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Using an End-of-life Conversation Game to Engage Underserved Communities in Advance Care Planning

2018-03-13 00:02:09 | BioPortfolio

Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-03-13T00:02:09-0400

Clinical Trials [1310 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Development of a Community Engagement Activity for Advance Care Planning

This study will determine the feasibility of using an end-of-life conversation game (called "My Gift of Grace") as a community engagement activity series to help caregivers, patients with ...

Evaluation of an Advance Care Planning Activity: Feasibility Testing for a Randomized Controlled Trial

The overarching goal of this project is to facilitate engagement of individuals in effective advance care planning (ACP). Our specific objective is to conduct a randomized, controlled tria...

Implementing Advance Care Planning Conversation Tools in Family Practice

This study evaluates the use of advance care planning conversation tools with patients attending their family doctor's office. Patients complete tools about their values and wishes, and a ...

Reducing Disparities in the Quality of Advance Care Planning for Older Adults

This study compares the effectiveness of two different approaches to advance care planning among older African Americans and older Whites living in the community. The two approaches are a ...

Advance Care Planning at London Health Sciences Centre

All patients admitted to London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) are asked to indicate their preferences for CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and other life-sustaining treatments that nece...

PubMed Articles [20086 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Unintended harm? Race differences in the relationship between advance care planning and psychological distress at the end-of-life.

Research has revealed racial disparities in advance care planning and intensity of end-of-life care. Studies of the relationship between advance care planning and sadness and anxiety at the end-of-lif...

Effects of a nurse-led post-discharge advance care planning programme for community-dwelling patients nearing the end of life and their family members: A randomised controlled trial.

Although evidence increasingly demonstrates the effects of advance care planning, the relevant studies are of questionable quality, and lack consensus regarding when and with whom to initiate the conv...

Advance care planning in a multi-cultural family-centric community: A qualitative study of healthcare professionals', patients' and caregivers' perspectives.

Advance care planning has been shown to improve end-of-life care but it was developed in the USA and most research has been conducted in western communities.

A Framework to Guide Economic Analysis of Advance Care Planning.

Advance care planning (ACP) is fundamental to guiding medical care at the end of life. Understanding the economic impact of ACP is critical to implementation, but most economic evaluations of ACP focu...

Development of Nurse Practitioner Competencies for Advance Care Planning.

This article describes the development of nurse practitioner (NP) competencies for advance care planning. Nurse practitioners are well positioned to implement advance care planning with their patients...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Discussions with patients and/or their representatives about the goals and desired direction of the patient's care, particularly end-of-life care, in the event that the patient is or becomes incompetent to make decisions.

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)

Compliance by health personnel or proxies with the stipulations of ADVANCE DIRECTIVES (or similar directives such as RESUSCITATION ORDERS) when patients are unable to direct their own care.

A directed conversation aimed at eliciting information for psychiatric diagnosis, evaluation, treatment planning, etc. The interview may be conducted by a social worker or psychologist.

A food service control process involving scheduling of meals in advance.

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