TABLE 5-26Palliative and End-of-Life Care Priority Topics

PELC-ACompare the effectiveness of coordinated care (supported by reimbursement innovations) and usual care in long-term and end-of-life care of the elderly.
PELC-BCompare the effectiveness of hospital-based palliative care and usual care on patient-reported outcomes and cost.

From: Appendix C, Comparative Effectiveness Research Priorities: IOM Recommendations (2009)

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