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"Good idea but not feasible" – the views of decision makers and stakeholders towards strategies for better palliative care in Germany: a representative survey

Sara Lena Lueckmann1, Mareike Behmann1, Susanne Bisson2 and Nils Schneider1*

Author Affiliations

1 Hannover Medical School, Centre for Public Health, Institute for Epidemiology, Social Medicine and Health System Research, Carl-Neuberg-Str.1, 30625 Hannover, Germany

2 Hannover Medical School, Centre for Public Health, Endowed Chair Prevention and Rehabilitation in Health System and Health Services Research, Carl-Neuberg-Str.1, 30625 Hannover, Germany

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BMC Palliative Care 2009, 8:10  doi:10.1186/1472-684X-8-10

Published: 22 July 2009

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Agreement with the WHO-definition. The table shows the results of the agreement with aspects of the WHO-definition of palliative care for each group.

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Assessment of 18 improvement measures. The table shows the assessment of 18 selected improvement measures with regard to their meaningfulness in general and their feasibility in Germany for each group.

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