Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| PAtient-centered mUltidiSciplinary care for vEterans undergoing surgery (PAUSE): a hybrid 1 clinical effectiveness-implementation intervention trial|
||Palo Alto, CA
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||Health Services R&D
|| May 2021 -
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|Total Award Amount
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Background: Frailty is a syndrome of reduced physiologic reserve associated with higher postoperative mortality and adverse outcomes. Our preliminary work shows that institution-wide frailty screening and introducing a “pre-surgical pause” reduces 6-month mortality by threefold. However, a knowledge gap exists in the nature of the intervention and which stakeholders should be involved in the “pre-surgical pause”. Multidisciplinary care models for complex patients are highly effective in oncology...
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