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International Primary Care Association

Clinical Focus Volume 6 N3

Palliative Care in the Community

GPs are increasingly at the forefront of providing palliative care in the community. Identifying those patients who should be on the palliative care register, especially those with nonmalignant diseases, managing their symptoms such as pain, addressing difficult questions and anticipating and planning ahead for potential problems can all be challenging but can make a crucial positive impact on these patients and their families.

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  • Authors: Dr Abi Ponnampalampillai, Dr Charles Daniels
  • Keywords: Palliative care, anticipatory care planning, pain control
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