Chapter

The terminal phase

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells

in Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234356
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598847 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199234356.003.0051

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

The terminal 						phase

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This chapter discusses the terminal phase, including common problems in the last 48 hours, the Liverpool Care Pathway for the dying patient, and international perspectives in care pathways.

Chapter.  4653 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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