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Prioritising drugs for single patient (n-of-1) trials in palliative care
Many of the drugs prescribed commonly to palliative care patients have potentially significant side-effects and are of unproven benefit. The acquisition of evidence to support the prescribing of these drugs has been very ...
The Australia-modified Karnofsky Performance Status (AKPS) scale: a revised scale for contemporary palliative care clinical practice [ISRCTN81117481]
Background : The Karnofsky Performance Status (KPS) is a gold standard scale. The Thorne-modified KPS (TKPS) focuses on community-based care and has been shown to be more relevant to palliative care settings than the ...
Creating a research culture in a palliative care service environment: A qualitative study of the evolution of staff attitudes to research during a large longitudinal controlled trial (ISRCTN81117481)
(Centre de Recherche Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montreal, 2008)
This study investigated the impact of a three-year randomized control trial of different models of service provision on palliative care staff associated with the hospice where the trial was being conducted. Eleven open ...