Effect of specialist palliative care services on quality of life in adults with advanced incurable illness in hospital, hospice, or community settings: systematic review and meta-analysis

Source: BMJ 2017; 357: j2925

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Date of publication: July 2017

Publication type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: This review found that specialist palliative care was associated with a small effect on QoL and might have a profound effect on patients with cancer and could be most effective if provided early and if it identifies through screening patients with unmet needs.

Length of publication: 14 pages

 

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