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Physician-patient-companion communication and decision-making: a systematic review of triadic medical consultations.
OBJECTIVE To systematically review quantitative and qualitative studies exploring physician-adult patient-adult companion (triadic) communication and/or decision-making within all medical encounters.Expand
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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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Family involvement in cancer treatment decision-making: A qualitative study of patient, family, and clinician attitudes and experiences.
OBJECTIVE Little is known about how family are involved in cancer treatment decision-making. This study aimed to qualitatively explore Australian oncology clinicians', patients', and family members'Expand
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Oncologists’ and oncology nurses’ attitudes and practices towards family involvement in cancer consultations
Family members (FMs) regularly attend cancer consultations with patients, may assume an array of roles (e.g. emotional, informational) and their involvement may result in benefits and/or challenges.Expand
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Attitudes and experiences of family involvement in cancer consultations: a qualitative exploration of patient and family member perspectives
PurposeFamily members (FMs) often provide support to patients, regularly attend cancer consultations and are often involved in medical decision-making. Limited research has been conducted to date toExpand
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Exploring the communication of oncologists, patients and family members in cancer consultations: development and application of a coding system capturing family‐relevant behaviours (KINcode)
Family members (FMs) regularly attend oncology consultations. However, limited studies have assessed actual behaviours of oncologists, patients and FMs – particularly during decision‐making. TheExpand
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Development and piloting of a decision aid for women considering participation in the Sentinel Node Biopsy versus Axillary Clearance 2 breast cancer trial
Background/aims: This study aimed to (1) develop a decision aid for women considering participation in the Sentinel Node Biopsy versus Axillary Clearance 2 (SNAC-2) breast cancer surgical trial andExpand
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