Mellor, D., McCabe, M., Davison, T., Goldhammer, D. & Hallford, D. (2013). Barriers to the detection and management of depression by palliative care professional carers among their patients : Perspectives from professional carers and patients' family members. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care,30(1), 12-20. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1177/1049909112438705
Objectives: This qualitative study explored the identification, monitoring, and management of symptoms of depression in patients receiving palliative care from 2 juxtaposed perspectives that are of care providers and care recipients' family members. Examining the barriers that restrict professional carers detecting and managing depression in their patients was a central focus of the study.
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