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Hospice (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: Henry Farkas, MD, Medical Director, VNA of Maryland/Northern Chesapeake Hospice; Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Union Hospital of Cecil County.

Editors: James E Keany, MD, FACEP, Director of Emergency Medical Education, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center and Children's Hospital at Miss; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Ron Fuerst, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of South Carolina College of Medicine; Director, Children's Emergency Center, Children's Hospital of Richland Memorial Hospital.

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Byock I. Dying Well. Berkley Publishing Group; 1997.

GriefNet. GriefNet Homepage. GriefNet Homepage.

Halpern J. Helping Your Aging Parents: A Practical Guide for Adult Children. McGraw-Hill Co; 1987.

Health Care Financing Administration. Medicare Hospice Benefits. 1999.

Kubler-Ross E. Questions and Answers on Death and Dying. Macmillan Publishing Co; 1974.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Website. The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Website.

Zimmerman JM. Hospice: Complete Care for the Terminally Ill. Foreword by Dame Cicely Saunders. Urban & Schwarzenberg; 1981.


Last Editorial Review: 4/26/2012

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