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Patients’ and caregivers’ experiences of driving with chronic breathlessness before and after regular low-dose sustained-release morphine: A qualitative study (2020)
Journal Article
Ferreira, D. H., Boland, J. W., Kochovska, S., Honson, A., Phillips, J. L., & Currow, D. C. (in press). Patients’ and caregivers’ experiences of driving with chronic breathlessness before and after regular low-dose sustained-release morphine: A qualitative study. Palliative medicine, https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216320929549

Background: Chronic breathlessness is a disabling syndrome that profoundly impacts patients’ and caregivers’ lives. Driving is important for most people, including those with advanced disease. Regular, low-dose, sustained-release morphine safely red... Read More about Patients’ and caregivers’ experiences of driving with chronic breathlessness before and after regular low-dose sustained-release morphine: A qualitative study.

Development of a Core Outcome Set to use in the Research and Assessment of Malignant Bowel Obstruction: protocol for the RAMBO study (2020)
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Baddeley, E., Bravington, A., Johnson, M., Currow, D., Murtagh, F., Boland, E., …Boland, J. (2020). Development of a Core Outcome Set to use in the Research and Assessment of Malignant Bowel Obstruction: protocol for the RAMBO study. BMJ open, 10(6), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-039154

Introduction: Studies regarding the management of malignant bowel obstruction (MBO) report conflicting findings. This is partly due to different outcome measures being used to evaluate severity of MBO and the response to treatments. Furthermore, curr... Read More about Development of a Core Outcome Set to use in the Research and Assessment of Malignant Bowel Obstruction: protocol for the RAMBO study.

Screening for Delirium: A survey of delirium screening practice in specialist palliative care units in the UK (2020)
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Woodhouse, R., Siddiqi, N., Boland, J. W., Featherstone, I., & Johnson, M. J. (in press). Screening for Delirium: A survey of delirium screening practice in specialist palliative care units in the UK. BMJ supportive & palliative care, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002251

Objectives Delirium is common and distressing in palliative care settings. This survey aims to describe current practice regarding delirium identification in specialist palliative care units (SPCUs), such as inpatient hospices, in the UK. Methods... Read More about Screening for Delirium: A survey of delirium screening practice in specialist palliative care units in the UK.

Cannabinoids for adult cancer-related pain: systematic review and meta-analysis (2020)
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Boland, E. G., Bennett, M. I., Allgar, V., & Boland, J. W. (in press). Cannabinoids for adult cancer-related pain: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ supportive & palliative care, bmjspcare-2019-002032. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-002032

Objectives There is increased interest in cannabinoids for cancer pain management and legislative changes are in progress in many countries. This study aims to determine the beneficial and adverse effects of cannabis/cannabinoids compared with plac... Read More about Cannabinoids for adult cancer-related pain: systematic review and meta-analysis.


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