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What role do Death Doulas play in end-of-life care? A systematic review



Findings
  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Full-text report
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2018
  • Year Published
    2018
  • Quality Rating
    6/9 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (3); Japan (1); UK (England) (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (3); Japan (1); UK (England) (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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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
    Health system
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Governance arrangements
    Organizational authority
    Management approaches
    Professional authority
    Training & licensure requirements
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom care is provided
    System - Performance management
    Skill mix - Role performance
    Skill mix - Role expansion or extension
    Skill mix - Volunteers or caregivers
    Staff - Training
    Staff - Continuity of care
    Where care is provided
    Continuity of care
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Sectors
    Home care
    Providers
    Nurse
    Allied health professional
    Lay/community health worker
Publication details
  • Citation
    Rawlings D, Tieman J, Miller-Lewis L, Swetenham K. What role do Death Doulas play in end-of-life care? A systematic review. Health & Social Care in the Community. 2018;27(3):e82-e94.
  • DOI
    10.1111/hsc.12660

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