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      Selected Diagnoses in Hospitalized Patients in Palliative Care

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      Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention

      Journal of Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention

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          Objective: The aim was the evaluation of the most common diagnoses in hospitalized patients in palliative care in Slovakia, 2016-2017. Design: Descriptive study. Participants: We analyzed 8,404 hospitalized patients in palliative care. Methods: The data were provided by the General Health Insurance Company in Slovakia. The proportions statistical analysis and average percentage differences (APD) analysis were evaluated by IBM SPSS Statistics. Results: Mental and behavioral disorders due to use of alcohol were observed as the most common diagnoses in hospitalized patients in palliative care in Slovakia (2016: 69.8% and 2017: 68.6%) with decrease of APD about 0.5%. Conclusion: We assume that the mental and behavioral disorders due to use of alcohol were patients’ secondary diagnoses for which they were hospitalized as a result of primary incurable diagnoses.

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            Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention
            cswhi
            Journal of Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention
            2222386X
            20769741
            July 30 2019
            June 28 2019
            July 30 2019
            June 28 2019
            : 10
            : 2
            : 40-42
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            10.22359/cswhi_10_2_06
            © 2019

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            Psychology, Social & Behavioral Sciences

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