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Geriatric Palliative Care 

Geriatric Palliative Care
Chapter:
Geriatric Palliative Care
Author(s):

Emily Chai

, Diane Meier

, Jane Morris

, and Suzanne Goldhirsch

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780195389319.003.0001
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date: 23 August 2019

Chapter 1 defines and discusses the parameters of geriatric palliative care, and covers how we die, illness experience of older adults, the impact of serious illness on families, when palliative care is appropriate, care models, and take-home points.

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