Timely palliative consults affect end-of-life care, costs

03/11/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Women with gynecologic cancers who had earlier palliative consultations had less aggressive care and lower health care costs in the final 30 days of life, researchers from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City reported at a Society of Gynecologic Oncology conference. Among the factors evaluated were hospital and ICU admissions, death in an acute care setting and admission to hospice less than three days prior to death.

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