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Palliative Care Consultation

Colleen M. Mulkerin

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2011 | ISBN: 9780199739110
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199975143 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199739110.003.0005
Palliative Care Consultation

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This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this chapter will accomplish the following:

Palliative care consultation is increasingly available to patients and their families in the hospital setting.

Consultation etiquette guides the processes of referral and consultation.

The roles and opportunities for social work range from direct clinical care to leadership responsibilities on the team.

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Subjects: Palliative Medicine ; Communication Skills ; Community Medical Services

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