Ongoing Research Projects
Definitions and recommendations of Advance Care Planning: A Delphi Study in Five Asian Sectors
Principal Investigator: Masanori Mori, MD, Palliative Care Team, Department of Clinical Laboratory, Seirei Mikatahara General Hospital, Japan
Chairs: Yoshiyuki Kizawa, MD, PhD (Chair), Masanori Mori, MD (Co-chair)
Taskforce: Prof Yoshiyuki Kizawa, Dr Masanori Mori, Dr Tatsuya Morita, Dr Sayaka Takenouchi, Dr Futoshi Iwata, Dr Shimon Tashiro, Dr Sang Yeon Suh, Dr Sun-Hyun Kim, Ms Jungyoung Kim, Dr Sharlene Shao-Yi Cheng, Dr Ping-Jen Chen, Dr Cheng-Pei Lin, Dr Hsueh-Lin Ho, Dr Sumytra Menon, Dr Raymond Ng Han Lip, Prof Pang Weng Sun, Dr Grace Pang, Dr Yuen Kwok Keung, Dr Helen Y.L. Chan, Dr Kwok Oi Ling, Annie, Dr Diah Martina
Aim: To develop a consensus definition of ACP and present recommendations for ACP that can be used by health care providers, policy makers, and research across a broad spectrum of patient populations, disease categories, and cultures in five Asian sectors.
Asian Patient Perspectives Regarding Oncology Awareness, Care and Health (APPROACH)
Aim: To identify areas for improving end-of-life care among cancer patients within and across countries.
Rao, S.R., Salins, N., Goh, C.R. et al. “Building palliative care capacity in cancer treatment centres: a participatory action research”. BMC Palliat Care 21, 101 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12904-022-00989-2
2019 Taipei Declaration on Advance Care Planning: A Cultural Adaptation of End-of-Life Care Discussion
Lin CP, Cheng SY, Mori M, Suh SY, Chan HY, Martina D, Pang WS, Huang HL, Peng JK, Yao CA, Tsai JS, Hu WY, Wang YW, Shih CY, Hsu SH, Wu CY, Chen PJ, Ho HL, Pang GS, Menon S, Ng-Han Lip R, Yuen KK, Kwok AO, Kim SH, Kim JY, Takenouchi S, Kizawa Y, Morita T, Iwata F, Tashiro S, Chiu TY. 2019 Taipei Declaration on Advance Care Planning: A Cultural Adaptation of End-of-Life Care Discussion. J Palliat Med. 2019 Oct;22(10):1175-1177. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2019.0247. Epub 2019 Jul 3. PMID: 31268393.
Pharmacological Management of Symptoms in Children with Life-Limiting Conditions at the End of Life in the Asia Pacific
Chong, L. A., Chong, P. H., & Chee, J. (2018). Pharmacological Management of Symptoms in Children with Life-Limiting Conditions at the End of Life in the Asia Pacific. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 21(9), 1242–1248. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2017.0626
Education in pain and palliative care in the low- and middle-income countries of the Asia Pacific region
Goh, C. R., & Lee, S.-Y. (2018). Education in pain and palliative care in the low- and middle-income countries of the Asia Pacific region. Pain, 159, S74–S80. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001310
Chong, P. H., Hamsah, E., & Goh, C. (2015). Paediatric palliative care in the Asia Pacific region: where are we now? BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 7(1), 17–22. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2014-000812
Palliative care development in the Asia-Pacific region: an international survey from the Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN)
Yamaguchi, T., Kuriya, M., Morita, T., Agar, M., Choi, Y. S., Goh, C., … Tsuneto, S. (2014). Palliative care development in the Asia-Pacific region: an international survey from the Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN). BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 7(1), 23–31. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2013-000588
The Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network: Supporting Individuals and Developing Organizations
Goh, C. R. (2007). The Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network: Supporting Individuals and Developing Organizations. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 33(5), 563–567. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2007.02.015
Goh, C. R. (2002). The Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 24(2), 128–133. doi: 10.1016/s0885-3924(02)00459-1