Evaluation of hospice care by family members of Hispanic and non-Hispanic patients.

@article{Kirkendall2015EvaluationOH,
  title={Evaluation of hospice care by family members of Hispanic and non-Hispanic patients.},
  author={Abbie M Kirkendall and Jason M. Holland and Jennifer Reid Keene and Nora Luna},
  journal={The American journal of hospice & palliative care},
  year={2015},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={313-21}
}
The Hispanic older adult population is increasing rapidly and past research suggests that this demographic group underutilizes hospice services, highlighting the need to improve our understanding of their needs in end of life. This study relied upon information from the family evaluation of hospice care survey provided by 2980 caregivers, 152 of whom cared for a Hispanic patient and 2828 who cared for a non-Hispanic patient. Caregivers of Hispanic patients were more likely to report that… CONTINUE READING

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