Why do home hospice patients return to the hospital? A study of hospice provider perspectives Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Attitude to Death
  • Caregivers
  • Health Personnel
  • Hospice Care
  • Hospitalization
  • Patients
  • Terminal Care

abstract

  • Reasons for hospitalization in home hospice patients are multifactorial and complex. Our study highlights barriers and challenges that patients, families, physicians, and hospices face around home hospice care and hospitalization. More research is needed to elucidate these issues and develop viable strategies to address them.

publication date

  • January 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4692121

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/jpm.2015.0178

PubMed ID

  • 26702519

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 51

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 19

number

  • 1