Health Facts Plus: Hospice Care

Health Facts Plus: Hospice Care

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Hospice (National Cancer Institute)Also available in Spanish

Hospice Care (Administration on Aging) Also available in Spanish Hospice Care: An Option for People with Terminal Illness (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) JAMA Patient Page: Hospice Care (American Medical Association) Also available in Spanish What Is Hospice Care? (American Cancer Society)

Making Your Loved One Comfortable during the Last Days of Life (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Terminal Illness: Interacting with a Terminally Ill Loved One (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)

Artificial Nutrition (Food) and Hydration (Fluids) at the End of Life (National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization) - Links to PDF Helping You Choose Quality Home Care and Hospice Services (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) Hospice Care in the Nursing Home (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Hospice Care: A Consumer’s Guide to Selecting a Hospice Program (National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization) - Large PDF file If You or Someone You Love is Very Ill...Ask Tough Questions (National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization) - Links to PDF JAMA Patient Page: Palliative Care (American Medical Association) Also available in Spanish JAMA Patient Page: Palliative Sedation (American Medical Association) Also available in Spanish Long-Term Care Planning Tool (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) What Questions Should I Ask about Hospice Care? (American Cancer Society)

Who Pays for Hospice Care? (American Cancer Society)

ClinicalTrials.gov: Palliative Care (National Institutes of Health)

Making Difficult Decisions about Hospice: What Do Patients and Families Want to Know? (02/01/2005, AGS Foundation for Health in Aging)

Glossary (Beth Israel Medical Center, Dept. of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care) Glossary of Key Children''s Hospice Terms (Children''s Hospice International)

American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician Directory (American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine) Locate a Hospice (Hospice Foundation of America) Search the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization Database (National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization) Worldwide Database of Programs Caring for Children with Life-Threatening Conditions and Their Families (Children''s Hospice International)

Children''s Hospice International National Cancer Institute National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Ethics and Palliative Care (Beth Israel Medical Center, Dept. of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care) Medicare Hospice Benefits (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) - Links to PDF Also available in Spanish

FASTATS: Hospice Care (National Center for Health Statistics) New Report Profiles Hospice Care in the United States Shows Drop in Length of Care (National Center for Health Statistics)

About Children''s Hospice, Palliative, and End-of-Life Care (Children''s Hospice International) Differences between Hospice Care for Children and Adults (Children''s Hospice International)

Palliative Care and Hospice (AGS Foundation for Health in Aging)

Hospice Care (Administration on Aging) - Links to PDF - In Chinese Hospice Care (Administration on Aging) - Links to PDF - In Russian

Select services and providers for Hospice Care in your area.

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The primary NIH organization for research on Hospice Care is the

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Date last updated: 29 December 2006 Topic last reviewed: 05 September 2006