In-home palliative care increased patient satisfaction and reduced use and costs of medical services

January 2008
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p16
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which examines the effect of an in-home palliative care (IHPC) program to patients. Here, the researchers use a randomized controlled trial. According to the study, an IHPC program plus usual care increased patient satisfaction and reduced use and costs of medical services compared with usual care alone.


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