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92 The Impact of Occupational Therapy Input on a Weekly Multidisciplinary Palliative Care Team Meeting
  1. Melanie Richardson,
  2. Gillian Hallas and
  3. Paul W Keeley
  1. Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Occupational Therapy Department, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

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The occupational therapy (OT) department was invited to provide input to a weekly palliative care, multidisciplinary team meeting (MDTM) in a

large teaching hospital. Over the following 6 months (January–June 2006) the number of patients with advanced incurable disease referred to the MDT was audited to assess the additional benefit of input to the specialist palliative care team (PCT) via involvement in the weekly …

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