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Table 2 Description of key themes

From: Implementation of palliative care for patients with terminal diseases from the viewpoint of healthcare personnel

Themes Discussion points
Family and environment Refers to barriers and contributing factors to palliative care from family and environment
Numbers and competence of healthcare personnel Refers to the numbers and competencies of healthcare personnel to deliver palliative care
Accessibility of palliative care Refers to feasibility of getting palliative care
Case management Refers to the management of patient’s and family’s problems by healthcare personnel
Healthcare system Refers to barriers and enabling factors from healthcare system