|Title:||Conversations about end of life care in heart failure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: systematic reviews|
|Principal research question:||With regard to the adult patients with life-limiting illnesses discussing End of Life Care issues with health professionals:
1) What is discussed at present, and when?
2) What would patients like to discuss and when?
3) What do health professionals think they should discuss, and when?
4) What are the cues / barriers / facilitators of these discussions?
|Methodology description:||Systematic literature review and Narrative Synthesis. Search of Medline, PsycINFO and CINAHL databases, citation searches and journal hand searches.|
|Start date:||1st September 2009|
|End date:||31st August 2010|
|Contact person:||Mrs Natalie Momen|
|Contact Details:||Primary Care Research Unit
Institute of Public Health
University Forvie Site, Robinson Way
Telephone: (01223) 746558
Fax: 01223 762515
|Collaborative:||Unit Team Members: Stephen BarclayCollaborators: Isla Kuhn, Medical School Librarian|
|Funding Organisation:||NIHR – CLAHRC|
|Funding Organisation:||Macmillan Cancer Support|
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