Table 3.

Palliative care involvement in patients who requested, completed, or did not complete MAID

CHARACTERISTICPATIENTS WHO REQUESTED MAID, N (%)PATIENTS WHO COMPLETED MAID, N (%)PATIENTS WHO DID NOT COMPLETE MAID, N (%)P VALUE
Previous contact with community PC physician (n = 84)   .71
• Yes23 (27.4)15 (30.0)8 (23.5) 
• No55 (65.5)31 (62.0)24 (70.6) 
• Unknown6 (7.1)4 (8.0)2 (5.9) 
Involvement of PC before MAID request in any setting (n = 84)   .69
• Yes50 (59.5)30 (60.0)20 (58.8) 
• No33 (39.3)19 (38.0)14 (41.2) 
• Unknown1 (1.2)1 (2.0)0 (0.0) 
Offered PC after MAID request (n = 84)   .26
• Yes39 (46.4)22 (44.0)17 (50.0) 
• No39 (46.4)26 (52.0)13 (38.2) 
• Unknown6 (7.1)2 (4.0)4 (11.8) 
Offered PC after MAID request among patients with previous PC involvement (n = 50)   .14
• Yes19 (38.0)9 (30.0)10 (50.0) 
• No26 (52.0)19 (63.3)7 (35.0) 
• Unknown5 (10.0)2 (6.7)3 (15.0) 
Offered PC after MAID request among patients with no or unknown previous PC involvement (n = 34)   .39
• Yes20 (58.8)13 (65.0)7 (50.0) 
• No13 (38.2)7 (35.0)6 (42.8) 
• Unknown1 (2.9)0 (0.0)1 (7.1) 
Involvement of TOH PC before and after MAID request (n = 84)   .32
• Yes39 (46.4)21 (42.0)18 (52.9) 
• No45 (53.6)29 (58.0)16 (47.1) 
Involvement of TOH PC among patients with outpatient MAID request (n = 55)*   .79
• Yes17 (30.9)11 (29.7)6 (33.3) 
• No38 (69.1)26 (70.3)12 (66.7) 
Timing of TOH PC involvement among patients with outpatient MAID assessments (n = 17)   .21
• Before MAID request14 (82.4)10 (90.9)4 (66.7) 
• After MAID request3 (17.6)1 (9.1)2 (33.3) 
Involvement of TOH PC among patients with inpatient MAID assessments (n = 23)*   .86
• Yes18 (78.3)10 (76.9)8 (80.0) 
• No5 (21.7)3 (23.1)2 (20.0) 
Timing of TOH PC involvement among patients with inpatient MAID assessments (n = 18)   .62
• Before MAID request15 (83.3)9 (90.0)6 (75.0) 
• After MAID request3 (16.7)1 (10.0)2 (25.0)