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2012-06-05 09:46:36

Half of adults over age 65 made at least one emergency department (ED) visit in the last month of life.

2012-04-26 23:02:03

$1/2 Million Grant Will Be Used to Build Capacity in Palliative Care in Africa (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 Efforts to improve the quality and availability

2012-03-27 23:02:09

A special screening will be held on Thursday for an important new documentary film that sheds light on the need for palliative care services in Uganda at the National Hospice and Palliative Care


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.