Articles of particular interest in the latest Media Watch Supplement on end-of-life care for underserved and vulnerable population (copy attached):
‘An Interprofessional Approach to Holistic End-of-Life Care in the Long-Term Care Setting,’ University of Iowa College of Nursing.
This guideline was developed from an exhaustive literature review and synthesis of current evidence on identifying end-of-life care in long-term care facilities. Research and other evidence, such as guidelines and standards from professional organizations, were critiqued, analyzed, and used as supporting evidence.
‘Identifying barriers and facilitators of translating research evidence into clinical practice: A systematic review of reviews,’ Health & Social Care in the Community.
This systematic review highlights the key barriers and facilitators for translating research to clinical practice at the individual and organisational levels.
‘Contribution of Eastern Mediterranean Region countries to palliative care journals from 1991 to 2020 and its relationship to the development of palliative care,’ BMC Palliative Care.
There is a slow, steady increase in the PC research from the Eastern Mediterranean Region which corresponds to the slow palliative care (PC) movement in the region as a whole. A metric based on publications in specialized PC journals may be useful in evaluating the development of PC in countries.