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Table 3 Map with the three key themes and eight subthemes characterizing the provision of palliative care in people with a background of homelessness

From: Access to palliative care for homeless people: complex lives, complex care

Late Access • difficulties in recognizing need
• ambivalence towards accepting care
• no palliative care facilities
Capricious trajectory • challenging behaviour
• unpredictable disease progression
Complex care • pain and symptom control
• psychosocial and spiritual care
• social network