Palliative & Supportive Care

(The TQCC of Palliative & Supportive Care is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-01-01 to 2024-01-01.)
Mental health in chronic disease patients during the COVID-19 quarantine in Greece72
Healthcare utilization among breast cancer patients during the COVID-19 outbreak50
The impact of COVID-19 on palliative care workers across the world: A qualitative analysis of responses to open-ended questions36
Navigating the terrain of moral distress: Experiences of pediatric end-of-life care and bereavement during COVID-1930
Spirituality and quality of life in women with breast cancer: The role of hope and educational attainment23
Early integration of palliative care in a long-term care home: A telemedicine feasibility pilot study22
A review of psychosocial interventions targeting families of children with cancer22
Impact of home-based palliative care on health care costs and hospital use: A systematic review20
The prevalence rates and adversities of delirium: Too common and disadvantageous17
Enhancing meaning in the face of advanced cancer and pain: Qualitative evaluation of a meaning-centered psychosocial pain management intervention17
Palliative care for all: An international health education challenge16
“When the first session may be the last!”: A case report of the implementation of “rapid tele-psychotherapy” with single-session music therapy in the COVID-19 outbreak16
Goals of care and COVID-19: A GOOD framework for dealing with uncertainty15
Voicing their choices: Advance care planning with adolescents and young adults with cancer and other serious conditions15
Effect of instrumental support on distress among family caregivers: Findings from a nationally representative study12
Social work in hospice and palliative care in Europe: Findings from an EAPC survey11
A lifespan approach to understanding family caregiver experiences of a blood cancer diagnosis11
Validity and reliability of the Turkish version of the Nurse Spiritual Care Therapeutics Scale10
Managing Anxiety from Cancer (MAC): A pilot randomized controlled trial of an anxiety intervention for older adults with cancer and their caregivers10
Impact of educational programs on nurses’ knowledge and attitude toward pediatric palliative care10
The alleviation of suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic10
Status of palliative care education in Mainland China: A systematic review10
Hope in end-of-life cancer patients: A cross-sectional analysis10
Support interventions for families of people with terminal cancer in palliative care10
Virtual reality for improving pain and pain-related symptoms in patients with advanced stage colorectal cancer: A pilot trial to test feasibility and acceptability10
Influence of advance directives on reducing aggressive measures during end-of-life cancer care: A systematic review9
Parents’ views on what facilitated or complicated their grief after losing a child to cancer9
Impact of palliative care on end-of-life care and place of death in children, adolescents, and young adults with life-limiting conditions: A systematic review9
Delirium is associated with an increased morbidity and in-hospital mortality in cancer patients: Results from a prospective cohort study9
“Everybody in this community is at risk of dying”: An ethnographic exploration on the potential of integrating a palliative approach to care among workers in inner-city settings9
Communication about the desire to die: Development and evaluation of a first needs-oriented training concept — A pilot study9
Addressing the quality of communication with older cancer patients with cognitive deficits: Development of a communication skills training module9
Cardiovascular disease and meaning in life: A systematic literature review and conceptual model8
Nurses’ involvement in end-of-life discussions with incurable cancer patients and family caregivers: An integrative review8
Dignity-conserving care for persons with palliative care needs — identifying outcomes studied in research: An integrative review8
Instruments for pain assessment in patients with advanced dementia: A systematic review of the evidence for Latin America8
Development and preliminary evaluation of EMPOWER for surrogate decision-makers of critically ill patients8
Distress experienced by lung cancer patients and their family caregivers in the first year of their cancer journey8
Dying patients with COVID-19: What should Hospital Palliative Care Teams (HPCTs) be prepared for?8
A qualitative exploration of the feasibility and acceptability of Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy for Cancer Caregivers8
Increasing our understanding of nonphysical suffering within palliative care: A scoping review8
Advancing interprofessional education in communication7
Emotional and cognitive barriers of bereavement care among clinical staff in hospice palliative care7
Evaluation of the Interprofessional Spiritual Care Education Curriculum in Australia: Online7
End of life communication among caregivers of children with cancer: A qualitative approach to understanding support desired by families7
The relationship between caregivers’ perceptions of end-of-life care in long-term care and a good resident death7
What contributes to family carers’ decision to transition towards palliative-oriented care for their relatives in nursing homes? Qualitative findings from bereaved family carers’ experiences7
The development of a nomogram to determine the frequency of elevated risk for non-medical opioid use in cancer patients7
Sustainable implementation of advance care planning in Asia: An interpretive-systemic framework for national development7
“The surprise questions” using variable time frames in hospitalized patients with advanced cancer7
Burnout in psychosocial oncology clinicians: A systematic review7
The experiences of health professionals, patients, and families with truth disclosure when breaking bad news in palliative care: A qualitative meta-synthesis7
Determining the informational needs of family caregivers of people with intellectual disability who require palliative care: A qualitative study7
Subclinical thiamine deficiency: What is the most appropriate method of diagnosis and treatment?7
A systematic review of instruments measuring grief after perinatal loss and factors associated with grief reactions7
A randomized clinical trial assessing a pragmatic intervention to improve supportive care for family caregivers of patients with lung cancer6
Psychological well-being of palliative care professionals: Who cares?6
Preparedness for family caregiving prior to allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation6
Theory-driven role model stories improve palliative care knowledge among a diverse older population6
Development of a Japanese version of the Advance Care Planning Engagement Survey: Examination of its reliability and validity6
Mapping palliative and end of care research in Australia (2000–2018)6
Preparing a young palliative care unit for the COVID-19 pandemic in a teaching hospital in Ghana6
Posttraumatic growth in palliative care patients and its associations with psychological distress and quality of life6
Dying concerns in young parents with advanced cancer (PWAC): A scoping review6
The psychological experience of pediatric oncology patients facing life-threatening situations: A systematic review with narrative synthesis6
The realities of Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada6
Does voluntary assisted dying cause public stigma for the bereaved? A vignette-based experiment6
Church leaders and parishioners speak out about the role of the church in advance care planning and end-of-life care6
End-of-life dreams and visions as perceived by palliative care professionals: A qualitative study6
Development and evaluation of the feasibility, validity, and reliability of a screening tool for determining distress and supportive care needs of adolescents and young adults with cancer in Japan6
Spiritual well-being, self-transcendence, and spiritual practices among Filipino women with breast cancer6
The Family Talk Intervention in palliative home care when a parent with dependent children has a life-threatening illness: A feasibility study from parents’ perspectives6
Australian perspectives on spiritual care training in healthcare: A Delphi study6
But parents need help! Pathways to caregiver mental health care in pediatric hospital settings6
Patients’ experiences of family members’ reactions to diagnosis of breast cancer and support in the management of breast cancer in Lagos, Nigeria6
Educational intervention to improve palliative care knowledge among informal caregivers of cognitively impaired older adults6
Exploring the efficacy of music in palliative care: A scoping review6
Assessing the need for a question prompt list that encourages end-of-life discussions between patients with advanced cancer and their physicians: A focus group interview study6
Comparison between patient-reported and clinician-reported outcomes: Validation of the Japanese version of the Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale for staff6
Cultural implications for disclosure of diagnosis and prognosis toward terminally ill cancer patients in China: A literature review6
Systematic review of cancer-related fatigue instruments in breast cancer patients6
Mapping end-of-life and anticipatory medications in palliative care patients using a longitudinal general practice database5
Predictors and moderators of outcomes in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention for early breast cancer patients5
“I want to go home”: How location at death influences caregiver well-being in bereavement5
Providing home hospice care for LGBTQ+ patients and caregivers: Perceptions and opinions of hospice interdisciplinary care team providers5
Telehealth in outpatient delivery of palliative care: A qualitative study of patient and physician views5
A Portuguese trial using dignity therapy for adults who have a life-threatening disease: Qualitative analysis of generativity documents5
Adapting the serious illness conversation guide for use in the emergency department by social workers5
Complexity of desire for hastened death in terminally ill cancer patients: A cluster analysis5
Effects of end-of-life care on medical health professionals: A dialectical approach5
Relationship between the religious attitudes of women with gynecologic cancer and mental adjustment to cancer5
Culturally sensitive palliative care in humanitarian action: Lessons from a critical interpretive synthesis of culture in palliative care literature5
Developing a consensus definition of psychosocial complexity in cancer patients using Delphi methods5
Palliative and hospice social workers’ moral distress during the COVID-19 pandemic5
The inaugural United States World Hospice and Palliative Care Day Celebration: A virtual coming together5
The impact of COVID-19 on palliative care workers across the world and measures to support their coping capacity5
Effects of prolonged interruption of rehabilitation routines in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients5
Future provision of home end-of-life care: Family carers’ willingness for caregiving and needs for support5
Exploring the use of games in palliative care: A scoping review5
Caring with compassion during COVID-195
“Truly holistic?” Differences in documenting physical and psychosocial needs and hope in Portuguese palliative patients5
The burden in palliative care assistance: A comparison of psychosocial risks and burnout between inpatient hospice and home care services workers5
Death anxiety in patients with primary brain tumor: Measurement, prevalence, and determinants5
Communicating is analogous to caring: A systematic review and thematic synthesis of the patient–clinician communication experiences of individuals with ovarian cancer5
Addressing the needs of parents with advanced cancer: Attitudes, practice behaviors, and training experiences of oncology social workers5
Associated factors of distress in patients with advanced cancer: A retrospective study4
A scoping review of studies exploring leisure-time physical activity in adults diagnosed with advanced cancer4
Screening for distress in cancer care: How to overcome barriers after unsuccessful implementation?4
“The education is a mirror of where palliative care stands in Israel today”: An exploration of palliative care undergraduate education at medical schools in Israel4
Exploring the caregiver's experience in an innovative homebound hematopoietic stem cell transplantation program4
Description of a training protocol to improve research reproducibility for dignity therapy: an interview-based intervention4
What should be measured to assess the quality of community-based palliative care? Results from a collaborative expert workshop4
Cancer-related fatigue: Systematic reviews and meta-analyses of mind–body intervention4
Assessment of professional bereavement: The development and validation of the Professional Bereavement Scale4
Fighting racism in research4
End-of-life and goals of care discussions with cancer patients in the coronavirus pandemic4
Availability as key determinant in the palliative home care setting from the patients’ and family caregivers’ perspectives: A quantitative-qualitative-content analysis approach4
A cross-sectional study of the first two years of mandatory training for doctors participating in voluntary assisted dying4
Delirium at the end of life4
Cross-cultural validation of the Cancer Stigma Scale in the general Japanese population4
Tracheostomy decision-making for children with medical complexity: What supports and resources do caregivers need?4
Examining public stigma and expectations of grief following medical aid and dying in the US: A vignette-based experiment4
Professional experiences of formal healthcare providers in the provision of medical assistance in dying (MAiD): A scoping review4
Do Hispanics prefer to be full code at the end of life? The impact of palliative care consults on clarifying code status preferences and hospice referrals in Spanish-speaking patients4
Dignity therapy in Mexican lung cancer patients with emotional distress: Impact on psychological symptoms and quality of life4
Upping my game as a parent: Attributed gains in participating in a cancer parenting program for child-rearing parents with advanced cancer4
Investigation of the validity and reliability of the Turkish version of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy—Cognitive Function in cancer patients4
A cognitive behavioral therapy–based intervention to address body image in patients with facial cancers: Results from a randomized controlled trial4
Contingent hope theory: The developmental exploration of hope and identity reconciliation among young adults with advanced cancers4
Palliative care in the emergency department: A qualitative study exploring barriers, facilitators, desired clinician qualities, and future directions4
A review of clinical trials of advance care planning interventions adapted for limited health literacy4
Correlations among spiritual care competence, spiritual care perceptions and spiritual health of Chinese nurses: A cross-sectional correlational study4
An exploration of financial toxicity among low-income patients with cancer in Central Texas: A mixed methods analysis4
Toward a clinical model for patient spiritual journeys in supportive and palliative care: Testing a concept of human spirituality and associated recursive states4
A third of dying patients do not have end-of-life discussions with a physician: A nationwide registry study4
How does spirituality manifest in family caregivers of terminally ill cancer patients? A qualitative secondary analysis4
National and international non-therapeutic recommendations for adult palliative and end-of-life care in times of pandemics: A scoping review4
Psychometric evaluation of the Persian version of the spiritual well-being scale (SWBS) in Iranian patients with cancer4
Rural Hispanic/Latino cancer patients’ perspectives on facilitators, barriers, and suggestions for advance care planning: A qualitative study4
Effects of dignity therapy on palliative patients’ family members: A systematic review3
Translation, cultural adaptation, and validation of the mindful self-care scale among Brazilian palliative care providers3
Needs for nurses to provide spiritual care and their associated influencing factors among elderly inpatients with stroke in China: A cross-sectional quantitative study3
Changes in the palliative performance scale may be as important as the initial palliative performance scale for predicting survival in terminal cancer patients3
Palliative care and aggressive interventions after falling: A Nationwide Inpatient Sample analysis3
Prevalence and factors associated with demoralization in palliative care patients: A cross-sectional study from Hong Kong3
Family caregiver grief and post-loss adjustment: A longitudinal cohort study3
A COVID-19 Obituary3
Meaning-centered group psychotherapy in Portuguese cancer patients: A pilot exploratory trial3
Equal palliative care for foreign-born patients: A national quality register study3
Patients’ quality of life: Validation of the functional assessment of cancer therapy-bone marrow transplant (FACT-BMT) instrument for the Mexican population3
Integration between humor and music therapy to increase spirituality and meaning in palliative and supportive care3
What are the digitally enabled psychosocial interventions delivered by trained practitioners being offered to adults with life-shortening illnesses and palliative care needs and their informal and pro3
Family functioning and psychosocial symptoms among Latinx patients coping with advanced cancer3
Life and Death in the Age of COVID-193
A qualitative study exploring family caregivers’ support needs in the context of medical assistance in dying3
Palliative care nurses’ experiences of stress, anxiety, and burnout: A thematic synthesis3
Evaluation of care burden and preparedness of caregivers who provide care to palliative care patients3
Effect of a social network-based supportive program (WhatsApp) on the sexual self-concept of women with breast cancer: A single-blind-randomized controlled trial3
Current measures of distress may not account for what's most important in existential care interventions: Results of the outlook trial3
Race and prevalence of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes in patients with advanced dementia3
European interprofessional postgraduate curriculum in palliative care: A narrative synthesis of field interviews in the region of Middle, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe and Central and West Asia3
Compassion fatigue in pediatric hematology, oncology, and bone marrow transplant healthcare providers: An integrative review3
Unsolved problems and unwanted decision-making in the last year of life: A qualitative analysis of comments from bereaved caregivers3
Cervical cancer survivors: The experiences of the journey3
The desire for death in Portuguese home-care palliative patients: Retrospective analysis of the prevalence and associated factors3
The religious/spiritual beliefs and needs of cancer survivors who underwent cancer-directed surgery3
Voice your values, a tailored advance care planning intervention in persons living with mild dementia: A pilot study3
Toward holistic care: Including substance use in mental health-palliative care integration3
Empathic communication in dignity therapy: Feasibility of measurement and descriptive findings3
The Neonatal Palliative Care Attitude Scale: Psychometric properties for Portuguese neonatal nurses3
Operationalizing dignity therapy for adolescents3
“A kaleidoscope of relationships” — cervical cancer survivors’ perspectives on their intimate relationships: A qualitative study3
“A Wanderer's Tale”: The development of a virtual reality application for pain and quality of life in Australian burns and oncology patients3
Family caregivers’ perceived communication self-efficacy with physicians3
Acceptability of a Serious Illness Conversation Guide to Black Americans: Results from a focus group and oncology pilot study3
Palliative sedation in patients with advanced cancer in a specialized unit in a middle-income country: A retrospective cohort study2
Measuring and exploring the barriers to translating palliative care knowledge into clinical practice in rural and regional health-care settings2
Portuguese Patient Dignity Question: A cross-sectional study of palliative patients cared for in primary care2
An ethical conundrum: Palliative care in the COVID-19 pandemic2
Religious–spiritual experiences of family members and caregivers of children and adolescents with cancer2
Psychometric properties of the PG-13-R scale to assess prolonged grief disorder among bereaved Iranian adults2
Attitudes toward death and death acceptance among hemato-oncologists: An Israeli sample2
Prevalence and associated factors of psychological distress among young adult cancer patients in Japan2
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and mediative behavioral therapy for the treatment of suffocation related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (A2
Relationship between the depression levels and nutritional statuses of advanced stage cancer patients2
Goals of care and COVID-19: A GOOD framework for dealing with uncertainty – CORRIGENDUM2
Patient–physician conversations about life-sustaining treatment: Treatment preferences and participant assessments2
Validity and reliability of the Turkish version of the Patient Dignity Inventory2
The effect of COVID-19 and rise of telehealth on end-of-life conversations2
The benefits of concurrent engagement in meaning-centered psychotherapy and meaning-centered psychotherapy for cancer caregivers: A case study2
Process of therapeutic changes in Meaning-Centered Group Psychotherapy adapted to the Portuguese language: A narrative analysis2
Unmet mental health needs in patients with advanced B-cell lymphomas2
The 2nd Annual US Celebration of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day: A virtual coming together to support equity in palliative care access2
Evaluation of measurement equivalence of the Family Satisfaction with the End-of-Life Care (FAMCARE): Tests of differential item functioning between Hispanic and non-Hispanic White caregivers2
Opioid withdrawal syndrome developing after long-term administration of naldemedine2
Objective burden, caregiver psychological distress, and patient religion and quality of life are associated with high-intensity burden of care among caregivers of advanced cancer patients in a Latino 2
Reflecting on meaning in an existential-reorientation group psychotherapy approach for cancer patients: A qualitative thematic analysis2
There is nothing informal about caregiving2
Becoming an older caregiver: A study of gender differences in family caregiving at the end of life2
The effectiveness of compassion-based interventions among cancer patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis2
Informal caregivers of older Muslims diagnosed with cancer: A portrait of depression, social support, and faith2
Identification of palliative care needs in hemodialysis patients: An update2
The conscious state of the dying patient: An integrative review2
Effect of virtual reality-based exercise intervention on sleep quality in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and healthy siblings: A randomized controlled trial2
Humanizing the intensive care unit experience in a comprehensive cancer center: A patient- and family-centered improvement study2
Perceptions of the meaning of life among Korean patients with advanced cancer: A mixed-methods study2
Utilization of inpatient palliative care services among adolescents and young adults with cancer: Evidence from National Inpatient Sample 2016–20192
Naldemedine-induced opioid withdrawal syndrome with severe psychiatric symptoms in an advanced cervical cancer patient without brain metastasis2
Comparing the hospital anxiety and depression scale to the Brief Edinburgh Depression Scale for identifying cases of major depressive disorder in advanced cancer palliative patients2
QTc prolongation after haloperidol administration in critically ill patients post cardiovascular surgery: A cohort study and review of the literature2
Development and psychometric validation of a comprehensive end-of-life care competence scale: A study based on three-year surveys of health and social care professionals in Hong Kong2
Race-conscious serious illness communication: An interpersonal tool to dismantle racism in practice and research2
End-of-life dreams and visions: A systematic integrative review2
Delirium documentation in hospitalized pediatric patients with cancer2
Prophylaxis and treatment of cancer-related dyspnea with pharmacologic agents: A systematic review and network meta-analysis2
Identifying patients in need of palliative care: Adaptation of the Necesidades Paliativas CCOMS-ICO© (NECPAL) screening tool for use in Israel2
Integrating spirituality in the context of palliative and supportive care: The care for the whole person2
Dementia caregiver burdens predict overnight hospitalization and hospice utilization2
Potential sources of moral distress during COVID-19: Perspectives of hospice interdisciplinary teams2
From “surviving to thriving”: Mood Lifters – a wellness program for parents of medically complex children2
Assessing delirium with nursing care instruments: Evaluation of the cognitive and associated domains2
Interdisciplinary simulation for nursing and medical students about final conversations: Catalyzing relationships at the end of life (CAREol)2
Adapting meaning-centered psychotherapy for World Trade Center responders2
Nurses’ models of spiritual care: A cross-sectional survey of American nurses2
Advance care planning among African Americans: A review and synthesis of theory application2
Existential distress and meaning making among female breast cancer patients with cancer-related fertility concerns2
The prevalence rates and sequelae of delirium at age older than 90 years2
Cancer care reform in South Africa: A case for cancer care coordination: A narrative review2
Assessing well-being in pediatric palliative care: A pilot study about views of children, parents and health professionals2
Validity and reliability of the Turkish version of the functional assessment of cancer therapy–bone marrow transplant (FACT-BMT) quality of life questionnaire in patients undergoing bone marrow transp2
Breaking the silence about illness and death: Potential effects of a pilot study of the family talk intervention when a parent with dependent children receives specialized palliative home care2
Quality of life, anxiety, depression, and distress in patients with advanced and metastatic lung cancer2
Thiamine deficiency in the outpatient psychiatric oncology setting: A case series2
Wernicke encephalopathy in a lung cancer patient receiving home medical care2
Hypercalcemia due to methadone-induced adrenal insufficiency in a case of oral cancer2
Impacts of social distancing on cancer care during COVID-19 pandemic: Hong Kong experience -- RETRACTED2
Experiences and views of nurses about unmet needs of older cancer patients receiving chemotherapy: A qualitative study2
Art therapy and self-image: A 5-year follow-up art therapy RCT study of women diagnosed with breast cancer2
Empowering families facing end-stage nonmalignant chronic diseases with a holistic, transdisciplinary, community-based intervention: 3 months outcome of the Life Rainbow Program2
Feasibility and acceptability of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) or acupuncture for insomnia and related distress among cancer caregivers2