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Social Work and Palliative Care—The Early History

Dame Cicely Saunders

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

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Published in print April 2011 | ISBN: 9780199739110
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199975143 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199739110.003.0001
Social Work and Palliative Care—The Early History

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This chapter, covering the early history of social work and palliative care, originally appeared as Saunders, D.C. (2001). Social work and palliative care: the early history. The British Journal of Social Work. pp. 791-799. Reprinted by permission. It is written by Dame Cicely Saunders (1918-2005), who founded the modern hospice movement.

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