Outpatient Palliative Care and Prescribing Safety and Quality at End-of-Life
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Health Services R&D
August 2020 -
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Background: The long-term goal of this research is to support the ability of Veterans with life-limiting conditions (LLCs) to remain living their communities by ensuring access to the highest possible quality of care; including long-term care support services like palliative care. Given their complex healthcare needs, Veterans with LLCs often manage many different medications, each carrying their own risk/benefit profile. Unfortunately, complex medication regimens are a significant risk factor f...