Palliative care redux
- Editorial: Accreditation of specialist palliative care: minimum standards or improved care? Higginson, I.J. // Palliative Medicine;1998, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p73
Editorial. Comments on the accreditation of specialist palliative care in Great Britain. Consideration of accreditation of health care providers to improve and market services; Details on the standards of accreditation systems; Focus of accreditation on structural and organizational aspects of...
- From Germany. Zenz, Michael // Palliative Medicine;Mar2003, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p138
Presents views of the author regarding need for alternative palliative care to substitute euthanasia in Germany. Lack of palliative health care facilities in German hospitals; Need for a change in health policies.
- Advancing palliative care in the United States. Foley, Kathleen M. // Palliative Medicine;Mar2003, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p89
Editorial. Focuses on the issue of advancing palliative care in the U.S. Several factors that have encouraged a national debate on palliative care; Reference to results of a survey of patients about standard of health care in the U.S.; Several reports that identify limitations in care; Several...
- 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.