End-of-life care for nursing home residents: considering the challenges for paramedics

Julia Williams
Saturday, July 2, 2016

There is a growth of interest in paramedic involvement in end-of-life care issues in general, but one sub-group of the population which clearly requires further investigation relates to people residing in nursing homes. It is known that frequently people in nursing homes, who are nearing the end of their lives, are inappropriately transferred to hospital with potentially negative consequences.

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