I provide an overview of my PhD research “The use of bioelectrical impedance vector analysis (BIVA) to assess hydration in patients with advanced cancer in a specialist palliative care inpatient unit”. This study won the 2014 Twycross Research prize of the Association of Palliative Medicine.
National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Conference prize winning abstract presented in 2014:
Information about Early Career Researcher Award of the European Association of Palliative Care (EAPC)
Nwosu AC, Mayland CR, Mason S, Khodabukus AF, Varro A, Ellershaw JE. Hydration in advanced cancer: can bioelectrical impedance analysis improve the evidence base? A systematic review of the literature. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2013; 46(3):433-446.e6
Nwosu AC, Mayland CR, Mason SR, Varro A, Ellershaw JE. Patients want to be involved in end-of-life care research. BMJ Support Palliat Care 2013, Dec;3(4):45.
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