Study Title and Description
Timing of referral to hospice and quality of care: length of stay and bereaved family members' perceptions of the timing of hospice referral.
Key Questions Addressed
|1||Guiding Question 1: In each of the palliative care domains, what palliative care assessment tools exist and have been evaluated in palliative care populations and/or settings?|
|2||Guiding Question 2: What is the state of current research on the reliability, validity, responsiveness, and usability of these assessment tools?|
|3||Guiding Question 3: What data exist regarding the application of these tools specifically in clinical care, as quality indicators, or for evaluation of interventions?|
|4||Guiding Question 4: What are the key gaps in tool development and evaluation and what are the opportunities for future research?|
Primary Publication Information
|Title||Timing of referral to hospice and quality of care: length of stay and bereaved family members' perceptions of the timing of hospice referral.|
|Author||Teno JM., Shu JE., Casarett D., Spence C., Rhodes R., Connor S.|
|Country||The Warren Alpert Medical School of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 20912, USA. Joan_teno@brown.edu|
Pubmed ID: 17583469
Secondary Publication Information
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Results & Comparisons
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