Comparison of places and policies for terminal care

Title

Comparison of places and policies for terminal care

Creator

Hinton J

Publisher

Lancet

Date

1979

Description

Patients receiving different types of adequate care for fatal neoplasms were compared by an assessment of their mood and opinions. 78% had spoken of dying, and, although 56% had some unhappiness and anxiety, many were not distressed. Most aspects of care were approved of with no consistant difference in ratings between acute hospital wards and a Foundation Home. Patients were least depressed and anxious at a hospice and preferred the more frank communication available there. Inpatients were slightly less troubled than outpatients who nevertheless praised this management.
1979

Rights

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Type

Journal Article

Citation List Month

Backlog

Citation

Hinton J, “Comparison of places and policies for terminal care,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed August 13, 2022, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/12521.

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