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Ny definition av palliativ vård med fokus på lidande

Alvariza, Anette ; Axelsson, Bertil ; Rasmussen, Birgit LU ; Terne Stedt, Britt Marie and Fürst, Carl Johan LU (2020) In Lakartidningen 117.
Abstract

Palliative care was initially developed for patients with a cancer diagnosis and severe symptoms. Despite the ambition to broaden the palliative care approach to include other groups, patients with cancer are still a majority in specialised palliative care. The broader view and development of palliative care has led to an intense debate on existing definitions. Following a request from The Lancet Commission on global palliative care, the International Association of Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) has presented a new definition. The proposal was developed in several stages, in collaboration with specialists in palliative care from a total of 88 countries. The IAHPC's definition differs from the WHO's definition in several aspects.... (More)

Palliative care was initially developed for patients with a cancer diagnosis and severe symptoms. Despite the ambition to broaden the palliative care approach to include other groups, patients with cancer are still a majority in specialised palliative care. The broader view and development of palliative care has led to an intense debate on existing definitions. Following a request from The Lancet Commission on global palliative care, the International Association of Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) has presented a new definition. The proposal was developed in several stages, in collaboration with specialists in palliative care from a total of 88 countries. The IAHPC's definition differs from the WHO's definition in several aspects. Most importantly, the IAHPC's definition takes a reversed perspective and instead of focusing on life-threatening illness as motivating palliative care, the new proposal focuses on serious suffering of a person with severe illness.

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  author       = {Alvariza, Anette and Axelsson, Bertil and Rasmussen, Birgit and Terne Stedt, Britt Marie and Fürst, Carl Johan},
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  title        = {Ny definition av palliativ vård med fokus på lidande},
  url          = {https://lakartidningen.se/klinik-och-vetenskap-1/artiklar-1/rapport/2020/10/ny-definition-av-palliativ-vard-med-fokus-pa-lidande/},
  volume       = {117},
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