Optimal approaches to the health economics of palliative care: report of an international think tank.

Abstract

More people will need palliative care in aging societies with stretched health budgets and less ability to provide informal care. The future will bring new and tougher challenges to sustain, optimize, and expand the 8000 dedicated palliative care services that currently exist in the world. The full breakdown of the costs of palliative care is yet to be… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2009.04.008

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@article{Gomes2009OptimalAT, title={Optimal approaches to the health economics of palliative care: report of an international think tank.}, author={Barbara Sales Gomes and Richard Harding and Kathleen M. Foley and Irene J. Higginson}, journal={Journal of pain and symptom management}, year={2009}, volume={38 1}, pages={4-10} }