Death from cancer at home : the carers' perspective.
Objectives-To collect information from principal carers of people who had died at home with cancer; to identify areas of support which need improvement.
Design-Semistructured interviews with carers two to four months after the death.
Setting-38 general practices in the Exeter, Torbay, and Plymouth health districts.
Main outcome measures-Services received by carers and quality of support.
161 of 207 patients were aged 60 or over. 88 carers were aged under 60, 110 were 60-80, and 9 were >80.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Homme, Mortalité, A domicile, Epidémiologie, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Human, Mortality, At home, Epidemiology, Great britain, United Kingdom, Europe
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0261412
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.