R D Piers

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Advance Care Planning in terminally ill and frail older persons
    Ruth D Piers
    Department of Geriatrics, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 90:323-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint End-of-life care of the geriatric patient and nurses' moral distress
    Ruth D Piers
    Department of Geriatrics, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:80.e7-13. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Palliative care for the geriatric patient in Europe. Survey describing the services, policies, legislation, and associations
    R Piers
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Gent, Belgium
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 43:381-5. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Factors influencing ICU referral at the end of life in the elderly
    R D Piers
    Department of Geriatrics, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Gent, Belgium
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 43:376-80. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Do-not-resuscitate decisions in a large tertiary hospital: differences between wards and results of a hospital-wide intervention
    R D Piers
    Department of Geriatrics, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 66:116-22. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Perceptions of appropriateness of care among European and Israeli intensive care unit nurses and physicians
    Ruth D Piers
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Ghent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    JAMA 306:2694-703. 2011

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Advance Care Planning in terminally ill and frail older persons
    Ruth D Piers
    Department of Geriatrics, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 90:323-9. 2013
    ..Gaining insight into the views of elderly on ACP was the aim of this study, as most studies concern younger patients...
  2. doi request reprint End-of-life care of the geriatric patient and nurses' moral distress
    Ruth D Piers
    Department of Geriatrics, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:80.e7-13. 2012
    ..The purpose was to examine MD in geriatric nursing care and to identify factors related to MD...
  3. doi request reprint Palliative care for the geriatric patient in Europe. Survey describing the services, policies, legislation, and associations
    R Piers
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, University Hospital Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Gent, Belgium
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 43:381-5. 2010
    ..The European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS) Geriatric Palliative Medicine (GPM) Interest Group set as one of its goals to better characterize geriatric palliative care in Europe...
  4. doi request reprint Factors influencing ICU referral at the end of life in the elderly
    R D Piers
    Department of Geriatrics, Ghent University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000, Gent, Belgium
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 43:376-80. 2010
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  5. ncbi request reprint Do-not-resuscitate decisions in a large tertiary hospital: differences between wards and results of a hospital-wide intervention
    R D Piers
    Department of Geriatrics, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 66:116-22. 2011
    ..Despite the advent of palliative care, the quality of dying in the hospital remains poor. Differences in quality of end-of-life practice between hospital wards are well known in clinical practice but rarely have been investigated...
  6. doi request reprint Perceptions of appropriateness of care among European and Israeli intensive care unit nurses and physicians
    Ruth D Piers
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Ghent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
    JAMA 306:2694-703. 2011
    ..Clinicians in intensive care units (ICUs) who perceive the care they provide as inappropriate experience moral distress and are at risk for burnout. This situation may jeopardize patient quality of care and increase staff turnover...