Silvia Di Leo
Affiliation: National Cancer Research Institute
- An unconventional cancer treatment lacking clinical efficacy remains available to Italian cancer patientsDomenico Franco Merlo
Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Clinical Trials and Bioethics, National Cancer Research Institute, Genoa, Italy
Tumori 94:830-2. 2008..Access to the multitherapy was investigated three years later within the post-bereavement Italian Survey of the Dying of Cancer (ISDOC), whose broader aim was to investigate the end-of-life care experiences of terminal cancer patients...
- Expectations about and impact of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the dying patient in an Italian hospitalSilvia Di Leo
Regional Palliative Care Network National Cancer Research Institute, Largo R Benzi 10, 16132 Genoa, Italy
Palliat Med 25:293-303. 2011..LCP-I implementation may improve both knowledge about physical symptom management and professional awareness of the problems related to emotional and informative support in end-of-life care...
- End-of-life care in Italy: personal experience of family caregivers. A content analysis of open questions from the Italian Survey of the Dying of Cancer (ISDOC)Gabriella Morasso
Unit of Psycho Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Genoa, Italy
Psychooncology 17:1073-80. 2008....
- [Improving quality of end-of-life care. A possible and necessary change]Massimo Costantini
SC Coordinamento regionale cure palliative, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genova
Epidemiol Prev 35:229-33. 2011..In conclusion, development and assessment of the LCP Program in Italy shows that it is possible to perform studies aimed at assessing complex interventions in end-of-life care...