Please note that the National Forum for Hospice at Home takes no responsibility for the completeness of the review, the accuracy of the references or the quality of the research listed below.

General Practitioners' and district nurses' views of hospital at home for palliative care.  Todd, Grande, Barclay and Farquhar.  Palliative Medicine 2002;  16:  251-254

Which cancer patients are referred to Hospital at Home for palliative care?  Grande, McKerral and Todd.  Palliative Medicine 2002; 16:  115-123

The meaning of the lived experience of hope in patients with cancer in palliative home care.  Benzein et al.  Palliative Medicine 2001: 15 (2) 117-126

How the district nurse cares for the terminally ill patient with cachexia.  Latham
B. J. Community Nursing  2001 6 (1) 5-10

Patients perceptions of hospice day care:  a phenomeno-logical study.  Hopkinson - Hallett.  Int.J.Nurs. Studies 2001 38(1) 117-25

Facilitating cancer pain control in the home:  opioid-related issues.  Coyle. Current Pain & Headache Reports  2001  Jun;  5(3)  217-26

Pattern of drug use by advanced cancer patients followed at home.
Mercadante, Fulfaro & Casuccio. Journal of Palliative Care  Spring 2001;  17 (1)  37-40

The emotions and coping strategies of caregivers of family members with a terminal cancer.   Grbich, Parker & Maddocks.
Journal of Palliative Care 2001  Spring;  17 (1)  30-6

Terminal care in the home - the general practice perspective.
Walsh and Regan.  Irish Medical Journal  2001  Jan; 94 (1)  9-11

Compliance, satisfaction and quality of life of patients with colorectal cancer receiving home chemotherapy or outpatient treatment:  a randomised controlled trial.  Borras, Sanchez-Hernnandez et al.
British Medical Journal  2001  Apr 7;  322 (7290):  809-10

A Positive Death.  An essay by Pippa Murray.
B. J. Gen Practice  2001 51(466) 424-5

Adults with terminal illness: a literature review of their needs and wishes for food.  Hughes and Neal.  J.Adv. Nurs. 2000: 32(5) 1101-7.

Combining mechanical ventilation with hospice care in the home: death with dignity.  Creechan.  Crit. Care Nurse. 2000: 20(3) 49-53.

Sleep and depression in cancer caregivers.  Carter and Chang. 
Cancer Nurs. 2000: 23(6) 410-5.

Palliative care provided by GP's: the carer's viewpoint.  Hanratty
B. J. Gen. Practice  2000: 50(457) 653-4

Predictors of home death in palliative care cancer patients.  Cantwell et al.
Journal of Palliative Care 2000  Spring: 16(1) 23-28.

A randomised controlled trial of a hospital at home service for the terminally ill.  Grande, Barclay and Farquhar.  Palliative Medicine 2000;  14:  375-385

Which terminally ill cancer patients in the U.K. receive care from the community specialist palliative care nurses.  Addington-Hall et al.
J. Adv. Nurse 2000: 32 799-806

Death Education in Home Hospice Care in Japan.  Kawagoe
Journal of Palliative Care 16: 3/2000 37-45

Factors influencing Outcomes for Family Caregivers of Persons Receiving Palliative Care:  Toward an Integrated Model.  Kinsella et al.
Journal of Palliative Care 16: 3/2000 46-54

Palliative Care Crises in the Community:  a Survey.  Mantz and Crandall
Journal of Palliative Care 16: 4/2000 33-38

Factors determining the place of palliative of palliative care and death of cancer patients.  Van-den-Eynden, Hermann et al.  Supportive-care-in-cancer  2000  Jan 8(1):  59-64

Choices and control:  parental experiences in paediatric terminal home care. Vickers and Carlisle.  Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing  2000 Jan;  17(1) 12-21

A pilot program to evaluate pain assessment skills of hospice nurses (in the home setting).  Owens, McConvey et al.
American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care 2000  Jan-Feb;  17 (1)  44-8

Home or hospital?  An evaluation of the costs, preferences and outcomes of domiciliary chemotherapy.  King, Hall et al.
International Journal of Health Services  2000;  30(3)  557-79.

A specialised home care intervention improves survival among older post-surgical cancer patients.  McCorkie, Strumpf et al.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2000  Dec;  48 (12)  1707-13.

The impact of home palliative care on symptoms in advanced cancer patients. Mercandante, Fulfaro and Casuccio.
Supportive Care in Cancer  2000  Jul; 8(4)  307-10

A palliative-care intervention and death at home:  a cluster randomised trial. Jordhoy, Fayers et al.  Lancet  2000  Sep 9;  356 (9233)  888-93

 A randomised crossover trial of chemotherapy in the home:  patient preferences and cost analysis.  Rischin, White et al.
Medical Journal of Australia  2000  Aug 7;  173 (3)  125-7

Macmillan Carers Schemes (to provide practical and emotional help to cancer patients and families living in their own homes): results of a multicentre evaluation.  Clark,Ferguson and Nelson.
Palliative Medicine  2000 Mar; 14(2)  129-39

Palliative Care in the Home.  Doyle and Jeffrey
Oxf. Univ. Press 2000   ISBN  0 19 263227 2

Predictors of family satisfaction with an Australian palliative home care service:  a test of discrepancy theory.  Medigovich, Porock et al.
Journal of Palliative Care  1999 Winter; 15 (4) : 48-56

Are some palliative care delivery systems more effective and efficient than other?  A systematic review of comparative studies.  Critchley, Jadad et al. Journal of Palliative Care  1999 Winter 15(4)  40 - 7.

Acupuncture for patients in hospital-based home care suffering from xerostomia.
Rydholm and Strang.  Journal of Palliative Care 1999 Winter;  15(4)  20-3

Optimizing hospital-based home care for dying cancer patients:  a population-based study.  Rosenquist, Bergman and Strang.
Palliative Medicine  1999 Sept;  13(5)  393-7

Does hospital at home for palliative care facilitate death at home?  Randomised controlled trial.  Grange, Todd et al.  BMJ  1999 Dec 4;  319(7223) :  1472-5.

Essentials of home-based cancer care of the elderly.  Meiner
Geriatric Nursing 1999  Sep - Oct; 20(5)  275-7

Cancer patients who prefer to die at home.  Characterisations of municipalities with several or few occurrences of home deaths.  Sorbye
Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences 1999;  13(2)  102-8

Cancer pain management in home hospice settings: a comparison of primary care and oncologic physicians.  Nowels and Lee.
Journal of Palliative Care  1999 Autumn;  15(3)  5-9.

Thirty years' experience with cancer and non-cancer patients in palliative home care.  Morch, Timpka and Granerus.
Journal of Palliative Care  1999  Autumn;  15(3)  43-8.

Assistance from family members, friends, paid care givers and volunteers in the care of terminally ill patients.  Emanuel, Fairclough et al.
New England Journal of Medicine  1999  Sep 23;  341(13)  956-63

Palliative care services in the community:  What do family doctors want? Higginson.  Journal of Palliative Care  1999  Summer;  15(2)  21-5


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