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Attached is this week's issue (#610):
Of particular interest:
Feeling like a burden to others and the wish to hasten death in patients with advanced illness: A systematic review
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and the “five stages” model in a sampling of recent textbooks published in 10 countries outside the U.S
What do family caregivers know about palliative care? Results from a national survey [in the U.S.]
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Attached is this week's issue (#609).
Compelling results that a problem‐solving intervention improves hospice family caregiver outcomes
The myth of “no place like home” when it comes to end of life
Attached is this week's issue (#608).
Preventive drugs in the last year of life of older adults with cancer: Is there room for deprescribing?
Appropriate frameworks for economic evaluation of end-of-life care: A qualitative investigation with stakeholders
Patient-provider care goal concordance: Implications for palliative care decisions
Attached is this week's issue (#607).
Withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment: Ethically equivalent?
The limits of “life-limiting”
Making and measuring an impact in a digital world: The role of social media and the medical journal
Attached is this week's issue (#606).
How to talk about attitudes toward the end of life: A qualitative study
Let’s talk with children about life-threatening diseases
“So isolation comes in, discrimination and you find many people dying quietly without any family support”: Accessing palliative care for key populations – an in-depth qualitative study
Attached is this week's issue (#605).
Helping the demand find the supply: Messaging the value of specialty palliative care directly to those with serious illnesses
Do mention the D word
The deteriorating patient representative on a palliative care quality committee: Ethical and practical considerations
Attached is the current issue of Media Watch (#604).
The ethics of prioritizing access to palliative care: A qualitative study
Changing perceptions is more important than changing names
Patients’ views on care and their association with outcomes in palliative care
Attached is the current issue of Media Watch (#603).
Serious choices: A systematic environmental scan of decision aids and their use for seriously ill people near death
Palliative care and public health: An asymmetrical relationship?
Attached is the current issue of Media Watch (#602).
Breaking silence: A survey of barriers to goals-of-care discussions from the perspective of oncology practitioners
A practical approach to assessing and mitigating loneliness and isolation in older adults
Has the National Health Service Long Term Plan forgotten we are all going to die?
Attached is the current issue of Media Watch (#601).
The ageing and deinstitutionalisation of death: Evidence from England and Wales
Emergency department-based palliative interventions: A novel approach to palliative care in the emergency department
Representations of palliative care, euthanasia and assisted dying within advocacy declarations
Attached is the current issue of Media Watch (#600).
Unpacking “the cloud”: A framework for implementing public health approaches to palliative care
Cancer and opioids: Patient Experiences with Stigma (COPES)
The clinical evaluation of the wish to hasten death is not upsetting for advanced cancer patients: A cross-sectional study
Attached is the current issue of Media Watch (#599).
Public policy: An analgesia for opioid diversion
Can Death Cafés resuscitate morale in hospitals?
Early palliative care: Pro, but please be precise!
Attached is the current issue of Media Watch (#598).
“This condition isn’t going to get any better so I can’t see why we’re prolonging it”: Risks and benefits of using empirical research to inform normative decisions concerning end-of-life care
Top ten tips palliative care clinicians should know about medical cannabis
Reducing the role of the courts in treatment withdrawal
Attached is the current issue of Media Watch (#597).
New definition of palliative care
Spiritual uncertainty among hospice providers – “there were tensions”
Understanding the barriers to introducing early palliative care for patients with advanced cancer: A qualitative study
Attached is the current issue of Media Watch (#596).
Visualizing end-of-life care
Caring for dying patients: Visual narratives from the intensive care unit
What does the word “treatable” mean? Implications for communication and decision-making in critical illness
Predatory open-access publishing in palliative and supportive care