Organizing palliative care for rural populations: a systematic review of the evidence.

@article{Evans2003OrganizingPC,
  title={Organizing palliative care for rural populations: a systematic review of the evidence.},
  author={Rhodri Evans and Debbie Stone and Glyn Elwyn},
  journal={Family practice},
  year={2003},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={
          304-10
        }
}
BACKGROUND Palliative care services have developed mostly in urban areas. Rural areas typically are characterized by the lack of well-organized services, with primary care professionals, specifically GPs and community nurses, having to undertake most of the palliative care. Little is known, however, either of their views or of how best to organize palliative care in rural areas. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic literature review of studies that have examined the… CONTINUE READING

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