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Improvements in end-of-life care with a protocol-based pathway for cancer patients dying in a Singapore hospital.

Authors
  • Neo, Patricia S H
  • Poon, Mai Chan
  • Peh, Tan Ying
  • Ong, Simon Y K
  • Koo, Wen Hsin
  • Santoso, Ulina
  • Goh, Cynthia R
  • Yee, Alethea C P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2012
Volume
41
Issue
11
Pages
483–493
Identifiers
PMID: 23235726
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study shows promising results for improving end-of-life care in cancer patients with a protocol-based pathway in a Singapore hospital. Extension of this care pathway to other settings should be explored to maximise its benefits to patients dying from all causes in hospital.

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