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Open Access Research article

Measuring the diffusion of palliative care in long-term care facilities – a death census

Sophie Paroz* and Brigitte Santos-Eggimann

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Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP), Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

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BMC Palliative Care 2009, 8:1  doi:10.1186/1472-684X-8-1

Published: 16 January 2009

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Additional file 1. Characteristics of the reported deaths, overall, per type of LTC and according to the presence of a diagnosis of cancer.

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Additional file 2. Frequencies of the indicators of palliative care, overall, per type of LTC and according to the presence of a diagnosis of cancer.

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Additional file 3. Relation between the recourse to a specialized palliative care structure (SPCS) and the other indicators palliative care, per type of LTC.

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Additional file 4. Relation between the administration of opiates and the other indicators of palliative care, per type of LTC.

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