Prevalence of Patients Appropriate for PC Referral

Topic: Advocacy


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Results of a point prevalence study conducted at 33 US academic medical centers will be presented and will include a description of the size and characteristics of the population of inpatients appropriate for palliative care referral, along with the percentage of these patients who were referred to and/or received palliative care services.  The results of a qualitative study exploring barriers and facilitators to palliative care referral will also be presented.



  • Jocelyn Vaughn, MA

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