End of life care in the acute hospital setting

@article{Edmonds2009EndOL,
  title={End of life care in the acute hospital setting},
  author={Polly M. Edmonds and Rachel Burman and Wendy Prentice},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={339}
}
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