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Professionals working as volunteers

Silke Lean and Patricia McDermott

in Volunteers in hospice and palliative care

Second edition

Published in print September 2009 | ISBN: 9780199545827
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191730429 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545827.003.0009
Professionals working as volunteers

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This chapter discusses some of the factors that affect the integration of professional volunteers in a palliative care unit. The information presented in this chapter can bridge the gap formed by the scarce number of publications about the issues surrounding professionals who wish to contribute their professional skills as volunteers in a hospice or palliative care service.

Keywords: integration; professional volunteers; palliative care unit; professionals; skills; volunteers; hospice; palliative care service

Chapter.  4261 words. 

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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