Table 6

Distribution of expressed medical requirements

Medical requirementsNo of expressions
(% of total expressions)
Mean no of expressions per subject expressing
1. Difficult communication20 (15.2)1.33
2. Welfare assistance15 (11.4)1.36
3. Psychological support18 (13.6)1.80
4. New drug research12 (9.1)1.50
5. Architectural barriers7 (5.3)1.17
6. Rehabilitation9 (6.8)1.80
7. PEG aids6 (4.5)1.20
8. Dedicated home staff5 (3.8)1.00
9. Correct information7 (5.3)1.75
10. Reference person6 (4.5)1.50
11. Tracheal aids6 (4.5)1.50
12. Territorial services7 (5.3)2.33
13. Care integration5 (3.8)1.67
14. Psychological problems5 (3.8)1.67
15. Dedicated hospital staff2 (1.5)1.00
16. Autonomy1 (0.8)1.00
17. Euthanasia1 (0.8)1.00
Total1321.47
  • PEG, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.