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1. Mattresses or Overlays Used in Palliative End-of-Life Care: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

Mattresses or Overlays Used in Palliative End-of-Life Care: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines Mattresses or Overlays Used in Palliative End-of-Life Care: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Mattresses or Overlays Used in Palliative End-of-Life Care: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines Mattresses or Overlays Used in Palliative End-of-Life Care: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines Last updated: January 30, 2019 Project Number: RB1304-000 Product Line: Research Type (...) : Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result type: Report Question What is the clinical evidence regarding patient comfort and satisfaction with mattresses or mattress overlays used in palliative end-of-life care? What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of mattresses or mattress overlays in palliative end-of-life care? Key Message One non-randomized study and one evidence-based guideline were identified regarding the use of mattresses in palliative end-of-life care

2019 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

2. End of life and palliative care: the policy landscape

End of life and palliative care: the policy landscape End of life and palliative care: the policy landscape Report of a workshop held in February 2019 The Academy of Medical Sciences 2 The Academy of Medical Sciences is the independent body in the UK representing the diversity of medical science. Our elected Fellows are the UK’s leading medical scientists from hospitals, academia, industry and the public service. Our mission is to advance biomedical and health research and its translation (...) for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy to the Academy that was also used to support this project. This work is © The Academy of Medical Sciences and is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International. The Academy of Medical Sciences 3 End of life and palliative care: the policy landscape Report of a workshop held in February 2019 Contents Executive Summary 4 Introduction 6 Context setting 9 Key themes in end of life and palliative care 14 Next steps 22 Annex 1 23 Annex 2: Attendee List 25

2019 Academy of Medical Sciences

3. Pediatric Palliative Care Assessment Tools in the Home-Care Setting: Guidelines

Pediatric Palliative Care Assessment Tools in the Home-Care Setting: Guidelines Pediatric Palliative Care Assessment Tools in the Home-Care Setting: Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Pediatric Palliative Care Assessment Tools in the Home-Care Setting: Guidelines Pediatric Palliative Care Assessment Tools in the Home-Care Setting: Guidelines Last updated: August 2, 2019 Project Number: RB1372-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary of Abstracts (...) Result type: Report Question What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding home-care assessments for pediatric palliative-care patients? Key Message One evidence-based guideline was identified regarding home-care assessments for pediatric palliative-care patients. Files Rapid Response Summary of Abstracts Published : August 2, 2019 Follow us: © 2019 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Get our newsletter:

2019 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

4. Perinatal Palliative Care

Perinatal Palliative Care Perinatal Palliative Care - ACOG Menu ▼ Perinatal Palliative Care Page Navigation ▼ Number 786 Committee on Obstetric Practice Committee on Ethics The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine endorse this document. This Committee Opinion was developed by the Committee on Obstetric Practice with the assistance of committee member Russell S. Miller, MD and the American Academy of Pediatrics’ liaison member James J. Cummings, MD (...) ; and the Committee on Ethics with the assistance of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ liaison member Robert Macauley, MD and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s liaison member Steven J. Ralston, MD, MPH. Perinatal Palliative Care ABSTRACT : Perinatal palliative care refers to a coordinated care strategy that comprises options for obstetric and newborn care that include a focus on maximizing quality of life and comfort for newborns with a variety of conditions considered to be life-limiting in early

2019 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

5. Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care | From the American Academy of Pediatrics | Pediatrics '); document.write(''); } function OAS_AD(pos) { if (OAS_version >= 11 && typeof(OAS_RICH)!='undefined') { OAS_RICH(pos); } else { OAS_NORMAL(pos); } } //--> Search for this keyword Source User menu Sections Sign up for highlighting editor-chosen studies with the greatest impact on clinical care. Clinical Practice Guidelines (...) for Quality Palliative Care The American Academy of Pediatrics has endorsed the following publication: National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care, National Consensus Project. Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care . 4th ed. Richmond, VA: National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care; 2018. Available at: . All statements of endorsement from the American Academy of Pediatrics automatically expire 5 years after publication unless reaffirmed, retired, or revised at or before

2019 American Academy of Pediatrics

6. Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy versus standard of care palliative treatment in patients with oligometastatic cancers (SABR-COMET): a randomised, phase 2, open-label trial. (PubMed)

Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy versus standard of care palliative treatment in patients with oligometastatic cancers (SABR-COMET): a randomised, phase 2, open-label trial. The oligometastatic paradigm suggests that some patients with a limited number of metastases might be cured if all lesions are eradicated. Evidence from randomised controlled trials to support this paradigm is scarce. We aimed to assess the effect of stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) on survival, oncological (...) ), we randomly assigned patients (1:2) to receive either palliative standard of care treatments alone (control group), or standard of care plus SABR to all metastatic lesions (SABR group), using a computer-generated randomisation list with permuted blocks of nine. Neither patients nor physicians were masked to treatment allocation. The primary endpoint was overall survival. We used a randomised phase 2 screening design with a two-sided α of 0·20 (wherein p<0·20 designates a positive trial). All

2019 Lancet

7. Would You Refer This Patient With Cancer to a Palliative Care Specialist?: Grand Rounds Discussion From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. (PubMed)

Would You Refer This Patient With Cancer to a Palliative Care Specialist?: Grand Rounds Discussion From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In 2016, the American Society of Clinical Oncology published a guideline recommending that all patients with advanced cancer be referred to palliative care providers. This recommendation was based on a series of trials showing that palliative care, when added to standard oncology treatment, improves outcomes, including quality of life. Here, 2 oncologists (...) , 1 of whom is also a palliative care specialist, debate the guideline and discuss how best to care for a 71-year-old woman with metastatic neuroendocrine carcinoma who has a short life expectancy but feels well and has no symptoms related to her cancer or chemotherapy.

2019 Annals of Internal Medicine

8. The effectiveness of a nurse-led short term life review intervention in enhancing the spiritual and psychological well-being of people receiving palliative care: A mixed method study

The effectiveness of a nurse-led short term life review intervention in enhancing the spiritual and psychological well-being of people receiving palliative care: A mixed method study A life review is a promising intervention to enhance spiritual well-being in older people. Conventional life review interventions are lengthy and often led by psychologists.This is the first randomised controlled trial study to examine the effectiveness and applicability of a nurse-led short term life-review (...) blinded to the group assignment.The study was conducted in three publicly funded regional hospitals in Hong Kong.The target population were people suffering from life-limiting diseases, and receiving hospitalised, day hospice or outreach home care from the palliative care team.Two sets of questionnaires were used: the spiritual sub-scale of the McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire, Hong Kong version and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, Chinese version. The intervention process was assessed

2019 EvidenceUpdates

9. Early specialist palliative care on quality of life for malignant pleural mesothelioma: a randomised controlled trial

Early specialist palliative care on quality of life for malignant pleural mesothelioma: a randomised controlled trial Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) has a high symptom burden and poor survival. Evidence from other cancer types suggests some benefit in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) with early specialist palliative care (SPC) integrated with oncological services, but the certainty of evidence is low.We performed a multicentre, randomised, parallel group controlled trial comparing (...) early referral to SPC versus standard care across 19 hospital sites in the UK and one large site in Western Australia. Participants had newly diagnosed MPM; main carers were additionally recruited.review by SPC within 3 weeks of allocation and every 4 weeks throughout the study. HRQoL was assessed at baseline and every 4 weeks with the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Quality of Life Questionnaire Core 30.change in EORTC C30 Global Health Status 12 weeks after

2019 EvidenceUpdates

10. Delirium is common among adults receiving palliative care and could be better recognised

Delirium is common among adults receiving palliative care and could be better recognised Delirium recognition in palliative care Discover Portal Discover Portal Delirium is common among adults receiving palliative care and could be better recognised Published on 20 November 2018 doi: Between a quarter and two-thirds of adults admitted to specialist palliative care units experience delirium, or acute confusion. The findings come from a mixed methods project which included a systematic review (...) of the number of people living with delirium. Estimates are mostly applicable to older adults with advanced cancer. The project also included interviews with nurses in Australian palliative care units to look at delirium assessment and use of screening tools. The findings highlighted that systems which formally diagnose delirium were not commonly used. Delirium guidelines made little reference to palliative care. The qualitative findings may also have relevance to the UK, though systems will differ

2019 NIHR Dissemination Centre

11. Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care PEDIATRICS Volume 143, number 1, January 2019:e20183310 FROM THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS The American Academy of Pediatrics has endorsed the following publication: National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care, National Consensus Project. Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care. 4th ed. Richmond, VA: National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care; 2018. Available at: www. nationalcoalition hpc. org/ ncp (...) . All statements of endorsement from the American Academy of Pediatrics automatically expire 5 years after publication unless reaffirmed, retired, or revised at or before that time. Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care To cite: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care. Pediatrics. 2019;143(1):e20183310 DOI: https:// doi. or g/ 10. 1542/ peds. 2018- 3310 PEDIATRICS (ISSN Numbers: Print, 0031-4005; Online, 1098-4275). Copyright © 2019 by the American Academy

2019 American Academy of Pediatrics

12. What is the effect of Trancutaneous Electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) on pain in Palliative care patients? A systematic review

What is the effect of Trancutaneous Electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) on pain in Palliative care patients? A systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any

2019 PROSPERO

13. A systematic review of the effectiveness of strategies used to assess sexuality and sexual health concerns in palliative care patients

A systematic review of the effectiveness of strategies used to assess sexuality and sexual health concerns in palliative care patients Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration

2019 PROSPERO

14. Prevalence, predictors and treatment of insomnia in palliative care: a systematic review

Prevalence, predictors and treatment of insomnia in palliative care: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites

2019 PROSPERO

15. The concept and evidence of palliative care needs of patients with serious illnesses across africa: a systematic review of literature

The concept and evidence of palliative care needs of patients with serious illnesses across africa: a systematic review of literature Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record

2019 PROSPERO

16. Validated delirium screening tools in palliative care: a systematic review

Validated delirium screening tools in palliative care: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email

2019 PROSPERO

17. Palliative care in neonatal intensive care unit: a systematic review

Palliative care in neonatal intensive care unit: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation

2019 PROSPERO

18. Palliative care in hematologic malignancies: a systematic review

Palliative care in hematologic malignancies: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g

2019 PROSPERO

19. Communication in palliative health care: a systematic narrative review

Communication in palliative health care: a systematic narrative review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation

2019 PROSPERO

20. Opportunities for palliative care in patients with burn injuries

Opportunities for palliative care in patients with burn injuries Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g

2019 PROSPERO