Saints in disguise : performance in the life of John Kalyvites (BHG 868), the life of Theodora of Alexandria (BHG 1727) and the life of Symeon Salos (BHG 1677) Universiteit Gent
Influence of health interventions on quality of life in seriously ill children at the end of life Vrije Universiteit Brussel Universiteit Gent
BACKGROUND: Seriously ill children suffer from numerous symptoms at the end of their lives, including pain, anxiety, and restricted communication. There are currently no comprehensive overviews of which health interventions have proven benefits and which have proven detrimental effects on the quality of life of children in an end-of-life context. In order to identify potential quality indicators to eventually improve care, a systematic review ...
Meaning in life matters for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease in residential care: associations with life satisfaction and depressive symptoms KU Leuven
The effect of early and systematic integration of palliative care in oncology on quality of life and health care use near the end of life Vrije Universiteit Brussel
PURPOSE: This study evaluated the effect of early integrated palliative care (PC) in oncology on quality of life (QOL) near the end of life and use of health care resources near the end of life.
METHOD: Patients with advanced cancer and a life expectancy of approximately 1 year were randomly assigned to either early and systematic integration of PC into oncological care (intervention) or standard oncological care alone (control). QOL ...