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PALLIATIVE CARE UNIT TRANSFER ANNOUNCEMENTS

2017-05-04 12:08:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The course of care of a patient with a cancer whose evolution is pejorative, is marked by difficult announcements, called "bad news". In the palliative phase, prognostic announcements are at the forefront. Of these, the announcement of a transfer to the Palliative Care Unit has not been the subject of any specific studies to the best of our knowledge. It therefore seemed interesting to us to explore the stakes of this particular announcement, a source of upheaval for the doctor and the patient, by gathering the point of view of each one.

The objective of our study is to analyze the methods of announcing a transfer to the Palliative Care Unit and the perception of this announcement by the doctor and his patient with an incurable cancer.

Study Design

Conditions

Cancer

Location

Service : Unité de soins d'Accompagnement de soins de Support et de soins Palliatifs (UnASP)
Strasbourg
France
67091

Status

Recruiting

Source

University Hospital, Strasbourg, France

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-05-04T12:08:21-0400

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