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Health literacy not race predicts end-of-life care preferences.
BACKGROUND Several studies have reported that African Americans are more likely than whites to prefer aggressive treatments at the end of life. OBJECTIVE Since the medical information presented toExpand
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Video decision support tool for advance care planning in dementia: randomised controlled trial
Objective To evaluate the effect of a video decision support tool on the preferences for future medical care in older people if they develop advanced dementia, and the stability of those preferencesExpand
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Use of video to facilitate end-of-life discussions with patients with cancer: a randomized controlled trial.
PURPOSE To determine whether the use of a goals-of-care video to supplement a verbal description can improve end-of-life decision making for patients with cancer. METHODS Fifty participants withExpand
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Randomized controlled trial of a video decision support tool for cardiopulmonary resuscitation decision making in advanced cancer.
PURPOSE Decision making regarding cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is challenging. This study examined the effect of a video decision support tool on CPR preferences among patients with advancedExpand
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Using video images to improve the accuracy of surrogate decision-making: a randomized controlled trial.
INTRODUCTION When patients are unable to make important end-of-life decisions, doctors ask surrogate decision makers to provide insight into patients' preferences. Unfortunately, multiple studiesExpand
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Overcoming educational barriers for advance care planning in Latinos with video images.
BACKGROUND Studies of end-of-life care have shown that Latino patients want more aggressive care compared to white patients. While this has been attributed to aspects of ethnicity, national origin,Expand
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Investing in Deliberation: A Definition and Classification of Decision Support Interventions for People Facing Difficult Health Decisions
This article provides an analysis of ‘decision aids’, interventions to support patients facing tough decisions. Interest has increased since the concept of shared decision making has become widelyExpand
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Health Literacy, Health Inequality and a Just Healthcare System
Limited health literacy is a pervasive and independent risk factor for poor health outcomes. Despite decades of reports exhibiting that the healthcare system is overly complex, unneeded complexityExpand
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Assessing end-of-life preferences for advanced dementia in rural patients using an educational video: a randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE Few studies have evaluated the end-of-life preferences of elderly patients in rural communities and whether preferences are associated with level of health literacy. DESIGN RandomizedExpand
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A randomized controlled trial of a cardiopulmonary resuscitation video in advance care planning for progressive pancreas and hepatobiliary cancer patients.
BACKGROUND Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an important advance directive (AD) topic in patients with progressive cancer; however such discussions are challenging. OBJECTIVE This studyExpand
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