Doyle, Derek
January 2003
Palliative Medicine;Jan2003, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p9
Academic Journal
Editorial. Discusses the evolution of the definition of 'palliative care.' Change from 'care of the dying' and 'terminal care'; Wide acceptance of the word 'hospice' in the voluntary sector; Preference of the National Health Service of Great Britain for the euphemistic 'continuing care'; Recognition of palliative care as a medical specialty in Great Britain in 1987.


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