Hospice, prescription for terminal care
Hospice versus hospital care, the origins of hospice, the case of the terminally ill patient, attitudes toward death, the right to die, hospice: A caring community, contemporary facilities for the terminally ill, symptom control, reimbursement, legislation, u.S. And canadian hospices, roadblocks to the hospice movement.
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Chapter 2The Origins of Hospice
The Case of the Terminally 111 Patient
Attitudes Toward Death
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