Tag: palliative

Characteristics and factors associated with mortality in palliative patients visiting the Emergency Department of a large tertiary hospital in Thailand – BMC Palliative Care

In Thailand, the palliative care system has not been well-established despite an increasing number of patients with incurable illnesses. This study describes the characteristics of palliative patients who visited the…

Physician decision-making process about withholding/withdrawing life-sustaining treatments in paediatric patients: a systematic review of qualitative evidence – BMC Palliative Care

Study characteristics Our systematic electronic literature search yielded 30 relevant publications that used a qualitative design in their study (Table 2) [34,35,36,37,38,39,40,41,42,43,44,45,46,47,48,49,50,51,52,53,54,55,56,57,58,59,60,61,62,63]. Articles reporting on these studies were published between 2004…

Evaluating the perceived added value of a threefold intervention to improve palliative care for persons experiencing homelessness: a mixed-method study among social service and palliative care professionals – BMC Palliative Care

The threefold consultation service during the intervention period Table 3 shows the number of social service and palliative care professionals who took part and the activities within the three regions. Table…

Opportunities and challenges for advance care planning in strongly religious family-centric societies: a Focus group study of Indonesian cancer-care professionals – BMC Palliative Care

Participants’ demographics We included 16 nurses and 16 physicians and held five focus-group discussions between July and August 2019. We conducted two focus-group discussions in Dharmais (one with seven physicians…

Effectiveness of the “Living with Cancer” peer self-management support program for persons with advanced cancer and their relatives: study protocol of a non-randomized stepped wedge study – BMC Palliative Care

Bodenheimer T, Lorig K, Holman H, Grumbach K. Patient self-management of chronic disease in primary care. JAMA. 2002;288(19):2469–75. PubMed  Article  Google Scholar  Coughlin S, Roberts D, O’Neill K, Brooks P.…