World Media Roundup – 26 September 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Rural hospice the embodiment of doctor’s commitment to end of life care

Canada – CTV News Calgary

As Alberta’s population continues to age, end of life care is of vital importance. Dr. Eric Wasylenko is devoted to ensuring his patients received the best possible care during their final days.

Passare Launches its Latest How-to Guide to Simplify Planning for End-of-Life

US – PR Web

Passare, Inc., a trusted and relevant source for end-of-life planning and management, announces its successful new consumer guide, “How-to Manage End-of-Life Planning.”

Dialogues on compassion

India – The Hindu

Aksharakala, Thiruvananthapuram is giving voice to the hospice movement with their new play, Sneha Santhwanam, directed by veteran theatreperson Meenambalam Santosh. It’s perhaps for the first time that a professional drama troupe in the state is turning the spotlight on palliative care.

Have We Overlooked Palliative Care as an Answer to a Patient’s Suffering?

US – Medscape

Interview with Dr Diane Meier, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (which is located at the Mount Sinai Medical School in New York) and one of the world’s authorities on palliative care.

Why So Few Psychiatric Providers on Palliative Care Teams?

US – Medscape

Study to explore the current level of collaboration between psychiatrists and palliative care consultation services across the United States, and the factors that support or restrict such involvement.

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