Study Title and Description
Association Between Palliative Care and Patient and Caregiver Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Key Questions Addressed
|1||Guiding Question 1: In each of the palliative care domains, what palliative care assessment tools exist and have been evaluated in palliative care populations and/or settings?|
|2||Guiding Question 2: What is the state of current research on the reliability, validity, responsiveness, and usability of these assessment tools?|
|3||Guiding Question 3: What data exist regarding the application of these tools specifically in clinical care, as quality indicators, or for evaluation of interventions?|
|4||Guiding Question 4: What are the key gaps in tool development and evaluation and what are the opportunities for future research?|
Primary Publication Information
|Title||Association Between Palliative Care and Patient and Caregiver Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.|
|Author||Kavalieratos D., Corbelli J., Zhang D., Dionne-Odom JN., Ernecoff NC., Hanmer J., Hoydich ZP., Ikejiani DZ., Klein-Fedyshin M., Zimmermann C., Morton SC., Arnold RM., Heller L., Schenker Y.|
|Country||Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania2Center of Research on Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania3Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.|
Pubmed ID: 27893131
Secondary Publication Information
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Results & Comparisons
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