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Use of palliative care services and general practitioner visits at the end of life in The Netherlands and Belgium

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  • Ebun Abarshi
  • Michael A Echteld
  • Lieve Van den Block
  • Gé Donker
  • Nathalie Bossuyt
  • Koen Meeussen
  • Johan Bilsen
  • Bregje Onwuteaka-Philipsen
  • Luc Deliens
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>02/2011
<mark>Journal</mark>Journal of Pain and Symptom Management
Issue number2
Number of pages13
Pages (from-to)436-448
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


At the end of life, some personalized and specialized care is required. The way that general practitioner (GP) visits and palliative care services at the end of life are organized in different countries may impact the frequency of care provision. However, nationwide data on the prevalence of these interventions and comparisons among countries are scarce.

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Copyright © 2011 U.S. Cancer Pain Relief Committee. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.