Latest American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Stories

2012-03-10 08:00:00

Because of the complex needs of hospice and palliative care patients, clinicians must be able to construct a plan of care that will accurately chart a patient´s progress toward outcomes that enhance his or her quality of life. To accomplish this important service, clinicians should employ a system of preferred practices to effectively assess, document, and manage the end of life needs of patients and their families. Tyler, TX (PRWEB) March 10, 2012 Pedagogy, Inc., a national provider...

2011-08-09 08:00:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Muskegon-born Todd Winn, MD, an emergency room physician, is the first physician to be awarded West Michigan's Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. The Fellowship, designed to increase physician awareness, understanding and competence in the specialized field of hospice and palliative care, is a collaboration between Hospice of Michigan (HOM) Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners, Michigan State University School of Medicine...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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