Palliative care

Upfront - End-of-life care for patients with chronic disease: have we made a difference?

In late 2011 we published an article on end-of-life care for...

March 2015

The optimal management of patients with COPD - Part 2: Stepwise escalation of treatment

The progression of COPD can be slowed by providing support for...

February 2015

Strong opioids for pain management in adults in palliative care

Pain is estimated to be the most prevalent symptom preceding...

December 2012

When and how to use a syringe driver in palliative care

Syringe drivers are often required to provide medicines for...

November 2012

Managing breathlessness in palliative care

Breathlessness is a complex and subjective symptom that is commonly...

October 2012

A new model for cancer care in New Zealand

An ageing population, earlier diagnosis and advances in oncology...

October 2012

End-of-life care for patients with chronic disease: the need for a paradigm shift

It is increasingly apparent that our current model of care does...

November 2011

Treatment for the dying patient: The Liverpool Care pathway

The Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) is used to manage care in the...

June 2011

Strategies to improve nutrition in elderly people

Many older people suffer from the “anorexia of ageing”....

August 2008

Dilemmas: Alternative remedies and lifestyle measures for longevity

The development and marketing of anti-ageing products is a multi-million...

February 2008

Providing Palliative care to Māori

This guide examines Māori perspectives on death and dying...

January 2006

Palliative Care

The focus of this resource is on pain assessment and strategies...

October 2005

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