Hospice Care on the International Scene

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Dame Cicely M. Saunders, Robert Kastenbaum
Springer Publishing Company, Jan 1, 1997 - Medical - 303 pages
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This volume explores how hospice care has been taking root throughout much of the world and illustrates how people are finding ways to shape hospice care to the particular needs and resources of their countries and communities. The book begins with a hospice mission statement by Dame Cicely Saunders and is followed by an overview of the international hospice movement by Dr. Jan Stemsward of the World Health Organization. Included are reports from pioneering hospice programs in the Middle East, in tropical Africa, and Croatia.

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Contents

A Mission Statement
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The International Hospice Movement From the Perspective
13
Survey Results
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