How good is UK primary care at identifying patients for generalist and specialist palliative care: a mixed methods study.

Lilen Zheng, Anne Finucane, David Oxenham, Peter McLoughlin, Heather McCutcheon, Scott Murray

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Abstract

Patients with any progressive disease may benefit from a palliative care approach in the last phase of their life. This includes patients with advanced heart, lung and kidney disease. National and international policy documents and guidelines now call for earlier identification of patients with all advanced life-threatening diseases and frail older persons.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)216-222
JournalEuropean Journal of Pallative Care
Volume20
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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