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Implementation lessons learnt when evaluating palliative care interventions in the intensive care unit: relationships between implementation determinants, strategies, and models of delivery (2023)
Thesis
Meddick-Dyson, S. (2023). Implementation lessons learnt when evaluating palliative care interventions in the intensive care unit: relationships between implementation determinants, strategies, and models of delivery. (Thesis). Hull York Medical School. https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4587991

Background Palliative and end-of-life care have important roles in intensive care units (ICUs) given symptom burden and rate of mortality in ICUs. However, we do not know how ICU-based palliative care interventions should be implemented. This system... Read More about Implementation lessons learnt when evaluating palliative care interventions in the intensive care unit: relationships between implementation determinants, strategies, and models of delivery.

The assessment and management of unintentional weight loss associated with cachexia in a primary care setting: a mixed-methods study (2022)
Thesis
Nwulu, U. U. (2022). The assessment and management of unintentional weight loss associated with cachexia in a primary care setting: a mixed-methods study. (Thesis). Hull York Medical School. https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4420753

Introduction: Unintentional weight loss (UWL) is the main symptom of cachexia, a multifactorial syndrome associated with advanced disease. Other symptoms include loss of appetite and muscle weakness. UWL in older adults can be caused by many disease... Read More about The assessment and management of unintentional weight loss associated with cachexia in a primary care setting: a mixed-methods study.

The effects of opioids on cognition in older adults with cancer and chronic non-cancer pain: A systematic review (2019)
Journal Article
Pask, S., Dell’Olio, M., Murtagh, F. E., & Boland, J. W. (2020). The effects of opioids on cognition in older adults with cancer and chronic non-cancer pain: A systematic review. Journal of pain and symptom management, 59(4), 871-893. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.10.022

Context Opioids are prescribed to manage moderate to severe pain and can be used with older adults; however, they may lead to several adverse effects, including cognitive impairment. Objective To identify, appraise and synthesise evidence on i)... Read More about The effects of opioids on cognition in older adults with cancer and chronic non-cancer pain: A systematic review.