Bereaved family member perceptions of patient-focused family-centred care during the last 30 days of life using a mortality follow-back survey: does location matter?

@inproceedings{Burge2014BereavedFM,
  title={Bereaved family member perceptions of patient-focused family-centred care during the last 30 days of life using a mortality follow-back survey: does location matter?},
  author={Frederick I Burge and Beverley J Lawson and G M Johnston and Yukiko Asada and Paul F McIntyre and Eva Grunfeld and Gordon J Flowerdew},
  booktitle={BMC palliative care},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Improving end-of-life care is an important international issue. Recently Nova Scotia researchers conducted a mortality follow-back survey to provide a population-based description of care provided to adults during their last 30 days of life as perceived by knowledgeable bereaved family members. Here we describe the relationship between the location where the decedent received the majority of care during their last 30 days and the informant's perception of the extent of unmet need, as… CONTINUE READING

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