Abstract

Qaseem A, Snow V, Shekelle P et al (2008) 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. Annals of Internal Medicine 148: 141-146.

This guideline aims to present the available evidence to improve palliative care at the end of life. It does not address any other settings of palliative care at the end of life. The target patient population is everyone with seriously disabling or symptomatic chronic conditions at the end of life.