Less aggressive end-of-life (EOL) care has been observed when health care professionals discuss approaching EOL and preferences about life-sustaining treatments with nursing home (NH) residents or their families. We performed a comprehensive systematic review to evaluate the association between health care professionals-residents and health care professionals-family EOL conversations and EOL care outcomes.

Association Between End-of-Life Conversations in Nursing Homes and End-of-Life Care Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Gonella, Silvia;BASSO, INES;Dimonte, Valerio;Martin, Barbara;Berchialla, Paola;Campagna, Sara;Di Giulio, Paola
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Less aggressive end-of-life (EOL) care has been observed when health care professionals discuss approaching EOL and preferences about life-sustaining treatments with nursing home (NH) residents or their families. We performed a comprehensive systematic review to evaluate the association between health care professionals-residents and health care professionals-family EOL conversations and EOL care outcomes.
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Communication; conversation; end of life; life-sustaining treatment; meta-analysis; nursing home; systematic review
Gonella, Silvia; Basso, Ines; Dimonte, Valerio; Martin, Barbara; Berchialla, Paola; Campagna, Sara; Di Giulio, Paola
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