Affiliation: New South Wales
- Palliative and shared care concepts in patients with advanced colorectal cancerGhauri Aggarwal
Department of Palliative Care, Concord Hospital, Concord, New South Wales, Australia
ANZ J Surg 76:175-80. 2006..A case is presented that incorporates some of these principles and exemplifies the benefits of contemporary palliative care for patients with advanced CRC...
- The interface between palliative medicine and specialists in acute-care hospitals: boundaries, bridges and challengesPaul A Glare
Palliative Care Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050
Med J Aust 179:S29-31. 2003..Palliative medicine in the private sector has some advantages, but specialists also face specific challenges, including the cost of certain drugs, access to the multidisciplinary team and reimbursement issues...
- Palliative care teams in the intensive care unit: a randomised, controlled, feasibility studyWinston Cheung
Department of Intensive Care, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney, NSW
Crit Care Resusc 12:28-35. 2010..To determine whether palliative care teams can improve patient, family and staff satisfaction for patients receiving end-of-life care in the intensive care unit and reduce surrogate markers of health care costs...
- Randomized controlled trial of a prompt list to help advanced cancer patients and their caregivers to ask questions about prognosis and end-of-life careJosephine M Clayton
Medical Psychology Research Unit, Department of Medicine and School of Psychology, and the School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
J Clin Oncol 25:715-23. 2007..To determine whether provision of a question prompt list (QPL) influences advanced cancer patients'/caregivers' questions and discussion of topics relevant to end-of-life care during consultations with a palliative care (PC) physician...