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Table 3 No subsequent palliative care after last inpatient palliative care

From: Continuity in palliative care – analysis of intersectoral palliative care based on routine data of a statutory health insurance

  General inpatient palliative care Palliative care ward
n % n %
After leaving hospital no further palliative care 114 100.0 33 100.0
Receiving no other treatment 7a 6.1 4b 12.1
Receiving non-palliative treatment inpatient or ambulatory sector 107 93.9 29 87.9
 - Ambulatory nursing services 70 61.4 25 75.8
 - In hospital 50 43.9 13 39.4
 - General practitioner 101 88.6 28 84.8
  1. aTime interval between hospital discharge and death: < 7 days: n = 3: alive, n = 4
  2. bTime interval between hospital discharge and death: < 7 days: n = 2: alive, n = 2