3 in 4 patients with care plans die at preferred site in U.K. study

03/28/2013 | MedWire News (U.K.)

Advanced care planning in the final year of life led to 75% of patient dying in their preferred setting, according to a U.K. study in BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. Researchers followed 969 patients. Those who created advanced care plans spent fewer days in the hospital, and 11% of them died in a hospital.

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