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110 A Retrospective Audit of Patients with Non-Malignant Disease Admitted to Hospice in 2003 and 2006
  1. M Griffin and
  2. R Conway
  1. Roxburghe House, Dundee, Scotland

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Background

There is an increasing pressure to provide palliative care to patients on the basis of need, not diagnosis. There is a paucity of literature describing how the palliative care community is rising to this challenge.

Aims

This retrospective audit investigated the number of patients, not diagnosed with malignant disease, who were admitted to a regional hospice in 2003 compared to …

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