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The development of neurology palliative care service for motor neuron disease (MND) patients: Hong Kong experience
Hon Wai Benjamin Cheng, Wai Tsan Tracy Chen, Chun Kwok Angus Chu, Savio Lee, Joo Shium Lee, Yeuk Fai Hong, Yuen Kwan Judy Chung
Prognostic indicators of neuromuscular disorders for palliative care referral
Richard Shek-Kwan Chang, Yuen Kwun Wong
Advance care planning for patients with advanced neurology diseases
Ka-Chi Cheung, Vikki Wai-Kee Lau, Ka-Chun Un, Man-Sheung Wong, Kwok-Ying Chan
PROutine: a feasibility study assessing surveillance of electronic patient reported outcomes and adherence via smartphone app in advanced cancer
Gesine Benze, Friedemann Nauck, Bernd Alt-Epping, Giuseppe Gianni, Thomas Bauknecht, Johannes Ettl, Anna Munte, Luisa Kretzschmar, Jan Gaertner
Implementation issues relevant to outpatient neurology palliative care
Benzi M. Kluger, Michael J. Persenaire, Samantha K. Holden, Laura T. Palmer, Hannah M. Redwine, Julie Berk, C. Alan Anderson, Christopher M. Filley, Jean Kutner, Janis Miyasaki, Julie Carter
Questionnaires measuring quality of life and satisfaction of patients and their relatives in a palliative care setting—German translation of FAMCARE-2 and the palliative care subscale of FACIT-Pal
Corinna Sewtz, Wiebke Muscheites, Ursula Kriesen, Christina Grosse-Thie, Brigitte Kragl, Jens Panse, Samar Aoun, David Cella, Christian Junghanss
The Portuguese versions of the This Is ME Questionnaire and the Patient Dignity Question: tools for understanding and supporting personhood in clinical care
Miguel Julião, Carla Courelas, Manuel João Costa, Nadine Correia Santos, Filipa Fareleira, Bárbara Antunes, Susana Magalhães, Paulo Faria de Sousa, Harvey Max Chochinov
Prevalence and intensity of dyspnea, pain, and agitation among people dying with late stage dementia compared with people dying with advanced cancer: a single-center preliminary study in Brazil
Luiz Guilherme L. Soares, André M. Japiassu, Lúcia C. Gomes, Rogéria Pereira, Carla Peçanha, Tatiana Goldgaber
The effect of early versus delayed radiation therapy on length of hospital stay in the palliative setting
Taylor R. Cushman, Shervin Shirvani, Mohamed Khan, Rachit Kumar
Perception of bedside teaching within the palliative care setting— views from patients, students and staff members
Ursula Kriesen, Attila Altiner, Brigitte Müller-Hilke
Evaluation of the 3-day recall period for the Functional Life Index- Emesis (FLIE)
Bo Angela Wan, Leah Drost, Vithusha Ganesh, Liying Zhang, Caitlin Yee, May Tsao, Elizabeth Barnes, Mark Pasetka, Carlo DeAngelis, Edward Chow
Radiotherapy for patients with unresected locally advanced breast cancer
Caitlin Yee, Yasir Alayed, Leah Drost, Irene Karam, Danny Vesprini, Claire McCann, Hany Soliman, Liying Zhang, Edward Chow, Stephanie Chan, Justin Lee
Strengthening palliative care delivery in developing countries: a training workshop model in Botswana
Anna W. LaVigne, Babe Gaolebale, Goitseone Maifale-Mburu, Eberechi Nwogu-Onyemkpa, Miriam Sebego, Sebathu P. Chiyapo, Erin McMenamin, Surbhi Grover
Communicating prognosis of patients with advanced cancer between health care providers: a tertiary cancer center review of written correspondence
Anis A. Hamid, Francis J. Ha, Oindrila Das, Andrew J. Weickhardt
Outcome measurement in paediatric palliative care: lessons from the past and future developments
Julia Downing, Eve Namisango, Richard Harding
Management of radiation-induced nausea and vomiting with palonosetron in patients with pre-existing emesis: a pilot study
Vithusha Ganesh, Stephanie Chan, Liying Zhang, Leah Drost, Carlo DeAngelis, Bo Angela Wan, Mark Pasetka, May Tsao, Elizabeth Barnes, Natalie Pulenzas, Hans Chung, Pearl Zaki, Caitlin Yee, Edward Chow

Message from the Editor-in-Chief

Public health approaches to palliative care
Charles B. Simone II

Letter to the Editor

Embracing the setting sun: provision of palliative care via a collaborative model between hospital and community for patients with intellectual disabilities
Cho Wing Li, Yuk Chun Wong, Yiu Man Lo, Mau Kwong Sham, Hon Wai Cheng, Theresa Lai, Wai Kee Lau, Kwok Ying Chan
Gender, age and diagnosis effect on self-perceived pain in hematological patients: retrospective analysis of two case series
Andrea Tendas, Luigi Malandruccolo, Daniela Venditti, Adriana Costa, Laura Volta, Ombretta Annibali, Francesco Marchesi, Debora Saltarelli, Paolo de Fabritiis, William Arcese, Francesco Bondanini, Pasquale Niscola, Roberto Palumbo

Psalm of Life

Slowing down
Marie Sok Hui Lim