ICDs and patients in palliative care: the clinical experience turned into clinical policy.

  • Kate Maher
  • Published 2011 in International journal of palliative nursing

Abstract

As the global population grows and ages, an increasing number of patients are being referred to specialist palliative care services with multiple comorbidities. A parallel increase in interventional cardiology technology, techniques, and availability means that an increasing minority of these patients are having an implantable cardioverter defibrillator… (More)

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