Developing a "toolkit" to measure implementation of concurrent palliative care in rural community cancer centers

Zubkoff L., Dionne-Odom J. N. , Pisu M., Babu D., AKYAR İ. , Smith T., ...Daha Fazla

PALLIATIVE & SUPPORTIVE CARE, cilt.16, ss.60-72, 2018 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 16 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1017/s1478951517000323
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.60-72


Objective: Despite national guidelines recommending early concurrent palliative care for individuals newly diagnosed with metastatic cancer, few community cancer centers, especially those in underserved rural areas do so. We are implementing an early concurrent palliative care model, ENABLE (Educate, Nurture, Advise, Before Life Ends) in four, rural-serving community cancer centers. Our objective was to develop a "toolkit" to assist community cancer centers that wish to integrate early palliative care for patients with newly diagnosed advanced cancer and their family caregivers.