TITLE

Death during transfer of a palliative care patient

AUTHOR(S)
Pease, N. J.; Finlay, I. F.
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Palliative Medicine;Jul2008, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p671
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This short report illustrates the potential confusion that exists when terminally ill patients die during transfer between places of care. The report documents the legal requirements necessary if a terminally ill patient dies during transfer and raises the debate regarding what policies and practice currently exist, within the UK, for transfer of terminally ill patients.
ACCESSION #
34060317

 

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