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An intelligent videomonitoring system for fall detection at home: perceptions of elderly people
We explored the perception and receptivity of elderly people regarding the introduction of an intelligent videomonitoring system (IVS) at home. Using a mixed methods design, 25 elderly people with aExpand
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The use of technology at home: what patient manuals say and sell vs. what patients face and fear.
Over the past 15 years, the use of specialised medical equipment by patients at home has increased in most industrialised countries. Adopting a conceptual framework that brings together two researchExpand
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Delivery of high-tech home care by hospital-based nursing units in Quebec: clinical and technical challenges.
BACKGROUND The role that hospital-based nurses should play in the delivery of high-tech home care, and how they should be supported in that role, are topics that remain understudied. Our researchExpand
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Since 1998, when palliative care was officially integrated to the health care continuum through the fight against cancer program, many governmental reports pointed out the necessity to establishExpand
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Levels of Intervention: How Are They Used in Quebec Hospitals?
In order to promote better practices and communication around end-of-life decision-making, several Canadian hospitals in the province of Quebec have developed a tool called “Levels of Intervention”Expand
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Soins palliatifs et fin de vie : État de la question au Québec
Depuis 1998, annee ou les soins palliatifs ont ete integres officiellement au continuum de soins dans le cadre du programme de lutte contre le cancer, de nombreux rapports gouvernementaux ont misExpand
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[Policies regarding non-resuscitation and cessation of treatment in Quebec hospitals].
  • J. Saint-Arnaud
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • L'union medicale du Canada
  • 1 November 1992
This paper presents the results of a survey addressed between 1987 and 1989 to the directors of professional services of all Quebec hospitals. The objective was to record and analyse withholding andExpand