Tag Archives: end-of-life care

On SAGE Insight: Advance care planning, palliative care, and end-of-life care interventions for homeless people: A systematic review

From Palliative Medicine Homelessness is a social and health issue with serious implications for palliative and end-of-life (EOL) care delivery. The aim of this study was to evaluate the evidence surrounding advance care planning, palliative care, and end-of-life care interventions. … Continue reading

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How effective is the Liverpool Care Pathway on the quality of end-of-life care provided to adult cancer patients during their last week of life in hospital?

The Liverpool Care Pathway for cancer patients dying in hospital medical wards: A before–after cluster phase II trial of outcomes reported by family members From Palliative Medicine Death in hospital remains very common for cancer patients in developed countries. Although … Continue reading

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Do prisoners have the right to die at home?

Care or custody? An evaluation of palliative care in prisons in North West England   From Palliative Medicine There has been much reaction to the issue of granting prisoners compassionate leave to die at home. The high profile debate has … Continue reading

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