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The Blog of the European Association of Palliative Care (onlus)

Characteristics of episodic breathlessness

Dr Steffen T Simon, Department of Palliative Medicine, University Hospital Cologne, Germany, explains the background to the longer article selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the May issue of Palliative Medicine. Breathlessness is a frequent and burdensome symptom for patients with … Continue reading

Opening doors to collaboration with scientists from across the world: The 14th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care

PhD fellow Mie Nordly, MSc, Palliative Research Unit 7621 in Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark. Mie was one of many student volunteers who worked tirelessly at the EAPC World Congress last week; here she gives a young researcher’s perspective. It was … Continue reading

New beginnings… All change at the EAPC

This year’s 14th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care held last week in Copenhagen, was probably one of the biggest yet with around 2,800 delegates from 80 countries of the world. Praise to the hosts, led by Professor … Continue reading