IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Diagnostics and therapeutics

Research focus

  • Improving quality of life in the terminal phase of life
  • Supporting grief and bereavement
  • Clinical management of palliative patient

Research projects

Publications and funding

  • Barbato, M., Barclay, G., Potter, J., & Yeo, W. (2015). Sedation and analgesia in unconscious palliative care patients: Can Bispectral Index monitoring add to our understanding? Journal of Palliative Care, 31(1 ), 57-59.1.
  • Barbato, M., Barclay, G., Potter, J., & Yeo, W. (2015). Sedation and analgesia in unconscious palliative care patients: Can Bispectral Index monitoring add to our understanding? Journal of Palliative Care, 31(1 ), https://doi.org/10.1177/082585971503100109.
  • Barbato, M., Barclay, G., Potter, J., & Yeo, W. (2017). The moment of death. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 53(6), e1-e3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.03.003.
  • M.Barbato, G.Barclay, J.Potter, W.Yeo. Correlation Between Observational Scales of Sedation and Comfort and Bispectral Index (BIS). Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 54(2), p186-193.4.
  • Davis, E. L., Deane, F. P., Barclay, G. D., Bourne, J., & Connolly, V. (2017). Attitudes of palliative care clinical staff toward prolonged grief disorder diagnosis and grief interventions. Palliative & Supportive Care, 1-8. https://doi:10.1017/s14789515170005055.
  • Davis, E. L., Deane, F. P., Lyons, G. C., Barclay, G. D., Bourne, J., & Connolly, V. (2017). Feasibility randomised controlled trial of a self-help acceptance and commitment therapy intervention for grief and psychological distress in carers of palliative care patients. Journal of Health Psychology, 0(0), https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105317715091
  • Davis, E. L., Deane, F. P., Lyons, G. C. B., & Barclay, G. D.(2017). Is higher acceptance associated with less anticipatory grief among patients in palliative care? Journal of Pain & Symptom Management, 54(1), 120-125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.03.012
  • M.Barbato, G.Barclay, J.Potter, W.Yeo. Breakthrough Medication in Unresponsive Palliative Care Patients: Indications, Practice, and Efficacy. Journal of Pain & Symptom Management, published online September 7 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.08.020