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In this retrospective investigation of patient pathways to psycho-oncological treatment (POT) we compared the number of POT referrals before and after implementation of electronic screening for POT needs and investigated psychosocial predictors for POT wish at a nuclear medicine department.
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In general, every cancer patient should have access to psycho-oncological treatment, aiming at helping patients to deal with the difficult situation. The patient’s individual need for treatment can ...
Distress screening programs aim to ensure appropriate psycho-oncological support for cancer patients, but many eligible patients do not use these services. To improve distress management, we need to b...
Introduction: One of the main features of orthodontic treatment is the cooperation of the doctor with the patient. Active growth of a child's organism at the age from 6 to 12 has not only physiologica...
Error identification in radiation therapy is critical to maintain a safe and efficient therapeutic environment. A verification simulation (VS; also called a dry run for patient information) provides a...
Modeling personalized treatment pathways plays an important role in understanding essential/critical treatment behaviors performed on patients during their hospitalizations and thus provides the oppor...
The aim of the Women's Depression Treatment Study, based in a community mental health center, is to evaluate the effectiveness of Interpersonal Psychotherapy-Trauma in Community Settings (...
The purpose of this study is to compare two talking forms of therapy designed to help reduce depressive symptoms in teenagers: Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Adolescents and Treatment as ...
Many cancers are diagnosed after 75 years. Treatment in chemotherapy begins without evidence of geriatric risk factors. A new tool for screening for geriatric fragilities is used, a self-a...
This study will determine whether combination treatment driven by patient choice is better than standardized medication treatment at retaining and improving Hispanic patients with major de...
Adherence to obesity treatment programs has been a limiting factor to good results in loosing weight. This study aimed to verify if obese subjects submitted to a physical exercise program...
Withholding or withdrawal of a particular treatment or treatments, often (but not necessarily) life-prolonging treatment, from a patient or from a research subject as part of a research protocol. The concept is differentiated from REFUSAL TO TREAT, where the emphasis is on the health professional's or health facility's refusal to treat a patient or group of patients when the patient or the patient's representative requests treatment. Withholding of life-prolonging treatment is usually indexed only with EUTHANASIA, PASSIVE, unless the distinction between withholding and withdrawing treatment, or the issue of withholding palliative rather than curative treatment, is discussed.
Refusal of the health professional to initiate or continue treatment of a patient or group of patients. The refusal can be based on any reason. The concept is differentiated from PATIENT REFUSAL OF TREATMENT see TREATMENT REFUSAL which originates with the patient and not the health professional.
A treatment program based on manipulation of the patient's environment by the medical staff. The patient does not participate in planning the treatment regimen.
Any adverse condition in a patient occurring as the result of treatment by a physician, surgeon, or other health professional, especially infections acquired by the patient during the course of treatment.
A treatment method in which patients are under direct observation when they take their medication or receive their treatment. This method is designed to reduce the risk of treatment interruption and to ensure patient compliance.