End-of-life Care Among Gynecological Oncology Patients in a Single Institute in Israel

Isr Med Assoc J. 2021 Sep;23(9):556-562.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Early referral to palliative care services in patients with advanced cancer is widely accepted. In addition, the use of futile intervention at the end of life is a pivotal aspect of assessing quality of care at that time.OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the use of palliative care and aggressive treatments during the last month of life in women with gynecological malignancies.METHODS: The study was designed in two steps. The first step included a retrospective analysis of a gynecologic oncology cohort that underwent end-of-life (EOL) care. In the second part, a questionnaire regarding EOL care was completed…
Origen: End-of-life Care Among Gynecological Oncology Patients in a Single Institute in Israel – PubMed

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