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Palliative care for people with end-stage non-malignant lung disease.

VOL: 101, ISSUE: 06, PAGE NO: 48Ann Shuttleworth, BA, is a freelance health care journalistThese patients have complex palliative care needs, particularly as some - whose condition is believed to be in its end stage - survive for months or years. Despite the high numbers, and the fact that many people live for decades with PNMLD, access to specialist services is highly variable across the UK.

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