Prospective study of symptom control in 133 cases of palliative care inpatients in Shatin Hospital.

@article{Lo1999ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of symptom control in 133 cases of palliative care inpatients in Shatin Hospital.},
  author={Raymond See Kit Lo and Ai-ping Ding and Tony Kwok-Hung Chung and Jean Woo},
  journal={Palliative medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={335-40}
}
We report a prospective study assessing the prevalence and severity of physical and nonphysical symptoms, and the benefits from treatment and intervention, in advanced cancer patients presenting to a local palliative care unit in Hong Kong. Patients were assessed by a modified version of the support team assessment schedule (STAS). The study highlighted… CONTINUE READING