The challenges of uncertainty and interprofessional collaboration in palliative care for non-cancer patients in the community: a systematic review of views from patients, carers and health-care professionals.
Bottom Line: Primary care has the potential to play significant roles in providing effective palliative care for non-cancer patients.Effective interprofessional work to deal with uncertainty and maintain coordinated care is needed for better palliative care provision to non-cancer patients in the community.Research into and development of a best model for effective interdisciplinary work are needed.
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Mentions: After the duplicates were removed, 3986 papers were identified for study selection. A total of 31 papers from 30 studies from 1998 to 2012 met the inclusion criteria. A PRISMA flow diagram15 of study selection is shown in Figure 1.
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