Robert G Twycross

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The challenge of palliative care
    Robert G Twycross
    Sir Michael Sobell House, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7LJ, UK
    Int J Clin Oncol 7:271-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Palliative care: an international necessity
    Robert G Twycross
    Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford University, United Kingdom
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 16:61-79. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Itch: scratching more than the surface
    R Twycross
    Sir Michael Sobell House, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7LJ, UK
    QJM 96:7-26. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Patient care: past, present, and future
    Robert Twycross
    Oxford University, United Kingdom
    Omega (Westport) 56:7-19. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Neuroleptics in terminal restlessness
    Robert G Twycross
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 19:55; author reply 57. 2005

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint The challenge of palliative care
    Robert G Twycross
    Sir Michael Sobell House, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7LJ, UK
    Int J Clin Oncol 7:271-8. 2002
    ..Charisma continues to be necessary to prevent palliative care being strangled by an over-rigid bureaucracy, but incorporation into existing health delivery systems is necessary to prevent it being stillborn through lack of resources...
  2. ncbi request reprint Palliative care: an international necessity
    Robert G Twycross
    Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford University, United Kingdom
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 16:61-79. 2002
    ..This commentary describes the development of modern palliative care, some of the elements and underlying philosophical constructs of such care, and calls for expansion and improvement in end of life care throughout the world...
  3. ncbi request reprint Itch: scratching more than the surface
    R Twycross
    Sir Michael Sobell House, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, OX3 7LJ, UK
    QJM 96:7-26. 2003
    ..If the remedies specified fail, paroxetine and mirtazapine should be considered. Ultraviolet B therapy, particularly narrow-band UVB, may be superior to drug treatment for itch in uraemia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Patient care: past, present, and future
    Robert Twycross
    Oxford University, United Kingdom
    Omega (Westport) 56:7-19. 2007
    ..However, at the end of the day, if we are truly to honor Cicely Saunders, palliative care must remain a movement with momentum, combining creative charisma with inevitable bureaucratic routinization...
  5. ncbi request reprint Neuroleptics in terminal restlessness
    Robert G Twycross
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 19:55; author reply 57. 2005