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Session B: Palliative Care
Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 11:00 - 12:30
Leeuwen Room I & II
Chair: Brian Kelly
B-1 Communication at the end-of-life: An RCT of a nurse-delivered intervention incorporating a QPL for advanced cancer patients and caregivers
Adam Walczak*1, Phyllis Butow1, Martin Tattersall1, Josephine Clayton2,1, Patricia Davidson3, Jane Young4, Frances Bellemore1, Ronald Epstein5
1CeMPED, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Australia, 2HammondCare Palliative and Supportive Care Service, Greenwich Hospital, Australia, 3Cardiovascular and Chronic Care Centre, University of Technology, Australia, 4School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia, 5Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Centre, USA
B-2 Talking about death and dying with African pediatric oncology patients.
Sokhna NDIAYE*1, Serigne Modou NDIAYE2, Claude MOREIRA1, Mame Ndella DIOUF1, Fatou Binetou DIAGNE AKONDE1
1Hôpital Aristide le Dantec, Senegal, 2Hôpital Principal de Dakar, Senegal
P2-30 Oncologists’ Recognition of Depressive Symptoms in Advanced Cancer Patients: What Symptoms do they Accurately Detect and How?
Lucie Gouveia1, Sophie Lelorain4, Anne Brédart3, Sylvie Dolbeault3, Serge Sultan1,2, Willow Burns*5
1Université de Montréal, Canada, 2Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine, Canada, 3Insitut Curie, France, 4Université Paris Descartes, France, 5CHU Sainte-Justine and Université de Montréal, Canada
B-4 A re-assessment of meaning-making in patients with early-diagnosed incurable cancer: How do patients cope?
Elizabeth Lobb*1,2, Judith Lacey1,4, Winston Liauw4,5, Lesley White1, Annmarie Hosie1, John Kearsley4,5
1Calvary Health Care Sydney, Australia, 2Cunningham Centre for Pallaitive Care, Australia, 3School of Medicine, the University of Notre Dame, Australia, 4Cancer Care Centre, St. George Hospital, Australia, 5Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
B-5 Patient preferences in treatment decision-making at the end of life: a qualitative study
Linda Brom*2, H. Roeline W. Pasman2, Guy A.M Widdershoven2, Maurice J. van der Vorst3, Jaap Reijneveld1, Bregje D. Onwuteaka-Philipsen2
1VU University Medical Center, Department of Neurology, The Netherlands, 2VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, The Netherlands, 3VU University Medical Center, Department of Medical Oncology, The Netherlands