Fifth-Year Medical Students' Knowledge of Palliative Care and Their Views on the Subject


EYİGÖR S.

JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE, vol.16, no.8, pp.941-946, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/jpm.2012.0627
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.941-946

Abstract

Background and Objective: While palliative care is becoming more important in today's health system, the major barrier to improving the quality of palliative care appears to be health professionals' lack of knowledge. The objective of this study is to evaluate medical students' knowledge on palliative care and their views on palliative care in clinical practice.