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Strategies to increase access to palliative care, particularly for racial/ethnic minorities, must maximize primary palliative care and community-based models to meet the ever-growing need in a culturally sensitive and congruent manner.
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Name: JAMA oncology
Social support is an important predictor of the well-being of partners of cancer patients. Those who are caring for minors (well parents) may be in special need of such support. The aim of this study ...
Patients in forensic psychiatric clinics are a vulnerable and exposed patient group due to suffering from a severe mental disorder, having committed a crime and being cared for against their will in a...
Introducción. En estudios llevados a cabo en países desarrollados se ha establecido que las personas con HIV/sida refieren tener una menos calidad de vida y menor apoyo social.Objetivo. Explorar la ...
Accessible and cost-effective interventions for suicidality are needed to address high rates of suicidal behavior among military service members. Caring Contacts are brief periodic messages that expre...
The aim of this study is to calculate total cruising route effective doses using three commonly used algorithm codes CARI-6, EPCARD and SIEVERT. Further, the impact of flight cruising duration, altitu...
This is a randomized trial of three caring based interventions to see if we can help couples heal after miscarriage. All three are based on Swanson's theory of caring and Meaning of Miscar...
The study will determine whether community-based caring contact via a mobile app connection with or without volunteer support in addition to treatment as usual (psychiatric and psychosocia...
The study HIPPOCRATE is a prospective open comparative study with a control group. The objective of this study is to show that an optimization of the caring of non controlled hypertended ...
This is the first randomized controlled trial exploring the implementation of a multi-component individualized telephone-based support intervention for adult-child caregivers caring for pa...
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for American Indians and Alaska Natives aged 18-34 years. Our study will evaluate Caring Contacts, a low-cost, sustainable intervention for sui...
Providing an investigational therapy to a patient who is not eligible to receive that therapy in a clinical trial, but who has a serious or life-threatening illness for which other treatments are not available. Compassionate use trials allow patients to receive promising but not yet fully studied or approved therapies when no other treatment option exists. Also called expanded access trial.
Computer-based information systems used to integrate clinical and patient information and provide support for decision-making in patient care.
The initial life support care of the severely injured patient.
Trial that aims to show a new treatment is no better and no worse than the standard treatment.
Work consisting of a clinical trial involving one or more test treatments, at least one control treatment, specified outcome measures for evaluating the studied intervention, and a bias-free method for assigning patients to the test treatment. The treatment may be drugs, devices, or procedures studied for diagnostic, therapeutic, or prophylactic effectiveness. Control measures include placebos, active medicine, no-treatment, dosage forms and regimens, historical comparisons, etc. When randomization using mathematical techniques, such as the use of a random numbers table, is employed to assign patients to test or control treatments, the trial is characterized as a RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL.
Palliative care is the active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness. Management of pain and other symptoms and provision of psychological, social and spiritual support is paramount. The goal of palliative care is achievement of the ...
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