Transitions of care: Optimal communication between hospital and hospice

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Publication Type Journal Article
School or College School of Medicine
Department Nursing
Creator Supiano, Katherine Perry
Other Author Gregory, Jennifer
Title Transitions of care: Optimal communication between hospital and hospice
Date 2007
Description In this article, the key elements of a successful transition of terminally ill patients from the inpatient hospital to home hospice care setting are described. This article describes the role and responsibilities inpatient palliative care teams and receiving hospice agencies have for communicating with patients and families and preparing them for hospice care. This article explains one approach to educating the varied members of the health care team and describes how to collaborate on care plans to facilitate an effective and satisfying transfer of care.
Type Text
Publisher Sage Publications
Subject Palliative care, Inpatient hospital; Hospice care; Transportation; Communication; Health care team
Subject MESH Hospices; Hospital-Patient Relations; Palliative Care
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Supiano, K. P. and Gregory, J. Transitions of care: Optimal communication between hospital and hospice. (2007) Home Health Care Management and Practice, (in press)
Rights Management (c) Sage Publications DOI: [place DOI here]; http://dx.doi.org
Format Medium application/pdf
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2012-06-13
ID 703083
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bv80t1
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