The power of advance care planning in promoting hospice and out-of-hospital death in a dialysis unit

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Abstract

  • Background: Despite mortality rates that exceed those of most cancers, hospice remains underutilized in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on dialysis and nearly half of all dialysis patients die in the hospital.
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  • Schmidt RJ; Weaner BB; Long D
  • Start Page

  • 62
  • End Page

  • 66
  • Volume

  • 18
  • Issue

  • 1