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Health care proxy grief symptoms before the death of nursing home residents with advanced dementia.



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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?
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2 Guiding Question 2: What is the state of current research on the reliability, validity, responsiveness, and usability of these assessment tools?
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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?
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4 Guiding Question 4: What are the key gaps in tool development and evaluation and what are the opportunities for future research?
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Title Health care proxy grief symptoms before the death of nursing home residents with advanced dementia.
Author Kiely DK., Prigerson H., Mitchell SL.
Country Hebrew Senior Life, Institute for Aging Research, Center for Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. kiely@hrca.harvard.edu
Year 2008
Numbers Pubmed ID: 18669945

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