Progress in palliative care in Israel: comparative mapping and next steps

  title={Progress in palliative care in Israel: comparative mapping and next steps},
  author={Netta Bentur and Linda Emanuel and Nathan Cherney},
  booktitle={Israel journal of health policy research},
Palliative care was established rapidly in some countries, while in other countries its establishment has taken a different trajectory. This paper identifies core steps in developing a medical specialty and examines those taken by Israel as compared with the US and England for palliative care. It considers the next steps Israel may take.Palliative care aims to provide quality of life for those with serious illnesses by attending to the illness-prompted physical, mental, social, and spiritual… CONTINUE READING
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