Palliative care in the home. The GP/home hospice team.


Journal Article

The family doctor has always had a significant role in caring for terminally ill patients. Giving support to patients in their last few weeks or hours of life can be an emotionally demanding, clinically frustrating, time-consuming task. The advent of home palliative care services has given patients, families and doctors access to a home hospice team that can provide invaluable support.

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Cited Authors

  • Smith, M; Yuen, K

Published Date

  • July 1994

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 1260 - 1265

PubMed ID

  • 7520233

Pubmed Central ID

  • 7520233

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0300-8495


  • eng