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Measuring quality of palliative care: psychometric properties of the FAMCARE Scale.



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?
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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 Measuring quality of palliative care: psychometric properties of the FAMCARE Scale.
Author Ringdal GI., Jordhøy MS., Kaasa S.
Country Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology Management, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway. gerd.inger.ringdal@svt.ntnu.no
Year 2003
Numbers Pubmed ID: 12639063

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