Latest End-of-life care Stories
New study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows cancer patients in hospice care experience fewer hospitalizations, fewer costly and invasive procedures, and are more likely to die
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Releases New Report, "Facts & Figures: Hospice Care in America," at National Clinical Conference in Nashville. Alexandria,
A featured session at the #NAHAC14 conference is Finding the Words and Learning How to Have the Conversation: Palliative and End of Life Care.
The Goal: To have end of life education and training available to everyone from anywhere in the world. Pine Plains, New York (PRWEB) September 16, 2014
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is written by Amy Tucci, who is president and CEO of Hospice Foundation of America:
The BMJ today calls for Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying Bill, which is expected to receive its second reading in the House of Lords this month, to eventually become law.
Completing Advance Directive Is Imperative, but Not Sufficient by Itself WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The tragic legal battle between legendary radio host Casey
Fran Smith, author of Changing the Way We Die (Viva Editions) discussed what doctors say they want for their own end-of-life care in a recent article. (PRWEB)
Over 35,000 people lived to 100 years or more in England over the last ten years, with a large proportion subsequently dying from frailty exacerbated by pneumonia.
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