Provision of palliative care for life-limiting disease in a low income country national hospital setting: how much is needed?

@article{Lewington2012ProvisionOP,
  title={Provision of palliative care for life-limiting disease in a low income country national hospital setting: how much is needed?},
  author={Jane Lewington and Elizabeth Namukwaya and Julie Limoges and Mhoira E F Leng and Richard Harding},
  journal={BMJ supportive & palliative care},
  year={2012},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={140-4}
}
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to measure the magnitude of palliative care needs among hospital inpatients. Objectives were to: (1) determine the point prevalence of inpatients with active life-limiting disease and (2) describe multidimensional need for palliative care among these patients. METHODS The study was a hospital inpatient census in Uganda. Patient… CONTINUE READING