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“Please, I want to go home”: ethical issues raised when considering choice of place of care in palliative care
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    The place of death - a key issue also in Cuba
    • Alfredo A Espinosa-Roca, coordinator palliative care programme
    • Other Contributors:
      • Alfredo D Espinosa-Brito, Frank C. Álvarez-Li, Ángel J. Romero-Cabrera

    Editor - We carefully read the recent Wheatley and Baker paper. (1) As they emphasised, the place of death persists at present as a very important issue for every person and for health care services.

    One of the most typical signs of western societies during the past century was the ever-increasing proportion of patients who died at hospitals. This new panorama was due to several reasons, but undoubtedly it was...

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