Title: Perspectives of patients, family caregivers and health professionals on the use of outcome measures in palliative care and lessons for implementation : a multi-method qualitative study
Authors : Pinto, Cathryn
Bristowe, Katherine
Witt, Jana
Davies, Joanna M.
de Wolf-Linder, Susanne
Dawkins, Marsha
Guo, Ping
Higginson, Irene J.
Daveson, Barbara
Murtagh, Fliss E. M.
Published in : Annals of palliative medicine
Volume(Issue) : 7
Issue : Suppl 3
Pages : 137
Pages to: 150
Publisher / Ed. Institution : AME Publishing
Issue Date: 2018
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Language : English
Subjects : Outcome assessment; Evaluation research; Palliative care; Qualitative research
Subject (DDC) : 616: Internal medicine and diseases
Abstract: Routine use of outcome measures in palliative care is recommended to demonstrate and improve quality of care. The use of outcome measures is relatively recent in UK specialist palliative care services and understanding their use in practice is key to successful implementation. We therefore aimed to explore how patient-centred outcome measures are used in specialist palliative care, and identify key considerations for implementation.
Departement: Health Professions
Organisational Unit: Institute of Nursing (IPF)
Publication type: Article in scientific journal
DOI : 10.21037/apm.2018.09.02
ISSN: 2224-5820
2224-5839
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/13056
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