Aggressiveness of End-of-Life Care for Hospitalized Individuals with Cancer with and without Dementia: A Nationwide Matched-Cohort Study in France.

@article{Morin2016AggressivenessOE,
  title={Aggressiveness of End-of-Life Care for Hospitalized Individuals with Cancer with and without Dementia: A Nationwide Matched-Cohort Study in France.},
  author={Lucas Morin and Yvan Beaussant and R{\'e}gis Aubry and Johan Fastbom and Kristina Johnell},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={64 9},
  pages={
          1851-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To compare the aggressiveness of end-of-life care in hospitalized individuals with cancer with and without dementia in France. DESIGN Nationwide register-based matched-cohort study. SETTING Hospital facilities in France. PARTICIPANTS All individuals with cancer aged 65 and older with a diagnosis of dementia who died between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2013, matched one-to-one with individuals with cancer without dementia (n = 26,782 matched pairs). RESULTS Older… CONTINUE READING
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