List of materials relating to palliative care


Arman, M. & Rehnsfeldt. A. (2002) Living with breast cancer – a challenge to expansive and creative forces. European Journal of Cancer Care, 11: 290–296.

Clements-Cortes, A. (2004) The use of music in facilitating emotional expression in the terminally ill, American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine, 21, (4): 255-260.

Costello, J. (2006) Dying well: nurses’ experiences of ‘good and bad’ deaths in hospital, Journal of Advanced Nursing, 54, (5): 594–601.

Coulehan, J. & Clary, P. (2005) Healing the Healer: Poetry in Palliative Care, Journal of Palliative Medicine, 8, (2): 382-389.

Dawson, S. (1993) The role of occupational therapy groups in an Australian hospice, The American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care, 10, (4): 13-17.

Gallagher, L.M., Huston, M.J., Nelson, K.A., Walsh, D. & Steele, A.L. (2001) Music therapy in palliative medicine, Support Care Cancer, 9: 156–161.

Goldstein, N.E., & Morrison, R.S. (2005) The Intersection Between Geriatrics and Palliative Care: A Call for a New Research Agenda. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 53: 1593–1598.

Hutchings, D. (1998) Communicating with metaphor: A dance with many veils, The American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care, 15, (5): 282-284.

Kneafsey, R. (1997) The therapeutic use of music in a care of the elderly setting: a literature review, Journal of Clinical Nursing. 6: 341–346.

Krout, R.E. (2003) Music therapy with imminently dying hospice patients and their families: Facilitating release near the time of death, American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care, 20, (2): 120-134.

Krout, R.E. (2001) The effects of single-session music therapy interventions on the observed and self-reported levels of pain control, physical comfort, and relaxation of hospice patients, American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care, 18, (6): 383-390.

Kuziemsky, C.E., Jahnke, J.H. & Lau, F. (2006) The e-Hospice - Beyond traditional boundaries of palliative care, Telematics and Informatics 23 (2006) 117–133.

Lou, M.F. (2001) The use of music to decrease agitated behaviour of the demented elderly: the state of the science Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 15: 165-173.

Mirriam-Goldberg, C. (2004) Cancer and chronic illness: A brief report, Journal of Poetry Therapy, 17, (2): 101-107.

Monti, D.A., Peterson, C., Shanklin-Kunkel, E.J., Hauck, W.W., Pequignot, E., Rhodes, L. and Brainard, G.C. (2006) A randomized controlled trial of mindfulness based art therapy (MBAT) for women with cancer, Psycho-Oncology 15: 363–373.

Nainis, N., Paice, J.A., Ratner, J., Wirth, J.H., Lai, J. & Shott, S. (2006) Relieving Symptoms in Cancer: Innovative Use of Art Therapy, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 31, (2): 162-169.

O’Callaghan, C.C. (1996) Pain, music creativity and music therapy in palliative care, The American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care, 13, (2): 43-49.

Parker-Oliver, D.R., Demiris, G. & Porock, D. (2005) The usability of videophones for seniors and hospice providers: a brief report of two studies, Computers in Biology and Medicine 35: 782–790.

Pevey, C. (2005) Patient speaking: Hospice patients discuss their care, American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine, 22, (2): 129-133.

Radin, P. (2006) ‘‘To me, it’s my life’’: Medical communication, trust, and activism in cyberspace, Social Science & Medicine, 62: 591–601.

Reilly, J.M. & Ring, J. (2004) An End-of-life Curriculum: Empowering the Resident, Patient, and Family, Journal of Palliative Medicine, 7, (1): 55-62.

Skilbeck, J.K. & Payne, S. (2005) End of life care: a discursive analysis of specialist palliative care nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing 51(4), 325–334.

Starr, R.J. (1999) Music therapy in hospice care, American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care, 16, (6): 739-742.

Suzuki, M., Kanamori, M., Watanabe, M., Nagasawa, S., Kojima, E., Ooshiro, H., & Nakahara, D. (2004) Behavioral and endocrinological evaluation of music therapy for elderly patients with dementia, Nursing and Health Sciences, 6: 11–18.

Zamierowski, M.J. & Gordon, A. (1995) The use of creative art forms to enhance counselling skills of hospice professionals in dealing with the bereaved, The American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care, 12, (1): 5-8.