Vol 5, No 4 (October 2016): Annals of Palliative Medicine

Original Article

Is the French palliative care policy effective everywhere? Geographic variation in changes in inpatient death rates among older patients in France, 2010–2013
William B. Weeks, Bruno Ventelou, Marc Karim Bendiane
Initial assessment of patients without cognitive failure admitted to palliative care: a validation study
José António Ferraz Gonçalves, Clara Castro, Paula Silva, Rui Carneiro, Catarina Simões, Isabel Costa
Correlating symptoms and their changes with survival in patients with brain metastases
Erin Wong, Leigha Rowbottom, May Tsao, Liying Zhang, Rachel McDonald, Cyril Danjoux, Elizabeth Barnes, Stephanie Chan, Edward Chow
Could time of whole brain radiotherapy delivery impact overall survival in patients with multiple brain metastases?
Stephanie Chan, Leigha Rowbottom, Rachel McDonald, Liying Zhang, Georg A. Bjarnason, May Tsao, Cyril Danjoux, Elizabeth Barnes, Henry Lam, Marko Popovic, Carlo DeAngelis, Edward Chow

Original Article on Palliative Radiotherapy

Radiation therapy for the treatment of skin Kaposi sarcoma
May N. Tsao, Emily Sinclair, Dalal Assaad, Jeff Fialkov, Oleh Antonyshyn, Elizabeth Barnes

Case Report

Palliative care for a patient with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome: role of 3,4-diaminopyridine
Kwok-Ying Chan, Richard Shek-Kwan Chang, Vikki Wai-Kee Lau, Man-Lui Chan, Theresa Lai
Possible role of aprepitant for intractable nausea and vomiting following whole brain radiotherapy—a case report
Deepti Ahuja, Sachidanand J. Bharati, Nishkarsh Gupta, Ritesh Kumar, Sushma Bhatnagar