The extent and cost of potentially avoidable admissions in hospital inpatients with palliative care needs: a cross-sectional study — Robinson et al. — BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care

A significant proportion of patients with palliative care needs experience a potentially avoidable admission. Although these admissions are relatively short compared to those whose admissions are unavoidable, any hospital admission impacts on the experiences of patients and families and may contribute to unnecessary hospital expenditure.

via The extent and cost of potentially avoidable admissions in hospital inpatients with palliative care needs: a cross-sectional study — Robinson et al. — BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care.

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