Place of death in the Czech Republic and Slovakia:a population based comparative study using death certificates data

Loucka, Martin and Payne, Sheila A. and Brearley, Sarah G. (2014) Place of death in the Czech Republic and Slovakia:a population based comparative study using death certificates data. BMC Palliative Care, 13 (1). ISSN 1472-684X

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Abstract

Place of death represents an important indicator for end-of-life care policy making and is related to the quality of life of patients and their families. The aim of the paper is to analyse the place of death in the Czech Republic and Slovakia in 2011. Research questions were focused on factors influencing the place of death and specifically the likelihood of dying at home.

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Journal Article
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BMC Palliative Care
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© 2014 Loucka et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly credited.
Uncontrolled Keywords:
/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700
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68987
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Deposited On:
26 Mar 2014 09:58
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Yes
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Published
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21 Oct 2020 02:53