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Palliative Care/End-of-Life Care

  • Linda OverholserEmail author
  • Allison Wolfe
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Abstract

This chapter will address the role of palliative care across the cancer care continuum, with emphasis on advance care planning, communication, and decision-making. It will also provide readers with management strategies for common symptoms experienced by patients at the end of life.

Keywords

Palliative care Advanced care planning Advanced directives End-of-life care Hospice care Physician-assisted dying Symptom management 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of General Internal MedicineUniversity of Colorado School of MedicineAuroraUSA
  2. 2.Division of General Internal MedicineUniversity of Colorado School of MedicineAuroraUSA

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