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[Place of death of elderly persons in Catalonia].

Authors
  • Ramón, I
  • Alonso, J
  • Subirats, E
  • Yáñez, A
  • Santed, R
  • Pujol, R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista clínica española
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2006
Volume
206
Issue
11
Pages
549–555
Identifiers
PMID: 17178074
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Acute hospitals are the predominant place of death in Catalonia, Spain. The place of death seems to be more closely influenced by the availability of end-of-life care services. There is a clear preference for dying at an alternative place to acute hospitals.

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