Abarshi, Ebun and Echteld, Michael A and Van den Block, Lieve and Donker, Gé and Deliens, Luc and Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Bregje (2010) The oldest old and GP end-of-life care in the Dutch community:a nationwide study. Age and Ageing, 39 (6). pp. 716-722. ISSN 1468-2834Full text not available from this repository.
Provision of adequate care for the oldest old is increasingly crucial, given the current ageing trends. This study explores differences in end-of-life care of the oldest (≥85 years) versus the younger (65-84 years) old; testing the hypothesis that age could be an independent correlate of receiving specialised palliative care services (SPCS), having palliative-centred treatment and dying in a preferred place.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Age and Ageing|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||ageing ; oldest old ; end-of-life care ; the Dutch community ; elderly|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > R Medicine (General)|
|Departments:||Faculty of Health and Medicine > Health Research|
|Deposited On:||30 Jul 2012 10:20|
|Last Modified:||03 Nov 2015 16:13|
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