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281. Palliative care for patients with advanced fibrotic lung disease: a randomised controlled phase II and feasibility trial of a community case conference intervention Full Text available with Trip Pro

Palliative care for patients with advanced fibrotic lung disease: a randomised controlled phase II and feasibility trial of a community case conference intervention Those affected by advanced fibrotic interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) have considerable unmet symptom and psychological needs. Case conferencing has been proposed to address these issues, but requires evaluation.To obtain preliminary information on the impact of a case conference intervention delivered in the home (Hospital2Home (...) ) on palliative care concerns of patients and their carers, and to evaluate feasibility and acceptability.Hospital2Home was trialled at a specialist centre using a Phase II fast-track randomised controlled trial with qualitative interviews. The primary outcome for effect was mean change from baseline of Palliative Care Outcome Scale (POS) (a measure of symptoms and concerns) at 4 weeks. Secondary outcomes included symptom control, quality of life, consent and recruitment rates and percentage of patients

2015 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

282. Pharmacological treatments for fatigue associated with palliative care. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Pharmacological treatments for fatigue associated with palliative care. This review updates the original review, 'Pharmacological treatments for fatigue associated with palliative care' and also incorporates the review 'Drug therapy for the management of cancer-related fatigue'.In healthy individuals, fatigue is a protective response to physical or mental stress, often relieved by rest. By contrast, in palliative care patients' fatigue can be severely debilitating and is often not counteracted (...) in palliative care, with a focus on patients at an advanced stage of disease, including patients with cancer and other chronic diseases.For this update, we searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), MEDLINE, PsycINFO and EMBASE, and a selection of cancer journals up to 28 April 2014. We searched the references of identified articles and contacted authors to obtain unreported data. To validate the search strategy we selected sentinel references.We considered randomised controlled

2015 Cochrane

283. Laxatives for the management of constipation in people receiving palliative care. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Laxatives for the management of constipation in people receiving palliative care. This article describes the second update of a Cochrane review on the effectiveness of laxatives for the management of constipation in people receiving palliative care. Previous versions were published in 2006 and 2010 where we also evaluated trials of methylnaltrexone; these trials have been removed as they are included in another review in press. In these earlier versions, we drew no conclusions on individual (...) effectiveness of different laxatives because of the limited number of evaluations. This is despite constipation being common in palliative care, generating considerable suffering due to the unpleasant physical symptoms and the availability of a wide range of laxatives with known differences in effect in other populations.To determine the effectiveness and differential efficacy of laxatives used to manage constipation in people receiving palliative care.We searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled

2015 Cochrane

284. Dignity-conserving care in palliative care settings: An integrative review (Abstract)

Dignity-conserving care in palliative care settings: An integrative review To report an integrative review of evidence relating to dignity-conserving care in palliative care settings. It will also suggest avenues for future research.Research suggests that dignity is welcomed by those receiving palliative and end of life care. However, as dignity is a subjective term, it is not always explicit how this may be employed by nurses. Given that the preferred place of care for patients with palliative (...) care needs is the home, the issue of dignity may be particularly important for community nurses. Therefore, synthesising evidence of dignity-conserving care for community nurses caring for people with palliative care needs provides clarity in a complex area of palliative care research.Integrative literature review.The review involved key bibliographic and review databases CINAHL, MEDLINE, EMBASE, ASSIA and PsycInfo. Medical Subject Headings and free terms were undertaken for articles published from

2015 EvidenceUpdates

285. Palliative care interventions in advanced dementia [Cochrane Protocol]

Palliative care interventions in advanced dementia [Cochrane Protocol] 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation web address: Timing and effect

2015 PROSPERO

286. Patients' perception of time in palliative care: a meta-synthesis of qualitative studies

Patients' perception of time in palliative care: a meta-synthesis of qualitative studies 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation web address: Timing

2015 PROSPERO

287. Chinese herbal medicine for symptom management in cancer palliative care: systematic review and meta-analysis

Chinese herbal medicine for symptom management in cancer palliative care: systematic review and meta-analysis 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation

2015 PROSPERO

288. The impact of palliative care on cancer patients' health-related quality of life: a systematic review and meta-analysis

The impact of palliative care on cancer patients' health-related quality of life: a systematic review and meta-analysis 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence

2015 PROSPERO

289. Interventions to improve palliative care for surgical patients: a systematic review of the literature

Interventions to improve palliative care for surgical patients: a systematic review of the 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation web

2015 PROSPERO

290. Early palliative care for improving quality of life and survival time in adults with advanced cancer [Cochrane Protocol]

Early palliative care for improving quality of life and survival time in adults with advanced cancer [Cochrane Protocol] 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence

2015 PROSPERO

291. The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of inpatient specialist palliative care in acute hospitals for adults with advanced illness and their caregivers [Cochrane Protocol]

The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of inpatient specialist palliative care in acute hospitals for adults with advanced illness and their caregivers [Cochrane Protocol] 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email

2015 PROSPERO

292. Effectiveness and safety of adjuvant Chinese herbal medicine for cancer palliative care: overview of meta-analyses

Effectiveness and safety of adjuvant Chinese herbal medicine for cancer palliative care: overview of meta-analyses 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence

2015 PROSPERO

293. The use of humour in palliative care

The use of humour in palliative care 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation web address: Timing and effect measures Timing and effect measures Email

2015 PROSPERO

294. What is the value of attendance at palliative day care? A systematic review

What is the value of attendance at palliative day 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation web address: Timing and effect

2015 PROSPERO

295. Strategies used in improving implementation fidelity in RCTs of palliative care complex interventions: a systematic review

Strategies used in improving implementation fidelity in RCTs of palliative care complex interventions: 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence

2015 PROSPERO

296. Acupuncture and related therapy for symptom management in palliative cancer care: systematic review and meta-analysis

Acupuncture and related therapy for symptom management in palliative cancer care: systematic review and meta-analysis 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence

2015 PROSPERO

297. Systematic review: Non-cancer palliative care in the community needs greater interprofessional collaboration to maintain coordinated care and manage uncertainty

Systematic review: Non-cancer palliative care in the community needs greater interprofessional collaboration to maintain coordinated care and manage uncertainty Non-cancer palliative care in the community needs greater interprofessional collaboration to maintain coordinated care and manage uncertainty | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more (...) about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Non-cancer palliative care in the community needs greater interprofessional collaboration

2015 Evidence-Based Nursing

298. A review of evidence-based practice in palliative care for people with intellectual disabilities

A review of evidence-based practice in palliative care for people with intellectual disabilities 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. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation web address

2015 PROSPERO

299. Quantitative study?other: An online learning module improves specialist palliative care nurses? pain assessments and patient-reported pain

Quantitative study?other: An online learning module improves specialist palliative care nurses? pain assessments and patient-reported pain An online learning module improves specialist palliative care nurses’ pain assessments and patient-reported pain | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log (...) in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here An online learning module improves specialist palliative care nurses’ pain assessments and patient-reported pain Article Text Nursing issues

2015 Evidence-Based Nursing

300. Management of Constipation in Adult Patients Receiving Palliative Care

Management of Constipation in Adult Patients Receiving Palliative Care Management of Constipation in Adult Patients Receiving Palliative Care National Clinical Guideline No. 10 November 2015Guideline Development Group The Management of Constipation in Adult Patients Receiving Palliative Care Guideline was developed by a subgroup of the Health Service Executive (HSE)/Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) National Clinical Programme for Palliative Care, known as the Guideline Development (...) Group (GDG). The Guideline Development Group was supported by senior multidisciplinary service leads assembled by the National Clinical Programme for Palliative Care who evaluated the quality of the development process and documentation at key time points. This group was called the Guideline Steering Group. The All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC) awarded an educational bursary to three members of the Guideline Development Group. The AIIHPC had no editorial influence

2015 National Clinical Guidelines (Ireland)