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Table 2 Number, Type and Cost of Wishes Implemented

From: Scale-up and sustainability of a personalized end-of-life care intervention: a longitudinal mixed-methods study

Wish Implementation
 Average number of wishes/patient, n (SD) 5.5 (2.2)
Categorization of Wishes
 Facilitating Connections 216 (10.7)
 Providing Food & Beverages 93 (4.6)
 Personalizing the Environment 348 (17.2)
 Humanizing the Patient 111 (5.5)
 Music 179 (8.8)
 Family Care 280 (13.8)
 Rituals and Spiritual Support 263 (13.0)
 Preparations and Final Arrangements 193 (9.5)
 Word Clouds 170 (8.4)
 Keepsakes & Tributes 87 (4.3)
 Organ & Tissue Donation 24 (1.2)
 Paying it Forward 53 (2.6)
 Miscellaneous 8 (0.4)
Cost of Wishes
 Average cost/wish n, (SD) 8.06 (25.40)
 Wishes that benefitted from a donation, n (%) 370 (18.7)
 Wishes that cost 3WP nothing to implement, n (%) 1603 (80.9)
  1. Legend: In this table, we describe 1982 terminal wishes implemented for 369 dying critically ill patients at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
  2. US exchange rate on May 24, 2019 = 1.34CAD
  3. Cost of wishes based on completed wishes, total of 3407 wishes