LCPC has several ongoing research projects. For more information about any of these, write to the Director of Research at LCPC - eric.finkelstein@duke-nus.edu.sg

Core Area 1: Patient/caregiver preferences for end-of-life care

  • Knowledge and Preference for Treatment of End Stage Renal Disease Among Elderly Patients and their Caregivers
  • Survey on preferences for care at the end of life among cancer patients in Singapore
  • Impact of Advance Care Planning on Care of Patients with Heart Failure: A randomized controlled trial
  • Development and validation of a quality of life scale in English and Chinese for family caregivers of patients with advanced cancers in Singapore

Core Area 2: End-of-life financing and delivery models

  • Pilot Study of the Supportive and Palliative Care Review Kit model of care for advanced care patients who have an unplanned admission to Singapore General Hospital

Core Area 3: Communication at the end of life

  • Communication Quality between Physicians and Cancer Patients in Singapore

Core Area 4: Pain and symptom management

  • Physical and Chemical Compatibility Study for Subcutaneous Medication Combinations used in Palliative Care

Crosscutting Initiatives

  • Costs and Medical Care of Patients with Advanced Serious Illness in Singapore (COMPASS) Study
  • Asian Patient Perspectives Regarding Oncology Awareness, Care & Health (APPROACH) Study

This list is accurate as of December 2016

Contact: lcpc@duke-nus.edu.sg

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