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The role of the GP in palliative care: Results from a mixed method study

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Background: It is a tradition that the general practitioner (GP) cares for end-stage cancer

It is a tradition that the general practitioner (GP) cares for end-stage cancer

patients at home as well as their bereaved families. In the Nordic Countries, however, the last

decade has shown an increased focus on specialist palliative care. Hospices and specialist

palliative care team have been established in major cities and have challenged the GP's role.

Has the role of the GP in palliative care and bereavement changed? The aim of the symposium

is to question and discuss the future role of the GP in palliative cancer care and bereavement.

1) GPs and Palliative care: The role of the GP in palliative care. Introduction and results from

a mixed method study Mette Asbjørn Neergaard, MD, GP, PhD student.

2) Does the GP make a difference in palliative care? Birgit Aabom, MD, GP, PhD, Senior

Researcher.

3) How does the specialist in palliative medicine see the role of the GP? Bodil Abild Jespersen,

MD, Consultant, Specialist in Palliative Medicine Palliative home care.

4) Can we improve quality by implementing shared care? Trine Brogaard, MD, PhD student.

5) GPs and bereavement: The role of the GP in bereavement. Introduction and results from

a mixed method study Mette Asbjørn Neergaard, MD, GP, PhD student.

6) How can we organize bereavement care? - An intervention study Mai-Britt Guldin, MSc

(psych), Clinical Psychologist, PhD student.

19 aug. 2009

Begivenhed (Konference)

Titel16th Nordic Congress of General Practice
Dato19/08/200919/08/2009
ByCopenhagen
LandDanmark

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