Crista J Creedle

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Providing standardized education can alleviate the burden felt by the caregiver and improve health outcomes for both the patient and caregiver. Four disease groups were included in this study that represent a significantly longer hospital stay than other cancers: acute myelogenous leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, lymphoma, or those undergoing blood(More)
BACKGROUND Practice guidelines recommend palliative care for patients with advanced cancer, but gaps in access and quality of care persist. OBJECTIVE To increase goals-of-care (GOC) communication for hospitalized patients with Stage IV cancer. METHODS An interdisciplinary team designed a quality improvement intervention to enhance oncology palliative(More)
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