Nursing home patients have hospice potential

January 2010
Hospice Management Advisor;Jan2010, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p10
The article reviews an article by researchers from Harvard Medical School on the benefits of the provision of hospice care in nursing homes in the U.S., which appeared in the periodical "Journal of Pain and Symptom Management."


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