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Effective communication is fundamental to helping patients change behaviour. Few studies have operationalised how to quantify and improve the patient centeredness of communication during the dietitian outpatient consultation. We sought to evaluate the impact of a renal diet question prompt sheet (QPS) on patient centeredness (PC) in dietitian outpatient clinics and describe the impact of a renal diet QPS on the volume and pattern of communication between dietitians (n = 4) and patients/carers (n = 24, n = 11).
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Name: Patient education and counseling
Question Prompt Lists (QPL) increase patient active participation in oncology interactions, but questions remain regarding how QPLs influence patient-oncologist information exchange. We examined how a...
Question prompt lists (QPLs) are structured sets of disease-specific questions intended for patient use, encouraging patients to ask questions to facilitate their consultation with their physician.
To examine the effect of 3 diet history questions on the amount and type of diet-related information gathered from pet owners and to assess whether diet-related information obtained with each question...
Action myoclonus - renal failure is a rare syndrome associated with a progressive myoclonic epilepsy and renal impairment that may lead to end-stage renal failure. It is an autosomal recessive genetic...
We report a case of acute gouty monoarthritis of the left ankle in a 58-year-old female with chronic renal insufficiency after cryoablation of a 3.8 cm left renal cell carcinoma. The patient's symptom...
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether providing patients with a question prompt list (QPL) prior to their orthopaedic surgery clinic appointment improves their perceived invo...
Despite advanced cancer patients and their caregivers frequently experiencing psychological distress and wanting to know about their prognosis, oncologists rarely respond with empathy and ...
The goal of this research study is to compare the use of new informational material with the regular informational material that is usually given to patients and caregivers to help them be...
The purpose of this study is to conduct a randomized controlled trial with English and Spanish-speaking adolescents to compare the effectiveness of an adolescent "asthma question prompt li...
Patients with common hand conditions will be randomized to one of two groups- one will receive a question prompt list, the other will receive a list of 3 questions
A diet that contains limited amounts of protein. It is prescribed in some cases to slow the progression of renal failure. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
A diet that contains limited amounts of CARBOHYDRATES. This is in distinction to a regular DIET.
Allows patient diagnoses in the physician’s office, in other ambulatory setting or at bedside. The results of care are timely, and allow rapid treatment to the patient. (from NIH Fact Sheet Point-of-Care Diagnostic Testing, 2010.)
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal. This does not include DIET THERAPY, a specific diet prescribed in the treatment of a disease.
A diet that contains limited amounts of fat with less than 30% of calories from all fats and less than 10% from saturated fat. Such a diet is used in control of HYPERLIPIDEMIAS. (From Bondy et al, Metabolic Control and Disease, 8th ed, pp468-70; Dorland, 27th ed)
Chronic kidney disease (CKD), also known as chronic renal disease, is a progressive loss in renal function over a period of months or years. The symptoms of worsening kidney function are non-specific, and might include feeling generally unwell and experi...