TITLE

Palliative care services: views of terminally ill patients

AUTHOR(S)
Raynes, N.; Leach, J.; Rawlings, B.; Bryson, R.
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Palliative Medicine;Mar2000, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p159
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines views and preferences of terminally ill patients towards home-based palliative care services. Preferred activities and services by patients in a home-based palliative care; Variations across the trust areas in patients' views on home care services; Irritation of patients over some aspects of hospital visits such as missing meals required by the hospital clinic.
ACCESSION #
3113317

 

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