Amara Nwosu



Nwosu AC, McGlinchey T, Sanders J, Stanley S, Palfrey J, Lubbers P, Chapman L, Finucane A, Mason S
Identification of Digital Health Priorities for Palliative Care Research: Modified Delphi Study
JMIR Aging 2022;5(1):e32075

Nwosu AC, Mills M, Roughneen S, Stanley S, Chapman L, Mason SR. Virtual reality in specialist palliative care: a feasibility study to enable clinical practice adoption. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care Published Online First: 17 February 2021. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002327

Crosby B, Hanchanale S, Stanley S and Nwosu AC. Evaluating the use of video communication technology in a hospital specialist palliative care team during the COVID-19 pandemic [version 1; peer review: awaiting peer review]AMRC Open Res 2021, 3:5 (

Steele T, Bonwick H, Nwosu AC and Chapman L. Investigation and management of iron deficiency anaemia in a specialist palliative care setting and the role of intravenous iron: a descriptive analysis of hospice data [version 1; peer review: awaiting peer review]AMRC Open Res 2021, 3:6 (

Tan C, Hanchanale S, Sugrue E and Nwosu AC. Case Report: Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) deactivation in palliative care – a case involving best interest decisions for someone lacking capacity at the end of life [version 1; peer review: awaiting peer review]. AMRC Open Res 2021, 3:4 (

Stanley S and Nwosu AC. Case Report: The use of advanced consent methodology and healthcare professional consultee to facilitate research participation in dying patients [version 1; peer review: awaiting peer review]. AMRC Open Res 2021, 3:3 (

Nwosu AC, Sturgeon B, McGlinchey T, Goodwin CDG, Behera A, Mason S, Stanley S, Payne TR. Robotic technology for palliative and supportive care: strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Palliative Medicine 2019. doi: 10.1177/0269216319857628.* 

Stanley S, McDougall A, Chapman L, Nwosu AC. Development of a hospice research culture through staff development, education and collaboration BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care Published Online First: 16 April 2019. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2018-001740*

Nwosu AC, Mayland CR, Mason S, Cox TF, Varro A, Stanley S, Ellershaw J. Bioelectrical impedance vector analysis (BIVA) as a method to compare body composition differences according to cancer stage and type. Clinical Nutrition ESPEN 2019

Nwosu ACQuinn CSamuels J, Mason S, Payne TR. Wearable smartwatch technology to monitor symptoms in advanced illness. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care 2017; doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2017-001445.

Nwosu AC, Collins B, Mason S. Big Data analysis to improve care for people living with serious illness: the potential to use new emerging technology in palliative care. Palliative Medicine 2017; doi:10.1177/0269216317726250.

Reid VL, McDonald R, Nwosu AC, Mason SR, Probert C, Ellershaw JE, Coyle S. A systematically structured review of biomarkers of dying in cancer patients in the last months of life; an exploration of the biology of dying. Plos ONE 2017;12(4): e0175123.*

Nwosu AC, Mayland CR, Mason S, Cox TF, Varro A, Ellershaw J (2016) The Association of Hydration Status with Physical Signs, Symptoms and Survival in Advanced Cancer—The Use of Bioelectrical Impedance Vector Analysis (BIVA) Technology to Evaluate Fluid Volume in Palliative Care: An Observational Study. PLoS ONE 11(9): e0163114. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0163114

Coyle S, Scott A, Nwosu AC, Latten R, Wilson J, Mayland C, Mason S, Probert C, Ellershaw J. Collecting biological material from palliative care patients in the last weeks of life: a feasibility study. BMJ Open 2016;6:e011763 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011763.

Nwosu AC, Monnery D, Reid VL, Chapman L. The use of podcast technology to facilitate education, communication and dissemination in palliative care: the development of the AmiPal podcast. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care 2016. doi:10.1136/bmjspcare- 2016-001140.

Nwosu AC, Morris L, Mayland CR, Mason S, Pettitt A, Ellershaw JE. Longitudinal bioimpedance assessments to evaluate hydration in POEMS syndrome. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care 2016; doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2015-000991.

Nwosu AC. Thoughts on winning the European Association for Palliative Care Early Researcher Award. European Journal of Palliative Care 2015 Sept/Oct;22(5):253-256.

Nwosu AC, Debattista M, Rooney C, Mason S. Social media and palliative medicine: a retrospective 2-year analysis of global twitter data to evaluate the use of technology to communicate about issues at the end of life. BMJ Support Palliat Care 2014, doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2014-000701.

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, doi:10.1136/bmjspcare-2013-000537 (link to full article).

Nwosu A, Mason S, Roberts A, Hugel H. Does peer-led education have a role in teaching medical students about palliative care? The evaluation of an examination question-writing task. The Clinical Teacher 2013;10(3):151-4

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 literature. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2013; Sep;46(3):433-446.e6 (link to full article).

Nwosu AC, Bayly JL, Gaunt KE, Mayland CR. Lung cancer and rehabilitation – what are the barriers? Results of a questionnaire survey and the development of regional lung cancer rehabilitation standards and guidelines. Supportive Care in Cancer 2012, DOI: 10.1007/s00520-012-1472-1. (link to full article)

Nwosu AC, Raj J, Hugel H. Palliative care and obesity: are we prepared? Journal of Palliative Medicine 2012;15:7-8.

Nwosu AC. Integrated clinical academic training: an exciting new dawn for academic palliative medicine. Journal of Palliative Medicine 2012;15:507-8 (link to full article).

Nwosu AC, Mason S. Palliative medicine and smartphones: an opportunity for innovation. BMJ Support Palliat Care 2012;2:75-77. (link to full article)

Nwosu AC, Jones L, Vora J, Poston GJ, Vinjamuri S, Pritchard DM. Assessment of the efficacy and toxicity of 131I-metaiodobenzylguanidine therapy for metastatic neuroendocrine tumours. Br J Cancer 2008; 98:1053-8. (link to full article)

Nwosu AC. Be positive about medicine. StudentBMJ 2003; 11: 36 (letter).

Nwosu AC. Life through a lens. StudentBMJ 2002; 10: 247

Nwosu AC. You can be a doctor. Video publication. First Take Publications 2002.

Nwosu AC. The Miracle of Lourdes. StudentBMJ 2002; 10:125 (letter).