Knowing where and how to find relevant literature makes it much easier to use evidence in your practice. The following resources will help you source the best evidence available for palliative care and end-of-life care in aged care.
- Evidence Topics
These pages are summaries of the systematic reviews dealing with specific topics identified as being most relevant to palliative care for older adults. Each evidence topic has an associated PubMed search. Clicking on the link runs the search in PubMed and returns articles associated with the topic. PubMed is a free search engine accessing primarily the MEDLINE database of references and abstracts on life sciences and biomedical topics.
- Symptoms and Medicines
These links provide quick navigation to clinical advice and guidelines from key Australian sources.
Page updated 26 March 2018
- Guide to RAC information sources
This details key journals and databases where you can find literature online about residential aged care
- RAC Hub PubMed topic searches
This page provides pre-written searches that will retrieve relevant citations on the topic relevant to residential aged care. You can also choose to only retrieve free full text articles.
- Dementia in RAC PubMed topic searches
This page provides pre-written searches that will retrieve dementia related citations relevant to residential aged care. You can also choose to only retrieve free full text articles.
- Systematic Review Collection
This collection provides an easy way to find reviews on a large number of topics relevant to palliative care. There are specific collections relating to