Study Title and Description
Early palliative care for patients with advanced cancer: a cluster-randomised 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?|
|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||Early palliative care for patients with advanced cancer: a cluster-randomised controlled trial.|
|Author||Zimmermann C., Swami N., Krzyzanowska M., Hannon B., Leighl N., Oza A., Moore M., Rydall A., Rodin G., Tannock I., Donner A., Lo C.|
|Country||Division of Medical Oncology and Haematology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada; Campbell Family Cancer Research Institute, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada. Electronic address: firstname.lastname@example.org.|
Pubmed ID: 24559581
Secondary Publication Information
There are currently no secondary publications defined for this study.
Extraction Form: Tools Identified in the Supplemental Searches
|Question... Follow Up||Answer||Follow-up Answer|
Results & Comparisons
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