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Evaluating Palliative CareEstablishing the Evidence Base$
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Margaret Robbins

Print publication date: 1998

Print ISBN-13: 9780192626219

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192626219.001.0001

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Tackling the evaluation of palliative care

Tackling the evaluation of palliative care

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Evaluating Palliative Care


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This chapter highlights the gaps in the evidence base of palliative care and attempts to provide some pointers on the future direction of research in the evaluation of palliative care. It discusses the strengths and weakness of evaluation research and proposes different ways to enhance the effectiveness of evaluation studies. The chapter also explores the policy process concerning palliative care planning and provision.

Keywords:   palliative care, evaluation research, evidence base, policy process, medical care planning

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