- Placebo and nocebo effects in randomized controlled trials: the implications for research and practice
Calvary Health Care Sydney, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia CareSearch, Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia Electronic address
J Pain Symptom Manage 46:722-30. 2013
..The results of this study strongly reinforce the importance of the therapeutic relationship and the context of care. ..
- An online survey of Australian physicians reported practice with the off-label use of nebulised frusemide
Phillip J Newton
Centre for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care, Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Technology Sydney, PO Box 123 Broadway, Sydney, NSW, 2007, Australia
BMC Palliat Care 11:6. 2012
- Signs of post-traumatic stress disorder in caregivers following an expected death: a qualitative study
Calvary Health Care Sydney, Kogarah, NSW 1485, Australia
Palliat Med 27:625-31. 2013
..There has been little study of the prevalence or significance of post-traumatic stress disorder for those bereaved after an expected death...
- CareSearch - online palliative care information for GPs
CareSearch, Department of Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University, Repatriation General Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Aust Fam Physician 39:341-3. 2010
..General practitioners have always been involved in providing palliative care. As Australia's population ages, the number of patients living with cancer and end stage chronic disease will increase...
- Designing and conducting randomized controlled trials in palliative care: A summary of discussions from the 2010 clinical research forum of the Australian Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative
Tania M Shelby-James
Discipline, Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University, Australia
Palliat Med 26:1042-7. 2012
..Key recommendations are reported, including guidance on design; methodologies; and strategies for maximizing recruitment and retention. These recommendations will help to inform future trial design and conduct in palliative care...
- Until the chemist opens - palliation from the doctor's bag
Southern Adelaide Palliative Services, Repatriation General Hospital, South Australia
Aust Fam Physician 35:225-31. 2006
..All doctors are provided with injectable 'doctor's bag' emergency drugs for use in such a crisis...
- Populations who die without specialist palliative care: does lower uptake equate with unmet need?
David C Currow
Department of Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
Palliat Med 22:43-50. 2008
..Have caregivers of patients who have not accessed SPCS had their needs met?..
- Unique manifestations of catecholamine release in malignant pheochromocytoma: an experience within an inpatient palliative care unit
Nicholas Anthony Coupe
Calvary Hospital, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
J Pain Symptom Manage 43:967-72. 2012
..The potential for metoclopramide to worsen symptoms also was a significant component of management. The case presents rare features of this unusual disease and is unique for its setting within the confines of a palliative care unit...
- Pharmacovigilance in hospice/palliative care: net effect of gabapentin for neuropathic pain
Department of Palliative Medicine, Calvary Health Care, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Discipline, Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
BMJ Support Palliat Care 5:273-80. 2015
..The aim of this study was to quantify the immediate and short-term clinical benefits and harms of gabapentin in routine hospice/palliative care practice...
- The oncologist's role in care of the dying cancer patient
Palliative Medicine Department, Calvary Health Care, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Cancer J 16:532-41. 2010
..Involving a palliative care team supports both oncologists and patients by providing whole-person assessment and care and excellent symptom control and can offer bereavement services to follow up family members after death...