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Cat: Hospice

Answers to some of the questions most often asked by consumers about hospice. Hospice industry news on legislative affairs, regulatory affairs, research, legal, and public relations. Statistical fact sheets. Field tested, immediately applicable ideas contributing to the success of hospices in the US. Medicare hospice agencey wage indexes. Quality of life index.

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Advance Directives for Psychiatric Care [5452] ?

FAQs and educational resources

Advanced Care Planning [565] ?

A series of consumer brochures

Approaching Death: Improving Care at the End of Life [3923] ?

A study from the National Academy of Science on what constitutes good care at the end of life

Facing Death [38605] ?

PBS documentary with educational guides about end-of-life issues

GriefNet Library [8562] ?

Articles, poetry, thoughts, ideas, etc. on grieving

Hospice & Palliative Care [5442] ?

Consumer guidance on the subject

Hospice Articles [5671] ?

Series of articles on the basics of hospice, coping with death & dying, brereavement

Hospice Association of America [9052] ?

Consumer guides, fact sheets, historical perspectives and other background information

Hospice Center Medicare [24837] ?

Medicare hospice coding, payment information, policies and regulations

Hospice Foundation of America Articles [5441] ?

Articles for consumers related to hospice

Hospice Quality [8025] ?

Information and resources for compliance with the CMS quality reporting requirements

Hospice Statistics [9048] ?

A collection of pertinent data on hospice care in the United States

National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization [5130] ?

Represents hospice and palliative programs and professionals in USA

On Our Own Terms [8160] ?

Moyers on Dying - information from the PBS series

State-Specific Advance Directives [5451] ?

Provides state-specific advance directive instructions

The Living Will [12810] ?

A sample living will card

Tool Kit for Health Care Advance Planning [5453] ?

Advice on health care advance directives such as a living will or durable power of attorney for health care

With Eyes Open [11571] ?

PBS series on the end of life


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Health / Ethics in Medicine
Ethical, professional and public policy statements for health care

Health / Home Healthcare
Statistics, technical papers, FAQs about home health care agencies

Health / Medical Center Mgt
Handbooks for medical staff and patients, departmental resources

Medicine / Cancer
Clinical resources on the medical treatment of cancer

Medicine / Mental Health
Clinical resources on the medical treatment of mental health disorders

Medicine / Pain
Pain assessment tools, diagnosis & treatment of migraines, cancer pain, etc.

Medicine / Wound Care
Medical protocols and guidance regarding wound care, pressure ulcers, etc.


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