A comparison of patients dying at home and patients dying at a hospice: sociodemographic factors and caregivers' experiences.

@article{Carlsson2003ACO,
  title={A comparison of patients dying at home and patients dying at a hospice: sociodemographic factors and caregivers' experiences.},
  author={Maria Carlsson and Britta Rollison},
  journal={Palliative & supportive care},
  year={2003},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={33-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate whether there were any differences between patients who died at home and patients who died at a hospice, that is, sociodemographic variables, the family caregivers' experiences of burden, and their opinion of reasons for hospice care. METHODS The study comprises a consecutive sample of family caregivers to adult patients: (I) who were cared for by the advanced palliative home care team (APHCT) and died at home, (II) who were cared for by the… CONTINUE READING

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