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Palliative Care Victoria glossary of terms

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Palliative Care Victoria glossary of terms

The Palliative Care Victoria Glossary of Terms has been developed to help patients, carers, family members and staff to better understand and communicate terms and acronyms often used in palliative care.

It is also designed to provide language professionals with access to accurate and culturally and linguistically appropriate palliative care terminology to ensure consistency both within and across languages.

Each version has been professionally translated and tested with community representatives for accuracy and readability.

Target audience:
General, Health practitioners, Parents or carers
Service area:
February 2024
Last reviewed:
April 2024
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