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Is the content of guidelines/pathways a barrier for the integration of palliative Care in Chronic Heart Failure (CHF) and chronic pulmonary obstructive disease (COPD)? A comparison with the case of cancer in Europe

Autores: Siouta N; Van Beek K; Payne S; Radbruch L; Preston N; Hasselaar J; Centeno Cortés, Carlos; Menten J
Título de la revista: BMC PALLIATIVE CARE
Volumen: 16
Número: 1
Páginas: 62
Fecha de publicación: 2017
In Europe, the empirically observed imbalance in integration of PC for patients with cancer and CHF/COPD may only partially be attributed to the content of the guidelines/pathways that are utilized for the PC implementation. Given the similarities detected between cancer and CHF/COPD, other barriers appear to play a more prominent role.