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The experience of uncertainty for patients, families and healthcare providers in post-stroke palliative and end-of-life care: A qualitative meta-synthesis



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
    2020
  • Year Published
    2020
  • Quality Rating
    7/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    UK (4); Sweden (3); UK (Scotland) (3); Canada (1); India (1); Netherlands (1); USA (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    UK (4); Sweden (3); UK (Scotland) (3); Canada (1); India (1); Netherlands (1); USA (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
    At least one included study was conducted in a low- or middle-income country
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review addressing other questions
  • Type of question
    Not effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Not yet available
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    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
    Cardiovascular disease
Publication details
  • Citation
    Connolly T, Coats H, DeSanto K, Jones J. The experience of uncertainty for patients, families and healthcare providers in post-stroke palliative and end-of-life care: A qualitative meta-synthesis. Age Ageing. 2020:afaa229.
  • DOI
    10.1093/ageing/afaa229

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