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This trial found that immediate short-term integrated palliative care did not lead to a statistically significant improvement in patient-reported physical symptoms compared to standard care after 12 weeks.

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Nilay Hepgul 1, Rebecca Wilson 1, Deokhee Yi 1, Catherine Evans 1,2, Sabrina Bajwah 1, Vincent Crosby 3, Andrew Wilcock 4, Fiona Lindsay 5, Anthony Byrne 6, Carolyn Young 7, Karen Groves 8, Clare Smith 9, Rachel Burman 10, K Ray Chaudhuri 11, Eli Silber 12, Irene J Higginson 1,*, Wei Gao 1,*

1 Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation, King’s College London, London, UK
2 Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust, Brighton, UK
3 Department of Palliative Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK
4 Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
5 Martlets Hospice, Hove, UK
6 Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
7 Department of Neurology, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK
8 Queenscourt Hospice, Southport, UK
9 Department of Palliative Care, Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Surrey, UK
10 Department of Palliative Care, King’s College Hospital, London, UK
11 National Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence, King’s College Hospital and King’s College London, London, UK
12 Department of Neurology, King’s College Hospital, London, UK
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