TITLE

Learning to care for those who can't be cured

AUTHOR(S)
Sornberger, Joe
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/9/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 10, p1161
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on an educational program aimed at training medical students to care for the terminally ill in Canada. Budget allocated by Health Canada for the project; Role of Senator Sharon Carstairs in implementing the program; Significance of palliative care training to a physician's education.
ACCESSION #
14888540

 

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