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Home-based palliative care: A systematic literature review of the self-reported unmet needs of patients and carers



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2012
  • Year Published
    2013
  • Quality Rating
    6/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    UK (7); Australia (2); Netherlands (2); USA (2); Canada (1); Denmark (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    UK (7); Australia (2); Netherlands (2); USA (2); Canada (1); Denmark (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review addressing other questions
  • Type of question
    Description
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom care is provided
    Skill mix - Volunteers or informal/family caregivers
    Staff - Support
    Where care is provided
    Site of service delivery
    Physical structure, facilities & equipment
    Continuity of care
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    (Personal) Support
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Sectors
    Home care
    Providers
    Informal/family caregivers
Publication details
  • Citation
    Ventura AD, Burney S, Brooker J, Fletcher J, Ricciardelli L. Home-based palliative care: A systematic literature review of the self-reported unmet needs of patients and carers. Palliative Medicine. 2013;28(5):391-402.
  • DOI
    10.1177/0269216313511141

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