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Problems Associated With Care At The End Of Life In Acute Hospitals

Melissa J Bloomer, Cheryle Moss, Wendy Cross

Many more people die in acute hospitals than ever before. An integrative literature review was undertaken to explore end-of-life care (EoLC) delivered in non-palliative care settings. It showed that providing EoLC in acute hospitals is difficult, given the emphasis on life extension and cure. EoLC pathways can assist with the... Read full article

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