Jérôme Leclerc-Loiselle

Jérôme Leclerc-Loiselle
Université de Montréal | UdeM · Faculty of Nursing

RN. M.Sc. Ph.D. (cand.)

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Background Levels of medical intervention (LMI) are legal documents in which physicians record patient preferences, or those of their designated substitute decision-makers, concerning end-of-life care. Studies suggest that, although LMI are intended to orient clinical practice, their function tends to be limited to logistical aspects of care. How L...
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Introduction Palliative and end-of-life (EOL) care will increasingly be required in years to come as a result of an ageing population. An important component of this type of care is the inclusion of informal caregivers, who are family members or friends offering unpaid assistance to older adults with a terminal illness. Although systematic reviews...
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Background Various mind-body practices are used by people living with HIV to promote their general well-being. Among these is autogenic training (AT), a self-guided relaxation technique requiring regular practice for observable benefits. However, little has been written about the process of learning this technique, which is obviously a prerequisite...
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Objectives Suffering is intimately linked to the experience of illness, and its relief is a mandate of medicine. Advances in knowledge around terminal illness have enabled better management of the somatic dimension. Nevertheless, there is what can be called “non-somatic” suffering which in some cases may take precedence. Inspired by Paul Ricoeur's...
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L’entrée en vigueur au Québec de la loi encadrant l’aide médicale à mourir semble avoir ranimé les discussions sur le concept d’objection de conscience (OC) chez les professionnels de la santé. Afin de mieux comprendre ce concept, une revue intégrative de 39 écrits, tant nationaux qu’internationaux, a été réalisée. Pour être retenus, les écrits dev...
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Most doctoral curriculums in Canada and in the United States include a mandatory comprehensive examination (CE) meant to evaluate, after a year, the students' ability to conduct research. Although the format differs between faculties, the CE has nevertheless been described by students as anxiety provoking because in most cases, a failure terminates...
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Background Progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) and autogenic training (AT) are effective relaxation techniques to reduce depressive symptoms. However, no studies on their effectiveness have been conducted among people living with HIV and depressive symptoms. The primary aim of this pilot study was to assess the feasibility and acceptability of PMR...
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Background: Autogenic training is a relaxation technique that uses systematic exercises to induce a general disconnection of the organism. It is used in conjunction with conventional medical care as part of disease management to relieve symptoms associated with chronic health problems and to improve well-being. The purpose of this systematic revie...
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Background: Even with the desire of home-based health professionals to provide supportive care, the palliative needs of people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) remain unmet. Aim: To describe the perceptions of home-based health professionals concerning the introduction of a palliative care approach in the care trajectory of people living with a...
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Le diagnostic de sclérose en plaques (SEP) a d’importantes répercussions pour les personnes affectées en raison de son caractère incurable et dégénératif. Vu les pertes fonctionnelles, la SEP nécessite fréquemment une implication des professionnels des centres locaux de services communautaires. Depuis quelques années, l’approche palliative s’est dé...

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