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Table 4 Prevalence of quality assessment in end-of-life care in Flemish hospitals in 2007 (N = 37)1-2

From: Policies to improve end-of-life decisions in Flemish hospitals: communication, training of health care providers and use of quality assessments

  Yes No, but plan to No, don't plan to
Assessment of patient satisfaction with N (%) N (%) N (%)
pain & symptom control 22 (61) 7 (19) 7 (19)
spiritual, psychological & social care 17 (49) 9 (26) 9 (26)
Assessment of relatives satisfaction with N (%) N (%) N (%)
spiritual, psychological & social care 11 (33) 9 (27) 13 (39)
continuity of care (between ≠ care settings & caregivers) 11 (33) 8 (24) 14 (42)
bereavement care 8 (25) 7 (21) 18 (55)
  1. 1 Absolute numbers (with rounded percentages in parenthesis)
  2. 2 Between 1 and 4 missing values