The oldest old and GP end-of-life care in the Dutch community:a nationwide study

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 1468-2834

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Abstract

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.

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Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title:
Age and Ageing
Uncontrolled Keywords:
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ID Code:
56333
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Deposited On:
30 Jul 2012 09:20
Refereed?:
Yes
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Published
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01 Dec 2020 12:04