Characteristics of emergency department patients who receive a palliative care consultation.

@article{Grudzen2012CharacteristicsOE,
  title={Characteristics of emergency department patients who receive a palliative care consultation.},
  author={Corita R. Grudzen and Ula Hwang and Jason A. Cohen and Michael Fischman and Rolfe Sean Morrison},
  journal={Journal of palliative medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={
          396-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND A large gap exists between the practice of emergency medicine and palliative care. Although hospice and palliative medicine has recently been recognized as a subspecialty of emergency medicine, few palliative care teams routinely interact with emergency providers, and primary palliative care skills among emergency providers are lacking. OBJECTIVE To identify the proportion and characteristics of patients who receive a palliative care consultation and arrive via the emergency… CONTINUE READING
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