Bridget Candy

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Does involving volunteers in the provision of palliative care make a difference to patient and family wellbeing? A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Division of Psychiatry, University College, London, UK Faculty of Health and Social Care, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 52:756-68. 2015
  2. pmc Using qualitative evidence on patients' views to help understand variation in effectiveness of complex interventions: a qualitative comparative analysis
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London Medical School, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London W1W 7EJ, UK
    Trials 14:179. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Drug therapy for delirium in terminally ill adult patients
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College Medical School, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD004770. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Spiritual and religious interventions for well-being of adults in the terminal phase of disease
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College Medical School, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD007544. 2012
  5. pmc Using qualitative synthesis to explore heterogeneity of complex interventions
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College Medical School, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London W1W 7EJ, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:124. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Drug therapy for symptoms associated with anxiety in adult palliative care patients
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College Medical School, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD004596. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Pharmacological interventions for pain in children and adolescents with life-limiting conditions
    Emma Beecham
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, UCL Division of Psychiatry, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London, UK, W1W 7EJ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD010750. 2015
  8. ncbi request reprint Interventions for supporting informal caregivers of patients in the terminal phase of a disease
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK, NW3 2PF
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD007617. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Enteral tube feeding in older people with advanced dementia: findings from a Cochrane systematic review
    Bridget Candy
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University Cpollege Medical School, London
    Int J Palliat Nurs 15:396-404. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Using qualitative evidence to help understand complex palliative care interventions: a novel evidence synthesis approach
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Unit of Mental Health Sciences, UCL, London, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 4:A41-2. 2014

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Does involving volunteers in the provision of palliative care make a difference to patient and family wellbeing? A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Division of Psychiatry, University College, London, UK Faculty of Health and Social Care, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK Electronic address
    Int J Nurs Stud 52:756-68. 2015
    ..Despite the extent of volunteers' contribution to palliative care, and their role in direct patient care, there has been no systematic evaluation of the evidence-base on volunteers in relation to patient and family wellbeing...
  2. pmc Using qualitative evidence on patients' views to help understand variation in effectiveness of complex interventions: a qualitative comparative analysis
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London Medical School, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London W1W 7EJ, UK
    Trials 14:179. 2013
    ..The potential is recognised for using recipients' views to explore why some complex interventions are effective and others are not. Methods to maximise this potential are poorly developed...
  3. doi request reprint Drug therapy for delirium in terminally ill adult patients
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College Medical School, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD004770. 2012
    ..This is an update of the review published on 'Drug therapy for delirium in terminally ill adult patients' in The Cochrane Library 2004, Issue 2 ( Jackson 2004)...
  4. doi request reprint Spiritual and religious interventions for well-being of adults in the terminal phase of disease
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College Medical School, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD007544. 2012
    ..Although the processes by which these associations occur are poorly understood, there is some research evidence for associations that are mainly positive between spiritual and religious awareness and wellness, such as emotional health...
  5. pmc Using qualitative synthesis to explore heterogeneity of complex interventions
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College Medical School, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London W1W 7EJ, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:124. 2011
    ..To explore heterogeneity in trial findings, we tested a novel approach to integrate qualitative review evidence on patients' perspectives with evidence from a Cochrane systematic review...
  6. doi request reprint Drug therapy for symptoms associated with anxiety in adult palliative care patients
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College Medical School, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD004596. 2012
    ..It may also result from pain, or other untreated or poorly managed symptoms. When anxiety is severe or distressing drug therapy may be considered in addition to supportive care...
  7. doi request reprint Pharmacological interventions for pain in children and adolescents with life-limiting conditions
    Emma Beecham
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, UCL Division of Psychiatry, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London, UK, W1W 7EJ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD010750. 2015
    ..The current literature indicates that pain is not well managed, however the evidence base to guide clinicians is limited. There is a clear need for evidence from a systematic review to inform prescribing...
  8. ncbi request reprint Interventions for supporting informal caregivers of patients in the terminal phase of a disease
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK, NW3 2PF
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD007617. 2011
    ..Such informal caring may involve considerable physical, psychological, and economic stresses. A range of supportive programmes for caregivers is being developed including psychological support and practical assistance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Enteral tube feeding in older people with advanced dementia: findings from a Cochrane systematic review
    Bridget Candy
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University Cpollege Medical School, London
    Int J Palliat Nurs 15:396-404. 2009
    ..Potential benefits or harms of this practice are unclear and the authors aimed to evaluate the outcomes of this intervention...
  10. doi request reprint Using qualitative evidence to help understand complex palliative care interventions: a novel evidence synthesis approach
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Unit of Mental Health Sciences, UCL, London, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 4:A41-2. 2014
    ..This makes it difficult in a systematic review to provide conclusions for palliative care practice. Qualitative evidence has potential in intervention design...
  11. pmc A protocol for an exploratory phase I mixed-methods study of enhanced integrated care for care home residents with advanced dementia: the Compassion Intervention
    Margaret Elliott
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Division of Psychiatry, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    BMJ Open 4:e005661. 2014
    ..We present the protocol for an exploratory phase I study to implement components 1 and 2 in order to understand how the intervention operates in practice and to assess feasibility and acceptability...
  12. doi request reprint Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors in the management of erectile dysfunction secondary to treatments for prostate cancer: findings from a Cochrane systematic review
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    BJU Int 102:426-31. 2008
  13. ncbi request reprint Laxatives or methylnaltrexone for the management of constipation in palliative care patients
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Hampstead Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK, NW3 2PF
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 1:CD003448. 2011
    ..This article describes the first update of this review...
  14. pmc Volunteers in specialist palliative care: a survey of adult services in the United Kingdom
    Rachel Burbeck
    1 Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, University College London Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    J Palliat Med 17:568-74. 2014
    ..Understanding what volunteers do is vital to ensure services develop appropriately to meet the challenges faced by providers of palliative care...
  15. pmc Preferred place of death for children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions: a systematic review of the literature and recommendations for future inquiry and policy
    Myra Bluebond-Langner
    Louis Dundas Centre for Children s Palliative Care, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Palliat Med 27:705-13. 2013
    ..This position, however, usually relies on data concerning adults and not evidence about children. The latter data are scant, primarily retrospective and from parents...