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Terminally ill patients who are supported by religious communities are more likely to receive aggressive end-of-life care rather than hospice care; spiritual support from medical teams may reverse this

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  1. Correspondence to : Dr Ingela C V Thuné-Boyle, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1-19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK; i.thune-boyle{at}ucl.ac.uk
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Thuné-Boyle ICV
Terminally ill patients who are supported by religious communities are more likely to receive aggressive end-of-life care rather than hospice care; spiritual support from medical teams may reverse this

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  • First published November 1, 2013.
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June 17, 2014

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