volume 62, issue 3, P207-211 2016
DOI: 10.1590/1806-9282.62.03.207
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Abstract: Objective: To describe the clinical and sociodemographic profile of cancer patients admitted to the Emergency Center for High Complexity Oncologic Assistance, observing the coverage of palliative and home care. Method: Cross sectional study including adult cancer patients admitted to the emergency service (September-December/2011) with a minimum length of hospital stay of two hours. Student's t-test and Pearson chi-square test were used to compare the means. Results: 191 patients were enrolled, 47.6% elderly,…

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