Barriers to the development of palliative care in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

@article{Lynch2009BarriersTT,
  title={Barriers to the development of palliative care in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States.},
  author={Tom J. Lynch and David Clark and Carlos Centeno and Javier Rocafort and Luis Alberto Flores and Anthony Greenwood and David Praill and Simon Brasch and Amelia Giordano and Liliana de Lima and Michael Owen Wright},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  year={2009},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={305-15}
}
During the years of communist rule in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), there were few significant palliative care developments. Since the political changes of the 1990s, however, there has been a steady development of palliative care services in this region. In 2005, the European Association for Palliative Care Task Force for the Development of Palliative Care in Europe undertook a qualitative survey among boards of national… CONTINUE READING

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