Community-based palliative care for Bangladeshi patients in east London. Accounts of bereaved carers.

@article{Spruyt1999CommunitybasedPC,
  title={Community-based palliative care for Bangladeshi patients in east London. Accounts of bereaved carers.},
  author={Odette Spruyt},
  journal={Palliative medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={119-29}
}
The aim of this paper is to describe the palliative care experience of Bangladeshi patients and carers in the Tower Hamlets area in the east of London. Semi-structured interviews were carried out in Sylheti, the Bengali dialect of this community, with bereaved primary carers of 18 patients (10 male, eight female) referred to an east London community palliative care team between 1986 and 1993. It was found that patients were young, with a mean age of males of 55 years (range 34-65) and females… CONTINUE READING

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