[Article] Rising national prevalence in life-limiting conditions in England

Source:  [Article] Rising national prevalence in life-limiting conditions in England    Tag:  prevalence of duchenne muscular dystrophy
For children and young people with life-limiting conditions, palliative care services should be available, but few national or local data are available to estimate the burden of these conditions. This study revealed that the prevalence was double the previously reported estimates at 32 per 10,000 population.

Fraser, L., Miller, M., Hain, R., Norman, P., Aldridge, J., McKinney, P. & Parslow, R. 2012. Rising national prevalence in life-limiting conditions in England. Pediatrics, [online March 12 2012].

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