69 Ambulance practitioners and end-of-life hospital admissions: an interview study

@inproceedings{Hoare201869AP,
  title={69 Ambulance practitioners and end-of-life hospital admissions: an interview study},
  author={Sarah Hoare and Michael P. Kelly and Larissa Prothero and Stephen I. G. Barclay},
  year={2018}
}
Background Hospital admissions for end-of-life patients, particularly those who die shortly after being admitted, are recognised to be an international policy problem. How patients come to be transferred to hospital for care, and the central role of decisions made by ambulance practitioners in facilitating transfer, are under-explored. Aim To understand the role of ambulance practitioners in the admission to hospital of patients close to the end of life. Design Case study interviews, analysed… CONTINUE READING

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