Reviews, Abstracts and Articles
Reviews of palliative care journal articles
- ASCO: American Society of Clinical Oncology
A comprehensive database of abstracts from meetings and symposia
- EAPC: The European Association for Palliative Care
Abstracts from EAPC conferences
Publications on clinical topics and research
- ESMO: European Society for Medical Oncology
abstracts, virtual meetings and scientific meeting reports
- HINARI: The Access to Research Initiative
Find journals and abstracts online
- HTH: Help the Hospices
Materials to support hospice and palliative care practice and service development
- IOELC: International Observatory on End of Life Care
Observatory publications with numerous downloadable files
Reviews current research in palliative medicine, hospice and end-of-life care in a searchable blog setting with links to reviewed articles
- PCM: Palliative Care Matters
Listing of journal articles with links to abstracts in PubMed
- Palliative Care Network
2011 Winners of the International Palliative Care Network Poster Exhibition
Download PDF (156 KB)
- PPSG: Pain & Policy Studies Group
Library of reprinted articles, position papers, guidelines and regulations
Mindful Medicine Journal Articles
This collection of articles focuses on ethical and professional issues that are critical for the learning and growth of physicians.
- Article: Etiquette-based Medicine
This article emphasizes the importance of manners and etiquette when interacting with patients.
- Communicating with Seriously Ill Patients, Better Words to Say (Must be registered with JAMA to view this article)
This article discusses the importance of communication, word choice, poise and timing when interacting with patience.
- Article: Professionalism, Profession and the Virtues of the Good Physician
This article touches on professionalism and virtues and the essence of what it is to be a good doctor.
- The Personal Ethics of the Physician: Curing Medicine from Within (Must sign in to view article)
This brief essay advocates 6 points to help keep a physician “on track” when burnout, moral malaise, and role confusion are apparent.
- Palliative Cancer Care a Decade Later: Accomplishments, the Need, Next Steps- From the American Society of Clinical Oncology
ASCO Board Approved Special Article that sets an agenda for ASCO, Cancer Centers, Educators and Researchers to integrate palliative care into comprehensive cancer care.
- Please, do not make us suffer any more ...
Human Rights Watch, 47-page report discussing access to pain treatment as a human right.
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