Table 1

The level of experience of healthcare professionals interviewed for each case
Case study Patient demographics Died with LCP: Yes/No Experience of doctor Experience of registered nurse

Other healthcare


1. Elderly man, stomach cancer Yes Moderately experienced Moderately experienced
2. Young woman, breast cancer, liver and brain metastases Yes Inexperienced Very experienced Nurse: very experienced
3. Middle aged man, prostate cancer No Moderately experienced Moderately experienced
4. Young man, lung cancer No Moderately experienced
5. Elderly woman, malignant melanoma No Inexperienced Very experienced
6. Middle aged woman, gallbladder cancer Yes Inexperienced

Freemantle and Seymour

Freemantle and Seymour BMC Research Notes 2012 5:524   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-524

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