Generalist plus Specialist Palliative Care - Creating a More Sustainable Model

Title

Generalist plus Specialist Palliative Care - Creating a More Sustainable Model

Creator

Quill TE; Abernethy AP

Publisher

The New England Journal Of Medicine

Date

2013

Subject

Benefits of PPC

Description

Palliative care, a medical field that has been practiced informally for centuries, was recently granted formal specialty status by the American Board of Medical Specialties. The demand for palliative care specialists is growing rapidly, since timely palliative care consultations have been shown to improve the quality of care, reduce overall costs, and sometimes even increase longevity.1,2 The field grew out of a hospice tradition in which palliative treatment was delivered only at the end of life, but its role has expanded so that palliative care specialists now also provide palliative treatment in the earlier stages of disease alongside disease-directed . . .
2013

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Type

Journal Article

Citation List Month

Backlog

Citation

Quill TE; Abernethy AP, “Generalist plus Specialist Palliative Care - Creating a More Sustainable Model,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed July 28, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/14734.

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