Skip navigation
Skip navigation

End-of-life care of oncology inpatients: Are we getting it right?

Youssoufian, Monique; Nguyen, Bella Hai; Burke, Brandon; Harryanto, Hilman; Mitchell, Imogen; Davis, Alison

Description

Aim: To examine the current patterns of end-of-life care of medical oncology patients dying in an Australian tertiary acute hospital setting in order to determine potential areas for improvement. Methods: A retrospective observational study was undertaken of 295 consecutive adult medical oncology inpatients dying between 2010 and 2015. Charts were reviewed for evidence of (1) resuscitation plans, (2) acute interventions in the 48-h period prior to death, (3) palliative care involvement and (4)...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/196411
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology
DOI: 10.1111/ajco.13001

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Youssoufian_End-of-life_care_of_oncology_2018.pdf445.82 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator