The summary below is from the full reports titled “Evidence-Based Interventions to Improve the Palliative Care of Pain, Dyspnea, and Depression at the End of Life: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians” and “Evidence for Improving Palliative Care at the End of Life: A Systematic Review.” They are in the 15 January 2008 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine(volume 148, pages 141-146 and pages 147-159). The authors of the first report are A. Qaseem, V. Snow, P. Shekelle, D.E. Casey Jr., J.T. Cross Jr., and D.K. Owens for the Clinical Efficacy Assessment Subcommittee of the American College of Physicians; the authors of the second report are K.A. Lorenz, J. Lynn, S.M. Dy, L.R. Shugarman, A. Wilkinson, R.A. Mularski, S.C. Morton, R.G. Hughes, L.K. Hilton, M. Maglione, S.L. Rhodes, C. Rolon, V.C. Sun, and P.G. Shekelle.
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Treatment of Seriously Ill Patients Who Are Near the End of Life: Recommendations from the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2008;148:I-42. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-148-2-200801150-00002
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