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Palliative and Hospice Care: a Look Ahead

By R. Bruce Dalglish of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Updated 6/25/2018 With over 90 million Americans suffering from serious long-term or chronic illnesses, palliative and hospice care services are bound to play an ever-increasing role in the modern healthcare system. It is projected that by year 2029, there will be more than 70 million Americans age 65 or older. As …

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Negative Misperception Prevents Patients from Benefitting from Palliative Care, Research Shows

By R. Bruce Dalglish of Pennsylvania New research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal indicates that many patients associate the term “palliative care” with imminent death, which prevents them from even considering this type of care. Lead study author and head of the division of palliative care at the University Health Network in Toronto Dr. Camilla …

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