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Articles in peer-reviewed international journals indexed in SCI or SocSCI (A1)

1.    Vermorgen M, Vandenbogaerde I, Van Audenhove C, Hudson P, Deliens L, Cohen J, De Vleminck A. Are family carers part of the care team providing end-of-life care? A qualitative interview study on the collaboration between family and professional carers. Palliat Med. 2020 Sep 15:269216320954342. doi: 10.1177/0269216320954342. Epub ahead of print. 


2.    Vanderstichelen S, Cohen J, Van Wesemael Y, Deliens L, Chambaere K. Volunteers in palliative care: A healthcare system-wide cross-sectional survey [published online ahead of print, 2020 Aug 21]. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020;bmjspcare-2020-002321. doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002321 

3.    Dhollander N, Smets T, De Vleminck A, Van Belle S, Deliens L, Pardon K. Phase 0-1 early palliative home care cancer treatment intervention study. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 May 8. pii: bmjspcare-2018-001716. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001716. 

4.    Dhollander N, Smets T, De Vleminck A, Lapeire L, Pardon K, Deliens L. Is early integration of palliative home care in oncology treatment feasible and acceptable for advanced cancer patients and their health care providers? A phase 2 mixed-methods study. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Nov 23;19(1):174. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00673-3. 


5.    Vermorgen M, De Vleminck A, Leemans K, Van den Block L, Van Audenhove C, Deliens L, Cohen J. Family carer support in home and hospital: a cross-sectional survey of specialised palliative care. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Dec;10(4):e33. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001795.

6.    Scheerens C, Faes K, Pype P, Beernaert K, Joos G, Derom E, Cohen J, Deliens L, Chambaere K. Earlier Palliative Home Care is associated with Patient-Centered Medical Resource Utilisation and lower costs in the last 30 days before death in COPD: a Population-level Decedent Cohort study. Eur Respir J. 2020 Feb 27. pii: 1901139. doi: 10.1183/13993003.01139-2019. 

7.    Vanderstichelen, S, Cohen, J, Van Wesemael, Y, Deliens, L, Chambaere, K. The involvement of volunteers in palliative care and their collaboration with healthcare professionals: A cross‐sectional volunteer survey across the Flemish healthcare system (Belgium). Health Soc Care Community. 2019; 00: 1– 15. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12905 

8.    Scheerens C, Pype P, Van Cauwenberg J, Vanbutsele G, Eecloo K, Derom E, Van Belle S, Joos G, Deliens L, Chambaere K. Early-Integrated Palliative home care and standard care for end-stage COPD (EPIC): A Phase II pilot RCT testing feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Oct 9. pii: S0885-3924(19)30532-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.09.012. 

9.    Vermorgen M, De Vleminck A, Leemans K, Van den Block L, Van Audenhove C, Deliens L, Cohen J. Family carer support in home and hospital: a cross-sectional survey of specialised palliative care. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 Jun 26. pii: bmjspcare-2019-001795. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001795. 

10.    Dhollander N, Smets T, De Vleminck A, Van Belle S, Deliens L, Pardon K. Phase 0-1 early palliative home care cancer treatment intervention study. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2019 May 8. pii: bmjspcare-2018-001716. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001716. 

11.    Vanderstichelen S, Cohen J, Van Wesemael Y, Deliens L, Chambaere K. The liminal space palliative care volunteers occupy and their roles within it: a qualitative study. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2018 Dec 7. pii:bmjspcare-2018-001632. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001632. 

12.    Maetens A, Deliens L, De Bleecker J, Caraceni A, De Ridder M, Beernaert K, Cohen J. Healthcare utilization at the end of life in people dying from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A retrospective cohort study using linked administrative data. J Neurol Sci. 2019 Nov 15;406:116444. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2019.116444. 

13.    Vanderstichelen S, Cohen J, Van Wesemael Y, Deliens L, Chambaere K. Perspectives on Volunteer-Professional Collaboration in Palliative Care: A Qualitative Study Among Volunteers, Patients, Family Carers, and Health Care Professionals. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Aug;58(2):198-207.e7. doi:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.04.016. 

14.    Dhollander N, De Vleminck A, Deliens L, Van Belle S, Pardon K. Barriers to the early integration of palliative home care into the disease trajectory of advanced cancer patients: A focus group study with palliative home care teams. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2019 Jul;28(4):e13024. doi: 10.1111/ecc.13024. 

15.    Maetens A, Deliens L, Van den Block L, Beernaert K, Cohen J. Are We Evolving Toward Greater and Earlier Use of Palliative Home Care Support? A Trend Analysis Using Population-Level Data From 2010 to 2015. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Jul;58(1):19-28.e10. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.04.008

16.    Hermans S, Sevenants A, Declercq A, Van Broeck N, Deliens L, Cohen J, Van Audenhove C. Integrated Palliative Care for Nursing Home Residents: Exploring the Challenges in the Collaboration between Nursing Homes, Home Care and Hospitals. Int J Integr Care. 2019 Apr 3;19(2):3. doi: 10.5334/ijic.4186. 


17.    Maetens A, Beernaert K, Deliens L, Gielen B, Cohen J. Who finds the road to palliative home care support? A nationwide analysis on the use of supportive measures for palliative home care using linked administrative databases. PLoS One. 2019 Mar 12;14(3):e0213731. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213731. eCollection 2019. 

18.    Maetens A, Beernaert K, De Schreye R, Faes K, Annemans L, Pardon K, Deliens L, Cohen J. Impact of palliative home care support on the quality and costs of care at the end of life: a population-level matched cohort study. BMJ Open. 2019 Jan 21;9(1):e025180. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025180. 

19.    Vanderstichelen S, Cohen J, Van Wesemael Y, Deliens L, Chambaere K. Volunteer involvement in the organisation of palliative care: A survey study of the healthcare system in Flanders and Dutch-speaking Brussels, Belgium. Health Soc Care Community. 2019 Mar;27(2):459-471. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12666. 

20.    Scheerens C, Chambaere K, Pardon K, Derom E, Van Belle S, Joos G, Pype P, Deliens L. Development of a complex intervention for early integration of palliative home care into standard care for end-stage COPD patients: A Phase 0-I study. PLoS One. 2018 Sep 19;13(9):e0203326. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0203326.

21.    Vanderstichelen S, Houttekier D, Cohen J, Van Wesemael Y, Deliens L, Chambaere K. Palliative care volunteerism across the healthcare system: A survey study. Palliat Med. 2018 May 1:269216318772263. doi: 10.1177/0269216318772263. 

22.    Vermorgen M, De Vleminck A, Deliens L, Houttekier D, Spruytte N, Van Audenhove C, Cohen J, Chambaere K. Do physicians discuss end-of-life decisions with family members? A mortality follow-back study. Patient Educ Couns. 2018 Mar 2. pii:S0738-3991(18)30087-9. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2018.03.004. 

23.    Dhollander N, Deliens L, Van Belle S, De Vleminck A, Pardon K. Differences between early and late involvement of palliative home care in oncology care: A focus group study with palliative home care teams. Palliat Med. 2018 May 1:269216318774676. doi: 10.1177/0269216318774676. 

24.    Faes K, Cohen J, Annemans L. Resource use during the last 6 months of life among COPD patients: a population level study. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Jun 11. pii: S0885-3924(18)30295-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.06.002. 

25.    Scheerens C, Deliens L, Van Belle S, Joos G, Pype P, Chambaere K. "A palliative end-stage COPD patient does not exist": a qualitative study of barriers to and facilitators for early integration of palliative home care for end-stage COPD. NPJ Prim Care Respir Med. 2018 Jun 20;28(1):23. doi: 10.1038/s41533-018-0091-9. 

26.    Scheerens C, Beernaert K, Pype P, Cohen J, Deliens L, Chambaere K. Comparing the use and timing of palliative care services in COPD and lung cancer: a population-based survey. Eur Respir J. 2018 May 24;51(5). pii: 1702405. Doi: 10.1183/13993003.02405-2017. 

27.    Maetens A, Beernaert K, Deliens L, Aubry R, Radbruch L, Cohen J. Policy Measures to Support Palliative Care at Home: A Cross-Country Case Comparison in Three European Countries. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 Oct;54(4):523-529.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.07.022. 

28.    Maetens A, De Schreye R, Faes K, Houttekier D, Deliens L, Gielen B, De Gendt C, Lusyne P, Annemans L, Cohen J. Using linked administrative and disease-specific databases to study end-of-life care on a population level. BMC Palliat Care. 2016 Oct 18;15(1):86. 

29.    Hermans, S., Sevenants, A., Declercq, A., Broeck, N. V., Deliens, L., Cohen, J., & Audenhove, C. V. (2019). Inter-organisational collaboration in palliative care trajectories for nursing home residents: A nation-wide mixed methods study among key persons. International Journal of Care Coordination, 22(2), 69–80. https://doi.org/10.1177/2053434519857352