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To what degree is palliative care integrated in guidelines and pathways for adult cancer patients in Europe: a systematic literature review

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To what degree is palliative care integrated in guidelines and pathways for adult cancer patients in Europe : a systematic literature review. / van Beek, Karen; Siouta, Naouma; Preston, Nancy Jean; Hasselaar, Jeroen; Hughes, Sean; Payne, Sheila Alison; Radbruch, Lukas; Centeno, Carlos; Csikos, Agnes; Garralda, Eduardo; van der Eerden, Marlieke; Hodiamont, Farina; Radvanyi, Ildiko; Menten, Johan.

In: BMC Palliative Care, Vol. 15, No. 26, 26, 03.03.2016.

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van Beek, K, Siouta, N, Preston, NJ, Hasselaar, J, Hughes, S, Payne, SA, Radbruch, L, Centeno, C, Csikos, A, Garralda, E, van der Eerden, M, Hodiamont, F, Radvanyi, I & Menten, J 2016, 'To what degree is palliative care integrated in guidelines and pathways for adult cancer patients in Europe: a systematic literature review', BMC Palliative Care, vol. 15, no. 26, 26. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12904-016-0100-0

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van Beek, K., Siouta, N., Preston, N. J., Hasselaar, J., Hughes, S., Payne, S. A., Radbruch, L., Centeno, C., Csikos, A., Garralda, E., van der Eerden, M., Hodiamont, F., Radvanyi, I., & Menten, J. (2016). To what degree is palliative care integrated in guidelines and pathways for adult cancer patients in Europe: a systematic literature review. BMC Palliative Care, 15(26), [26]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12904-016-0100-0

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van Beek, Karen ; Siouta, Naouma ; Preston, Nancy Jean ; Hasselaar, Jeroen ; Hughes, Sean ; Payne, Sheila Alison ; Radbruch, Lukas ; Centeno, Carlos ; Csikos, Agnes ; Garralda, Eduardo ; van der Eerden, Marlieke ; Hodiamont, Farina ; Radvanyi, Ildiko ; Menten, Johan. / To what degree is palliative care integrated in guidelines and pathways for adult cancer patients in Europe : a systematic literature review. In: BMC Palliative Care. 2016 ; Vol. 15, No. 26.

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title = "To what degree is palliative care integrated in guidelines and pathways for adult cancer patients in Europe: a systematic literature review",
abstract = "BackgroundPalliative Care (PC) aims to improve the quality of life for patients with cancer and their families and its benefits have been demonstrated by several studies. The objective of this systematic review is to assess the integration of PC in the content of guidelines/pathways of adult cancer patients in Europe.MethodsWe included studies of adult patients with cancer published from 01/01/1995 and 31/12/2013 in Europe in six languages. We searched nine electronic databases, hand-searched six journals and also performed citation tracking. Studies were ranked using Emanuel{\textquoteright}s Integrated Palliative Care (IPC) criteria, a tool containing 11 domains to assess PC content in guidelines. Two reviewers screened the results and narrative synthesis has been employed.ResultsWe identified a total of 28,277 potentially relevant articles from which 637 were eligible for full-text screening. The final review included 60 guidelines and 14 pathways. Eighty percent (80 %) of the guidelines/pathways emphasize a holistic approach and 66 % focus on PC interventions aimed at reducing suffering. Fifty seven percent (57 %) did not discuss referral criteria for PC. Of all studies, five fulfilled at least 10/11 IPC criteria. Differences existed with regard to the referral criteria for bereavement care and the continuous adjustment of goals of care.ConclusionOverall, most of the identified guidelines/pathways highlighted the importance of the holistic approach of IPC. The studies that were found to fulfil at least 10/11 Emanuel{\textquoteright}s IPC criteria could serve as benchmarks of IPC.",
keywords = "Delivery of Health Care, Integrated, Palliative care, Medical oncology, Systematic review, Guidelines, Pathways",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - To what degree is palliative care integrated in guidelines and pathways for adult cancer patients in Europe

T2 - a systematic literature review

AU - van Beek, Karen

AU - Siouta, Naouma

AU - Preston, Nancy Jean

AU - Hasselaar, Jeroen

AU - Hughes, Sean

AU - Payne, Sheila Alison

AU - Radbruch, Lukas

AU - Centeno, Carlos

AU - Csikos, Agnes

AU - Garralda, Eduardo

AU - van der Eerden, Marlieke

AU - Hodiamont, Farina

AU - Radvanyi, Ildiko

AU - Menten, Johan

N1 - © 2016 Van Beek et al. Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.

PY - 2016/3/3

Y1 - 2016/3/3

N2 - BackgroundPalliative Care (PC) aims to improve the quality of life for patients with cancer and their families and its benefits have been demonstrated by several studies. The objective of this systematic review is to assess the integration of PC in the content of guidelines/pathways of adult cancer patients in Europe.MethodsWe included studies of adult patients with cancer published from 01/01/1995 and 31/12/2013 in Europe in six languages. We searched nine electronic databases, hand-searched six journals and also performed citation tracking. Studies were ranked using Emanuel’s Integrated Palliative Care (IPC) criteria, a tool containing 11 domains to assess PC content in guidelines. Two reviewers screened the results and narrative synthesis has been employed.ResultsWe identified a total of 28,277 potentially relevant articles from which 637 were eligible for full-text screening. The final review included 60 guidelines and 14 pathways. Eighty percent (80 %) of the guidelines/pathways emphasize a holistic approach and 66 % focus on PC interventions aimed at reducing suffering. Fifty seven percent (57 %) did not discuss referral criteria for PC. Of all studies, five fulfilled at least 10/11 IPC criteria. Differences existed with regard to the referral criteria for bereavement care and the continuous adjustment of goals of care.ConclusionOverall, most of the identified guidelines/pathways highlighted the importance of the holistic approach of IPC. The studies that were found to fulfil at least 10/11 Emanuel’s IPC criteria could serve as benchmarks of IPC.

AB - BackgroundPalliative Care (PC) aims to improve the quality of life for patients with cancer and their families and its benefits have been demonstrated by several studies. The objective of this systematic review is to assess the integration of PC in the content of guidelines/pathways of adult cancer patients in Europe.MethodsWe included studies of adult patients with cancer published from 01/01/1995 and 31/12/2013 in Europe in six languages. We searched nine electronic databases, hand-searched six journals and also performed citation tracking. Studies were ranked using Emanuel’s Integrated Palliative Care (IPC) criteria, a tool containing 11 domains to assess PC content in guidelines. Two reviewers screened the results and narrative synthesis has been employed.ResultsWe identified a total of 28,277 potentially relevant articles from which 637 were eligible for full-text screening. The final review included 60 guidelines and 14 pathways. Eighty percent (80 %) of the guidelines/pathways emphasize a holistic approach and 66 % focus on PC interventions aimed at reducing suffering. Fifty seven percent (57 %) did not discuss referral criteria for PC. Of all studies, five fulfilled at least 10/11 IPC criteria. Differences existed with regard to the referral criteria for bereavement care and the continuous adjustment of goals of care.ConclusionOverall, most of the identified guidelines/pathways highlighted the importance of the holistic approach of IPC. The studies that were found to fulfil at least 10/11 Emanuel’s IPC criteria could serve as benchmarks of IPC.

KW - Delivery of Health Care

KW - Integrated

KW - Palliative care

KW - Medical oncology

KW - Systematic review

KW - Guidelines

KW - Pathways

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DO - 10.1186/s12904-016-0100-0

M3 - Journal article

VL - 15

JO - BMC Palliative Care

JF - BMC Palliative Care

SN - 1472-684X

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