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Providing a palliative care service: towards an evidence base
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Providing a palliative care service: towards an evidence base

Nick Bosanquet and Chris Salisbury

Abstract

This book addresses key questions about the need for palliative care, the current provision of services, and the evidence for the effectiveness of a range of alternative models of organisation in palliative care. A broad approach is taken to include the needs of both cancer patients and patients with other terminal diseases, and the relationship between palliative care and other aspects of health care services. The book is based on a comprehensive and detailed review of the international scientific literature on evaluation of palliative care, providing an essential evidence base for policy dec ... More

Keywords: palliative care, cancer patients, terminal diseases, health care, policy decisions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780192629913
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629913.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nick Bosanquet, author

Chris Salisbury, author

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