The provision of palliative care in sub-Saharan Africa is a concern. A limited number of well resourced palliative care settings are available. Patient-level outcome measures are necessary to monitor and improve practice and patient care. This paper focuses on the use of the African Palliative Care Association (APCA) African Palliative Outcome Scale (POS) and pain scales used in clinical practice.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||SA Pharmaceutical Journal|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2014|