End-of-life care

End-of-life patient experience shows unmet need in non-cancer respiratory disease

The trajectories of functional decline and overall symptom burden are surprisingly similar in patients with end-stage lung cancer and those with non-malignant end-stage respiratory diseases. The evidence supports the ongoing call for improved access to palliative care in non-cancer patients. According to Australian research from the Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration (PCOC), the main difference between ...

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