Study: Terminally Ill Patients Have A More Peaceful Death At Home
Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 2:20 PM
According to a new study published in the journal BMC Medicine, dying at home is a more peaceful experience than dying in a hospital. The study examined the cases of 177 cancer patients in London who died in a hospital and 175 who died at home. Researchers asked family members about the patient's experience with grief in the week prior to their death; they found that patients who died at home experienced similar pain levels to those in hospitals but were more at peace in their last week of life.
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