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Improving the coordination of care for people with lung cancer is a health priority. This study aimed to tailor an existing care coordination survey for a lung cancer population, investigate coordination experiences for patients who had received hospital-based treatment and identify any factors that may be associated with poor care coordination.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
Patients with advanced lung cancer and their caregivers are confronted with a complex situation as their disease-related burden comprises physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs. During the illnes...
Care coordination occurs largely through care coordinators' interactions with patients and community partners to identify and address patients' individual needs. More frequent and higher-quality commu...
Supportive care in cancer (SCC) have been recommended to be integrated in the management of patients with lung cancer all along the course of the disease. We took advantage of a pilot program of early...
Although patients with advanced or metastatic lung cancer have poor prognosis, admission to the ICU for management of life-threatening complications has increased over the years. Patients with newly d...
Patients with metastatic lung cancer are treated with palliative intent. Aggressive care at the end of life is a marker of poor-quality care. National trends and factors related to aggressive inpatien...
The Oncology Care Coordination study is designed to evaluate use of a care coordination tool for lung cancer patients and their caregiver on quality of care and performance outcomes. Eligi...
Several stakeholders are implied in cancer care pathways and there is a need for coordinating their actions. New occupations of care coordination have thus emerged. However, the conditions...
This is a population-based randomized controlled trial of 600 patients with a diagnosis of cancer in the past 2 years and registry indicating smoking at the time of diagnosis, that will in...
The Coordination Toolkit and Coaching (CTAC) project aims to disseminate strategies for coordination of care for high-risk Veterans via an online toolkit, while evaluating the benefits of ...
The overarching goal of the project is to use a mixed-methods research design to assess the validity of a new instrument developed to assess cancer patients' perceptions of care coordinati...
Institutions specializing in the care of cancer patients.
Research carried out by nurses concerning techniques and methods to implement projects and to document information, including methods of interviewing patients, collecting data, and forming inferences. The concept includes exploration of methodological issues such as human subjectivity and human experience.
Health care services that are respectful of and responsive to the health beliefs, practices and cultural and linguistic needs of diverse patients. The provider and the patient each bring their individual learned patterns of language and culture to the health care experience which must be transcended to achieve equal access and quality health care.
Coordination of activities and programs among health care institutions within defined geographic areas for the purpose of improving delivery and quality of medical care to the patients. These programs are mandated under U.S. Public Law 89-239.
Nursing care provided cancer patients. It includes aspects of family functioning through education of both patient and family. The specialty of oncologic nursing focuses on cancer as a major health care problem.
Lung cancer is the uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung. Originating in the lungs, this growth may invade adjacent tissues and infiltrate beyond the lungs. Lung cancer, the most common cause of cancer-related death in men and women, is respons...
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