Cultural considerations in planning palliative and end of life care

Source: Palliative Medicine v.26(3) p195-6

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: April 2012

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell: This article examines the  cultural dimensions of palliative care and considers that in the future, cultural factors are going to play just as strong a part in shaping end-of-life care around the world as will policies, professional ideologies and service configurations. Putting culture at the centre of palliative care will be a key determinant of efficacy and sustainability.

Length of publication: 2 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library

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