Associations between successful palliative cancer pathways and community nurse involvement

Source: BMC Palliative Care 2009, 8:18

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Date of Publication: December 2009

Publication Type: Article

In a nutshell: This article reports on research carried out in Denmark examining the associations between bereaved relatives evaluation of palliative treatment at home and 1) place of death and 2) community nurse involvement. Most terminally ill cancer patients and their relatives wish that the patient dies at home and community nurses are often the frontline worker and their involvement may be important to attaining successful palliative pathways at home.

Acknowledgement: BioMed Central


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