Catia Franceschini

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BACKGROUND The quality of care provided to patients with cancer who are dying in hospital and their families is suboptimum. The UK Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) for patients who are dying was developed with the aim of transferring the best practice of hospices to hospitals. We therefore assessed the effectiveness of LCP in the Italian context (LCP-I) in(More)
BACKGROUND The Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) is extensively used in hospices, but the literature on the process of implementation is scarce. AIM Developing, piloting, and preliminarily assessing the LCP program within the inpatient hospice setting. METHODS This is a phase 0-1 study, according to the Medical Research Council (MRC) Framework, divided into(More)
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