Pediatric Oncology Palliative Care: Experiences of General Practitioners and Bereaved Parents

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Neilson, Sue J.; Gibson, Faith; Greenfield, Sheila M;

Objective: This qualitative study set in the West Midlands region of the United Kingdom, aimed to examine the\ud role of the general practitioner (GP) in children's oncology palliative care from the perspective of GPs who had cared for a child with cancer receiving pall... View more
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