Is there a need for weekend face-to-face inpatient assessments by hospital specialist palliative care services? Evaluation of an out-of-hours service

Alternate title: 
J2 - Palliat Med
Secondary title: 
T2 - Palliative medicine
Short title: 
Is there a need for weekend face-to-face inpatient assessments by hospital specialist palliative care services? Evaluation of an out-of-hours service
Authors: 
Birks, Theodore
Krikos, Dimitrios
McGowan, Catherine
Stone, Patrick
Volume: 
25
Start page: 
278-83
Annotations: 
Type D, Priority 2, Priority 4
Date: 
Apr
Year: 
2011
Accession number: 
21349993
Database: 
MEDLINE Cohort
Number: 
M1 - 3
Serial: 
1477-030X
Type of work: 
M3 - Evaluation Studies
ID: 
12421
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269216310397568
Notes: 
N1 - Birks T Krikos D McGowan C Stone P
Key words: 
*After-Hours Care/og [Organization & Administration]
After-Hours Care/ut [Utilization]
Aged
Female
*Health Services Needs and Demand/og [Organization & Administration]
Hospice Care
*Hospitalists
Humans
Male
*Palliative Care/og [Organization & Administration]
Palliative Care/ut [Utilization]
Referral and Consultation/og [Organization & Administration]
Referral and Consultation/ut [Utilization]
Retrospective Studies
Types of evidence: 
Type D
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 2: Communicate
Priority 4: Support