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Early specialist palliative care on quality of life for malignant pleural mesothelioma: a randomised controlled trial

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Purpose Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) has a high symptom burden and poor survival. Evidence from other cancer types suggests some benefit in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) with early specialist palliative care (SPC) integrated with oncological services, but the certainty of evidence is low. Methods We performed a multicentre, randomised, parallel group controlled trial comparing early referral to SPC versus standard care across 19 hospital sit... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1136/thoraxjnl-2018-212380

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Gunatilake, S More by this author
Marshall, L More by this author
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Thorax Journal website
Volume:
74
Issue:
4
Pages:
354-361
Publication date:
2019-01-19
Acceptance date:
2018-12-10
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EISSN:
1468-3296
ISSN:
0040-6376
Pubs id:
pubs:953226
URN:
uri:fc151890-a987-4dcf-a2d3-cd62a13b134c
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uuid:fc151890-a987-4dcf-a2d3-cd62a13b134c
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pubs:953226

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