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WACHS Library: Journals & Articles

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PubMed search and subject filters

Palliative Care PubMed filter

A PubMed search filter that searches the palliative care literature in English

Quick Search Palliative Care PubMed filter

The search box on this page provides an easy and reliable way for you to find the relevant palliative care literature in English. These searches use the Palliative Care Search Filter as their base. Each request you enter runs an immediate search of PubMed and all searches are automatically updated as new articles are added to the database

Create your own Palliative Care PubMed filter

If your topic of interest is not available as a Quick Search Palliative Care PubMed filter, use the instructions provided to create your own search. Your specific topic search can then be combined with the CareSearch palliative care filter to limit the search results to your palliative care context

Bereavement PubMed filter

A PubMed search filter that searches the bereavement literature in English

Palliative Care and Dementia PubMed filter

A PubMed search filter that searches the palliative care and dementia literature

Palliative Care and Economics PubMed filter

These searches retrieve literature from PubMed on costs and economics of palliative care on a broad basis, including costs for health systems and providers

Heart Failure PubMed filter

There are two filters for this topic. A filter to capture all literature related to heart failure and a second filter to capture the subset of literature in the context of palliative care

Lung Care PubMed filter

Three search filters to provide clinicians with an easy-to-use, standardised shortcut to high level evidence in the treatment of lung cancer | Developed by CareSearch and Cancer Council Australia

Library subscription databases and journal collections

Not all content will be available in full-text, so please use the article request form if required


Medline Embase EmcarePsycINFO 

ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health   

Journal collections

BMJ Journals  JAMA journals Journals@Ovid

More journal collections

A selection of commercial and open access collections assist you in your research. 

Bentham Open   


There is limited full text access to the resources listed below, however individual articles can be requested using the article request form if required.


Google Scholar

The Library's Google Scholar filter will link you to the full-text of items if available via the Library's subscriptions


The Library's PubMed  filter will link you to the full-text of items if  available via the Library's subscriptions