Palliative care is the active total care of patients whose disease is not responsive to curative treatment. This category deals with sites that promote, educate and inform the public about palliative care in general.
Promotes wider access to palliative care in hospitals and health systems throughout the United States.
Information on this research review group, a member of the international Cochrane Collaboration, dedicated to providing systematic reviews of published evidence in the field of palliative care.
Consumer and professional health education on the treatment of chronic pain as well as on comfort or palliative care for those with long-term illness. Beth Israel Medical Center, New York.
The president of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Dr. Ira Byock, provides excerpts from his book about resources for patients and families facing life-limiting illness.
Coverage of this medical speciality.
Programs offered at Harvard Medical School for healthcare professionals. Located in Boston, Mass.
A national initiative to increase awareness of hospice palliative care and services in Canada. The campaign is presented in partnership with the Canadian Palliative Care Association and The Glaxo Wellcome Foundation.
A resource for clinical information, education, research and academic training in palliative care.
Provides independent information for health professionals about drugs usage in this specialty.
In this report clinicians at nine hospitals describe the establishment of formal programs of palliative care.
Developed for palliative care physicians in Texas, containing details of meetings and useful online resources.
Offers continuing medical education conferences, distance learning, educational materials and consulting.
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