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Impacting quality of life for patients with advanced cancer with a structured multidisciplinary intervention: a randomized controlled trial.



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 Impacting quality of life for patients with advanced cancer with a structured multidisciplinary intervention: a randomized controlled trial.
Author Rummans TA., Clark MM., Sloan JA., Frost MH., Bostwick JM., Atherton PJ., Johnson ME., Gamble G., Richardson J., Brown P., Martensen J., Miller J., Piderman K., Huschka M., Girardi J., Hanson J.
Country Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, and Medical Social Services, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN 55905, USA. rummans.teresa@mayo.edu
Year 2006
Numbers Pubmed ID: 16446335

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