- Placebo and nocebo effects in randomized controlled trials: the implications for research and practice
Calvary Health Care Sydney, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia CareSearch, Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia Electronic address
J Pain Symptom Manage 46:722-30. 2013
..The results of this study strongly reinforce the importance of the therapeutic relationship and the context of care. ..
- An online survey of Australian physicians reported practice with the off-label use of nebulised frusemide
Phillip J Newton
Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, PO Box 123 Broadway, Sydney, NSW, 2007, Australia
BMC Palliat Care 11:6. 2012
- Signs of post-traumatic stress disorder in caregivers following an expected death: a qualitative study
Calvary Health Care Sydney, Kogarah, NSW 1485, Australia
Palliat Med 27:625-31. 2013
..There has been little study of the prevalence or significance of post-traumatic stress disorder for those bereaved after an expected death...
- CareSearch - online palliative care information for GPs
CareSearch, Department of Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University, Repatriation General Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Aust Fam Physician 39:341-3. 2010
..General practitioners have always been involved in providing palliative care. As Australia's population ages, the number of patients living with cancer and end stage chronic disease will increase...
- Designing and conducting randomized controlled trials in palliative care: A summary of discussions from the 2010 clinical research forum of the Australian Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative
Tania M Shelby-James
Discipline, Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University, Australia
Palliat Med 26:1042-7. 2012
..Key recommendations are reported, including guidance on design; methodologies; and strategies for maximizing recruitment and retention. These recommendations will help to inform future trial design and conduct in palliative care...
- Until the chemist opens - palliation from the doctor's bag
Southern Adelaide Palliative Services, Repatriation General Hospital, South Australia
Aust Fam Physician 35:225-31. 2006
..All doctors are provided with injectable 'doctor's bag' emergency drugs for use in such a crisis...
- Populations who die without specialist palliative care: does lower uptake equate with unmet need?
David C Currow
Department of Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
Palliat Med 22:43-50. 2008
..Have caregivers of patients who have not accessed SPCS had their needs met?..
- Unique manifestations of catecholamine release in malignant pheochromocytoma: an experience within an inpatient palliative care unit
Nicholas Anthony Coupe
Calvary Hospital, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
J Pain Symptom Manage 43:967-72. 2012
..The potential for metoclopramide to worsen symptoms also was a significant component of management. The case presents rare features of this unusual disease and is unique for its setting within the confines of a palliative care unit...
- The oncologist's role in care of the dying cancer patient
Palliative Medicine Department, Calvary Health Care, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Cancer J 16:532-41. 2010
..Involving a palliative care team supports both oncologists and patients by providing whole-person assessment and care and excellent symptom control and can offer bereavement services to follow up family members after death...