Palliative and hospice care services produce well-known benefits for patients living with serious illness and for their families. Benefits include improved quality of life and reduced symptom burden, spiritual and emotional distress, and caregiver distress.

April 13, 2020
Palliative and hospice care services produce well-known benefits for patients living with serious illness and for their families. Benefits include improved quality of life and reduced symptom burden, spiritual […]
April 13, 2020
In this issue of Palliative Medicine, Collingridge Moore et al. identified, based on a scoping review, four key implementation strategies, including the following: (1) facilitation (internally […]
April 6, 2020
When patients are likely to die in the coming hours or days, families often want prognostic information. Prognostic uncertainty and a lack of end-of-life communication training […]
April 6, 2020
A large number of end-of-life decisions are made by a next-of-kin for a patient who has lost their decision-making capacity. This has given rise to investigations […]