Source: International Journal of Palliative Nursing 2010, 16 (9) p.424-30
Date of publication: September 2010
Publication type: Article
In a nutshell: Research comparing the preferred and actual place of death of hospice patients. The article focussed on results of a retrospective analysis of patients’ records over a 6-month period and on possible reasons why some patients’ preferences were not recorded. The suitability of preferred place of death as an outcome measure in quality evaluations of palliative care services is considered and recommendations made.
Length of publication: 7 pages
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