The optimal delivery of palliative care: a national comparison of the outcomes of consultation teams vs inpatient units.
Arch Intern Med. 2011 Apr 11;171(7):649-55
Authors: Casarett D, Johnson M, Smith D, Richardson D
Growing attention to end-of-life care has led to intensive efforts to provide better palliative care. However, it is not known whether palliative care is best provided by consultative teams or in dedicated units.
PMID: 21482838 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]