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  • Cancer
 
Bausewein C, Booth S, Gysels M, Kühnbach R, Haberland B, Higginson IJ. Understanding breathlessness: cross-sectional comparison of symptom burden and palliative care needs in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cancer. J Palliat Med 2010;13(9):1109-1118. Link
 
Buchanan D, Milroy R, Baker L, Thompson AM, Levack PA. Perceptions of anxiety in lung cancer patients and their support network. Support Care Cancer 2010;18:29–36. Link
 
Chua CK, Wu JT, Wong YY, Qu L, Tan YY, Neo PS, Pang GS. Caregiving and Its Resulting Effects-The Care Study to Evaluate the Effects of Caregiving on Caregivers of Patients with Advanced Cancer in Singapore. Cancers (Basel). 2016 Nov 15;8(11). pii: E105. Link
 
Corner J, Halliday D, Haviland J, Douglas HR, Bath P, Clark D, et al. Exploring nursing outcomes for patients with advanced cancer following intervention by Macmillan specialist palliative care nurses. J Adv Nurs 2003 Mar;41(6):561-74. Link
 
Davies JM, Osborne TR, Edmonds PM, Schey SA, Devereux S, Higginson IJ, Ramsenthaler C. The Myeloma Patient Outcome Scale is the first quality of life tool developed for clinical use and validated in patients with follicular lymphoma. Eur J Haematol. 2017 May;98(5):508-516. doi: 10.1111/ejh.12864. Epub 2017 Mar 9. Link
 
Edmonds P, Higginson IJ, Altmann D, Sen-Gupta G, McDonnell M. Is the presence of dyspnoea a risk factor for morbidity in cancer patients? Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2000; 19:15-22. Link
 
Francis H, Bates MJ, Kalilani L. A Prospective Study Assessing Tumour Response, Survival, and Palliative Care Outcomes in Patients with HIV-Related Kaposi's Sarcoma at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi. AIDS Res Treat. 2012;2012:312564. doi: 10.1155/2012/312564. Epub 2012 Mar 11. Link
 
Gomes B, Calanzani N, Koffman J, Higginson IJ. Is dying in hospital better than home in incurable cancer and what factors influence this? A population-based study. BMC Med. 2015 Oct 9;13:235. doi: 10.1186/s12916-015-0466-5. Link
 
Gysels M, Higginson IJ. Interactive technologies and videotapes for patient education in cancer care: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials. Supportive Care in Cancer 2007; 15:7-20. Link
 
Gysels M, Richardson A, Higginson IJ. Does the patient-held record improve continuity and related outcomes in cancer care: a systematic review. Health Expectations 2007; 10:75-91. Link
 
Harding R. Monitoring patients’ status in advanced cancer. Why use a measure and how to choose one? EONS newsletter Autumn 2010:16-17. Link
 
Harding R, Higginson IJ, Donaldson N. The relationship between patient characteristics and carer psychological status in home palliative cancer care. Supportive Care in Cancer 2003;11:638-643. Link
 
Harding R, Powell RA, Namisango E, Merriman A, Gikaara N, Ali Z, Higginson IJ. Palliative care-related self-report problems among cancer patients in East Africa: a two-country study. Support Care Cancer. 2014 Dec;22(12):3185-92. doi: 10.1007/s00520-014-2301-5.Link
 
Higginson IJ, Hearn J. A multicenter evaluation of cancer pain control by palliative care teams. J Pain Symptom Manage 1997 Jul;14(1):29-35. Link
 
Higginson IJ, Gao W. Caregiver assessment of patients with advanced cancer: concordance with patients, effect of burden and positivity. Health Qual Life Outcomes 2008;6:42. Link
 
Horton R. Differences in assessment of symptoms and quality of life between patients with advanced cancer and their specialist palliative care nurses in a home care setting. Palliat Med 2002 Nov;16(6):488-94. Link
 
Justo Roll I, Simms V, Harding R. Multidimensional problems among advanced cancer patients in Cuba: awareness of diagnosis is associated with better patient status. J Pain Symptom Manage 2009 Mar;37(3):325-30. Link
 
Lerzynski GA, Allen A, Murray SA. An assessment of the ability of the Palliative Care Outcome Scale (POS) in different forms of care to measure palliative care outcomes in different settings. The use of a palliative care outcome measure in cancer patients attending St Columba's day hospice, Edinburgh, and in patients with lung cancer or heart failure in primary care. Z Palliativmedizin 2004;5(19):19-27. Link
 
Malik FA, Gysels M, Higginson IJ. Living with breathlessness: a survey of caregivers of breathless patients with lung cancer or heart failure. Palliat Med. 2013 Jul;27(7):647-56. doi: 10.1177/0269216313488812. Epub 2013 May 23. Link
 
Morita T, Takigawa C, Onishi H, Tajima T, Tani K, Matsubara T, et al. Opioid rotation from morphine to fentanyl in delirious cancer patients: an open-label trial. J Pain Symptom Manage 2005 Jul;30(1):96-103. Link
 
Osborne TR, Ramsenthaler C, Schey SA, Siegert RJ, Edmonds PM, Higginson IJ. Improving the assessment of quality of life in the clinical care of myeloma patients: the development and validation of the Myeloma Patient Outcome Scale (MyPOS). BMC Cancer. 2015 Apr 14;15:280. Link
 
Osborne TR, Ramsenthaler C, Siegert RJ, Edmonds PM, Schey SA, Higginson IJ. What issues matter most to people with multiple myeloma and how well are we measuring them? A systematic review of quality of life tools. Eur J Haematol 2012; 89(6):437-57. Link
 
Osborne TR, Ramsenthaler C, Siegert R, Edmonds P, Schey S,Higginson IJ. Health related quality of life instruments for use in people with multiple myeloma: a systematic literature review. Haematologica 2011; 96(s2):366.
 
Pelayo-Alvarez M, Perez-Hoyos S, Agra-Varela Y. Clinical effectiveness of online training in palliative care of primary care physicians. J Palliat Med. 2013 Oct;16(10):1188-96. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2013.0005. Epub 2013 Aug 29. Link
 
Ramsenthaler C, Osborne TR, Gao W, Siegert RJ, Edmonds PM, Schey SA, Higginson IJ. The impact of disease-related symptoms and palliative care concerns on health-related quality of life in multiple myeloma: a multi-centre study. BMC Cancer 2016;16:427. Link
 
Roll IJ, Simms V, Harding R. Multidimensional Problems Among Advanced Cancer Patients in Cuba: Awareness of Diagnosis Is Associated with Better Patient Status. Journal of Pain & Symptom Management 2009, 37(3):325-330. Link
 
Sherry KL, McAuley G. Symptom prevalence and the use of systematic symptom assessment. Palliat Med. 2004 Jan;18(1):75-6. Link
 
Steinmann D, Schafer C, van OB, Wypior HJ, Bruns F, Bolling T, et al. Effects of radiotherapy for brain metastases on quality of life (QoL). Prospective pilot study of the DEGRO QoL working party. Strahlenther Onkol 2009 Mar;185(3):190-7. Link
 
Stromgren AS, Groenvold M, Pedersen L, Olsen AK, Sjogren P. Symptomatology of cancer patients in palliative care: content validation of self-assessment questionnaires against medical records. Eur J Cancer 2002 Apr;38(6):788-94. Link
 
Subhradev S, Biji M S, Santam C, Sindhu N R, Satheesan B. Pairwise Comparison in Repeated Scores-Application in Palliative Cancer Patients. Journal of Data Science 2015, 795-806. Link
 
Wei G, Higginson IJ. Agreement between terminal cancer patients and their caregivers reported palliative outcomes: the role of caregiving burden. 5th Research Forum of the EAPC. Palliative Medicine 2008;22:401.
 
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
 
Bausewein C, Booth S, Gysels M, Kühnbach R, Haberland B, Higginson IJ. Understanding breathlessness: cross-sectional comparison of symptom burden and palliative care needs in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cancer. J Palliat Med 2010;13(9):1109-1118. Link
 
Bausewein C, Booth S, Higginson IJ. Measurement of dyspnoea in the clinical rather than the research setting. Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care 2008; 2:95-99. Link
 
Higginson IJ, Bausewein C, Reilly CC, Gao W, Gysels M, Dzingina M, et al. An integrated palliative and respiratory care service for patients with advanced disease and refractory breathlessness: a randomised controlled trial. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine 2014. Link
 
  • Dementia
 
Brandt HE, Deliens L, van der Steen JT, Ooms ME, Ribbe MW, van der Wal G. The last days of life of nursing home patients with and without dementia assessed with the palliative care outcome scale. Palliat Med 2005 Jun;19(4):334-42. Link
 
Ellis-Smith C, Evans CJ, Bone AE, Henson LA, Dzingina M, Kane PM, Higginson IJ, Daveson BA, on behalf of BuildCARE. Measures to assess commonly experienced symptoms for people with dementia in long-term care settings: a systematic review. BMC Medicine 2016 Feb 26;14(1):38. doi: 10.1186/s12916-016-0582-x. Link
 
Ellis-Smith C, Evans CJ, Murtagh FEM,Henson LA, Firth A, Higginson IJH and Daveson B; on behalf of BuildCARE Development of a caregiver-reported measure to support systematic assessment of people with dementia in long-term care: The Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale for Dementia. Palliative Medicine DOI: 10.1177/0269216316675096 Link
 
Hermans K, Cohen J, Spruytte N, Van Audenhove C, Declercq A. Palliative care needs and symptoms of nursing home residents with and without dementia: A cross-sectional study. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2016 Sep 16. doi: 10.1111/ggi.12903. [Epub ahead of print] Link
 
  • Healthcare professionals (HCP)
 
Antunes B, Ferreira PL, Harding R, Higginson IJ. Development of a Clinical Aid for Routine Assessment of Symptoms and Multidimensional Outcomes in Palliative Care: Development of the POS/POS-S Score Card. EAPC Scientific Congress, Lisbon, Portugal. European Journal of Palliative Care 2011; P555.
 
Corner J, Halliday D, Haviland J, Douglas HR, Bath P, Clark D, et al. Exploring nursing outcomes for patients with advanced cancer following intervention by Macmillan specialist palliative care nurses. J Adv Nurs 2003 Mar;41(6):561-74. Link
 
Hall S, Kolliakou A, Petkova H, Froggatt K, Higginson IJ. Interventions for improving palliative care for older people living in nursing care homes. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2011; (3): CD007132. Link
 
Higginson IJ. Can Professionals Improve Their Assessments? Editorial. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 1998; 15:149-150.
 
Horton R. Differences in assessment of symptoms and quality of life between patients with advanced cancer and their specialist palliative care nurses in a home care setting. Palliat Med 2002 Nov;16(6):488-94. Link
 
Hughes R, Aspinal F, Addington-Hall J, Chidgey J, Drescher U, Dunckley M, et al. Professionals' views and experiences of using outcome measures in palliative care. Int J Palliat Nurs 2003 Jun;9(6):234-8. Link
 
Slater A, Freeman E. Is the Palliative Care Outcome Scale useful to staff in a day hospice unit? Int J Palliat Nurs 2005 Jul;11(7):346-54. Link
 
  • Heart failure
 
Malik FA, Gysels M, Higginson IJ. Living with breathlessness: a survey of caregivers of breathless patients with lung cancer or heart failure. Palliat Med. 2013 Jul;27(7):647-56. doi: 10.1177/0269216313488812. Epub 2013 May 23. Link
 
  • HIV/AIDS
 
Francis H, Bates MJ, Kalilani L. A Prospective Study Assessing Tumour Response, Survival, and Palliative Care Outcomes in Patients with HIV-Related Kaposi's Sarcoma at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi. AIDS Res Treat. 2012;2012:312564. doi: 10.1155/2012/312564. Epub 2012 Mar 11. Link
 
Harding R, Selman L, Agupio G, Dinat N, Downing J, Gao W, Gwyther L, Mashao T, Mmoledi K, Moll A, Mpanga Sebuyira L, Ikin B, Higginson I. Intensity and correlates of multidimensional problems in HIV patients receiving integrated palliative care in sub-Saharan Africa. BMJ Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2012. 88(8):607-11. Link
 
Harding R, Simms V, Alexander C, Collins K, Combo E, Memiah P, Patrick G, Sigalla G, Loy G. Can palliative care integrated within HIV outpatient settings improve pain and symptom control in a low-income country? A prospective, longitudinal, controlled intervention evaluation. AIDS Care. 2013;25(7):795-804. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2012.736608. Epub 2012 Oct 31. Link
 
Harding R, Simms V, Penfold S, Downing J, Namisango E, Powell RA, Mwangi-Powell F, Moreland S, Gikaara N, Atieno M, Higginson IJ. Quality of life and wellbeing among HIV outpatients in East Africa: a multicentre observational study. BMC Infect Dis 2014; 14(1): 613. Link
 
Karus D, Raveis VH, Marconi K, Hanna B, Selwyn P, Alexander C, Perrone M, Higginson IJ. Service needs of patients with advanced HIV disease: a comparison of client and staff reports at three palliative care projects. AIDS Patient Care and STDs. 2004; 18:145-158. Link
 
Krug R, Karus D, Selwyn PA, Raveis VH. Late-stage HIV/AIDS patients' and their familial caregivers' agreement on the palliative care outcome scale. J Pain Symptom Manage 2010 Jan;39(1):23-32. Link 
 
Lowther K, Selman L, Simms V, Gikaara N ,Ahmed A , Ali Z, Kariuki H, Sherr L, Higginson, IJ, Harding R. Nurse-led palliative care for HIV-positive patients taking antiretroviral therapy in Kenya: a randomised controlled trial. The Lancet HIV 2015. doi:10.1016/S2352-3018(15)00111-3. Link
 
Pappas G, Wolf RC, Morineau G, Harding R. Validity of measures of pain and symptoms in HIV/AIDS infected households in resources poor settings: results from the Dominican Republic and Cambodia. BMC Palliat Care 2006;5:3. Link 
 
Simms V, Gikaara N, Munene G, Atieno M, Kataike J, Nsubuga C, Banga G, Namisango E, Penfold S, Fayers P, Powell RA, Higginson IJ, Harding R. Multidimensional patient-reported problems within two weeks of HIV diagnosis in East Africa: a multicentre observational study. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e57203. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057203. Epub 2013 Feb 19. Link
 
  • Informal carers
 
Dawber R, Armour K, Ferry P, Mukherjee B, Carter C, and Meystre C. Comparison of informal caregiver and named nurse assessment of symptoms in elderly patients dying in hospital using the palliative outcome scale. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2016 Jan 12. pii: bmjspcare-2015-000850. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2015-000850. [Epub ahead of print] Link
 
Giordanoa A, Ciminob V, Campanellac A, Moroned G, Fuscod, Farinottia M et al. Low quality of life and psychological wellbeing contrast with moderate perceived burden in carers of people with severe multiple sclerosis. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, Vol.366, 15 July 2016, Pages 139–145. Link
 
Gomes B, McCrone P, Hall S, Riley J, Koffman J, Higginson IJ. Cognitive interviewing of bereaved relatives to improve the measurement of health outcomes and care utilisation at the end of life in a mortality followback survey. Support Care Cancer. 2013 Oct;21(10):2835-44. doi: 10.1007/s00520-013-1848-x. Epub 2013 Jun 8. Link
 
Harding R, Higginson IJ, Donaldson N. The relationship between patient characteristics and carer psychological status in home palliative cancer care. Supp Care Cancer 2003;11:638-643. Link 
 
Heckel M, Bussmann S, Stiel S, Weber M, Ostgathe C. Validation of the German Version of the Quality of Dying and Death Questionnaire for Informal Caregivers (QoDD-D-ANg). J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Jun 12. pii: S0885-3924(15)00253-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.03.020. Link
 
Higginson IJ, Gao W. Caregiver assessment of patients with advanced cancer: concordance with patients, effect of burden and positivity. Health Qual Life Outcomes 2008;6:42. Link 
 
Krug R, Karus D, Selwyn PA, Raveis VH. Late-stage HIV/AIDS patients' and their familial caregivers' agreement on the palliative care outcome scale. J Pain Symptom Manage 2010 Jan;39(1):23-32.Link
 
Malik FA, Gysels M, Higginson IJ. Living with breathlessness: a survey of caregivers of breathless patients with lung cancer or heart failure. Palliat Med. 2013 Jul;27(7):647-56. doi: 10.1177/0269216313488812. Epub 2013 May 23. Link
 
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
 
Burman R, Vivat B, Edmonds P, Silber E, Higginson IJ. Palliative care needs of people severely affected by multiple sclerosis (MS): views of healthcare professionals. Palliative Medicine 2004; 18:163.
 
Edmonds P, Burman R, Silber E, Hart S, Higginson IJ. Are there differences between those patients severely affected by multiple sclerosis included in and excluded from a randomised controlled trial of a new palliative care service? Palliative Medicine 2006; 20:354.
 
Edmonds P, Burman R, Silber E, Hart S, Higginson I. Evaluation of a novel palliative care service for patients severely affected by multiple sclerosis. Palliative Medicine 2006; 20:245.
 
Edmonds P, Hart S, GAO W, Vivat B, Burman R, Silber E, et al. Palliative care for people severely affected by multiple sclerosis: evaluation of a novel palliative care service. Mult Scler 2010 May;16(5):627-36. Link
 
Giovannetti AM, Pietrolongo E, Giordano A, Cimino V, Campanella A, Morone G, et al. Individualized quality of life of severely affected multiple sclerosis patients: practicability and value in comparison with standard inventories. Qual Life Res. 2016 Nov;25(11):2755-2763. Epub 2016 Apr 28. Link
 
Giordanoa A, Ciminob V, Campanellac A, Moroned G, Fuscod, Farinottia M et al. Low quality of life and psychological wellbeing contrast with moderate perceived burden in carers of people with severe multiple sclerosis. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, Vol.366, 15 July 2016, Pages 139–145. Link
 
Higginson IJ, Edmonds P, Vivat B, Burman R, Silber E. Do people with MS have palliative care needs? European Journal of Palliative Care 2005: EAPC.
 
Higginson IJ, Hart S, Silber E, Burman R, Edmonds P. Symptom prevalence and severity in people severely affected by Multiple Sclerosis. J Pall Care 2006;22:158-165. Link
 
Higginson IJ, McCrone P, Hart SR, Burman R, Silber E, Edmonds PM. Is short-term palliative care cost-effective in multiple sclerosis? A randomized phase II trial. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009 Dec;38(6):816-26. Link
 
Higginson IJ, Vivat B, Silber E, Saleem T, Burman R, Hart S, Edmonds P. Study protocol: delayed intervention randomised controlled trial within the Medical Research Council (MRC) Framework to assess the effectiveness of a new palliative care service. BMC Palliative Care 2006; 5:7. Link
 
Saleem T, Leigh N, Higginson IJ. Symptom prevalence amongst people affected by advanced and progressive neurological conditions – a systematic review. European Journal of Palliative Care 2007: EAPC. Link
 
Sleeman KE, Higginson IJ. A psychometric validation of two brief measures to assess palliative need in patients severely affected by multiple sclerosis. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2013 Sep;46(3):406-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2012.08.007. Epub 2012 Nov 27. Link
 
Solari A, Giordano A, Grasso MG, Confalonieri P, Patti F, Lugaresi A, Palmisano L, Amadeo R, Martino G, Ponzio M, Casale G, Borreani C, Causarano R, Veronese S, Zaratin P, Battaglia MA; PeNSAMI project. Home-based palliative approach for people with severe multiple sclerosis and their carers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2015 Apr 23;16(1):184 Link
 
Solari A, Giordano A, Patti F, Grasso MG, Confalonieri P, Palmisano L, Ponzio M, Borreani C, Rosato R, Veronese S, Zaratin P, Battaglia MA; PeNSAMI Project. Randomized controlled trial of a home-based palliative approach for people with severe multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler. 2017 Apr 1:1352458517704078. doi:10.1177/1352458517704078. [Epub ahead of print] Link
 
Strupp J, Voltz R, and Golla H. Opening locked doors: Integrating a palliative care approach into the management of patients with severe multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis Journal 2016, Vol. 22(1) 13 –18 DOI: 10.1177/ 1352458515608262. Link
 
Vivat B, Edmonds P, Burman R, Silber E, Higginson IJ. Developing a palliative care and neurological service for people severely affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) in southeast London. Palliative Medicine 2004; 18:337.
 
  • Parkinson's Plus syndromes and Parkinson's Disease
 
Higginson IJ, Gao W, Saleem TZ, Chaudhuri KR, Burman R, McCrone P, Leigh PN. Symptoms and quality of life in late stage Parkinson syndromes: a longitudinal community study of predictive factors. PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e46327. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046327. Epub 2012 Nov 7. Link
 
Saleem TZ, Higginson IJ, Chaudhuri KR, Martin A, Burman R, Leigh PN. Symptom prevalence, severity and palliative care needs assessment using the Palliative Outcome Scale: a cross-sectional study of patients with Parkinson's disease and related neurological conditions. Palliat Med. 2013 Sep;27(8):722-31. doi: 10.1177/0269216312465783. Epub 2012 Dec 3. Link
 
  • Patients (service users)
 
Higginson IJ, Gao W. Caregiver assessment of patients with advanced cancer: concordance with patients, effect of burden and positivity. Health Qual Life Outcomes 2008;6:42. Link
 
Horton R. Differences in assessment of symptoms and quality of life between patients with advanced cancer and their specialist palliative care nurses in a home care setting. Palliat Med 2002 Nov;16(6):488-94. Link
 
Pidgeon T, Johnson CE, Currow D, Yates P, Banfield M, Lester L, Allingham SF, Bird S, Eagar K. A survey of patients' experience of pain and other symptoms while receiving care from palliative care services. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2015 Mar 5. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2014-000748. Link
 
Slater A, Freeman E. Patients' views of using an outcome measure in palliative day care: a focus group study. Int J Palliat Nurs 2004 Jul;10(7):343-51. Link
 
Stromgren AS, Groenvold M, Pedersen L, Olsen AK, Sjogren P. Symptomatology of cancer patients in palliative care: content validation of self-assessment questionnaires against medical records. Eur J Cancer 2002 Apr;38(6):788-94. Link
 
  • Renal
 
Brennan F, Collett G, Josland EA, Brown MA. The symptoms of patients with CKD stage 5 managed without dialysis. Progress in Palliative Care 2014. Link
 
Brennan F, Siva B, Crail S. Appropriate Assessment of Symptom Burden and Provision of Patient Information. Nephrology (Carlton). 2013 Apr 16. doi: 10.1111/nep.12075. [Epub ahead of print] Link
 
Bristowe K, Horsley HL, Shepherd K, Brown H, Carey I, Matthews B, O'Donoghue D, Vinen K, Murtagh FE. Thinking ahead--the need for early Advance Care Planning for people on haemodialysis: A qualitative interview study. Palliat Med. 2015 May;29(5):443-50. Link
 
Brown MA, Collett GK, Josland EA, Foote C, Li Q, Brennan FP. CKD in Elderly Patients Managed without Dialysis: Survival, Symptoms, and Quality of Life. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Feb 6;10(2):260-8. doi: 10.2215/CJN.03330414. Link
 
Cheikh Hassan HI, Brennan F, Collett G, Josland EA, Brown MA. Efficacy and safety of gabapentin for uremic pruritus and restless legs syndrome in conservatively managed patients with chronic kidney disease. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Apr;49(4):782-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2014.08.010. Link
 
Douglas C, Murtagh FEM, Chambers EJ, Howse M, Ellershaw J. Symptom management for the adult patient dying with advanced chronic kidney disease: A review of the literature and development of evidence-based guidelines by a United Kingdom Expert Consensus Group. Palliat Med 2009, 23:103-110. Link
 
Lowney AC, Myles HT, Bristowe K, Lowney EL, Shepherd K, Murphy M, O'Brien T, Casserly L, McQuillan R, Plant WD, Conlon PJ, Vinen C, Eustace JA, Murtagh FEM. Understanding What Influences the Health-Related Quality of Life of Hemodialysis Patients: A Collaborative Study in England and Ireland. J Pain Symptom Manage 2015 Dec;50(6):778-85. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.07.010. Epub 2015 Aug 20. Link
 
Murphy E, Murtagh FEM, Carey I, Sheerin NS. Understanding symptoms in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease managed without dialysis: use of a short patient-completed assessment tool. Nephron Clinical Practice 2009;111:c74-c80. Link
 
Murtagh FEM. Improving care at the end of life for renal patients (Editorial). Journal of Renal Nursing 2009; 1(3):109.
 
Saini T, Murtagh FEM, Dupont PJ, McKinnon PM, Hatfield P, Saunders Y. Comparative pilot study of symptoms and quality of life in cancer patients and patients with end stage renal disease. Palliative Medicine 2006; 20:631-636. Link
 
Sexton DJ, Lowney AC, O'Seaghdha CM, Murphy M, O'Brien T, Casserly LF et al. Do patient-reported measures of symptoms and health status predict mortality in hemodialysis? An assessment of POS-S Renal and EQ-5D. Hemodial Int. 2016 Oct;20(4):618-630. doi: 10.1111/hdi.12415. Epub 2016 May 15. Link
 
  • Other
 
Bajwah S, Ross JR, Wells AU, Mohammed K, Oyebode C, Birring SS, Patel AS, Koffman J, Higginson IJ, Riley J . Palliative care for patients with advanced fibrotic lung disease: a randomised controlled phase II and feasibility trial of a community case conference intervention. Thorax 2015 Sep;70(9):830-9. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2014-206583. Epub 2015 Jun 23. Link
 
Harding R, Defilippi K, Cameron D. What palliative care-related problems do patients with drug-resistant or drug-susceptible tuberculosis experience on admission to hospital? A cross-sectional self-report study. Palliat Med. 2016 Oct;30(9):862-8. doi: 10.1177/0269216316637240. Link
 
Hermans K, Spruytte N, Cohen J, van Audenhove C, Declercq A. Informed palliative care in nursing homes through the interRAI palliative care instrument: a study protocol based on the medical research council framework. BMC Geriatrics 2014, 14:132. Link
 
Hughes RA, Aspinal F, Higginson IJ, Addington-Hall JM, Dunckley M, Faull C, et al. Assessing palliative care outcomes for people with motor neurone disease living at home. Int J Palliat Nurs 2004 Sep;10(9):449-53. Link
 
Lerzynski GA, Allen A, Murray SA. An assessment of the ability of the Palliative Care Outcome Scale (POS) in different forms of care to measure palliative care outcomes in different settings. The use of a palliative care outcome measure in cancer patients attending St Columba's day hospice, Edinburgh, and in patients with lung cancer or heart failure in primary care. Z Palliativmedizin 2004;5(19):19-27. Link
 
Selman L, Harding R, Higginson IJ, Agupio G, Dinat N, Downing J, Gwyther L, Gysels M, Ikin B, Mashao T, Mcdaniel B, Mmoledi K, Speck P. 2012. Encompass Collaborative Facilitators of and Barriers to Spiritual Well-being among Patients Receiving Palliative Care in Sub-Saharan Africa. Palliative Medicine. 26(4):404 (Abstract: OA27).
 
Selman LE. 2012. How Do We Measure Spiritual Outcomes? Lessons from Exploring the Construct of Peace in an African Setting. Palliative Medicine. 26 (4): 402 (Abstract: INV14).
 
Verhofstede R, Smets T, Cohen J, Costantini M, Van Den Noortgate N, Deliens L. Improving end-of-life care in acute geriatric hospital wards using the Care Programme for the Last Days of Life: study protocol for a phase 3 cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Geriatr. 2015 Feb 22;15:13. doi: 10.1186/s12877-015-0010-7. Link
 
 
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