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Hospital at home: home-based end-of-life care.

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Background

A number of countries have invested in health services to provide care at home to people with a terminal illness who wish to die at home. The preferences of the general public and people with a terminal illness seem to support this, as most people indicate that they would prefer to receive end-of-life care at home.

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We systematically reviewed the literature to see if the provision of end-of-life home-based care reduced the likelihood of dying ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Name:
Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Translation
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Name:
National Institute of Health Research
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Name:
Department of Public Health
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews More from this journal
Volume:
2
Issue:
2
Pages:
CD009231
Publication date:
2016-02-01
Acceptance date:
2016-01-25
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ISSN:
1469-493X
Pmid:
26887902
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:605992
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uuid:f357e0f4-686b-47f9-8e5c-3c867f16cb82
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pubs:605992
Source identifiers:
605992
Deposit date:
2016-08-31

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