IPCHS. Integrated People-Centred Health Services

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Contents tagged: patient-centredness

May 22, 2020 Europe Publication

Availability and Quality of Assessment Instruments on Patient-Centredness in the Multimorbid Elderly (AQuA-PCE): A Study Protocol of a Systematic Review

Elderly, multimorbid patients are a primary target group for patient-centred care, and fostering patient-centredness (PC) in this group has been associated with different healthcare aims such as safety and quality of healthcare. However, evidence on effects of patient-centred interventions is still limited and mixed. In part, the lack of consistent evidence has its roots in a conceptual uncertainty of the term 'PC', which also hampers the development of assessment tools for PC. Consequently, reviews on assessment instruments of PC reveal problems regarding the quality of identified assessment instruments and regarding their comparability. Some of these reviews focus on the elderly. However, while the concept of multimorbidity is partly inherent, this focus is not explicit in any of the reviews.The aim of this systematic review is to identify assessment instruments of PC in the multimorbid elderly, using a subgroup-specific definition of PC ('subgroup-specific integrative model of PC') as the conceptual ...

July 14, 2017 Europe Publication

Patient perceptions of innovative longitudinal integrated clerkships based in regional, rural and remote primary care: a qualitative study

Medical students at the University of Wollomgong experience continuity of patien care and clinical supervision during an innovative year-long integrated (community and hospital) clinical clerkship. In this model of clinical education, students are base in a general practice "teaching microsystem" and participate in patient care as part of this community of practice (CoP). This study evaluates patient´s preceptions of the clerkship initiative, and their perspectives in this approach to training´much needed´doctors in their community.