Symptom led research
Focussed clinical research in palliative care seeks to discover more effective ways to prevent and treat pain, symptoms and other problems experienced by patients and families towards the end of life.
Current research is particularly targeted towards symptoms and problems that have been neglected in the past, including but not limited to:
Work has also been conducted to compare symptom prevalence across several diseases including cancer and non-cancer.
Linked to our work with integrated care pathways in rehabilitation, research has been undertaken on symptoms that cause distress and disability including: