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Are emergency admissions in palliative cancer care always necessary? Results from a descriptive study

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  • Marianne Jensen Hjermstad Department of Oncology, Regional Centre for Excellence in Palliative Care, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, NorwayDepartment of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, European Palliative Care Research Centre, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jan Kolflaath Department of Anaesthesiology, Østfold Hospital Trust, Fredrikstad, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Aud O Løkken Department of Anaesthesiology, Østfold Hospital Trust, Fredrikstad, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sjur B Hanssen Department of Oncology, Regional Centre for Excellence in Palliative Care, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Are P Normann Department of Medicine, Hospice Lovisenberg, Lovisenberg Diakonale Hospital, Oslo, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Nina Aass Department of Oncology, Regional Centre for Excellence in Palliative Care, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, NorwayFaculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Prof Marianne Jensen Hjermstad; marianne.j.hjermstad{at}ntnu.no
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Hjermstad MJ, Kolflaath J, Løkken AO, et al
Are emergency admissions in palliative cancer care always necessary? Results from a descriptive study

Publication history

  • Received December 19, 2012
  • Revised March 1, 2013
  • Accepted April 22, 2013
  • First published May 30, 2013.
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May 30, 2013

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