University of Iowa Foundation
University of Iowa graduate James A. Otterbeck has made a gift of $1.5 million to establish the nation’s first teaching position focused on hospice and palliative care pharmacy at the University of Iowa.
An exploration of self-management support in the context of palliative nursing: a modified concept analysis
A paper published in BMC Nursing reports an analysis of the concept of self-management support in palliative nursing.
Medscape Medical News
Parental death in childhood or adolescence is associated with increased all-cause mortality into early adulthood, which may reflect genetic and other factors, according to a study published in PLoS Medicine.
Ireland – The Journal
A study into bereavement training of healthcare chaplains who care for parents following the death of a baby finds that the training of chaplains in Ireland is “diverse”.
Elana Miller provides some guidelines on how to support someone dealing with cancer (as well as illness and major life catastrophes in general).
The AIDS 2014 Global Village – loud, informative, brash, outlandish, outrageous – all of which apply. But the message is strong.
Research from an international partnership of advocacy groups shows that leading donors and affected countries have failed to implement recommendations from the World Health Organisation on how to address TB-HIV.