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Assessment of patients' preferences regarding depression treatment using a ranking approach.
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Name: Psychiatrische Praxis
Patients report strong preferences regarding which provider-oncologist or primary care provider (PCP)-handles their primary care after initial cancer treatment (eg, other cancer screenings, preventive...
Cancer patients often face decisions whether to proceed with cancer-specific treatment or to switch to best supportive care. In these decisions, patients' preferences should be determining cornerstone...
Eliciting and integrating patients' preferences in decision-making in palliative oncology is an important criterion for the quality of end-of-life care. It is an essential prerequisite in supporting t...
Oleoylethanolamide (OEA) is a non cannabinoid acylethanolamide with multiple physiological roles that has been proposed to have antidepressant-like activity in preclinical models. OEA shares biosynthe...
Little is known about whether clinicians and surrogate decision makers follow recommended strategies for shared decision making by incorporating intensive care unit (ICU) patients' values and preferen...
Shared decision-making (SDM), in contrast to traditional medical decision-making, involves a collaborative process where patients discuss personal values and preferences and clinicians pro...
Hypothesis 1. Telepsychiatry consultations will be acceptable and well-received by depressed Chinese Americans and by their primary care clinicians. Hypothesis 2. Depressed Chinese Ameri...
This is a pilot study. The purpose of this study is to determine whether adding 4 months of behavioral therapy to primary care physician medication treatment(relative to medication treatme...
This research study develop a collaborative depression care management model (C-DCM) that encourages collaboration between primary care physicians (PCPs) and trained social workers employe...
This study will determine ways to make depression care more responsive to the needs of consumers in primary care clinics serving low-income Latinos.
Declarations by patients, made in advance of a situation in which they may be incompetent to decide about their own care, stating their treatment preferences or authorizing a third party to make decisions for them. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
Providers of initial care for patients. These PHYSICIANS refer patients when appropriate for secondary or specialist care.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
The purpose of this 1990 federal act is to assure that individuals receiving health care services will be given an opportunity to participate in and direct health care decisions affecting themselves. Under this act, hospitals, health care agencies, and health maintenance organizations are responsible for developing patient information for distribution. The information must include patients' rights, advance directives, living wills, ethics committees' consultation and education functions, limited medical treatment (support/comfort care only), mental health treatment, resuscitation, restraints, surrogate decision making and transfer of care. (from JCAHO, Lexicon, 1994)
Techniques or methods of patient care used by nurses as primary careproviders.