A terminal care support team in a Paris university hospital: care providers' views.

@article{Salomon2001ATC,
  title={A terminal care support team in a Paris university hospital: care providers' views.},
  author={Laurence Salomon and C Belouet and P Vinant-Binam and Didier Sicard and Gwena{\"e}lle Vidal-Tr{\'e}can},
  journal={Journal of palliative care},
  year={2001},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={109-16}
}
OBJECTIVES Following three years of a terminal care support team (TCST) activity: (a) to describe current management of terminally ill patients from the care providers' viewpoint, (b) to compare the views of head nurses and physicians about this management, and (c) to identify ways of further improving palliative care. METHODS A questionnaire was sent to all head nurses and physicians of the hospital. RESULTS Care-providers consider that the TCST provides therapeutic counselling, training… CONTINUE READING