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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Evaluation of Methods for Implementation of a Comfort Care Order Set
Principal Investigator:

Kathryn L. Burgio

Location: Birmingham, AL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: February 2015 - January 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Anticipated Impacts on Veterans' Healthcare: The overarching goal of this research program is to improve thequality of end-of-life care provided to veterans dying in VA Medical Centers, by transferring the best practices ofhome hospice and palliative care for the last days and hours of life into the inpatient setting.Project Background: Often, patients who are near the end of life are not recognized as actively dying. As aresult, their suffering may not be appreciated or managed properly, and ma...

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