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Physicians’ Concordant and Discordant Views on Primary Versus Specialty Palliative Care Skills: An Exploratory Study

      In this qualitative study, physician interviews reveal areas of consensus and disagreement regarding the primary palliative care/specialty palliative care skill boundary, based on specific skill, physician specialty and individual physician belief. Physicians consistently request interactive, practice-based training to improve primary palliative care skills, and report time as the greatest barrier.

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