O-1 Enhanced supportive care in cancer
O-2 Cancer related insomnia : wireless monitoring of sleep metrics
O-3 Opioids, benzodiazepines, anti-cholinergic load and clinical outcomes in patients with advanced cancer
O-4 Use of actigraphy for prognostication in cancer patients
O-5 A systematically structured review on biomarkers of dying in cancer patients at the end of life; an exploration of potential mechanisms for the biology of dying
O-6 A cluster randomised trial of clinically assisted hydration at the end of life
O-7 Robotic technology and palliative care education : the development of a ‘nao robot’ computer program
O-8 In silico modelling of the plasma morphine concentration and the legal driving limit
O-9 Phase 3 study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of naldemedine for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation (OIC) in cancer patients
O-10 An observational study of the prevalence of vivid dreams, nightmares and sleep/night terrors in patients with advanced cancer and their association with opiod analgesics
P-11 What do end stage respiratory disease patients get from hospice services?
P-12 Use of anxiolytic and antipsychotic medications in the dying phase amongst hospice inpatients
P-13 Use of bone protection in patients with primary intracranial tumours on long term corticosteroids
P-14 A retrospective audit of the prescription and use of end of life anticipatory medications in a community setting
P-15 An audit of the standard of completion of the achieving priorities of care (APOC) paperwork – pilot audit in the wessex regional renal department, queen alexandra hospital, portsmouth
P-16 Audit of adherence to prescribing standards as a means of improving prescribing practice on drug charts in a hospice in-patient unit
P-17 Improving psychological assessment of hospice in-patients using OACC
P-18 An audit of the use of all-wales do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNACPR) orders within a specialist palliative care unit (SPCU) in south wales
P-19 Family and carer involvement in decision making in palliative care
P-20 A retrospective audit of blood pressure, orthostatic hypotension and falls in advanced cancer
P-21 Palliative medicine physicians are exceedingly optimistic individuals!
P-22 Decision making around end of life care in the emergency department
P-23 An audit of inpatient hospice methadone conversion in the west midlands
P-24 A clinical audit of xerostomia assessment and treatment practices amongst advanced cancer patients in a palliative care setting
P-25 Audit of opioid prescribing in a hospice in-patient unit
P-26 Challenging the pressure on nhs resources : could 48-hour continuous subcutaneous infusions (CSCIS) help? a systematically-structured review of the current evidence base
P-27 The frequency at which doses and drugs administered by cscis are changed : a service evaluation of clinical practice in the united kingdom
P-28 Staff experiences of delirium in the hospice setting
P-29 Striving to remain responsive : a retrospective analysis of longer lengths of stayon an inpatient palliative care unit
P-30 Improving communication from oncology to primary care in a large cancer centre
P-31 A retrospective audit of survival duration in patients with poor performance status receiving systemic anti-cancer therapy at mid yorkshire nhs trust
P-32 Supportive care of oral mucositis in haematology patients : service evaluation and improvement project
P-33 A survey of junior doctors’ confidence in providing end of life care
P-34 The personal, professional and institutional impact of being a mentor to a palliative care team in a low-income country
P-35 Will i ever be me again? the supportive care needs of patients attending a cancer of unknown primaryoutpatient clinic
P-36 A personal narrative of how a junior doctor in the post of education fellow approached the design and implementation of a multidisciplinary end-of-life care pilot training programme at a london hospital foundation trust
P-37 General practitioner perceptions of current services for heart failure patients : a qualitative study
P-38 See one, do one, teach one! : preparation of hospice/specialist palliative care unit doctors as medical educators
P-39 Learning how to die
P-40 Preparing junior doctors for discussing dnacpr with patients – a ‘bit of trial and error’?
P-41 Expansion and development of a hospice paracentesis service to include non-malignant ascites
P-42 Injectable medication at the end of life : a common task for generalist community clinicians
P-43 Evaluation of opiate prescribing and adjustment in renal impairment in an acute medical admissions unit
P-44 The effects of ehealth interventions in palliative care : a meta-review
P-45 Audit of adults with incapacity documentation in an acute palliative care unit
P-46 Orthostatic hypotension and heart rate variability in the diagnosis of autonomic dysfunction in advanced cancer
P-47 A quality improvement approach to cognitive assessment on hospice admission : could we use the 4at or short cam?
P-48 Antimicrobials in end of life care : an audit at the royal trinity hospice
P-49 ‘Is home where i want to die?’ – prognostication and preferred place of care at the end of life in older hospital inpatients
P-50 Hypercalcaemia of malignancy : an analysis of the medical management of palliative cancer patients in community, hospice and hospital settings
P-51 The development of a framework to personalise hydration management in cancer care : the use of non-invasive technology to evaluate fluid status and dehydration-related symptoms
P-52 Implementation of a naloxone algorithm into a hospice in-patient setting
P-53 2016 national comparative audit of red blood cell transfusion in hospices
P-54 Was it worth it? intrathecal analgesia for cancer pain; the views of carers
P-55 High fidelity simulation training in end of life care; one chance to get it right
P-56 Fast track discharge to preferred place of care – identifying modifiable delays
P-57 Patient experience : the real stories
P-58 The palliative academic clinical trainees society : description and career outcomes of a novel peer support programme for academic trainees in palliative medicine
P-59 Facilitating collaborative working with a patient centred study day
P-60 A pilot survey of educational and development opportunities and support available to ssas doctors working in palliative medicine in east and west sussex
P-61 Dangerous variations in equianalgesic dosing for transdermal fentanyl
P-62 Response to oncological treatments : what outcomes do oncologists and palliative medicine physicians choose?
P-63 Subcutaneous levetiracetam for the management of seizures at the end of life
P-64 Quality improvement project- end of life medication use
P-65 Title : multi-ward hospice exchange program
P-66 Identification through integration – increasing access to palliative and end of life care
P-67 Promoting dignity and patient-centred care : evaluating the feasibility of engaging the ‘patient dignity question’ within an academic palliative care unit”
P-68 How confident are front line hospital staff in caring for dying patients?
P-69 Hospice care for deprived areas – a review of the equity of hospice care in our area
P-70 Cervical lymphadenopathy in younger adults
P-71 Evaluation of a rapid discharge pathway for dying patients
P-72 ‘Place bonding’ in children’s hospice care
P-73 Improving palliative dementia care – evaluation of a new education programme
P-75 Improving timely access to specialist palliative care, using quality improvement (QI) methodology
P-76 A service evaluation of uti antibiotic stewardship in a uk hospice : two audit cycles spanning 2 years and more than 500 inpatients
P-77 Weighing patients in a hospice setting
P-78 Use of audit in medicine management at st ann’s hospice
P-79 Distress versus harm; have we implemented changes to dnacpr documentation following the tracey judgment?
P-80 Patients with metastatic cancer : hospice patients die; hospital patients survive – true or?false?
P-81 Glasgow prognostic scale : usefulness in predicting 3-month survival in metastatic cancer patients
P-82 What level of medical input do hospice inpatients need and does this correspond to their need for specialist nursing input? a service evaluation in a uk hospice
P-83 Enhancing bereavement support in a tertiary cancer centre : a quality improvement study
P-84 Subjective and objective chemosensory (taste and smell) dysfunction in treatment-naive cancer patients
P-85 Thrombolysis for pulmonary embolism in palliative care : a case report
P-86 Does socioeconomic status affect place of death for patients known to specialist palliative care services?
P-87 Physiotherapy palliative cancer care : a case study approach
P-88 Evaluation of a pilot service designed to improve transition from children’s palliative care services
P-89 Recording preferred place of death : a dynamic process
P-90 Practice improvement project : palliative care service provision for people with dyspnoea
P-91 Integration of specialist palliative care into a tertiary non-malignant service : evaluation of potential geographical disparity
P-92 A question of futility? end of life decision making in the uk courts
P-93 Standards for documentation of dnacpr decisions and discussions in a hospice inpatient unit & community team
P-94 Enhanced supportive care in experimental cancer medicine trials at the christie nhs foundation trust
P-95 Thinking ahead : discussing resuscitation decisions with diverse communities
P-96 The management of ta – survey of nurses working in a specialist palliative care unit
P-97 Exploration into use of continuous subcutaneous levetiracetam within palliative care
P-98 Patient and caregiver experiences of do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNACPR) conversations : an integrative review of the literature
P-99 The use of an oncological palliative deprescribing guideline to aid rationalising medications in patients in the last six months of life
P-101 Solstice : sancuso® in supportive and palliative?care; a feasibility study in patients with cancer and refractory nausea and vomiting
P-100 Needs identification and planning for palliative care in children with life-limiting conditions
P-102 Use of opioids as an adjunct in the management of sialorrhea in motor neurone disease
P-103 A systematic review of the effectiveness of palliative interventions to treat rectal tenesmus in cancer
P-104 Recognising dying in adults : identifying patients in the last 12 months of life
P-105 End of life care at the weekend in a uk district general hospital
P-106 Checkpoint charlie : audit of regular syringe driver checks across healthcare settings
P-107 Identification and evaluation of observational measures for monitoring sedation in adult palliative care patients : findings from a systematic review for i-can-care
P-108 Evidencing care of the dying adult in a district general hospital
P-109 Transforming an acute palliative care service in a specialist emergency care hospital
P-110 Dying to be involved- a survey of what matters to an acute hospital community
P-111 Palliative care training for non-specialists : what happens in uk medical schools, primary care and hospital practice? how might deficits be addressed?
P-112 Improving acute hospital care through partnership working
P-113 Factors influencing acute care utilisation in nursing home residents with advanced dementia in final three months of life : a systematic review and narrative synthesis
P-114 End-stage chronic liver disease : a look at the last year of life
P-115 Implementing an electronic whiteboard system on the in patient unit
P-116 ‘Shocking’ communication skills – communication skills training for cardiac physiologists deactivating ICDS$
P-117 By the clock : audit investigating the administration of regularly prescribed opioid analgesia in palliative patients on general hospital wards
P-118 Improving experience for relatives of dying patients in a cancer centre
P-119 Use of BACLOFEN in a continuous subcutaneous infusion
P-120 Retrospective analysis of the timeliness of completion of paperwork and communication to general practice (GP) following death
P-121 Service evaluation : what happened to hospice in-patients transferred to an acute hospital and lessons learned
P-122 Lidocaine 5% patch initiation and assessment
P-123 Using the model of improvement to increase the efficiency of discharge medication prescribing in palliative care
P-124 To avoid readmission, patients aged 65 and over admitted to hospital with a care quality commission avoidable condition should be examined for life limiting illnesses and consideration given to advance care planning
P-125 Is an emergency really an emergency? a follow up study of an evaluation of urgent admission requests to a hospice
P-126 Effectiveness of gabapentin and pregabalin for cancer-induced bone pain : a systematic review
P-127 Adopting an integrative approach when teaching “advanced communication”
P-128 Use of a written care plan to achieve the “five priorities for care” at the end of life at northwick park hospital
P-129 Anticipatory medication pocket cards. do they improve confidence and competence in fy1s?
P-130 Implementation of electronic patient records – a hospice journey
P-131 Meeting the needs of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension : an important role for a hospital palliative care team
P-132 Combined oncology & palliative care clinics; working in parallel
P-133 Combined oncology & palliative care clinics; hospice in-patient stays and place of death
P-134 Should sim man die? final year medical students’ beliefs and attitudes regarding death in simulation
P-135 From diagnosis to death – a pilot of inter-professional palliative care simulation for medical and nursing students
P-136 Providing palliative care to the world’s poorest : a service review of a community palliative care programme in mulanje mission hospital, malawi
P-137 Positive deviance in community palliative care practice
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