Survival, mortality, and location of death for patients seen by a hospital-based palliative care team.

  • Fromme E
  • Bascom P
  • Smith M
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Little is known about patient outcomes after discharge planning by inpatient palliative care teams. A major difficulty is that successful discharge planning often effectively limits or ends the team's relationship with the patient and family. The goal of this study was to gather a clearer picture of what happened to our palliative care consult patients after discharge.

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  • Aged
  • Female
  • Hospital Mortality
  • Humans
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Mortality
  • Oregon
  • Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
  • Outcome Assessment (Health Care): statistics & num
  • Palliative Care
  • Palliative Care: statistics & numerical data
  • Patient Discharge
  • Survival Analysis
  • Time Factors

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  • Erik K Fromme

  • Paul B Bascom

  • M D Smith

  • Susan W Tolle

  • Lissi Hanson

  • David H Hickam

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