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Clinicians� accounts of communication with patients in end-of-life care contexts: A systematic review

Scholz, Brett; Goncharov, Liza; Emmerich, Nathan; Lu, Vinh; Chapman, Michael; Clark, Shannon; Wilson, Tracey; Slade, Diana; Mitchell, Imogen


Objective Communication between patients and end-of-life care providers requires sensitivity given the context and complexity involved. This systematic review uses a narrative approach to synthesise clinicians� understandings of communication in end-of-life care. Methods A systematic, narrative synthesis approach was adopted given the heterogeneity across the 83 included studies. The review was registered prospectively on PROSPERO (ID: CRD42019125155). Medline was searched for all articles...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Patient Education and Counseling
DOI: .1016/j.pec.2020.06.033


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