An exploration of the experience of care at the end of life for patients with a history of illicit drug use: A qualitative medical record review
- Research Opportunity
- PhD students, Masters by Research, Master of Biomedical Science
- Number of Master Places Available
- Department / Centre
- Medicine and Radiology
- St Vincent's Hospital
|Prof Jennifer Philipfirstname.lastname@example.org||439325954|
|Dr Anna Collinsemail@example.com|
Summary People with a current or past history of illicit drug use who are receiving palliative and end of life care have unique and significant care needs, including managing symptoms, particularly pain, finding an appropriate setting for healthcare delivery, managing concurrent physical and psychological comorbidity, which can be concealed by ongoing drug use, and navigating complex psycho-social circumstances. We have a program of work examining the end of life care of this patient cohort, with mixed methods data collection from patients and health care professionals. We are seeking to add a qualitative medical record review to provide an additional dimension to facilitate understanding and improve care.
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PhD students, Masters by Research, Master of Biomedical Science
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