Perceived barriers and facilitators for general practitioner-patient communication in palliative care: a systematic review.

@article{Slort2011PerceivedBA,
  title={Perceived barriers and facilitators for general practitioner-patient communication in palliative care: a systematic review.},
  author={Willemjan Slort and Bart P. M. Schweitzer and Annette H. Blankenstein and Ebun Abarshi and Ingrid I. Riphagen and Michael A. Echteld and Neil K Aaronson and He van der Horst and Luc H J Deliens},
  journal={Palliative medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={613-29}
}
While effective general practitioner (GP)-patient communication is required for the provision of good palliative care, barriers and facilitators for this communication are largely unknown. We aimed to identify barriers and facilitators for GP-patient communication in palliative care. In a systematic review seven computerized databases were searched to find empirical studies on GP-patient communication in palliative care. Fifteen qualitative studies and seven quantitative questionnaire studies… CONTINUE READING

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