The effect of age on referral to and use of specialist palliative care services in adult cancer patients: a systematic review.

@article{Burt2006TheEO,
  title={The effect of age on referral to and use of specialist palliative care services in adult cancer patients: a systematic review.},
  author={Jenni Burt and Rosalind A Raine},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={469-76}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate variations in the use of specialist palliative care (SPC) services for adult cancer patients, in relation to age. DESIGN Systematic review of studies examining use of or referral to SPC services in adult cancer patients. SEARCH STRATEGY AND SELECTION CRITERIA Six electronic databases (Medline, Embase, Web of Science, HMIC, SIGLE and AgeInfo) were searched for studies published between 1966 and March 2005, and references in the articles identified were also examined… CONTINUE READING

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