Relevant publications End-of-Life Care

see also:  http://endoflifecare.be/publications

 

Articles in peer-reviewed international journals indexed in SCI or SocSCI (A1)

 

Epub ahead of print or accepted-

1.       Van den Block L, Ko W, Miccinesi G, Moreels S, Donker GA, Onwuteaka-Philipsen B, Alonso TV, Deliens L; EURO IMPACT. Final transitions to place of death: patients and families wishes. J Public Health (Oxf). 2016 Sep 21. [2015 SCI impact factor 2.019; journal  ranking Q2;  ranking n°41/153 in public, environmental & occupational health SSCI edition]

2.       De Schreye R, Houttekier D, Deliens L, Cohen J. Developing indicators of appropriate and inappropriate end-of-life care in people with Alzheimer’s disease, cancer or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for population-level administrative databases: A RAND/UCLA appropriateness study. Palliat Med. 2017 Apr 1. [2015 SCI impact factor 3.685; journal  ranking Q1; ranking n° 11/88 in health care sciences and services; ranking n° 20/155 in medicine, general and internal][Epub ahead of print].

3.       Beernaert K, Smets T, Cohen J, Verhofstede R, Costantini M, Eecloo K, Van Den Noortgate N, Deliens L. Improving comfort around dying in elderly people: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2017 May 16. pii:

S0140-6736(17)31265-5. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31265-5. [2015 SCI impact factor 44.002; journal  rankingD1; ranking n° 2/155 in medicine, general & internal] [Epub ahead of print]

 

 

-2017-

4.       Cohen J, Beernaert K, Van den Block L, Morin L, Hunt K, Miccinesi G,

Cardenas-Turanzas M, Onwuteaka-Philipsen B, MacLeod R, Ruiz-Ramos M, Wilson DM,

Loucka M, Csikos A, Rhee YJ, Teno J, Ko W, Deliens L, Houttekier D. Differences

in place of death between lung cancer and COPD patients: a 14-country study using

death certificate data. NPJ Prim Care Respir Med. 2017 Mar 3;27(1):14. [2015 SCI impact factor 1.447; ranking n° 11/20 in primary health care; journal  ranking Q3]

5.       Öhlén J, Cohen J, Håkanson C. Determinants in the place of death for people with different cancer types: a national population-based study. Acta Oncol. 2017 Mar;56(3):455-461. doi: 10.1080/0284186X.2016.1250946. PubMed PMID: 27835053. [2015 SCI impact factor 3.73; ranking n° 66/213 in oncology; journal  ranking Q2]

 

-2016-

 

6.       Pivodic L, Harding R, Calanzani N, McCrone P, Hall S, Deliens L, Higginson IJ, Gomes B; EURO IMPACT. Home care by general practitioners for cancer patients in the last 3 months of life: An epidemiological study of quality and associated factors. Palliat Med. 2016 Jan;30(1):64-74.  [2015 SCI impact factor 3.685; journal  ranking Q1; ranking n° 11/88 in health care sciences and services; ranking n° 20/155 in medicine, general and internal]

7.       Bekelman JE, Halpern SD, Blankart CR, Bynum JP, Cohen J, Fowler R, Kaasa S, Kwietniewski L, Melberg HO, Onwuteaka-Philipsen B, Oosterveld-Vlug M, Pring A, Schreyögg J, Ulrich CM, Verne J, Wunsch H, Emanuel EJ, for the International Consortium for End-of-Life Research (ICELR). Comparison of site of death, health care utilization, and hospital expenditures for patients dying with cancer in 7 developed countries. JAMA , 2016, 315(3):1-12. [2015 SCI impact factor 37.684; journal  ranking D1; ranking n°3/151 in medicine, general and internal]

8.       Rietjens JA, Korfage IJ, Dunleavy L, Preston NJ, Jabbarian LJ, Christensen CA, de Brito M, Bulli F, Caswell G, Červ B, van Delden J, Deliens L, Gorini G, Groenvold M, Houttekier D, Ingravallo F, Kars MC, Lunder U, Miccinesi G, Mimić A, Paci E, Payne S, Polinder S, Pollock K, Seymour J, Simonič A, Johnsen AT, Verkissen MN, de Vries E, Wilcock A, Zwakman M, van der Heide Pl A. Advance care planning – a multi-centre cluster randomised clinical trial: the research protocol of the ACTION study. BMC Cancer. 2016 Apr 8;16(1):264. [2015 SCI impact factor 3.265; journal ranking Q2; ranking n° 85/213 in ONCOLOGY]

9.       Beernaert K, Pardon K, Van den Block L, Devroey D, De Laat M, Geboes K, Surmont V, Deliens L, Cohen J. Palliative care needs at different phases in the illness trajectory: a survey study in patients with cancer. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2016 Jul;25(4):534-543. [2015 SCI impact factor 1.794; journal  ranking Q1;  ranking n°12/114 in nursing, social science]

10.    Horlait M, Chambaere K, Pardon K, Deliens L, Van Belle S. What are the barriers faced by medical oncologists in initiating discussion of palliative care? A qualitative study in Flanders, Belgium. Support Care Cancer. 2016 Sep;24(9):3873-81. [2015 SCI impact factor 2.535; journal ranking Q2; ranking n°24/88 in health care sciences and services]

 

 

 

-2015-

11.    Robijn L, Chambaere K, Raus K, Rietjens J, Deliens L. Reasons for continuous sedation until death in cancer patients: a qualitative interview study. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2015 Oct 29. doi: 10.1111/ecc.12405. [2015 SCI impact factor 1.794; journal  ranking Q1;  ranking n°12/114 in nursing, social science]

12.    Robijn L, Raus K, Deliens L, Sterckx S, Chambaere K. Mandatory consultation for palliative sedation? Reflections on Koper et al. Support Care Cancer. 2015 Jan;23(1):9-10 [2015 SCI impact factor 2.535; journal ranking Q2; ranking n°24/88 in health care sciences and services]

13.    Seymour J, Rietjens J, Bruinsma S, Deliens L, Sterckx S, Mortier F, Brown J, Mathers N, van der Heide A; on behalf of the UNBIASED consortium; on behalf of the UNBIASED consortium. Using continuous sedation until death for cancer patients: A qualitative interview study of physicians’ and nurses’ practice in three European countries. Palliative Medicine. 2015 Jan;29(1):48-59  [2015 SCI impact factor 3.685; journal  ranking Q1; ranking n° 11/88 in health care sciences and services; ranking n° 20/155 in medicine, general and internal]

14.    Cohen J, Pivodic L, Miccinesi G, Onwuteaka-Philipsen BD, Naylor WA, Wilson DM, Loucka M, Csikos A, Pardon K, Van den Block L, Ruiz-Ramos M, Cardenas-Turanzas M, Rhee Y, Aubry R, Hunt K, Teno J, Houttekier D, Deliens L. International study of the place of death of people with cancer: a population-level comparison of 14 countries across 4 continents using death certificate data. Br J Cancer. 2015 Nov 3;113(9):1397-404. [2015 SCI impact factor 5.569; journal  ranking Q1;  ranking n°28/213 in oncology]

15.    Leemans K, Van den Block L, Vander Stichele R, Francke AL, Deliens L, Cohen J. How to implement quality indicators successfully in palliative care services: perceptions of team members about facilitators of and barriers to implementation. Support Care Cancer. 2015 Dec;23(12):3503-11. [2015 SCI impact factor 2.535; journal ranking Q2; ranking n°24/88 in health care sciences and services]

16.    Vanbutsele G, Van Belle S, De Laat M, Surmont V, Geboes K, Eecloo K, Pardon K, Deliens L. The systematic early integration of palliative care into multidisciplinary oncology care in the hospital setting (IPAC), a randomized controlled trial: the study protocol. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015 Dec 15;15(1):554. [2015 SCI impact factor 1.606; journal ranking Q3; ranking n°53/88 in health care sciences and services]

2014-

17.    Evans N, Pasman HR, Donker GA, Deliens L, Van den Block L, Onwuteaka-Philipsen B; on behalf of EUROIMPACT. End-of-life care in general practice: A cross-sectional, retrospective survey of ‘cancer’, ‘organ failure’ and ‘old-age/dementia’ patients. Palliative Medicine 2014 Mar 18. [2015 SCI impact factor 3.685; journal  ranking Q1; ranking n° 11/88 in health care sciences and services; ranking n° 20/155 in medicine, general and internal]

18.    Anquinet L, Rietjens J, van der Heide A, Bruinsma S, Janssens R, Deliens L, Addington-Hall J, Smithson H, Seymour J, on behalf of UNBIASED. Physicians’ experiences and perspectives regarding the use of continuous sedation until death for cancer patients in the context of psychological and existential suffering at the end of life. Psycho-Oncology 2014 May;23(5):539-46. [2015 SCI impact factor 3.256; journal ranking D1; ranking n°2/39 in social sciences, biomedical]

19.    Blum D, Stene GB, Solheim TS, Fayers P, Hjermstad MJ, Baracos VE, Fearon K, Strasser F, Kaasa S; Euro-Impact (incl. Deliens L). Validation of the Consensus-Definition for Cancer Cachexia and evaluation of a classification model–a study based on data from an international multicentre project (EPCRC-CSA). Ann Oncol. 2014 Aug;25(8):1635-42. [2015 SCI impact factor 9.269; journal  ranking D1; ranking n°11/213 in oncology]

20.    Bruinsma SM, Brown J, van der Heide A, Deliens L, Anquinet L, Payne SA, Seymour JE, Rietjens JA; UNBIASED. Making sense of continuous sedation in end-of-life care for cancer patients: an interview study with bereaved relatives in three European countries. Support Care Cancer. 2014 Dec;22(12):3243-52. [2015 SCI impact factor 2.535; journal ranking Q2; ranking n°24/88 in health care sciences and services]

21.    De Korte-Verhoef MC, Pasman HR, Schweitzer BP, Francke AL, Onwuteaka-Philipsen BD, Deliens L. Reasons for hospitalisation at the end of life: differences between cancer and non-cancer patients. Support Care Cancer. 2014 Mar;22(3):645-52. [2015 SCI impact factor 2.535; journal ranking Q2; ranking n°24/88 in health care sciences and services]

22.    De Vleminck A, Pardon K, Beernaert K, Deschepper R, Houttekier D, Van Audenhove Ch, 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;9(1):e84905. [2015 SCI impact factor 3.057; ranking n° 11/63 in multidisciplinary sciences; journal  ranking Q1]]

23.    Janberidze E, Hjermstad MJ, Brunelli C, Loge JH, Lie HC, Kaasa S, Knudsen AK; EURO IMPACT (incl. Deliens L). The use of antidepressants in patients with advanced cancer—results from an international multicentre study. Psychooncology. 2014 Oct;23(10):1096-102. [2015 SCI impact factor 3.256; journal ranking D1; ranking n°2/39 in social sciences, biomedical]

24.    Janberidze E, Hjermstad MJ, Haugen DF, Sigurdardottir KR, Løhre ET, Lie HC, Loge JH, Kaasa S, Knudsen AK; EURO IMPACT (incl. Deliens L).  How Are Patient Populations Characterized in Studies Investigating Depression in Advanced Cancer? Results From a Systematic Literature Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2014 Oct;48(4):678-698. [2015 SCI impact factor 2.649;  journal  ranking Q1; ranking n°21/88 in health care sciences and services;  ranking n° 28/151 in medicine, general and internal]

25.    Koekkoek JA, Dirven L, Reijneveld JC, Sizoo EM, Pasman HR, Postma TJ, Deliens L, Grant R, McNamara S, Grisold W, Medicus E, Stockhammer G, Oberndorfer S, Flechl B, Marosi C, Taphoorn MJ, Heimans JJ. End of life care in high-grade glioma patients in three European countries: a comparative study. J Neurooncol. 2014 Nov;120(2):303-10. [2015 SCI impact factor 2.754;  journal ranking Q2; ranking n°72/193 in clinical neurology]

26.    Koekkoek JA, Dirven L, Sizoo EM, Pasman HR, Heimans JJ, Postma TJ, Deliens L, Grant R, McNamara S, Stockhammer G, Medicus E, Taphoorn MJ, Reijneveld JC. Symptoms and medication management in the end of life phase of high-grade glioma patients. J Neurooncol. 2014 Dec;120(3):589-95. [2015 SCI impact factor 2.754;  journal ranking Q2; ranking n°72/193 in clinical neurology]

27.    Ko W, Miccinesi G, Beccaro M, Moreels S, Donker GA, Onwuteaka-Philipsen B, Alonso TV, Deliens L, Van den Block L; EURO IMPACT. Factors associated with fulfilling the preference for dying at home among cancer patients: the role of general practitioners. J Palliat Care. 2014 Autumn;30(3):141-50. [2015 SCI impact factor 0.707; journal ranking Q4; ranking n°81/88 in health care sciences and services]

28.    Ko W, Deliens L, Miccinesi G, Giusti F, Moreels S, Donker GA, Owuteaka-Philipsen B, Zurriaga O, López-Maside A, Van den Block L. Care provided and care setting transitions in the last three months of life of cancer patients: a nationwide monitoring study in four European countries. BMC Cancer. 2014 Dec 16;14(1):960 [2015 SCI impact factor 3.265; journal ranking Q2; ranking n° 85/213 in ONCOLOGY]

29.    Moens K, Higginson IJ, Harding R; EURO IMPACT (incl. Deliens L). Are There Differences in the Prevalence of Palliative Care-Related Problems in People Living With Advanced Cancer and Eight Non-Cancer Conditions? A Systematic Review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2014 Oct;48(4):660-677. [2015 SCI impact factor 2.649;  journal  ranking Q1; ranking n°21/88 in health care sciences and services;  ranking n° 28/151 in medicine, general and internal]

30.    Papavasiliou EE, Payne S, Brearley S; EUROIMPACT (incl. Deliens L). Current debates on end-of-life sedation: an international expert elicitation study. Support Care Cancer. 2014 Aug;22(8):2141-9. [2015 SCI impact factor 2.535; journal ranking Q2; ranking n°24/88 in health care sciences and services]

31.    Sizoo EM, Dirven L, Reijneveld JC, Postma TJ, Heimans JJ, Deliens L, Pasman HR, Taphoorn MJ. Measuring health-related quality of life in high-grade glioma patients at the end of life using a proxy-reported retrospective questionnaire. Journal of Neuro-Oncology 2014 Jan; 116(2): 283-90. [2015 SCI impact factor 2.754; journal ranking Q2; ranking n°72/193 in clinical neurology]

32.    Sizoo EM, Pasman HRW, Dirven L, Marosi Ch, Grisold W, Stockhammer G, Egeter J, Grant R, Chang S, Heimans JJ, Deliens L, Reijneveld JC, Taphoorn MJB. The end of life phase of high-grade glioma patients: what do we really know? A systematic review. Support Care Cancer 2014 Mar;22(3):847-57. [2015 SCI impact factor 2.535; journal ranking Q2; ranking n°24/88 in health care sciences and services]

33.    De Roo ML, Francke AL, Van den Block L, Donker GA, Alonso JE, Miccinesi G, Moreels S, Onwuteaka-Philipsen BD, Salvetti A, Deliens L; EURO IMPACT. Hospitalizations of cancer patients in the last month of life: quality indicator scores reveal largevariation between four European countries in a mortality follow-back study. BMC Palliat Care. 2014 Nov 27;13:54. [2015 SCI impact factor 1.676; ranking n°32/75 in health policy and services; journal ranking Q2]

 

 

 

Articles included in the Flemish Academic Bibliographic Database for the Social Sciences and Humanities (VABB-SHW), excl. A1.1 (FWO A1.2)

 

1.       van der Plas AGM, Vissers KC, Francke AL, Donker GA, Jansen WJJ, Deliens L, Onwuteaka-Philipsen. Betrokkenheid van een casemanager bij de palliatieve zorg vermindert ziekenhuisopnames van patiënten met kanker aan het levenseinde. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Palliatieve Zorg 2015;14(2):5-20.

2.       Beernaert K, Van Belle S, Deliens L, Cohen J. Zorgnoden doorheen het kankertraject: palliatieve zorg kan al vroeg aangewezen zijn; Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 2017 Mar; 73: 1-11.

 

 

Other articles in peer-reviewed international journals, excl. A1.1 & A1.2 (FWO A2)

 

1.       Sizoo EM, Koekkoek JA, Postma TJ, Heimans JJ, Pasman HR, Deliens L, Taphoorn MJ, Reijneveld JC. Seizures in patients with high-grade glioma: a serious challenge in the end-of-life phase. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2014 Mar;4(1):77-80.

2.       Janberidze E, Pereira SM, Hjermstad MJ, Knudsen AK, Kaasa S, van der Heide A,  Onwuteaka-Philipsen B; EURO IMPACT (incl. Deliens L). Depressive symptoms in the last days of life of patients with cancer: a nationwide retrospective mortality study. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2016 Jun;6(2):201-9.

3.       Hjermstad MJ, Aass N, Aielli F, Bennett M, Brunelli C, Caraceni A, Cavanna L, Fassbender K, Feio M, Haugen DF, Jakobsen G, Laird B, Løhre ET, Martinez M, Nabal M, Noguera-Tejedor A, Pardon K, Pigni A, Piva L, Porta-Sales J, Rizzi F, Rondini E, Sjøgren P, Strasser F, Turriziani A, Kaasa S; European Palliative Care Cancer Symptom study (EPCCS).. Characteristics of the case mix, organisation and delivery in cancer palliative care: a challenge for good-quality research. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2016 May 31. pii: bmjspcare-2015-000997. doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2015-000997. [Epub ahead of print]