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Palliative care for persons with Parkinson’s disease: a qualitative study on the experiences of health care professionals

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic and neurodegenerative disease associated with a wide variety of symptoms. The risk of complications increases with progression of the disease. These complications have a tremendous impact on the quality of life of people with PD. The aim of this study was to examine health care professionals’ experiences of potential barriers and facilitators in providing palliative care for people with PD in the Netherlands.

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