Diane Guay

Diane Guay
Université de Sherbrooke | UdeS · School of Nursing

PhD (candidate)

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Palliative and end-of-life care Qualitative and collaborative research

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Background: In Quebec, medical aid in dying (MAiD) is legal under certain conditions. Access is currently restricted to patients who are able to consent at the time of the act, which excludes most people with dementia at an advanced stage. However, recent legislative and political developments have opened the door to an extension of the legislation...
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Background Despite considerable collective improvement efforts and clinical initiatives to integrate palliative and end-of-life care the intensive care unit (ICU), few patients are currently receiving palliative care in this particular setting as promoted by the World health organisation (WHO). Aim Our first study showed that three conditions promo...
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Introduction: Although the ultimate goal of the intensive care unit (ICU) is to save and prolong human life, the integration of palliative care approach in this fast-paced highly technologic environment is increasingly recognized as a means of restoring the global nature of care and enhances the integrity of the person. In this perspective, a recen...
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Unlabelled: The aging population, the complexity and irreversibility of certain conditions lead to the deaths of 20% of patients admitted to intensive care units (ICU). However, in Quebec, as elsewhere in America, few of them currently receive palliative care. Method: inspired by a conceptual model considering nursing as a moral practice, this p...
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Conditions to facilitate palliative « good care » in intensive care unit by nurse’s perspective The aging population, the complexity and irreversibility of certain conditions lead to the deaths of 20 % of patients admitted to intensive care units (ICU). However, in Quebec, as elsewhere in America, few of them currently receive palliative care. Meth...
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Caring for dying patients is part of daily practice for the nurses working in intensive care unit (ICU). Few studies have documented what nurses consider to be "good palliative care" in this context. This phenomenological study was conducted in four phases and was designed to understand how the provision of "good palliative care" is expressed accor...
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Good palliative care in intensive care unit : for nurses, a way to prospect Caring for dying patients is part of daily practice for the nurses working in intensive care unit (ICU). Few studies have documented what nurses consider to be « good palliative care » in this context. This phenomenological study was conducted in four phases and was designe...

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