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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. Click here to read more. Go Back