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|Title:||Palliative care in Thailand|
University of Virginia
|Citation:||International Journal of Palliative Nursing. Vol.20, No.12 (2014), 600-607|
|Abstract:||© 2014 MA Healthcare Ltd In Thailand, several barriers exist that prevent people with life-limiting illnesses from accessing good-quality palliative care, namely: lack of palliative care providers; lack of training and education for the palliative care workforce; and issues with availability and distribution of opioids. Without palliative care, people suffer needlessly during the last months of their life. This paper gives an analysis of these issues and provides recommendations for clinical practice, research and health policy that may help to alleviate these issues.|
|Appears in Collections:||Scopus 2011-2015|
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