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Patients with pancreatic cancer and relatives talk about preferred place of death and what influenced their preferences: a qualitative study.

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OBJECTIVE: To explore reasons why people with pancreatic cancer, who are reaching the end of their lives, say they wish to die at home or elsewhere, and why preferences may change. DESIGN: Qualitative study using semistructured interviews followed by thematic analysis. SETTING: Respondents recruited from different parts of the UK during 2009/2010. PARTICIPANTS: 16 people with experience of pancreatic cancer (8 patients and 8 bereaved relatives) who discussed place of death in detail during an...

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Chapple, A More by this author
McPherson, A More by this author
Journal:
BMJ supportive and palliative care
Volume:
1
Issue:
3
Pages:
291-295
Publication date:
2011-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
2045-4368
ISSN:
2045-435X
URN:
uuid:0b95b539-791f-495e-b03f-00b1768dfd0a
Source identifiers:
244714
Local pid:
pubs:244714
Language:
English

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