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Exploring the experiences of support with parentally bereaved children and their surviving parents using constructivist grounded theory (2023)
Thesis
Wray, A. (2023). Exploring the experiences of support with parentally bereaved children and their surviving parents using constructivist grounded theory. (Thesis). Hull York Medical School. https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4609487

Background: In the UK, 46,300 children are bereaved of a parent each year. We understand bereaved people need a supportive response from those around them. However, there is limited evidence to inform our understanding of this. Aim: To explore how c... Read More about Exploring the experiences of support with parentally bereaved children and their surviving parents using constructivist grounded theory.

International variation in dialysis discontinuation in patients with advanced kidney disease (2020)
Journal Article
Jassal, S. V., Larkina, M., Jager, K. J., Murtagh, F. E., O’Hare, A. M., Hanafusa, N., Morgenstern, H., Port, F. K., McCullough, K., Pisoni, R., Tentori, F., Perlman, R., & Swartz, R. D. (2020). International variation in dialysis discontinuation in patients with advanced kidney disease. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 192(35), E995-E1002. https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.191631

BACKGROUND: Decisions about dialysis for advanced kidney disease are often strongly shaped by sociocultural and system-level factors rather than the priorities and values of individual patients. We examined international variation in the uptake of co... Read More about International variation in dialysis discontinuation in patients with advanced kidney disease.

Supportive care for end-stage kidney disease: an integral part of kidney services across a range of income settings around the world (2020)
Journal Article
Hole, B., Hemmelgarn, B., Brown, E., Brown, M., McCulloch, M. I., Zuniga, C., Andreoli, S. P., Blake, P. G., Couchoud, C., Cueto-Manzano, A. M., Dreyer, G., Garcia Garcia, G., Jager, K. J., McKnight, M., Morton, R. L., Murtagh, F. E., Naicker, S., Obrador, G. T., Perl, J., Rahman, M., …Caskey, F. J. (2020). Supportive care for end-stage kidney disease: an integral part of kidney services across a range of income settings around the world. Kidney International Supplements, 10(1), e86-e94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.kisu.2019.11.008

© 2020 International Society of Nephrology A key component of treatment for all people with advanced kidney disease is supportive care, which aims to improve quality of life and can be provided alongside therapies intended to prolong life, such as di... Read More about Supportive care for end-stage kidney disease: an integral part of kidney services across a range of income settings around the world.

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.

A longitudinal cohort study of symptoms and other concerns among Nigerian people with stages 3–5 chronic kidney diseases: study protocol (2019)
Journal Article
Olagunju, A. T., Fadipe, B., Buraimoh, R. W., Ale, O. K., Umeizudike, T. I., Ogbolu, R. E., Buyinza, N., Bayuo, J., Mutedzi, B., Nkhoma, K., Namisango, E., Bristowe, K., Yi, D., Downing, J., Aina, O. F., Adeyemi, J. D., Murtagh, F. E., & Harding, R. (2019). A longitudinal cohort study of symptoms and other concerns among Nigerian people with stages 3–5 chronic kidney diseases: study protocol. Annals of palliative medicine, 8(2), 190-198. https://doi.org/10.21037/apm.2018.10.03

Background: The burden of symptoms and other concerns in chronic kidney disease (CKD) is known to be high, adversely affecting the quality of life of the growing number of those with this condition in developing countries. In this paper, we describe... Read More about A longitudinal cohort study of symptoms and other concerns among Nigerian people with stages 3–5 chronic kidney diseases: study protocol.

The conceptual models and mechanisms of action that underpin advance care planning for cancer patients: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials (2018)
Journal Article
Lin, C.-P., Evans, C. J., Koffman, J., Armes, J., Murtagh, F. E., & Harding, R. (2019). The conceptual models and mechanisms of action that underpin advance care planning for cancer patients: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Palliative medicine, 33(1), 5-23. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216318809582

Background: No systematic review has focused on conceptual models underpinning advance care planning for patients with advanced cancer, and the mechanisms of action in relation to the intended outcomes. Aim: To appraise conceptual models and develop... Read More about The conceptual models and mechanisms of action that underpin advance care planning for cancer patients: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials.

Symptoms and concerns among children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions: A systematic review highlighting meaningful health outcomes (2018)
Journal Article
Namisango, E., Bristowe, K., Allsop, M. J., Murtagh, F. E., Abas, M., Higginson, I. J., Downing, J., & Harding, R. (2019). Symptoms and concerns among children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions: A systematic review highlighting meaningful health outcomes. Patient, 12(1), 15-55. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40271-018-0333-5

Background The design and provision of quality pediatric palliative care should prioritize issues that matter to children and their families for optimal outcomes. Objective This review aims to identify symptoms, concerns and outcomes that matter to... Read More about Symptoms and concerns among children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions: A systematic review highlighting meaningful health outcomes.

Advance care planning with patients who have end-stage kidney disease: A systematic realist review (2018)
Journal Article
O'Halloran, P., Noble, H., Norwood, K., Maxwell, P., Shields, J., Fogarty, D., Murtagh, F., Morton, R., & Brazil, K. (2018). Advance care planning with patients who have end-stage kidney disease: A systematic realist review. Journal of pain and symptom management, 56(5), 795-807.e18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.07.008

Context Patients with end-stage kidney disease have a high mortality rate and disease burden. Despite this, many do not speak with health care professionals about end-of-life issues. Advance care planning is recommended in this context but is complex... Read More about Advance care planning with patients who have end-stage kidney disease: A systematic realist review.

Patient empowerment, what does it mean for adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness: A systematic review using critical interpretive synthesis (2018)
Journal Article
Wakefield, D., Bayly, J., Selman, L. E., Firth, A. M., Higginson, I. J., & Murtagh, F. E. M. (2018). Patient empowerment, what does it mean for adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness: A systematic review using critical interpretive synthesis. Palliative medicine, 32(8), 1288-1304. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216318783919

© The Author(s) 2018. Background: Patient empowerment, defined as ‘a process through which people gain greater control over decisions and actions affecting their health’ (World Health Organization) is a key theme within global health and social care... Read More about Patient empowerment, what does it mean for adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness: A systematic review using critical interpretive synthesis.

What is the impact of population ageing on the future provision of end-of-life care? Population-based projections of place of death (2017)
Journal Article
Bone, A. E., Gomes, B., Etkind, S. N., Verne, J., Murtagh, F. E., Evans, C. J., & Higginson, I. J. (2018). What is the impact of population ageing on the future provision of end-of-life care? Population-based projections of place of death. Palliative medicine, 32(2), 329-336. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216317734435

© 2017, © The Author(s) 2017. Background: Population ageing represents a global challenge for future end-of-life care. Given new trends in place of death, it is vital to examine where the rising number of deaths will occur in future years and implica... Read More about What is the impact of population ageing on the future provision of end-of-life care? Population-based projections of place of death.

Systematic review of pharmacological therapies for the management of ischaemic pain in patients with non-reconstructable critical limb ischaemia (2017)
Journal Article
Laoire, Á. N., & Murtagh, F. E. (2018). Systematic review of pharmacological therapies for the management of ischaemic pain in patients with non-reconstructable critical limb ischaemia. BMJ supportive & palliative care, 8(4), 400-410. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2017-001359

Background Critical limb ischaemia (CLI) is a severe manifestation of peripheral arterial disease, characterised by chronic ischaemic rest pain, ulcers or gangrene. Management of ischaemic pain is challenging in patients with no options for revascula... Read More about Systematic review of pharmacological therapies for the management of ischaemic pain in patients with non-reconstructable critical limb ischaemia.

Phase of Illness in palliative care: Cross-sectional analysis of clinical data from community, hospital and hospice patients (2017)
Journal Article
Mather, H., Guo, P., Firth, A., Davies, J. M., Sykes, N., Landon, A., & Murtagh, F. E. (2018). Phase of Illness in palliative care: Cross-sectional analysis of clinical data from community, hospital and hospice patients. Palliative medicine, 32(2), 404-412. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216317727157

© 2017, © The Author(s) 2017. Background: Phase of Illness describes stages of advanced illness according to care needs of the individual, family and suitability of care plan. There is limited evidence on its association with other measures of sympto... Read More about Phase of Illness in palliative care: Cross-sectional analysis of clinical data from community, hospital and hospice patients.

Development of a caregiver-reported measure to support systematic assessment of people with dementia in long-term care: The Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale for Dementia (2016)
Journal Article
Ellis-Smith, C., Evans, C. J., Murtagh, F. E., Henson, L. A., Firth, A. M., Higginson, I. J., Daveson, B. A., & BuildCARE, O. B. O. (2017). Development of a caregiver-reported measure to support systematic assessment of people with dementia in long-term care: The Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale for Dementia. Palliative medicine, 31(7), 651-660. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216316675096

Background: Symptom burden is common for long-term care residents with dementia which if untreated compromises quality of life. Measurement tools can support assessment of symptoms and problems but are not widely used in long-term care settings. We d... Read More about Development of a caregiver-reported measure to support systematic assessment of people with dementia in long-term care: The Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale for Dementia.