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The involvement of specialist palliative care in the care of people with motor neurone disease

Oliver, David J., Webb, Sandi (2000) The involvement of specialist palliative care in the care of people with motor neurone disease. Palliative Medicine, 14 (5). pp. 427-428. ISSN 0269-2163. (doi:10.1191/026921600701536264)

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Abstract

This study has shown that many hospices are involved in the care of patients with MND. The extent of their involvement varies - only 17% at diagnosis and 48% only in the terminal stages. The contact with other services that may be involved in the care of patients with MND was limited – 14% with local disability services, 23% with neurology services and 36% with the MNDA Regional Care Adviser.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1191/026921600701536264
Uncontrolled keywords: Motor neurone disease; palliative care ; hospices; collaboration
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: David Oliver
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2018 13:43 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 20:36 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/67246 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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