End-of-life care: lessons from other nations.

@article{Higginson2005EndoflifeCL,
  title={End-of-life care: lessons from other nations.},
  author={Irene J Higginson},
  journal={Journal of palliative medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={8 Suppl 1},
  pages={S161-73}
}
Palliative care and hospice services have evolved across the globe in different contexts and in different ways, although many of the challenges faced are similar. Comparison between countries helps to identify the best solutions for individual patients and their families, who have complex needs and problems. This paper describes the globally shared challenges and beginnings in hospice and palliative care. It reviews evolution of services and approaches. It compares the models of hospice and… CONTINUE READING