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Winter 2014 (30:4)
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Editorial / Unexamined Assumptions in Palliative Care  p.251


  • Demoralization: A life-preserving diagnosis to make in the severely medically ill  p.255
    David W. Kissane
  • Palliative Care for Delirium in Patients in the Last Weeks of Life: The final frontier p.259
    David Hui, Maxime De La Cruz, and Eduardo Bruera
  • Unanswered Questions in Malignant Bowel Obstruction p.265
    Kara Bischoff, David C. Currow, Carlos Corvera, and Steven Z. Pantilat
  • What Next in Refractory Breathlessness? Research questions for the palliative care setting p.271
    Matthew Maddocks, Charles C. Reilly, Caroline Jolley, and Irene J. Higginson
  • Assessing and Classifying Cancer Pain: Can we develop an internationally accepted common language p.279
    Robin Fainsinger, Cheryl Nekolaichuk, and Viki Muller
  • Is Palliative Care at Odds with the Culture of Medicine? p.284
    Romayne Gallagher
  • The Third Wave of Palliative Care p.287
    Victor Cellarius
  • Palliative Care Nursing, Technology, and Therapeutic Presence: Are they reconcilable? p.291
    Patricia Boston and Anne Bruce
  • Intractable Wish to Die: Multiple questions for a challenging issue p.294
    Raymond Viola
  • Palliative Care for People with Progressive Neurological Disease: Is there a role?  p.298
    David Oliver
  • Unanswered Questions and Barriers to Research in the Palliative Care of Motor Neurone Disease  p.302
    Clare Alison Wood-Allum
  • Patient Evaluation and Delivery of Care at the Bedside: Increasing well-being p.307
    Eduardo Bruera
  • Pediatric Palliative Care in 2014: Much accomplished, much yet to be done p.311
    Stephen Liben, Richard Langner, and Myra Bluebond-Langner
  • What Is the Role and Impact of Osteoarthritis in the Realm of Palliative Care? p.311
    Marcia Levetown and M. Carrington Reid
  • What Is Extreme Death Anxiety and What Are Its Consequences? p.321
    Peter Strang

Addendum p.321

Thanks to Reviewers p.328