Hospitalisation and use of medication of Danish nursing home residents at the end of life

CONCLUSIONS: The residents received many drugs, including "often inadequate" medication, in the three months leading up to their death. No significant differences were found between the two groups. A stronger focus should be placed on optimising end-of-life care for nursing home residents.FUNDING: Honoraria received from the Danish Medical Association.TRIAL REGISTRATION: not relevant.PMID:35781130
Source: Danish Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Authors: Source Type: research