Where patients with cancer die in South Australia, 1990-1999: a population-based review.

@article{Hunt2001WherePW,
  title={Where patients with cancer die in South Australia, 1990-1999: a population-based review.},
  author={Roger Wayne Hunt and Belinda S. Fazekas and Colin Glen Luke and David Roder},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2001},
  volume={175 10},
  pages={526-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the place of death of South Australians who die of cancer. DESIGN A population-based, cross-sectional study of data from the South Australian Cancer Registry. PARTICIPANTS 29,230 patients with cancer dying in 1990-1999. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Place of death; patient demography; year of death; survival from diagnosis; and type of cancer. RESULTS 25.0% of patients died in a metropolitan public hospital, 19.9% in a hospice, 16.9% in a country hospital, 15.8% at a… CONTINUE READING

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