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Journal of Nursing Administration:
doi: 10.1097/01.NNA.0000310724.20419.12
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Hospital-Based Palliative Care: Cost-Effective Care for Patients With Advanced Disease

Stephens, Sheila DNP, RN, MBA, AOCN

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Abstract

Palliative care programs in acute care facilities provide a safety net for patients with advanced disease. While providing aggressive symptom management for patients, these programs are also cost-effective. This author discusses the economic advantages of improving care for patients with advanced disease.

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

 

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