TITLE

Journal abstracts

PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
Palliative Medicine;1998, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p135
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
Presents several abstracts on palliative treatment. Discussion on the future of bereavement care in British general practice; Use of prophylactic cranial irradiation in patients with small cell lung cancer; Effectiveness of analgesic ladder in the treatment of a cohort of terminal head and neck carcinoma.
ACCESSION #
4088295

 

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