Good end-of-life care according to patients and their GPs.
Publication Type:Journal Article
Source:The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, Volume 56, Issue 522, p.20-6 (2006)
Keywords:Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Attitude of Health Personnel, Continuity of Patient Care, Family Practice, Female, Humans, Interprofessional Relations, Male, Middle Aged, Netherlands, Patient Satisfaction, Physician-Patient Relations, Terminal Care
Most patients prefer to die at home, where a GP provides end-of-life care. A few previous studies have been directed at the GPs' values on good end-of-life care, yet no study combined values of patients and their own GP.