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Table 5 Items indicated for further education needs (Questionnaire Part C)

From: Attitudes and educational needs of emergency doctors providing palliative and end-of-life care in Hong Kong: a cross-sectional analysis based on a self-report study

Items Overall (n = 145) EOL group (n = 60) Non-EOL group (n = 85) P value (Chi square test)
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Pain assessment and management 100 (69.0) 40 (66.7) 60 (70.6) 0.615
Management of terminal delirium 82 (56.6) 39 (65) 43 (50.6) 0.085
Management of dyspnea 95 (65.5) 40 (66.7) 55 (64.7) 0.807
Management of death rattle 63 (43.4) 32 (53.3) 31 (36.5) 0.044*
Management of feeding in EOL care 62 (42.8) 34 (56.7) 28 (32.9) 0.004*
Management of psych-social aspect of EOL 62 (42.8) 35 (58.3) 27 (31.8) 0.001*
Management of spirituality and cultural aspects in EOL 45 (31.0) 29 (48.3) 16 (18.8) < 0.001*
Bereavement management 78 (53.8) 34 (56.7) 44 (51.8) 0.560
Last office and ritual arrangement 47 (32.4) 24 (40) 23 (27.1) 0.101
Communication skills 92 (63.4) 42 (70) 50 (58.8) 0.169
EOL care ethics 97 (66.9) 39 (65) 58 (68.2) 0.683
  1. Remarks
  2. EOL end-of-life
  3. Asterisk*: p < 0.05