A proposed systems approach to the evaluation of integrated palliative care

Source: BioMed Central Palliative Care,  2010; 9: 8.  Published online doi: 10.1186/1472-684X-9-8.

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Date of publication: May, 2010

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell:  This article proposes a strategic approach to evaluate palliative care networks (PCNs) with particular emphasis on how well professionals collaborate, how client-centred their focus is and how community-ready they are.  The proposed systems approach is designed to guide evaluation of PCNs in order to promote collaboration and establish networks that provide optimum care for patients.

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