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Can we make reports of end-of-life care quality more consumer-focused? results of a nationwide quality measurement program.



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 Can we make reports of end-of-life care quality more consumer-focused? results of a nationwide quality measurement program.
Author Smith D., Caragian N., Kazlo E., Bernstein J., Richardson D., Casarett D.
Country Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Year 2011
Numbers Pubmed ID: 21288125

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