TITLE

Palliative care comprehension

PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Patient Education Management;Nov2011, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p125
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of teaching palliative care to patients and caregivers, and includes comments from Steven Z. Pantilat, director of the Palliative Care Program and Palliative Care Leadership Center at the University of California.
ACCESSION #
67210923

 

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