Affiliation: Marie Curie Hospice
- The Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) influencing the UK national agenda on care of the dyingJohn E Ellershaw
Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute, Liverpool L25 8QA, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 11:132-4. 2005
- Audit of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient in a Dutch cancer hospitalLaetitia Veerbeek
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Palliat Care 22:305-8. 2006
- Benchmarking: a useful tool for informing and improving care of the dying?John Ellershaw
Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, University of Liverpool, Speke Road, Woolton, Liverpool, L25 8QA, UK
Support Care Cancer 16:813-9. 2008..The objective of this study was to evaluate the utility of participating in two benchmarking exercises to assess the care delivered to patients in the dying phase using the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP)...
- The Liverpool Care Pathway in hospices: an exploratory study of doctor and nurse perceptionsMaureen Gambles
Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, Marie Curie Hospice, Speke Road, Woolton, Liverpool L25 8QA, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 12:414-21. 2006..It is a multiprofessional document providing an evidence-based framework for the dying phase. Widely used in hospitals it has now been adopted for use in hospices...
- Care of the dying patient: the last hours or days of lifeJohn Ellershaw
Marie Curie Centre Liverpool, Speke Road, Liverpool L25 8QA
BMJ 326:30-4. 2003
- Respiratory tract secretions in the dying patient: a comparison between glycopyrronium and hyoscine hydrobromideHeino Hugel
Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, UK
J Palliat Med 9:279-84. 2006....
- Nurses' perceptions of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the dying patient in the acute hospital settingBarbara A Jack
Edge Hill College School of Health Studies, University Hospital Aintree, Longmore Lane, Liverpool, L9 7AL, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 9:375-81. 2003..The results suggest that the nurses have generally found that the LCP had a positive impact on patients, their families and also on nurses and doctors. This article will explore these benefits, as well as potential barriers to its use...
- NSAIDs: gastroprotection or selective COX-2 inhibitor?Andrew Dickman
Marie Curie Centre, Woolton, Liverpool, UK
Palliat Med 18:275-86. 2004..This review discusses the merits of both options and devises a treatment strategy for the safe and cost-effective use of these drugs in the palliative care population...
- Care of the dying: is pain control compromised or enhanced by continuation of the fentanyl transdermal patch in the dying phase?John E Ellershaw
Marie Curie Center, Speke Road, Woolton, Liverpool L25 8QA, United Kingdom
J Pain Symptom Manage 24:398-403. 2002..This study showed that pain control was not compromised in the dying phase with continued use of the fentanyl patch...
- Renal failure and specialist palliative care: an assessment of current referral practiceAlistair McKeown
Nephrology, Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute, Liverpool, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 14:454-8. 2008..This retrospective audit assessed the referral practice for patients with end-stage renal failure from the nephrology service to the specialist palliative care team in a large teaching hospital in the north-west of England...
- Undergraduate training in palliative medicine: is more necessarily better?Stephen R Mason
Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, UK
Palliat Med 24:306-9. 2010..Interpreted through the theoretical model employed, improved self-efficacy and outcome expectancies will result in behavioural change that leads to improved practice and better patient care...
- Developing the Liverpool Care Pathway for the dying childKate Matthews
The Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute, Liverpool
Paediatr Nurs 18:18-21. 2006..The aim of this work is to facilitate the delivery and recording of optimum care for all dying children and their families...
- Towards a good death: the impact of the care of the dying pathway in an acute stroke unitC Jack
Age Ageing 33:625-6. 2004
- 'If only someone had told me ...' a review of the care of patients dying in hospitalJohn E Ellershaw
Clin Med 3:483. 2003
- Enhancing hospital nurses' knowledge of palliative care: a network nurse programmeBarbara A Jack
Edge Hill College Faculty of Health, University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 10:502-6. 2004..Support and networking opportunities were also identified. This article discusses the programme, the evaluation findings and makes suggestions for further research...
- The prevalence, key causes and management of insomnia in palliative care patientsHeino Hugel
Marie Curie Center, Liverpool, United Kingdom
J Pain Symptom Manage 27:316-21. 2004..We conclude that insomnia is a common symptom in terminally ill patients and that improved symptom control should be a priority in the management of insomnia in this group of patients...
- A comparison of cancer patients and nurse specialist's symptom-assessment scores, in an acute hospitalBarbara Jack
Edge Hill College, School of Health Studies, University Hospital, Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool L97AL, UK
Eur J Oncol Nurs 7:130-1. 2003