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Geographic Variation of Hospice Use Patterns at the End of Life

Journal of palliative medicine | 15 Jul 2015

SY Wang, MD Aldridge, CP Gross, M Canavan, E Cherlin, R Johnson-Hurzeler and E Bradley
Abstract
Little is known about state-level variation in patterns of hospice use, an important indicator of quality of care at the end of life. Findings may identify states where targeted efforts for improving end-of-life care may be warranted.
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Palliative medicine, Death, Palliative care
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