Daisy Ermers

Daisy Ermers
Radboud University Medical Centre (Radboudumc) · Department of Anesthesiology, Pain and Palliative Medicine

Doctor of Medicine

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4 Research Items
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Additional affiliations
February 2018 - present
Radboud University Medical Centre (Radboudumc)
Position
  • PhD Student
Education
September 2013 - August 2018
Radboud University
Field of study
  • Medicine

Publications

Publications (4)
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Background Patients with incurable cancer face complex medical decisions. Their family caregivers play a prominent role in shared decision making processes, but we lack insights into their experiences. In this study, we explored how bereaved family caregivers experienced the shared decision making process. Methods We performed a qualitative interv...
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Background In many cases, life-sustaining treatment preferences are not timely discussed with older patients. Advance care planning (ACP) offers medical professionals an opportunity to discuss patients’ preferences. We assessed how often these preferences were known when older patients were referred to the emergency department (ED) for an acute ger...
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Background The Surprise Question (“ Would I be surprised if this patient were to die within the next 12 months?”) is widely used to identify palliative patients, though with low predictive value. To improve timely identification of palliative care needs, we propose an additional Surprise Question (“ Would I be surprised if this patient is still ali...
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Background: Advance care planning (ACP) is a crucial element of palliative care. It improves the quality of end-of-life care and reduces aggressive and needless life-prolonging medical interventions. However, little is known about its application in daily practice. This study aims to examine the application of ACP for patients with cancer in gener...

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