TITLE

Palliative care research in the community: it is time to progress this emerging field

AUTHOR(S)
Murray, S.; Barclay, S.; Bennett, M. I.; Kendall, M.; Amir, Z.; Lloyd-Williams, M.
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Palliative Medicine;Jul2008, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p609
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The authors reflect on the importance of developing palliative care services in the community to provide supportive care to people with life-threatening illness. They cite the success of the Gold Standards Framework in Great Britain because of its chronic care delivery. They suggest the importance of research to address issues of adjusting to life after diagnosis, such as symptom control and psychological well-being.
ACCESSION #
34060308

 

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