Now showing items 1-3 of 3
Characteristics and dying trajectories of adult hospital patients from acute care wards who die following review by the rapid response team.
A third of patients reviewed by rapid response teams (RRT) require end-of-life care. However, little is known about the characteristics and management of these patients following RRT review. This paper presents results of ...
Managing risk during care transitions when approaching end of life: A qualitative study of patients' and health care professionals' decision making.
BACKGROUND: Increasing importance is being placed on the coordination of services at the end of life. AIM: To describe decision-making processes that influence transitions in care when approaching the end of life. DESIGN: ...
A national survey exploring views and experience of health professionals about transferring patients from critical care home to die.
BACKGROUND: Transferring critically ill patients home to die is poorly explored in the literature to date. This practice is rare, and there is a need to understand health care professionals' (HCP) experience and views. ...