Current Issue

Third Quarter of 2015 (31:3)
Table of Contents

Editorial“It’s the LEAVING!”


  • Evidence-Based Palliative Care 13 Years On: Has anything changed?  pp. 133-140
    Korana Kindl and Phillip Good 

  • The Practice of Continuous Palliative Sedation in Long-Term Care for Frail Patients with Existential Suffering  pp. 141-149
    Rogier H.P.D. van Deijck, Jeroen G.J. Hasselaar, Petrus J.C. Krijnsen, Amadea J.M. Gloudemans, Stans C.A.H.H.V.M. Verhagen, Kris C.P. Vissers, and Raymond T.C.M. Koopmans

  • Healthcare Needs of Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in Singapore: A patient-centred qualitative study from multiple perspectives  pp.150-157
    Kexin Ang, Thirugnanam Umapathi, Jieli Tong, Justin Ng, Liang Jun Tseng, and Ivan Mun Hong Woo

  • Defining a Good Death: A deliberative democratic view  pp. 158-165
    Harri Raisio,  Pirkko Vartiainen, and Antti Jekunen


  • Intimations of Dying: The visible and invisible process in frail older people at the end of life
    Jo Hockley  pp. 166-171
  • Is There a Role for Statins in Palliative Care for Patients Suffering from Hepatocellular Carcinoma?
    Linda Björkhem-Bergman  pp.172-176

Current Review

  • Paraneoplastic Syndromes in Palliative Care: A literature review from a nursing perspective  pp. 177-188
    Sarah Johnson

Case Report

  • Hope in Palliative Care: Cultural implications  pp.189-192
    Budhi Singh Yadav and Swaty Jhamb

Poets & Palliative Care

  • Janet Frame’s An Electric Blanket: Love, loss and “the bitter seed of moment”  pp. 198-195
    Frank Brennan

Letter to the Editor  pp. 196

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference Abstracts, Oral Presentations, and Workshops  pp. 197-208