Table 3

Study reports of repeated end-of-life hospitalisations

StudyPatients,
N
Type of cancerInclusion criteria≥1 hospital admissions (%)>14 days of hospitalisation (%)
Falchook et al3212 765LungPatient <65 years59.30
Wu et al2349 920AllPalliative chemotherapy <6 months22.842.3
Any chemotherapy24.243.2
Wright et al141146AllAny6.10
Wang et al5282 242All200514.00
200914.80
Cheung et al31107 253AllAny6.30
Amano et al58266AllEarly palliative care3.7054
SOC98
Gonsalves et al44200All20026
20081638
Ho et al37227 161All19938.50
20037.50
Tang et al28242 530AllTrend 2000–200614.244.4
Temel et al3646NSCLCIntegrated palliative care13
Earle et al1628 777All199312.50
199611.60
  • NSCLC, non-small cell lung cancer; SOC, standard of care.