Bridget Candy

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Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc Development of a model for integrated care at the end of life in advanced dementia: A whole systems UK-wide approach
    Louise Jones
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, Division of Psychiatry, University College London UCL, London, UK
    Palliat Med 30:279-95. 2016
  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 Interventions for sexual dysfunction following treatments for cancer in women
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, UCL Division of Psychiatry, 6th Floor, Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, UK, W1T 7NF
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD005540. 2016
  5. 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
  6. 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 . 2012
  7. pmc UK quality statements on end of life care in dementia: a systematic review of research evidence
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, UCL Division of Psychiatry, 6th Floor, Wing B, Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NF, UK
    BMC Palliat Care 14:51. 2015
  8. 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
  9. pmc The under reporting of recruitment strategies in research with children with life-threatening illnesses: A systematic review
    Briony F Hudson
    Louis Dundas Centre for Children s Palliative Care, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, UCL Division of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Palliat Med . 2016
  10. doi request reprint Laxatives for the management of constipation in people receiving palliative care
    Bridget Candy
    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 5:CD003448. 2015

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  1. 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...
  2. pmc Development of a model for integrated care at the end of life in advanced dementia: A whole systems UK-wide approach
    Louise Jones
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, Division of Psychiatry, University College London UCL, London, UK
    Palliat Med 30:279-95. 2016
    ..Symptoms towards the end of life may be inadequately managed and informal and professional carers poorly supported. There are few evidence-based interventions to improve end-of-life care in advanced dementia...
  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 Interventions for sexual dysfunction following treatments for cancer in women
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, UCL Division of Psychiatry, 6th Floor, Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, UK, W1T 7NF
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD005540. 2016
    ..Since publication in 2007, there has been an increase in the number of trials for both men and women and this current review critiques only those for women. A review in press will present those for men...
  5. 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...
  6. 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 . 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...
  7. pmc UK quality statements on end of life care in dementia: a systematic review of research evidence
    Bridget Candy
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, UCL Division of Psychiatry, 6th Floor, Wing B, Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NF, UK
    BMC Palliat Care 14:51. 2015
    ..In the UK implementation of these polices is promoted by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Dementia Quality Standards (QS). Since publication of the QS new care interventions have been developed...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc The under reporting of recruitment strategies in research with children with life-threatening illnesses: A systematic review
    Briony F Hudson
    Louis Dundas Centre for Children s Palliative Care, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, UCL Division of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Palliat Med . 2016
    ..Recruitment is challenged by barriers including ethical, logistical and clinical considerations...
  10. doi request reprint Laxatives for the management of constipation in people receiving palliative care
    Bridget Candy
    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 5:CD003448. 2015
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  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Understanding the role of the volunteer in specialist palliative care: a systematic review and thematic synthesis of qualitative studies
    Rachel Burbeck
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College Medical School, 67 73 Riding House Street, London, UK
    BMC Palliat Care 13:3. 2014
    ..We sought to uncover how the role of volunteers with direct contact with patients in specialist palliative care is understood by volunteers, patients, their families, and staff...
  14. doi request reprint Enteral tube feeding for older people with advanced dementia
    Elizabeth L Sampson
    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 . 2009
    ..In one US survey 34% of 186,835 nursing home residents with advanced cognitive impairment were tube fed. Potential benefits or harms of this practice are unclear...
  15. 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
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. pmc Volunteer activity in specialist paediatric palliative care: a national survey
    Rachel Burbeck
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 5:287-93. 2015
    ..To assess the involvement of volunteers with direct patient/family contact in UK palliative care services for children and young people...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...