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Policymaker (health systems) article

Transitions to palliative care for older people in acute hospitals: A mixed-methods study



Findings
  • #ResourceNotFound: OAPLabels, EvidenceSummary#
  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Full-text report
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2013
  • Year Published
    2013
  • Quality Rating
    9/10 (AMSTAR rating from Program in Policy Decision-making)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    UK (England) (5); UK (Scotland) (3); Europe (2); UK (2)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    UK (England) (5); UK (Scotland) (3); Europe (2); UK (2)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
    At least one included study was conducted in a low- or middle-income country
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Many
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Health system
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Package of care/care pathways/disease management
    By whom care is provided
    Staff - Continuity of care
    Where care is provided
    Continuity of care
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Communication and decision-making facilitation
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Non-communicable diseases
    Cancer
    Sectors
    Primary care
    Home care
    Hospital care
    Providers
    Physician
    Nurse
Publication details
  • Citation
    Gott M, Ingleton C, Gardiner C, Richards N, Cobb M, Ryan T, et al. Transitions to palliative care for older people in acute hospitals: A mixed-methods study. Health Services and Delivery Research. 2013;1(11).
  • DOI
    10.3310/hsdr01110

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