Polly Edmonds

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Do hospital palliative care teams improve symptom control? Use of a modified STAS as an evaluation tool
    P M Edmonds
    St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Palliat Med 12:345-51. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the palliative care needs of patients dying from chronic respiratory diseases and lung cancer
    P Edmonds
    Department of Palliative Care and Policy, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, Weston Education Centre, London, UK
    Palliat Med 15:287-95. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint 'If only someone had told me . . .' A review of the care of patients dying in hospital
    Polly Edmonds
    Department of Palliative Care and Policy, King s College, Weston Education Centre, London
    Clin Med 3:149-52. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Palliative care for people severely affected by multiple sclerosis: evaluation of a novel palliative care service
    Polly Edmonds
    Palliative Care Team, King s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Mult Scler 16:627-36. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Loss and change: experiences of people severely affected by multiple sclerosis
    Polly Edmonds
    Department of Palliative Care and Policy, King s College London, London
    Palliat Med 21:101-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint 'Fighting for everything': service experiences of people severely affected by multiple sclerosis
    P Edmonds
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, and King s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Mult Scler 13:660-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint How common are palliative care needs among older people who die in the emergency department?
    Teresa Beynon
    Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 1:184-8. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Symptom prevalence and severity in people severely affected by multiple sclerosis
    Irene J Higginson
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Kings College London, School of Medicine, London, England, UK
    J Palliat Care 22:158-65. 2006
  9. doi request reprint 'The greatest thing in the world is the family': the meaning of social support among black Caribbean and white British patients living with advanced cancer
    Jonathan Koffman
    King s College London, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, London, UK
    Psychooncology 21:400-8. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of a new model of short-term palliative care for people severely affected with multiple sclerosis: a randomised fast-track trial to test timing of referral and how long the effect is maintained
    Irene J Higginson
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, Cicely Saunders Institute, Bessemer Road, London, UK
    Postgrad Med J 87:769-75. 2011

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Do hospital palliative care teams improve symptom control? Use of a modified STAS as an evaluation tool
    P M Edmonds
    St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Palliat Med 12:345-51. 1998
    ..This study suggests that E-STAS may be a useful tool to evaluate interventions by a hospital palliative care team in patients with advanced disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the palliative care needs of patients dying from chronic respiratory diseases and lung cancer
    P Edmonds
    Department of Palliative Care and Policy, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, Weston Education Centre, London, UK
    Palliat Med 15:287-95. 2001
    ..Among those that knew, LC patients were told earlier prior to death than CLD patients. This study suggests that patients with CLD at the end of life have physical and psychosocial needs at least as severe as patients with lung cancer...
  3. ncbi request reprint 'If only someone had told me . . .' A review of the care of patients dying in hospital
    Polly Edmonds
    Department of Palliative Care and Policy, King s College, Weston Education Centre, London
    Clin Med 3:149-52. 2003
    ..Strategies to improve care, such as the use of integrated care pathways, advance directives and education initiatives, are discussed...
  4. doi request reprint Palliative care for people severely affected by multiple sclerosis: evaluation of a novel palliative care service
    Polly Edmonds
    Palliative Care Team, King s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Mult Scler 16:627-36. 2010
    ..60, p = 0.013). Involvement with the palliative care service appeared to positively affect some key symptoms and reduced informal caregiver burden...
  5. ncbi request reprint Loss and change: experiences of people severely affected by multiple sclerosis
    Polly Edmonds
    Department of Palliative Care and Policy, King s College London, London
    Palliat Med 21:101-7. 2007
    ..Palliative care providers may have expertise in managing loss that could be useful for these patients in partnership with neurological services...
  6. ncbi request reprint 'Fighting for everything': service experiences of people severely affected by multiple sclerosis
    P Edmonds
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, and King s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Mult Scler 13:660-7. 2007
    ..No previous research exists specifically exploring the needs of those people severely affected by multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  7. ncbi request reprint How common are palliative care needs among older people who die in the emergency department?
    Teresa Beynon
    Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 1:184-8. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence and nature of palliative care needs in people aged 65 years or more (65+) who die in emergency departments (EDs)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Symptom prevalence and severity in people severely affected by multiple sclerosis
    Irene J Higginson
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Kings College London, School of Medicine, London, England, UK
    J Palliat Care 22:158-65. 2006
    ..This study sought to assess symptom severity and prevalence in people severely affected by multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  9. doi request reprint 'The greatest thing in the world is the family': the meaning of social support among black Caribbean and white British patients living with advanced cancer
    Jonathan Koffman
    King s College London, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, London, UK
    Psychooncology 21:400-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to explore social support networks and their meaning among Black Caribbean and White British patients living with advanced cancer...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of a new model of short-term palliative care for people severely affected with multiple sclerosis: a randomised fast-track trial to test timing of referral and how long the effect is maintained
    Irene J Higginson
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, Cicely Saunders Institute, Bessemer Road, London, UK
    Postgrad Med J 87:769-75. 2011
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  11. ncbi request reprint How common are palliative care needs among older people who die in the emergency department?
    Teresa Beynon
    Department of Palliative Care, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
    Emerg Med J 28:491-5. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence and nature of palliative care needs in people aged 65 years or more (65+) who die in emergency departments (EDs)...
  12. pmc Palliative care or end-of-life care in advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a prospective community survey
    Patrick White
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, King s College London, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 61:e362-70. 2011
    ..Calls for better end-of-life care for advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) reflect the large number who die from the disease and their considerable unmet needs...
  13. ncbi request reprint The healthcare needs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients in the last year of life
    Helena Elkington
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, King s College London, London, UK
    Palliat Med 19:485-91. 2005
    ..The absence of palliative care services highlights the need for research into appropriate models of care to address uncontrolled symptoms, information provision and end of life planning..
  14. doi request reprint Symptoms in the month before death for stage 5 chronic kidney disease patients managed without dialysis
    Fliss E Murtagh
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:342-52. 2010
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  15. doi request reprint Meanings of happiness among two ethnic groups living with advanced cancer in south London: a qualitative study
    Jonathan Koffman
    King s College London, Cicely Saunders Institute, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, London, UK
    Psychooncology 22:1096-103. 2013
    ..This study explores and compares, for the first time, the centrality and interpretations of happiness across two cultural groups living with advanced cancer...
  16. doi request reprint "I know he controls cancer": the meanings of religion among Black Caribbean and White British patients with advanced cancer
    Jonathan Koffman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Weston Education Centre, King s College London, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 67:780-9. 2008
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  17. pmc Assessing the feasibility, acceptability and potential effectiveness of Dignity Therapy for people with advanced cancer referred to a hospital-based palliative care team: Study protocol
    Sue Hall
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    BMC Palliat Care 8:5. 2009
    ..TRIAL REGISTRATION: Current Controlled Clinical Trials: ISRCTN29868352...