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Table 1 Definition and implications of Shared care

From: Palliative care for cancer patients in a primary health care setting: Bereaved relatives' experience, a qualitative group interview study

Shared care «Shared care is the joint participation of general practitioners and hospital consultants in the planned delivery of care for patients with a chronic condition, informed by an enhanced information exchange over and above routine discharge and referral letters» [29]
  Shared care demands knowledge of the abilities and the qualities of the cooperating partners, but also accept of each others' roles in the delivery of palliative care [1].