Palliative Care

Authors:

Keith M. Swetz, MD; and Arif H. Kamal, MD

Institution:

Medical College of Wisconsin

Title:

Palliative Care

Source

Annals of Internal Medicine: In the Clinic

Abstract

This issue provides a clinical overview of palliative care focusing on prevention, diagnosis, treatment, practice improvement, and patient information. Readers can complete the accompanying CME quiz for 1.5 credits.

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Subscribers can receive 1.5 category 1 CME credits by completing the CME quiz that accompanies this issue of In the Clinic.

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