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Resource from Spain: ‘End of life care’

The Spanish Society of family and Community Medicine (semFYC) is a federation of 17 Regional Family Societies. One of the most active is the Catalan Society of Family Medicine. It has many working Groups.
One of them is the Working group on bioethics which was founded in 2001 and it has produced nine papers so far in the series “Reflections from everyday practice".
Their last paper is called END OF LIFE CARE and has been translated into Spanish and into English from the original in the Catalan language. It is a 33 page comprehensive work including case studies. The English version is available here.

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