World media roundup – 25 October 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Pretty Little Liar star shoots hospice film in Kenya

AllAfrica.com

Pretty Little Liar actress Torrey DeVitto was part of a crew that has been shooting a documentary about hospices and care at the end of life in Kenya, Uganda and South Sudan.

Coming to grips with evidence-based medicine

AAHPM Blog

Steven Prior writes about why he started the All Things Palliative blog and what he has learnt over the past 10 months; “the most eye-opening has been just how enormous this body of medical evidence really is,” he said.

Leaders in palliative care – time to talk?

EAPC Blog

Lukas Radbruch writes about the International Palliative Care Leadership Development Initiative.

Maintaining safety with opioids

US- The ONC

Comment on overdosing on long-acting opioids.

A ridiculous story

US- Sunrise Rounds

A true story about poor communication between a doctor and patient.

Millions in Africa do not have access to morphine and suffer unnecessary preventable pain

ehospice Africa

Steve Hynd from the African Palliative Care Association writes about the lack of palliative care provision and pain relief across much of Africa.

Webuye District Hospital sets up room for palliative care

ehospice Kenya

Webuye District Hospitals is one of the latest hospitals to have an operational palliative care unit.

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