End of Life Outside of "Business Hours": A Retrospective Review Evaluating Time of Death and Provider Time at End of Life.

Title

End of Life Outside of "Business Hours": A Retrospective Review Evaluating Time of Death and Provider Time at End of Life.

Creator

Hardy-Gomez M; Grossoehme DH; Strasshofer D; Brown M; Friebert S

Publisher

Journal Of Palliative Medicine

Date

2021
2021-07-01

Description

Pediatric palliative care (PPC) benefits patients and families, while potentially creating emotional and resource-management burdens for providers. This study's purpose was to characterize the occurrence of deaths attended by PPC providers outside of "business hours."

Subject

N = 786 PPC patients at a single center died between 2008 and 2015. Descriptive statistics were prepared for all variables (Wilcoxon rank-sum test for continuous; chi-square or Fisher's exact test for categorical).

Format

Journal Article

Issue

9

Volume

24

NEOMED College

NEOMED College of Medicine

NEOMED Department

Department of Family & Community Medicine & Department of Pediatrics

Update Year & Number

Jan to Aug list 2021

Citation

Hardy-Gomez M; Grossoehme DH; Strasshofer D; Brown M; Friebert S, “End of Life Outside of "Business Hours": A Retrospective Review Evaluating Time of Death and Provider Time at End of Life.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed March 1, 2024, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/11838.