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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 ...
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 ...
Development of a subject search filter to find information relevant to palliative care in the general medical literature
The study conﬁrmed that literature relevant to palliative care is difﬁcult to identify in general medical journals. While the ﬁlter developed in this research represents the best trade-off between sensitivity, speciﬁcity, ...