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Perceptions and experiences of laws and regulations governing access to opioids in South, Southeast, East and Central Asia: A systematic review, critical interpretative synthesis and development of a conceptual framework (2020)
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Clark, J., Gnanapragasam, S., Greenley, S., Pearce, J., & Johnson, M. (in press). Perceptions and experiences of laws and regulations governing access to opioids in South, Southeast, East and Central Asia: A systematic review, critical interpretative synthesis and development of a conceptual framework. Palliative medicine, https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216320966505

© The Author(s) 2020. Background: Opioids are essential medicines. Despite international and national laws permitting availability, opioid access remains inadequate, particularly in South, Southeast, East and Central Asia. Aim: To review evidence of... Read More about Perceptions and experiences of laws and regulations governing access to opioids in South, Southeast, East and Central Asia: A systematic review, critical interpretative synthesis and development of a conceptual framework.

Does the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) sufficiently prioritise enablement of access to therapeutic opioids? A systematic critical analysis of six INCB annual reports, 1968-2018 (2020)
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Clark, J. D., Johnson, M., Fabowale, B., Farrelly, M., & Currow, D. (in press). Does the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) sufficiently prioritise enablement of access to therapeutic opioids? A systematic critical analysis of six INCB annual reports, 1968-2018. Journal of Global Health Reports, 4,

Background The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) has overseen international drug control since 1968 with the dual remit of restricting illicit production and use of controlled substances, whilst enabling access for clinical purposes. Two... Read More about Does the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) sufficiently prioritise enablement of access to therapeutic opioids? A systematic critical analysis of six INCB annual reports, 1968-2018.

Psychological concerns of Indian women with breast cancer in different national contexts: a systematic review and mixed-methods synthesis (2020)
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Daniel, S., Clark, J., Gnanapragasam, S., Venkateswaran, C., & Johnson, M. J. (in press). Psychological concerns of Indian women with breast cancer in different national contexts: a systematic review and mixed-methods synthesis. BMJ supportive & palliative care, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-002076

Background: Breast cancer is becoming the most common cancer among women of Indian origin. Little is known about the psychological impact of the disease and its treatment among this population. Aim: To improve understanding of psychological sympto... Read More about Psychological concerns of Indian women with breast cancer in different national contexts: a systematic review and mixed-methods synthesis.

Identification and assessment of breathlessness in clinical practice: a systematic review and narrative synthesis. (2019)
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Elliott-Button, H., Johnson, M., Nwulu, U., & Clark, J. (in press). Identification and assessment of breathlessness in clinical practice: a systematic review and narrative synthesis. Journal of pain and symptom management, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.10.014

Context Breathlessness is common in chronic conditions but often goes unidentified by clinicians. It is important to understand how identification and assessment of breathlessness occurs across healthcare settings, to promote routine outcome assessm... Read More about Identification and assessment of breathlessness in clinical practice: a systematic review and narrative synthesis..

A life or “good death” situation? A worldwide ecological study of the national contexts of countries that have and have not implemented palliative care (2018)
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Clark, J., Barnes, A., Campbell, M., & Gardiner, C. (2019). A life or “good death” situation? A worldwide ecological study of the national contexts of countries that have and have not implemented palliative care. Journal of pain and symptom management, 57(4), 793-801. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.12.007

Context Palliative care advocates argue that service implementation is feasible in all settings. Yet, services have developed patchily in low- and middle-income settings. Beyond Human Development Index indicators, there has been limited engagement w... Read More about A life or “good death” situation? A worldwide ecological study of the national contexts of countries that have and have not implemented palliative care.

Reframing global palliative care advocacy for the sustainable development goal era: A qualitative study of the views of international palliative care experts (2018)
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Clark, J., Barnes, A., & Gardiner, C. (2018). Reframing global palliative care advocacy for the sustainable development goal era: A qualitative study of the views of international palliative care experts. Journal of pain and symptom management, 56(3), 363-370. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.06.009

Context The World Health Assembly Palliative Care Resolution in 2014 and the inclusion of palliative care within the sustainable development goals raised optimism that palliative care would no longer be a peripheral aspect of global health. However,... Read More about Reframing global palliative care advocacy for the sustainable development goal era: A qualitative study of the views of international palliative care experts.