Study Protocol of Coaching End-of-Life Palliative Care for Advanced Heart Failure Patients and Their Family Caregivers in Rural Appalachia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Describes a clinical trial to study an end-of-life palliative care program for heart failure patients in rural West Virginia. Discusses the prevalence of heart failure in rural Appalachia and the need for palliative care training for family caregivers.
Ubolrat Piamjariyakul, Trisha Petitte, Angel Smothers, et al.
BMC Palliative Care, 18, 119
Access · Appalachia · Cardiovascular disease · Hospice and palliative care · Informal caregivers · Research methods and resources · West Virginia