PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Loss of ability to manage daily activities is source of significant distress for palliative patients. In the context of end-of-life care, rehabilitation contributes to patients' sense of autonomy, self-worth, and social participation. The present article provides an overview of recent advances in rehabilitation in end-of-life management, drawing on papers published during 2009. RECENT FINDINGS: Palliative patients have rehabilitation needs including difficulties with activ...Expand abstract
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Rehabilitation in end-of-life management.
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