Ethical issues warrant hospice-specific group

April 2009
Hospice Management Advisor;Apr2009, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p41
The article focuses on various ethical issues involving hospice and other home health nurses in the U.S. These include the capability of family caregivers to handle tasks required by their patients and the need for family members to follow the wishes of the patients as indicated before he or she developed dementia. Details on the significant role of ethics committees in providing support to health care providers in the country are also discussed.


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