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Emergency Medicine International
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 486516, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/486516
Review Article

A Literature Review on Care at the End-of-Life in the Emergency Department

1Simpson Centre for Health Services Research, South Western Sydney Clinical School (Liverpool Hospital) and The Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI), University of New South Wales, Level 1, AGSM Building (G27), Kensington Campus, Gate 11, Botany Street, Randwick, NSW 2052, Australia
2Centre for Health Informatics, The Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI), University of New South Wales, Level 1, AGSM Building (G27), Kensington Campus, Gate 11, Botany Street, Randwick, NSW 2052, Australia
3Emergency Care Institute, NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation, Tower A, Level 15, Zenith Centre, 821-843 Pacific Highway, Chatswood, NSW 2067, Australia
4Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, 34 Jeffcott Street, West Melbourne, VIC 3003, Australia
5Clinical Excellence Commission of New South Wales, Locked Bag A4062, Sydney South, NSW 1235, Australia
6School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Level 3, Samuels Building, Randwick, NSW 2052, Australia
7Aged Care Research Unit, South Western Sydney Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Liverpool Hospital, Level 2, 2-4 Speed Street, Liverpool, NSW 2170, Australia
8Palliative Care Services, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, David Berry Hospital, 85 Tannery Road, Berry, NSW 2535, Australia
9Centre for Clinical Governance Research in Health, Australian Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI), University of New South Wales, Level 1, AGSM Building (G27), Kensington Campus, Gate 11, Botany Street, Randwick, NSW 2052, Australia
10Intensive Care Department, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, NSW 2170, Australia

Received 8 September 2011; Revised 21 November 2011; Accepted 13 December 2011

Academic Editor: Jeffrey R. Avner

Copyright © 2012 Roberto Forero et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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