TITLE

When to ask about hospice

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Consumer Reports on Health;Jan2002, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the increase in the utilization of hospice care for people with terminal illness in Arlington, Virginia. Services offered by hospice; Prevalence of cancer patients in hospice care; Contact information for the National Hospice Organization.
ACCESSION #
5757882

 

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