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At the heart of the ventral attention system: The right anterior insula
The anterior insula has been hypothesized to provide a link between attention‐related problem solving and salience systems during the coordination and evaluation of task performance. Here, we testExpand
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A systematic review of evidence for end-of-life communication interventions: Who do they target, how are they structured and do they work?
OBJECTIVE To identify and synthesise evidence for interventions targeting end-of-life communication. METHODS Database, reference list and author searches were conducted to identify evaluations ofExpand
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Age-related Effects on Word Recognition: Reliance on Cognitive Control Systems with Structural Declines in Speech-responsive Cortex
Speech recognition can be difficult and effortful for older adults, even for those with normal hearing. Declining frontal lobe cognitive control has been hypothesized to cause age-related speechExpand
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Values and options in cancer care (VOICE): study design and rationale for a patient-centered communication and decision-making intervention for physicians, patients with advanced cancer, and their
BackgroundCommunication about prognosis and treatment choices is essential for informed decision making in advanced cancer. This article describes an investigation designed to facilitateExpand
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Levels of unmet needs and distress amongst adolescents and young adults (AYAs) impacted by familial cancer
To describe levels of, and relationships between, distress and psychosocial unmet needs in adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with a family member with cancer.
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Effect of a Patient-Centered Communication Intervention on Oncologist-Patient Communication, Quality of Life, and Health Care Utilization in Advanced Cancer: The VOICE Randomized Clinical Trial
Importance Observational studies demonstrate links between patient-centered communication, quality of life (QOL), and aggressive treatments in advanced cancer, yet few randomized clinical trialsExpand
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Promoting End-of-Life Discussions in Advanced Cancer: Effects of Patient Coaching and Question Prompt Lists.
Purpose To build on results of a cluster randomized controlled trial (RCT) of a combined patient-oncologist intervention to improve communication in advanced cancer, we conducted a post hoc analysisExpand
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A question prompt list for patients with advanced cancer in the final year of life: Development and cross-cultural evaluation
Background: Clinicians and patients find prognosis and end-of-life care discussions challenging. Misunderstanding one’s prognosis can contribute to poor decision-making and end-of-life quality ofExpand
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A qualitative analysis of responses to a question prompt list and prognosis and end‐of‐life care discussion prompts delivered in a communication support program
Discussing end‐of‐life (EOL) care is challenging when death is not imminent, contributing to poor decision‐making and EOL quality‐of‐life. A communication support program (CSP) targeting these issuesExpand
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Patient perspectives regarding communication about prognosis and end-of-life issues: how can it be optimised?
OBJECTIVE To explore patients' perspectives across two cultures (Australia and USA) regarding communication about prognosis and end-of-life care issues and to consider the ways in which theseExpand
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