TITLE

Docs receive guidance on end-of-life care

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Apr2009, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers guidelines for physicians to choose the best hospice care to patients with serious health problems in the U.S. It highlights the four important factors to consider in giving the primary care to the patients. It notes the importance of palliative care team to assist in the hospice services.
ACCESSION #
37372476

 

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