Palliative care: Clinical practice guidelines in oncology Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Neoplasms
  • Palliative Care

abstract

  • These guidelines were developed and updated by an interdisciplinary group of experts based on clinical experience and available scientific evidence. The goal of these guidelines is to help patients with cancer experience the best quality of life possible throughout the illness trajectory by providing guidance for the primary oncology team for symptom screening, assessment, palliative care interventions, reassessment, and afterdeath care. Palliative care should be initiated by the primary oncology team and augmented by collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of palliative care experts.

publication date

  • October 2012

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 23054879

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1284

end page

  • 309

volume

  • 10

number

  • 10