[709] Palliative Medicine

Prognosis and Palliative Care Needs of Homebound Seniors: (Lisa Hentsch Thesis). The objective of this work is to measure the validity of tools for screening palliative situations in this particular population and to measure their association with the prognosis of patients.

6th SenSe: (in collaboration with informatics  center) The goal is to perform a validation of a biological signal capture device through a clinical observation of patients, to measure the level of pain in patients with advanced dementia

REVIE⊕: (in collaboration with HES, IUFRS and HUG Oncology Department). The purpose of the study is to test an intervention around life stories called Revie ⊕. This gives the patient the opportunity to go through his life story, to identify the significant elements and to highlight the positive changes that may have emerged during the confrontation with the disease.

DA HORS HOSPITALIER: in collaboration with HES Ge and FR, the EESP and imad; supported by ASSM. The purpose of this study is to measure the effectiveness of an intervention on home-based nurses for drafting advance directives

Index study:    Intranasal Dexmedetomidine for procedural sedation in old adults: a double-blind randomized controlled clinical trial. The purpose of this study is to compare two different intranasal doses of dexmedetomidine to placebo for sedation in adults aged 65 and more undergoing wounds care.

Objectives of care and orders not to attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Design and pilot evaluation of a postgraduate training in advance care planning, supported by fonds de regroupement de la formation continue, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva. The objective is to develop an advance care planning training for doctors in training (interns, chefs-de-clinique)