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  1. Communication between patients and physicians about terminal care : a survey in Japan.

    Article - En anglais

    We assessed patient-physician communication about terminal care in Japan by examining the accuracy of physicians'estimation of their patients' preferences as regards (1) information about diagnosis and prognosis, (2) the place of death and (3) the therapeutic strategy at terminal stage (life prolongation vs pain control).

    We conducted a questionnaire survey on inpatients (n=201) in three hospitals; two in rural areas (Nagano and Okinawa) and one in an urban area (Tokyo).

    Simultaneously we asked physicians (n=40) in charge of the patients to estimate their attitudes.

    The accuracy of physicians' estimation was assessed by correct estimation rate (CER) and kappa coefficient.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Relation médecin malade, Homme, Soin, Relation thérapeutique, Interaction sociale, Communication information, Stade terminal, Japon, Asie, Préférence, Hospitalisation

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Physician patient relation, Human, Care, Therapeutic relation, Social interaction, Information communication, Terminal stade, Japan, Asia, Preference, Hospitalization

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0435936

    Code Inist : 002A26N03. Création : 199406.