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A systematic review of effectiveness of decision aids to assist older patients at the end of life



Findings
  • #ResourceNotFound: OAPLabels, EvidenceSummary#
  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2015
  • Year Published
    2016
  • Quality Rating
    7/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (13); Canada (4); Australia (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (13); Canada (4); Australia (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
    Individual
    Health system
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Governance arrangements
    Consumer & stakeholder involvement
    Consumer participation in service delivery
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom care is provided
    Staff/self - Shared decision-making
    Skill mix - Multidisciplinary teams
    With what supports is care provided
    Other ICT that support individuals who provide care
    ICT that support individuals who receive care
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    Communication and decision-making facilitation
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Non-communicable diseases
    Cancer
    Alzheimer and other dementias
    Technologies
    Devices
    Sectors
    Home care
    Hospital care
    Long-term care
    Providers
    Nurse
Publication details
  • Citation
    Cardona-Morrell M, Benfatti-Olivato G, Jansen J, Turner RM, Fajardo-Pulido D, Hillman K. A systematic review of effectiveness of decision aids to assist older patients at the end of life. Patient Education and Counselling. 2016.
  • DOI
    10.1016/j.pec.2016.10.007

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