Defining hospice and palliative care: some further thoughts.

  • William M Lamers
  • Published 2002 in Journal of pain & palliative care pharmacotherapy


Widespread acceptance of hospice in the United States has contributed to increased public and professional interest in improved care, not only for dying persons, but for persons undergoing treatment for conditions that may not pose an immediate threat to their life. 'Palliative care' has been brought into use to denote care that covers a broader category of… (More)


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@article{Lamers2002DefiningHA, title={Defining hospice and palliative care: some further thoughts.}, author={William M Lamers}, journal={Journal of pain & palliative care pharmacotherapy}, year={2002}, volume={16 3}, pages={65-71} }