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Discussing goals of care and advance care planning is beneficial, yet how to best integrate goals of care communication into clinical care remains unclear.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of palliative medicine
In Australia, the Home Medicines Review (HMR) is a nationally-funded program, led by pharmacists to optimize medication use for older people. A Medicines Conversation Guide was developed for pharmacis...
Limited understanding of factors affecting uptake and outcomes of different cancer survivorship care models hampers implementation of best practices. We conducted a formative evaluation of stakeholder...
Communication is key in optimizing medical care when a child is approaching end of life (EOL). Research is yet to establish best practices for how medical teams can guide intrafamily communication (in...
Evidence demonstrates that encouraging stimulation, early communication, and nutrition improves child development. Detailed feasibility studies in real-world situations in Africa are limited. We pilot...
On September 25, 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a 17-goal action plan to transform the world by the year 2030, ushering in the Era of Sustainable Development. These Sustainable Deve...
The purpose of this two-year mixed methods study is to develop and test an intervention to improve cancer family caregivers' knowledge of care options (curative, palliative, and hospice ca...
Objective: To examine the effects of a structured advance care planning (ACP) guide among patients with advanced illness in hospital care setting. Methods: This is a 24-month stepped-wedg...
This research study is evaluating whether asking patients to fill out a brief survey about their goals and preferences for care and giving this survey to their clinician before the next vi...
The aims of a concluding 14-year follow-up study are: - To investigate what long-term effect the project model for structured, personalized diabetes care has on 1) the patients' m...
The purpose of this pilot study is to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy of an intervention aimed at improving how adolescent patients and their clinicians c...
Discussions with patients and/or their representatives about the goals and desired direction of the patient's care, particularly end-of-life care, in the event that the patient is or becomes incompetent to make decisions.
An empirical investigation which pertains to the development of prototypes or models that demonstrate the feasibility of novel concepts, ideas, principles, schema or their practical application.
Communication between animals involving the giving off by one individual of some chemical or physical signal, that, on being received by another, influences its behavior.
The process by which the employer promotes staff performance and efficiency consistent with management goals and objectives.
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.