Palliative care reimagined: a needed shift.

  title={Palliative care reimagined: a needed shift.},
  author={Julian Abel and Allan Kellehear},
  journal={BMJ supportive & palliative care},
  volume={6 1},
Palliative care, since its inception over 60 years ago, has set the standard of how to care for people who are dying. Key features among these standards have been the professional development of clinical specialisms such as palliative medicine and palliative nursing; the essential addition of the multidisciplinary team to these two new specialisms that included social, spiritual and allied health workers-an outgrowth of the recognition that routine work with the dying, their carers, and the… CONTINUE READING
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