Applying hospice principles in the palliative care debate

  title={Applying hospice principles in the palliative care debate},
  author={Donna Pendley and Ronnie White},
  journal={American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine},
  pages={412 - 415}
neer in issues related to end-of-life care. Riverside Hospice, established in the mid-1970s, was one of the nation’s first, and the landmark Karen Ann Quinlan case a few years later put the state in the headlines once more. Since then, the success of hospice care nationwide has made possible an ongoing dialogue on the value of non-curative care. Yet despite the success of hospice, providers continue to suffer from late referrals, nonreferrals, a general lack of understanding about the nature of… CONTINUE READING

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