Palliative care for patients who died in emergency departments: analysis of a multicentre cross-sectional survey.

@article{Tricht2012PalliativeCF,
  title={Palliative care for patients who died in emergency departments: analysis of a multicentre cross-sectional survey.},
  author={Myriam Van Tricht and David Riochet and Eric Batard and Arnaud Martinage and Emmanuel Montassier and Gilles Potel and Philippe Le Conte},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 10},
  pages={
          795-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVES A growing number of patients die each year in hospital emergency departments (EDs). Decisions to withhold or to withdraw life-support therapies occur in 80% of patients as described in a multicentre cross-sectional survey including 2420 patients. Palliative care has not been explored in patients dying in this setting. The aim of this study was to assess the incidence of palliative care and to describe this population. METHODS The authors conducted a post-hoc analysis on a cohort of… CONTINUE READING

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