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Expanding palliative care beyond cancer

  • At: Bangkok (Thailand) (2014)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: DICKMAN, Andrew (Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Pharmacy, Blackpool, United Kingdom)
  • Abstract:

    Palliative care services in the UK have tended to focus on the relatively short-term care of those close to the end of life, mainly dying from cancer. In fact, most patients referred for palliative care have advanced cancer. Nonetheless, since 2006, the number of patients in the UK with end-stage progressive non-malignant diseases referred to


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