TITLE

Fast Response is Key to Partnering with the Emergency Department

AUTHOR(S)
Meier, Diane E.; Beresford, Larry
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Palliative Medicine;Jun2007, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p641
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the effective cooperation between palliative care services and the emergency department (ED) of hospitals in providing patients care. It stresses that the expanded relationships with palliative care have the potential to improve the quality of care offered to patients and reduce their length of hospital stay. It also stresses that the palliative care service's ability to respond to ED needs in real time is vital in this cooperative work.
ACCESSION #
25536517

 

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