Other related publications
The following references relate to research done either about PCOC or palliative care more generally. The references are sorted by year of publication (most recent on top), then by author(s). Many of these publications are authored by PCOC Chief Investigators.
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Virdun C, Luckett T, Lorenz KA and Phillips J (2018) National quality indicators and policies from 15 countries leading in adult end-of-life care: a systematic environmental scan. BMJ Support Palliat Care, doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2017-001432. [Epub ahead of print].
Agar MR, Lawlor PG, Quinn S, Draper B, Caplan GA, Rowett D, Sanderson C, Hardy J, Le B, Eckermann S, McCaffrey N, Devilee L, Fazekas B, Hill M and Currow DC (2017) Efficacy of Oral Risperidone, Haloperidol, or Placebo for Symptoms of Delirium Among Patients in Palliative Care: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Internal Medicine, 177 (1): 34-42.
Clark K, Willis A and Byfieldt N (2017) An Observational Study to Explore the Feasibility of Assessing Bereaved Relatives' Experiences Before and After a Quality Improvement Project to Improve Care of Dying Medical Inpatients. Am J Hosp Palliat Care, 34 (3): 263-8.
Currow DC, Phillips J and Agar M (2017) Population-based models of planning for palliative care in older people. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care, doi: 10.1097/SPC.0000000000000304 [Epub ahead of print].
Mather H, Guo P, Firth A, Davies JM, Sykes N, Landon A and Murtagh FE (2017) Phase of Illness in palliative care: Cross-sectional analysis of clinical data from community, hospital and hospice patients. Palliat Med, doi: 10.1177/0269216317727157 [Epub ahead of print].
Weston A, Kazimirski A, Kenley A, McLeod R and Gripper R (2017) Global innovations in measurement and evaluation. New Philanthropy Capital, London. [Includes a case study on producing tools and benchmarks for a whole sector featuring PCOC]
Clark K, Lam LT, Talley NJ, Quinn J, Blight A, Byfieldt N and Currow DC (2016) Assessing the Presence and Severity of Constipation with Plain Radiographs in Constipated Palliative Care Patients. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 19 (6): 617-21.
Ekström M, Vergo MT, Ahmadi Z and Currow DC (2016) Prevalence of Sudden Death in Palliative Care: Data From the Australian Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 52 (2): 221-7.
Johnson MJ, Bland JM, Gahbauer EA, Ekström M, Sinnarajah A, Gill TM and Currow DC (2016) Breathlessness in Elderly Adults During the Last Year of Life Sufficient to Restrict Activity: Prevalence, Pattern, and Associated Factors. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 64 (1): 73-80.
McCaffrey N, Bradley S, Ratcliffe J and Currow DC (2016) What Aspects of Quality of Life Are Important From Palliative Care Patients' Perspectives? A Systematic Review of Qualitative Research. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 52 (2): 318-28.
Ranse K, Yates P and Coyer F (2015) Factors influencing the provision of end-of-life care in critical care settings: development and testing of a survey instrument. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 71 (3): 697-709.
Antunes B, Harding R, Higginson IJ; EUROIMPACT (2014) Implementing patient-reported outcome measures in palliative care clinical practice: a systematic review of facilitators and barriers. Palliative Medicine, 28 (2): 158-75.
Chan RJ, Webster J, Phillips J and Currow DC (2014) The withdrawal of the Liverpool Care Pathway in the United Kingdom: what are the implications for Australia? Medical Journal of Australia, 200 (10): 573.
Johnson MJ, Bland JM, Davidson PM, Newton PJ, Oxberry SG, Abernethy AP and Currow DC (2014) The relationship between two performance scales: New York Heart Association Classification and Karnofsky Performance Status Scale. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 47 (3): 652-8.
McCaffrey N, Skuza P, Breaden K, Eckermann S, Hardy J, Oaten S, Briffa M and Currow D (2014) Preliminary development and validation of a new end-of-life patient-reported outcome measure assessing the ability of patients to finalise their affairs at the end of life. PLoS ONE, 9(4): e94316.
Phillips JL, Heneka N, Hickman L, Lam L and Shaw T (2014) Impact of a novel online learning module on specialist palliative care nurses' pain assessment competencies and patients' reports of pain: Results from a quasi-experimental pilot study. Palliative Medicine, 28 (6): 521-9.
Witt J, Murtagh FEM, de Wolf-Linder S, Higginson IJ and Daveson BA (2014) Introducing the Outcome Assessment and Complexity Collaborative (OACC) Suite of Measures: A Brief Introduction. King's College London, University of London.
McNamara BA, Rosenwax LK, Murray K and Currow DC (2013) Early admission to community-based palliative care reduces use of emergency departments in the ninety days before death. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 16 (7): 774-9.
McConigley R, Aoun S, Kristjanson L, Colyer S, Deas K, O'Connor M, Harris R, Currow D and Yates P (2012) Implementation and evaluation of an education program to guide palliative care for people with motor neurone disease. Palliative Medicine, 26 (8): 994-1000.
Currow DC, Abernethy AP, Bausewein C, Johnson M, Harding R and Higginson I (2011) Measuring the net benefits of hospice and palliative care: a composite measure for multiple audiences-palliative net benefit. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 14 (3): 264-5.