TITLE

"Speak-up" campaign to encourage end-of-life planning launched

PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/17/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 8, p980
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) has joined the Speak-up campaign to encourage Canadians to wish that end-of-life care should be known to them, which is driven by a task force that represents more than 25 organizations in Canada.
ACCESSION #
62571634

 

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