Palliative care in the home

Mitchell, Geoffrey (2006) Palliative care in the home. Australian Doctor, 25-32.


Author Mitchell, Geoffrey
Title Palliative care in the home
Journal name Australian Doctor
ISSN 1039-7116
Publication date 2006-09-22
Start page 25
End page 32
Editor N. Meehan
Place of publication Sydney, Australia
Publisher Reed
Collection year 2007
Language eng
Subject 321208 Primary Health Care
CX
730304 Palliative care
Abstract The article reports on the role of general practitioners facilitating palliative care in the home in Australia. They showed improvements in diagnostic accuracy, application of evidence-based treatments, identification of systematic problems and in handling deaths at home. Their performance was preferred because of the ease in getting an appointment, tendency to make home visits, time to listen and discuss matters, and due to their efforts in providing relief.
Q-Index Code CX
Additional Notes Accession number: 22500123

 
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