Vol 7, Supplement 3 (October 14, 2018): Annals of Palliative Medicine (Outcome Measurement for Advanced Disease Patients)

Original Article

Perspectives of patients, family caregivers and health professionals on the use of outcome measures in palliative care and lessons for implementation: a multi-method qualitative study
Cathryn Pinto, Katherine Bristowe, Jana Witt, Joanna M. Davies, Susanne de Wolf-Linder, Marsha Dawkins, Ping Guo, Irene J. Higginson, Barbara Daveson, Fliss E. M. Murtagh
Outcome measurement in paediatric palliative care: lessons from the past and future developments
Julia Downing, Eve Namisango, Richard Harding
What are the main palliative care symptoms and concerns of older people with multimorbidity?—a comparative cross-sectional study using routinely collected Phase of Illness, Australia-modified Karnofsky Performance Status and Integrated Palliative Care Outcome Scale data
Caroline Nicholson, Joanna M. Davies, Rob George, Blake Smith, Victor Pace, Laura Harris, Joy Ross, Jan Noble, Penny Hansford, Fliss. E. M. Murtagh
The need for training in palliative care for physicians in other specialties: Brazilian nephrologists empowerment (or appropriation) on renal supportive care
Alze Pereira dos Santos Tavares, Carmen Tzanno-Matins, Marcio J. C. Arruda, Bárbara Antunes
The Portuguese versions of the This Is ME Questionnaire and the Patient Dignity Question: tools for understanding and supporting personhood in clinical care
Miguel Julião, Carla Courelas, Manuel João Costa, Nadine Correia Santos, Filipa Fareleira, Bárbara Antunes, Susana Magalhães, Paulo Faria de Sousa, Harvey Max Chochinov

Brief Report

Starting from scratch: implementing outcome measurement in clinical practice
Claudia Bausewein, Eva Schildmann, Johannes Rosenbruch, Birgit Haberland, Susanne Tänzler, Christina Ramsenthaler


The supplement “Outcome Measurement for Advanced Disease Patients” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Palliative Medicine without any sponsorship or funding. Bárbara Antunes and Claudia Bausewein served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the supplement.