Cindy De Gendt

Summary

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi Do-not-resuscitate policy on acute geriatric wards in Flanders, Belgium
    Cindy De Gendt
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2221-6. 2005
  2. ncbi Prevalence of patients with do-not-resuscitate status on acute geriatric wards in Flanders, Belgium
    Cindy De Gendt
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:395-9. 2007
  3. ncbi [Do-not-resuscitate policy on acute geriatric wards in Flanders, Belgium]
    C De Gendt
    Onderzoeksgroep Zorg rond het Levenseinde, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgie
    Tijdschr Gerontol Geriatr 38:246-54. 2007
  4. doi End-of-life decision-making and terminal sedation among very old patients
    Cindy De Gendt
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Gerontology 55:99-105. 2009
  5. ncbi Nurses' involvement in 'do not resuscitate' decisions on acute elder care wards
    Cindy De Gendt
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 57:404-9. 2007
  6. doi Advance care planning and dying in nursing homes in Flanders, Belgium: a nationwide survey
    Cindy De Gendt
    End of Life Care Research Group, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:223-34. 2013
  7. doi Nursing home policies regarding advance care planning in Flanders, Belgium
    Cindy De Gendt
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 20:189-94. 2010
  8. pmc Using linked administrative and disease-specific databases to study end-of-life care on a population level
    Arno Maetens
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Brussels, Belgium and Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Palliat Care 15:86. 2016

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Publications8

  1. ncbi Do-not-resuscitate policy on acute geriatric wards in Flanders, Belgium
    Cindy De Gendt
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2221-6. 2005
    ..To describe the historical development and status of a do-not-resuscitate (DNR) policy on acute geriatric wards in Flanders, Belgium, and to compare it with the international situation...
  2. ncbi Prevalence of patients with do-not-resuscitate status on acute geriatric wards in Flanders, Belgium
    Cindy De Gendt
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:395-9. 2007
    ..This study aims to investigate the prevalence of patients with do-not-resuscitate (DNR) status on acute geriatric wards and the characteristics of the preceding decision-making process...
  3. ncbi [Do-not-resuscitate policy on acute geriatric wards in Flanders, Belgium]
    C De Gendt
    Onderzoeksgroep Zorg rond het Levenseinde, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgie
    Tijdschr Gerontol Geriatr 38:246-54. 2007
    ..DNR policies varied in content and scope and were predominantly an expression of institutional defensive attitudes rather than a tool to promote patient involvement in DNR and other end-of-life decisions...
  4. doi End-of-life decision-making and terminal sedation among very old patients
    Cindy De Gendt
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Gerontology 55:99-105. 2009
    ..In general, there is little information available concerning the circumstances and quality of the end of life of this group...
  5. ncbi Nurses' involvement in 'do not resuscitate' decisions on acute elder care wards
    Cindy De Gendt
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 57:404-9. 2007
    ..This paper reports the involvement of nurses in 'do not resuscitate' decision-making on acute elder care wards and their adherence to such decisions in the case of an actual cardiopulmonary arrest...
  6. doi Advance care planning and dying in nursing homes in Flanders, Belgium: a nationwide survey
    Cindy De Gendt
    End of Life Care Research Group, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:223-34. 2013
    ..In Belgium, data on actual advance care planning (ACP) in nursing homes (NHs) are scarce...
  7. doi Nursing home policies regarding advance care planning in Flanders, Belgium
    Cindy De Gendt
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 20:189-94. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to discover how many nursing homes (NHs) in Flanders (Belgium) have policies on advance care planning (ACP) and their content regarding different medical end-of-life decisions...
  8. pmc Using linked administrative and disease-specific databases to study end-of-life care on a population level
    Arno Maetens
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, Brussels, Belgium and Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Palliat Care 15:86. 2016
    ..Using the case of Belgium, we explored: (1) which full-population databases provide valid information about end-of-life care, (2) what procedures are there to use these databases, and (3) what is needed to integrate separate databases...