Avoidable and Unavoidable Visits to the Emergency Department Among Patients With Advanced Cancer Receiving Outpatient Palliative Care

Nearly one-fourth of ED visits by patients with advanced cancer receiving palliative care were potentially avoidable. Proactive efforts to improve communication and support between scheduled appointments are needed.

via Avoidable and Unavoidable Visits to the Emergency Department Among Patients With Advanced Cancer Receiving Outpatient Palliative Care.

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