Palliative care of patients with a primary malignant brain tumour: case review of service use and support provided.

@article{Faithfull2005PalliativeCO,
  title={Palliative care of patients with a primary malignant brain tumour: case review of service use and support provided.},
  author={Sara Faithfull and Karen W Cook and Caroline F Lucas},
  journal={Palliative medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 7},
  pages={545-50}
}
Individuals with a primary malignant brain tumour require intensive palliative care services because of the symptoms and cognitive problems they experience. Many of these patients stay with their families at home, being supported by palliative care home teams rather than being admitted for hospice care. The provision of respite care and community services to support these families goes largely unreported. This study arises out of a need to review support services for patients and carers within… CONTINUE READING

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