Actual and preferred place of death of cancer patients. Results from the Italian survey of the dying of cancer (ISDOC).

@article{Beccaro2006ActualAP,
  title={Actual and preferred place of death of cancer patients. Results from the Italian survey of the dying of cancer (ISDOC).},
  author={Monica Beccaro and Massimo Costantini and Paolo Giorgi Rossi and Guido Miccinesi and Maria Grimaldi and Paolo Bruzzi},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2006},
  volume={60 5},
  pages={412-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe actual and preferred place of death of Italian cancer patients and to analyse the preferences met regarding the place of death. DESIGN Mortality follow back survey of 2000 cancer deaths, identified with a two stage probability sample representative of the whole country. Information on patients' experience was gathered from the non-professional caregiver with an interview. A section of the interview covered information on the actual and preferred place of death of the… CONTINUE READING

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