The Importance Of Hospice Care For Solid Cancer Patients

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Research question “What is an appropriate time for referring hospice care for solid cancer patients could enhance their quality of life?”
From other research studies, we can see the result that hospice care could enhance cancer patient’ quality of life (Tsubamoto, 2014). However, most of the hospice care will be referred to patients when the condition turned critical. In addition, people often talked about that “wish can enter hospice care earlier.” Therefore, the research study would like to discuss and compare three different times to refer to hospice care which includes the newly diagnosed stage four of solid cancer patients, after some levels of chemotherapy and radiotherapy without advancement of their health condition, and the latest
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In addition, the result presented that it is more beneficial and acceptable for solid cancer patients. Although they collected data from the different time of patience, for example, they collect patients with newly diagnosed, under active primary treatment for cancer and no longer receiving treatment, they did not mention what is the recommended time to referred in palliative care. As a result, I would like to have advanced research to see what is the an appropriate time to refer the hospice …show more content…
Experiment Study method: Randomly choose three different periods of solid cancer patients and into two groups. The experimental group will have hospice care team involved and provide hospice combined care. The control group will receive the regular care without hospice team involved but patients’ family or caregivers will receive care from case management or regular nurses.
Hypothetical constructs: It is more beneficial for the hospice care when it is referred to the time since they diagnosed stage four solid cancer.
Operational definition: Randomly choose of stage four solid cancer patients, categorizing into three different periods of time: the new diagnosis with stage four solid cancer patient verse after chemotherapy and radiotherapy that without improvement with their illness verse the patients in the critical conditions. Randomly single them into two groups. The experimental group will have hospice care team involved and provide hospice combined care. The control group will receive the regular care without hospice team involved but patients’ family or caregivers will receive care from case management and regular nurse to protect their basic right. The participant will not notice they have hospice care team involved during the experiment. Both the experiment group and control group will at under care for six months. In the end, evaluating with the same

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