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The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of hospital-based specialist palliative care for adults with advanced illness and their caregivers



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2019
  • Year Published
    2020
  • Quality Rating
    11/11 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (17); UK (England) (6); Canada (3); Australia (2); Denmark (2); Italy (2); Turkey (2); Belgium (1); Kenya (1); Korea - South (1); Sweden (1); Switzerland (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (17); UK (England) (6); Canada (3); Australia (2); Denmark (2); Italy (2); Turkey (2); Belgium (1); Kenya (1); Korea - South (1); Sweden (1); Switzerland (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Many
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Not yet available
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Case management
    By whom care is provided
    Skill mix - Multidisciplinary teams
    Skill mix - Volunteers or caregivers
    Where care is provided
    Site of service delivery
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Sectors
    Home care
    Hospital care
    Providers
    Physician
    Specialist
    Nurse
    Allied health professional
    Caregivers
Publication details
  • Citation
    Bajwah S, Oluyase AO, Yi D, Gao W, Evans CJ, Grande G, et al. The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of hospital-based specialist palliative care for adults with advanced illness and their caregivers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2020;(9):Art. No.: CD012780. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012780.
  • DOI
    10.1002/14651858.CD012780

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