Publications

Here is a list of Dr Caroline Mawer’s death-related and other medical publications:

2017, 19 Oct. Paper letter in the BMA News Review, Commenting on Just because we can

2017, 18 Oct. Rapid response. Primary care management of postoperative shoulder, hip, and knee arthroplastyBMJ 2017;359:j4431

2017, 13 March. Rapid response: Listen to the diverse views of patients and families. BMJ 2017;356:j1216  Fifty five ‘likes’, and quoted in Stone, M: I suggest that Advance Decisions should be stapled to the front of ReSPECT forms: and if ReSPECT is ‘my form’, then why is there no provision for me to sign it? 

2016, 5 December. Paper letter: Something must be done—but chemotherapy isn’t the only option. BMJ 2016;355:

2016, 19 July: Paper letter. Evidence based medicine and bronchiolitis: dont ignore uncertainties.BMJ 2016;354:i3938

2016: End-of-life care. Key questions. Pulse Learning. 29 June

2016: Hospice UK conference posters:

• A culturally inclusive, BAME-community-led service for those reaching the end of life: Edencare. Muhammad Abdullah, Caroline Mawer, Rupina Begum, Abu Mumin.

•Simple acts of kindness: Respectful burials for needy Muslims within a holistic end of life service

2016: 9th World Research Congress of the European Association of Palliative Care: June

•Poster presentation: “Primary Care Staff Knowledge of CPR Survival Rates”

•Abstract published online in a special edition of Palliative Medicine: “Survival after Out-of-Hospital CPR in Terminally and Chronically Ill Patients”

2016: Rapid response: More than getting the timing right. Rapid response to: Getting the timing right https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i1952 BMJ 2016;353:i1952

2015 Medicine & Empire: 1600-1960 reviewed by Dr Caroline Mawer. Book review published August 6 2015

2015: Patients deserve to be consulted about end-of-life options, Prize comment: BMA News Review. 16 May 2015. I even got ‘my own’ cartoon.

2015: When and how to discuss “do not resuscitate” decisions with patients? Much earlier, and very differently! Caroline Mawer BMJ 2015;350:h2640 Rapid response to BMJ article.

2015: When and how to discuss “do not resuscitate” decisions with patients? Much earlier, and very differently! Caroline Mawer BMJ 2015;350:h2640 Rapid response to BMJ article.

2015: No easy answers in the assisted dying debateLetter published in The Times, 6 April 2015

2014: Never Again, by Caroline Mawer, in response to Dying Matters call for stories on the topic of regret. Highly Commended.

2014: Assisted Dying could contribute to better deaths in England and Wales. Caroline Mawer BMJ 2014; 349:g4349. Rapid response to British Medical Journal editorial

2014: CPR can be futile – and is sometimes worse, Caroline Mawer BMJ 2014;348:g4180 Letter in paper BMJ: July 2014. Rapid response to BMJ article. This was an Editors Choice.

2014: Where there’s smoke . . . Air pollution in Iran. Mawer C. BMJ 2014;348:g1586 Letter in the paper BMJ

2007: Sticking together – or sticking to standards? Mawer C and Russell D. BMJ paper letter BMJ 2007;335:0. This was an Editors Choice.

2005: Report expressing concerns about the health service in Montserrat, Leeward Islands, Caribbean. See 2011 report on actions (not) taken after I expressed my concerns in 2005

2003: Early abortions: promoting real choice for women, Mawer C, McGovern M. Family Planning Association. Book. This report on first trimester abortions in the UK focuses on modernisation and changes that are achievable within the current law.

2001: Comparison of the effectiveness of WHO short-course chemotherapy and standard Russian antituberculous regimens in Tomsk, western Siberia, Mawer C et al. Lancet article and commentary. The Lancet 2001; 358: 445-449. And see related Commentary: Control of tuberculosis in Russia, Coker R. The Lancet 2001; 358: 434-435

2001: Evaluating and developing contraceptive services: The results of an audit of the North Lambeth Primary Care Commissioning Group, Free C, Dawe A, Macey S and Mawer C. Journal article: J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 2001; 27:22-28

1999: Preventing teenage pregnancies, supporting teenage mothers. Mawer C. British Medical Journal Editorial, BMJ 1999; 318: 1713

1996: Guidelines for the transfer of young people with chronic physical disorders from paediatric to adult services, Mawer C. In: Kurtz Z, Hopkins A, eds. Book chapter: Services for young people with chronic disorders in their transition from childhood to adult life. London: Royal College of Physicians of London