Quality-of-life trajectory of clients and carers referred to a community palliative care service

Source:  International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 2011, 17(2), p. 80-5

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Date of publication:  February 2011

Publication type:  Article

In a nutshell:  This quantitative research in Australia explores the quality of life (QOL) trajectory of community-based palliative care patients and their carers, in order to inform service delivery. Patient QOL scores for physical, existential and psychological well-being, physical symptoms and support, and carer QOL scores relating to positive adaptation, burden, financial concerns and disruptiveness were compared at baseline and follow-up.

Length of publication:  6 pages

 Some important notes:  This article is available in full text to all NHS Staff using Athens, for more information about accessing full text follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

Source:  BNI

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