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Palliative Care: Research and Treatment


Palliative Care: Research and Treatment is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal that focuses on clinical, scientific and policy issues surrounding palliative care. The journal welcomes unsolicited article proposals. All articles are listed on PubMed and are freely available via PubMed Central.

Editor in Chief: Dr. Parag Bharadwaj

ISSN: 1178-2242

Processing Speed: High quality, constructive peer review and rapid editorial decision within an average of four weeks.



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2017:9

The Exercise of Autonomy by Older Cancer Patients in Palliative Care: The Biotechnoscientific and Biopolitical Paradigms and the Bioethics of Protection
Márcio Niemeyer-Guimarães, Fermin Roland Schramm
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2017:9 1178224216684831
Original research | Published on 02 Feb 2017



2017:10

Barriers to Access to Palliative Care
Pippa Hawley
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2017:10 1178224216688887
Original research | Published on 20 Feb 2017



An Analysis of Journey Mapping to Create a Palliative Care Pathway in a Canadian First Nations Community: Implications for Service Integration and Policy Development
Jessica Koski, Mary Lou Kelley, Shevaun Nadin, Maxine Crow, Holly Prince, Elaine C Wiersma, Christopher J Mushquash
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2017:10 1178224217719441
Original research | Published on 21 Jul 2017



Health care Professionals’ Experiences and Needs When Delivering End-of-Life Care to Children: A Qualitative Study
Eva Bergsträsser, Eva Cignacco, Patricia Luck
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2017:10 1178224217724770
Original research | Published on 10 Aug 2017



Oncology Update: Anamorelin
Eric Prommer
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2017:10 1178224217726336
Original research | Published on 21 Aug 2017



Palliation Versus Dialysis for End-Stage Renal Disease in the Oldest Old: What are the Considerations?
Lyle S Walton, Gregory D Shumer, Björg Thorsteinsdottir, Theodore Suh, Keith M Swetz
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2017:10 1178224217735083
Original research | Published on 09 Oct 2017



2016:10

Management of Hypoglycemia in Nondiabetic Palliative Care Patients: A Prognosis-Based Approach
Victor C. Kok and Ping-Hsueh Lee
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2016:10 1-5
Original research | Published on 23 Nov 2016



2015:9

Death in Long-term Care: A Brief Report Examining Factors Associated with Death within 31 Days of Assessment
Peter Brink and Mary Lou Kelley
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2015:9 1-5
Original research | Published on 01 Feb 2015



Multidisciplinary Prognostication Using the Palliative Prognostic Score in an Australian Cancer Center
Ruwani Mendis, Wee-Kheng Soo, Diana Zannino, Natasha Michael and Odette Spruyt
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2015:9 7-14
Original research | Published on 02 Aug 2015



Dexmedetomidine for Sedation during Withdrawal of Support
Chris O’Hara, Robert F. Tamburro and Gary D. Ceneviva
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2015:9 15-18
Original research | Published on 25 Aug 2015



Clinical Prediction Rule for Patient Outcome after In-Hospital CPR: A New Model, Using Characteristics Present at Hospital Admission, to Identify Patients Unlikely to Benefit from CPR after In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Satyam Merja, Ryan H. Lilien and Hilary F. Ryder
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2015:9 19-27
Original research | Published on 20 Sep 2015



2014:8

Examining Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders Among Newly Admitted Residents of Long-term Care Facilities
Peter Brink
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2014:8 1-6
Original research | Published on 12 Mar 2014



Levorphanol: Revisiting an Underutilized Analgesic
Eric Prommer
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2014:8 7-10
Original research | Published on 11 May 2014



2013:7

End-of-Life Decisions about Withholding or Withdrawing Therapy: Medical, Ethical, and Religio-Cultural Considerations
Maria Fidelis C. Manalo, MD, MSc
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2013:7 1-5
Original research | Published on 10 Mar 2013



Program Assessment Framework for a Rural Palliative Supportive Service
Barbara Pesut, Brenda Hooper, Richard Sawatzky, Carole A. Robinson, Joan L. Bottorff and Miranda Dalhuisen
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2013:7 7-17
Original research | Published on 27 Jun 2013



Grief and Palliative Care: Mutuality
Paul J. Moon
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2013:7 19-24
Original research | Published on 01 Aug 2013



Situational Analysis of Palliative Care Education in Thai Medical Schools
Krishna Suvarnabhumi, Non Sowanna, Surin Jiraniramai, Darin Jaturapatporn, Nonglak Kanitsap, Chiroj Soorapanth, Kanate Thanaghumtorn, Napa Limratana, Lanchasak Akkayagorn, Dusit Staworn, Rungnirand Praditsuwan, Naporn Uengarporn, Teabaluck Sirithanawutichai, Komwudh Konchalard, Chaturon Tangsangwornthamma, Mayuree Vasinanukorn and Temsak Phungrassami
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2013:7 25-29
Original research | Published on 16 Oct 2013



Pediatric Palliative Care: A Reflection on Terminology
Eva Bergstraesser
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2013:7 31-36
Original research | Published on 21 Oct 2013



Psychiatric Issues in Palliative Care: Assessing Mental Capacity
Itoro Udo, Zeid Mohammed and Amanda Gash
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2013:7 37-42
Original research | Published on 30 Oct 2013



2012:6

Thai Medical Students' Self Assessment of Palliative Care Competencies
Sukanya Srisawat and Temsak Phungrassami
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2012:6 1-8
Original research | Published on 07 Jun 2012



Challenges of Managing Advanced Cancer Patients Through Phone Triaging at an Outpatient Supportive Care Clinic: A Case Series of Palliative Care Patients
Lindsey E. Pimentel, Sriram Yennurajalingam, Elizabeth D. Brown and Debra K. Castro
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2012:6 9-14
Original research | Published on 29 Nov 2012



2011:5

Subjective Definitions of Problems and Symptoms in Palliative Care
Stephanie Stiel, Christina Hollberg, Martina Pestinger, Christoph Ostgathe, Friedemann Nauck, Gabriele Lindena, Frank Elsner, Lukas Radbruch, and The Members of the HOPE Steering Group
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2011:5 1-7
Original research | Published on 17 Apr 2011



Methotrexate Revisited—in Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer
R.P.S. Banipal and M.K. Mahajan
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2011:5 9-13
Original research | Published on 25 May 2011



2010:4

Methadone for Cancer Pain
Eric E. Prommer
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2010:4 1-10
Original research | Published on 26 Jul 2010



Cancer Pain and its Management: A Survey on Interns’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Barriers
Sasikaan Nimmaanrat, Chatchai Prechawai and Temsak Phungrassam
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2010:4 11-17

Original research | Published on 16 Sep 2010



The Impact of Palliative Cancer Care on Symptoms, Quality of Life, and Survival
Sriram Yennurajalingam, Shana Palla and eduardo Bruera
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2010:4 19-20
Original research | Published on 06 Jan 2011



2009:3

Revisiting the Use of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tubes in Patients with Advanced Dementia
Ayesha K. Shaikh, Eric L. Hamilton, Parag Bharadwaj and Katherine T. Ward
Palliative Care Research and Treatment 2009:3 1-2
Original research | Published on 13 Jul 2009



An Opportunity Missed is an Opportunity Lost
Parag Bharadwaj
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2009:3 3
Original research | Published on 05 Mar 2009



Evaluating Palliative Care - A Review of the Literature
Hubert R. Jocham RN, Theo Dassen, Guy Widdershoven and Ruud Halfens
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2009:3 5-12
Original research | Published on 20 Mar 2009 | Highly accessed (previous month)



Preliminary Report of a Pilot Tele-Health Palliative Care and Bioethics Program for Residents in Skilled Nursing Facilities
Sean O’Mahony, Patricia Marthone, Gabriella Santoro, Clare Horn, Sandy Selikson, Tia Powell, Hannah Lipman, Mary Pat Gorman-Barry, Robin Tucker, Nancy Dubler and Peter Selwyn
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2009:3 13-27
Original research | Published on 08 Dec 2009



2008:1

Introductory Editorial (Palliative Care: Research and Treatment)
Parag Bharadwaj
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2008:1 1
Original research | Published on 17 Mar 2008



There’s no Place like Home: Oklahoman’s Preferences for Site of Death
Marianne Matzo and Kamal Hijjazi
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2008:1 3-12
Original research | Published on 11 Sep 2008



2008:Recent Developments in Palliative Care: Research and Treatment Special Issue (2008)

Survey of Palliative Care Concepts Among Medical Students and Interns in Austria: A Comparison of the Old and the New curriculum of the Medical University of Vienna
G. Pohl, C. Marosi, K. Dieckmann, G. Goldner, K. Elandt, M. Hassler, H. Ludwig and H. Watzke
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2008:2 1-7
Original research | Published on 25 Aug 2008



Knowledge Toward Cancer Pain and the Use of Opioid Analgesics Among Medical Students in their Integrated Clinical Clerkship
Maria Fidelis C. Manalo
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2008:2 9-17
Original research | Published on 04 Sep 2008



Palliative Care in Brazil: A Challenge to the Health-Care System
Ciro Augusto Floriani
Palliative Care: Research and Treatment 2008:2 19-24
Original research | Published on 09 Oct 2008





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