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Research project: An investigation about transferring patients in critical care home to die: experiences, attitudes, population characteristics and practices - Dormant

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A three phase mixed methods study exploring experiences, attitudes, population characteristics and feasibility of transferring critical care patients home to die from the perspective of health professionals

The objectives of the study are to:

  1. Investigate current experience of, practices related to, and views towards transferring critical care patients home to die
  2. Identify factors that enable or challenge service providers to transfer patients in this care setting home to die
  3. Scope the size and characteristics of the potential ‘transferring patients home to die' critical care population
  4. Explore factors that might influence feasibility of transferring critical care patients home to die, including resources and infrastructure required
  5. Make recommendations on models of care/service specifications in this area

Project team

Professor Maureen Coombs, Dr Anne-Sophie Darlington, Dr Tracy Long-Sutehall, Professor Alison Richardson and Marie Curie Cancer Care

Project funder

Marie Curie

View the Marie Curie blog

http://blog.mariecurie.org.uk/2015/03/03/help-critically-ill-people-die-at-home/

Related research groups

Complex Healthcare Processes

Key Publications

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