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68 Inappropriate Admissions of Palliative Care Patients to Hospital: A Prospective Audit
  1. S Khan,
  2. K Tarver,
  3. S Fisher and
  4. C Butler
  1. Pilgrims Hospice Canterbury, Canterbury, Kent

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Background and aims

Obtain information related to reasons for admission of palliative care patients into the acute sector, in order to inform the setting up of systems to ensure patients achieve appropriate care in their preferred setting as far as is possible.

Method

A prospective audit of known palliative care patients admitted to the local acute hospital over a 3-month period using a …

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