Examining palliative care program use and place of death in rural and urban contexts: a Canadian population-based study using linked data
M. Ruth Lavergne1 MSc, Doctoral candidate, email@example.com
Lynn Lethbridge2 MA, Analyst, firstname.lastname@example.org
Grace Johnston3 PhD, Professor, email@example.com
David Henderson4 MD, CCFP (FCFP), Medical director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Anne Frances D’Intino5 MD, CCFP (FCFP), Palliative care physician, email@example.com
Paul McIntyre6 MD, CCFP (FCFP), Head/Chief, paul.mcIntyre@cdha.nshealth.ca
1 Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
2, 3 School of Health Administration, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada.
4 Palliative Medicine, Colchester East Hants Palliative Care Service, Nova Scotia, Canada.
5 Palliative Care Service, Cape Breton District Health Authority, Nova Scotia, Canada.
6 Division of Palliative Medicine, Capital Health Integrated Palliative Care Service, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Correspondence: M Lavergne, 201-2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
Citation: Lavergne M, Lethbridge L, Johnston G, Henderson D, D’Intino A, McIntyre P. Examining palliative care program use and place of death in rural and urban contexts: a Canadian population-based study using linked data. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2015; 15: 3134. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=3134 (Accessed 19 October 2017)
Submitted: 10 May 2014
Revised: 10 October 2014
Accepted: 27 October 2014
Published: 24 June 2015