Ferraz Goncalves

Summary

Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A cross-sectional survey of pain in palliative care in Portugal
    Ferraz Goncalves
    Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, Porto, Portugal
    Support Care Cancer 21:2033-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Variation in the incidence of agitated delirium during the day in a palliative care unit: a preliminary report
    Ferraz Goncalves
    Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, Rua Dr Antonio Bernardino de Almeida, Porto, Portugal
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 30:111-3. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Thalidomide for the control of severe paraneoplastic pruritus associated with Hodgkin's disease
    Ferraz Goncalves
    Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, Porto, Portugal
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 27:486-7. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Attitudes toward end-of-life situations other than euthanasia and assisted suicide among Portuguese oncologists
    José António Ferraz Gonçalves
    Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, UCP R, Rua Dr Antonio Bernardino de Almeida, Porto, Portugal
    Support Care Cancer 18:1271-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Attitudes toward assisted death amongst Portuguese oncologists
    Ferraz Goncalves
    Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, UCP R, Rua Dr Antonio Bernardino de Almeida, 4200 072 Porto, Portugal
    Support Care Cancer 18:359-66. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Validation of a consciousness level scale for palliative care
    F Goncalves
    Palliative Care Unit Network, Portuguese Institute of Oncology, Porto, Portugal
    Palliat Med 22:724-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Gastrostomies in palliative care
    Ferraz Goncalves
    Unidade de Cuidados Continuados, Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, Rua Dr Antonio Bernardino de Almeida, Porto, Portugal
    Support Care Cancer 14:1147-51. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Temporal distribution of deaths in cancer patients during the day in different settings
    José Ferraz Gonçalves
    Palliative Care Unit, Portguese Institute of Oncology Porto Center, Porto Portugal
    J Palliat Med 8:528-33. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of a prognostic index in cancer patients with low performance status
    José Ferraz Gonçalves
    Unidade de Cuidados Continuados, Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, 4200 072 Porto, Portugal
    Support Care Cancer 13:752-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The last forty-eight hours of life in a Portuguese palliative care unit: does it differ from elsewhere?
    J Ferraz Goncalves
    Unidade de Cuidados Continuados, Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, Porto, Portugal
    J Palliat Med 6:895-900. 2003

Collaborators

  • José Ferraz Gonçalves
  • José António Ferraz Gonçalves
  • Margarida Alvarenga
  • J Ferraz Goncalves
  • J A Goncalves
  • Isabel Costa
  • Eugenia Fonseca
  • Carolina Monteiro
  • Maria Rosa Morais
  • Alexandra Silva

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint A cross-sectional survey of pain in palliative care in Portugal
    Ferraz Goncalves
    Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, Porto, Portugal
    Support Care Cancer 21:2033-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this work is to study the prevalence, intensity, and treatment of pain in Portuguese palliative care teams...
  2. doi request reprint Variation in the incidence of agitated delirium during the day in a palliative care unit: a preliminary report
    Ferraz Goncalves
    Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, Rua Dr Antonio Bernardino de Almeida, Porto, Portugal
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 30:111-3. 2013
    ..The reverse situation occurs in all other hours of the day. The chi-square goodness of fit test proves that the differences are statistically significant (P < .001)...
  3. doi request reprint Thalidomide for the control of severe paraneoplastic pruritus associated with Hodgkin's disease
    Ferraz Goncalves
    Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, Porto, Portugal
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 27:486-7. 2010
    ..She was at last able to sleep properly at night. She remained with a low level of pruritus until her death in July 2008, at the same dose of thalidomide...
  4. doi request reprint Attitudes toward end-of-life situations other than euthanasia and assisted suicide among Portuguese oncologists
    José António Ferraz Gonçalves
    Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, UCP R, Rua Dr Antonio Bernardino de Almeida, Porto, Portugal
    Support Care Cancer 18:1271-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the attitude of Portuguese oncologists toward end-of-life situations other than euthanasia and assisted suicide...
  5. doi request reprint Attitudes toward assisted death amongst Portuguese oncologists
    Ferraz Goncalves
    Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, UCP R, Rua Dr Antonio Bernardino de Almeida, 4200 072 Porto, Portugal
    Support Care Cancer 18:359-66. 2010
    ..The attitudes and practise of doctors concerning euthanasia and assisted suicide have been the subject of studies performed in many countries. However, these issues have not been studied properly in Portugal...
  6. doi request reprint Validation of a consciousness level scale for palliative care
    F Goncalves
    Palliative Care Unit Network, Portuguese Institute of Oncology, Porto, Portugal
    Palliat Med 22:724-9. 2008
    ..It is very ease to use, not time consuming and can be used with minimal training. Communication between professionals can be improved in the clinical setting and in the research environment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gastrostomies in palliative care
    Ferraz Goncalves
    Unidade de Cuidados Continuados, Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, Rua Dr Antonio Bernardino de Almeida, Porto, Portugal
    Support Care Cancer 14:1147-51. 2006
    ..To evaluate what happened to the patients monitored at our palliative care unit (PCU) who underwent gastrostomy between October 1994 and January 2005, a retrospective audit was made...
  8. ncbi request reprint Temporal distribution of deaths in cancer patients during the day in different settings
    José Ferraz Gonçalves
    Palliative Care Unit, Portguese Institute of Oncology Porto Center, Porto Portugal
    J Palliat Med 8:528-33. 2005
    ..Even death is not evenly distributed during the day. Significant differences in the time of death through the day could influence the work planning and care activities...
  9. ncbi request reprint Development of a prognostic index in cancer patients with low performance status
    José Ferraz Gonçalves
    Unidade de Cuidados Continuados, Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, 4200 072 Porto, Portugal
    Support Care Cancer 13:752-6. 2005
    ..In what concerns bedridden patients, survival varies between hours and months. Therefore it would be useful to develop a method which could allow a more precise estimation of the length of survival in these patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint The last forty-eight hours of life in a Portuguese palliative care unit: does it differ from elsewhere?
    J Ferraz Goncalves
    Unidade de Cuidados Continuados, Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, Porto, Portugal
    J Palliat Med 6:895-900. 2003
    ..Only 12% of the patients received parenteral fluids, usually via hypodermoclisis. Death was considered by staff to have been peaceful in 86% of cases. Our practice appears to mirror that of other palliative care groups...
  11. ncbi request reprint A Portuguese palliative care unit
    J A Goncalves
    Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, Unidade de Cuidados Continuados, R Dr Antonio Bernardino de Almeida, 4200 072 Porto, Portugal or
    Support Care Cancer 9:4-7. 2001
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  12. doi request reprint A survey of the sedation practice of Portuguese palliative care teams
    Ferraz Goncalves
    Unidade de Cuidados Paliativos, Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, 4200 072 Porto, Portugal
    Support Care Cancer 20:3123-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to study the practice of sedation by Portuguese palliative care teams...
  13. doi request reprint A protocol for the acute control of agitation in palliative care: a preliminary report
    Ferraz Goncalves
    1Portuguese Institute of Oncology, Porto, Portugal
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 29:522-4. 2012
    ..In 71 cases (83%), only the first dose was needed. There were no significant complications...
  14. ncbi request reprint Morphine toxicity in renal failure
    Ferraz Goncalves
    Unidade de Cuidados Continuados, Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, Porto, Portugal
    J Opioid Manag 2:174-6. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Breaking bad news: experiences and preferences of advanced cancer patients at a Portuguese oncology centre
    Ferraz Goncalves
    Palliative Care Unit, Portuguese Institute of Oncology, Oporto
    Palliat Med 19:526-31. 2005
    ..We concluded that, although most patients had been informed of their disease, there remains many problems, the most important of which, in our view, is the difference between the information provided and the patients' needs...