Letters Care of the dying in the community

New pharmacological models needed to care for dying patients at home

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4882 (Published 14 August 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4882
  1. Stephen Head, clinical director1
  1. 1Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust, Edwinstowe Health Centre, Mansfield NG21 9QS, UK
  1. shead@doctors.org.uk

Collis and Al-Qurainy’s review of care of the dying patient in the communityuseful, but other problems, such as those of drug prescription, need to be dealt with too.1

With the best will, especially in rural areas, delays in meeting the needs …

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