Advance care planning knowledge and documentation in a hospitalized cancer population
作者: Ayman BarakatSunni A. BarnesMark A. CasanovaMarvin J. StoneKathleen M. ShueyAlan M. Miller
作者单位: 1From the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center (Stone, Shuey, Miller), the Department of Quantitative Sciences (Barnes), and the Department of Internal Medicine (Casanova), Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Barakat is now at the Tulsa Cancer Institute, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
刊名: Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings, 2013, Vol.26 (4), pp.368-372
来源数据库: Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings
原始语种摘要: To have a better understanding of our patients’ knowledge of advance directive planning and execution, as well as communication with their oncologists regarding their wishes, we conducted a survey on our inpatient hematology-oncology services. A total of 68 unique hospitalized patients with a diagnosis of cancer completed surveys. Surveys were given to all oncology patients regardless of their reason for admission. Overall, 29% of the patients reported having had a discussion with their oncologist regarding their wishes if they became seriously ill or near death. Of those who did have this conversation, the majority said that they, rather than their physician, initiated it. Although the vast majority of patients (97%) knew what a living will was, only 54% had one in place. Twenty patients...
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  • documentation 文件
  • knowledge 知识
  • planning 计划
  • population 母体
  • cancer 癌症