A collateral benefit of research in palliative care
Lobb, Elizabeth A
Agar, Meera Ruth
Currow, David Christopher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
© Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
A collateral benefit of being in a research-active clinical unit is that there is evidence that better care is delivered. The most dramatic data to date demonstrate that in cardiology, research- active cardiology departments in community and university hospitals deliver better survival than those units that do not enroll people in clinical trials.
Palliative care, Clinical Pharmacology
Lobb, E.A., Swetenham, K., Agar, M.R. and Currow, D.C., 2011. A collateral benefit of research in palliative care. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 14(9), 986-987.