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Report Card: Only a ‘C’?

Duke University survey says U.S. lacking in quality end-of-life care compared with other countries.
January 27th, 2022

Duke University researchers “surveyed more than 1,200 primary caregivers who had lost a loved one to determine what patients’ valued most at the end of life,” Hospice News reports.  “They then asked a cadre of 181 palliative care experts from around the world to grade their countries’ performance on the 13 indicators that these caregivers identified most frequently.”  The result?  The U.S. came in 43rd out of 81 countries surveyed.  The best countries in which to die?  The U.K. and Ireland.  But it’s not that simple…

Read More:  Hospice News


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