Current Issue

Autumn 2014 (30:3)
Table of Contents

Editorial / “They Touched Hands Again”: A meditation on reconciliation  p.131


  • Measuring Quality of Life among Colorectal Cancer Patients in Jordan  p.133
    Nizar M. Mhaidat, Tahani J. Al-Wedyan, Karem H. Alzoubi, Qais M. Al-Efan, Sayer I. Al-Azzam, Qosay A. Balas, and Ziad A. Bataineh
  • Factors Associated with Fulfilling the Preference for Dying at Home
    among Cancer Patients: The role of general practitioners
    Winne Ko, Guido Miccinesi, Monica Beccaro, Sarah Moreels, Gé A. Donker, Bregje Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Tomás V. Alonso, Luc Deliens, and Lieve Van den Block
  • Palliative Care Intervention in the Intensive Care Unit:
    Comparing outcomes among seriously ill Asian patients and those of other ethnicities
    Cristina Gutierrez, William Hsu, Qin Ouyang, Haijun Yao, Simcha Pollack, and Cynthia X. Pan
  • Who Knows, Who Cares? Dementia knowledge among nurses,
    care workers, and family members of people living with dementia
    Andrew Robinson, Claire Eccleston, Michael Annear, Kate-Ellen Elliott, Sharon Andrews, Christine Stirling, Michael Ashby, Catherine Donohue, Susan Banks, Christine Toye, and Fran McInerney
  • Initiation of Chemotherapy in Cancer Patients with Poor Performance Status:
    A population-based analysis
    Joan Porter, Craig Earle, Clare Atzema, Ying Liu, Doris Howell, Hsien Seow, Rinku Sutradhar, Deborah Dudgeon, Amna Husain, Jonathan Sussman, and Lisa Barbera


  • A Pragmatic Approach to Palliative Sedation  p.173
    Julia Downing, Joan Marston, and Edwina Fleming
  • An Integrative Approach to Music Therapy in Pediatric Palliative Care  p.179
    Beth A. Clark, Harold Siden, and Lynn Straatman 

Reflections from the Bedside

  • “...And We Were Going to Get Married!” p.192
    Rune Arild Larsen

Book Reviews

  • Bury the Dead: Stories of Death and Dying, Resistance and Discipleship  p.193
    Reviewed by Frank Brennan  
  • Compact Clinical Guide to Women’s Pain Management: An Evidence-Based Approach for Nurses  p.194
    Reviewed by Gayatri Devi  


  • 20th International Congress on Palliative Care  p.195