Palliative sedation in nursing homes: a good death?

Abstract

Nursing homes are an important setting for end-of-life care. The proportion of nursing home deaths is expected to increase in the upcoming years.1 International differences exist in the role of nursing homes in end-of-life care. Indeed, the proportion of residents dying in the nursing home ranges from 45% in Japan, to 68% in the US and 90% in Belgium.1e3… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jamda.2014.06.001

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