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Latest American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Stories

2009-11-03 06:03:00

PARK RIDGE, Ill. and CHICAGO, Nov.

2009-10-13 09:00:00

The Institute for Palliative Medicine in San Diego officially launches PAL-MED CONNECT California's first statewide consultative service for palliative care SAN DIEGO, Oct.

2009-10-08 11:07:00

Palliative Care Psychiatry Program only one of its kind in the United States SAN DIEGO, Oct.

2009-10-07 12:07:21

Guidelines derived from a recent Consensus Conference, including recommendations on the role of healthcare providers in the assurance of quality spiritual care to patients in a palliative care setting, are published in a comprehensive report in Journal of Palliative Medicine.

2009-09-29 08:33:00

Article Finds Great Promise for Increasing Availability of Hospice in Nursing Homes ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept.

2009-09-24 09:51:00

Joan Teno to Receive NHPCO Distinguished Researcher Award ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept.

2009-06-25 14:28:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An article appearing in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (06/25/09) draws attention to hospice care in the U.S., the Medicare hospice benefit, growth in the field, and includes comments from recent MedPAC reports.

2009-06-19 11:00:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress can help diminish barriers to quality care for people with serious illness, according to Howard Tuch, MD, MS, a spokesperson for the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM).


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.