Could Better Access to Transfusion Services Improve Hospice Enrollment?
Patients with hematologic malignancies who may require blood transfusions may not be able to enroll in hospice care given restrictions on transfusion services in these settings. However, according to findings from a survey study presented at the 2021 ASH Annual Meeting, blood transfusion services are considered the most important hospice-related services for patients who want to access hospice services. The least important factors were access to respite care, social workers, and chaplains. ...
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