Table 1

Patient characteristics Patients (N = 20)

Site


Department of Palliative Medicine

12

Hospice

6

Department of oncology

2

Sex

Female

13

Male

7

Age

Mean

60

Median

57

Range

44-88

Place of service

Inpatients

8

Outpatients

4

Homecare patients

8

Survival from admittance (days)

Mean

203

Median

108

Range

18-775

Survival from DT-interview (days)

Mean

104

Median

57

Range

3-440

Primary tumour

Head-neck

1

Gastro-intestinal

5

Respiratory

1

Breast

4

Gynaecological

6

Prostate

1

Urogenital

1

Lymphoma (non-Hodgkin's)

1


Houmann et al. BMC Palliative Care 2010 9:21   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-9-21

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