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What "best practice" could be in Palliative Care: an analysis of statements on practice and ethics expressed by the main Health Organizations

Gaia Barazzetti15, Claudia Borreani2, Guido Miccinesi3* and Franco Toscani4

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Philosophy University "Vita-Salute San Raffaele" Milan - Italy

2 Psychology Unit National Cancer Institute Milan - Italy

3 ISPO Institute for the study and prevention of cancer Florence - Italy

4 Scientific Director Research Institute for palliative medicine "Lino Maestroni" Cremona - Italy

5 Current Address: University of Lausanne, EPFL College of Humanities, Switzerland

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BMC Palliative Care 2010, 9:1  doi:10.1186/1472-684X-9-1

Published: 7 January 2010

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Additional file 1:

list of documents. list of documents with name and level of representativeness of the organizations, and code assigned for the text analysis.

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Additional file 2:

quotations. quotations from selected documents sorted by areas and subareas.

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