Patient Centered Care for Individuals with Advanced Liver Disease
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Health Services R&D
May 2018 -
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Background: Ensuring that Veterans with serious illness receive patient-centered care is a fundamental goal of VA. Advanced liver disease (AdvLD) is a serious illness that disproportionately affects Veterans and is characterized by declining health, increasing symptoms and frequent hospitalizations. Recent patient-centered models of care in other conditions, like cancer, have promoted early integration of supportive and palliative with curative care. These models can improve quality and even len...