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Feasibility and effectiveness of tools that support communication and decision making in life-prolonging treatments for patients in hospital: A systematic review



Findings
  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2019
  • Year Published
    2020
  • Quality Rating
    6/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    Australia (4); USA (3); Canada (1); Netherlands (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    Australia (4); USA (3); Canada (1); Netherlands (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Not yet available
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Case management
    By whom care is provided
    Staff/self - Shared decision-making
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Communication and decision-making facilitation
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Non-communicable diseases
    Cancer
    Sectors
    Hospital care
    Providers
    Nurse
    Caregivers
Publication details
  • Citation
    Thodé M, Pasman HRW, van Vliet LM, Damman OC, Ket JCF, Francke AL, et al. Feasibility and effectiveness of tools that support communication and decision making in life-prolonging treatments for patients in hospital: A systematic review. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care. 2020;():.
  • DOI
    10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002284

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