The role of a palliative care service family conference in the management of the patient with advanced cancer

@article{Miller1991TheRO,
  title={The role of a palliative care service family conference in the management of the patient with advanced cancer},
  author={R. Miller and R. Krech and T. Walsh},
  journal={Palliative Medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={5},
  pages={34 - 39}
}
  • R. Miller, R. Krech, T. Walsh
  • Published 1991
  • Medicine
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Communication between patient/family and the professional medical team is a priority for a service working with advanced cancer. Family conferences including all those persons involved in the patient's care have been established in a busy palliative care service to facilitate open communication. We report on the questions asked by families during 50 consecutive family conferences, during which the questions were recorded verbatim and categorized. Families want detailed knowledge of the extent… CONTINUE READING
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