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- Announcements. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Apr2002, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p337
Presents several announcements related to palliative medicine in the U.S.
- Meetings and Events. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Apr2002, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p335
Presents a calendar of events related to palliative medicine in 2002.
- Announcements. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Apr2003, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p329
Offers news briefs on palliative medicine in the U.S. as of April 2003. Description of the Palliative Medicine Fellowship program of the Medical College of Wisconsin; Details of the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine physician certification examination for 2003; Introduction of...
- Putting last wishes first. Hudson, Terese // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;12/05/96, Vol. 70 Issue 23, p76
Presents information on the use of a palliative care team at the Hospice of Northern Virginia in Falls Church, as a support for patients, their families, and doctors from hospice executive Betsy Murphy. Team as including a nurse, a chaplain and social worker; Demand for the service; Mission of...
- Gain on pain. Beresford, Larry // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;08/05-08/20/98, Vol. 72 Issue 15/16, p72
Presents information on palliative care in the United States. Efforts of two universities to develop pain control standards in cancer and other diseases and regulatory obstacles to pain management; Information on funding for the projects; Reference to summit held in 1994 on management by...
- Dying in the USA--it's not the better way. Bushe, Frank G. // Patient Care;3/1/1998, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p53
Presents information as it relates to palliative care in Canada, while highlighting the report `Approaching Death: Improving Care at the End of Life.' Inclusions of the report; Conclusions derived from the report.
- Special problems of children. Goldman, Ann // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/03/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7124, p49
Focuses on pediatric palliative care. Children that need palliative care; Aspects of care in children; Specific problems; Support for the family; Bereavement.
- Non-malignant conditions. O'Brien, Tony; Welsh, John; Dunn, Francis G. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/24/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7127, p286
Presents information on palliative care of non-malignant conditions. Guidelines for prescribing opioids for pain control in non-malignant conditions; Palliative management for advanced respiratory disease, advanced cardiac disease and advanced neurological disease; Drug treatment of advanced...
- Book Review: Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Palliative Medicine: Expert Consult. Lawrie, Iain; Elliott, Hazel // Palliative Medicine;Mar2012, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p189
The article reviews the books, "Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine (4th edition)," "Palliative Medicine: Expert Consult," and "Palliative Care Nursing. Principles and Evidence for Practice."
- New challenge for palliative care. Bosanquet, Nick // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/03/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7090, p1294
Editorial. Comments on the change and growth within palliative care in Great Britain. Increased need for palliative care among patients with non-cancer diagnoses; Preference of patients to die at home; Funding of management task for care programs.