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Witham, Gary and Peacock, Marian and Galvani, Sarah . (2018) End of life care for people with alcohol and drug problems: rapid evidence review. Manchester Metropolitan University. 43 p.

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This report presents the findings of a Rapid Evidence Assessment (REA) on the subject of end of life care for people with alcohol and other drug problems. It forms one part of a wider, six strand programme of research exploring this topic.

This strand of the research programme exploring end of life care for people with substance problems set out to answer the following research question:
What does the existing international research and wider literature tell us about current responses to end of life care for people with substance problems?

The question focussed initially on care responses and was broken down further into the following aims:
1. to explore and document the evidence base that already exists on responses to end of life care for people with substance problems,
2. to identify gaps in the evidence relating to focus and methodology,
3. to identify examples of good practice, and
4. to highlight future directions for research.

Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD disorder treatment method, AOD disorder harm reduction, Psychosocial treatment method
Date:July 2018
Pages:43 p.
Publisher:Manchester Metropolitan University
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Subjects:HJ Treatment method > Treatment outcome
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Patient care management
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Treatment and maintenance > Treatment factors
T Demographic characteristics > Substance or health care worker
T Demographic characteristics > Doctor
T Demographic characteristics > Nurse

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