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Austrian Palliative Society (OPG)

In the interest of patients and relatives, the OPG strives to strengthen palliative care in Austria in all its dimensions and thus to improve the interdisciplinary care of patients with advanced diseases and thus limited life expectancy. The OPG understands in its structure and its tasks as an interdisciplinary scientific society with the goals, to promote personal contacts among members and relationships with relevant foreign companies, to strengthen the interaction of all professionals working in palliative care in daily practice, to improve the scientific basis of the individual care fields
the development of standards for training in palliative care in the medical and other fields,to support the continuing education in palliative care, Provide recommendations and guidelines for diagnostics and therapy, as well as make recommendations, guidelines, and opinions on other issues and topics related to the subject to present the concerns of palliative care to the public.
Medical University of Vienna Department of Internal Medicine, Währinger Gürtel 18-20 1090 Vienna
Contact person
Prim. Univ. Prof. Dr. Rudolf Likar, MSc, President

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