Louise Normandin's research while affiliated with Laval University and other places

Publications (10)

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Background Both the latest edition of the DSM-5 as well as the new ICD-11 have established a new focus in the diagnosis of personality disorders: the assessment of personality functioning. This recent shift in focus converges with long-standing psychodynamic conceptualizations of personality pathology, particularly Kernberg’s object relations model...
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Context During the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions were imposed on visits in hospitals in the province of Quebec, Canada in an effort to reduce the risk of viral exposure by minimizing face-to-face contact in order to protect patients, visitors and staff. These measures led to social isolation for patients. In order to reduce this isolation, CHUM (...
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The COVID-19 pandemic created an urgent need to act to reduce the spread of the virus and alleviate congestion in healthcare services, protect health professionals, and help them maintain satisfactory quality and safety of care. Remote monitoring platforms (RPM) emerged as potential solutions. In this study, we evaluate, from health professionals’...
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Background Patient engagement in care is a priority and a key component of clinical practice. Different approaches to care have been introduced to foster patient engagement. There is a lack of a recent review on tools for assessing the main concepts and dimensions related to patient engagement in care. Objective Our scoping review sought to map an...
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Context: Partnership between patients and health-care professionals (HCPs) is a concept that needs a valid, practical measure to facilitate its use by patients and HCPs. Objective: To co-construct a tool for measuring the degree of partnership between patients and HCPs. Design: The CADICEE tool was developed in four steps: (1) generate key dimensio...
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Background: Patient engagement in care is a priority and a key component of clinical practice. Different approaches to care have been introduced to foster patient engagement. There is a lack of a recent review on tools for assessing the main concepts and dimensions related to patient engagement in care. Objective: Our scoping review sought to map...
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Background Quebec is one of the Canadian provinces with the highest rates of cancer incidence and prevalence. A study by the Rossy Cancer Network (RCN) of McGill university assessed six aspects of the patient experience among cancer patients and found that emotional support is the aspect most lacking. To improve this support, trained patient adviso...
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54 Background: Since 2017, in Quebec (Canada), a research project is focusing on the feasibility, the processes, and the contribution of integrating patients who have already had cancer experiences (named patient advisors (PA)) in the oncology clinical team. In fact, the trained PA meet patients in health care settings in addition to the other heal...
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57 Background: Since 2018, three establishments in Quebec have introduced patient advisors (PA) in their healthcare team in order to improve cancer patients’ experience. These PA, who have had a cancer experience, meet patients undergoing radiotherapy treatments or in oncogenetics for breast cancer on the healthcare site. They conduct consultations...

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... Patient participation in healthcare organizations is now recognized as a standard of quality and safety in health policies and institutions (17)(18)(19). Involving patients has also become a priority in quality improvement (QI) in healthcare, including in mental health and cancer care (20)(21)(22)(23). "Patientsas-partners" are generally defined as former patients that have experienced medical treatment and faced the impact of illness on their quality of life. ...
... A review of the literature did not identify any questionnaires that met the specific objectives of our study, so we drew inspiration from two questionnaires: one dealing with psychological distress [13] and the other with the partnership relationship with stakeholders [14]. The goal was to construct two questionnaires that would take into consideration the health crisis context. ...
... "Patientsas-partners" are generally defined as former patients that have experienced medical treatment and faced the impact of illness on their quality of life. These patients' contributions help healthcare organizations to focus on patients' real needs while ensuring that the patients themselves see the experience as positive (22,(24)(25)(26). Inspired by this partnership approach, our academic hospital center had patients participate in a QI project of implementing systematic screening for distress practice in outpatient settings (27). ...