Expanding palliative care beyond cancer
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Presentation
- By: DICKMAN, Andrew (Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Pharmacy, Blackpool, United Kingdom)
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.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.