, Alter DA. Impact of socioeconomic status on end-of-life costs: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Mar 23;19(1):35. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-0538-y.

Zhou J, Wang Y, Jiang G. Oxycodone versus morphine for cancer pain titration: A systematic review and pharmacoeconomic evaluation. PLoS One. 2020 Apr 17;15(4):e0231763. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0231763.

March 2020

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