A Systematic Review of Prognostic/End-of-Life Communication with Adults in the Advanced Stages of a Life-Limiting Illness: Patient/Caregiver Preferences for the Content, Style, and Timing of Information
作者: Sharon M. ParkerJosephine M. ClaytonKaren HancockSharon WalderPhyllis N. ButowSue CarrickDavid CurrowDavina GhersiPaul GlareRebecca HagertyMartin H.N. Tattersall
作者单位: 1National Health and Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Centre (S.M.P., S.W., S.C., D.G.), Medical Psychology Research Unit (J.M.C., K.H., P.N.B., R.H., M.H.N.T.), School of Psychology (P.N.B.), and Department of Cancer Medicine (M.H.N.T.), University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales; Department of Palliative Care (J.M.C., R.H.), Royal North Shore Hospital, St. Leonards, New South Wales; Palliative and Supportive Services (D.C.), Flinders University, Bedford Park, South Australia; and Department of Palliative Care (P.G.), Sydney Cancer Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
刊名: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2006, Vol.34 (1), pp.81-93
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2006.09.035
关键词: Systematic reviewpatient preferencescaregiver preferencesterminally illpalliative carecommunicationprognosisend-of-life issuespatient-physician relations
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Evidence-based recommendations concerning how to discuss dying, life expectancy, and likely future symptoms with patients with a limited life expectancy and their families are lacking. The aim of this systematic review was to review studies regarding prognostic/end-of-life communication with adult patients in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness and their caregivers. Relevant studies meeting the inclusion criteria were identified by searching computerized databases up to November 2004. One hundred twenty-three studies met the criteria for the full review, and 46 articles reported on patient/caregiver preferences for content, style, and timing of information. The majority of the research was descriptive. Although there were individual differences, patients/caregivers...
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