Engaging patients and families to create a feasible clinical trial integrating palliative and heart failure care: results of the ENABLE CHF-PC pilot clinical trial


Bakitas M., Dionne-Odom J. N. , Pamboukian S. V. , Tallaj J., Kvale E., Swetz K. M. , ...Daha Fazla

BMC PALLIATIVE CARE, cilt.16, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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Background: Early palliative care (EPC) is recommended but rarely integrated with advanced heart failure (HF) care. We engaged patients and family caregivers to study the feasibility and site differences in a two-site EPC trial, ENABLE CHF-PC (Educate, Nurture, Advise, Before Life Ends Comprehensive Heartcare for Patients and Caregivers).