Increased Satisfaction with Care and Lower Costs: Results of a Randomized Trial of In-Home Palliative Care

INTERVENTION: Usual versus in‐home palliative care plus usual care delivered by an interdisciplinary team providing pain and symptom relief, patient and family education and training, and an array of medical and social support services

Richard Brumley

2007

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  • INTERVENTION: Usual versus in‐home palliative care plus usual care delivered by an interdisciplinary team providing pain and symptom relief, patient and family education and training, and an array of medical and social support services
  • Patients randomized to in‐home palliative care reported greater improvement in satisfaction with care at 30 and 90 days after enrollment or be admitted to the hospital than those receiving usual care
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