Transitions in care during the end of life: changes experienced following enrolment in a comprehensive palliative care program

@article{Burge2005TransitionsIC,
  title={Transitions in care during the end of life: changes experienced following enrolment in a comprehensive palliative care program},
  author={Frederick I Burge and Beverley J Lawson and Patrick Critchley and David T. Maxwell},
  journal={BMC Palliative Care},
  year={2005},
  volume={4},
  pages={3 - 3}
}
BACKGROUND: Transitions in the location of care and in who provides such care can be extremely stressful for individuals facing death and for those close to them. The objective of this study was to describe the distribution of transitions in care experienced by palliative care patients following admission to a comprehensive palliative care program (PCP). A better understanding of these transitions may aid in reducing unnecessary change, help predict care needs, enhance transitions that improve… CONTINUE READING

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