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Quality indicators for palliative and end of life care: a review of Swedish policy documents.

Lind, Susanne; Adolfsson, Jan; Axelsson, Bertil and Fürst, Carl Johan LU (2015) In BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care 5(4). p.413-419
Abstract
All patients with palliative and end of life care needs should be guaranteed equal and safe treatment and care, regardless of their disease or site of care. The inclusion of quality indicators in national guidelines and other guiding documents supports quality assurance and improvement in provision of care. The aim of this paper was to review existing quality indicators in national Swedish policy documents relevant to palliative and end of life care.
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10.1136/bmjspcare-2012-000390rep
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  abstract     = {All patients with palliative and end of life care needs should be guaranteed equal and safe treatment and care, regardless of their disease or site of care. The inclusion of quality indicators in national guidelines and other guiding documents supports quality assurance and improvement in provision of care. The aim of this paper was to review existing quality indicators in national Swedish policy documents relevant to palliative and end of life care.},
  author       = {Lind, Susanne and Adolfsson, Jan and Axelsson, Bertil and Fürst, Carl Johan},
  issn         = {2045-4368},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {4},
  pages        = {413--419},
  publisher    = {BMJ Publishing Group},
  series       = {BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care},
  title        = {Quality indicators for palliative and end of life care: a review of Swedish policy documents.},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2012-000390rep},
  volume       = {5},
  year         = {2015},
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