Clinical findings of a palliative care consultation team at a comprehensive cancer center.

@article{Dhillon2008ClinicalFO,
  title={Clinical findings of a palliative care consultation team at a comprehensive cancer center.},
  author={Navneet Dhillon and Scott Kopetz and Be Lian Pei and Egidio G Del Fabbro and Tao Zhang and Eduardo Bruera},
  journal={Journal of palliative medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={191-7}
}
BACKGROUND Palliative care consultation teams (PCCTs) are being established in cancer centers for the management of patients' physical and psychosocial distress. As clinical findings of these teams have been reported infrequently, we aim to describe the experience of our high-volume inpatient PCCT. PATIENTS AND METHODS We obtained clinical and demographic data on patients referred to our PCCT from the palliative care departmental database from September 1, 2003, to August 31, 2004. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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