Position

Professor of Palliative Care
Palliative and Supportive Services

Biography

David Currow is Professor of Palliative and Supportive Services at Flinders University, Adelaide where more than 350 distance students from around the world study palliative care at a post-graduate level. Research includes clinical trials, population-based planning and codifying the evidence base underpinning palliative care. Research funders include the National Health and Medical Research Council and the National Institutes of Health (USA). David is an Honorary Professor with the following institutions: Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, UK, University of Sydney School of Medicine and University of Technology Sydney.

He is the principal investigator for the Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative (PaCCSC) which has randomised more than 1400 palliative care patients across 12 sites to phase III symptom control studies. He is also co-principal investigator on www.caresearch.com.au, an anthology of evidence in palliative care. He is a foundation partner in the Australian Palliative Care Outcomes Collaborative, an initiative to improve systematically clinical outcomes in palliative care.

David has published more than 380 peer-reviewed articles, editorials and books. He is senior associate editor of Journal of Palliative Medicine and on the editorial boards of Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care and the Journal of Oncology Practice. David is a former president of Palliative Care Australia and the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia.

Qualifications

BMed, PhD, MPH, FRACP, FAChPM, FAHMS, GAICD

Honours, awards and grants

Tom Reeve Award for Outstanding Contribution to Cancer Care from the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia 2015

For a significant contribution to cancer care through research and clinical leadership

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care (AAHPM) 2015 Award for Excellence in Scientific Research in Palliative Care. The Award recognizes meaningful, exemplary research contributions to the field of hospice and palliative care. February, 2015 at the annual Academy meeting.

Palliative Care Council of South Australia Lifetime Achievement Award. 2013. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes excellence in mentorship, support, passion for their field of work, commitment to working in partnerships, respect for others, teamwork, persistence and pioneering developments/

University of Newcastle 2012 Alumni Medal (joint winner) Awarded annually to a graduate with an outstanding track record of professional excellence in leadership, knowledge and professional practice.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 2013 Balfour M. Mount Visiting Professorship in Palliative Medicine

National winner 2012 - Team Award – Postgraduate education Australian Learning and Teaching Centre

Flinders Offshore Palliative Care Program. In conjunction with the Lien Foundation (Singapore) and the Asia Pacific Hospice and Palliative Care Network, this was a program to provide Graduate Certificate post-graduate qualifications for health professionals in palliative care for resource challenged countries in South East Asia. More than 100 students have graduated to date.

Key responsibilities

Research leader, Discipline Palliative and Supportive Services

Research interests

David is the Principal Investigator on the Australian government funded Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative – the world’s largest clinical trials group in palliative care. He is also a co-founder of the Australian Palliative Care Outcomes Collaborative, the world’s largest point-of-care quality improvement program in palliative care.

Supervisory interests

  • Palliative care

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Clinical trials, palliative care (1) ; Communication, palliative care (1) ;

Associate supervisor : Breast cancer, survivors (Univ. Sydney) (1) ; Missing data, palliative care trials (Univ. Hull) (1) ; Breast cancer (Univ Sydney) (1) ; Opioids, chronic refractory breathlessness (McGill Univ.) (1) ; Multi-disciplinary care, lung cancer (Univ Sydney) (1) ; Long term bereavement outcome (1) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : Delirium at the end of life (1) ; Cost-disultility plane case studies in palliative care (1) ;

Associate supervisor : Palliative Care (Univ Melbourne) (1) ; Lower socioeconomic needs for end of life care (Curtin Univ.) (1) ; Needs assessment tool for paliative care (Univ Newcastle) (1) ; Needs in palliative care (Univ Western Australia) (1) ; Palliative care (2) ;

Publications

  • Currow, D.C. and Jane, P. (2015). Policies on palliative care for older people in Australia. In Palliative Care for Older People. 1st ed. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, pp. 69-75.
    [Web Link]
  • Currow, D.C. and Kaasa, S. (2015). Policy in Palliative Care. In Nathan Cherny, Marie Fallon, Stein Kaasa, Russell Portenoy and David Currow, ed. Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine Fifth Edition. 5th ed. Oxford. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, pp. 25-31.
  • Tieman, J.J. and Currow, D.C. (2015). Informatics and Literature Search. In Cherny NI, Fallon MT, Kassa S, Portenoy Rk, Currow DC, ed. Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine Fifth Edition. Fifth edition ed. 198 Madison Place New York United States: Oxford University Press, pp. 391-397.
  • Abernethy, A. and Currow, D.C. (2014). Palliative Care. In Donald A. Mahler, Denis E. O'Donnell, ed. Dyspnea: Mechanisms, Measurement, and Management, Third Edition. 3rd ed ed. USA: CRC Press, pp. 223-256.
    [Web Link]
  • Currow, D.C. and Phillips, J. (2014). Models of Care in Palliative Medicine. In Matthias W Wichmann, Guy Maddern, ed. Palliative Surgery. Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 9-17.
  • Abernethy, A.P., Wheeler, J.L. and Currow, D.C. (2011). Palliative Care and Dyspnoea Management in Patients with Hematological Malignancies and Acute Respiratory Failure. In Elie Azoulay, ed. Pulmonary Involvement in Patients with Hematological Malignancies. Berlin, Germany: Springer, pp. 683-689.
    [10.1007/978-3-642-15742-4_55]
  • Currow, D.C. and Abernethy, A.P. (2011). Management of respiratory symptoms in people with cancer. In Ian N Olver, ed. The MASCC Textbook of Cancer Supportive Care and Survivorship. USA: Springer, pp. 107-114.
  • Hegarty, M.M. and Currow, D.C. (2010). Postgraduate education in palliative medicine. In Hanks, G., Cherny, N.I., Christakis, N.A., Fallon, M., Kaasa, S. & Portenoy, R.K., ed. Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine Fourth Edition. 4th ed. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, pp. 1576-1585.
  • Currow, D.C. and Sanderson, C.R. (2008). Lung Secondaries. In Glare, Paul and Christakis, Nicholas, ed. Prognosis in Advanced Cancer. Great Clarendon Street, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 311-317.
  • Cherny, N.I., Fallon, M.T., Kaasa, S., Portenoy, R.K. and Currow, D.C. (Eds.). (2015). Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine. 5 ed. UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Currow, D.C. (2007). Editor-in-Chief. Leeds, UK: Maney Publishing.
  • Currow, D.C. and Clark, K. (2006). Palliative and Supportive Care. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Norman, R. and Currow, D.C. (Eds.). (2005). Supportive care of the urology patient. UK: Oxford University Press.
    [Scopus]
  • Ahmadi, Z., Wysham, N.G., Lundstrom, S., Janson, C., Currow, D.C. and Ekstrom, M. (2016). End-of-life care in oxygen-dependent ILD compared with lung cancer: A national population-based study. Thorax,
    [10.1136/thoraxjnl-2015-207439] [Scopus]
  • Bausewein, C., Daveson, B.A., Currow, D.C., Downing, J., Deliens, L., Radbruch, L., et al. (2016). EAPC White Paper on outcome measurement in palliative care: Improving practice, attaining outcomes and delivering quality services - Recommendations from the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Task Force on Outcome Measurement. Palliative Medicine, 30(1) pp. 6-22.
    [10.1177/0269216315589898]
  • Davidson, P., Phillips, J.J., Dennison-Himmelfarb, C., Thompson, S.C., Luckett, T. and Currow, D.C. (2016). Providing palliative care for cardiovascular disease from a perspective of sociocultural diversity: a global view. Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care, 10(1) pp. 11-17.
    [10.1097/SPC.0000000000000188] [Scopus]
  • Ferreira, D.H., Silva, J.P., Quinn, S.J., Abernethy, A.P., Johnson, M.J., Oxberry, S., et al. (2016). Blinded Patient Preference for Morphine Compared to Placebo in the Setting of Chronic Refractory Breathlessness-An Exploratory Study. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 51(2) pp. 247-254.
    [Scopus]
  • Tervonen, H.E., Aranda, S.A., Roder, D., Walton, R., Baker, D., You, H., et al. (2016). Differences in impact of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status on cancer stage and survival by level of socio-economic disadvantage and remoteness of residence-A population-based cohort study in Australia. Cancer Epidemiology, 41 pp. 132-138.
    [Scopus]
  • McCaffrey, N.M., Bradley, S.L., Ratcliffe, J. and Currow, D.C. (2016). What aspects of quality of life are important from palliative care patients’ perspectives? Journal of Pain and Symptom Management,
  • McCaffrey, N.M., Hardy, J., Fazekas, B.S., Agar, M.R., Devilee, L., Rowett, D.S., et al. (2016). Potential economic impact on hospitalisations of the Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative (PaCCSC) ketamine randomised controlled trial. Australian Health Review, 40(1) pp. 100-105.
    [10.1071/AH15012] [Scopus]
  • Taylor, A.D., Morris, G.J., Tieman, J.J., Currow, D.C., Kidd, M.R. and Carati, C.J. (2016). Can Video Conferencing Be as Easy as Telephoning?—A Home Healthcare Case Study. E-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks, 5(1) pp. 8-18.
    [10.4236/etsn.2016.51002]
  • Martins, R.T., Currow, D.C., Abernethy, A.P., Johnson, M.J., Toson, B. and Eckert, D.J. (2016). Effects of low-dose morphine on perceived sleep quality in patients with refractory breathlessness: A hypothesis generating study. Respirology, 21(2) pp. 386-391.
    [10.1111/resp.12681] [Scopus]
  • Boland, J., Currow, D.C., Wilcock, A., Tieman, J., Hussain, J., Pitsillides, C., et al. (2015). A systematic review of strategies used to increase recruitment of people with cancer or organ failure into clinical trials: Implications for palliative care research. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 49(4) pp. 762-772.
    [10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2014.09.018] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Young, J., Badgery-Parker, T., Dobbins, T., Jorgensen, M., Gibbs, P., Faragher, I., et al. (2015). Comparison of ECOG/WHO Performance Status and ASA Score as a measure of functional status. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management,
    [10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2014.06.006] [Scopus]
  • Burns, E., Quinn, S.J., Abernethy, A.P. and Currow, D.C. (2015). Caregiver Expectations: Predictors of a Worse Than Expected Caregiving Experience at the End of Life. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 50(4)
    [10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.04.017] [Scopus]
  • Clark, K., Collier, A. and Currow, D. (2015). Dying in Australian hospitals: will a separate national clinical standard improve the delivery of quality care? Australian Health Review, 39(2) pp. 202-204.
    [10.1071/AH14175] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Clark, K., Quinn, S.J., Doogue, M.P., Sanderson, C.R., Lovell, M. and Currow, D.C. (2015). Routine prescribing of gabapentin or pregabalin in supportive and palliative care: what are the comparative performances of the medications in a palliative care population? Supportive Care in Cancer, 23 pp. 2517-2520.
    [10.1007/s00520-015-2837-z] [Scopus]
  • Collier, A., Morgan, D.D., Swetenham, C.M., To, T.H., Currow, D.C. and Tieman, J.J. (2015). Implementation of a pilot telehealth programme in community palliative care: A qualitative study of clinicians’ perspectives. Palliative Medicine,
    [10.1177/0269216315600113]
  • Collier, A., Rowett, D., Allcroft, P., Greene, M. and Currow, D. (2015). Academic detailing of general practitioners by a respiratory physician for diagnosis and management of refractory breathlessness: a randomised pilot study. BMC Health Services Research, 15(193)
    [10.1186/s12913-015-0861-9] [Scopus]
  • Currow, D.C., Clark, K., Kamal, A.H., Collier, A., Agar, M.R., Lovell, M., et al. (2015). The population burden of chronic symptoms that substantially predate the diagnosis of a life-limiting illness. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 18(6) pp. 480-485.
    [Scopus]
  • Currow, D.C., Quinn, S., Agar, M., Fazekas, B., Hardy, J., McCaffrey, N., et al. (2015). Double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised trial of octreotide in malignant bowel obstruction. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 49(5) pp. 814-821.
    [10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2014.09.013] [Scopus]
  • Currow, D.C., Quinn, S.J., Ekstrom, M., Kaasa, S., Johnson, M.J., Somogyi, A.A., et al. (2015). Can variability in the effect of opioids on refractory breathlessness be explained by genetic factors? BMJ Open, 5(5) pp. e006818.
    [10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006818] [Scopus]
  • Ekstrom, M., Abernethy, A.P. and Currow, D.C. (2015). The management of chronic breathlessness in patients with advanced and terminal illness. BMJ (International Edition) 349(Article: g7617)
    [10.1136/bmj.g7617] [Scopus]
  • Ekstrom, M., Currow, D.C. and Johnson, M.J. (2015). Outcome measurement of refractory breathlessness: Endpoints and important differences. Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care, 9(3) pp. 238-243.
    [10.1097/SPC.0000000000000147] [Scopus]
  • Ekstrom, M., Nilsson, F., Abernethy, A.P. and Currow, D.C. (2015). Effects of Opioids on Breathlessness and Exercise Capacity in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Systematic Review. American Thoracic Society. Annals, 12(7) pp. 1079-1092.
    [10.1513/AnnalsATS.201501-034OC] [Scopus]
  • Girgis, A., Abernethy, A.P. and Currow, D.C. (2015). Caring at the end of life: do cancer caregivers differ from other caregivers? BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 5(5) pp. 513-517.
    [10.1136/bmjspcare-2013-000495]
  • Hoefman, R.J., Al-Janabi, H., McCaffrey, N.M., Currow, D.C. and Ratcliffe, J. (2015). Measuring caregiver outcomes in palliative care: a construct validation study of two instruments for use in economic evaluations. Quality of Life Research, 24(5) pp. 1255-1273.
    [10.1007/s11136-014-0848-8]
  • Holloway, K., Toye, C., McConigley, R., Tieman, J., Hegarty, M. and Currow, D.C. (2015). National consultation informing development of guidelines for a palliative approach for aged care in the community setting. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 34(1) pp. 21-26.
    [10.1111/ajag.12083] [Scopus]
  • Hudson, P.L., Girgis, A., Mitchell, G.K., Philip, J., Parker, D., Currow, D.C., et al. (2015). Benefits and resource implications of family meetings for hospitalized palliative care patients: Research protocol. BMC Palliative Care, 14(1) pp. Article: 14.
    [Scopus]
  • Hui, D., Bansal, S., Strasser, F., Morita, T., Caraceni, A., Davis, M.P., et al. (2015). Indicators of integration of oncology and palliative care programs: An international consensus. Annals of Oncology, 26(9) pp. 1953-1959.
    [10.1093/annonc/mdv269] [Scopus]
  • Johnson, M.J., Simpson, M.I.G., Currow, D.C., Millman, R.E., Hart, S.P. and Green, G. (2015). Magnetoencephalography to investigate central perception of exercise-induced breathlessness in people with chronic lung disease: a feasibility pilot. BMJ Open, 5 pp. e007535.
    [10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007535] [Scopus]
  • Kutner, J.S., Blatchford, P.J., Taylor, D.H., Ritchie, C., Bull, J., Fairclough, D., et al. (2015). Safety and benefit of discontinuing statin therapy in the setting of advanced, life-limiting illness a randomized clinical trial. Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine, 175(5) pp. 691-700.
    [10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.0289] [Scopus]
  • LeBlanc, T., McNeil, M.J., Kamal, A.H., Currow, D.C. and Abernethy, A.P. (2015). Polypharmacy in patients with advanced cancer and the role of medication discontinuation. Lancet Oncology, 16(7) pp. 333-341.
    [10.1016/S1470-2045(15)00080-7] [Scopus]
  • LeBlanc, T., Smith, J.M. and Currow, D.C. (2015). Symptom burden of haematological malignancies as death approaches in a community palliative care service: A retrospective cohort study of a consecutive case series. The Lancet Haematology, 2(8) pp. 334-338.
    [10.1016/S2352-3026(15)00111-8] [Scopus]
  • Li, Y., Jackson, K.A., Slon, B., Hardy, J., Franco, M., William, L., et al. (2015). CYP2B6*6 allele and age substantially reduce steady-state ketamine clearance in chronic pain patients: impact on adverse effects. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 80(2) pp. 276-284.
    [10.1111/bcp.12614]
  • Luckett, T., Bhattarai, P., Phillips, J., Agar, M.R., Currow, D.C., Krastev, Y., et al. (2015). Advance care planning in 21st century Australia: a systematic review and appraisal of online advance care directive templates against national framework criteria. Australian Health Review, 39(5) pp. 552-560.
    [10.1071/AH14187]
  • McCaffrey, N., Agar, M., Harlum, J., Karnon, J., Currow, D. and Eckermann, S. (2015). Better informing decision making with multiple outcomes cost-effectiveness analysis under uncertainty in cost-disutility space. PLoS One, 10(3) pp. e0115544.
    [10.1371/journal.pone.0115544] [Scopus]
  • McCaffrey, N.M., Fazekas, B.S., Cutri, N. and Currow, D.C. (2015). How Accurately Do Consecutive Cohort Audits Predict Phase III Multisite Clinical Trial Recruitment in Palliative Care. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 51(4) pp. 748-755.
    [Scopus]
  • McConigley, R., Shelby-James, T. and Currow, D.C. (2015). Promoting the consumer voice in palliative care. Exploring the possibility of using consumer impact statements. Health Expectations, 18(5) pp. 653-660.
    [10.1111/hex.12118]
  • McLoughlin, K., Rhatigan, J., McGilloway, S., Kellehear, A., Lucey, M., Twomey, F., et al. (2015). INSPIRE (INvestigating Social and PractIcal suppoRts at the End of life): Pilot randomised trial of a community social and practical support intervention for adults with life-limiting illness. BMC Palliative Care, 14(65)
    [10.1186/s12904-015-0060-9]
  • Mitchell, G.K., Hardy, J.R., Nikles, C.J., Carmont, S., Senior, H., Schluter, P.J., et al. (2015). The effect of methylphenidate on fatigue in advanced cancer: An aggregated N-of-1 trial. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 50(3) pp. 289-296.
    [10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.03.009] [Scopus]
  • Morgan, D.D., Currow, D.C., Denehy, L. and Aranda, S.A. (2015). Living actively in the face of impending death: constantly adjusting to bodily decline at the end-of-life. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care,
    [10.1136/bmjspcare-2014-000744]
  • Morgan, N.A., Rowett, D.S. and Currow, D.C. (2015). Analysis of drug interactions at the end of life. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, pp. 1-6.
    [10.1136/bmjspcare-2014-000767] [Scopus]
  • Nikles, J., Mitchell, G.K., Hardy, J.R., Agar, M.R., Senior, H., Carmont, S., et al. (2015). Testing pilocarpine drops for dry mouth in advanced cancer using n-of-1 trials: A feasibility study. Palliative Medicine, 29(10) pp. 967-974.
    [10.1177/0269216315585473]
  • Nipp, R.D., Currow, D.C., Cherny, N.I., Strasser, F., Abernethy, A.P. and Zafar, S.Y. (2015). Best supportive care in clinical trials: Review of the inconsistency in control arm design. British Journal of Cancer, 113(1) pp. 6-11.
    [10.1038/bjc.2015.192] [Scopus]
  • Phillips, J.L., Dal Grande, E., Ritchie, C., Abernethy, A.P. and Currow, D.C. (2015). A Population-Based Cross-Sectional Study That Defined Normative Population Data for the Life-Space Mobility Assessment-Composite Score. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 49(5) pp. 885-893.
    [10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2014.09.010] [Scopus]
  • Pidgeon, T., Johnson, C., Currow, D.C., Yates, P., Banfield, M., Lester, L., et al. (2015). A survey of patients’ experience of pain and other symptoms while receiving care from palliative care services. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care,
    [10.1136/bmjspcare-2014-000748] [10.1136/bmjspcare-2014-000748]
  • Roder, D., Creighton, N., Baker, D., Walton, R., Aranda, S. and Currow, D.C. (2015). Changing roles of population-based cancer registries in Australia. Australian Health Review,
    [10.1071/AH14250] [Scopus]
  • Scott, N., Crane, M., Lafontaine, M., Seale, H. and Currow, D.C. (2015). Stigma as a barrier to diagnosis of lung cancer: patient and general practitioner perspectives. Primary Health Care Research and Development,
    [10.1017/S1463423615000043]
  • Smallwood, N., Le, B., Currow, D.C., Irving, L.B. and Philip, J. (2015). Management of refractory breathlessness with morphine in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Internal Medicine Journal, 45(9) pp. 898-904.
    [10.1111/imj.12857] [Scopus]
  • Soeberg, M.J., Creighton, N., Currow, D.C., Young, J. and van Zandwijk, N. (2015). Patterns in the incidence, mortality and survival of malignant pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma, New South Wales, 1972-2009. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health,
    [Scopus]
  • Soeberg, M.J., Rogers, K., Currow, D.C. and Young, J. (2015). Trends in incidence and survival for anal cancer in New South Wales, Australia, 1972-2009. Cancer Epidemiology, 39(6) pp. 842-847.
    [10.1016/j.canep.2015.10.008]
  • Swetenham, C.M., Tieman, J.J., Butow, P.N. and Currow, D.C. (2015). Communication differences when patients and caregivers are seen separately or together. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 21(11) pp. 557-563.
    [10.12968/ijpn.2015.21.11.557]
  • Taylor, A.D., Morris, G.J., Tieman, J.J., Currow, D.C., Kidd, M.R. and Carati, C.J. (2015). Building an Architectural Component Model for a Telehealth Service. E-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks, 4 pp. 35-44.
    [10.4236/etsn.2015.43004]
  • Wysham, N.G., Miriovsky, B.J., Currow, D.C., Herndon II, J.E., Samsa, G., Wilcock, A., et al. (2015). Practical Dyspnea Assessment: Relationship Between the 0-10 Numerical Rating Scale and the Four-Level Categorical Verbal Descriptor Scale of Dyspnea Intensity. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 50(4) pp. 480-487.
    [10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.04.015] [Scopus]
  • Burns, C.M., Dal Grande, E., Tieman, J.J., Abernethy, A.P. and Currow, D.C. (2015). Who provides care for people dying of cancer? A comparison of a rural and metropolitan cohort in a South Australian bereaved population study. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 23(1) pp. 24-31.
    [10.1111/ajr.12168] [Scopus]
  • Johnson, M.J., Bland, J.M., Davidson, P.M., Newton, P.J., Oxberry, S.G., Abernethy, A.P., et al. (2014). The Relationship Between Two Performance Scales: New York Heart Association Classification and Karnofsky Performance Status Scale. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 47(3) pp. 652-658.
    [10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.05.006] [Scopus]
  • Johnson, M., Currow, D.C. and Booth, S. (2014). Prevalence and assessment of breathlessness in the clinical setting. Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine, 8(2) pp. 151-161.
    [Scopus]
  • Lewis, J.M., DiGiacomo, M., Currow, D.C. and Davidson, P. (2014). Social capital in a lower socioeconomic palliative care population: a qualitative investigation of individual, community and civic networks and relations. BMC Palliative Care, 13(1) pp. Article 30.
    [10.1186/1472-684X-13-30] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • McCaffrey, N., Skuza, P., Breaden, K.M., Eckermann, S., Hardy, J., Oaten, S., et al. (2014). Preliminary development and validation of a new end-of-life patient-reported outcome measure assessing the ability of patients to finalise their affairs at the end of life. PLoS One, 9(4) pp. e94316.
    [10.1371/journal.pone.0094316] [Scopus]
  • McConigley, R., Kristjanson, L.J., Aoun, S.M., Oldham, L., Currow, D.C., O'Connor, M., et al. (2014). Staying just one step ahead: providing care for patients with motor neurone disease. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 4(1) pp. 38-42.
    [10.1136/bmjspcare-2013-000489] [Scopus]
  • Phillips, J., Lam, L., Luckett, T., Agar, M. and Currow, D.C. (2014). Is the Life Space Assessment applicable to a palliative care population? Its relationship to measures of performance and quality of life. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 47(6) pp. 1121-1127.
    [10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.06.017] [Scopus]
  • Rowett, D. and Currow, D.C. (2014). Pharmacovigilance in palliative care. Australian Prescriber, 37(6) pp. 204-209.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Russell, B.J., Rowett, D., Abernethy, A.P. and Currow, D.C. (2014). Prescribing for comorbid disease in a palliative population: focus on the use of lipid-lowering medications. Internal Medicine Journal, 44(2) pp. 177-184.
    [10.1111/imj.12340] [Scopus]
  • Russell, B.J., Rowett, D.S. and Currow, D.C. (2014). Pro re nata prescribing in a population receiving palliative care: A prospective consecutive case note review. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62(9) pp. 1736-1740.
    [10.1111/jgs.12981] [Scopus]
  • Sanderson, C., Quinn, S., Agar, M., Chye, R., Clarke, K., Doogue, M., et al. (2014). Pharmacovigilance in hospice/palliative care: net effect of gabapentin for neuropathic pain. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care,
    [10.1136/bmjspcare-2014-000699] [Scopus]
  • Sweet, L., Adamis, D., Meagher, D., Davis, D., Currow, D., Bush, S.H., et al. (2014). Ethical challenges and solutions regarding delirium studies in palliative care. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 48(2) pp. 259-271.
    [10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.07.017] [Scopus]
  • Swetenham, C., Tieman, J.J. and Currow, D. (2014). Do patients and carers find separate palliative care clinic consultations acceptable? A pilot study. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 20(6) pp. 301-305.
    [10.12968/ijpn.2014.20.6.301] [Scopus]
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