If you are employed by the HSE you can access databases and electronic journals using your HSE library Athens login and
Students, staff and members of the Irish Hospice Foundation library can access databases and electronic journals using their Athens login
Performing a basic search - Tutorial HERE
Advanced searching - Tutorial HERE
Using MeSH headings in CINAHL - Tutorial HERE
Death Studies - Peer reviewed title covering issues in grief, bereavement, loss and attitudes to death and dying
Omega: The Journal of Death and Dying - Peer reviewed publication with articles drawn from disciplines of psychology, sociology and medicine addressing issues of death and dying
Bereavement Care - International journal published three times a year containing evidence-based peer-reviewed research, first person accounts, reports on best practice, reviews and commentary on all aspects of bereavement care
Mortality - Peer reviewed journal featuring research on the subjects of death and dying, grief and bereavement and memorialisation
Palliative Medicine - Peer reviewed journal featuring original papers, review articles and case reports in palliative and end-of-life care
BMC Palliative Care - Open Access peer reviewed journal
BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care - International journal that aims to improve supportive and palliative care for patients through research, evidence and innovative practice
Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care - Peer reviewed publication covering issues related to chronic and life limiting illnesses
A comprehensive collection of over 3,000 titles in Nursing & Allied Health research, education and clinical practice. Relevant titles include Palliative & Supportive Care & Progress in Palliative Care
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection database covers titles in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 400 journals. Relevant titles include Palliative Medicine
MEDLINE is the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) bibliographic database containing over 22 million references to journal articles in medical and general health care. MEDLINE records are indexed with NLM Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).
Over 2.5 million articles from over 2,000 journals in behavioural and social sciences. Also includes some book chapters and dissertations.
Over 7,000 journals in biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences, including wide coverage of European sources, drugs and pharmaceuticals.
The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain high-quality, systematic reviews.
Abstracts for 4600 biomedical journals indexed at the National Library of Medicine. Coverage is international and dates from the early 1950's. Many include full text.
Free online database for locating clinical evidence and guidelines
LENUS provides open access to publications from the HSE and Irish Health researchers.
Searchable database of evidence based practice reviews including a number on palliative interventions and palliative nursing & practice
A collection of articles and resources on end-of-life care and palliative care and symptoms
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