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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.
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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...
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...
Performance Assessment of Emergency Teams and Communication in Trauma Care (PERFECT checklist)-Explorative analysis, development and validation of the PERFECT checklist: Part of the prospective longitudinal mixed-methods EPPTC trial.
Trainings in emergency medicine are well structured, but examinations are rarely validated. We are evaluating the impact of pre-hospital emergency trainings on participants and patient care and develo...
Structured communication tools for postoperative surgical handover to the intensive care unit (ICU) have shown promise, yet little work has addressed ongoing daily communication between the surgery an...
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...
Communication is one of the greatest health needs for high quality end-of-life (EOL) care in the intensive care unit (ICU), especially when patients are too ill to speak for themselves and...
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...
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.