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Fig. 3 | BMC Palliative Care

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From: Is the content of guidelines/pathways a barrier for the integration of palliative Care in Chronic Heart Failure (CHF) and chronic pulmonary obstructive disease (COPD)? A comparison with the case of cancer in Europe

Fig. 3

Frequencies of palliative care referral criteria recommended in cancer and Chronic heart failure/Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease guidelines/pathways. PC Palliative care; CHF Chronic heart failure; COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Surprise Question = a screening question for physicians “‘Would you be surprised if this patient died in the next year?” that aims to identify end-of-life patients, Gold Standards Framework referrals = see http://www.goldstandardsframework.org.uk/

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