Home visits by family physicians during the end-of-life: Does patient income or residence play a role?

@article{Burge2005HomeVB,
  title={Home visits by family physicians during the end-of-life: Does patient income or residence play a role?},
  author={Frederick I Burge and Beverley J Lawson and G M Johnston},
  journal={BMC Palliative Care},
  year={2005},
  volume={4},
  pages={1 - 1}
}
BACKGROUND: With a growing trend for those with advanced cancer to die at home, there is a corresponding increase in need for primary medical care in that setting. Yet those with lower incomes and in rural regions are often challenged to have their health care needs met. This study examined the association between patient income and residence and the receipt of Family Physician (FP) home visits during the end-of-life among patients with cancer. METHODS: Data Sources/Study Setting. Secondary… CONTINUE READING
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