- Palliative care costs in Canada: A descriptive comparison of studies of urban and rural patients near end of lifeSerge Dumont
School of Social Work, Laval University, Quebec City, QC, Canada
Palliat Med 29:908-17. 2015..However, it remains unclear whether the costs related to all resources used by palliative care patients in rural areas differ to those resources used in urban areas...
- A conceptual framework for interprofessional shared decision making in home care: protocol for a feasibility studyFrance Legare
Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, 10, de l Espinay, Quebec, Québec G1L3L5, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 11:23. 2011..IP collaboration is especially essential in home care, one of health care's most rapidly growing areas. This study will assess whether it is possible to practice SDM in IP home care...
- Measurement challenges of informal caregiving: a novel measurement method applied to a cohort of palliative care patientsSerge Dumont
Laval University, School of Social Work, Pavillon Charles De Koninck, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
Soc Sci Med 71:1890-5. 2010..We conclude that, the estimate of time spent caregiving for palliative care patients may be useful in guiding support programs for the families taking care of a loved one at home during the palliative phase of care...
- Implementing an interfaculty series of courses on interprofessional collaboration in prelicensure health science curriculumsS Dumont
Universite Laval, Quebec
Educ Health (Abingdon) 23:395. 2010..However, health sciences students continue to be trained in specialized programs and have little occasion for learning in interdisciplinary contexts...
- The trajectory of palliative care costs over the last 5 months of life: a Canadian longitudinal studySerge Dumont
School of Social Work, Pavillon Charles De Koninck, Laval University, Quebec City, QC, Canada, Laval University Cancer Research Center, Quebec City, QC, Canada
Palliat Med 24:630-40. 2010..This study aimed to highlight the trajectory of palliative care costs over the last five months of life in five urban centres across Canada...
- Costs associated with resource utilization during the palliative phase of care: a Canadian perspectiveSerge Dumont
School of Social Work, Laval University Laval University Cancer Research Center, Quebec, Quebec, Canada G1V 0A6
Palliat Med 23:708-17. 2009..This study aimed to evaluate prospectively the resource utilization and related costs during the palliative phase of care in five regions across Canada...
- [Rehabilitation and the socio-occupational reintegration of workers who have had a myocardial infarct: a pilot study]S Dumont
Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
Can J Cardiol 15:453-61. 1999..To evaluate in a pilot study some psychosocial impacts of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation program on work reintegration of postmyocardial infarction (MI) patients...
- Caring for a loved one with advanced cancer: determinants of psychological distress in family caregiversSerge Dumont
Ecole de service social, Universite Laval, Centre de Recherche en Cancerologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
J Palliat Med 9:912-21. 2006..Family caregivers caring for a patient with terminal cancer may experience significant psychological distress...
- A new tool to assess family caregivers' burden during end-of-life careSerge Dumont
Ecole de service social, Universite Laval, I Québec, Canada
J Palliat Care 24:151-61. 2008..24). Sensitivity: Associations were consistent with patients' functional status (ECOG) and FCs' unmet needs. The CBS-EOLC is a reliable and valid measure available in French and English...
- Delirium in advanced cancer: a psychoeducational intervention for family caregiversPierre Gagnon
Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, Centres de recherche en cancérologie, Université Laval Robert Giffard, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec CHUQ, Maison Michel Sarrazin, Quebec, Canada
J Palliat Care 18:253-61. 2002..009). A specific intervention on delirium, tailored to the needs of the family caregivers, seems beneficial for caregivers and for patients...
- Physicians' and pharmacists' attitudes toward the use of sedation at the end of life: influence of prognosis and type of sufferingDanielle Blondeau
Faculte des sciences infirmieres, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
J Palliat Care 21:238-45. 2005..Lastly, it is clear that health professionals are uncomfortable when confronted with their patients' existential suffering. This is an issue worth exploring in future studies...
- Impact of an educational program on pain management in patients with cancer living at homeMichele Aubin
Department of Family Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
Oncol Nurs Forum 33:1183-8. 2006..To assess the effect of an educational homecare program on pain relief in patients with advanced cancer...
- The personal costs of caring for a child with a disability: a review of the literatureDonna Anderson
Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Institut de la r6adaptation en d6ficience physique de Québec, Quebec
Public Health Rep 122:3-16. 2007..A comprehensive and systematic approach is suggested for future research...
- [Continuity of cancer care in Quebec: beyond the symptoms]Jean Turgeon
département de médecine familiale, l Université Laval, St Foy, Quebec, Canada
Can Fam Physician 52:1572-3. 2006..The purpose of this research is to determine how these problems arise and how they are perpetuated...
- Impact of a meaning-centered intervention on job satisfaction and on quality of life among palliative care nursesLise Fillion
Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, Quebec G1V 0A6, Canada
Psychooncology 18:1300-10. 2009..The objective of this study was to test its efficiency to improve job satisfaction and quality of life in PC nurses from three regional districts in Quebec Province, Canada...
- Attitudes of Quebec doctors toward sedation at the end of life: an exploratory studyDanielle Blondeau
Faculty of Nursing, Pavillon Ferdinand Vandry, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
Palliat Support Care 7:331-7. 2009..The induction of sedation at the end of life is a much debated practice and not very documented. The goal of this study was to explore the practice from both a clinical and ethical point of view...
- Continuity of care for advanced cancer patientsIsabelle Dumont
Ecole de service social, Universite Laval, Centre de recherche de I Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Equipe de recherche de la Maison Michel Sarrazin, CHUQ, Canada
J Palliat Care 21:49-56. 2005
- Coping strategies among couples adjusting to primary breast cancerLouise Picard
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Département d Adaptation Sociale, Hôtel Dieu du Québec, Quebec, QC, Canada G1R 2J6
J Psychosoc Oncol 23:115-35. 2005..A theoretical understanding of the adjustment process of couples dealing with breast cancer emerges as a result of this study...
- Randomized trial of a noninvasive strategy to reduce hospital stay for patients with low-risk myocardial infarctionP Bogaty
Quebec Heart Institute Laval Hospital, Laval University, Ste Foy, Canada
J Am Coll Cardiol 37:1289-96. 2001....
- La Belle Mort en Milieu Rural: a report of an ethnographic study of the good death for Quebec rural francophonesAnne Marie Veillette
Centre de recherche de L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, 9 McMahon Street, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada G1R 2J6
J Palliat Care 26:159-66. 2010..As such, there could be some common elements of the good death that transcend culture or ethnicity. Chief among these is the desire of rural people to die at home or in their home communities...
- End-of-life care and the grieving process: family caregivers who have experienced the loss of a terminal-phase cancer patientIsabelle Dumont
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
Qual Health Res 18:1049-61. 2008..This knowledge is useful for a more perspicuous identification of caregivers who might experience bereavement complications...