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General practice physicians’ and nurses’ self-reported multidisciplinary end-of-life care: a systematic review
  1. Hugh Senior1,
  2. Matthew Grant2,
  3. Joel J Rhee3,
  4. Michèle Aubin4,
  5. Peta McVey5,
  6. Claire Johnson6,7,
  7. Leanne Monterosso8,9,
  8. Harriet Nwachukwu10,
  9. Julia Fallon-Ferguson11,
  10. Patsy Yates12,
  11. Briony Williams11 and
  12. Geoffrey Mitchell10
  1. 1 College of Health, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
  2. 2 School of Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  3. 3 School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  4. 4 Département de Médecine Familiale et de Médecine D'urgence, Faculté de Médecine, Université Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
  5. 5 Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  6. 6 School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
  7. 7 Cancer and Palliative Care Research and Evaluation Unit, School of Surgery, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
  8. 8 School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Notre Dame Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
  9. 9 Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Research, St John of God Murdoch Hospital, Murdoch, Western Australia, Australia
  10. 10 Primary Care Clinical Unit, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  11. 11 General Practice, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  12. 12 Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Professor Geoffrey Mitchell, Primary Care Clinical Unit, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston 4006, Queensland, Australia; g.mitchell{at}uq.edu.au

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  • Contributors GM initiated this study, oversaw the design and conducted all parts of the review, and wrote the manuscript. JF-F and BW did the initial search and screen of ineligible papers. GM and HN searched data and screened ineligible papers from 2014 to 1017. HS wrote the draft of this paper. All other authors contributed to the design, the development of the separate research questions, read abstracts, determined eligibility, read full manuscripts, did quality assessments and data extraction, and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding This paper was funded by Royal Australian College of General Practitioner/ HCF grant in 2013.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement Data are available on reasonable request.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors GM initiated this study, oversaw the design and conducted all parts of the review, and wrote the manuscript. JF-F and BW did the initial search and screen of ineligible papers. GM and HN searched data and screened ineligible papers from 2014 to 1017. HS wrote the draft of this paper. All other authors contributed to the design, the development of the separate research questions, read abstracts, determined eligibility, read full manuscripts, did quality assessments and data extraction, and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding This paper was funded by Royal Australian College of General Practitioner/ HCF grant in 2013.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement Data are available on reasonable request.

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