Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care

Author(s)National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care

These Guidelines were developed through consensus of five major United States palliative care organizations and describe the core precepts and structures of clinical palliative care programs. Included in the guideline is information re: the structure and processes of care, the physical, psychological, social, spiritual and cultural aspects of care, care of the imminently dying patient and ethical and legal aspects of care

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