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Patients need hospice care sooner, experts say

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | May 17, 2017

Hospice experts say patients often wait too long before seeking hospice care, and advanced goal-setting and pain management may give them more quality time and an opportunity for closure. Hospice of Spokane CEO Gina Drummond said half of people who enter the hospice die within 14 days. The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.) (free content) (05/15)


Just 6% of nursing home patients have DNH orders, study says

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | May 17, 2017

Doctors' book aims to help patients, families cope with cancer

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | May 19, 2017

Review shows benefits of integrating palliative care, surgery

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | May 19, 2017

Palliative care can help patients unaware they are dying

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | May 19, 2017

Caregivers offer coping tips when loved one has dementia

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | May 19, 2017

Study finds PTSD, psychotropic meds linked to dementia among veterans

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | May 17, 2017

Dive into the Hospice Medical Director Manual

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | May 19, 2017

Circle of Life Award Nominations now open

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | May 17, 2017

Hospices may have trouble meeting disaster planning rule

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | May 19, 2017


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