The Japan HOspice and Palliative Care Evaluation Study (J-HOPE Study): Study Design and Characteristics of Participating Institutions

@article{Miyashita2008TheJH,
  title={The Japan HOspice and Palliative Care Evaluation Study (J-HOPE Study): Study Design and Characteristics of Participating Institutions},
  author={Mitsunori Miyashita and Tatsuya Morita and Satoru Tsuneto and Kazuki Sato and Yasuo Shima},
  journal={American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine{\textregistered}},
  year={2008},
  volume={25},
  pages={223 - 232}
}
This article describes the study design and background data of participating institutions in the Japan HOspice and Palliative care Evaluation (J-HOPE) study. [] Key Method The authors conducted a cross-sectional questionnaire survey in 2007. One hundred Japanese inpatient palliative care units and 14 home hospices participated. The questionnaires were sent to 7955 bereaved family members of the Japanese inpatient palliative care units and 447 of the home hospices.

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