A nurse terminally ill with cancer volunteered to be a subject of research for students from her alma mater.
Study finds advanced cancer patients who had early end-of-life care discussions received less agressive treatment at the end of life and were more likely to choose hospice.
Jane Lindholm discusses the importance of starting the conversation. Talking is the single most important thing that you can do to prepare for the death of someone you love. Often such conversations are avoided out of an understandable desire to spare each other’s feelings. They need not be.
Imagine you learn today that your mother has just suffered a serious stroke and is in the hospital. Then imagine that you are now being asked to make decisions about her medical care. You just had lunch with her last week and she seemed so healthy.
The program was popular, but after two and a half years, Partners in Palliative and Home Care will close.
Whose interests are being served?
Dartmouth-Hitchcock recognized for palliative care services available to New Hampshire and Vermont residents.
How did health care reform and palliative care do in the Vermont Legislature?