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Kok jaan yang

Scott A Murray, Jaan Yang Kok
Around two-thirds of people with incurable diseases in economically developed countries wish to die at home, but less than one-third succeed in doing so. Developing primary care-based services for the dying in the community is essential to reach and serve the whole population. Three typical "trajectories" or patterns of decline in the last year(s) of life have recently been described, and each of these may require different models of care to best meet the needs of patients. The palliative care approach must be urgently extended to patients with non-malignant conditions who have comparable concerns to and in some cases even greater and more prolonged unmet needs than cancer patients...
February 2008: Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
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