World Media Roundup – 14 August 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Rising rates of hospice discharge in U.S. raise questions about quality of care

US – Brown University

Joan Teno, professor of health services policy and practice, is the lead author on a new study that found that more than one in three patients are dropping hospice care in the U.S. before dying, a sign of trouble in an industry supposed to care for patients until death.

End-of-Life Decision-Making: What You Need to Know

US – Dementia Today

Clear and comprehensive advice on how to plan for the end of your life. 

Embracing peace: Preparing for the end of an extraordinary life

US – Utah Mom Click

Starkly honest reflections by a mother on her short remaining time with her daughter, Tori. 

ANZSPM Newsletter August 2014

Australia and New Zealand

Read the Australian & New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine Inc. August 2014 newsletter for all the latest from the organisation.

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