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GPs’ recognition of death in the foreseeable future and diagnosis of a fatal condition: a national survey

Susanne JJ Claessen1*, Anneke L Francke12, Michael A Echteld13, Bart PM Schweitzer4, Gé A Donker2 and Luc Deliens15

Author Affiliations

1 VU University medical center (VUmc), EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Public and Occupational Health & Expertise Center Palliative Care VUmc, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2 NIVEL, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, the Netherlands

3 Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Intellectual Disability Medicine, Department of General Practice, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

4 VU University medical center (VUmc), EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of General Practice, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

5 Ghent University & Vrije Universiteit Brussel, End-of-life Care Research Group, Brussels, Belgium

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BMC Family Practice 2013, 14:104  doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-104

Published: 22 July 2013

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Questions that are used for the analysis in this paper.

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