Symptom Control, Palliative Care & Referral Guidelines for Patients with Chronic Respiratory Disease

These guidelines have been prepared for the use of health care professionals, to support the delivery of palliative care for patients with advanced chronic respiratory disease. They are applicable to those working in primary or secondary care, including respiratory and specialist palliative care teams. They guide healthcare professionals to identify patients with end-stage respiratory disease who may benefit from specialist palliative care, as well as providing advice regarding appropriate symptom management and psychosocial support for this group of patients.





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