Economic analysis of potentially avoidable hospital admissions in patients with palliative care needs

Source: Progress in Palliative Care 2012 20(3), p147-153

Follow this link for the article abstract

Date of publication:July 2012

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell: This study conducted a recent  survey of two English hospital identified patients with palliative care needs and the proportion of these patients whose admission was potentially avoidable. Using these data, the economic impact of avoiding such hospital admissions is estimated.

Length of publication: 7 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.



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