Palliative Care in Russia
Journal International de Bioéthique = International Journal of Bioethics 2005 September-December; 16(3-4): 55-63, 169
The article addresses the history of establishing hospices in Russia complying with international WHO documents. The article also presents the ethics of palliative medicine in the Russian Federation with an objective analysis of the diseases affecting patients with special highlights on social problems.
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