Current research projects

Various research projects are currently being conducted by the specialized palliative care structures, on topics including:

  • The early introduction of palliative care in patients with COPD
  • Palliative care in medical-social facilities (PACE project)
  • Prognosis and palliative care needs of elderly homebound persons
  • Behavioral disorders in medical-social facilities (EMS)
  • Reasons for suicide among elderly persons
  • 6th SenSe: A digital device for detection of pain in noncommunicative persons with dementia
  • Intervention focused on the dignity of persons with advanced cancer: Revie +
  • Use of intranasal dexmedetomidine in care procedures
  • Procedures and criteria for intensive care admission of patients with a serious illness
  • French validation of the IPOS (Palliative care Outcome Scale) (collaboration)
  • Respect for the autonomy of patients in a palliative care situation at acute care hospitals (collaboration)


Last update : 21/03/2018