Relevant publications End-of-Life Care

  • De Vleminck A, Pardon K, Beernaert K, Deschepper R, Houttekier D, Van
    Audenhove C, Deliens L, Vander Stichele R. Barriers to advance care planning
    in cancer, heart failure and dementia patients: a focus group study on
    general practitioners’ views and experiences. PLoS One. 2014 Jan 21;9(1)
  • Pivodic L, Van den Block L, Pardon K, Miccinesi G, Vega Alonso T, Boffin
    N, Donker GA, Cancian M, López-Maside A, Onwuteaka-Philipsen BD, Deliens L;
    on behalf of EURO IMPACT. Burden on family carers and care-related financial
    strain at the end of life: a cross-national population-based study. Eur J
    Public Health. 2014 Mar 17. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Pardon K, Chambaere K, Pasman HR, Deschepper R, Rietjens J, Deliens L.
    Trends in end-of-life decision making in patients with and without cancer. J
    Clin Oncol. 2013 Apr 10;31(11):1450-7.
  • Cohen J, Dirk Houttekier, Bregje Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Guido Miccinesi, Julia Addington-Hall, Stein Kaasa, Johan Bilsen, Luc Deliens. Which patients with cancer die at home? A study of six European countries using death certificate data. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 28(13):2267-73 (2010).
  • Chambaere K, Bilsen J, Cohen J, B Onwuteaka-Philipsen, F Mortier, L Deliens. Physician-assisted dying in Belgian medical practice under the euthanasia act. A population-based retrospective survey. Canadian Medical Association Journal,182(9):895-901 (2010).



  • Slort W, Schweitzer B, Blankenstein A, Abarshi E, Riphagen I, Echteld M, Aaronson N, Van der Horst H, Deliens L. Perceived barriers and facilitators for general practitioner-patient communication in palliative care: A systematic review. Palliat Med. (2011). [Epub ahead of print] 
  • Padeletti L, Arnar DO, Boncinelli L, Brachman J, Camm JA, Daubert JC, Kassam S, Deliens L, Glikson M, Hayes D, Israel C, Lampert R, Lobban T, Raatikainen P,Siegal G, Vardas P; Reviewers:, Kirchhof P, Becker R, Cosio F, Loh P, Cobbe S,Grace A, Morgan J; European Heart Rhythm Association; Heart Rhythm Society. EHRA Expert Consensus Statement on the management of cardiovascular implantable electronic devices in patients nearing end of life or requesting withdrawal of therapy. Europace, 12(10):1480-9 (2010).
  • Albers G, Echteld MA, de Vet HC, Onwuteaka-Philipsen BD, van der Linden MH, Deliens L. Content and spiritual items of quality-of-life instruments appropriate for use in palliative care: a review. J Pain Symptom Manage, 40(2):290-300 (2010). 
  • Albers G, Echteld MA, de Vet HC, Onwuteaka-Philipsen BD, van der Linden MH, Deliens L. Evaluation of quality-of-life measures for use in palliative care: a systematic review. Palliat Med., 24(1):17-37 (2010). 


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