Physicians' propensity to discuss prognosis is associated with patients' awareness of prognosis for metastatic cancers.
作者: Liu Pang-HsiangLandrum Mary BethWeeks Jane CHuskamp Haiden AKahn Katherine LHe YuleiMack Jennifer WKeating Nancy L
作者单位: 11 Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School , Boston, Massachusetts.
刊名: Journal of palliative medicine, 2014, Vol.17 (6), pp.673-82
来源数据库: PubMed Journal
DOI: 10.1089/jpm.2013.0460
原始语种摘要: BACKGROUND(#br)Prognosis discussion is an essential component of informed decision-making. However, many terminally ill patients have a limited awareness of their prognosis and the causes are unclear.(#br)OBJECTIVE(#br)To explore the impact of physicians' propensity to discuss prognosis on advanced cancer patients' prognosis awareness.(#br)DESIGN(#br)Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance Consortium (CanCORS) study, a prospective cohort study with patient and physician surveys.(#br)SETTING/SUBJECTS(#br)We investigated 686 patients with metastatic lung or colorectal cancer at diagnosis who participated in the CanCORS study and reported about their life expectancy. Data were linked to the physician survey from 486 physicians who were identified by these patients as filling important...
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影响因子:1.891 (2012)

  • prognosis 预报
  • metastatic 新陈代谢的
  • discuss 议论
  • chemotherapy 化学疗法
  • cancer 癌症
  • awareness 意识
  • propensity 晶癖
  • despite 不管
  • accurate 精确的
  • earlier 早期的