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Assessing the credibility and transferability of the patient compassion model in non-cancer palliative populations.

Related Articles Assessing the credibility and transferability of the patient compassion model in non-cancer palliative populations. BMC Palliat Care. 2018 Sep 13;17(1):108 Authors: Sinclair S, Jaggi P, Hack TF, McClement SE, Raffin-Bouchal S, Singh P Abstract BACKGROUND: A lack of evidence and psychometrically sound measures of compassion necessitated the development of the first known, empirically derived, theoretical Patient Compassion Model (PCM) generated from qualitative interviews with advanced cancer inpatients. We aimed to assess the credibility and transferability of the PCM across diverse palliative populations and settings. METHODS: Semi-structured, audio-recorded qualitative interviews were conducted with 20 patients with life-limiting diagnoses, recruited…
Origen: Assessing the credibility and transferability of the patient compassion model in non-cancer palliative populations. – PubMed

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A Pilot Trial to Increase Hospice Enrollment in an Inner City, Academic Emergency Department.

Related Articles A Pilot Trial to Increase Hospice Enrollment in an Inner City, Academic Emergency Department. J Emerg Med. 2016 Aug;51(2):106-13 Authors: Highet BH, Hsieh YH, Smith TJ Abstract BACKGROUND: Hospice is underutilized, with over 25% of enrolled patients receiving hospice care for 3 days or less. The inner city emergency department (ED) is a highly trafficked area for patients in the last 6 months of life, and is a potential location for identification of hospice-eligible patients and early palliative care (PC) intervention. OBJECTIVES: We evaluated the feasibility of an ED PC intervention to identify hospice-eligible patients to accelerate PC consultation and…
Origen: A Pilot Trial to Increase Hospice Enrollment in an Inner City, Academic Emergency Department. – PubMed

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Recognizing the Elephant in the Room: Palliative Care Needs in Acute Kidney Injury.

Related Articles Recognizing the Elephant in the Room: Palliative Care Needs in Acute Kidney Injury. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 11 07;12(11):1721-1722 Authors: Bansal AD, Schell JO PMID: 29042464 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
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For Advanced Cancer, What Treatment Is Next?

Related Articles For Advanced Cancer, What Treatment Is Next? Am J Nurs. 2016 Oct;116(10):50-3 Authors: Collins R, Matzo M Abstract This article is the second in a series on palliative care developed in collaboration with the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA; http://hpna.advancingexpertcare.org). The HPNA aims to guide nurses in preventing and relieving suffering and in giving the best possible care to patients and families, regardless of the stage of disease or the need for other therapies. The HPNA offers education, certification, advocacy, leadership, and research. PMID: 27684772 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluation of a specialized oncology nursing supportive care intervention in newly diagnosed breast and colorectal cancer patients following surgery: a cluster randomized trial.

Related Articles Evaluation of a specialized oncology nursing supportive care intervention in newly diagnosed breast and colorectal cancer patients following surgery: a cluster randomized trial. Support Care Cancer. 2018 May;26(5):1533-1541 Authors: Sussman J, Bainbridge D, Whelan TJ, Brazil K, Parpia S, Wiernikowski J, Schiff S, Rodin G, Sergeant M, Howell D Abstract BACKGROUND: Better coordination of supportive services during the early phases of cancer care has been proposed to improve the care experience of patients. We conducted a randomized trial to test a community-based nurse-led coordination of care intervention in cancer patients. METHODS: Surgical practices were cluster randomized to a…
Origen: Evaluation of a specialized oncology nursing supportive care intervention in newly diagnosed breast and colorectal cancer patients following surgery: a cluster randomized trial. – PubMed

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