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Palliative care in humanitarian medicine

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Palliative Medicine
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Tammam Aloudat
Date of publication: 
2017
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Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 99–101

Palliative  care  interventions  have  historically  been neglected  in  the  practice  of  humanitarian  medicine. This may come as a surprise, since it is a sombre reality that medical practitioners are frequently witness to death  and  dying  in  their  response  to  humanitarian crises.