hospice

April 30, 2018

As they approach the end of their lives, many patients with end-stage renal disease face a harrowing choice: Continue dialysis treatment or enter hospice care.

October 10, 2017

An analysis of survey data found no significant racial differences in various aspects of the quality of end-of-life care, although survey respondents reported many deficiencies in the quality of end-of-life care for both black and white patients

Individuals who care for family members and friends with dementia often lack support, education and communication from healthcare professionals, leading to caregiver distress and inadequate patient care, according to a new study led by researche

About one in eight dying patients receiving Medicare-funded hospice care were not visited by hospice staff in the last two days of life, a study has found.

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