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Table 2 Contradictory values for aims and means at the end-of-life for Dutch professionals and families with a Turkish or Moroccan background.

From: 'Palliative care': a contradiction in terms? A qualitative study of cancer patients with a Turkish or Moroccan background, their relatives and care providers

Values of Dutch professionals Values of families with a Turkish or Moroccan background
Improving quality of life Striving for cure up to the end
Fully informing the patient to reach shared decision making and to realize advanced care planning Keeping patients' hope alive, therefore the family decides how much information can be given to a patient
Giving sufficient pain and symptom relief Ensuring that the patient dies with a clear mind
Giving optimal care in the Netherlands Using opportunities for care in the Netherlands as well as in the country of origin