End-stage renal disease patients need hospice care

April 2007
Hospice Management Advisor;Apr2007, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p46
The article offers views from hospice care professionals Alvin H. Moss and Malene Davis regarding the necessity of providing palliative and hospice care for renal disease patients. Moss reports on the renal disease workgroup funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Princeton, New Jersey to address the issue that only few renal disease patients receive palliative services. Moss focuses on the need to educate healthcare providers to improve hospice care access of dialysis patients.


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