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Offers training materials to physicians who educate about end of life (EOL) issues.
By Dr. Ira Byock. The president of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine provides excerpts from his book about resources for patients and families facing life-limiting illness.
Beth Israel Medical Center offers information about treatment approaches for dying patients.
Offers resources for care and end-of-life issues.
Companion site to the PBS special on the medical, ethical, and social issues surrounding end-of-life care in America.
Initiative from the Department of Veterans Affairs to develop benchmark curricula for end-of-life and palliative care for training resident physicians.
American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement offers advice on the development of an effective pediatric palliative care plan.
Centre for research and education in palliative care.
National education program to improve end-of-life care by nurses from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
Offers links to hospice and palliative care resources for healthcare workers, patients, and families.