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The role of primary care physicians in providing end-of-life care



Findings
  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2017
  • Year Published
    2018
  • Quality Rating
    4/9 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (8); Canada (6); Netherlands (3); UK (Scotland) (3); Australia (2); Belgium (2); Italy (2); Denmark (1); Europe (1); France (1); Germany (1); Ireland (1); New Zealand (1); Not reported (1); Spain (1); UK (1); UK (England) (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (8); Canada (6); Netherlands (3); UK (Scotland) (3); Australia (2); Belgium (2); Italy (2); Denmark (1); Europe (1); France (1); Germany (1); Ireland (1); New Zealand (1); Not reported (1); Spain (1); UK (1); UK (England) (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review addressing other questions
  • Type of question
    Not effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
    Health system
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom care is provided
    System - Performance management
    Skill mix - Role performance
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Sectors
    Primary care
    Providers
    Physician
    Generalist
Publication details
  • Citation
    Liu JT, Kovar-Gough I, Farabi N, Animikwam F, Weers SB, Phillips J. The role of primary care physicians in providing end-of-life care. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care. 2018.
  • DOI
    10.1177/1049909118808232

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