Palliation in the care of the elderly<sup>1</sup>

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells

in Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Second edition

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Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234356
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598847 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Palliation in the 						care of the elderly1

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This chapter discusses palliation in the care of the elderly, including common issues, common sources of suffering and discomfort, and care of the carer.

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Subjects: Palliative Medicine ; Geriatric Medicine

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