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Published online 2011 November 4. doi: 10.1186/1472-684X-10-18

Table 2

Discussions relating to end of life care recorded in the last four weeks of life

GSF GP
Practice
Heart Failure
Community
Matrons
Hospital
Specialist
Palliative Care
Service
Non-GSF
Nursing Care
Home
Total
n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)n(%)
Evidence of discussion about EOL issues with patient?
Yes15(79)5(33)11(73)31(48)
No4(21)10(67)4(27)16(100)34(52)
Evidence of discussion about EOL issues with carer?
Yes7(37)6(40)11(73)11(69)35(54)
No12(63)9(60)4(27)5(31)30(46)
Evidence of a DNR order?
Yes8(53)6(38)14(22)
No19(100)15(100)7(47)10(63)51(79)
Recognised care pathway recorded?
Yes1(5)5(31)6(9)
No18(95)15(100)15(100)11(69)59(91)

Percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding.