Prevalence of Patients Appropriate for PC Referral
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.
- Marilyn Szekendi, PhD, RN
- 155 North Wacker Drive
- Chicago, IL 60606
- Jocelyn Vaughn, MA