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87-year-old woman leaves hospice care to join Women's March ...


KRMG - Jan 24, 2017
A retired teacher with terminal ovarian cancer abandoned hospice care on Saturday to join about 10000 other people in a Women's March in Washington state.
 

When to Consider Hospice Care for Cancer Patients | MAA Center


Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center (blog) - Feb 16, 2017
When faced with a terminal illness, it can be difficult to know when it is time to consider hospice care. See what considerations can go into making this difficult ...
 

Nonprofit donates bouquets to patients in hospice care | KGW.com


kgw.com - Feb 15, 2017
The Bloom Project started ten years ago in a garage with just a few flowers.
 

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Hospice Care books

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End


by: Atul Gawande


In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending

Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But in the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medicine seem too frequently to run counter to the interest of the human spirit. Nursing homes, preoccupied with safety, pin patients into railed beds and wheelchairs.
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Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to the End of Life


by: Jessica Nutik Zitter M.D.
An ICU and Palliative Care specialist featured in the Oscar-nominated Netflix documentary Extremis offers a framework for a better way to exit life that will change our medical culture at the deepest level

In medical school, no one teaches you how to let a patient die.

Jessica Zitter became a doctor because she wanted to be a hero. She elected to specialize in critical care—to become an ICU physician—and imagined herself swooping in to rescue patients from the brink of death.
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Symptom Management Algorithms: A Handbook for Palliative Care


by: Linda Wrede-Seaman
Pocket sized hospice and palliative care handbook recently updated and released for those providing end of life care and interfacing with the management of advanced chronic diseases. Includes detailled assessment tool, treatment guidelines, tables and scales for pain management and other distressing symptoms. A practical educational tool for nurses in hospice, oncology, long term care and inpatient palliative care. Includes guidelines for spiritual, psychosocial and dignity conserving interventions for patients and their families facing a terminal illness!
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The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan for End-of-Life Care


by: Angelo Volandes M.D. M.D.

There is an unspoken dark side of American medicine--keeping patients alive at any price. Two thirds of Americans die in healthcare institutions, tethered to machines and tubes at bankrupting costs, even though research shows that most prefer to die at home in comfort, surrounded by loved ones.

Dr. Angelo E. Volandes believes that a life well lived deserves a good ending. Through the stories of seven patients and seven very different end-of-life experiences, he demonstrates that what people with a serious illness, who are approaching the end of their lives, need most is not new technologies but one simple thing: The Conversation.
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Understanding Hospice Care


In this video series, the President of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Donald Schumacher provides information about Hospice care.
 

Hospice Care


Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Hospice Care brings compassionate care into the lives of terminally ill patients, and grief support services to their families. Series: ...
 

What is Hospice Care?


Dr. Simin Beg talks about the importance of end of life care. Beg discusses how physicians, family, and hospice health professionals work as a team to provide ...
 

He Checked On His Mom While In Hospice Care, What He Found The Nurse Doing? OMG!


 

Understanding Hospice Care


An informational video that explains the basic services and mission of Hospice Care in the United States.